Treadstone and The Purge Series Canceled

The upcoming season of television is going to be a dreary one for audiences expecting anything more than reality TV and animated programming. Not only has the spread of the coronavirus pandemic halted production on nearly all TV shows, but returning shows are going to struggle getting back to work. Since this uncertain environment has networks and cable channels tightening their belts, we’re starting to see a lot more shows get canceled, and USA has just axed two of their high profile titles: The Purge and Treadstone. Read More »

treadstone trailer

The Jason Bourne franchise is slowly proving that it doesn’t even need Jason Bourne to get people to watch. Probably. The new USA Network Bourne spin-off Treadstone has its first trailer and doesn’t once mention Matt Damon‘s famous super-assassin, though it is firmly embedded in the world of the films. The series instead follows three new sleeper agents who are awakened at the same time by mysterious forces. Watch the Treadstone trailer below.

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In this edition of TV bits:

  • “Weird Al” Yankovic will play a Smoking Man Baby on Happy!
  • Some nerdy professor named a beetle after Game of Thrones dragons.
  • Fox is developing an animated series called Therapy Dog.
  • Watch the trailer for One Day At a Time season 3.
  • Oh, and watch the trailer for The Last O.G. season 2, too.
  • Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone adds DeWanda Wise & Jessica Williams.
  • Hong Chau joins the cast of Watchmen.
  • Bourne spin-off series Treadstone fills out its cast.

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treadstone

No matter how many times you stab it, punch it, or drown it, the Jason Bourne franchise will stay alive. USA Network has put in a series order for the drama Treadstone, a spin-off series following the fictional CIA black ops program that created Matt Damon‘s titular super spy. Read More »

Bourne Prequel TV show

Have you ever watched the Bourne films and wondered about the early days of the shady black ops agency known as Treadstone? USA Network has you covered, because they’ve ordered a pilot for a new Bourne prequel TV show called Treadstone that hails from Heroes creator Tim Kring. Read more about the new show below.
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