“American Horror Story” is back to sow fear in your summer with two new storylines. First, the new limited series “American Horror Stories” will launch its first two of seven episodes on July 15 on FX on Hulu, then the final installment of the anthology flagship franchise, titled “American Horror Story: Double Feature, premieres August 25 at 10 p.m. on FX.
Additionally, FX has announced that “Reservation Dogs” will air August 9 on FX on Hulu, Season 12 of “Archer” will debut two consecutive episodes August 25 at 10 p.m. on FXX, Season 3 of “What We Do In the Shadows ”will premiere September 2 at 10 p.m. on FXX,“ Impeachment: American Crime Story ”will air September 7 at 10 p.m. on FX,“ Y: The Last Man ”will debut September 13 on FX on Hulu, and the still-untitled BJ Novak series will begin airing its first two episodes September 16 on FX on Hulu.
“American Horror Stories” is a spin-off from the flagship anthology, but this time around, each episode will feature a new horror story. Kevin McHale, Charles Melton, Nico Greetham and Dyllón Burnside are slated to appear in this season, which is produced by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Alexis Martin Woodall, John J. Gray and Manny Coto.
“Reservation Dogs” is a new comedy from co-creators Sterlin Harjo and Taika Waititi, will launch its first two of eight episodes. Set in rural Oklahoma, the series follows four native teenagers who steal, steal, and save to get to California. In addition to Harjo and Waititi, Garrett Basch is an executive producer.
Season 12 of “Archer” will see the titular agent, Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin), and the gang clash with a new spy conglomerate known as the International Intelligence Agency, setting the future from their threatened mother-and-pop spy agency. Meanwhile, in season 3 of “What We’re Doing In The Shadows,” roommates Nandor (Kayvan Novak), Nadja (Natasia Demetriou), Laszlo (Matt Berry) and Colin Robinson (Mark Proksch) are in a panic after learned Guillermo (Harvey Guillen) is a vampire slayer.
“Impeachment” resolves the national crisis that has swept away Paula Jones, Monica Lewinsky and Linda Tripp. In addition to writer Sarah Burgess, it is produced by Murphy, Falchuk, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Woodall, Sarah Paulson, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski and Michael Uppendahl.
“Y: The Last Man” is a new DC Comics-based drama series named after the American survivors of a post-apocalyptic world as they struggle to restore what was lost and build something better. The cast includes Diane Lane, Ashley Romans, Ben Schnetzer, Olivia Thirlby, Amber Tamblyn, Marin Ireland, Diana Bang, Elliot Fletcher and Juliana Canfield. Nellie Reed is a producer, with Eliza Clark, Jacobson, Simpson, Mari-Jo Winkler-Ioffreda, Louise Friedberg, Brian K. Vaughan and Melina Matsoukas as executive producers
Novak’s anthology series features the writer and actor as host, as a roster of next-generation talent explores the biggest questions of the modern era. Jon Bernthal, Kaitlyn Dever, Lucas Hedges, Boyd Holbrook, O’Shea Jackson Jr., George Wallace, Ed Asner, Amy Landecker and Beau Bridges are among the cast announced.
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Dave and Odette Annable will star on Fox’s “Fantasy Island”, Variety has learned exclusively. The reboot of the hit 1970s series airs August 10 at 9 p.m. on Fox. On the surface, their characters, Zev and Daphne, have a good life. However, as they settle into their routines and habits, they just don’t connect like they used to. In an attempt to rekindle their spark, they travel to the titular fantasy island to seek “the ultimate adventure”. As usual, the island gives more than expected. The show is produced by Liz Craft and Sarah Fain. Dave Annable is replaced by UTA, Barking Dog Entertainment, while Odette Annable is replaced by United Talent Agency and Untitled Entertainment.
HBO Max has announced that the second season of “Full Bloom” will air on June 10. The coming season will once again spotlight 10 up-and-coming florists who will bring their creative visions to a series of grueling but magnificent competitions. In each episode, budding botanical artists take part in individual and team challenges that determine who remains in the running for the grand prize of $ 100,000 to launch their business. Floral brains Simon Lycett, Elizabeth Cronin and Maurice Harrishost will return as judges. “Full Bloom” is created and produced by Eureka Productions with Chris Culvenor, Paul Franklin, Wes Dening and Faye Stapleton as executive producers. Joseph Guidry will continue directing after winning a Director’s Guild of America Award for his work on the first season.
CNN has announced that “Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story” will air on June 27 at 9 p.m. ET. The documentary will explore the life of famous novelist Jackie Collins whose eventful life sometimes rivaled the spicy plots she envisioned for her books. Director Laura Fairrie documented the last days of Collins, who lived secretly with breast cancer for six years. In her final weeks, the author returned to London to bid farewell to her beloved siblings, sister-in-law and those close to her trusted. Along the way, Fairrie interweaves interviews with Collins’ dearest daughters and friends to paint an at times surprisingly vulnerable portrayal of a complex and relatable woman behind chronicles of scandal and sex in Hollywood. “Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story” is produced by John Battsek and Lizzie Gillett.
Red Rock Films has appointed Cara Biega as Vice President of Creative Content. After having been a consultant for the company since fall 2020, Biega will take on this critical role of creative leadership in which she will be responsible for developing a list of original immersive content in the genres of adventure, science, wildlife and history. She will also be responsible for sourcing the next generation of talent for the company. she goes report to Brian Armstrong, president and founder of Red Rock Films, and Shannon Malone-deBenedictis, senior vice president of development and production. In the past, Biega has held leadership and advisory positions with networks such as A&E, BBC and National Geographic.
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Michael Che, Cillian Murphys and the Linda Linda will be on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” while “A Little Late With Lilly Singh” will feature Singh’s favorite skits, moments and guests from last season.