TV News: Wellington, FBI, Method, Shot, Falcon

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Wellington Paranormal
The CW and HBO Max have jointly acquired Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s “What We Do in the Shadows” series spin-off “Wellington Paranormal” about two New Zealand constables investigating the surprisingly regular supernatural occurrences around the country’s capital.

Under the agreement, The CW will get the first airings this summer, then HBO Max will stream episodes a day after their broadcast debut along with The CW’s own ad-supported streaming platforms. [Source: The Live Feed]

FBI
CBS has ordered “FBI: International,” a third series in Dick Wolf’s “FBI” franchise, along with renewing the other two series (“FBI” and “FBI: Most Wanted”) – meaning all three will be run through the 2021-22 broadcast season.

The renewals will bring the original series to a fourth season, and “Most Wanted” to a second. The original still regularly pulls in over 11 million viewers a week and is broadcast’s No. 3 drama. [Source: The Live Feed]

The Kominsky Method
Netflix has announced that the third and final season of its Michael Douglas-led comedy “The Kominsky Method” will be released May 28th. The new season co-stars Kathleen Turner, Sarah Baker, Paul Reiser, Lisa Edelstein, Emily Osment, Graham Rogers and Haley Joel Osment. [Source: Netflix]

Big Shot
Disney+ has released a trailer for their John Stamos-led ten-episode series “Big Shot” which premieres April 16th and follows Marvyn Korn (Stamos) who, after getting ousted from the NCAA, takes on a job coaching girls basketball at an elite private high school.

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
Ahead of the second episode, Disney+ has released a new behind-the-scenes featurette for Marvel Studios’ “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” series offering new footage for the remaining five episodes of the season. The project also deals with how the series addresses race which ties to Sam’s apprehensiveness over becoming Captain America.

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