TV News: Lotus, Grey, Sweet, Oslo, Robots

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

The White Lotus
Mike White’s HBO limited series “The White Lotus” has set a Sunday, July 11th premiere. The series centers around the guests and employees at the titular hotel resort located in an idyllic paradise.

As their vacations unwind, darker undertones emerge. Murray Bartlett, Connie Britton, Jennifer Coolidge, Alexandra Daddario, Fred Hechinger, Jake Lacy and Steve Zahn star. [Source: HBO]

Grey’s Anatomy
ABC has renewed “Grey’s Anatomy” for an eighteenth season with star Ellen Pompeo extending her contract to continue playing Dr. Meredith Grey. The medical drama is the No. 1 entertainment show in the key 18-49 demo and draws 8.3 million total viewers and a 2.0 in delayed viewing. The network has also renewed spin-off “Station 19” for a fifth season. [Source: TV Line]

Sweet Tooth
Netflix has released a new featurette for its adaptation of Jeff Lemire’s comic book series “Sweet Tooth” as executive producer Robert Downey Jr. among others talk about this story of a young boy with antlers living in a world that fears and hates the animal-human hybrids that arose in the wake of a global pandemic. The series premieres on June 4th.

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HBO has premiered a new trailer for the political thriller “Oslo” based on the Tony Award-winning play of the same name and starring Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott. The true story tale deals with

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