Most Anticipated TV Shows of 2017-2018
TV Shows of 2017-2018
An isolated community of superhumans fight to protect themselves.
Henry Ian Cusick ... Dr. Evan Declan
Kevin, who played Valentine McKee in the first film, spoke to Collider about the show: "They went and made a bunch of sequels to the movie. I want to put those aside because, first of all, I wasn't in them."
"What I was really interested in was taking this guy and, 25 years later, seeing what happened to him, to his dreams, and to his life," he said of the new series.
Stars: Jason Asuncion, Georgia Bradner, Devina Briggs
Ten years after the death of their parents, a pragmatic brother and free-spirited sister are forced to team up when they learn that their mother's terrifying and bizarre stories might be a road map to discovering the great legends, myths and unexplainable mysteries of the world.
“Redliners” is a high-octane series that mixes humor, romance and espionage, and centers on a pair of former operatives who get reactivated and drawn into a larger conspiracy while attempting to maintain their undercover lives.
Premiere Date: May 2017
About: Set 10 years before the events of the original Star Trek series, the series follows the crew of the USS Discovery as they discover new worlds and civilizations, while exploring the franchise's signature contemporary themes. The season-long storyline revolves around an incident and an event in Star Trek history that’s been talked about but never been explored.
Have already been released and canceled
Premiere Date: March 2017 (cancelled March 2017)
Starring: Freddie Stroma, Josh Bowman, Genesis Rodriguez, Regina Taylor
About: Based on the novel and 1979 movie of the same name "Time After Time" follows the adventures of famed science fiction writer H.G. Wells as he pursues one of history's most well-known serial killers, Jack the Ripper.
Premiere Date: October 2016 (cancelled November 2016)
Starring: Hayley Atwell, Eddie Cahill, Shawn Ashmore, Merrin Dungey, Emily Kinney, Manny Montana, Daniel DiTomasso
About: A brilliant young attorney (Atwell), who is also the daughter of a former U.S. president, is blackmailed to head up LA's new Conviction Integrity Unit. She and her team investigate cases where people may have been wrongly convicted.
Premiere Date: January 2017
Starring: Adria Arjona, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Vincent D’Onofrio, Joely Richardson, Florence Kasumba
About: A modern reimagining of the stories that lead to 'The Wizard of Oz'.In the blink of a tornado’s eye, 20-year-old Dorothy Gale (Adria Arjona) and a K9 police dog are swept into a world far removed from our own — a mystical land of competing realms, lethal warriors, dark magic and a bloody battle for supremacy. Starring Vincent D’Onofrio as the guileful Wizard and directed by the visionary Tarsem Singh across three European countries, this is Oz completely reimagined — a place where familiar characters show up in fresh, unexpected ways, and where an unsuspecting young woman holds the fate of kingdoms in her hands. As Dorothy navigates this dangerous world and uncovers her true destiny, we’ll see there’s no place like… Oz.
Van Helsing - SyFy
Van Helsing is a total re-imagination of a timeless brand, set in a world dominated and controlled by vampires. Vanessa Helsing is the last hope for survival, as she unknowingly awakens to discover she has a unique blood composition that makes her not only immune to vampires, but with the ability to turn a vampire human. With this secret weapon, Vanessa becomes a prime target for the vampires, while trying to save humanity
Powerhouse creator Dick Wolf delivers a captivating new installment to the hit “Chicago” franchise. Just like their brethren in the Chicago P.D., the State’s Attorney’s dedicated team of prosecutors and investigators navigates heated city politics and controversy head-on while fearlessly pursuing justice. As they take on the city’s high stakes and often media-frenzied cases, they must balance public opinion, power struggles within the system and their unwavering passion for the law. It all starts with a gut-wrenching case when one of Chicago’s finest is shot in the line of duty. The show stars Philip Winchester, Carl Weathers, Nazneen Contractor and Marina Squerciati.
Aftermath - SyFy
James Tupper and Anne Heche star In Aftermath, which follows the Copeland family (parents Karen and Joshua, and their children Dana, Brianna and Matt) as they battle for survival when civilization comes to an apocalyptic end, triggered by massive storms, meteor strikes, earthquakes, a plague – and the rise of supernatural creatures.
Kiefer Sutherland plays low-level cabinet member Tom Kirkman who, after a devastating attack, becomes the President of the United States.
Premiere Date: February 2017
Starring: Corey Hawkins, Miranda Otto, Jimmy Smits
About: The second spin-off from 2001's acclaimed series 24. A military hero who returns to the U.S. with a whole lot of trouble following him back. With nowhere else to turn, the man asks CTU to help him save his life while also stopping one of the largest-scale terror attacks on American soil.
Alice (Jenna Elfman) is a fiercely independent career woman whose life is turned upside-down when she meets the love of her life – a divorced father with three kids. This triggers even more upheaval when the slightly unhinged imaginary friend she created as a child suddenly reappears to help her navigate the transition from single girl to a woman ready for a family.
revolving around a team of young-adult superheroes. Freeform says Squirrel Girl, aka Doreen Green, will be part of the team, and the show will be a half-hour comedy — a first in the live-action Marvel world.
Follows the journeys of a young bounty hunter and his mentor, as they transport shipment around the galaxy, encountering huge threats along the way. (60 mins.)
Stars: Daniel Logan, Micah Johnson, Ahmed Best, Anthony Daniels
“The Mist”: Based on Stephen King’s novella about a dense mist that envelops a small town in Maine and conceals some very scary things. The cast includes Frances Conroy, Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Luke Cosgrove and Isiah Whitlock Jr.
Midnight, Texas” – NBC30 April 2017
Based on the hit book series from author Charlaine Harris (“True Blood”), comes a journey into a remote Texas town where no one is who they seem. From vampires and witches to psychics and hit men, Midnight is a mysterious safe haven for those who are different. As the town members fight off outside pressures from rowdy biker gangs, ever-suspicious cops and their own dangerous pasts, they band together and form a strong and unlikely family. The cast includes François Arnaud, Dylan Bruce, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Arielle Kebbel, Sarah Ramos, Peter Mensah, Yul Vazquez and Sean Bridgers.
In “Timeless,” a mysterious criminal steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Our only hope is an unexpected team: a scientist, soldier and history professor who must use the machine’s prototype to travel back in time to critical events. While they must make every effort not to affect the past themselves, they must also stay one step ahead of this dangerous fugitive.
“Timeless” stars Abigail Spencer, Malcolm Barrett, and Matt Lanter
From executive producer Luc Besson comes a modern-day, edge-of-your-seat thriller that follows the origin story of younger, hungrier former Green Beret Bryan Mills (Clive Standen) as he deals with a personal tragedy that shakes his world. As he fights to overcome the incident and exact revenge, Mills is pulled into a career as a deadly CIA operative, a job that awakens his very particular, and very dangerous, set of skills. In 30 years, this character became the Bryan Mills that we’ve come to love from the “Taken” films.
Here’s how Hellfire, which is currently a tentative title, will shape up. It’ll take place in the 1960s and will center on a young Special Agent who discovers that a very powerful woman with unexplainable abilities is actually a part of a big secret society of millionaires that have conspiratorial plans of taking over the world! (Is it just me, or are there no secret societies that are solely into cooperative sports or crocheting?) The group is called the Hellfire Club, and its members are as dangerous as they are influential.
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