'Dan Brown’s The Last Symbol'
Based on "Da Vinci Code" author Dan Brown's prequel novel, this adventure series follows young Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon (Ashley Zukerman) as he must solve a series of deadly puzzles in order to rescue his kidnapped mentor and prevent an global conspiracy from unspooling.
Oct. 11 on Showcase
Based on Philipp Meyer’s debut novel, "American Rust" focuses on Del Harris (Jeff Daniels), the complicated and compromised chief of police of a Pennsylvania Rust Belt town full of good people living with the bad choices they've made. When news of a murder rips through the town, Harris faces a moral dilemma when he's forced to decide what lengths he is willing to take to protect the son of the woman he loves (Maura Tierney).
Based on actual events, this true crime series recounts the story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch (Joshua Jackson), a Dallas neurosurgeons whose successful practice is marred by a series of patients who enter his operating room for complex but routine spinal surgeries and are left permanently maimed, or even dead. The increasing number of victims catches the attention of two fellow physicians, neurosurgeon Robert Henderson (Alec Baldwin) and vascular surgeon Randall Kirby (Christian Slater), as well as Dallas prosecutor Michelle Shughart (AnnaSophia Robb), who join forces in an attempt to stop him.
Sept. 12, Showcase
'Scenes From a Marriage'
Based on Ingmar Bergman's acclaimed 1972 Swedish miniseries, this remake focuses on an American couple (Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain) whose marriage is hanging by a thread, exploring such themes as love, hatred, desire, monogamy, marriage, and divorce through the lens of a contemporary American couple.
In this high-tech spin on the "American Idol"-style singing competition, singers perform for a panel of judges including
Grimes, will.i.am, Nick Lachey and Alanis Morissette, with Rocsi Diaz as host. The twist: the singers are only seen as computer-generated virtual avatars, performing for the judges via motion-capture technology.
Sept 12 (billed as a "sneak peek" ahead of the official two-night premiere on Sept. 22 & 23)
'Y: The Last Man'
After a cataclysmic event wipes out every mammal on the planet with a Y chromosome, the only males left alive are Yorick Brown (Ben Schnetzer) and his pet monkey, Ampersand. While this unlikely duo wander post-apocalyptic America, Yorick's mother (Diane Lane) tries to pick up the pieces as the country's new president.
One of two new spin-offs of "Kim's Convenience", "Strays" follows Shannon Ross (Nicole Power) as she leaves the world of rental cars and moves to Hamilton to start a new job as executive director of an animal shelter and its quirky staff.
In this one-hour legal drama, Jewel Staite ("Firefly") stars as attorney Abigail ‘Abby’ Bianchi, a recovering alcoholic who reluctantly works with her estranged father (Victor Garber, "DC's Legends of Tomorrow") and her two half-siblings at his family law firm, where finds herself forced to deal with not just her clients' family dysfunction, but also her own.
Sept. 17 on Global
The arrival of a new Ken Burns PBS documentary is always worth celebrating. In this four-part doc, the director of such classics as "The Civil War" and "Country Music" explores the life and legend of the iconic boxer who could float like a butterfly and sting like a bee in the ring, while lending his powerful voice to the Civil Rights and anti-war movements.
'The Big Leap'
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This unique drama follows the participants of a dance-themed reality show as they prepare to stage a production of the ballet "Swan Lake", which holds the power to either reinvigorate or utterly destroy their lives. Scott Foley, Piper Perabo and Teri Polo star.
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The world's most successful television series continues on the seductive shores of the Aloha State, where the first female Special Agent in Charge of NCIS Pearl Harbor, Jane Tennant (Vanessa Lachey), leads her unwavering team of specialists balance duty to family and country while investigating high-stakes crimes involving military personnel, national security and the mysteries of the sun-drenched island paradise itself.
Sept. 20, Global
Ordinary Joe - Season 1
James Wolk stars as the titular Joe in this provocative what-if series that focuses on a key decision he makes after graduating college, with three parallel alternate-universe storylines unfolding simultaneously, each reflecting the various choices he made at that fateful juncture.
'Our Kind Of People'
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The latest from "Empire" creator Lee Daniels is a soapy drama set in Oak Bluffs, a traditionally Black vacation enclave within posh Martha's Vineyard, which is rocked by the arrival of Angela Vaughn (Yaya DaCosta), a single mother out to reclaim her family's once-powerful social standing while launching a game-changing new haircare product for Black women.
'The Wonder Years'
This reboot of the beloved coming-of-age series focuses on the experiences of a Black family in Oakland, California during the turbulent late 1960s, as seen through the eyes of 12-year-old Dean; Dulé Hill and Saycon Sengbloh play his parents, while Don Cheadle narrates as grown-up Dean.
Based on the classic novels of Isaac Asimov, this sci-fi series follows the efforts of a band of exiles on a monumental journey to rebuild society and rescue humanity after the fall of the Galactic Empire. Jared Harris, Lee Pace and Lou Llobel star.
In this adventure fantasy, Los Angeles' La Brea tarpits collapse, opening a massive sinkhole in the middle of the city that reveals a subterranean primeval world.
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This new drama stars Margaret Qualley as a single mother who leaves an abusive relationship. soon winding up broke and homeless. With no other options, she turns to cleaning other people's houses for minimum wage while struggling to provide for her young daughter.
This cutting-edge comedy follows the journey of Sabi Mehboob (Bilal Baig), a gender-fluid 25-year-old who reluctantly turns down a dream opportunity to live overseas so they can remain as a nanny for a family dealing with repercussions of a devastating accident.
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This sequel to "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" opens a brand-new chapter in Las Vegas, the city where it all began. Facing an existential threat that could bring down the entire Crime Lab and release thousands of convicted killers back onto the neon-lit streets of Vegas, a brilliant new team of investigators led by Maxine Roby (Paula Newsome) must enlist the help of original team members Gil Grissom (William Petersen), Sara Sidle (Jorja Fox), David Hodges (Wallace Langham) and Jim Brass (Paul Guilfoyle). This combined force will deploy the latest forensic techniques to do what they do best — follow the evidence, wherever it leads — in order to preserve and serve justice in Sin City.
Oct. 6 on Global
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This new comedy follows freelance journalist Samantha (Rose McIver) and up-and-coming chef Jay (Utkarsh Ambudkar) as they throw both caution and money to the wind when they decide to convert a huge rundown country estate they inherited into a bed & breakfast, only to find it's inhabited by the many, many spirits of deceased residents from various eras who now call the place their home.
Oct. 7 on Global
'Legends Of The Hidden Temple'
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Comedian Cristela Alonzo hosts this reimagined and revamped new version of the beloved Nickelodeon game show, featuring tougher challenges, bigger prizes and, of course, talking idol Olmec and the iconic "Temple Run."
Estranged and out of touch, four women in their 40s (played by Eve, Brandy, Naturi Naughton and Nadine Velazquez) reunite for a chance to recapture their fame and regain the swagger they had as the Nasty B***hes, their '90s girl group that made them legends in the hip-hop world.
The homicidal doll at the centre of all those "Child's Play" movies gets his own series, wreaking havoc on a small town full of shady secrets.
Oct. 19 on Showcase
Sam Neill heads the cast of this sci-fi drama in which the Earth is visited by extraterrestrial interlopers who threaten the future of humanity, with events unfolding through the eyes of five ordinary people as they struggle to make sense of the escalating chaos unfolding all around them.
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In this reimagined reboot, 4,400 overlooked, undervalued, or otherwise marginalized people who had vanished without a trace over the past century suddenly appear in Detroit, all at one, having not aged a day and with no memory of what happened to them. As the government races to understand what's taking place and analyze the potential threat while keeping it all under wraps, an empathetic social worker and hardened community corrections officer are among the civil servants called upon to deal with these refugees from the past.
Oct. 25, Showcase
'Army of Thieves'
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In this prequel to Zack Snyder's "Army of the Dead", small-town bank teller Dieter (Matthias Schweighöfer) gets drawn into the adventure of a lifetime when a mysterious woman (Nathalie Emmanuel) recruits him to join a crew of Interpol’s most wanted criminals, attempting to heist a sequence of legendary, impossible-to-crack safes across Europe.
'Dexter: New Blood'
A do-over for the fan-loathed "Dexter" series finale, this revival picks up many years later, with avenging serial killer Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), having faked his own death, living under an assumed identity in a small town in upstate New York. His intentionally boring existence, however, becomes jeopardized when a mysterious figure from his past blows into town, threatening to expose his true identity.
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In this rip-roaring blockbuster, Interpol's top profiler (Dwayne Johnson) finds himself facing off against two rival criminals: con man extraordinaire Nolan Booth (Ryan Reynolds) and the world's best jewel thief, Sarah Black (Gal Gadot).
'The Shrink Next Door'
Based on actual events, this dramedy follows the increasingly twisted dynamic between psychiatrist Dr. Ike (Paul Rudd) and his neurotic (but wealthy) patient Marty (Will Ferrell), as the unscrupulous doc crosses boundaries and gradually inserts himself in all aspects of Marty's life.
'The Beatles: Get Back'
Drawing from 60 hours of never-before-seen footage filmed while The Beatles recorded their "Let It Be" and "Abbey Road" albums, filmmaker Peter Jackson presents an intimate portrait of the band during a period of artistic brilliance and inter-band friction. As a bonus, "Get Back" also presents, for the first time ever, The Beatles' complete rooftop concert, the final time the four would ever perform together live.
Nov. 25, 26 & 27