Just in time for the Series Finale, we’re delivering you in-depth interviews with BABYLON cast members Brit Marling (Liz Garvey), James Nesbitt (Richard Miller), Paterson Joseph (Charles Inglis), and Adam Deacon (Robbie). See what they have to say about their roles, working with executive producer Danny Boyle and the provocative nature of the series.
SundanceTV announced today that the second season, 6 x 60, of its original scripted series THE RED ROAD will kick off Thursday, April 2, at 10PM ET/PT.
DEUTSCHLAND 83 to become the first-ever original German-language drama to broadcast on a US television network.
Liz and Finn are at each other’s throats, Sharon and Charles are preparing to battle for the role of commissioner, and Robbie and ‘the avengers’ are coming apart. The explosive Series Finale of BABYLON, airing Thu., Feb 12 at 10/9c, promises to be packed with drama. Can’t wait? Check out the following…
This week, BABYLON latest episode is recommended by critics, while the series’ star makes headlines for her comments during a panel at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
As anticipation builds for the second season of THE RED ROAD, critics speculate about the characters’ future while Jason Momoa drops a few hints.
While you wait for the return of THE RED ROAD, explore the drama and complexity of native lives through these indigenous writers unique stories. Here is a short list of novels, short stories and memoirs by some of the finest native writers in the U.S. and Canada.
THE HONORABLE WOMAN keeps making headlines for its commentary on the Middle Eastern peace process and its part in television’s gender revolution.
Banjo, Tony and Warwick, on suspension after the shooting, let off steam massacring a group of unsuspecting actuaries in paintball. Meanwhile, Robbie visits the site of the shooting and stares at the victim’s bloodstain.
Everyone wants to be a comic book superhero right? They navigate the globe saving mankind, and sometimes themselves, from demise while doing cool tricks and using their special powers. If you were to join the ranks of The Avengers or Justice League, how would you stack up? Would you use athletics and wit like Spider-Man, strength and moral honor like Superman, or loyalty and leadership like Captain America? Find out which superhero you’d be in 10 questions.
Ambition. Heart. Loyalty. Scandal. ABC’s hit series is full of characters with complex traits. They come from all walks of life and deal with controversy in vastly different ways. So which character from Scandal are you? Maybe you’re a leader like Olivia. Or you thrive on determination like Cyrus. Maybe you’re steadfast to those who most deserve your devotion like Quinn. Find out in 10 questions.
This week, Grantland and The Observer profile BABYLON as a timely antidote to police drama cliche, while The A.V. Club raves about the series’ “decisive”, “interesting” last two episodes in a pair of reviews.
In a market saturated with police dramas, BABYLON stands out. The series’ writers, Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, found a fresh angle for the series, and developed complex characters that have been brought to life by a diverse group of talent. Read on to find out what Sam and Jesse have to say about the extensive research that went into this project and to find out how actors Jonny Sweet, Adam Deacon, Jill Halfpenny and Bertie Carvel prepared for their roles.
Police drag Commissioner Miller’s body out of the Thames, while Liz’s voicemail threats to the reporter poised to bring Richard’s affairs to light play in voiceover.
James Nesbitt (Richard Miller), Nicola Walker (Sharon Franklin), Paterson Joseph (Charles Inglis), Bertie Carvel (Finn) discuss what they think the chief strengths of the Babylon writers, Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, are.
James Nesbitt (Richard Miller): Clearly, I knew their work before. They have natural quite dark humour, and they’re constantly evolving. They created a very rounded, complex character in Richard Miller. I think their observation of how policing is changing…
On Robbie’s first day at Specialist Firearms Command, the guys haze him by faking a suicide jump and he wets his pants.
A terrorist calls an emergency dispatcher and warns of a bomb planted at the Thameside Exhibition Center. The commissioner meets with Liz and the team to decide how seriously to take the threat.
Miller calls an unidentified woman and warns her to stay away from the possible bomb site.
James Nesbitt (Richard Miller), Paterson Joseph (Charles Inglis), Nicola Walker (Sharon Franklin), Jonny Sweet (Tom Oliver), Adam Deacon (Robbie) and Jill Halfpenny (Davina) discuss the extensive research they did before taking on their roles and how their involvement in the series has affected their opinion of the police.
James Nesbitt: I think publications beforehand, particularly on the right of the political spectrum, might have thought that this was going to be…
This week, The A.V. Club gives BABYLON’s “surefooted” second episode an A-, while The Denver Post hails the series as a “seriously engaging” bastion of current TV satire.
Zionist arms dealer Eli Stein is assassinated in front of his children Nessa and Ephra.
29 years later, Nessa Stein is running her father’s company, having shifted its focus from weapons to communications in pursuit of the peace process. Nessa awards a contract to Palestinian Samir Meshal, who is promptly murdered.
Kasim, the young son of Atika, Ephra’s nanny and mistress, is abducted.
MI6 spy Sir Hugh Hayden-Hoyle investigates Meshal’s death.
Here’s to Leslie Knope! Before their farewell season kicks off, hang out with the “Parks & Recreation” gang and the writers behind this smash hit series. THE WRITERS’ ROOM attempts to crack the comedy code with the help of Amy Poehler, writer and executive producer Dan Goor and writer Michael Schur.
Take this quiz to find out whether you’re Joan or Peggy or Don.
THE HONORABLE WOMAN’s final episode may have aired in September, but critics haven’t stopped celebrating the “chilling” series and its “universally terrific” performances. Meanwhile, TIME, HuffPo and others report on star Maggie Gyllenhaal taking home the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a TV Movie or Mini-Series.
Call them spooks. Sleuths. Femme fatales. Few figures are as compelling as female spies. They’re unthinkably brave; they do things most of us can’t even imagine. Sometimes they’re world-famous; sometimes they hide in plain sight.
There comes a point in everyone’s life where they feel — and worse yet, LOOK — like the undead. Which begs the question: Are you a zombie? Find out now.
THE RED ROAD’s creator Aaron Guzikowski drew from the myths of many cultures for inspiration for the show. Dig deeper into about those legends, and into the episodes they inspired, below.