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Lying Game Star Joins THE RED ROAD

Article: Lying Game Star Joins THE RED ROAD

We’re happy to announce that Allie Gonino has joined the cast of THE RED ROAD, our upcoming original dramatic series.

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Sundance Channel Greenlights Critically-Acclaimed Original Scripted Drama RECTIFY for a Second Season

Article: Sundance Channel Greenlights Critically-Acclaimed Original Scripted Drama RECTIFY for a Second Season

On the heels of its critically lauded, highly anticipated premiere last week, Sundance Channel announced the renewal of the network’s first wholly owned original scripted series RECTIFY for ten new episodes slated to air in 2014. The haunting story of a man released from prison after spending nearly two decades on death row, RECTIFY has been overwhelmingly well-received by critics when it debuted on Monday, April 22nd, including Matt Roush at TV Guide, who rated the series a “10 out of 10” and called it “TV’s most absorbing, unsettling new drama.” Jace Lacob, TV Critic for The Daily Beast dubbed RECTIFY “the best new show of 2013” and Mary McNamara at the Los Angeles Times said “’Rectify’ is a revelation that sets a new standard… a game changer.” RECTIFY is created and written by Ray McKinnon (The Accountant, “Deadwood,” “Sons of Anarchy”), and executive produced by Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein, the award-winning producers behind “Breaking Bad.” Season one will finale on May 20 at 10pm EST.

Binge-watch RECTIFY with Buzzfeed on April 13 in New York and Los Angeles

Article: Binge-watch RECTIFY with Buzzfeed on April 13 in New York and Los Angeles

Sundance Channel and Buzzfeed are getting together to give you a chance to see a one-day-only “Binge” screening of our new series RECTIFY. Fans in New York City and Los Angeles will have a chance to watch the entire first season (six episodes) of the series on Saturday April 13th before its two-hour primetime debut on Sundance Channel on Monday, April 22 at 9pm ET.

Author William Boyd gets RESTLESS, takes on 007 in new novel

Article: Author William Boyd gets RESTLESS, takes on 007 in new novel

William Boyd just got his license to kill – fresh off working on the critically-acclaimed screen adaptation of his WWII spy novel RESTLESS, the author’s been tapped by Ian Fleming’s estate to pen the next entry in the James Bond franchise. Our congrats to him on reeling in MI6′s master spy.

Already getting buzz, TOP OF THE LAKE premieres today in a Sundance Film Festival first

Article: Already getting buzz, TOP OF THE LAKE premieres today in a Sundance Film Festival first

It’s quickly appearing on critics’ must-see lists — and it hasn’t even premiered yet. TOP OF THE LAKE, the seven-part Sundance Channel original series from Oscar-winning director Jane Campion, is screening in its entirety today at Park City’s Egyptian Theater — the first television series to ever do so, a fact that in itself is getting critics talking.

Sundance Channel original series RECTIFY premieres April 22 at 9PM

Article: Sundance Channel original series RECTIFY premieres April 22 at 9PM

When Daniel Holden (Aden Young) is released after nearly 20 years of complete isolation on Death Row, he returns as an outsider to his family, to his community, and to the times. Somehow, he survived the mental and emotional strain of his imprisonment, but now the walls have suddenly come crumbling down and Daniel is set free in a world he no longer understands. He’s an outsider, lost in a once familiar world, struggling to navigate his new found freedom. Combined with two decades of technological and social changes to his small town and the larger world, everything he encounters is a puzzle.

Take the RESTLESS Spy Challenge and win a $1,000 prize pack

Article: Take the RESTLESS Spy Challenge and win a $1,000 prize pack

Embrace your inner spy with the RESTLESS Spy Challenge and you could win a swag bag containing $1,000 worth of items! Each bag includes all you need for your new career in international espionage, from a Minox digital camera to a Cloudveil down patrol jacket, Fossil canvas duffle bag, Restless: A Novel and much more.

TOP OF THE LAKE and RECTIFY to premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival

Article: TOP OF THE LAKE and RECTIFY to premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival

SUNDANCE CHANNEL’S TOP OF THE LAKE TO PREMIERE AT THE 2013 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AS THE FIRST LONG-FORM SCRIPTED SERIES TO SCREEN AS AN OFFICIAL SELECTION

Created By Jane Campion, Holly Hunter And Elisabeth Moss Star In This Seven-Part Series The Network’s Scripted Television Series RECTIFY From Ray McKinnon Will Debut In Park City In Private Screening
Sundance Channel today announced that two of their highly anticipated original scripted series, TOP OF THE LAKE and RECTIFY will debut during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival taking place in Park City Utah in January. TOP OF THE LAKE will screen in the premiere category, marking the first time the Sundance Film Festival has included a scripted long form series in their lineup. The seven-part series will screen in its entirety on Sunday, January 20th at the Egyptian Theater in Park City and will be followed by a Q&A with the creators and cast. Campion will also participate in a discussion of the creative appeal of working in long-form episodic narrative as part of a Festival panel titled “Power of Story: The New Face of Independent Voice” on January 19.

Go behind the lens for an inside look at RESTLESS

Article: Go behind the lens for an inside look at RESTLESS


Sneak behind the scenes for a look at what went into the making of our new WWII spy thriller RESTLESS. Author William Boyd, actors Hayley Atwell (Eva Delectorskaya – 1940′s), Charlotte Rampling (Eva Delectorskaya – 1970′s) and Michelle Dockery (Ruth Gilmartin) discuss the challenges of adapting a story that cross-cuts two time periods and a global scope. Is there a particular location that can stand in for much of mid-century Europe? Watch this video for the answer, and get ready for a truly cinematic experience this Friday.

The premiere of RESTLESS is just five days away – tune in on December 7 at 9P for Part 1.

New series RESTLESS set for December 7 premiere

Article: New series RESTLESS set for December 7 premiere

RESTLESS, Sundance Channel’s riveting original miniseries, will premiere December 7th at 9 pm et/pt with part two premiering on December 14th at 9pm et/pt. Part of the cable network’s upcoming robust scripted programming slate, the two-part co-production is based on the novel penned by celebrated award-winning contemporary British novelist William Boyd and depicts the thrilling story of a daughter who discovers that her mother was recruited as a spy during World War II. An enthralling story of wartime espionage, love and betrayal, RESTLESS also lifts the lid on one of the last secrets of World War II.

New series RESTLESS set for December 7 premiere

Article: New series RESTLESS set for December 7 premiere

RESTLESS, Sundance Channel’s riveting original miniseries, will premiere December 7th at 9 pm et/pt with part two premiering on December 14th at 9pm et/pt. Part of the cable network’s upcoming robust scripted programming slate, the two-part co-production is based on the novel penned by celebrated award-winning contemporary British novelist William Boyd and depicts the thrilling story of a daughter who discovers that her mother was recruited as a spy during World War II. An enthralling story of wartime espionage, love and betrayal, RESTLESS also lifts the lid on one of the last secrets of World War II.