TV News: Bridge, Bates, Who, Mad, Behind

By Garth Franklin Monday April 8th 2013 08:19PM
TV News: Bridge, Bates, Who, Mad, Behind

The Bridge
FX has released four cryptic teaser spots for its upcoming remake of the Scandinavian drama series "The Bridge" ahead of its premiere in July.

Demian Bichir and Diane Kruger star in this version which follows two detectives who must work together to hunt down a serial killer operating on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Watch the spots below.

Bates Motel
A&E has renewed the "Psycho" prequel series "Bates Motel" for a ten-episode second season. With Live+7 figures taken into account, the series premiere drew 4.5 million total viewers and 2.5 million in 18-49 and 25-54. That last figure jumped up 6% in its second outing.[Source: The Live Feed]

Doctor Who
Classic-era 'Who' foe The Ice Warriors return in next week's episode "Cold War," and the BBC have released a brief new trailer promoting the Russian submarine-set episode.

Mad Men
The sixth season of "Mad Men" premiered on AMC last night with a double episode that averaged 3.4 million viewers (with 1.4M in the 18-49 key demo). That number is the tiniest fraction down on last year's season premiere at 3.5 million viewers (and 1.6M key demo). [Source: The Live Feed]

Behind the Candelabra
After a couple of brief glimpses, HBO has finally released the full trailer for its Steven Soderbergh-directed telemovie based on the life of Liberace.