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TV News: Top 12, Bible 2, Penny, Knick

By Garth Franklin Tuesday December 17th 2013 05:05PM
TV News: Top 12, Bible 2, Penny, Knick

Hitfix TV Critics Top 12
Hitfix have unveiled their annual television critics poll in which a bunch of major TV critics list their top television shows of 2013. Preferential votes are then tallied, scored and added up.

The result was "Breaking Bad" winning by a landslide with 461 points. The rest of the Top 12 - "Orange is the New Black" (219 points), "Game of Thrones" (217), "The Good Wife" (189), "Masters of Sex" (141), "Mad Men" (132), "The Americans" (124), "House of Cards" (100), "Broadchurch" (88), "Top of the Lake" (84), "Enlightened" (82) and "Justified" (80). Click here for the full list with loads more nominees.

A.D.: The Bible 2
NBC has officially picked up the 12-hour miniseries "A.D.," the follow-up to History's "The Bible". 'Bible' creators Mark Burnett and Roma Downey are behind the follow-up which aims to air Spring 2015.

The story begins in the days after Jesus' betrayal and death. NBC aims to duplicate the success History Channel received with the original which debuted to 13.1 million viewers and held remarkably steady over its ten episodes. [Source: The Live Feed]

Penny Dreadful
Eva Green is set to unleash her inner monster in the new teaser trailer for Showtime's supernatural series "Penny Dreadful". Check it out below:

The Knick
Following on from HBO's end of year/2014 glimpse trailer, Cinemax have done the same for their network which is mostly movies and the odd show like "Strike Back".

However there's one very first look at footage, albeit just a few seconds, from Steven Soderbergh's new series "The Knick" starring Clive Owen.

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