TV News: Everest, True, Penny, Rebels

By Garth Franklin Sunday April 20th 2014 11:33PM
TV News: Everest, True, Penny, Rebels

Everest Jump Live
The Discovery Channel has canceled the planned "live jump" from Mt. Everest on May 11th due to the recent avalanche that claimed the lives of thirteen people.

A section of the route over the dreaded Khumbu Icefall has totally collapsed and a new trail has to be dug, ropes fixed and aluminum ladders laid over the crevasses before climbing can resume. [Source: The Live Feed]

True Blood
HBO released the first footage from the upcoming seventh and final season of its vampire series which will premiere June 22nd.

Penny Dreadful
Showtime's has released one last trailer for its upcoming Victorian London gothic horror thriller series "Penny Dreadful" which premieres May 11th, this one focusing on each of the main characters.

Star Wars: Rebels
Disney used the occasion of this weekend's WonderCon to showcase its new animated series "Star Wars: Rebels" and the first clip from the show: