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TV News: Simpsons, Broadchurch, Babylon, Sky

By Garth Franklin Wednesday May 14th 2014 10:22AM
TV News: Simpsons, Broadchurch, Babylon, Sky

The Simpsons
Fox has confirmed that "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy" crossover episode, "The Simpsons Guy," will air in September. The Griffins end up in Springfield and pair off with their Simpsons counterparts. Check out the first image on the right. [Source: Collider]

Broadchurch
Charlotte Rampling has scored the lead role in the second series of ITV's "Broadchurch", but details of her character and how she impacts the show are being kept under wraps. David Tennant and Olivia Colman reprise their roles in the upcoming second series. [Source: Deadline]

Babylon
SundanceTV is joining U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 as co-producer on the Danny Boyle police PR drama series "Babylon". A feature-length pilot was already shot with a six-episode first series due out later this year.

The story centers on an earnest executive (Brit Marling) who attempts to modernize the image of the British police force only to discover her certainties shattered and herself undermined in the murky realpolitik of New Scotland Yard. [Source: The Live Feed]

Crack in the Sky
Sundance TV is developing the drama series "Crack in the Sky" about a Don Draper-type who falls asleep in 1962 and wakes up fifty years later.

E. Max Frye ("Band of Brothers") will pen the script and exec produce with Deborah Spera ("Army Wives") and Maria Grasso ("Ricochet"). [Source: The Live Feed]

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