TV News: Blacklist, LEGO, Charmed, Affair, Planet

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The Blacklist
NBC has moved “The Blacklist” to Fridays for its upcoming sixth season with the James Spader-led two-hour season premiere set to kick off on Friday, January 4th. This marks the fourth time slot change for the series since its premiere and reportedly it came right down to the wire back in May on whether or not the series would get picked up for a sixth season. [Source: Variety]

LEGO Jurassic World: The Special
LEGO has joined forces with NBC and Universal Brand Development for a two-part animated special “LEGO Jurassic World: Secret Exhibit” which airs November 29th on NBC. ‘Secret Exhibit’ takes place before the adventures of “Jurassic World” in 2015 with Simon Masrani having an idea for a new attraction that is guaranteed to keep Jurassic World at the forefront of theme park entertainment.

The CW has officially added nine more episodes to their “Charmed” reboot series, taking the show to a 22-episode full season order. Madeleine Mantock, Melonie Diaz and Sarah Jeffery star as the three powerful witch sisters in this new take on the classic series which premiered back in October. [Source: EW]

The Affair
Oscar winner Anna Paquin has been tapped for a key series regular role in the fifth and final season of Showtime’s drama series “The Affair” which will introduce a flash-forward storyline. It will center on Alison and Cole’s now-adult daughter Joanie Lockhart (Paquin) who returns some years in the future to a climate-change ravaged Montauk to piece together the truth about what happened to her mother (Ruth Wilson). Joshua Jackson isn’t returning as a series regular though could guest star in 1-2 episodes. [Source: Deadline]

Our Planet
Netflix has premiered their first teaser for the new original documentary series “Our Planet” which will launch globally on Netflix on April 5th 2019. The eight-part series will showcase the planet’s most precious species and fragile habitats, revealing amazing sights on Earth in ways they’ve never been seen.

The ambitious four-year project has been filmed in fifty countries across all the continents of the world using the latest in 4k camera technology and was created in collaboration with Silverback Films, whose director Alastair Fothergill was the creator of “Planet Earth” and “Blue Planet”. Sir David Attenborough will voice the series in English-language territories.