TV News: Dead, Preacher, Sinner, Camping, Demons

The Walking Dead
AMC have confirmed that both the season finale of “The Walking Dead” along with the season premiere of “Fear The Walking Dead” are set to be shown in select AMC theaters. Teaming with Fathom Events, the one night only event takes place on April 15th in 750 theaters across the United States. Tickets are now available. [Source: AMC]

Jonny Coyne (“The Blacklist,” “Alcatraz”) is set for a key recurring role on the upcoming third season of “Preacher” on AMC. Coyne will play Allfather D’Aronique, a quietly sinister revolting slob who is also potentially the most powerful man in the world.

Based on the popular cult comic book franchise, “Preacher” is a supernatural and darkly comedic drama that follows a Texas preacher named Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper) who is inhabited by a mysterious entity called Genesis that gives him the power to make people do whatever he commands. [Source: Deadline]

The Sinner
USA Network has announced that its eight-episode drama series “The Sinner” has been renewed. Jessica Biel starred in the first season as a young mother who murdered a man in public.

In the new season, Detective Harry Ambrose (Bill Pullman) returns to his hometown in upstate New York to investigate a case in which an 11-year-old boy murdered his own parents – with no apparent motives. Derek Simonds will be returning as executive producer and showrunner. [Source: EW]

David Tennant (“Doctor Who,” “Broadchurch,” “Jessica Jones”) will star opposite Jennifer Garner in HBO’s new half-hour comedy series “Camping” based on the British series created by Julia Davis. Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner (“Girls”) will executive produce with filming to begin this Spring in Los Angeles.

Tennant plays a man whose 45th birthday was supposed to be a delightful weekend back to nature according to his obsessively organized and aggressively controlling wife Kathryn (Garner). But when the camping trip gathers Kathryn’s meek sister, holier than thou ex-best friend and a free-spirited tagalong in one place, it becomes a weekend of tested marriages and woman-on-woman crime. Plus, bears. [Source: Deadline]

Hulu has begun development of “Demons, Juliet Lashinsky-Revene’s inspired by true events drama series chronicling the hysteria known as the “Satanic Panic” of the 1980s and 1990s. Lionsgate will produce.

The drama revolves around Marilyn Jones, the seductive “patient zero” in the frenzy surrounding satanic ritual abuse, and her husband, Bennett Lewis, a brilliant but manipulative psychiatrist. In success, each season of Demons would explore a twisted crime affected by the couple’s dark exploration into the fragile nature of memory and guilt. [Source: The Live Feed]