Grace and Frankie
Netflix has renewed its Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin-led comedy series “Grace and Frankie” for a sixth season. The fifth will launch globally on the streamer on January 18th with the sixth to premiere in 2020. RuPaul guest stars on the fifth season as Benjamin Le Day, a formidable and quick-witted adversary who faces off with the titular duo. [Source: Netflix]
Black Earth Rising
Following its airing in the U.K., Netflix has released the official trailer for the limited series “Black Earth Rising” which will come to the rest of the world on its service on January 25th.
The contemporary thriller follows the journey of Kate Ashby (Michaela Coel), a Rwandan orphaned by the genocide, raised in London by an adoptive mother and trying to discover the truth of her past. She is helped in her search by lawyer Michael Ennis (John Goodman).
The Red Line
CBS has set a Sunday April 28th premiere date for Ava DuVernay’s upcoming event series “The Red Line,” the serialized drama led by Noah Wyle will arrive just after the conclusion of the first season of “God Friended Me”.
The story spans three different Chicago families, telling compelling stories that will interconnect the individual narratives. The eight-episode event series will air on a special schedule with two episodes, back-to-back, over four consecutive Sundays. [Source: The Wrap]
The Last O.G.
TBS has premiered the trailer for the second season of their Tracey Morgan and Tiffany Haddish-led sitcom “The Last O.G.”. The pair play a former couple trying to reconcile some semblance of a relationship after his 15-year stint in prison. In season two, Tray tries to put his culinary skills to the test by opening a food truck in his old neighborhood. The show returns April 2nd.