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American Horror Story: Apocalypse
With one week to go before its premiere, FX has finally released the first trailer for the upcoming eighth season of “American Horror Story” that contains actual footage from the new episodes.

A blending of the storylines of the first season ‘Murder House’ and third season ‘Coven,’ the various actors and characters from both shows can be glimpsed in the clip which confirms an actual apocalypse takes place and the rise of the Anti-Christ who oddly enough isn’t Emma Roberts’ Madison Montgomery.

Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable
Ellen DeGeneres’ first stand-up special in fifteen years has been titled “Relatable” and Netflix will debut the project on December 18th. DeGeneres made the announcement Tuesday on the Season 16 premiere of her talk show “Ellen”. [Source: Deadline]

Law & Order: Hate Crimes
NBC has ordered the new series “Law & Order: Hate Crimes” from Dick Wolf with a thirteen-episode commitment having been handed out. The new series is based on New York’s actual Hate Crimes Task Force, the second oldest bias-based task force in the U.S. The unit upholds a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination of any kind. [Source: Variety]

The Beast Must Die
The BBC and Scott Free London (“Taboo”) are developing a new adaptation of Cecil Day-Lewis’ 1930 classic murder mystery novel “The Beast Must Die” into a detective drama series. Gaby Chiappe (“Their Finest”) will adapt the script.

The story follows respected crime writer Frank Cairns who plots the perfect murder of the hit-and-run driver who killed his young son. When his intended victim is found dead and Cairns becomes the prime suspect, the author insists that he has been framed and ends up working with a private detective to clear his name. [Source: Deadline]

Deep Water
Anna Friel (“Marcella”) has joined the upcoming female-led six-part drama “Deep Water” for ITV. Anna Symon (“Indian Summers”) penned the script based on Paula Daly’s “Windermere” novel series and filming starts in the U.K. this week.

Sinead Keenan and Rosalind Eleazar play complex and vibrant women struggling to keep their heads above water. With children of the same age, they meet at the school gates as their personal dramas unfold. [Source: Variety]

Warner Bros. Television will hold the world premiere screening of the live-action dramatic adventure series “Titans” on October 3rd, ahead of its official launch on the DC Universe subscription service on October 12th. The exclusive debut screening will be followed by a Q&A session with series stars and executive producers. [Source: WBTV]