TV News: Moodys, Ho’s, Army, Silicon, Feed

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The Moodys
FOX has announced a Wednesday, December 4th premiere date for the holiday comedy event series “The Moodys” which will air over three nights, with back-to-back episodes on the 4th, 9th and 10th. Denis Leary, Elizabeth Perkins, Francois Arnaud, Jay Baruchel and Chelsea Frei co-star.

The story follows a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional family of five, all of whom gather in their hometown of Chicago for the ‘perfect’ holiday. From break-ups to arrests to sharing one bathroom, each family member is packing his/her own eccentricities and hiding secrets from the others. [Source: Deadline]

The Ho’s
HBO Max has ordered “The Ho’s,” a “Crazy Rich Asians” inspired eight-episode half-hour docuseries which takes viewers into the over-the-top world of a Vietnamese immigrant family who built a multi-million dollar bank, a real estate development company and a new generation in America.

The series pulls back the curtain of their lavish Houston lifestyle and showcases the tight family connections that unite them as well as the multi-generational drama that ensues. The couple’s children are not exempt from the constant pressure to achieve and to live up to their parents’ lofty expectations. [Source: Variety]

Grand Army
Playwright Katie Cappiello and “House of Cards” creator Beau Willimon are planning “Grand Army,” a Netflix TV series adaptation of Cappiello’s 2013 play “Slut” with Odessa A’zion set to lead the cast.

The story follows five students at the largest public high school in Brooklyn, who wrestle with sexual, racial and economic politics as they fight to succeed, survive, wild out, break free and ultimately ‘become somebody’. Joshua Donen, Jordan Tappis and Nicolette Donen are also on board to executive produce. [Source: Variety]

Silicon Valley
HBO has premiered a trailer for the sixth and final season of its comedy series “Silicon Valley”. In the new season, Pied Piper CEO Richard Hendricks (Thomas Middleditch) heads to Congress to take a stance on internet privacy. Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani, and Martin Starr all return for the last batch of episodes which commence on the streamer on October 27th.

The Feed
Amazon Prime has premiered the trailer for the original sci-fi drama series “The Feed” starring David Thewlis and Michelle Fairley and based on the novel by Nick Clark Windo. In the near future, a high-tech implant connects our minds to ‘The Feed’. Every interaction, emotion, and memory can be shared instantly.

Tom (Guy Burnet) and Kate (Nina Toussaint-White) are a young couple trying to resist their addiction to tech. Tom’s father, Lawrence (David Thewlis) invented ‘The Feed,’ and his mother Meredith (Michelle Fairley) is the CEO overseeing its daily operations. When strange and violent things begin to happen to its users, Tom must do all he can to protect his wife and baby daughter from his father’s twisted creation. The series premieres November 22nd.