TV News: No, Queer, Lion, Act

No Activity
CBS All Access has renewed cop comedy “No Activity” for a third season at CBS All Access. Based on the Australian series of the same name, the series the first original comedy series to launch on CBS’ streaming service in 2017.

The second season found detectives Cullen (Patrick Brammall) and Tolbeck (Tim Meadows) back in the squad car together, as they stake out the seedy underbelly of a cockfighting ring while their department was rocked by a corruption scandal. Jessica Alba, Joe Manganiello, Allison Bell, Amy Sedaris and J.K. Simmons were among the guest stars. [Source: Variety]

Queer Eye
The trailer for the third season of Netflix’s “Queer Eye” has arrived ahead of the Fab Five’s return on March 15th. This season, the ambassadors of taste are headed to Kansas City to bring their brand of self-love, confidence and encouragement to a whole new roster.

Lion of Ireland
Filmmaker Michael Scott, DillonScott Media and BCDF Pictures are all teaming to adapt and produce American-Irish author Morgan Llywelyn’s award-winning historical novel “Lion of Ireland” into a TV series. Scott will write the pilot and will serve as executive producer along with Barry Krost, Claude Dal Farra and Brian Keady.

The story follows Brian Boru, the greatest king Ireland has ever known, the man who liberated the Irish nation from centuries of Viking rule. It also tells the story of the extraordinary women who shaped his life and, ultimately, history itself: Fiona, a Druid priestess; Dierdre, a warrior princess, and Gormflaith a powerful Celtic Queen. [Source: Deadline]

The Act
Hulu is getting into the true crime genre with the limited series “The Act” starring Patricia Arquette and Joey King and which debuts March 20th. The story delves into the story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard, a young, sick girl who is being cared for by a loving mother whom she murders. The truth, however, is far more shocking.