TV News: Outlander, Nod, Sons, Marseille, BBC

“Outlander” showrunner Ron Moore has released a photo of himself making a cameo in this coming Saturday’s episode of the 18th century Scotland-set Starz drama.

Moore will appear alongside author Diana Gabaldon in a scene in the Great Hall, the pair will have no dialogue though. [Source: The Live Feed]

Fox has handed out a script plus penalty commitment to the drama series “Nod” based on the book by Adrian Barnes. Jason Richman (“Detroit 1-8-7”) will pen the script which deals with what happens when most of humanity inexplicably loses the ability to sleep.

We then explore the world through the eyes of inter-somnial couple Tanya and Paul. She is awakened and flourishing, he is still handicapped by the need for sleep. Soon though, signs of deprivation start to show among the Awakened. [Source: The Live Feed]

Sons of Anarchy
FX has released a bloody and super violent trailer for the upcoming seventh and final season of its long-running biker drama “Sons of Anarchy”. Jax is on a rampage following the events of the sixth season finale, and it looks like the body count is about to shoot right up.

Netflix has greenlit its first French original series, the eight-part political drama “Marseille” which will be set against the backdrop of the southern French port city. “Carlos” writer Dan Franck created and will pen the series.

The story revolves around a city election between the long-time mayor Robert Taro and a younger ambitious candidate. The announcement comes on the eve of the streaming service’s highly anticipated arrival in France. [Source: Screen]