TV News: Pearson, Dead, Lincoln, Black, PEN15

Tv News Pearson Dead Lincoln Black Pen15

Pearson
USA Network has confirmed that the title for the forthcoming “Suits” spin-off series will be “Pearson,” named after Gina Torres’ iconic character Jessica Pearson. In the series, she adjusts to the dirty world of Chicago politics. Simon Kassianides, Morgan Spector, Chantel Riley, Joy Lenz and Isabel Arraiza co-star. [Source: TV Line]

The Walking Dead
AMC has premiered a new behind-the-scenes featurette for the second half of the ninth season of “The Walking Dead” with another look at the terrifying new villains, The Whisperers. The survivors, both old and new, continue to deal with the impact of events that took place during the six years that have passed since the disappearance of Rick. The show returns February 10th.

Lincoln
NBC has handed out a pilot order to “Lincoln,” its planned TV series based on Jeffery Deaver’s bestselling novel series about quadriplegic forensic criminalist Lincoln Rhyme that began with the book “The Bone Collector”. VJ Boyd and Mark Bianculli will pen the script for the series about a paralysed legendary forensic criminologist and a young beat cop who helps him hunt a deadly serial killer and deal with some high-profile cases in the NYPD. [Source: Deadline]

Black Monday
Ahead of its launch this Sunday, Showtime has premiered the trailer for “Black Monday,” a comedic drama set around the stock market crash of October 1987. To this day, no one knows who caused it … until now. It’s the story of how a group of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the world’s largest financial system. Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Regina Hall star.

PEN15
Hulu has premiered the official trailer for The Lonely Island’s newest comedy series “PEN15” with all ten episodes of the series are scheduled to premiere on the streaming platform on February 8th. Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone will executive produce.

The story is described as ‘middle school as it really happened’. Actresses Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle play teenage versions of themselves – thirteen-year-old outcasts in the year 2000 – surrounded by actual thirteen-year-olds. It was a time when the best day of your life could turn into your worst with the stroke of a gel pen.