TV News: Puppet, Eastbound, Hardy, Orange

That Puppet Game Show
The Jim Henson Company and BBC1 are teaming to produce “That Puppet Game Show”. Each week two celebrity contestants, the only humans on the show, will feature in a mix of comedy and madcap games with the aim of winning for their chosen charity.

“That Puppet Game Show” also includes a backstage sitcom, featuring both the puppet characters that are in the gameshow and other puppets like the producer and show executive. Filming is underway with eight 45-minute episodes debuting later this year. [Source: Variety]

Eastbound and Down
HBO has confirmed that the comedy series “Eastbound and Down” will end with its upcoming fourth season.

Filming on the show resumes in North Carolina shortly ahead of the final run of episodes on September 29th. [Source: The Live Feed]

Poaching Wars With Tom Hardy
Tom Hardy is set to host ITV documentary series “Poaching Wars With Tom Hardy”. The two one-hour films look at the wholesale wildlife poaching crisis in Africa. [Source: Deadline]

Orange is the New Black
Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming darkly comedic drama series “Orange Is the New Black” from “Weeds” creator Jenji Kohan. Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Jason Biggs, Kate Mulgrew, Natasha Lyonne and Taryn Manning star. All thirteen episodes will exclusively premiere on Netflix on July 11th.