TV News: Quartet, Orphan, Mars, Daredevil

Million Dollar Quartet
Chad Michael Murray will star as rock music pioneer Sam Phillips in CMT’s upcoming scripted drama “Million Dollar Quartet” which will premiere in November.

Phillips founded Sun Records and guided young musicians like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Ike Turner to success. He also advocated for racial equality by breaking barriers within the music industry during the tumultuous civil rights movement. [Source: The Live Feed]

Orphan Black
BBC America’s “Orphan Black” returns for its fourth season on April 14th and today they’ve released a downright trippy trailer for the new batch of episodes which take the series back to events in the first season and along the way meets a whole new clone sister.

Red Mars
Emmy-winning director Greg Yaitanes (“Ray Donovan,” “Banshee,” “Children of Dune”) will direct and executive produce Spike’s ten episode scripted drama series “Red Mars” based on Kim Stanley Robinson’s award-winning Mars Trilogy books.

The story chronicles mankind’s colonization and transformation of the red planet. Filming begins this Summer for a 2017 debut. Peter Noah, Megan Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Marcy Ross and Brett Conrad serve as executive producers. [Source: Deadline]

Daredevil
Netflix and Marvel Entertainment have posted a new behind-the-scenes photo and video of Jon Bernthal’s Frank Castle (aka The Punisher) in action on the set of the upcoming second season of Marvel’s “Daredevil”. The new episodes kick off this Friday on the streaming service.

One batch. Two batch. Penny and dime.

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