TV News: Tick, Maniac, Suspects, Lifeline

The Tick
Amazon has confirmed that the final six episodes of the first season of “The Tick” will launch on February 23rd the service – six months after the first half debuted. The news comes the day before The Tick’s panel at New York Comic-Con 2017. [Source: Coming Soon]

Sally Field is set to recur in Netflix’s ten-episode dark comedy “Maniac,” which boasts all its episodes being directed by Cary Fukunaga (“True Detective,” “Jane Eyre”).

Emma Stone and Jonah Hill lead this remake of the 2014 Norwegian series about a mental patient at a psychiatric ward who escapes reality and lives in a fantasy world in his mind. [Source: The Live Feed]

ABC has begun development of the crime drama “Suspects,” a remake of Chris Lang’s 2015 British series “Unforgotten”. Lang, Josh Berman, Sally Haynes, Laura Mackie, BBC Worldwide Productions and Sony Pictures TV will produce.

Written by “The Blacklist” executive producer Carla Kettner, the show blends a cop drama procedural and a multi-generational soap with a compassionate, intelligent female detective at the center. The original starred Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar as London detectives solving cold cases involving historic disappearances and murders. [Source: Deadline]

The first trailer is here for “Lifeline,” a new time-travel TV series for YouTube Red that is produced by Dwayne Johnson. The series premieres October 11th.

Zach Gilford (“Friday Night Lights”), Amanda Crew (“Silicon Valley”), and Sydney Park (“The Walking Dead”) star in the series in which a corporation uses time travel to save lives for profit.