‘Transatlantic’: Netflix Drops Images of New Series (TV News Roundup)
Netflix has released first look images for at its upcoming limited series “Transatlantic,” the latest series from “Unorthodox” creator, Anna Winger. The seven-part series is set to premiere on April 7.
“Transatlantic” follows an international group as they risk their lives to help refugees escape occupied France, including many on the Nazis’ most-wanted list. As the group continues to risk their lives, the “threat of mortal danger gives way to unexpected collaborations and intense love affairs,” according to the series’ logline.
Inspired by both the true story of Varian Fry and Julie Orringer’s novel about the Emergency Rescue Committee, “The Flight Portfolio,” the new series stars Cory Michael Smith, Gillian Jacobs, Lucas Englander, Corey Stoll, Gregory Montel, Ralph Amoussou, Deleila Piasko, Amit Rahav, Moritz Bleibtreu, Alexander Fehling, Jonas Nay, Lolita Chammah, Luke Thompson, Jodhi May, Rafaela Nicolay and Henriette Confurius.
The series was directed by Stéphanie Chuat, Véronique Reymond and Mia Meyer, created by Winger and Daniel Hendler and produced by Camille McCurry and Winger.
See below for “Transatlantic’s” first look images.
Following Trevor Noah’s departure from “The Daily Show” in Dec. 2022, Comedy Central has set dates for the next five guest hosts, following the most recent guest hosts, Leslie Jones, Wanda Sykes, D.L. Hughley, Chelsea Handler and Sarah Silverman. See below for the next round of guest hosts and their respective runs:
Week of February 27: Hasan Minhaj
Week of March 6: Marlon Wayans
Week of March 13: Kal Penn
Week of March 20: Al Franken
Week of March 27: John Leguizamo
“The Daily Show” airs weeknights at 11 p.m. on Comedy Central and is available the following morning on Paramount+.
Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group announced its new two-hour prime time network television special, “Byron Allen Presents The Comedy and Music Superfest.” NBC will air the special on Feb. 11, from 8-10 p.m. on NBC.
“The Comedy and Music Superfest” will showcase some of the biggest names in comedy and music — with over 20 comedy and musical performances, including John Legend, Gladys Knight, Boyz II Men, Toni Braxton, Earth Wind & Fire, Kenan Thompson, Cedric The Entertainer, Howie Mandel, Tiffany Haddish, Loni Love, Jon Lovitz, Roy Wood Jr., Gary Owen, Tommy Davidson, Dane Cook and Gabriel Iglesias.
The special was first filmed in front of a live audience in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater. “The Comedy and Music Superfest” was produced by Allen Media Group, Backhand Productions, and executive producers Byron Allen, Carolyn Folks, Jennifer Lucas, Jeff Atlas and Michelle Willrich.