four for 2017

Next year’s un­miss­able shows

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Amer­i­can Gods

Neil gaiman’s Hugo Award­win­ning novel is brought to the screen by Bryan Fuller. Chron­i­cling the strug­gle for sur­vival of old gods and mytho­log­i­cal fig­ures in a new world of deities like tech­nol­ogy, it stars Ricky Whit­tle as Shadow and Ian McShane as his em­ployer Mr Wed­nes­day.

Star trek: dis­cov­ery

Bryan Fuller re­turns to his SF TV roots with this con­tin­u­a­tion of the “Prime” Star Trek uni­verse. Set on board the USS Dis­cov­ery – a ship in­spired by de­signs for the never-pro­duced ’70s TV show Star

Trek: Phase Two – we’re promised a se­ries true to Rod­den­berry’s vi­sion of di­ver­sity and hope.

Pow­er­less

the first live-ac­tion TV com­edy set within the DC Uni­verse, the show fo­cuses on em­ploy­ees at an in­sur­ance com­pany whose lives are com­pli­cated by liv­ing in a world in which Su­per­man and Bat­man ac­tu­ally ex­ist — along with plenty of more ob­scure DC he­roes and vil­lains.

time Af­ter time

Be­fore Ni­cholas Meyer helmed Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan, he wrote and di­rected time-travel thriller Time Af­ter Time. Chron­i­cling Hg Wells’s ef­forts to stop Jack the Rip­per in 20th cen­tury San Fran­cisco, the story gets up­dated by Vam­pire Di­aries cre­ator Kevin Wil­liamson.

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