IN THE KNOW
MARVEL’s Jessica Jones starring Krysten Ritter (above) and David Tennant premieres on Netflix worldwide on November 20.
BRADLEY Cooper’s TV adaptation of his 2011 hit film Limitless will screen on Ten. It’s about Brian Finch (Jake McDorman), a man who boosts his brainpower with a drug and solves crimes for the FBI.
Shaun Micallef’s new comedy The Ex-PM begins on the ABC on Wednesday, October 14. FOX8 has secured the rights to screen DC Comics series Supergirl (from December 6) and Arrow/The Flash spin-off Legends of Tomorrow (early next year).
Rowan Atkinson will star as French detective Jules Maigret in two telemovies for the UK’s ITV – Maigret Sets a Trap and Maigret’s Dead Man . Subscription TV invested $796 million in Aussie screen content over the past financial year and pumped out 57,716 hours of first-run local content.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead will star in BrainDead, a Washington DC set comic thriller from The Good Wife creators Robert and Michelle King. TREVOR Noah (right) takes over the reins of The Daily Show from Tuesday at 10pm on The Comedy Channel.