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The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - TV Guide - - WEEK IN MOVIES - WITH AN­DREW FEN­TON

24: Mi­randa Legacy, Otto with will Straight­star in Outta Hawkins. Comp­ton’sEx-star Kiefer Corey Suther­land, mean­while, is work­ing a 13-episode political con­spir­acy thriller called Des­ig­nated Sur­vivor.

Mar­i­juana-themed pro­gram­ming is the blaz­inghot new trend in US TV, with Big Bang The­ory’s Chuck Lorre de­vel­op­ing stoner com­edy Dis­jointed and Broad City star Ilana Glazer’s Time Trav­el­ling Bong re­cently “green­lit” on Com­edy Cen­tral. They join HBO’s pot-de­liv­ery guy com­edy High Main­te­nance and Mar­garet Cho’s hour­long pot fam­ily dram­edy High­land on Ama­zon.

Mon­ica Barbaro ( Hawaii Five-0), De­nee Ben­ton, Michael Rady ( Jane The Vir­gin) and Gen­try White ( Turn: Wash­ing­ton’s Spies) have joined sea­son two of “be­hind the scenes on The Bach­e­lor” drama Un­real. The first sea­son screens on SBS2 this month.

Doc­tor Who’s Michelle Gomez and The Re­turned’s Jenna Thiam have joined the cast of Ama­zon’s first UK se­ries The Col­lec­tion, set af­ter World War II in a Paris fash­ion house.

Archie is com­ing back, with US broad­cast net­work CW pick­ing up the pi­lot pro­duced by Greg Ber­lanti ( Ar­row, The Flash).

Ex- Home and Away star An­drew Mor­ley (right) has joined Neigh­bours as a mys­te­ri­ous char­ac­ter known ini­tially as John Doe. Ex­pect to see him mak­ing an “ex­plo­sive” en­trance in April.

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