Sunday, 13 September 2015

E4 to Broadcast Rush Hour TV Series and Containment

The hub for all the latest US TV shows E4  has closed a deal with Warner Bros. which are set to air the two new dramas in 2016. Containment from The CW and Rush Hour from CBS.



Containment opens as an epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, To combat the outbreak, a large city wide quarantine is quickly enforced, leaving those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives. 

The drama is produced by Warner Bros Television and stars David Gyasi, Christina Moses, Chris Wood, Kristen Gutoskie, Claudia Black, George Young, Hanna Mangan Lawrence and Trevor St. John. The Vampire Diaries’ Julie Plec penned the script and will executive produce alongside director David Nutter.



The series is set to premiere as a mid-season replacement on The CW in 2016.

The series version of Rush Hour is Based on the feature film of the same name, which follows a stoic, by-the-book Hong Kong police officer who is assigned to a case in Los Angeles where he’s forced to work with a cocky African-American LAPD officer who has no interest in a partner.
The drama is produced by Warner Bros Television and stars Justin Hires, Jon Foo, Aimee Garcia and Wendie Malick. Bill Lawrence & Blake McCormick penned the script and will executive produce alongside Arthur Sarkissian, Brett Ratner and Jeff Ingold.
Containment and Rush Hour will join a huge slate of first-run acquired US series on E4, the youth skewing sister network of Channel 4. These original US series include The Big Bang Theory, Nashville, 2 Broke Girls, Baby Daddy, Melissa & Joey, New Girl, The Mindy Project, The 100, Supernatural, Jane The Virgin and Fox’s hit music drama Empire, which is returning to the channel for a second season this Autumn.
UPDATE: The Rush Hour TV series will premiere on E4 on Tuesday 19th March 2016!

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