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The Bastard Executioner

I was scanning through the television listings and a name caught my eye. Kurt Sutter. The genius mind behind Sons of Anarchy returns to television with The Bastard Executioner for FX. The new series premieres tonight and is set in the middle ages, promising a bloody and intriguing hour every week. If it has half the brutality that Sons had, I think fans of Game of Thornes (such as myself) might enjoy the new show. Joining Sutter from Anarchy are Katey Sagal and Timothy V Murphy, and I’m sure that we’ll see many other regulars of his. Also in the new series are Lee Jones, True Blood‘s Stephen Moyer, and Flora Spencer-Longhurst.

Official Show Description: The Bastard Executioner is a blood-soaked, medieval epic that tells the story of Wilkin Brattle, a 14th century warrior, whose life is forever changed when a divine messenger beseeches him to lay down his sword and lead the life of another man: a journeyman executioner. Set in northern Wales during a time rife with rebellion and political upheaval, Wilkin must walk a tight rope between protecting his true identity while also serving a mysterious destiny.

Guided by Annora, a mystical healer whose seeming omniscience keeps Wilkin under her sway; manipulated by Milus Corbett, a devious Chamberlain with grand political aspirations; and driven by a deepening connection with the Baroness Lady Love, Wilkin struggles to navigate political, emotional and supernal pitfalls in his quest to understand his greater purpose.

The Bastard Executioner premieres tonight at 10pm on FX.

Also on tonight…

8PM
AGTNBC: America’s Got Talent (competition)
CBS: Big Brother (reality competition)
PBS: In Their Own Words (docu)
ABCFAM: Monica the Medium (reality)
DSC: Yukon Men: Revealed (reality)
ESQUI: American Ninja Warrior (competition)
OXYGEN: Bad Girls Club (reality)

9PM
Dancing With The StarsABC: Dancing With the Stars: First Dances (competition)
CBS: Zoo (drama)
ABCFAM: Next Step Realty: NYC (reality)
BRAVO: Below Deck (reality)
DSC: Yukon Men (reality)
E!: Total Divas (wrestling reality)
SYFY: Face Off (competition)

10PM
TV Logo - ChoppedFOOD: Chopped (food competition)
NBC: Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris (variety)
A&E: Storage Wars: Behind the Locker (reality)
BET: Real Husbands of Hollywood (spoof)
BRAVO: My Fab 40th (docu)
COMEDY: Tosh.0/Drunk History (comedy)
DSC: Rebel Gold (reality)

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Posted on September 15th, 2015 by admin | Leave a Comment
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True Blood

“True Blood” is a vampire TV series that is coming to HBO by acclaimed writer/director Alan Ball, who created “Six Feet Under”.  He is moving from dealing with death to dealing with the undead.  The new series stars X-Men’s Anna Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse, a small town waitress with the power to read minds, and Stephen Moyer as Bill Compton, a vampire trying to live a normal life. You can check out the new images from “True Blood” here. “True Blood” premieres later today, only on HBO.

My Name is Earl Guest Star Jenna Elfman

“My Name is Earl” is moving into its 4th season and Jason Lee’s Earl Hickey continues to right the wrongs of his past. This year, he’ll have to find a way to take guest star Jenna Elfman off his list. Most of the new pictures for the season focus on her (looking haggered and in a cheerleaders outfit – see above).  Also featured in the new pictures are Jaime Pressly and Ethan Suplee. You can check out the new images from “My Name is Earl” by clicking here. “My Name is Earl” will be back on the tube on September 25th.