Premiering tonight is the NBC event series A.D. executive produced by Mark Burnett & Roma Downey and starring Juan Pablo di Pace, Vincent Regan, Greta Scacchi, Aniss Elkohen, Richard Coyle, Babou Ceesay, Chipo Chung, Cesare Taurasi and Adam Levy. Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight, Gladiator, The Lion King) and Lorne Balfe (Home, Penguins of Madagascar) have composed the music for the 12-parter. To learn more about the mini-series, which is a sequel to 2013’s The Bible, which was also scored by Zimmer & Balfe, check out our previous news article. A.D. will air every Sunday night on NBC.
Also premiering tonight is the new NBC drama American Odyssey created by Peter Horton and starring Anna Friel, Peter Facinelli, Jake Robinson, Jim True-Forst, Treat Williams, Nate Mooney, Elena Kampouris, Daniella Pineda, Sadie Sink, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Omar Ghazaoui. The show’s original music is composed by John Debney (The Passion of the Christ, Iron Man 2, Elf, Hatfield & McCoys). For more information about the series, which revolves around a potential international conspiracy, in which Al Qaeda terrorists are receiving covert funding from a major American corporation, check out our scoring assignment announcement. American Odyssey will air every Sunday night on NBC.
Also premiering tonight is the Lifetime original movie If There Be Thorns directed by Nancy Savoca, executive produced by Dan Angel & Jane Startz and starring Heather Graham, Rachael Carpani, Jason Lewis, Mason Cook, Mackenzie Gray and Jedidiah Goodacre. Douglas Pipes (Monster House, Trick ‘r’ Treat) has composed the film’s original music. If There Be Thorns based on V.C. Andrews’s novel and adapted Andy Cochran is a sequel to Lifetime’s Life in the Attic and Petals on the Wind, which were both scored by Mario Grigorov. To learn more about the third part in the Dollanganger series, visit Lifetime’s official website.
Another show to premiere tonight is the Lifetime original series The Lizzie Borden Chronicles executive produced by Judith Verno and starring Christina Ricci, Clea DuVall, Jonathan Banks, John Heard, Cole Hauser and Jessy Schram. The show’s original music is composed by Tree Adams (Californication, Perception, Reach Me) who has previously scored Lifetime’s movie Lizzie Borden Took an Ax featuring the same characters. For more information about the series, check out our scoring assignment announcement. The Lizzie Borden Chronicles will air every Sunday night on Lifetime.
Also premiering tonight in the U.S. is the British mini-series Wolf Hall based on the novels of Hilary Manteland and starring Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, Claire Foy, Jonathan Pryce, Mark Gatiss, Stephen Gardiner, Anton Lesser, Mathieu Amalric, Jessica Raine, Bernard Hill, Richard Dillane, Charity Wakefield, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Natasha Little. Debbie Wiseman (Wilde, Adventures of Arsene Lupin) has composed the original music for the 6-parter. Silva Screen Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score. For the full album details, visit our previous article. To learn more about Wolf Hall, which makes its U.S. premiere as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series, visit the official show website.
Premiering on Tuesday, April 7, is the new TBS comedy Your Family or Mine created by Greg Malins and starring Kat Foster, Kyle Howard, Richard Dreyfuss, JoBeth Williams, Ed Begley Jr. and Stephanie Hunt. The show’s original music is composed by John Nordstrom (One Tree Hill). Check out our previous news article for more information about the series. Your Family or Mine based on an Israeli sitcom about a couple with two children who alternate visits to their respective parents/in-law will air every Tuesday night on TBS.
Premiering on Friday, April 10, is Marvel’s new Netflix original series Daredevil executive produced by Drew Goddard & Steve S. DeKnight and starring Charlie Cox, Vincent D’Onofrio, Elden Henson, Deborah Ann Woll, Rosario Dawson and Scott Glenn. John Paesano (The Maze Runner, Dragons: Riders of Berk, When the Game Stands Tall) has composed the show’s original music. Click here to learn more about the series based on Marvel Comics characters about Matt Murdock who is fighting against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as the super hero Daredevil in modern day Hell’s Kitchen, New York City and visit Netflix to stream the show.