killing-jesusPremiering tonight is the National Geographic Channel original movie Killing Jesus directed by Christopher Menaul and stars Kelsey Grammer, Stephen Moyer, Emmanuelle Chriqui, John Rhys Davies, Rufus Sewell, Eoin Macken, Aneurin Barnard, Vernon Dobtcheff, Tamsin Egerton and John Lynch. The film’s original music is composed by Emmy Award winner Trevor Morris (The TudorsThe BorgiasVikings, Immortals, Olympus Has Fallen). The 3-hour TV event is based on the best-selling book by Bill O’Reilly and chronicles the life of Jesus of Nazareth through the retelling of the political, social and historical conflicts during the Roman Empire. For more information about the film, visit National Geographic’s official website.

the-dovekeepersPremiering on Tuesday, March 31 is the CBS mini-series The Dovekeepers directed by Yves Simoneau, produced by Roma Downey & Mark Burnett and starring Cote de Pablo, Rachel Brosnahan & Kathryn Prescott, Diego Boneta and Sam Neill. Jeff Beal (House of CardsRomeAppaloosaMonkUgly Betty) has composed the project’s original music. Varese Sarabande will release a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music digitally on April 7. Check back on this page for the full album details and visit our previous news article for more information about the two-parter, which will air on Tuesday and Wednesday night on CBS.

weird-lonersAlso premiering on Tuesday is the new Fox comedy Weird Loners created by Michael J. Weithorn and starring Becki Newton, Zachary Knighton, Nate Torrence and Meera Rohit Kumbhani. The show’s original music is composed by Lyle Workman (SuperbadThe 40-Year Old Virgin, Forgetting Sarah MarshallWin WinAmerican Reunion).  To learn more about the series, which follows four relationship-phobic people who are unexpectedly thrust into each other’s lives and form an unlikely bond in a Queens, New York townhouse, check out our scoring assignment announcementWeird Loners will air every Tuesday night on Fox.

youngerAlso premiering on Tuesday is the TV Land original comedy Younger created by Darren Star (Sex and the CityBeverly Hills, 90210) and starring Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Hilary Duff, Miriam Shor, and Nico Tortorella. Chris Alan Lee (MulaneyMortal Kombat: Legacy) is composing the show’s original music. Younger is set in New York and follows a 40-year-old newly single mother who attempts to re-enter the working world, only to find out that she’s too old for an entry-level position and attempts to pass herself off as 26. For updates on the comedy, visit the official show website.

olympusPremiering on Thursday, April 2, is the new Syfy original series Olympus created by Nick Willing and starring Matt Frewer, Sonita Henry, Cas Anvar and Graham Shiels. The show’s original music is composed by Rich Walters (Ring of FireRiese). Olympus centers on the few brave men and women who banished the Gods to the realm of the unconscious – a place they called the Underworld or the Kingdom of Hades. The mythological drama will air every Thursday night on Syfy. For more information about the series, visit the official show website.

sin-city-saintsMissing from last week’s TV music roundup was the new Yahoo! original series Sin City Saints executive produced by Mike Tollin, Chris Case & Bryan Gordon and starring Malin Akerman, Andrew Santino, Tom Arnold and Keith Powers. Justin Warfield has composed the show’s original music. Bob Thiele (Sons of Anarchy) and Paul Koch are providing additional music. Sin City Saints is set in Las Vegas and follows a wealthy tech businessman, the “unpredictable and charismatic owner” of the city’s new professional basketball franchise, the Sin City Saints. To stream the 8-episode series, visit Yahoo.