NYCC 2016: TV Preview Roundup
Fall is here! So other than pumpkin spice everything, the lack of tv shows to burn through will no longer be a problem. Here’s the tv series previews that were shown at 2016’s New York Comic Con!
12 Monkeys (Season 3)
Syfy | Season Premiere: 2017
Based on the 1995 film directed by Terry Gilliam, 12 Monkeys follows the journey of a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who is on a mission to eradicate the source of a deadly plague. The series stars Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, Noah Bean, and Kirk Acevedo. Additional cast members include Tom Noonan as the enigmatic face of the Army of the 12 Monkeys, and Emily Hampshire as Jennifer Goines, a dangerous and unstable mental patient.
Black Sails (Season 4)
Starz | Season Premiere: 29 January 2017
In the wake of Charles Town, the world lives in fear of Captain Flint. But when his campaign of terror crosses over into madness, it falls to John Silver to locate the man within the monster. Meanwhile, with Eleanor Guthrie gone, Jack Rackham and Captain Charles Vane struggle to secure Nassau for the ages. All will be tested when a new threat arrives. It knows them. It understands them. And in the blink of an eye, it will turn them against each other.
Class (Season 1) – Dr. Who Spin Off
BBC America | Series Premiere: Spring 2017
Class is a YA series set in contemporary London. It is scary, funny, and as painful and sharp as youth. It will also shine a light on a whole new corner of the Whoniverse.
Dr. Who Christmas Special (2016)
BBC America | Air Date: Dec 2016
This Christmas, the Doctor will be back in The Return of Doctor Mysterio.
Iron Fist (Season 1)
Netflix | Series Premiere: 17 March 2017
K’un-Lun saved him. Lei Kung trained him. And now, Danny Rand is back to fight for what’s his.
Ninjak vs the Valiant Universe (2017 Webseries)
Webseries | Series Premiere: 2017
Colin King is Ninjak, MI-6’s deadliest intelligence operative and weapons expert. When the ruthless assassin Roku exploits his greatest weakness, Ninjak will be forced to betray his closest allies. Now, on the run, he must face off against the most powerful heroes known to man for a high-octane, take-no-prisoners trial by fire more perilous and more unpredictable than any he’s faced before. In 2017, the world’s most dangerous super-spy goes to war with the Valiant Universe.
Shadowhunters (Season 2)
Freeform | Season Premiere: Monday, January 2nd 2017 (8pm EST /7pm CST)
The second season of Shadowhunters returns with the Shadow World in upheaval with Valentine and The Circle continuing to grow stronger by the minute and our gang quickly becoming disillusioned with The Clave and their reaction to the recent events. Loyalties will be tested, unlikely bonds will be made, and relationships will be pushed to the limit as the Shadowhunters and their Downworlder friends make their own way in a new world.
Stan Against Evil (Season 1)
IFC | Series Premiere: Wednesday, November 2nd 2016 (10pm EST / 9pm CST)
Stan Against Evil follows Stan Miller (McGinley), a perpetually disgruntled former sheriff of a small New England town who was forced into retirement. Stan has trouble relinquishing his authority to Evie Barret (Varney), the tough and beautiful new sheriff in town, but they form an unlikely alliance when both begin to realize things are not quite right in their quaint New England town. Together, they valiantly fight a plague of unleashed demons that have been haunting the town, which just happens to be built on the site of a massive 17th century witch burning.
Teen Wolf (Season 6)
MTV | Season Premiere: Tuesday, November 15th (9pm EST / 8pm CST)
Teen Wolf follows the story of Scott McCall (Tyler Posey), a teenager who is bitten by a werewolf and becomes one himself. Now he must figure out how to balance the challenging curse along with all the normal struggles of high school. With the help of his friends, Scott learns how to protect the ones he loves, become a stronger werewolf, and tackle life one day at a time.
The Man in the High Castle (Season 2)
Amazon Video | Season Premiere: Friday, December 16th 2016
Based on Philip K. Dick’s award-winning novel, and executive produced by Ridley Scott (Blade Runner), and Frank Spotnitz (The X-Files), The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States. Starring Rufus Sewell (John Adams), Luke Kleintank (Pretty Little Liars), and Alexa Davalos (Mob City).
Trollhunters (Season 1)
Netflix | Series Premiere: Friday, December 23rd 2016
Trollhunters is an epic saga from master storyteller Guillermo del Toro featuring a group of friends who discover a fantastical new world wrapped beneath their home town and who will face a battle between good and bad trolls.
Voltron: Legendary Defender (Season 2)
Netflix | Season Premiere: Jan 2017
The ’80s classic returns to defend the universe against evil with the help of five intrepid kids.