[04/29/15 - 10:56 AM] Spike Releases Key Art for "Tut" This six hour, three night ambitious original scripted limited series event premieres on Spike Sunday - Tuesday, July 19-21.
[04/23/15 - 10:07 AM] Video: Spike Reveals First Look at "Tut" The six-hour, three-night limited series event stars Ben Kingsley and Avan Jogia and is set to premiere on Spike this summer Sunday, July 19 - Tuesday, July 21 from 9-11 PM, ET/PT.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its first season on 7/21/15; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION: (from Spike TV's press release, April 2015) Today Spike released the first trailer for its most ambitious scripted drama event, Tut. The six-hour, three-night limited series event stars legendary actor Ben Kingsley and Avan Jogia (Twisted) and is set to premiere on Spike this summer Sunday, July 19 - Tuesday, July 21 from 9-11 PM, ET/PT. Spike's Tut tells the astounding saga of one of history's most extraordinary rulers, Tutankhamun (King Tut), his rise to power and his struggle to lead Egypt to glory, while his closest advisors, friends and lovers scheme for their own nefarious interests. "Tut" opens up a fascinating window into a world filled with heart-breaking romance, epic battles, political backstabbing, conspiracy, jealousy, and even murder -- proving his world was not far removed from our own -- and that his reign as the youngest Egyptian king played out as a real-life drama for the ages. In addition to Kingsley and Jogia, the cast includes Nonso Anozie (Zoo), Sibylla Deen (Tyrant), Alexander Siddig (Game of Thrones), Kylie Bunbury (Under the Dome), Iddo Goldberg (Salem) and Peter Gadiot (Once Upon a Time in Wonderland).