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HIS DARK MATERIALS
Air Date: Monday, November 04, 2019
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#01/101) "Lyra's Jordan"
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Episode 1: "Lyra's Jordan"

Debut date: MONDAY, NOV 4 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Orphan Lyra Belacqua's (Dafne Keen) world is upended by her long-absent uncle's return from the North, while the glamorous Mrs. Coulter (Ruth Wilson) visits Jordan College with a proposition.

Written by Jack Thorne; directed by Tom Hooper.

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HIS DARK MATERIALS (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/4/19 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2019)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
two eight-episode seasons
DESCRIPTION:
(from WarnerMedia's press release, October 2019) Adapting Philip Pullman's award-winning trilogy of the same name, which is considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction, this series follows Lyra, a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andrew Scott as Jopari
· Anne-Marie Duff as Ma Costa
· Ariyon Bakare as Carlo Boreal
· Brian Fisher as Golden Monkey (Movement)
· Clarke Peters as The Master of Jordan College
· Cristela Alonzo as Hester (Voice)
· Dafne Keen as Lyra Belacqua
· Daniel Frogson as Tony Costa
· David Suchet as Kaisa (Voice)
· Geoff Bell as Jack Verhoeven
· Georgina Campbell as Adèle Starminster
· Helen McCrory as Stelmaria (Voice)
· Ian Gelder as Charles the Librarian
· James Cosmo as Farder Coram
· James McAvoy as Lord Asriel Belacqua
· Joe Tandberg as Iorek Byrnison (Voice)
· Kit Connor as Pantalaimon (Voice)
· Lewin Lloyd as Roger Parslow
· Lin-Manuel Miranda as Lee Scoresby
· Lucian Msamati as John Faa
· Mat Fraser as Raymond van Gerrit
· Ruta Gedmintas as Serafina Pekkala
· Ruth Wilson as Mrs. Coulter
· Simon Manyonda as Benjamin de Ruyter
· Tyler Howitt as Billy Costa
· Will Keen as Father MacPhail
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Irving as EP (BBC)
· Carolyn Blackwood as EP
· Dan McCulloch as EP
· Deborah Forte as EP
· Jack Thorne as CRTR/EP
· Jane Tranter as EP
· Julie Gardner as EP
· Philip Pullman as BOOK/EP
· Piers Wenger as EP (BBC)
· Toby Emmerich as EP
· Tom Hooper as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bad Wolf
· New Line Cinema