or


[07/22/13 - 08:23 AM]
Sundance Channel to Showcase Their Primetime Emmy(R) Nominated Miniseries with Marathon Airings of "Top of the Lake" (July 28) and "Restless" (July 31)
The former received Outstanding Miniseries or Movie and acting noms for Elisabeth Moss and Peter Mullan.

[via press release from Sundance Channel]

SUNDANCE CHANNEL TO SHOWCASE THEIR PRIMETIME EMMY(R) NOMINATED MINISERIES WITH MARATHON AIRINGS OF "TOP OF THE LAKE" (JULY 28) AND "RESTLESS" (JULY 31)

NEW YORK, July 22, 2013 - On the heels of receiving a record 10 Prime Time Emmy(R) nominations for its miniseries "Top of the Lake" and "Restless", Sundance Channel is offering viewers an opportunity to enjoy back-to-back episodes of both critically-acclaimed series. The seven-part, "Top of the Lake" marathon will air on July 28th from 1pm -8pm ET/PT, and the two-part "Restless" marathon will begin with the first two-hour installment airing July 31st at 8pm ET/PT, followed immediately by part two beginning at 10:00pm ET/PT.

The powerful and haunting, "Top of the Lake," which originally premiered in March of this year, received eight nominations, including a category nomination for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie and acting noms for Elisabeth Moss and Peter Mullan. Following the series' premiere LA Weekly raved: "It could very well be the best work of their careers."

The classic mythic struggle written and directed by Oscar(R) winner Jane Campion (The Piano, Portrait of a Lady) centers on the disappearance of a 12-year-old named Tui who is five months pregnant. Elisabeth Moss stars as Robin Griffin, the investigative detective who must lose herself in order to find the missing girl. During the investigation, she collides with Matt Mitcham (Peter Mullan), Tui's father, a local drug lord, and G.J. (Hunter), a guru at a local women's camp. As the case unfolds, in a paradise where honest work is hard to find, Robin finds that her limits are tested, sending her on a journey of self-discovery.

"Restless," Sundance Channel's riveting miniseries which premiered in December of 2012, garnered nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie for Charlotte Rampling and Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special. Touted by the Associated Press as "a deliciously suspenseful spy thriller " the miniseries was described by The Hollywood Reporter as "superb...with an excellent cast and a stirring story... with enough intrigue, deceit, twists and lingering suspicions to lure you into its web."

Based on the novel penned by celebrated award-winning contemporary British novelist William Boyd, "Restless" depicts the thrilling story of a daughter who discovers that her mother was recruited as a spy during World War II. An enthralling story of wartime espionage, love and betrayal, "Restless" lifts the lid on one of the last secrets of World War II.

A full list of Sundance Channel's Prime Time Emmy(R) nominations can be found below:
Outstanding Miniseries or Movie - "Top of the Lake"
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - Elisabeth Moss "Top of the Lake"
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie - Peter Mullan "Top of the Lake
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - Charlotte Rampling "Restless"
Outstanding Writing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special - Jane Campion and Gerard Lee "Top Of The Lake"
Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special - Jane Campion and Garth Davis "Top of the Lake"
Outstanding Casting For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - Kirsty McGregor and Tina Cleary "Top of the Lake"
Outstanding Cinematography For A Miniseries Or Movie - Adam Arkapaw "Top Of The Lake" Part 1
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Miniseries Or A Movie - Alexandre de Franceschi and Scott Gray "Top Of The Lake" Part 5
Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (Original Dramatic Score) - Lorne David Balfe, "Restless" Part 2

###

About "Restless"

Produced by Emmy Award winner Hilary Bevan Jones (State of Play, The Girl in the Café) under her shingle Endor Productions, directed by Edward Hall, and featuring a teleplay written by Boyd, the two compelling installments of "Restless" feature a world-renowned cast including Hayley Atwell ("Any Human Heart," Captain America) Rufus Sewell ("Pillars of the Earth," "Zen"), Michelle Dockery ("Downton Abbey", Anna Karenina), Michael Gambon ("Page Eight," Luck) and Charlotte Rampling (Melancholia, The Eye of the Storm). Filming took in South Africa and the UK. "Restless" is made by Endor Productions in association with Sundance Channel for BBC One. Program is produced by Hilary Bevan Jones and Paul Frift for Endor and Executive Producers are William Boyd with Matthew Read for BBC and Christian Vesper for Sundance Channel.

About "Top of the Lake"

"Top of the Lake" is produced by Academy Award(R) winners Emile Sherman and Iain Canning (The King's Speech, Shame) of See-Saw Films, and Philippa Campbell (Black Sheep) of Escapade Pictures. The series stars Elisabeth Moss ("Mad Men," On the Road); Oscar(R) winner Holly Hunter, BAFTA(R) nominee Peter Mullan (War Horse, Trainspotting), AFI Award(R) winning actor David Wenham (The Lord of the Rings, Australia), Lucy Lawless ("Xena: Warrior Princess," "Battlestar Galactica," "Spartacus: Vengeance") and Jacqueline Joe as Tiu. Australian director Garth Davis also joined Campion to work on the series, along with co-writer, Gerard Lee (Sweetie). "Top of the Lake" Executive Producer for Sundance Channel is Christian Vesper. "Top of the Lake" is co-produced by Sundance Channel, BBC TWO, and UKTV in Australia and New Zealand. BBC Worldwide distributes the television series internationally.

About Sundance Channel

Sundance Channel is the destination for What's Next, Now. Showcasing both today's creative icons and the emerging talent of tomorrow, Sundance Channel tells bold stories with a fresh point of view. In addition to award winning films, Sundance Channel is home to daring new original programming. Launched in 1996 and owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., Sundance Channel provides perspectives dedicated to founder Robert Redford's mission to celebrate creativity.

About AMC Networks Inc.

Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates AMC/Sundance Channel Global, an international programming business, and AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a full-service network programming feed origination and distribution company.





  [july 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· RESTLESS (SUNDANCE)
· TOP OF THE LAKE (SUNDANCE)











[05/22/15 - 01:09 PM]
First Look Images: FX's "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Get your first look at Sarah Paulson, Billy Magnussen, John Travolta, David Schwimmer, Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Courtney Vance in the limited series, due in early 2016.

[05/22/15 - 11:02 AM]
"The Bastard Executioner" Swings Into Action This Fall on FX
Kurt Sutter's new series is billed as "a gripping and brutal journey through the Late Middle Ages."

[05/22/15 - 10:54 AM]
First Look Image: Danny Trejo as "The Regulator" on El Rey Network/Miramax's 'From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Currently in production on its sophomore season, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" is slated to return late Summer 2015.

[05/22/15 - 10:32 AM]
NBC's Star-Studded Inaugural Charity Event "Red Nose Day" Raises Over $21 Million to Help Lift Children and Young People Out of Poverty
Julia Roberts, Jimmy Fallon, Blake Shelton, Neill Patrick Harris, Richard Gere, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Pharell, Coldplay, One Direction and Zac Efron were just a few of the many celebrities appearing in the three-hour entertainment event.

[05/22/15 - 10:25 AM]
E! Delivers Ratings Highs Led by "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce" Special and Season Finale of "The Royals"
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/22/15 - 08:32 AM]
"500 Questions" Earns ABC's Best Summer Rating in its Slot Since August 2013
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Mad Men" Finale Is Series' Highest-Rated Episode Ever Among Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/22/15 - 08:21 AM]
NBC's "Red Nose Day" Was No. 1 Among the Big 4 Networks in the 10 p.m. Hour
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 07:01 AM]
NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 Delivers 47 Percent Ratings Increase from Last Time on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 06:42 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Greenlight Six New Series
After delivering 11 consecutive months of ratings growth, top 10 cable network HGTV, along with its sister network, DIY Network, have confirmed production orders for six new series.

[05/22/15 - 06:02 AM]
Netflix Announces "A Very Murray Christmas"
Written by Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray and Mitch Glazer and directed by Sofia Coppola, the special is an homage to the classic variety show featuring Bill Murray playing himself, as he worries no one will show up to his TV show due to a terrible snow storm in New York City.

[05/22/15 - 06:01 AM]
CMT to Kickoff "Friday Night Lights" Memorial Day Event with the Network Premiere of the Film, And a Marathon of the Series Hosted by Jessie James Decker Featuring Fan-Voted Poll Results of Favorite Series Characters
Fans can head over to CMT's Facebook page to vote for their favorite "Friday Night Lights" characters from season one.

[05/22/15 - 05:31 AM]
Joel McHale Set to Host "The 2015 ESPYS" on ABC July 15
"The ESPYS" will be broadcast live on ABC Wednesday, July 15, at 8 p.m. ET from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

[05/21/15 - 03:43 PM]
Updated: ABC's 2014-15 Primetime Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/15 - 03:27 PM]
Kickstarter Sensation "Kung Fury" Delivers Bad to the Bone 80's Action, Artistry and Hilarity... and El Rey Is the Only Place on Your TV Badass Enough to Show It
An official selection of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, the visually spectacular 30-minute action comedy was created by Swedish filmmaker David Sandberg and backed by the Kickstarter community.