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[06/17/19 - 12:20 PM]
Video: Amazon Original "The Boys" Gets Spicy as They Plot to Take Down the Corrupt Heroes of The Seven in New NSFW Trailer
"The Boys," launching July 26, is a fun and irreverent take on what happens when superheroes - who are as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians and as revered as Gods - abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good.

[04/17/19 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Amazon Original "The Boys" Unleashes New Uncensored Teaser Trailer
The subversive superhero series will debut July 26 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories.

[01/24/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "The Boys" - Official Teaser - Prime Video
The series centers on a group of vigilantes known informally as "The Boys," who set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than their blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.

[10/05/18 - 01:00 PM]
Video: "The Boys" Take the Stage at New York Comic Con with a Surprise Cameo and a First Look at the Subversive Superhero Series from Amazon Studios
During the panel, a corporate video from Vought's VP of Hero Management, Madelyn Stillwell (Elisabeth Shue), revealed just how much of a business it is to be super.

[09/10/18 - 10:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Announces New York Comic Con 2018 Schedule and Immersive "Good Omens" Experience
"The Boys," "The Man in the High Castle" and "Lore" are also among the featured series.

[08/30/18 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 30
Updates include: Emmy Rossum announces exit from Showtime's "Shameless"; Jennifer Esposito tapped for Amazon's "The Boys"; and Jimmi Simpson joins Sir Ben Kingsley-led "Our Lady, LTD" at Epix.

[06/25/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 25
Updates include: TV Land cancels "Nobodies" after two seasons; Tomer Capon cast in Amazon's "The Boys"; and MTV brings "How High" sequel to the small screen.

[05/16/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 16 - Upfront Notes & More
Updates include: TNT's "The Last Ship" to end after five seasons; Elisabeth Shue joins Amazon's "The Boys"; and Netflix to split new season of "Arrested Development" into two parts.

[04/30/18 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 30
Updates include: Dan Trachtenberg tapped to helm Amazon's "The Boys"; Jimmy Kimmel to voice "Man of the House" at ABC; and quartet cast in SundanceTV's "Unspeakable."

[04/05/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 5
Updates include: Karl Urban to star in Amazon's "The Boys"; Paramount Network orders comedy "First Wives Club" to pilot; and "Hidden Figures," "High Fidelity" eyed for TV adaptations.

[03/21/18 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 21
Updates include: Daniel Ezra tapped to lead The CW's "Spencer"; Bernard David Jones lands starring role in FOX's "Our People"; and Karen Fukuhara is the latest to report for Amazon's "The Boys."

[03/06/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 6
Updates include: The CW locks in plans for potential spin-off to "The Originals"; Noah Wyle to lead "Red Line" at CBS; and Dax Shepard to star opposite Lake Bell in FOX's "Bless This Mess."

[03/05/18 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 5
Updates include: Vanessa Williams cast in "False Profits" at ABC; Beth Behrs to star in FOX's "Our People"; and Laz Alonso latest tapped for "The Boys" at Amazon.

[01/17/18 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 17
Updates include: Amazon parts ways with three comedies; Kristen Wiig to star in comedy series for Apple; and Antony Starr, Dominique McElligott among latest cast in Amazon's "The Boys."

[12/18/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 18
Updates include: BBC America cancels "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"; Amazon passes on its latest comedy pilots; and NBC eyes a revival of "The Office" for the 2018-19 season.

[11/08/17 - 09:08 AM]
Amazon Greenlights Original Superhero Series "The Boys," Based on Comic Book from Preacher Creator Garth Ennis and Directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen
The series is scheduled to begin filming in the spring of 2018 for a 2019 release.

[09/08/17 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 8
Updates include: Amazon unveils five new projects, including two series orders; ABC takes latest stab at "The Greatest American Hero" revival; and Syfy passes on drama pilot "The Machine."

[04/06/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 6
Updates include: FYI pulls the plug on "Kocktails with Khloé"; Jamie Bamber among latest cast in ABC's "Model Woman"; and Warren Christie bound for "Eyewitness" at USA.







BOYS, THE (AMAZON)
Premieres Friday, July 26
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/26/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 3:01 AM-4:00 AM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Amazon's press release, April 2019) The uncensored trailer for the anticipated Amazon Original series The Boys was revealed today on Reddit by Garth Ennis, writer and co-creator of the original comic book series. The subversive superhero series will debut July 26 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories. The Boys will make its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival Monday, April 29. The Boys is a fun and irreverent take on what happens when superheroes - who are as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians and as revered as Gods - abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. It's the powerless against the super powerful as The Boys embark on a heroic quest to expose the truth about The Seven, and Vought - the multi-billion dollar conglomerate that manages these superheroes and covers up all of their dirty secrets. The Boys are Hughie (Jack Quaid, "The Hunger Games"), Billy Butcher (Karl Urban, "Star Trek"), Mother's Milk (Laz Alonso, "Detroit"), Frenchie (Tomer Capon, "Hostages"), and The Female (Karen Fukuhara, "Suicide Squad"). Simon Pegg ("Mission: Impossible - Fallout") guest stars as Hughie's father.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Antony Starr as Homelander
· Chace Crawford as The Deep
· Dominique McElligott as Queen Maeve
· Elisabeth Shue as Madelyn Stillwell
· Erin Moriarty as Starlight/Annie
· Jack Quaid as Hughie
· Jessie T. Usher as A-Train
· Karen Fukuhara as The Female
· Karl Urban as Billy Butcher
· Laz Alonso as Mother's Milk
· Nathan Mitchell as Black Noir
· Tomer Capon as Frenchie
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dan Trachtenberg as DIR (Pilot)
· Darick Robertson as BOOK/CO-EP
· Eric Kripke as CRTR/EP
· Evan Goldberg as EP
· Garth Ennis as BOOK/CO-EP
· James Weaver as EP
· Jason Netter as EP
· Ken Levin as EP
· Neal H. Moritz as EP
· Ori Marmur as EP
· Pavun Shetty as EP
· Seth Rogen as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Amazon Studios
· Original Film
· Point Grey Pictures
· Sony Pictures Television