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[07/20/18 - 09:01 AM]
Video: EPIX Releases Trailer for "Get Shorty" Season Two
In season two, Miles Daly (Chris O'Dowd) struggles to reconcile his ambitions as a filmmaker and a family man with his skill set as a career criminal.

[05/31/18 - 12:03 PM]
Season Two of "Get Shorty" Premieres Sunday, August 12 on EPIX(R)
Joining the cast as a recurring guest star is Raymond Cruz, who will play Swayze, the brutal and murderous leader of a Latino prison gang who styles himself after Patrick Swayze, with long, flowing locks of hair and 80s-inspired dance moves.

[03/27/18 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 27
Updates include: Hulu passes on drama pilots "Crash & Burn," "Locke & Key"; Ashley Tisdale cast in "Pandas in New York" at CBS; and Douglas Smith signs onto HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[03/13/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 13
Updates include: Sarah Drew, Michelle Hurd cast as new "Cagney & Lacey" at CBS; Thomas Lennon tapped as FOX's "Dan the Weatherman"; and Dave Annable bound for "The Code," also at CBS.

[02/27/18 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 27
Updates include: Breckin Meyer, Merrin Dungey join "The Fix" at ABC; Brandon Mychal Smith to lead NBC's "Like Family"; and Adam Scott books return to HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[02/08/18 - 01:28 PM]
EPIX(R) Dark Comedy "Get Shorty," From MGM Television, Gets Started on Season Two
Felicity Huffman will recur as Clara Dillard, a mothering, high-level special agent for the FBI, described as hippie therapist meets J. Edgar Hoover.

[10/23/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 23
Updates include: CBS pulls the plug on summer drama "Zoo"; Bebe Neuwirth exits "Madam Secretary"; and Lifetime's "UnREAL" fills out season four cast.

[08/23/17 - 01:07 PM]
EPIX(R) Gets More "Get Shorty" - Original Series from MGM Television Renewed for Season Two
The dark comedy, based in part on the 1990's bestselling Elmore Leonard novel of the same name and created for television by Davey Holmes, will return in 2018 with 10 all-new episodes.

[06/20/17 - 11:59 AM]
EPIX Announces Slate of New Original Specials
The previously announced documentary, Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image, will debut on Wednesday, June 21.

[05/25/17 - 07:04 AM]
Video: EPIX Releases First Trailer for "Get Shorty"
The series is based in part on the 1990 Elmore Leonard novel of the same name.

[05/16/17 - 10:31 AM]
EPIX Original Series "Get Shorty" from MGM Television to Premiere Sunday, August 13 @ 10:00PM
The 10-episode dark comedy is based in part on the 1990 best-selling novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard.

[02/28/17 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 28
Updates include: Archie Panjabi, Rita Wilson tapped for FOX's "Controversy"; Shemar Moore to lead "S.W.A.T." for CBS; and Jenna Fischer set to star in ABC's "Splitting Up Together."

[11/07/16 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 7
Updates include: CBS eyes prequel series for "The Big Bang Theory"; Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore to star in Amazon series; and Sarah Stiles bound for Epix's "Get Shorty."

[11/01/16 - 03:43 PM]
EPIX Original Dark Comedy Series "Get Shorty," Inspired by Elmore Leonard's Best-Selling Classic Novel, from MGM Television to Start Production
Chris O'Dowd and Ray Romano are joined by series regulars Sean Bridgers, Lidia Porto, Megan Stevenson, Goya Robles, Lucy Walters and Carolyn Dodd.

[08/23/16 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 23
Updates include: Jason Richman brings "The Departed" TV series to Amazon; John Cho lands "Connoisseur" at USA; and Chris O'Dowd, Ray Romano eyed for Epix's "Get Shorty."

[07/30/16 - 06:02 PM]
Allen Coulter to Direct First Episode of the EPIX Original Series "Get Shorty"
Production on the series is anticipated to begin this fall for a summer 2017 premiere.

[05/24/16 - 02:10 PM]
EPIX(R) Reimagines Elmore Leonard's Crafty Novel "Get Shorty" for Television
Production on the series is anticipated to begin this fall and air summer 2017.







GET SHORTY (EPIX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/13/17 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its second season on 10/7/18; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION:
(from EPIX's press release, May 2018) Premium pay television network EPIX(R) announced that the second season of its critically-acclaimed original series from MGM Television, Get Shorty, will debut on Sunday, August 12 at 9 PM ET/PT. The dark comedy, based in part on the 1990's bestselling Elmore Leonard novel of the same name and created for television by Davey Holmes (Shameless, In Treatment), is currently in production in Los Angeles. In season two of Get Shorty, Miles Daly (Chris O'Dowd) struggles to reconcile his ambitions as a filmmaker and a family man with his skill set as a career criminal. His progress in Hollywood is jeopardized when the washed-up producer (Ray Romano), with whom he partnered in season one, agrees to wear a Federal wire. Miles faces off with criminal financiers and with a Hollywood power-broker who could be the most dangerous of all. Joining the cast as a recurring guest star is Raymond Cruz (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul), who will play Swayze, the brutal and murderous leader of a Latino prison gang who styles himself after Patrick Swayze, with long, flowing locks of hair and 80s-inspired dance moves. In addition to Cruz, new recurring cast for season two includes Felicity Huffman (Transamerica, Desperate Housewives), Steven Weber (Wings), Andrew Leeds (Bones), Amy Seimetz (Stranger Things), Sonya Walger (The Catch) and Alex Sawyer (House of Anubis). The cast of Get Shorty is led by Screen Actors Guild Award(R) and BAFTA TV Award nominee O'Dowd (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, The Sapphires, Bridesmaids) and multiple Emmy(R) winner Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond, Men of a Certain Age, Parenthood), and also includes Sean Bridgers (Rectify, Room), Carolyn Dodd (The Adventures of Catty Wompus), Lidia Porto (Horrible Bosses 2), Goya Robles (11:55), Megan Stevenson (Review), and Lucy Walters (Power). Sarah Stiles (I'm Dying Up Here, Unsane) will return in season two and has been upped to series regular.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Carolyn Dodd as Emma
· Chris O'Dowd as Miles Daly
· Goya Robles as Yago
· Lidia Porto as Amara
· Lucy Walters as Katie
· Megan Stevenson as April
· Ray Romano as Rick
· Sarah Stiles as Gladys
· Sean Bridgers as Louis
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam Arkin as CO-EP
· Allen Coulter as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Davey Holmes as CRTR/EP
· Elmore Leonard as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· MGM Television