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[01/13/17 - 09:46 AM]
SundanceTV Announces 2017 Programming Slate
Look for "Hap and Leonard: Mucho Mojo" on Wednesday, March 15 followed by "Gomorrah" on Wednesday, April 26.

[09/09/16 - 08:40 AM]
Brian Dennehy and Irma P. Hall Join SundanceTV's Critically-Acclaimed Original Series "Hap and Leonard"
Also on tap are new series regulars Tiffany Mack and Cranston Johnson.

[07/31/16 - 12:37 PM]
SundanceTV Picks Up Second Season of Critically Acclaimed International Drama "The A Word" from Keshet International
Said announcement comes on the heels of renewals for "Top of the Lake," "Hap and Leonard" and "Cleverman."

[06/28/16 - 09:24 AM]
SundanceTV Greenlights Original Scripted Series "Hap and Leonard" for a Second Season
Plus: John Wirth will join as showrunner and executive producer.

[05/20/16 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Week of May 16-20
Sara Ramirez exits "Grey's Anatomy" after 10 years; Rhyon Nicole Brown to star in Lifetime's "The Michel'le Story"; and Ewan McGregor tapped for season three of FX's "Fargo."

[02/17/16 - 08:57 AM]
SundanceTV Unveils New Marketing Campaign Featuring an Original Jingle and Video Starring "Weird Al" Yankovic
The song, written and performed by Yankovic, underscores the depth and breadth of the network's programming and helps viewers find the channel and never ever forget its location.

[01/08/16 - 03:24 PM]
SundanceTV Announces Premiere Dates for Q1 and Q2 '16, Designating Wednesdays as Its Night for Original Programming
Said projects include "Hap and Leonard" (March 2), "The Last Panthers" (April 13) and "Rebellion" (April 24).

[12/17/15 - 09:25 AM]
Video: SundanceTV Releases Teaser for Upcoming Series "Hap and Leonard" - Stars James Purefoy, Michael K. Williams, Christina Hendricks
Based on the successful books from famed author Joe R. Lansdale, the six-episode series event is created by director/writer Jim Mickle and writer Nick Damici.

[07/15/15 - 01:12 PM]
Christina Hendricks Joins the Cast of SundanceTV's Highly Anticipated New Series "Hap and Leonard"
She joins previously announced cast members James Purefoy, Michael Kenneth Williams, Bill Sage and Jimmi Simpson.

[04/29/15 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 29
Updates include: James Purefoy to topline SundanceTV's "Hap & Leonard"; trio to recur on NBC's "Heroes Reborn"; and Josh Stewart and Parker Croft cast in HBO's "Lewis & Clark."

[04/22/15 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 22
Updates include: J.K. Simmons to lead "Counterpart" for Starz; Jimmi Simpson cast in SundanceTV's "Hap & Leonard"; and Marc Blucas joins "Underground" at WGN America.

[03/16/15 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 16
Updates include: Barbara Hershey boards Lifetime's "Damien"; Adrian Pasdar cast in "The Kingmakers" at ABC; and James Caan set for FOX's "Fantasy Life."

[03/09/15 - 08:00 AM]
Michael Kenneth Williams Cast as a Lead in SundanceTV's Highly Anticipated New Series "Hap and Leonard"
Pine, played by Williams, is a black, openly gay Vietnam vet with anger issues.

[01/22/15 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 22
Updates include: John Leguizamo to lead "Taxi-22" at CBS; Nadia Hilker, Amber Clayton cast in TNT's "Breed"; and Orla Brady bound for a role in AMC's "Badlands."

[11/10/14 - 12:47 PM]
SundanceTV Expands Original Scripted Slate and Greenlights Next Drama "Hap and Leonard"
The project is based on the rollicking Joe Lansdale Southern noir book series about an unlikely pair of best friends and martial arts experts who struggle through misadventure, to stay on the right side of the law in1980's East Texas.







HAP & LEONARD (SUNDANCE)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/2/16 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its second season on 4/19/17; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION:
(from SundanceTV's press release, January 2017) Based on the book series by Joe R. Lansdale, "Hap and Leonard" follows two lifelong best friends -- Hap Collins (James Purefoy) and Leonard Pine (Michael Kenneth Williams) - as they find themselves in mucho-trouble, caught in the middle of a murder mystery with more twists and turns than an East Texas highway. The story begins with a skeleton, Trudy's missing ashes, a literal pissing match with a neighborhood drug dealer, and a piece of MeMaw's famous pie. Rounding out the cast in this season two anthology series are Brian Dennehy ("Death of a Salesman," "First Blood") Irma P. Hall ("A Family Thing," "Soul Food"), Dohn Norwood ("All the Way," "Hell on Wheels"), Tiffany Mack (Wicked Love, "iZombie") and Cranston Johnson ("Atlanta," Find a Way). John Wirth ("Hell on Wheels," "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles") is showrunner and executive producer for Season 2, and Jim Mickle, Nick Damici, Jeremy Platt, Linda Moran, and Nick Shumaker return as executive producers, along with co-executive producers Joe R. Lansdale and Lowell Northrop.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bill Sage as Howard
· Christina Hendricks as Trudy
· James Purefoy as Hap Collins
· Jimmi Simpson as Soldier
· Michael Kenneth Williams as Leonard Pine
CREW INFORMATION:
· Jeremy Platt as EP
· Jim Mickle as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Joe Lansdale as BOOK/CO-EP
· Linda Moran as CP
· Nick Damici as CRTR/EP
· Nick Shumaker as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Sundance Studios