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[05/11/17 - 09:33 AM]
AT&T Audience Network(R) New Original Series "Mr. Mercedes" Premieres Aug. 9
Stephen King describes "Mr. Mercedes" as his first hard-boiled detective tale.

[01/30/17 - 09:01 AM]
AT&T Audience Network(R) and Sonar Entertainment Announce Cast for New Original Series "Mr. Mercedes," Based on Stephen King's Best Selling Detective Novel
The new series from Sonar Entertainment will premiere 10 hour-long episodes, which are currently in production in Charleston, South Carolina.

[01/27/17 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 27
Updates include: The CW's "Dynasty" reboot snags pilot order; Tahar Rahim to lead Hulu's "The Looming Tower"; and FOX to bring "Behind Enemy Lines" to small screen.

[01/24/17 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 24
Updates include: Jacob Latimore, Yolonda Ross to star in Showtime's "The Chi"; FOX gives pilot order to Marvel drama; and Mary-Louise Parker cast in Audience's "Mr. Mercedes."

[01/19/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 19
Updates include: Yara Shahidi to star in potential "Black-ish" spin-off; Dean Norris cast in TNT's "Claws"; and ABC orders dramas "The Crossing," "Deception" to pilot.

[01/18/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 18
Updates include: Holland Taylor joins Audience's "Mr. Mercedes"; Tony Plana to visit NBC's "Superstore"; and Hamish Linklater is bound for "Fargo" at FX.

[12/23/16 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 19-23
Updates include: Starz cancels "Blunt Talk" after two seasons; Sony Pictures Television shelves "Cruel Intentions"; and Ann-Margret joins Audience's "Mr. Mercedes."

[12/13/16 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 13
Updates include: ABC gives extra episodes to six comedies; Meagan Good to lead "Foxy Brown" at Hulu; and TV Land pulls the plug on comedy "Impastor."

[10/13/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 13
Updates include: Michael Seitzman, Brett Mahoney set "The Rainmaker" at CBS; Andrew Cochran brings "War of the Worlds" to MTV; and Delroy Lindo is the latest bound for "The Good Wife" spin-off.

[05/25/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 25
Updates include: CBS orders new pilot for "Superior Donuts"; Jeffery Self to host MTV's "Scream After Dark"; and director Phillip Noyce bows out of HBO's "American Lion."







MR. MERCEDES (AUDIENCE)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/9/17 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2017)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from AT&T's press release, May 2017) The new AT&T* AUDIENCE Network original series from Sonar Entertainment, "Mr. Mercedes," is premiering Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Watch it exclusively on AUDIENCE Network through DIRECTV, AT&T U-verse, and DIRECTV NOW. "Mr. Mercedes" is based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King. David E. Kelley ("Big Little Lies,""Boston Legal," and "Ally McBeal,") wrote and adapted for television and Jack Bender ("Lost," "Under the Dome," "Game of Thrones") directed multiple episodes. The duo serve as executive producers, along with King and Temple Hill Entertainment's Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey. Sonar Entertainment is producing and distributing worldwide outside the US. "Mr. Mercedes" stars Brendan Gleeson ("Harry Potter") as Detective Bill Hodges, Harry Treadaway ("Penny Dreadful") as Brady Hartsfield, Kelly Lynch ("Magic City") as Deborah Hartsfield, Jharrel Jerome ("Moonlight") as Jerome Robinson, Scott Lawrence ("Avatar") as Detective Peter Dixon, Robert Stanton ("Mercury Rising") as Anthony "Robi" Frobisher, Breeda Wool ("Unreal") as Lou Linklatter, Justine Lupe ("Francis Ha") as Holly Gibney, and Ann Cusack ("Nightcrawler") as Olivia Trelawney, with Mary Louise-Parker ("Weeds") as Janey Patterson, and Holland Taylor ("The Truman Show") as Ida Silver. "Mr. Mercedes" follows a demented killer Brady Hartsfield (Treadaway) who taunts a retired police detective Bill Hodges (Gleeson) with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he is able to strike again.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ann Cusack as Olivia Trelawney
· Breeda Wool as Lou Linklatter
· Brendan Gleeson as Bill Hodges
· Harry Treadaway as Brady Hartsfield
· Holland Taylor as Ida Silver
· Jharrel Jerome as Jerome Robinson
· Justine Lupe as Holly Gibney
· Kelly Lynch as Deborah Hartsfield
· Mary-Louise Parker as Janey Patterson
· Robert Stanton as Anthony "Robi" Frobisher
· Scott Lawrence as Peter Dixon
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Ann-Margret as Ida Silver (Originally Cast)
· Anton Yelchin as Brady Hartsfield (Originally Cast)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bart Peters as EP
· Christopher Long as EP
· David E. Kelley as CRTR/EP
· Jack Bender as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jenna Glazier as EP
· Marty Bowen as EP
· Stephen King as BOOK
· Tom Patricia as EP
· Wyck Godfrey as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Sonar Entertainment
· Temple Hill Entertainment