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[02/07/18 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 7
Updates include: Hart Hanson, Bryan Fuller exit Apple's "Amazing Stories" revival; Kat Coiro, Phillip Noyce and Justin Lin to helm pilots; and Hilary Winston's "25" lands pilot order at CBS.

[01/19/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 19
Updates include: FOX orders first wave of pilots; Netflix's "The Kominsky Method" fills out cast; and "The Flash's" Keiynan Lonsdale moves to "DC's Legends of Tomorrow."

[01/11/18 - 10:48 AM]
AT&T Audience Network Starts Production on Second Season of Critically Acclaimed Original Series "Mr. Mercedes"
Jack Huston and Maximiliano Hernandez will join returning cast members Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway, Jharrel Jerome, Scott Lawrence, Breeda Wool, Justine Lupe and Holland Taylor.

[10/10/17 - 12:52 PM]
AT&T Audience Network Announces Second Season Pickup of Critically Acclaimed Original Series "Mr. Mercedes"
Production for the 10 one-hour episodes is scheduled to begin in February of 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina with the premiere launching later in the year.

[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)
Returns in Summer 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/9/17 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2018/2019 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from AT&T's press release, January 2018) AT&T* AUDIENCE Network will begin production on the second season of its breakout show "Mr. Mercedes" next month in Charleston, South Carolina. The series, produced by Sonar Entertainment, will premiere this summer exclusively on DIRECTV, AT&T U-verse and DIRECTV NOW. Television veterans David E. Kelley (Big Little Lies, Ally McBeal) and Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, The Drop, Live by Night) will be leading the season 2 writers room. Jack Bender (Game of Thrones, Lost, Under the Dome) will return to direct 8 of 10 episodes. King, Kelley, Bender and Marty Bowen of Temple Hill Entertainment will continue to serve as executive producers, along with Lehane. The second season will be based on King's best-selling Bill Hodges Trilogy, which includes, "Mr. Mercedes," "Finders Keepers" and "End of Watch." The original cast, which includes Brendan Gleeson ("Harry Potter") as Detective Bill Hodges, Harry Treadaway ("Penny Dreadful") as Brady Hartsfield, Jharrel Jerome ("Moonlight") as Jerome Robinson, Scott Lawrence ("Avatar") as Detective Peter Dixon, Breeda Wool ("Unreal") as Lou Linklatter, Justine Lupe ("Francis Ha") as Holly Gibney, Nancy Travis ("How I Met Your Mother") as Donna Hodges, and Holland Taylor ("The Truman Show") as Ida Silver, will return for season 2. New to the season are Jack Huston ("Boardwalk Empire") as Brady Hartsfield's doctor Dr. Felix Babineau and Maximiliano Hernandez ("Sicario") as Assistant DA Antonio Montez. Season 1 of "Mr. Mercedes" followed a demented killer Brady Hartsfield (Harry Treadaway) who taunts a retired police detective Bill Hodges (Brendan 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. Stephen King describes "Mr. Mercedes" as his first hard-boiled detective tale. The novel was published by Scribner in June 2014 and became an immediate No. 1 New York Times Bestseller upon its release. Shortly after the release of the novel, King announced that "Mr. Mercedes" was the first of a projected trilogy. The second novel, "Finders Keepers," was published by Scribner in June 2015, and the third novel, "End of Watch," was published by Scribner in June 2016.
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