Power, Orphan Black, Candid Camera, and more!

TONIGHT ON TV April 9, 2014:

  • Tyler Perry’s For or For Worse season 4 premiere on OWN at  9 pm

-Starz has set a premiere date for 50 Cent-produced Power. It centers on James “Ghost” St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick) the owner of an up-and-coming new nightclub in New York with plans to build an empire who also is a drug kingpin. The new show airs Saturday June 7, at 9 pm on Starz. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/starz-sets-premiere-date-for-drama-power-releases-key-art-theme-song-by-50-cent/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

-Amazon has order pilots for Hand of God and The Cosmopolitans. Hand of God centers on the powerful, hard-living and law bending Judge Pernell (Ron Perlman) who, after a religious awakening, begins having visions and hearing voices through his ventilator-bound son. The Cosmopolitans centers on a group of American expatriates in Paris who are searching for love and friendship in a foreign city. It stars Adam Brody and Chloë Sevigny. No word on production or premieres dates. http://tvline.com/2014/04/09/hand-of-god-ron-perlman-dana-delany-amazon-pilot/

-BBC America has unveiled the Orphan Black season 2 character posters. Here is the main one and the others are in the link. http://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/04/09/first-look-bbc-america-unveils-orphan-black-season-2-character-posters/

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-TV Land has ordered 10 new episodes of the Candid Camera. No word yet on the new host or the cast. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/09/tv-land-rebooting-candid-camera/

-Drake has been announced as the host of The 2014 Espys. They will air live from the Nokia Theatre in LA on Wednesday July 16 at 9 pm ET. http://espnmediazone.com/us/press-releases/2014/04/drake-announced-as-host-of-the-2014-espys/

-NBC wants new comedy ideas that they are letting people submit their ideas in a 5 to 10 minute samples or a 2 to 5 minute pitch in what they are calling NBC Comedy Playground and will start accepting ideas on May 1. You can submit your idea on their website http://www.nbccomedyplayground.com/#/home

-Netflix’s new original series Marco Polo is in production and will be shooting in Malaysia, Italy, and Kazakhstan as well as others. Season 1 has been upped from 10 episodes (instead of the original 9). It should be online in late 2014 if everything goes well. 

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