TV Roundup: Aaron Paul Hulu Series ‘The Path’ Gets Release Date, More

Hulu charts a course for the Aaron Paul-Hugh Dancy drama “The Path” and AMC bites into the Joe Hill novel “NOS4A2” in Tuesday’s TV news roundup …

Premiere Dates:

Hulu has set a March 30 premiere date for The Path,” the drama from Universal Television and Jason Katims’ True Jack Productions that follows a family at the center of a controversial cult as they struggle with relationships, faith and power. Created by “Parenthood’s” Jessica Goldberg, who exec produces along with Katims and Michelle Lee, each episode of the 10-part series is supposed to offer an in-depth look at the gravitational pull of belief and what it means to choose between the life we live and the life we want. Previously titled “The Way,” the drama stars Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan, Hugh Dancy and Rockmond Dunbar.

Bravo’s new cooking competition series “Recipe for Deception” will premiere at 10 p.m. on Jan 21. Featuring culinary stars Chris Oh and Jonathan Waxman as judges and Max Silvestri as its host, the series is based on the parlor game “Two Truths and a Lie” and features competing chefs cooking with mystery ingredients.

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has set the premiere dates for the new seasons of its Tyler Perry-produced series. Drama The Haves and the Have Nots will return at 9 p.m. on Jan. 5. Comedy “Love Thy Neighbor” returns with back-to-back episodes starting at 9 p.m. on Jan. 8.

In Development:

AMC is developing supernatural saga NOS4A2 based on the Joe Hill book, reports Deadline. The project centers on a young woman with the ability for finding lost things, a gift that is slowly destroying her mind. In her quest for help, she meets a psychopathic child abductor who lures youths into a Rolls Royce with the creepy license plate referencing the blood-sucking monster. Produced by Michael Eisner’s Tornante TV and AMC Studios, the search is on for a writer to pen the adaptation.


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