NBC will air an extended version of its December special “Adele Live in New York City” this May. Plus BBC America set a premiere date for its thriller series “Thirteen” and TV Land has ordered a new late night series . . .
To celebrate the upcoming debut of “Adele Live 2016,” Adele‘s North American tour, NBC will air an extended version of December’s “Adele Live in New York City” broadcast.
This new cut will feature five new song s– “Water Under the Bridge,” “One and Only,” “Hometown Glory,” “Chasing Pavements” and “Daydreamer” — that weren’t included in the original airing of the special, which saw the famed songstress performing before a packed Radio City Music Hall crowd.
Exec produced by Lorne Michaels, Adele and Jonathan Dickins, the special will air May 6.
“Thirteen,” BBC America‘s new five-part thriller, will premiere June 23. The series will star breakout actress Jodie Comer as Ivy Moxam, a woman who escapes from a cellar after being held captive for 13 years. “Thirteen” was created by Marnie Dickens, another industry newcomer.
Showtime has set a May 20 premiere date for “All Access: Quest For The Stanley Cup,” a sports doc that offers behind-the-scenes access to the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs. The docu-series will be the first of its kind to nationally televise the championship of a major North American sport as it unfolds. Featuring footage of players and coaches both on and off the ice, each episode will document a different stage in the championship, beginning with the Eastern and Western Conference Finals and concluding with the Stanley Cup Final.
A late night show based on the Funny or Die series “Throwing Shade” has been ordered to series at TV Land. Slated to premiere next January, the late night program will feature comedians Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi (“Modern Family,” “Superstore”) covering politics, pop culture and other topics. “Throwing Shade” was originally formatted as a podcast and later became a multi-city touring stage show before being picked up by Funny or Die.