TV News Roundup: New Trailers for ‘The Magicians’ and ‘The Expanse’ Season 2

In today’s TV news roundup, Syfy has released the first trailers and the premiere dates for the secod seasons of “The Magicians” and “The Expanse.” Plus, “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” gets a Season 3 premiere date, and an adaptation of the movie “Blue Crush” is heading to TV…


Syfy has announced the premiere dates for the second seasons of The Magicians” and The Expanse,” along with releasing new trailers for both series.

“The Magicians” Season 2 will premiere on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 9 p.m. Watch the new trailer here:

“The Expanse” Season 2 will premiere Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 10 p.m. with new back-to-back episodes. Watch the new trailer here:


Bravo’s scripted series”Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” will return for a third season Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 10 p.m. The new season hones in on Abby and her friends “redefining themselves while experiencing significant changes in their personal and professional lives.”

The fifth annual Breakthrough Prize will celebrate the top achievements in the fields of physics, life sciences and mathematics on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 10 p.m. on National Geographic. The ceremony will be hosted by actor Morgan Freeman and will also include a special performance by Alicia Keys. The event is directed and produced by Don Mischer, alongside exec producers Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare of Don Mischer Productions.


NBC has acquired the rights to the TV adaptation of the 2002 surf film “Blue Crush,” Deadline reports. Lizzy Weiss, the film’s co-screenwriter, will pen the new script and serve as executive producer, alongside Imagine’s Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo. The project, based on the flick that starred Kate Bosworth, is in early development.

Entertainment One will partner with Stolen Sky Productions and LBI Entertainment to co-develop and produce a new travel series starring musician Dave Matthews. The series will build on Matthews’ knowledge following his involvement in a US government cultural mission to Cuba, and will also explore arts and culture in the world’s most controversial locations. John Morayniss, Tara Long and Mark Herwick serve as exec producers for eOne, alongside Phillip Watson and Sam Warren for LBI and Johnathan Dorfman and Dave Matthews for Stolen Sky Productions.

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