‘Jack Ryan’ Trailer: Prime Video Teases Final Season of Tom Clancy’s Series (TV News Roundup)

Prime Video dropped the official trailer for Tom Clancy’s “Jack Ryan,” the political thriller series is set to return with two episodes on Friday, June 30. The six-episode season will be available on the streamer, with the remaining four episodes dropping two each Friday, until the series finale on July 14.

The fourth and final season will follow CIA Acting Deputy Director, Jack Ryan, who is tasked with uncovering an internal and national corruption conspiracy; per the official release, “Jack and the team investigate how deep the corruption runs, he discovers a far-worse reality—the convergence of a drug cartel with a terrorist organization—ultimately revealing a conspiracy much closer to home and testing our hero’s belief in the system he has always fought to protect.”

John Krasinski stars as Jack Ryan, and returns with fellow former cast members, Wendell Pierce, Michael Kelly, Betty Gabriel and Abbie Cornish, as well as two new additions, Michael Peña and Louis Ozawa.

Krasinski and Clancy serve as executive producers alongside Allyson Seeger, Andrew Form, Brad Fuller, Michael Bay, John Kelly, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Matt Thunell, Vaun Wilmott, Mace Neufeld and Carlton Cuse.

Take a look at the trailer below.

FIRST LOOKS

Hulu has unveiled the first look images of “This Fool’s” second season. The comedy series returns with all 10 episodes on Friday, July 28.

“This Fool” stars Michael Imperioli as Minister Payne, Chris Estrada as Julio, Frankie Quinones as Luis, Laura Patalano as Esperanza, Michelle Ortiz as Maggie and Julia Vera as Maria.

“After Julio’s job and love life blew up at the end of last season, this season, new roommates Julio and Luis embark on finding new careers and romances with the help of Minister Payne, Chef Percy and other former Huggers,” reads the Season 2 official logline.

Estrada also serves as executive producer with Pat Bishop, Jake Weisman, Matt Ingebretson, Jonathan Groff and Fred Armisen.

Check out the first-look images below. 

Showtime has released the first official teaser for its upcoming limited political drama “Fellow Travelers,” which stars Matt Bomer and Jonathan Bailey.

The series is based on Thomas Mallon’s novel of the same name. When Hawkins Fuller (Bomer) and Tim Laughlin (Bailey) meet in a McCarthy-era Washington, the duo finds themselves developing a romance in a time unforgiving of “sexual deviants.” “Fellow Travelers” follows Hawkins’ and Tim’s love story over the course of four decades, highlighting critical historical moments such as the Vietnam War, the AIDS crisis and more. 

Alongside Bomer and Bailey, Jelani Alladin, Allison Williams and Noah J. Ricketts will star.

Ron Nyswaner created the series and serves as an executive producer with Bomer, Robbie Rogers and Dee Johnson. Daniel Minahan will executive produce and direct the first two episodes.

Watch the official teaser below. 

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Netflix has released the official trailer for “Our Planet II,” its four-part nature documentary set to premiere on June 14. 

“Our Planet II” hails from the team behind “Planet Earth” and “Our Planet.” The docuseries will spotlight varying animals and their migration patterns throughout four episodes narrated by Sir David Attenborough.

“This series traces extraordinary journeys, in a world that is itself changing faster than ever. Only now are we beginning to understand that all life on Earth depends on the freedom to move,” said Attenborough.

“Our Planet II” is produced by Huw Cordey through Silverback Films. Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey serve as executive producers. 

Watch the official trailer below.

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Genvid Entertainment and Konami Digital Entertainment have released the first official trailer for their new Genvid interactive streaming service series “Silent Hill: Ascension.” 

Per the official release, “‘Silent Hill: Ascension follows multiple main characters from locations around the world tormented by new and terrifying ‘Silent Hill’ monsters. Lurking in the shadows, these monsters threaten to consume people, their children, and entire towns as they’re drawn into the darkness by both recent murders and long suppressed guilt and fears.” 

The streamer will incorporate new characters, locations and monsters all relevant to the “Silent Hill” gaming universe.

“’Silent Hill’: Ascension will captivate audiences with its immersive experience, spotlighting stunning visuals and live community-driven moments, all while exploring the psychological horror that has made the ’Silent Hill’ series so beloved by fans worldwide,” said Jacob Navok, CEO of Genvid Entertainment. “By participating in ’Silent Hill’: Ascension you will leave your legacy in the canon of ’Silent Hill.’ And, in collaboration with Konami Digital Entertainment, Bad Robot Games and Behaviour Interactive, we’re offering fans the unique chance to become part of the story themselves.”

Watch the official trailer below.

EVENTS

Netflix’s Tudum: A Global Event will return this year on June 17 with a special live-stream broadcast from São Paulo, Brazil, the streamer announced Thursday.

Tudum will sport an array of news, never-before-seen footage trailers, and first looks at varying Netflix series, films and games. Fans can tune in via Netflix’s YouTube to watch the exclusive live broadcast on June 17 at 4:30 p.m. ET. 

Talent from several Netflix projects will be in attendance at the event, including Chris Hemsworth, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, Jenna Ortega, Kevin Hart and more. 

This year’s event, to be broadcasted from Ibirapuera Park (Parque do Ibirapuera) in São Paulo, will span from June 16 to 18 at the Bienal inside the park, with over 2,000 square meters of activities, games, live music and more. 

Watch the official trailer for the event below. 

EXECUTIVE NEWS

BBC Studios has appointed Melissa Rubinson as its new senior vice president, the company announced on Tuesday.

Rubinson will work on expanding the commercial subsidiary’s audience and revenue for BBC News content across platforms while reporting to Tara Maitra, CCO of BBC Studios.

“Melissa is a highly accomplished and experienced business leader with a proven track record of developing and negotiating complex partnerships. She comes to BBC Studios with an extensive network and tremendous relationships across the industry that she was able to cultivate over the past decade,” said Maitra. “She is a great addition to our team, and I am confident that she will play a key role in helping us achieve our ambitious growth goals.”

Rubinson hails from Reuters where she previously worked as senior director of strategic accounts and partnerships. She previously held roles at Yahoo! Inc., Associated Content and CNN. She is a graduate of the London School of Economics and The Medill School of Journalism of Northwestern University.

“I am thrilled to be joining BBC Studios during a period of expansion for the company and when the demand for the BBC’s brand of journalism has never been higher,” said Rubinson. “As the company prepares to roll out new platforms and content to serve those needs, I am eager to help grow the BBC’s digital footprint and extend the reach of the company’s trusted, impartial journalism around the globe.” 

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Paul Getto has joined the executive team at Universal Studio Group (USG) as EVP of strategy and business development, the studio announced Tuesday. 

Getto will manage a team that identifies, prioritizes and executes strategic initiatives, business development opportunities and investment planning across Universal Television (UTV), UCP, Universal Television Alternative Studio and, in partnership with the UK-based management team, Universal International Studios (UIS), including NBCUniversal Formats.

“I thoroughly enjoy being part of NBCUniversal, and Universal Studio Group is an incredible component of the overall business,” said Getto. “I am excited to leverage my experience and network to add value to this impressive team.”

Getto hails as the former EVP of business operations at Focus Features.  He will report directly to Bradley Melnick, the chief financial officer of USG. 

“Paul’s industry expertise and business acumen have solidified his stellar reputation for delivering lofty strategic objectives,” said Melnick. “We’re excited to welcome him to the USG team to guide our top-notch executives as we continue driving revenue, scale and vision for NBCU.”

DATES

“Miracle Workers: End Times” starring Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Buscemi will premiere July 10 at 10 p.m. ET on TBS. The comedy anthology series returns with its fourth installment, putting the all-new characters into a dystopian future set right in the heart of the suburbs.

The series also stars Karan Soni and Jon Bass, and will feature guest stars Quinta Brunson, Garcelle Beauvais, Kyle Mooney, Ego Nwodim, Lolly Adefope, Paul F. Tompkins and Lisa Loeb.

According to the official synopsis, the new season has a lot to offer: “In a post-apocalyptic future, a wasteland warrior (Daniel Radcliffe) and a ruthless warlord (Geraldine Viswanathan) face the most dystopian nightmare of all: settling down in the suburbs. Together they navigate the existential horrors of married life and small-town living, all under the dubious guidance of a wealthy junk trader (Steve Buscemi).”

“Miracle Workers” was created by Simon Rich. “End Times” is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, Dan Mirk, Andrew Singer, Katy Jenson, Simon Rich, Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Buscemi. Padnick and Mirk serve as this season’s showrunners.

STREAMING

Latino-owned Fuse Media will be launching Fuse+ to Roku’s premium subscription service, bringing over 500 hours of original scripted and unscripted programming to the streamer.

Fuse+ titles include series “Made From Scratch,” “Shine True,” “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce” and Fuse Docs like “End of the Line: The Women of Standing Rock.”

“This agreement to bring Fuse+ to Roku’s premium subscriptions offering is a milestone moment for Fuse Media, providing further proof of our brands’ appeal to young, culturally diverse viewers eager for vibrant, authentic representations of their own lives on any screen they watch,” said Miguel Roggero, chair & CEO of Fuse Media.

“We are excited to build on an already successful partnership with Roku, allowing us to share our award-winning, inclusive programming with even more of the vast numbers of young people who stream their entertainment content today.”

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