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You’ll probably be familiar with Universal Channel as the UK home of Bates Motel and How To Get Away With Murder. If you’re a fan of these shows – and other hit US dramas on Universal Channel like Rookie Blue, Graceland, Psych, White Collar, Sleepy Hollow and Royal Pains – you’ll already that know they’re … >

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‘The Returned’ US remake to launch on Netflix in UK

The new US version of The Returned will debut in the UK next week on Netflix. Filmed in Squamish, Canada, the ten-part remake is executive produced by Carlton Cuse (Bates Motel, Lost) and Raelle Tucker (True Blood). Based on the French supernatural thriller Les Revenants, The Returned will launch on Netflix on Tuesday 10 March, … >

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US remake of ‘The Returned’ ordered

US cable channel A&E has given a straight-to-series order for its remake of French supernatural drama The Returned. The ten episodes will be executive produced by Carlton Cuse (Bates Motel, Lost) and Raelle Tucker (True Blood). A&E general manager David McKillop commented: “The Returned has the potential to be one of the most compelling drama … >

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‘Bates Motel’ UK start date for Season 2 announced

Bates Motel‘s new season will begin in the UK next month. Season 2 of the modern day take on Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller Psycho will begin on Universal Channel at 9pm on Wednesday 2 April. The US drama stars Freddie Highmore (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) as Norman Bates and Vera Farmiga (The Departed) as … >

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‘Bates Motel’ preview

In 1960 a film by the name of Psycho was released and, worldwide, monocles collectively dropped into cups of Earl Grey.

Fifty-three years on, Alfred Hitchcock’s seminal thriller has had a glossy TV makeover; at once shunted into the modern day and sent back in time, to when cinema’s most famous psychopath Norman Bates was just a shy 17-year-old with an overbearing mother.

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