WarnerMedia dazzles at Winter Press TCA

16 Jan 2020 - By WarnerMedia Staff

WarnerMedia warmed up critics to its stellar line up of new and returning shows at the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour on Jan. 15 in Pasadena, Calif. The full day of panels and presentations brought star power and premium content from HBO, TBS, TNT, HLN and HBO Max on day nine of the 12-day press tour.

HBO’s star-studded lineup covered the morning session for WarnerMedia with panels for:

  • Avenue 5,” a space tourism comedy set 40 years in the future, debuts Sunday, Jan. 19
  • The Outsider,” a miniseries based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel, airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET
  • The Plot Against America,” a limited series, based on the acclaimed Phillip Roth novel, debuts Monday, March 16 at 9 p.m.
  • Insecure,” returning for its fourth season on Sunday, April 12 at 10 p.m. ET
  • I Know This Much is True,” based on Wally Lamb’s award-winning novel by the same name, debuts this April
  • The Undoing,” limited series based on Jean Hanff Korelitz’s novel “You Should Have Known,” debuts this May

Next up was HLN’s reboot of “Forensic Files II” and the reveal of Bill Camp as the narrator. After eight years off the air, the premiere date was announced for Feb. 23.

TBS and TNT took the stage following HLNT with panels from “Miracle Workers: The Dark Ages” (premieres Jan. 28) “Chad,” and “Snowpiercer.” As part of the announcements for the day, TNT’s highly-anticipated post-apocalyptic sci-fi series, “Snowpiercer,” starring Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly and Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs, revealed a May 31 premiere date. TNT also announced it was extending the start-up wrestling sensation All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and adding a second night of programming for fans.

The day closed with an executive panel on HBO Max with Kevin Reilly, Sarah Aubrey and Michael Quigley. HBO Max also announced a slew of new greenlights and deals for the highly-anticipated direct-to-consumer offering, including “The Uninhabitable Earth,” an anthology series, written and directed by Adam McKay, a three-year overall deal with Steven Soderbergh and a three-part animated mini-series Aquaman: King of the Atlantis.

For all the releases and assets from WarnerMedia’s TCA announcements, visit the WarnerMedia TCA Winter 2020 press site here. And to see more highlights and catch up on all things #TCA20, check out @WarnerMediaGrp on Twitter.