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[10/05/18 - 09:11 AM]
History Sets January 8 Premiere Date for New UFO Drama Series "Project Blue Book" from Robert Zemeckis
The series is inspired by the personal experiences of Dr. J. Allen Hynek (Aidan Gillen), a brilliant college professor recruited by the U.S. Air Force to spearhead this clandestine operation that researched thousands of cases, over 700 of which remain unsolved to this day.

[07/09/18 - 05:13 PM]
History Announces SDCC Panels & Activations for Its Drama Series "Vikings" and "Project Blue Book"
Look for an exclusive mid-season five trailer, a Seer inspired booth on the convention floor, and an exclusive SDCC comic book entitled "Vikings: Causor."

[12/08/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 8
Updates include: Michael Malarkey cast in History's "Blue Book"; Lauren Schmidt Hissrich to spearhead Netflix's "The Witcher"; and Starz's "Vida" rounds out its cast.

[11/21/17 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 21
Updates include: PBS cancels "Charlie Rose" following accusations against host; Amazon's "Too Old to Die Young" reveals principal cast; and Michael Harney, Ksenia Solo board History's "Blue Book."

[11/08/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 8
Updates include: Apple lands Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon-led drama; The CW passes on back nine for "Valor"; and Rowena King, Robin Weigert join AMC's "Dietland."

[10/26/17 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 26
Updates include: AMC orders third season of "Preacher"; ABC pulls "Ten Days in the Valley" from Sunday nights; and Aidan Gillen to star in History's "Blue Book."

[05/25/17 - 10:59 AM]
History Orders Robert Zemeckis Scripted Drama Series "Blue Book"
"Blue Book" chronicles the true top secret United States Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950's and 60's known as "Project Blue Book."

[10/06/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 6
Updates include: Jim Belushi signs onto Showtime's "Mating"; HBO locks in cast for "Succession" pilot; and David Shore brings "The Good Doctor" to ABC.







PROJECT BLUE BOOK (HISTORY)
Premieres Tuesday, January 8
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/8/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from History's press release, October 2018) HISTORY's new UFO drama series "Project Blue Book" makes its series debut on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 10 PM ET/PT. From A+E Studios and executive produced by Academy Award and Golden Globe(R) winner Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future, Contact), the ten episode drama series is based on the true, Top Secret investigations into Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) and related phenomena conducted by the United States Air Force from 1952-1969 and stars Aidan Gillen ("Game of Thrones") and Michael Malarkey ("The Vampire Diaries"). "Project Blue Book" is inspired by the personal experiences of Dr. J. Allen Hynek (Gillen), a brilliant college professor recruited by the U.S. Air Force to spearhead this clandestine operation (Project Blue Book) that researched thousands of cases, over 700 of which remain unsolved to this day. Each episode will draw from the actual case files blending UFO theories with authentic historical events from one of the most mysterious eras in United States history. Throughout the season, true to life, documented occurrences will be explored such as the Flatwoods Monster incident that took place in West Virginia, the Gorman Dogfight of Fargo, North Dakota, the Lubbock Lights of Lubbock, Texas and the Chiles-Whitted UFO Incident of Montgomery, Alabama among many others. Delving into themes such as trust, instinct, real news vs. fake news and government cover-up, "Project Blue Book" straddles the world of science and the exploration of the unknown.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aidan Gillen as J. Allen Hynek
· Ksenia Solo as Susie Miller
· Laura Mennell as Mimi Hynek
· Michael Harney as Hugh Valentine
· Michael Malarkey as Michael Quinn
· Neal McDonough as James Harding
CREW INFORMATION:
· Arturo Interian as EP (History)
· Barry Jossen as EP
· David O'Leary as CRTR/CO-EP
· Jack Rapke as EP
· Jackie Levine as EP
· Robert Stromberg as DIR (Pilot)
· Robert Zemeckis as EP
· Sean Jablonski as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· A+E Studios
· Compari Entertainment