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WATCHMEN
Air Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#01/101) "It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice"
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Episode 1: "It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice"

Debut date: SUNDAY, OCT. 20 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

In an alternate America where police conceal their identities behind masks to protect themselves from a terrorist organization, Detective Angela Abar (Regina King) investigates the attempted murder of a fellow officer under the guidance of her friend and Chief, Judd Crawford (Don Johnson). Meanwhile, the Lord of a Country Estate (Jeremy Irons) receives an anniversary gift from his loyal servants.

Written by Damon Lindelof; directed by Nicole Kassell.

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WATCHMEN (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/20/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (9 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 12/15/19; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, September 2019) WATCHMEN premieres SUNDAY, OCT. 20 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, WATCHMEN, from executive producer Damon Lindelof (Emmy(R) winner for "Lost"; HBO's "The Leftovers") embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own. Nicole Kassell directs the pilot from a script written by Lindelof. WATCHMEN is produced for HBO by White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television; executive producer/writer, Damon Lindelof; executive producer/director, Nicole Kassell; executive producer, Tom Spezialy; executive producer/director, Stephen Williams; executive producer, Joseph Iberti. Based on the iconic graphic novel co-created and illustrated by Dave Gibbons and published by DC.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andrew Howard
· Don Johnson as Judd Crawford
· Dylan Schombing
· Frances Fisher as Jane Crawford
· Hong Chau as Lady Trieu
· Jacob Ming-Trent
· James Wolk
· Jean Smart as Laurie Blake
· Jeremy Irons
· Louis Gossett, Jr. as Will Reeves
· Regina King as Angela Abar
· Sara Vickers as Ms. Crookshanks
· Tim Blake Nelson as Looking Glass
· Tom Mison as Mr. Phillips
· Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Cal Abar
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alan Moore as BOOK
· Damon Lindelof as CRTR/EP
· Dave Gibbons as BOOK
· Joseph Iberti as EP
· Nicole Kassell as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Stephen Williams as DIR/EP
· Tom Spezialy as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television
· White Rabbit