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The new Amazon series Patriot will debut online on February 24.

The show follows the complicated life of intelligence officer John Tavner (Michael Dorman from Wonderland) whose latest assignment is to prevent Iran from going nuclear, which requires him to forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous “non-official cover” – that of a mid-level employee at a Midwestern industrial piping firm.

The cast includes Terry O’Quinn (Lost), Kurtwood Smith (That 70’s Show), Michael Chernus (Manhattan Project) and Kathleen Munroe (Call Me Fitz and Resurrection).

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On February 23, the new CMT series Sun Records will debut at 10 PM.

Set in Memphis and inspired by true events, the series will focus on a chance meeting in December 4, 1956 by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins who stumbled into an impromptu jam session that turned out to be a seminal moment in modern music history.

The cast includes Kevin Fonteyne (Melissa & Joey) as Johnny Cash; newcomer Drake Milligan as Elvis Presley; Christian Lees (the British sitcom Parents) as Jerry Lee Lewis and Dustin Ingram (Lab Rats and True Blood) as Carl Perkins.

One Tree Hill alum Chad Michael Murray will star as the legendary Sam Phillips and Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) as the one and only Colonel Tom Parker.

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The spin-off series The Blacklist: Redemption will debut on NBC on February 23 at 10 PM.

The world’s most elusive criminals from Raymond “Red” Reddington’s infamous list come together to form an elite mercenary team as they try to regain their self-worth after a lifetime of inflicting damage on the world. Seeking redemption for their past transgressions, this new group solves problems governments don’t dare touch.

Blacklist undercover operative Tom Keen (Ryan Eggold) joins the team’s brilliant and cunning chief, Susan “Scottie” Hargrave (Famke Janssen), as well as lethal assassin and Tom’s nemesis Matias Solomon (Edi Gathegi), as they aim to be a force for good and right dangerous wrongs. Along with highly skilled members Nez Rowan (Tawny Cypress) and hacker Dumont (Adrian Martinez), they will undertake seemingly impossible missions – all in the hopes of repairing their damaged souls.

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On February 19, the new HBO limited series Big Little Lies will debut at 9 PM.

Based on Liane Moriarty’s best-selling book of the same name, the series is a subversive, darkly comedic drama that tells the tale of three mothers of first-graders whose seemingly perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.

The cast includes film stars Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley as well as Alexander Skarsgard (True Blood), Laura Dern (Jurassic Park), Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation), Zoe Kravitz (the Divergent franchise), James Tupper (Revenge and Aftermath) and Jeffrey Nordling (Arrow and Body of Proof).

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The new CBS All Access series The Good Fight will debut on February 19 at 8 PM.

An enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell (Rose Leslie from Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey), while simultaneously wiping out her mentor and godmother Diane Lockhart’s (Christine Baranski from The Good Wife) savings. Forced out of Lockhart & Lee, they join Lucca Quinn at one of Chicago’s pre-eminent law firms.

The cast includes stage star Bernadette Peters, film star Delroy Lindo, Erica Tazel (Justified), Justin Bartha (The Hangover franchise) and Paul Guifoyle (CSI).

Here is a trailer for The Good Fight.

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The new CBS drama Doubt will debut on February 15 at 10 PM.

Katherine Heigl stars as Sadie Ellis, a brilliant attorney at a boutique firm who starts to fall for her charismatic client, Billy Brennan (Steven Pasquale from The Good Wife and Bloodline), an altruistic pediatric surgeon recently accused of murdering his girlfriend 24 years ago.

The cast includes Elliott Gould (Ray Donovan), Dulé Hill (Psych), Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black), Dreama Walker (The Good Wife, Law & Order: SVU) and Kobi Libii (Madam Secretary, Jessica Jones).

Here is a trailer for Doubt.

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On February 10, the new Amazon series The Collection will debut online.

The series is a gripping family saga where scandal and betrayal plague the Sabine family’s relentless pursuit of success. Set in a post-war Parisian fashion house, the Sabines have been tasked with restoring the city’s supremacy as the haute couture capital. The series explores the grit behind the glamour of a rising business run by two clashing brothers. Paul (Richard Coyle from Coupling and Crossbones), is the face and the business sense while Claude (Tom Riley from Da Vinci’s Demons), is the creative genius. They’re nothing without each other but their rivalry, deception and the hateful bargains they made to survive the Nazi occupation could threaten to topple this “first family” of fashion’s empire at any moment. The season explores the constant question, will their tenuous relationship and the ghosts of their past destroy their meteoric success?

The cast includes Mamie Gummer (Emily Owens, MD and The Good Wife) and Frances de la Tour (Harry Potter franchise and Outlander)

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