Monday, August 1, 2016

Starz Announces Premiere Dates for 'Ash vs. Evil Dead' and 'Blunt Talk'

During its presentation at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour, Starz announced premiere dates for the upcoming second seasons of Ash vs. Evil Dead starring Bruce Campbell and Blunt Talk starring Patrick Stewart.

The 10-episode second seasons of Ash vs. Evil Dead and Blunt Talk will begin on Sunday, October 2 at 8/7c and 8:35/7:35c., respectively. 

In Season 2 of Ash vs. Evil Dead, Ash is forced to leave his cushy retirement in Jacksonville, return to his hometown of Elk Grove, Michigan and mount up once again to face the Evil Dead. This time, he'll have to form an uneasy alliance with his former enemy Ruby as Elk Grove becomes the nucleus to the most dangerous horror Ash has faced.

The cast for Season 2 includes Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo, Ted Raimi, Michelle Hurd and Lee Majors.

Craig DiGregori serves as showrunner for the second season. He executive produces with Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell and Ivan Raimi. Renaissance Pictures produces.

In Season 2 of Blunt Talk, Walter Blunt and his team are on top of the network ratings when Walter runs into an old flame, in town to investigate a conspiracy involving one of Los Angeles' most crucial environmental threats. Rosalie, Jim, Celia, Martin and Shelly - with all their various neuroses intact - are by Walter's side as he delves into his past, which leads him into a web of intrigue affecting the future of LA.

The cast for Season 2 includes Patrick Stewart, Jacki Weaver, Timm Sharp, Dolly Wells, Karan Soni, Mary Holland and Adrian Scarborough.

Jonathan Ames created the comedy. He executive produces with Seth MacFarlane, Tristram Shapeero and Stephanie Davis. Media Rights Capital and Fuzzy Door Productions produce.