The series focuses on life in Greenwich Village's 12th Precinct station house. Initially, it looks at Capt. Barney Miller and his work and home life, but it gradually becomes about the officers of the precinct, including always-on-the-verge-of-retirement Detective Fish.
Sundance Channel's first wholly owned scripted series stars Aden Young as Daniel Holden, who spends nearly 20 years on death row for the rape and murder of a teenage girl, before new DNA evidence nullifies his conviction. He returns home, but he's far from welcomed. He's an outsider now in a town that remains divided by his alleged crime, and contributing to his uncertain future is the man who prosecuted him -- riding that notoriety to become a state senator -- is plotting to reopen the case. As he struggles to adapt, Daniel is comforted by support from his younger sister, Amantha, who has always believed in his innocence and has worked her entire adult life to secure his release. Not so for Ted Jr., Daniel's stepbrother with whom he has no relationship. Insecure and manipulative, Ted is skeptical of Daniel's motives and will do anything to protect his family.
Leaders, risk-takers, visionaries ... iconoclasts. The popular Sundance Channel series celebrates the extraordinary personalities in disciplines as varied as art, cinema, music, cuisine, sports, science, business and philanthropy, with each episode pairing two talents from entirely unlike worlds who shed a light on their unique experiences and inspirations. Featured twosomes have included Charlize Theron and Jane Goodall, Mario Batali and Michael Stipe, Brian Grazer and Sumner Redstone, Renee Zellweger and Christiane Amanpour, Paul Simon and Lorne Michaels, Dave Chappelle and Maya Angelou, Sean Penn and Jon Krakauer, Desmond Tutu and Richard Branson, and Venus Williams and Wyclef Jean.
Set in a remote mountain town in New Zealand, "Top of the Lake" centers on the disappearance of 12-year-old Tui, who is five months pregnant. She is last seen standing chest deep in a freezing lake, and now all attention is focused on inexperienced detective Robin Griffin, who leads the investigation in the same town where she endured traumatic events years earlier. Not only must she find Tui, but Robin also embarks on a journey of self-discovery. Her limits are tested amid clashes with Matt, the missing girl's father and local drug lord, and GJ, a guru at a local women's camp.
James Purefoy ("Rome," "The Following"), Michael Kenneth Williams ("The Wire," "Boardwalk Empire") and Christina Hendricks ("Mad Men") star in a six-hour adaptation of novels by Joe R. Lansdale. Down on his luck after losing his job, '60s activist/ex-con Hap Collins can't help but listen when his seductive former wife Trudy -- for whom he still pines -- resurfaces with promises of finding a sunken treasure in the Deep South. Joining the adventure is Hap's unlikely buddy Leonard Pine, an openly gay black Vietnam War vet with a bad temper and little use for Trudy's feminine wiles. Soon enough the simple get-rich-quick scheme snowballs into bloody mayhem.
An ensemble cast led by Scottish actor Iain Glen ("Game of Thrones") and Golden Globe nominee Frances O'Connor ("The Missing") star in a futuristic drama with roots in Aboriginal mythology. Creatures known as Hairypeople, endowed with incredible strength, speed and longevity, seek refuge among humans who want to silence, exploit and ultimately destroy them. As unexplained murders terrify the populace, one chosen savior -- the Cleverman -- can ensure peace, but two estranged Indigenous brothers must put their differences aside before fear, hate and greed destroy civilization.
For those who are interested not only in what's hot in pop culture, but what made it so popular, there's "Love Lust"; Sundance Channel's in-depth look at the things that are hot. From the little black dress or high heels or the bikini to the fascination with vampires, the paranormal, or social networking, each episode focuses on a specific trend and explores not only the current craze but the history behind it and how it became a must-have or trend. Topics range from fashion and film to social networking and secret societies.
As chronicled in Truman Capote's landmark book, "In Cold Blood," this docuseries takes a fresh, in-depth look at the legendary murder case of the Clutter family in a small Kansas town in 1959, a crime seemingly without motive. The four-hour event uses firsthand accounts of relatives, family friends, townspeople and law enforcement -- some of whom are speaking publicly about the murder for the first time. There's also never-before-seen details such as original photographs, audio recordings, and documents from the case, as well as memoirs and letters from the murderers and their families. Acclaimed filmmaker Joe Berlinger directs and co-produces.
In partnership with The Hollywood Reporter, SundanceTV presents round-table discussions with the stars, showrunners and producers of the year's most acclaimed series. Each hourlong episode features nominees in specific award categories, with the season's first half presenting leading Emmy contenders and other top stars, while the second half shows interviews with Oscar-nominated actors, directors, producers, and more. Stacey Wilson, special projects editor for The Hollywood Reporter, moderates discussions with panelists including Amy Schumer ("Inside Amy Schumer"), Lena Dunham ("Girls"), Lizzy Caplan ("Masters of Sex"), Taraji P. Henson ("Empire"), Timothy Hutton ("American Crime"), Jon Voight ("Ray Donovan"), Don Cheadle ("House of Lies") and Jordan Peele ("Key & Peele").