TV News Roundup: ‘Last O.G.’ Sets Season 2 Premiere Date on TBS

Variety | 1/15/2019 | Jordan Moreau
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In today’s TV News Roundup, “The Last O.G.” announces its Season 2 return date and Variety has the exclusive first look at Fox’s new legal drama “Proven Innocent.”

Netflix has announced its new limited series “Black Earth Rising” will launch on Jan. 25. The contemporary thriller series stars Michaela Coel as Kate Ashby, a Rwandan girl raised in London by her adoptive mother after being orphaned by genocide. She attempts to learn the truth about her past with the help of lawyer Michael Ennis, played by John Goodman.

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Variety has the exclusive first look at “Proven Innocent,” a new legal drama from Fox debuting on Feb. 15. Rachelle Lefevre plays Madeline Scott, a lawyer who has an uncompromising hunger for justice after she spent 10 years in prison for a wrongful murder conviction. Riley Smith plays her brother, who was also convicted, Russell Hornsby plays her partner and lawyer who set her free, and Brian d’Arcy James plays the prosecutor who put Scott away and still believes in her guilt. Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Danny Strong and David Elliot have partnered together to produce the show.

TBS has announced the second season of “The Last O.G.” will premiere on Tuesday, April 2 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Co-created by Jordan Peele, the comedy series follows an ex-con, played by Tracy Morgan, who follow his dreams of becoming a chef in the sophomore season after losing his job. Tiffany Haddish stars as his ex-girlfriend, and hip-hop legends Method Man, Talib Kweli and Rakim will guest star this season.

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Mo Rocca, the popular CBS Sunday Morning correspondent, humorist and history buff, will host a new podcast called “Mobituaries.” The first season will premiere on Jan. 17 with eight weekly episodes that examine Rocca’s favorite unsung heroes from history with an irreverent, but well researched tone....
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