C’mon and get televisually happy: Palm Royale, The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin + The New Look

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Palm Royale

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Palm Royale is a true underdog story that follows Maxine Simmons (Kristen Wiig) as she endeavors to break into Palm Beach high society. As Maxine attempts to cross that impermeable line between the haves and the have-nots, “Palm Royale” asks the same question that still baffles us today: “How much of yourself are you willing to sacrifice to get what someone else has?” Set during the powder keg year of 1969, Palm Royale is a testament to every outsider fighting for their chance to truly belong. Palm Royale is a series created by TV producer / writer Abe Sylvia, writer on the series Nurse Jackie, The Affair, and George & Tammy previously. It’s also written by Abe Sylvia, with Sheri Holman, Kelly Hutchinson, Sharr White, Celeste Hughey, Becky Mode, Emma Rathbone, and Logan Faust. Adapted from the book titled Mr. & Mrs. American Pie written by Juliet McDaniel. Featuring episodes directed by Tate Taylor, Abe Sylvia, Claire Scanlon, Stephanie Laing. Executive produced by Abe Sylvia, Laura Dern, Jayme Lemons, Kristen Wiig, Katie O’Connell Marsh, Tate Taylor, John Norris, Sharr White, and Sheri Holman. (courtesy First Showing

Palm Royale premieres on AppleTV+ on 24 March with the first three episodes of its 10-episode run.

The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin

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In this comedy series, Dick Turpin (Noel Fielding) sets out on a journey of wildly absurd escapades when he’s made the reluctant leader of a band of outlaws — and tasked with outwitting corrupt lawman and self-appointed thief-taker Jonathan Wilde (Hugh Bonneville). In this irreverent retelling set in the 18th century, Turpin is the most famous but least likely of highway robbers, whose success is defined mostly by his charm, showmanship and great hair. Together with his gang of lovable rogues, Turpin rides the highs and lows of his new endeavors, including a brush with celebrity, all whilst trying to escape the clutches of the thief-taker. The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin is a series created by Claire Downes, Ian Jarvis, and Stuart Lane. With writing by Richard Naylor, Jon Brittain, and Noel Fielding, in addition to Claire Downes, Ian Jarvis, and Stuart Lane. Featuring episodes directed by Ben Palmer and George Kane. Executive produced by Kenton Allen, Noel Fielding, Victoria Grew, Matthew Justice, and Ben Palmer. (courtesy First Showing)

The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin releases 1 March on AppleTV+

The New Look

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The New Look [is] a new, 10-episode gripping historical drama series from Todd A. Kessler, and led by an ensemble cast that features Emmy Award winner Ben Mendelsohn as Christian Dior; Academy Award winner Juliette Binoche as Coco Chanel; Maisie Williams as Catherine Dior; John Malkovich as Lucien Lelong; Emily Mortimer as Elsa Lombardi and Claes Bang as Spatz. Inspired by true events and filmed exclusively in Paris, The New Look centers on fashion designers Christian Dior, Coco Chanel and their contemporaries as they navigated the horrors of World War II and launched modern fashion.

Set against the World War II Nazi occupation of Paris, The New Look focuses on the pivotal moment in the twentieth century when the French city led the world back to life through its fashion icon Christian Dior. As Dior rises to prominence with his groundbreaking, iconic imprint of beauty and influence, Chanel’s reign as the world’s most famous fashion designer is put into jeopardy. The interwoven saga follows the surprising stories of Dior’s contemporaries and rivals from Chanel to Pierre Balmain, Cristóbal Balenciaga and more; and, provides a stunning view into the atelier, designs and clothing created by Christian Dior through collaboration with the House of Dior. (courtesy AppleTV+)

The New Look releases 14 February on AppleTV+

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