TV Talk: Succession, Treadstone, Limetown, Modern Love, Living With Yourself and Watchmen
Although he has no plans to step aside as the head of Waystar Royco, the international media conglomerate controlled by his family, aging patriarch Logan Roy is contemplating what the future holds. He has lingered in the limelight longer than even he thought he would, and now family members want to run the company as they see fit. Despite a best-laid succession plan, tempers flare over Logan’s intentions. Kendall Roy, Logan’s eldest son from his second marriage and a division president at the firm, is the heir apparent. As Kendall attempts to solidify his eventual takeover, he and the three other Roy children face a difficult choice as company control and family loyalties collide.
From the world of Jason Bourne, “Treadstone” is an action-packed thriller set amidst the black ops program Operation Treadstone. exploring both the origins of the infamous covert program, as well as connecting to present-day special ops, “Treadstone” follows the action across the globe — from D.C. to Berlin to Paris and beyond. “Treadstone” turns its recruits around the world into nearly superhuman assassins using a secret behavior-modification protocol, creating sleeper agents who are mysteriously “awakening” to resume their dangerous missions.
Limetown (Facebook Watch)
Follows Lia Haddock, a journalist for American Public Radio (APR), as she unravels the mystery behind the disappearance of over 300 people at a neuroscience research facility in Tennessee.
Modern Love (Amazon)
TV series based on the New York Times’ column that explores relationships, love and the human connection.
Living With Yourself (Netflix)
A man who is burned out on life and love undergoes a mysterious treatment, only to discover that he has been replaced by a better version of himself.
Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own.