Monday September 1:
‘Houdini,’ a new two-night scripted miniseries airing on History, is the story of a man who can defy death, but who really was the man behind the escapes? The event miniseries follows the epic tales of Harry Houdini as he emerges as America’s first bonafide world-renowned superstar. From humble beginnings at circus sideshows to sold-out concert halls, Eastern European immigrant Erich Weiss rose to become a household name across the globe – Houdini. Academy Award winner Adrien Brody (The Pianist) stars as The Great Harry Houdini as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists, and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Arthur Conan Doyle and Rasputin.
The days leading up to Kanye and Kim’s wedding find the couple hosting an adventure for their family and friends, which takes everyone from Paris to Italy in the season finale.
Tuesday September 2:
A high-profile prosecutor is arrested for murder, but Jane soon suspects he didn’t commit the crime in the Season 5 midseason finale.
Evan and Hank search for Emma following her disappearance while Evan and Paige discover startling news about Bob on the Season 6 finale.
Wednesday September 3:
Who will be named America’s Favorite Dancer? Tune in tonight to find out Ricky, Zach, Valer or Jessica will win the competition. Jenna Dewan Tatum is slated to be the guest judge.
The League follows a group of old friends in a fantasy football league who care deeply about one another – so deeply that they use every opportunity to make each other’s lives miserable. The show features an ensemble cast of rising actors/comedians.
Produced by Joel Silver, ‘My Friends Call Me Johnny’ provides an exclusive, unfiltered look into the world of Pigozzi, one of the world’s most connected men. In each episode, Johnny travels the globe to ask the most provocative questions of his famous friends, including Brett Ratner, Dov Charney, Michael Douglas, Calvin Klein and Martha Stewart – just to name a few. From Studio 54 to the founding of Apple computer, his friendships, connections and fearless nature make him the perfect person to introduce us to some of the world’s most intriguing people and personalities. You won’t believe some of the things he gets them to say!
Saturday September 6:
‘The Chair’ is a competition documentary series that follows two directors through the process of bringing their first feature to the screen. The up-and-coming directors, who have unique backgrounds and skill sets, will be provided with an identical screenplay which they must craft as their own film. “The Chair” will document the creation, marketing and theatrical release of both adaptations, which will also air on Starz.
Sunday September 7:
From unscripted mastermind John de Mol, and based on the hit Dutch television series of the same name, comes television’s biggest social experiment, ‘Utopia.’ Since the dawn of time, humans have always wondered: does a perfect world exist? Now, we get the chance to build one. Will it be ultimate happiness or utter chaos? Fifteen pioneering Americans leave their everyday lives and move to an isolated, undeveloped location – for an entire year – where they are challenged to create their own civilization from scratch.
Nucky is awash in memories from pier-boy days growing up in 1884 Atlantic City, when the young Nucky (Nolan Lyons) caught the eye of the Commodore. In 1931 Cuba, Nucky joins Sally Wheet and, with a U.S. Senator in tow, forges ties with Bacardi Rum in hopes of Prohibition’s repeal in the U.S.