CBS All Access Releases Season 2 Trailer for Odette Annable’s Anthology Drama Series “Tell Me a Story”

Odette Annable is ready for story time

The official trailer for the second season of CBS All Access’ anthology drama Tell Me a Story, starring the 34-year-old Colombian and Cuban American actress, has been released.

Odette Annable

“I know you are in living hell right now. I know you think that things can’t get any worse.  But it can. Believe me,” says the trailer. 

Created and written by executive  Kevin WilliamsonTell Me a Storytakes the world’s most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller. 

The 10-episode second season will feature the stories of three legendary princesses – from Beauty and the Beast,Sleeping Beautyand Cinderella– like they’ve never been seen before. It will follow the Pruitt family as they navigate love, loss, romance and terror against the iconic backdrop of Nashville.

Filmed on location in Music City, the sophomore run of the anthology from Kapital Entertainment stars Paul WesleyCarrie-Anne Moss, Annable—who portrays Maddie, Eka DarvilleMatt Lauria, Natalie Alyn Lind and Ashley MadekweDanielle Campbell returns to the series, recurring along with Garcelle BeauvaisCaleb Castille and Christopher Meyer.

Season 2 of Tell Me a Story starts streaming December 5 at CBS All Access, with new episodes debuting every Thursday.

AT&T Audience Network Renews Sanchez’s “Kingdom” for Third Season

The sun hasn’t set on Kiele Sanchez’s kingdom…

AT&T Audience Network has ordered a third season of its critically acclaimed martial arts drama series Kingdom, starring the 38-year-old half-Puerto Rican actress.

Kiele Sanchez in Kingdom

“The success of season 2 of Kingdom proves how captivating this series is and how viewers have invested and connected with the characters’ lives,” said Christopher Long, senior vice president, Original Content and Production, AT&T. “Byron Balasco has been at the helm of this gritty mixed martial arts family drama since its inception and has showcased heart wrenching topics that no other show on television has had the strength to touch. We couldn’t be happier to have Byron on for another season and have no doubt that he will create a compelling storyline that no one will forget.”

The series stars Frank Grillo as a former MMA mixed martial arts fighter trying to keep his gym in business.

In addition to Sanchez and Grillo, the series also stars Matt Lauria, Jonathan Tucker, Nick Jonas, Joanna Going and Natalie Martinez.

Creator, writer and showrunner Balasco serves as executive producer.

Kingdom is produced by Endemol Shine Studios and distributed internationally by Endemol Shine International.

Martinez to Star in DirecTV’s MMA drama “Kingdom”

It’s kingdom come for Natalie Martinez

The 30-year-old Cuban American actress has been cast as a regular on the upcoming second season of DirecTV’s MMA drama Kingdom.

Natalie Martinez

The series, from creator/showrunner Byron Balasco, follows the story of Alvey Kulina (Frank Grillo) who owns and runs a mixed martial arts gym called Navy St. Gym in Venice, California, with his girlfriend, Lisa (Kiele Sanchez).

Martinez will play Alicia Mendez, described as a woman who is damaged with self-destructive tendencies. Although talented, she is fairly inexperienced fighter who takes a meeting with Lisa (Sanchez).

Nick Jonas and Matt Lauria also star.

Kingdom, from Endemol Shine Studios, just started production on Season 2 in Los Angeles.

DirecTV Orders an Additional 20 Episodes of Sanchez’s “Kingdom”

Kiele Sanchez’s kingdom is expanding…

Only two episodes into Kingdom’s 10-episode freshman run, DirecTV has picked up the 37-year-old half-Puerto Rican actress’ MMA-themed drama series for 20 more episodes.

Kiele Sanchez

Kingdom, from creator/showrunner Byron Balasco and Endemol Studios, is scheduled to begin production on the new order in the spring, with the first 10 episodes airing on DirecTV’s Audience Network in fall 2015, and the following 10 slated for 2016.

Kingdom, a gritty family drama set against the backdrop of the renegade subculture of Mixed Martial Arts in Venice, CA, has launched to strong reviews. DirecTV doesn’t disclose ratings information but said that the rookie “has proven to be one of Audience Network’s most popular shows of all time.”

Returning for the next batch of 20 episodes of the series, which has been praised by local officials for filming in Los Angeles (it shoots in Venice where the show is set) are stars Sanchez, who portrays Lisa Prince, Frank Grillo, Matt Lauria, Jonathan Tucker, Nick Jonas and Joanna Going.

“DirecTV could not be more thrilled by the response that last week’s premiere of Kingdom elicited from both critics and our viewers,” said Chris Long, DirecTV’s SVP Original Content and Production. “The series very clearly resonated with DirecTV’s subscribers.”

DirecTV Renames Sanchez’s MMA-Themed Drama Series to “Kingdom”

It’s a new kingdom at DirecTV for Kiele Sanchez

The 37-year-old half-Puerto Rican actress’ new drama series for the direct broadcast satellite service provider and broadcaster will now be called Kingdom.

Kiele Sanchez

The upcoming 10-episode straight-to-series project, from creator Byron Balasco and Endemol Studios, was previously titled Navy St.

Itwill debut on October 8 at 9:00 pm on Audience Network.

Kingdom takes place in Venice, California and is set against the backdrop of Mixed Martial Arts.

Along with Sanchez, the series also stars Frank Grillo, Matt Lauria, Jonathan Tucker, Nick Jonas and Joanna Going.