An American institution returns February 20 at 11 PM on IFC. Hosted by Helen Mirren and featuring performances from Fred Armisen, Cate Blanchett, Owen Wilson, Connie Chung, Michael Keaton, John Mulaney, Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan, Paula Pell, & more.
Set against the world of a major drug cartel bust, the series follows two low-level cops who have spent far too much time in a car together; two criminals who are largely kept in the dark; two dispatch workers who haven’t really clicked; and two Mexican tunnelers who are in way too small a space considering they’ve only just met.
Set in swinging ’60s Melbourne, the gorgeously reckless Peregrine Fisher inherits a windfall when the famous aunt she never knew, Phryne Fisher, goes missing over the highlands of New Guinea. Peregrine sets out to become a world-class private detective in her own right with the unerring guidance of The Adventuresses’ Club, a group of exceptional women of which her celebrated aunt was a member. A natural rule breaker, Peregrine is fearless, fun, and charmingly down-to-earth. Despite failing at a number of jobs – hairdresser, typist and sales girl – her survival instincts have kept her afloat. Armed with an impressive collection of life skills and having recently lost her dependent mother, Peregrine is perfectly poised for a new and challenging life and looking for a sense of belonging. She’s a self-starter with an innate curiosity, moral integrity and an acute sense of justice; all of which delivers her an instinct for.
SKAM ESPA?A is a portrait of the generation of boys and girls born since the year 2000. Their doubts, their problems, their feelings, what they think, what they want and, above all, what they don’t say and what they are ashamed of. The series accompanies a group of 16-year-olds on the journey of their life following their day to day in real time. Dependence on social media, how they face sex, love and ruptures, the search of their identity and the need to fit in. Since its premiere in 2015 in Norway, SKAM broke audience records, it was praised by critics and audiences, swept Norwegian television awards and has been sold to the US, (Skam Austin, broadcast on Facebook), in addition to France, Germany, or Italy, among other territories. The rights for Spain were acquired by Movistar +, which decided to trust Zeppelin (Endemol Shine Iberia) to develop SKAM ESPA?A.