Buzzworthy shows at this year's market
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau stars as John Amsterdam, a New York City homicide detective with a very special gift: immortality. Driven to a life of isolation after living for more than three
centuries, Amsterdam knows that his only hope for a normal life is to find his one true love.
20th Century Fox Television Distribution (E3.01)
The Starter Wife
A continuation of the successful 10-hour miniseries based on the best-selling novel by Gigi Levangie Grazer, Emmy winner Debra Messing ("Will & Grace") reprises her role as a woman attempting to rebuild her seemingly perfect Los Angeles life after being jilted by her movie studio executive husband.
NBC Universal International Television Distribution. (H4.05)
Mad Men (season 2)
Season 2 of this acclaimed, Golden Globe-winning drama promises to deliver more of the impeccably rendered retro intrigue that made Season 1 such a hit with viewers. Created, executive produced and written by former "Sopranos" scribe Matthew Weiner, "Mad Men" looks at the nicotine-stained, booze-soaked world of ruthless Madison Avenue advertising execs in the 1960s.
Starring Jonny Lee Miller (1996's "Trainspotting") in the title role, this offbeat drama tells the story of an ambitious corporate lawyer whose strange hallucinations, which include musical appearances by pop star George Michael, are forcing him to reexamine his
purpose in life.
Disney-ABC International Television (RB.30)
Created and written by BAFTA winner Peter Moffat, the former barrister behind the award-winning series "North Square," this thriller stars Ben Whishaw (2006's "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer") as a young man who embarks on a seemingly innocent night of fun with a sexy stranger, only to become a prime suspect in the woman's brutal murder.
Portman Film & Television (LR3.22)