They need to kill the narration, it is dreadful.
Ron Moore’s adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s best-sellers will return for at least 13 episodes and be based on the second of eight books in the series, ‘Dragonfly in Amber’. The premium cable network announced on Friday that its Ron Moore adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s best-sellers will be back for a second run of at least 13 episodes. Season two — as expected — will be based on the author’s second in the eight-book series, Dragonfly in Amber.
The order for 13 is down from the freshman run of 16, which is being split in half, with the final eight set to bow in early 2015 after the first run wraps on Sept. 27.
Less than a week after its Saturday premiere, the series debut has collected more than 5 million views, including the inaugural telecast, which averaged 720,000 viewers, multiple weekend plays and a major online and on-demand sampling run. Starz noted that the series drew an equal number of male and female viewers, a notable metric given its female-leaning romance concept of a married combat nurse (Caitriona Balfe) who is mysteriously swept back in time and falls in love with another man (Sam Heughan).
SKATEBOARDING legend Jay Adams has passed away at the age of 53, suffering a heart attack while on a surf trip with his wife in Mexico.
The professional skateboarding community were in mourning after hearing the tragic news.
As one of the infamous Z-Boys, a group of skate-crazy Californian kids that included Stacy Peralta and Tony Alva, Adams became a pioneer of modern skateboarding in the 1970s.
Tired and emotional? Has lost it? You decide.
The Prime Minister is standing by his minister Judith Collins, who is under fire following the release of the book Dirty Politics. John Key told Morning Report it was a smear campaign.
Nicky Hager’s book, released last week, claimed senior National Party members and staff were involved in feeding embarrassing and potentially damaging information on political opponents to right-wing bloggers.
The minister has admitted she passed to Cameron Slater the name of a public servant, who the blogger then said was the source of a leak to the Labour Party. The leak had allowed Labour MPs to question Finance Minister Bill English in Parliament about his accommodation allowance in 2009.