TV News Wrap-Up: HBO Renews Vinyl, Rob Benedict Returns to Supernatural & More

Bobby Cannavale in Vinyl Season 1 Episode 1

This Week in TV:

Frontier first look; Rob Benedict returns to Supernatural; HBO renews Vinyl; Amy Adams joins Sharp Objects; Djimon Hounsou joins Wayward Pines; Joel McHale joins The Great Indoors; John Lithgow to star in The Trail; The Missing season two; 24: Legacy casts Anna Diop; Lauren Ambrose joins The Interestings; Freddie Stroma joins Time After Time; and Philip Winchester joins Chicago P.D. spinoff.


First look at Netflix/Discovery drama Frontier

Jason Mamoa Netflix Frontier

Netflix and Discovery have debuted the first images from their upcoming drama Frontier, starring Jason Mamoa (Game of Thrones). The six-episode drama details North America's 18th Century fur trade. It's a bloody time in history, where business is quick to turn violent and many traders dream of controlling the lucrative trade. Mamoa stars as Declan Harp, seen above with co-star Landon Liboiron (Hemlock Grove).

The series was created by Rob and Peter Blackie, and will be directed by San Andreas director Brad Peyton. The series is currently shooting in Canada and is expected to be released later this year.

Source: EW

Rob Benedict returns to Supernatural

Rob Benedict Chuck Supernatural

God is coming back to Supernatural. Known to Sam and Dean as Chuck, Rob Benedict previously played appeared during the fourth and fifth seasons of the long-running CW drama. Chuck last made a surprise appearance in season ten, in celebration of the series' 200th episode.

Benedict will return for the twentieth episode of the eleventh season. Though his role is currently unknown, the plot of the current season involves The Darkness -- God's older sister. After the demise of Death, The Darkness is the only being whose power can rival God's. It's possible this appearance will confirm once and for all if Chuck really is God. The eleventh season will also see the return of Jim Beaver and Steven Williams as hunters Bobby Rufus in a season five flashback episode.

Supernatural airs Wednesdays on The CW at 9:00 p.m. EST

Source: TVLine

HBO renews Vinyl for Second Season

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