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COMMONS, THE
Air Date: Thursday, December 03, 2020
Time Slot: 3:01 AM-4:00 AM EST on SUNDANCE NOW
Episode Title: (#101) "Episode 1"
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Thursday, Dec. 3

THE COMMONS, Ep 1 (Sundance Now Exclusive) (U.S. / Canada Premiere)

"Eerily plausible and uncomfortably timely... compelling" - The Guardian

"Smartly stays tight on the human notes without losing its way in the political and social themes" - Sydney Morning Herald

"An intriguing and disturbing dystopian vision" - The Age

Trailer

Set in a gripping vision of the near future, gifted neuropsychologist Eadie Boulay (Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey, Liar - INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE) is desperate to conceive a child. Faced with next level climate change, the question of bringing a child into the world is a whole lot more complicated than it used to be. Also starring Rupert Penry-Jones (MI-5, Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears), David Lyons (ER, Eat Pray Love, Revolution) and Dominic Ona-Ariki (One Lane Bridge).

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COMMONS, THE (SUNDANCE NOW)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/3/20 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 1/21/21; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Sundance Now's web site, December 2020) Set in an eerily familiar future, The Commons tells the story of gifted neuropsychologist Eadie Boulay (Joanne Froggatt) who is desperate to conceive a child. Yet facing a climate crisis and a crumbling social order, the question of bringing a child into the world is a whole lot more complicated than it used to be.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Dominic Ona-Ariki
· Inez Currõ
· Joanne Froggatt
· Rupert Penry-Jones
· Ryan Corr
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Maher as EP
· David Taylor as EP
· Fred Golan as EP
· Graham Yost as EP
· Jeffrey Walker as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael Dinner as EP
· Shelley Birse as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Playmaker Media
· Sony Pictures Television