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TVLine Items: Young Shakespeare Gets TNT Date, Lifetime Likes You and More

TVLine logo TVLine 4/20/2017 Megan Muessen
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TNT has announced the premiere date for Will, its upcoming series about a young Shakespeare.

The period drama about a brilliant, tortured and wild William will premiere on Monday, July 10 at 9/8c. Set in Elizabethan England, the series will chronicle the lust, temptations and reckless behavior of the famous playwright (played by newcomer Laurie Davidson).

The cast also included Olivia DeJonge, Ewen Bremner (Banished), Colm Meaney (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Mattias Inwood (The ShannaraChronicles), Lukas Rolfe (Grantchester), Jamie Campbell Bower (Camelot) and Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers). Watch the trailer below:

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* Lifetime has ordered straight to series You, a psychological thriller from uberproducer Greg Berlanti and Magicians co-creator Sera Gamble. Adapted from the Caroline Kepnes novel, You is described a contemporary love story gone wrong, as a bookstore owner becomes obsessed with an aspiring writer.

* HBO this summer will tape a stand-up comedy special starring Michelle Wolf, writer/on-air contributor for The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, according to our sister site Deadline.

* The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards will return to the West Coast and air live from The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on Sunday, Aug 27 at 8 pm.

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