BLUNT TALK


SYNOPSIS


"Blunt Talk" is a character-driven comedy revolving around Walter Blunt (Patrick Stewart), a British import intent on conquering the world of American cable news. Through the platform of his nightly interview show, Blunt is on a mission to impart his wisdom and guidance on how Americans should live, think and behave. Besieged by network bosses, a dysfunctional news staff, numerous ex-wives and children of all ages, Blunt's only support is the alcoholic manservant he transplanted from the U.K. to join him in Los Angeles. The series follows the fallout from Blunt's well-intentioned, but mostly misguided decision-making, both on and off the air.

SERIES ORDER

In April 2014, Starz made a 20-episode, straight-to-series, two-season order of "Blunt Talk" for a 2015 premiere.

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NETWORK

Starz

STARRING

Patrick Stewart and Jacki Weaver

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

Seth MacFarlane, Jonathan Ames, and Patrick Stewart