The Whispers (TV series)

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The Whispers
The Whispers ABC.jpg
Genre
Created by Soo Hugh
Based on "Zero Hour" 
by Ray Bradbury
Starring
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 45 minutes
Production company(s) Amblin Television
ABC Studios
Release
Original channel ABC
Original release June 1, 2015 (2015-06-01)[1]
External links
Website

The Whispers is an upcoming American television series created and executive produced by Soo Hugh with co-executive producers Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank and Dawn Olmstead for ABC Studios.[2] It is based on the 1951 Ray Bradbury short story "Zero Hour" from The Illustrated Man.[3][4] The pilot episode, formerly known as "The Visitors", was ordered to series on May 8, 2014 and will debut on ABC during the 2014–15 television season as a midseason entry.[5][6] The series will premiere on June 1, 2015.[1]

Premise[edit]

The series explores what happens when a paranormal force begins a mysterious and quiet haunting of Earth by using the most unlikely and unsuspecting inhabitants on the planet—the children.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
1 "X Marks the Spot"[8] Mark Romanek Soo Hugh June 1, 2015 (2015-06-01) TBD
2 "Hide & Seek"[11] Charles Beeson Soo Hugh June 8, 2015 (2015-06-08) TBD

Production[edit]

On June 11, 2014, it was announced that Brianna Brown, who was set to play Lena Lawrence, had exited the series due to creative reasons.[12]

Distribution[edit]

Seven Network will air the show in Australia.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (April 8, 2015). "ABC Announces Summer Premiere Dates for 'Celebrity Family Feud', '500 Questions', 'The Bachelorette', 'Mistresses' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ "ABC Unveils 2014-15 Primetime Schedule". The Futon Critic. May 13, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ Friedlander, Whitney (February 24, 2014). "Lily Rabe to Star in ABC Alien Invasion Drama 'The Visitors'". Variety. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  4. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (January 23, 2014). "ABC Orders 3 Drama Pilots, Kevin Hart Comedy". Variety. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  5. ^ Goldberg, Leslie (May 8, 2014). "ABC Orders 'How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Black-ish,' 'American Crime,' 'Selfie,' 'Galavant,' More to Series". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  6. ^ Levin, Gary (May 13, 2014). "ABC courts women with fall schedule". USA Today. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 
  7. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (February 24, 2014). "'American Horror Story's' Lily Rabe to Star in ABC's 'The Visitors'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f "(#101) X Marks the Spot". The Futon Critic. Retrieved May 23, 2015. 
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 20, 2014). "Milo Ventimiglia & Barry Sloane To Star In ABC Drama Pilot ‘The Visitors’". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  10. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (February 20, 2014). "The "Mob City" alum has joined the cast of the drama starring "Revenge's" Barry Sloane.". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  11. ^ "(#102) Hide & Seek". The Futon Critic. Retrieved May 23, 2015. 
  12. ^ Ausiello, Michael (11 June 2014). "ABC's Alien Thriller The Whispers Makes Major Casting Change". TVLine. Retrieved 2014-09-28. 
  13. ^ Knox, David (26 May 2014). "Seven secures Battle Creek, from Vince Gilligan". TV Tonight. Retrieved 2014-09-28. 

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