TVLine Items: First Manhattan Teaser, Will Ferrell's HBO Field Day and More

Manhattan Season 2

Pop quiz: How much evil does it take to do good?

That’s the very question that WGN America’s Manhattan is hoping to solve in its upcoming second season, for which a trailer was released Thursday.

In the video below, Frank and Liza Winter, Abby Isaacs, Fritz Fedowitz and more Los Alamos residents crack under the pressure of a polygraph test — until one of them decides to hint at the unsettling truth of his work on The Hill.

Scroll down to watch the new teaser for Manhattan, which returns this October.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* HBO’s comedy special Ferrell Takes the Field — in which comedian Will Ferrell travels to spring training ballparks and plays every position on 10 different teams — will debut Saturday, Sept. 12, at 10/9c. New seasons of Project Greenlight and Doll & Em will premiere back-to-back on Sunday, Sept. 13, beginning at 10 pm.

* ABC Family has greenlit the one-hour drama pilot Guilt, the cabler announced Thursday. Described as an “edgy, soapy thriller,” the potential series revolves around an American in London who becomes the prime suspect in the savage murder of her roommate.

* All 10 episodes of the Netflix drama Narcos — which stars Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones) and chronicles the real-life stories of 1980s drug kingpins — will be available on Friday, Aug. 28, at 12:01am PT.

* Mageina Tovah (Scandal, Hung) will recur on You’re the Worst Season 2 as Amy Cadingle, the nerdy new girlfriend of Allan McLeod’s Paul, per THR.

* French actress Claire Sermonne has joined Outlander‘s second season, Yahoo! TV reports. She will play real-life French noblewoman Louise de Rohan, a frivolous member of the French Court, who befriends Claire during her tenure in Paris.

* TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? will return for a summer season on Sunday, July 26, at 9/8c. The new episodes will feature Tom Bergeron (Dancing With the Stars), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Ginnifer Goodwin (Once Upon a Time) and Alfre Woodard (State of Affairs).

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  1. BrightLight says:

    I can’t wait for Manhattan. Although that’s a show that I tended to watch about 4 episodes, stop for a while, watch 4 more, stop, but I still really liked it though.
    So “Guilty” sounds like the Amanda Knox case in London instead of Italy. I’d love to watch it and I’m pretty sure it’s gotta be like 1000x better than that “The Face of An Angel” movie. Therefore, ABC Family will not pick it up since I want to see it.

  2. Joey Padron says:

    good teaser for Manhattan’s new season. can’t wait to see it this October!

  3. liam5794 says:

    Finally some Manhattan season 2 info. I loved the first season and can’t wait. Also been watching Salem. WGN needs to expand into more original shows. We don’t get WGN in our Comcast lineup, but they do offer it On Demand. On one of my TV’s. Still can’t figure that one out and apparently Comcast can’t either. We have 6 tv’s all on the X1 platform and we can only get WGN On Demand to work on 1 tv. Sorry I went off topic. Just wanted to see if anyone else has that issue with them. Anyway, cant wait for Manhattan’s new season.