TVLine Items: Jessica Jones' Mystery Lady, Conan vs. Winchesters and More

A new disease may be blowing into Hell’s Kitchen.

Marvel’s Jessica Jones has added Leah Gibson (Shut Eye) as a series regular for Season 2, our sister site Variety reports. Though Netflix has been typically tight-lipped on her character, Ingrid, only revealing that she is street-wise and educated as a nurse, the speculation is that she will turn out to be Typhoid Mary, a Daredevil villain who suffers from a dissociative disorder that has created three distinct personalities within her.

Marvel’s Jessica Jones Season 2 is slated to premiere in 2018.

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

* TBS has announced the star-studded lineup for Conan‘s on location Comic-Con episodes (airing Wednesday, July 19 to Sunday, July 23 at 11/10c), including Supernatural’s Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki plus a plethora of Game of Thrones stars, including Sansa Stark herself, Sophie Turner. Tickets for the live-taping are available at teamcoco.com/comiccon.

* HBO will release the first season of Insecure for free (!) — but for only 24 hours. All eight episodes of the Issa Rae comedy will be available on YouTube and HBO.com on Sunday, July 23 starting at 6 am ET, with Season 2 premiering at 10:30/9:30c that night.

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* Fox has renewed Beat Shazam, the Jamie Foxx hosted musical-game-show, for Season 2.

* AT&T Audience Network has released a teaser for the upcoming Stephen King adaptation Mr. Mercedes. Press PLAY on the video below for a sneak peek at the detective series premiering Wednesday Aug. 9 at 8/7c.

Which of today’s TVLine Items piques your interest?

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3 Comments
  1. So glad to hear that Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki will appear on Conan. About time! Can’t wait.

  2. Bill says:

    Mr Mercedes as great – wonder if it will be made available on Netflix or Hulu….

  3. Ninamags says:

    OMG! Jensen and Jared? On a late-night talk show? I’m in!!!

    Thank you, Conan!

    I gotta find that TV Guide Comic-Con edition, too.