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Hulu debuted first look images from its new limited series “We Were the Lucky Ones,” starring Joey King and Logan Lerman. The first three episodes will premiere on the streamer on March 28, with the following episodes coming out weekly.

The series is a television adaptation of Georgia Hunter’s novel “We Were the Lucky Ones.” Based on a true story, the show follows a Jewish family separated at the start of World War II on their quest to survive and reunite, per the release.

Hadas Yaron, Henry-Lloyd Hughes, Amit Rahav, Sam Woolf, Michael Aloni, Moran Rosenblatt, Eva Feiler, Lior Ashkenazi and Robin Weigert round out the cast.

Erica Lipez (“Julia” and “The Morning Show”) serves as the showrunner, in addition to writing the series. Thomas Kail (“Fosse/Verdon”) directs and executive produces with Jennifer Todd, who executive produces for Old 320 Sycamore. Adam Milch executive produces, with Hunter co-executive producing. The Hulu Originals series is a production of 20th Television, which is a part of Disney Television Studios.

See first look images below:

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Halina (Joey King), shown. (Courtesy of Hulu)
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Sol (Lior Ashkenazi) and Nechuma (Robing Weigert), shown. (Courtesy of Hulu)
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Jakob (Amit Rahav), shown. (Courtesy of Hulu)
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Addy (Logan Lerman), shown. (Courtesy of Hulu)
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In other TV roundup news:

FIRST LOOKS

Peacock has dropped the first teaser for “Apples Never Fall,” based on “Big Little Lies” author Liane Moriarty’s bestselling novel. All seven episodes will premiere on the streamer on March 14.

From writer and showrunner Melanie Marnich, the series follows the seemingly perfect Delaney family. Per the release, Stan (Sam Neill) and Joy (Annette Bening) are former tennis coaches who have sold their tennis academy and are ready for the next chapter of their lives. As they anticipate sending time with their adult children (Jake Lacy, Alison Brie, Conor Merrigan-Turner, Essie Randles), a wounded young woman knocks on Stan and Joy’s door, which brings the excitement they have missed. However, when Joy suddenly disappears, her children are forced to re-examine their parents’ marriage as dark family secrets start to emerge.

Georgia Flood, Jeanine Serralles and Dylan Thuraisingham round out the cast. In addition to Marnich, David Heyman, Gregory Jacobs, Moriarty, Bening, Joe Hortua, Albert Page and Jillian Share serve as executive prodcers. Chris Sweeney is the executive producer and director for Episodes 1-2 and 6-7, while Dawn Shadforth is the director for Episodes 3-5.

Universal International Studios is the studio. Heyday Television is the production company, and NBCUniversal Global TV Distribution is the distributor.

Watch the teaser below.

PROGRAMMING

“True Crime News,” a new daily syndicated series from Warner Bros. Television Group, will premiere on select FOX-owned stations this September.

Produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Telepictures, the series will be nationally syndicated and deliver 52 weeks of original programming revolving around breaking crime news. Ana Garcia, the host of “True Crime Daily: The Podcast,” will host “True Crime News.”

“Audiences continue to be fascinated by true crime stories, mysteries, and investigations, and the talented team at Telepictures has developed a distinctive series that is sure to captivate. We’re thrilled to have Emmy winner and expert crime reporter Ana Garcia as host, and we can’t wait for viewers to see ‘True Crime News’ this fall,” chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Television Group Channing Dungey said in a statement.

“True Crime News” aims to advance cases through a true crime tip line and call to action in each episode. The series will also work closely with local newsrooms to integrate local crime cases, allowing them to roll in a crime story in their market.



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