Starz series Blunt Talk, starring Patrick Stewart (Star Trek: The Next Generation, The X-Men), will make its Canadian debut on streaming service shomi beginning Wednesday, Dec. 30.
The comedy series is created by Jonathan Ames (Bored to Death) and produced by Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy, Ted) and follows British newscaster Walter Blunt (Stewart) who does to LA to conquer American nightly cable news. Starz ordered 20 episodes and has split them into two seasons. The 10-episode first season premiered in August in the U.S. Moby has composed the show’s theme and will appear as himself. Star Trek fans can also look out for Brent Spiner. Weeds fans will recognize Romany Malco, while Ed Begley, Jr. also stars. Other guest stars in the first season include Elisabeth Shue and Jason Schwartzman. Patrick Stewart’s son, Daniel, will also appear.
50 Cent’s Power begins streaming on Dec. 11 (it also airs on Super Channel) while the second season of Transparent premieres on Dec. 12.
Check out a promo of Blunt Talk below.