First, look at what’s coming to Google TV this week. As a reminder, you can read about what’s new on Google TV every week with our weekly roundups. The latest TV Shows scheduled to hit Google TV this Week are below.
Game of Thrones
Creators: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Cast: Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams
Synopsis: In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea.
Creators: Steven Kane, Kyle Killen
Genres: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Cast: Pablo Schreiber, Yerin Ha, Natascha McElhone, Shabana Azmi, Natasha Culzac, Bokeem Woodbine, Kate Kennedy
Synopsis: Aliens threaten human existence in an epic 26th-century showdown. TV series based on the video game ‘Halo.’
This Is Us
Creators: Dan Fogelman
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Cast: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, Susan Kelechi Watson, Chris Sullivan
Synopsis: Follows the lives and families of three adults living and growing up in the United States of America in present and past times. As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same birthday – and so much more than anyone would expect.
Creators: Hart Hanson
Genres: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Cast: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, John Boyd, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor, T. J. Thyne
Synopsis: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian’s Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification methods are useless.
Person of Interest
Creators: Jonathan Nolan
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cast: Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Kevin Chapman, Amy Acker, Sarah Shahi, Enrico Colantoni, John Nolan
Synopsis: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special training that Reese has had in Covert Operations and Finch’s genius software inventing mind, the two are a perfect match for the job that they have to complete. With the help of surveillance equipment, they work “outside the law” and get the right criminal behind bars.
Creators: David Simon
Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Cast: Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn, Wood Harris, Wendell Pierce, Clarke Peters, Michael Kenneth Williams
Synopsis: The streets of Baltimore as a microcosm of the US’s war on drugs, and of US urban decay in general. Seen not only through the eyes of a few policemen and drug gang members but also the people who influence and inhabit their world – politicians, the media, drug addicts and everyday citizens.
Creators: Dan Goor, Michael Schur
Genres: Comedy, Crime
Cast: Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Chelsea Peretti, Stephanie Beatriz, Joe Lo Truglio
Synopsis: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Creators: Rene BalcerDick Wolf
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Cast: Vincent D’Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Julia Ormond, Jay O. Sanders
Synopsis: This show centers on the NYPD’s Major Case Squad (and the offbeat, Sherlock Holmes-like Detective Robert Goren) in its efforts to stop the worst criminal offenders in New York. It also puts a new twist to the “Law & Order” formula: now, in each episode, we see the crimes as they are planned and committed.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Creators: Dick Wolf
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Cast: Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Dann Florek, Richard Belzer, Kelli Giddish, Peter Scanavino, Philip Winchester
Synopsis: In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories.