Timeslot: Wednesdays 10 PM EST
Premiere: June 1st
Starring: Iain Glen, Frances O’Connor, Hunter Page-Lochard, Rob Collins
Series Website: www.sundance.tv/series/cleverman
Description: Set in the near future, CLEVERMAN is a startlingly original drama rooted in Aboriginal mythology. The series depicts a deeply conflicted and anxious society, fearful of a minority group living among them, endowed with extraordinary physical traits. One young man – The Cleverman – struggles with his own power and the responsibility to unite this divided world, but he must first overcome a deep estrangement from his older brother. Sundance.TV
Comments: This join Australian, British, and American production slipped onto the schedule without much fanfare, but looks like it could provide some politically and socially charged drama worth a look (and no, those are not the cavemen from the GEICO commercials). The first season will comprise six episodes and for those who do not have the Sundance, you can buy the full season from Amazon Video for $9.99 SD / $14.99 HD.