Cinemax Sets Premiere Date For Drama Series ‘Banshee’

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Cinemax’s newest original series Banshee will premiere on Friday January 11 at 10/9c, the network has announced. The drama series is the network’s latest stab at an original series and joins the network’s other originals Strike Back (a co-producton with the UK’s Sky1) and Hunted (a co-production with the UK’s BBC One).

Created by Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler and executive produced by True Blood showrunner Alan Ball and , Banshee follows Lucas Hood, an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pa., where he continues his criminal activities, even as he’s hunted by the shadowy gangsters he betrayed years earlier. The drama series stars Antony Starr (Rush), Ivana Milicevic (Charlie’s Angels), Ulrich Thomsen (The Celebration), Frankie Faison (The Good Wife), Rus Blackwell (Burn Notice), Ryann Shane (Blue Bloods), Ben Cross (Star Trek), Demetrius Grosse (Justified), Trieste Kelly Dunn (Brothers and Sisters), Matt Servitto (The Sopranos), Lili Simmons (Fat Kid Rules the World), Hoon Lee (Premium Rush) and Daniel Ross Owens (Prison Break).

TVWise’s US Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.