Sydney, Australia – Fans of intense drama in Australia and New Zealand will be able to enjoy Turner’s latest TNT Original, Good Behavior, courtesy of video content platform, Stan Australia, and Sky New Zealand’s SoHo channel. Starring Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery, the upcoming series casts her as the chaotic, petty criminal Letty Raines – one of the toughest, most challenging characters currently on screen. Good Behavior debuts on both providers with a two-hour premiere and content available to both partners at exactly the same time as the show’s premiere in the US.
The seductive thriller is created by Chad Hodge and Blake Crouch and is based on the books by Crouch. Juan Diego Botto , Terry Kinney and Lusia Strus star with the award-winning Dockery in the new drama. Turner’s recent programming direction is part of an overall strategy to shift its offering of TNT dramas toward exciting, cinematic originals. Next year’s slate includes Will, a raucous new drama that tells the wild story of young William Shakespeare, played by newcomer Laurie Davidson. Meanwhile Turner’s other networks – truTV and TBS – provide a growing stable of original comedies including: I’m Sorry, Those Who Can’t and Search Party starring Alia Shawkat. New animated series from Cartoon Network include: The Powerpuff Girls, Mighty Magiswords, Ben 10 and We Bare Bears. And for young-adult audiences, Adult Swim original content features Samurai Jack and the award-winning Robot Chicken.
Good Behavior tells the story of Letty Raines, a thief and con-artist whose life is always one wrong turn or one bad decision from implosion. Fresh out of prison, Letty tries to stay afloat; reunite with her 10-year-old son; and show up for the mandatory check-ins with her parole officer.Chaos returns to Letty’s life when she overhears a hitman being hired to kill a man’s wife, and sets out to derail the job. She soon finds herself on a collision course with the killer, entangling both of them in a dangerously captivating relationship. Good Behavior with executive producers Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios, a partnership between ITV Studios and Marty Adelstein. The pilot was directed by Charlotte Sieling.