Season One Television Council
Season One Television Council was launched in January 2018 as a spin-off of Chapter One Book Group.
The current schedule can be viewed below:
The Expanse, Season 1
2015 - 2016
TV Selection #8
Based on the best-selling space opera book series, The Expanse is set in the future where humanity has colonized Mars, the Asteroid Belt and the outer planets. Season One follows Joe Miller (Thomas Jane), a Belter police detective assigned to find a missing young woman named Julie Mao (Florence Faivre), James Holden (Steven Strait), an Earth-born XO on the ice hauler Canterbury, and Chrisjen Avasarala (Shohreh Aghdashloo), a United Nations executive working to prevent war between Earth and Mars by any means necessary. As political tensions between the factions of humanity rise, Miller, Holden and Avasarala realize Miller's case and the fate of the Canterbury are both part of a vast conspiracy that threatens humanity. Praised for its blend of hard science fiction and detective noir, The Expanse has garnered legions of devoted fans and has been acclaimed for its incredible sense of scale, high production values, believable characters and gorgeous visuals.
Cheers, Season 1
1982 - 1983
TV Selection #9
Cheers ran for eleven seasons spanning over a decade, becoming one of the most acclaimed and beloved sitcoms of all time. It all began in 1982 with the show's first season, which would go on to win five Emmys and two Golden Globes. Based in the titular bar owned by retired athlete-turned-bartender Sam Malone (Ted Danson), Cheers follows Sam's interactions with waitresses Diane (Shelley Long) and Carla (Rhea Perlman), aged co-bartender Coach (Nicholas Colasanto) and regular patrons Norm (George Wendt) and Cliff (John Ratzenberger). Noted for its engaging storylines and likable characters, Cheers' first season garnered acclaim from critics and fans alike and established the show as one of the most iconic sitcoms of the 80's.