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Film & TV News TV Roundup: Good News for Younger Fans, Michael Esper Joins Getty Drama, and More Check out what several stage alums are up to on the small screen and more.
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TV Land gives Younger fans something to excited about in anticipation of the Season four premiere, Michael Esper joins the cast of Trust, and Misty Copeland hits the small screen.

Younger Gets a Post-Show
The June 28 season four premiere of Younger will be simulcast at 10 PM ET on the East Coast and 7 PM PT West Coast for the first time, Deadline reports—ensuring West Coast fans will not have to wait for the debut episode. The series stars Tony winner Sutton Foster as a 40-something woman reentering the working world disguised as a millennial. The premiere episode will be followed by a FB Live stream of Getting Younger, a new weekly after-show that will follow every episode and feature Younger’s stars. The live stream will be shot in front of a live audience at Pride Global’s Flight Deck in Manhattan and hosted by SiriusXM’s Taylor Strecker.


The Getty Kidnapping Series Finds its Cast
Michael Esper, who was last seen on Broadway in The Last Ship, is set to star in FX’s new limited series Trust, according to Deadline. Esper will play the role of John Paul Getty Jr. in the crime drama, which details the true kidnapping of Getty grandson John Paul Getty III (to be played by Harris Dickinson) in 1973. Donald Sutherland stars as J. Paul Getty alongside Hilary Swank as Gail Getty.

Misty Copeland Joins the Judges’ Table
Ballet dancer Misty Copeland, who also made her Broadway debut as dancer Ivy Smith in On the Town, is set to be a guest judge on NBC’s World of Dance with Jennifer Lopez. The American Ballet Theatre principal will be the show’s first guest judge July 18 and 25, according to Dance Magazine.

At the judges table with @JLo @NEYO @DerekHough & @JennaDewan! Guest judging the best of the best on @NBCWorldofDance!

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