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By Rick Gables

EPIX will premiere its new series Belgravia on Sunday, April 12, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. This is a story of secrets and scandals amongst the upper echelon of London society in the 19th Century. When the Trenchards accept an invitation to the now legendary ball hosted by the Duchess of Richmond on the fateful eve of the Battle of Waterloo, it sets in motion a series of events that will have consequences for decades to come as secrets unravel behind the porticoed doors of London’s grandest neighborhood. The limited series reunites the award-winning creative team behind Downton Abbey; with Julian Fellowes adapting his bestselling novel for the screen. The very talented ensemble cast includes Tamsin Greig, Philip Glenister, Harriet Walter, Alice Eve, Tara Fitzgerald, Ella Purnell, Richard Goulding, James Fleet, Adam James, Tom Wilkinson, Diana Hardcastle, Paul Ritter, Saskia Reeves and Jack Bardoe.

SHOWTIME will premiere its new documentary series Outcry on Friday, April 3, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Produced and directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Pat Kondelis, the five-part investigative series examines the gripping story of high school football star Greg Kelley, his controversial conviction and the quest for truth and justice as the case unfolds. Kelley had incredible momentum going into his senior year of high school in Leander, Texas, but that came to a sudden halt in the summer of 2013 when he was arrested and convicted of super aggravated sexual assault of a four-year-old boy. After he was sentenced to 25 years in state prison without the possibility of parole, a groundswell of support emerged, calling into question the investigation, the prosecution’s tactics and ultimately, the validity of the conviction. Over the course of three years, Outcry captures a divided community and follows the principal participants on both sides of the appeal process as they work in pursuit of opposing truths.

Hallmark Channel will world premiere its original movie You’re Bacon Me Crazy on Saturday, April 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The movie stars Natalie Hall and Michael Rady. Cleo (Hall), a spunky young chef with a popular food truck, becomes a favorite among the bustling and competitive local food scene. But when Gabe (Rady), the handsome chef of a rival food truck, parks across the street, Cleo’s goal to win a local food truck competition takes a turn.