The Dangerous Book For Boys, a family show executive produced by Bryan Cranston, premieres on Amazon March 30. Amazon will debut six episodes.
Greg Mottola, James Degus and Michael Glouberman are also on board as executive producers, with Glouberman showrunning. The show is inspired by the book of the same name, authored by Conn and Hal Iggulden.
The Dangerous Book for Boys is an Amazon Studios production with Sony Pictures Television and Moonshot Entertainment.
The series follows the McKenna family, as they cope with the untimely passing of Patrick, their patriarch and a whimsical inventor. His death has left the family reeling, but hope appears in the form of a book called The Dangerous Book for Boys that Patrick created as a handbook for his three sons.
The show’s cast includes Chris Diamantopoulos, Gabriel Bateman, Erinn Hayes, Drew Logan Powell and Kyan Zielinski.
Cranston played Walter White on the AMC series Breaking Bad. He also created dramaSneaky Pete on Amazon.
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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