‘Snowpiercer’ Moves Up Its Release Date — and Shifts Into Emmy Contention

Snowpiercer” is on the move again.

After switching from TNT to TBS and back again, the post-apocalyptic drama’s release date has now shifted forward two weeks.

Instead of premiering May 31, the “Snowpiercer” series will hit TNT on May 17.“‘Snowpiercer’ is one of the most anticipated original series of 2020 and in this climate, viewers are craving thrilling, engaging, edge-of-your-seat content that speaks to them on a deeper level,” Brett Weitz, general manager for TNT, TBS, and truTV, said in a statement.

“It is extremely important that we continue with our promise to meet audiences where they are, and to that effect, we are moving up ‘Snowpiercer’s’ premiere so that fans can enjoy this futuristic series even earlier.”More from IndieWireEmmy Predictions 2020: Best Variety Talk SeriesEmmy Predictions 2020: Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesThe move comes as networks make programming adjustments in the wake of worldwide shelter-in-place guidelines.

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