Fall TV Shows Inspired by Books – Part I

tv reading bookIt isn’t a new concept to create TV shows based upon books. Showtime has done it with Dexter, HBO has Game of Thrones and True Blood, CBS has Under the Dome, and there are countless more. For the upcoming 2013 Fall TV show season there are plenty of new TV shows based upon books. The primetime networks; CBS, Fox, NBC, and ABC all have new series premiering within the fall or midseason. Two other popular networks; The CW and Lifetime also have new series based on books.

Today let’s look at CBS:

cbs eyeCBS has two new TV series they are working on based on books. The literary adaptation they’ve chosen for the fall season is Anatomy of Violence by Adrian Raines. Anatomy of Violence is a criminal drama starring talented actors like Amber TamberlynAnatomy of Violence (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants), Brian Tee (The Wolverine), Skeet Ulrich (Jericho), and David Harewood (Blood Diamond). Author Adrian Raines is even a writer for the series. The show will follow an FBI investigator with expertise in sociopaths and his young female partner with whom he shares a traumatic past. Neither show has a release date but on Thursday September 12th, CBS will be airing a fall preview at 8:30pm. The library currently does own The Anatomy of Violence is available and is found on the 2nd floor in the new non-fiction section.

Next: The Fox Network

-posted by Stacey, Readers’ Services

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