Tag Archives: Hap and Leonard

Hapless SoHo Snares Guerrilla

SoHo will pre-empt next month’s season two premiere of Hap and Leonard for the latest drama sensation from American Crime scribe John Ridley. Guerrilla will air 8.30 Sundays from May 7, sidelining Hap and Leonard: Mucho Mojo to a later date that’s yet to be confirmed. About an activist couple whose relationship and values are tested when they […]

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SoHo to Double Up Twin Peaks

Sky will precede SoHo’s May 22 premiere of Twin Peaks with another chance to see the original series from 27 years ago. Seasons one and two of the 1990-91 cult hit will play back-to-back on pop up channel 210 from May 19. Inexplicably, Sky has secured an SD version of the series — despite its HD […]

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Critical Condition: Hap and Leonard

Hap and Leonard (SoHo, 8.30 Sunday) “Based on a series of novels by the great Texas writer Joe R. Lansdale, Hap and Leonard is in no hurry to get to the point — and that’s part of what’s so pleasurable about it. It has been compared in reviews to Justified, probably because of its laid-back characterisations, courtly drawls, […]

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James Purefoy as Hap Collins and Michael Kenneth Williams as Leonard Pine- Hap and Leonard _ Season 1, Gallery - Photo Credit: James Minchin/SundanceTV

SoHo No Longer Hap-less

The biggest mystery about SoHo picking up the “swamp noir” Hap and Leonard is why it’s taken so long. The darkly comic series, based on the novels by Joe Lansdale, went to air in the US in March. In an age when Game of Thrones can screen the same time as it does on HBO, it’s […]

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