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T.V. Show of The Week for Sept. 14-20

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The T.V. Show of The Week for September 14th-20th is Bates Motel. Bates Motel is an American drama thriller television series developed for television by Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin  and Anthony Cipriano, produced by Universal Television for A&E. The series, being a ”Contemporary prequel” to Hitchcock’s 1960 film Psycho, depicts the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior  in the film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series begins after the death of Norma’s husband, when she purchases a motel located in a coastal Oregon town so she and Norman can start a new life.

The series is filmed outside of Vancouver in Aldergrove, British Columbia, along with other locations within the Fraser Valley of British Columbia  and premiered on March 18, 2013, at 10pm ET/PT A&E chose to skip a pilot of the series, opting to go straight-to-series by ordering a 10-episode first season. On April, 2013, A&E renewed Bates Motel for a second season, which aired from March 3rd to May 5th, 2014. On April 7,2014, Bates Motel was renewed for a 10-episode third season

Bates Motel second season trailer above.

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bates_Motel_(TV_series)

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