Last night's 'Bates Motel' premiere earned rave reviews across the board, jump-starting the new franchise to explore a young Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his relationship with his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga), but did you know it wasn't the first attempt to capitalize on a 'Psycho' TV series? NBC first tried with a 1987 'Bates Motel' pilot that featured Bud Cort and a younger Jason Bateman ('Arrested Development') and we have the bizarre pilot for you to check out inside!
At long last, A&E's new horrifying prequel 'Psycho' series 'Bates Motel' has finally premiered, beginning the journey that takes Norman Bates and his troubling mother Norma into the putrid pair that we remember from Alfred Hitchcock's classic film. Along the way, producers Carlton Cuse ('LOST') and writer Kerry Ehrin ('Friday Night Lights') will take us through some terrifying mysteries and dark secrets within the sleepy town, so how would you like to check out a bloody new premiere of the season?
It'll be just after St. Patrick's Day that A&E will sober us all up with the spine-tingling premiere of its 'Psycho' prequel TV series 'Bates Motel,' but you needn't wait for a hangover to wear off to get in on the scares. In advance of the March 18 premiere, A&E has made available the first six minutes of the new series exploring the formative years of 'Psycho' killer Norman Bates, so how would you like a sneak peek? Get an early check-in to 'Bates Motel' inside!
Certainly one of the stronger pilots we've had our eye on all season is that of A&E's forthcoming 'Psycho' prequel TV series 'Bates Motel,' which re-imagines one of cinema's most famous killers in a modern context that charts his development from mama's boy to murderer. As much as we love the creepy posters and teasers, they've only taken us so far, so how would you like to see 'Bates Motel' open for business a bit early? Get a sneak peek with a new trailer and clip inside!
In just about a month's time we'll all go a little mad, as A&E premieres its hotly-anticipated new 'Psycho' prequel TV series 'Bates Motel,' helmed by 'LOST' show-runner Carlton Cuse and written by 'Friday Night Lights' scribe Kerry Ehrin. The series has already won us over with some seriously creepy artwork and trailers, but how would you like an inside look at the 'Bates Motel?' Check out the interactive new website for sneak peek at the new series!
Of all the new dramas hitting TV screens this spring, few have caught our eye as much as A&E's forthcoming 'Psycho' prequel/re-imagining TV series 'Bates Motel,' which puts the iconic Hitchcock killer in a modern context to explore his early relationship with mother Norma Bates. All the posters and teasers we've seen thus far have an eerily ominous vibe to them, so what can we find in the latest trailer from 'Bates Motel'? Get a new look at the Carlton Cuse-helmed series with a fresh trailer inside!
We're still waiting on a full trailer from A&E's forthcoming 'Psycho' prequel TV series 'Bates Motel,' considering the massive mystique and buzz the project has going for it. Developed by 'LOST' showrunner Carlton Cuse, the show chronicles the early days of famed 'Psycho' killer Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) examined in a modern context, but is his relationship with mother Norma (Vera Farmiga) every bit as twisted as we imagine? Check out a creepy new teaser for 'Bates Motel' inside!
Even though we've yet to see a real trailer, and have to wait all the way until March 18 for the official premiere, every subsequent piece of A&E's forthcoming 'Psycho' prequel TV series 'Bates Motel' has us more and more addictively unnerved. Last week we saw some creepy new promos, and got a scoop on the series straight from the cast and crew at the TCA press tour, but are you ready for the latest 'Bates Motel' horror? Check out the creepy new posters inside!
Alongside all the other hotly anticipated premieres and returns of early 2013, we still can't wait to get our hands around A&E's forthcoming 'Psycho' prequel TV series 'Bates Motel.' Recent comments from showrunner Carlton Cuse at the TCA press tour painted 'Psycho' as more inspiration than canon, but the recent 'Bates Motel' previews have teased a creepiness like no other. That unsettling terror returns in three all-new promos for 'Bates Motel,' so check in and check them out inside!
With the Television Critics Association press tours ongoing, earlier today we were treated to the reveal that A&E would in fact premiere its upcoming 'Psycho' prequel TV series 'Bates Motel' on March 18. The series has a considerable amount of buzz going for it, particularly with former 'LOST' show-runner Carlton Cuse at the helm, but Cuse spoke out today that the 'Bates Motel' story in its modern context may not necessarily treat Hitchcock's film as canon. Find out how 'Bates Motel' differs from the source material inside!