Premiere date: April 30 (STARZ)
Why we're excited: When Neil Gaiman first published American Gods in 2001, The Washington Post wrote about the sci-fi road trip like it was almost too good to be true: "Mystery, satire, sex, horror, poetic prose -- American Gods uses all these to keep the reader turning the pages." Bryan Fuller's take, about an ex-convict who finds himself amid a battle of relevancy between deities old and new, similarly pledges to be a riveting envelope-pusher. Sex, race, politics, and religion are all part of the package.
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