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Sony to premiere 'Powers' on PlayStation Network in March

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After years in development and a few different homesPowers is finally set to debut on the PlayStation Network.

Brian Michael Bendis, the co-creator of the comic book series that is the show’s source material, announced that Powers will premiere on the PlayStation Network on March 10.

The first three episodes will debut on March 10, and the first will be available to watch free at playstation.com/powers. The entire first season will be free to watch for PlayStation Plus subscribers. Plus is Sony’s service that allows PlayStation 3, 4, and Vita players to play games online, take advantage of special deals and download new games each month for a yearly fee of $49.99.

After the initial three episodes, a new episode will debut every subsequent Tuesday, and Bendis will appear on Late Night with Seth Meyers tonight to discuss more about the show.

Bendis also announced that a new edition of the first Powers comic will be available beginning Jan. 21 in comic book stores and on Comixology.

Powers, the story of two detectives investigating crimes in a world of superhumans, is the first scripted live-action series produced for Sony’s PlayStation Network. Sharlto Copley, Michelle Forbes, Eddie Izzard, Susan Heyward, Noah Taylor, and Olesya Rulin star in the series.