Tag: TV

Rapper Common Will Join Rashida Jones, Tim Robbins, Rebecca Ferguson And David Oyelowo In Apple’s New Sci-Fi Series, ‘Wool’

While Apple TV+’s biggest original titles might just be their more grounded comedies and dramas like Mystic Quest, The Morning Show, and Ted Lasso, the streaming service seems to be making a sharp pivot away from the mundane and diving headfirst into the wondrous worlds of science fiction and fantasy. In addition to Foundation, Invasion, […]

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Weekend Preview: ‘Succession’ And ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Are Bringing Killers Back

Succession (Sunday, HBO 9:00pm) — Well, well, well. Jeremy Strong’s Kendall lit this seriously screwed-up family on fire during the last season finale. As a result, Brian Cox’s Logan Roy is ready to go “full f*cking beast,” and that means a lot of things, but one important one: it’s time for everyone to f*ck off. […]

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Kali Uchis’ Video for ‘If It Is To Be’ Takes You Into The Animated Ancient World of ‘Maya and the Three’

Netflix’s Maya And The Three is a nine-part animated series inspired by the vibrant mythology of the Aztecs, Mayas, Incas, and modern-day Caribbean culture. While the series premieres on October 22nd, the first song by Kali Uchis from the soundtrack is here and the video serves as a preview for a show that is certainly […]

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Jerry Bruckheimer On ‘Top Gun,’ Never Making A Marvel Movie, And Season Two Of ‘Hightown’

Mega-producer Jerry Bruckheimer is an outlier in an industry of ever-shifting tastes that’s always searching for new power brokers with a hot hand. He has staying power, with a name synonymous for big things — be they on-screen explosions, hero shots, or box office favorites like Bad Boys, Pirates Of The Caribean, Con Air, and […]

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Netflix Has Fired The Organizer Of A Trans Employee Walkout That Was Sparked By The Dave Chappelle Controversy

The Dave Chappelle controversy just keeps getting worse for Netflix. The streaming giant has reportedly fired the organizer of the trans employee walkout set for October 20. Calling it a “day of rest,” trans employees were encouraged to not report to work in an effort to let Netflix know that “we challenge the very principles […]

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‘Squid Game’ Creator Hwang Dong-hyuk Teases Season 2: ‘There Are A Lot Of Possibilities Out There For Season Two Storylines’

The success of Netflix’s Squid Game cannot be overstated. Since hitting the streaming service last month, the survival drama has skyrocketed to Netflix’s most watched series of all time, crashing websites, garnering plenty of Emmy buzz, and spawning real-life versions of show’s dark competition as it blazes the trail for Korean television in North America. […]

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The ‘Big Mouth’ Season 5 Trailer Has Love Bugs, Hate Worms, And A Ripped Kumail Nanjiani

Through the first four seasons of Big Mouth, there’s been hormone monsters, shame wizards, depression kitties, anxiety mosquitos, and f*ck gremlins. Season five introduces two new monsters to the mix: love bugs and hate worms. The new characters will make things difficult for Big Mouth‘s hormone-struck teens. “Nick’s lovebug, Walter pushes Nick to pursue his […]

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Bo Burnham’s ‘Inside (The Songs)’ Isn’t A Comedy Album, According To The Grammys

Bo Burnham’s Inside is one of the year’s most talked-about comedy specials, and similarly, the soundtrack album, Inside (The Songs), is inarguably 2021’s biggest comedy album. It’s currently No. 1 on the Billboard Comedy Albums chart and has been for 18 weeks, the entire time it’s been on the chart. It also became his first […]

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‘Succession’ Star Brian Cox Has Two Words (And They’re Not ‘F*ck Off’) To Describe His Distaste For Fox News

While stopping by CNBC to promote the upcoming season premiere of Succession Season 3, Brian Cox weighed in on the current state of the American media landscape, and he is clearly not a fan of Fox News. On the hit HBO series Cox plays Logan Roy, a Rupert Murdoch-esque titan who lords over a media […]

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Succession’s Third Season Exposes the Dark Soul of a Corporation

Clearly high all the time but hiding it, Kendall barrels forth on his quest to take down Logan on a mission that, almost as soon as the big moment has passed, seems ill-conceived. Jeremy Strong is perfect as the dark Kendall. Clearly high all the time but hiding it, he barrels forth on his quest […]

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‘Jeopardy!’ Champion Matt Amodio Cleared The Air About Speculation He Lost On Purpose

Matt Amodio’s time on Jeopardy! (for now) is done. At least until the next Tournament of Champions. But the Ph. D student still has plenty of people talking about his $1.5 million, 388-day run on the show as Jeopardy! champion. Given just how consistent he was in cruising past contestants to build up that historic […]

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A New ‘Hawkeye’ TV Spot Previews A Double Helping Of Episodes Before Thanksgiving

In the aptly titled preview, “Change of Plans,” Disney+ reveals that its upcoming Hawkeye series will switch things up a bit when it premieres the day before Thanksgiving. According to the new video, Hawkeye will drop two episodes on November 24, which is practically a whole Marvel movie to enjoy over the holiday. There’s also […]

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‘Squid Game’ Sure Turned Out To Be A (Relatively) Inexpensive Hit For Netflix

As the Dave Chappelle controversy continues to engulf Netflix, employees have been sharing internal conversations at the streaming giant, and what they reportedly reveal (according to Bloomberg) is a surprising bit of information about how much return Netflix is getting on its massive investments — and one of its smallest. In a new Bloomberg report […]

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Netflix Top Brass Is Still Trying To Defend Dave Chappelle’s New Special As Its Employees Revolt

Netflix hasn’t had a great week. On one hand, one of their newest programs, Dave Chappelle’s latest stand-up special The Closer, is the talk of the town. On the other, a lot of that talk is negative, and it’s even coming from their employees. The beloved comic once again went off on the LGTBQ+ community, […]

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Matt Amodio Has A Really ‘Boring’ Answer For What He’s Going To Do With All Of His $1.5 Million ‘Jeopardy!’ Money

Matt Amodio’s Jeopardy! streak came to a sudden and shocking end on Monday, but that’s nothing to sneeze at: With 38 consecutive wins, he has the second longest run in the game show’s history, ahead of James Holzhauer’s 33 wins but way behind Ken Jennings’ 74. In that time — only nine days of shooting, […]

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Larry David Is Here For Humanity (But Not People) In The ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Season 11 Trailer

Hot on the heels of Larry David’s story about turning up at Jimmy Kimmel’s house, the curmudgeon is back for Curb Your Enthusiasm in the Season 11 trailer. And if we’ve ever needed some insight from the Seinfeld co-creator on the state of humanity, the time would be now (because of, obviously, humanity’s inept handling […]

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The New ‘Saved By The Bell’ Series — Which Is Pretty Good, We Swear — Gets A Season 2 Trailer

After making its debut during Thanksgiving 2020, the new Saved By The Bell series is coming back for a second season just in time for this year’s Turkey Day. Peacock announced Season 2 in a new trailer that will bring everyone up to speed before unveiling what’s in store for both the old and new […]

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Succession’s White-Collar Criminals

Jennifer: Well, shredding the documents proves someone knew it was bad. But you can’t show how high up the chain it went. Alex: Ah, right. White-collar crime is interesting because it does seem identity-dependent, right? Like committing a crime while wearing a business suit. Not like if you put on a suit and murder someone, […]

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Netflix Has Reinstated The Employee Who Criticized Dave Chappelle’s Trans Jokes In His New Special

Dave Chappelle may be enjoying the uproar caused by his trans jokes in his sixth Netflix special, but there are plenty who’ve disagreed with him. One was Terra Field, a Netflix who took to Twitter over the weekend to denounce the comic, saying his dehumanization of trans people like her leads to violence. On Monday, […]

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The (Alleged) Numbers For ‘Squid Game’ Are In, And Netflix Is Claiming It’s Even Bigger Than ‘Bridgerton’

Perhaps you’ve heard of this Squid Game program. The world (and that includes subtitle-phobic America) has been losing their minds for the grim and gory South Korean show about a dystopia in which the cash-strapped enter deadly games to win money. It’s so incredibly, absurdly popular that Netflix was sued in the show’s native country […]

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Dean Cain Thinks That Superman Coming Out As Bisexual ‘Isn’t Bold or Brave’

While the comic book industry has made major strides towards greater representation over the course of the last decade or so, there’s no denying yesterday’s Superman news was monumental. To celebrate National Coming Out Day, DC comics announced their current Superman, Clark Kent and Lois Lane’s son, Jon Kent, is bisexual, and will be entering […]

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What’s On Tonight: ‘Chucky’ Launches His Murder-Doll Series, And ‘Stargirl’ Takes A Road Trip

Chucky: Season 1 (SYFY and USA, 10:00pm) — The good-bad news is that the O.G. homicidal doll shall never die. Granted, a mid-2020 teaser that kept things very mysterious regarding who would voice Chucky, but this trailer puts that mystery to rest. Mark Hamill may have been the most recent Chucky, but original voice actor […]

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‘Alien’ Director Ridley Scott On The Upcoming ‘Alien’ TV Series: ‘It’ll Never Be As Good As The First One’

In a new interview to promote his latest film, The Last Duel starring Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, iconic director Ridley Scott weighed in on the news that Noah Hawley is bringing a live-action Alien series to FX. Despite Hawley hewing close to the original film’s anti-capitalist message, Scott has his concerns about the undertaking, […]

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A Popular Twitch Streamer Known As ‘Squid Game’ Lost Access To Her Instagram Account Thanks To The Popular Netflix Series

What if the handle you came up with years ago suddenly shares the same title with the world’s most popular new TV show? That’s what happened to a Twitch streamer who just happens to be named “squidgame” — and who found herself locked out of her Instagram account just as the Netflix show of the […]

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The Golden Globes Are Still Happening In 2022, Even Though NBC Still Won’t Be Airing It

The Golden Globes have long been a staple of awards season. It’s the less respected, far drunker answer to both the Oscars and the Emmys. But last year they ran into a major pickle. Long-simmering frustrations about the Hollywood Foreign press Association’s lack of diversity, even outright racism finally came to a head. Talent boycotted […]

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Here’s How Matt Amodio’s Historic ‘Jeopardy!’ Run Came To An End

Though recent months have been filled with controversy and drama for Jeopardy! it was the run of Matt Amodio that brought new life to the syndicated game show. As fans and critics spoke out about its hosting crisis, Amodio cruised to victories reminiscent of James Holzhauer, putting up big numbers on his way to more […]

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Netflix And Walmart Are Teaming Up To Sell ‘Squid Game,’ ‘Stranger Things,’ And Other Netflix Original Series Merchandise

Looking for your very own “red light, green light” doll from Squid Game? While I can’t tell you you won’t get a few nervous eye raises from all your future visitors, I can tell you that you might just be in luck. According to The Washington Journal, Netflix is teaming up with Walmart to create […]

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What’s On Tonight: ‘We’re Here’ And ‘The Babysitter’s Club’ Come Home, And ‘9-1-1’ Spreads Chaos At Homecoming

We’re Here (HBO, 9:00pm) — Nope, you’re not looking at a photo of Beyoncé. This ^^ would be the fabulous Shangela (of RuPaul’s Drag Race fame), who’s back with the rest of the Queens (including Bob and Eureka) in Spartanburg, South Carolina after COVID interrupted the first round. In Season 2, the trio will continue […]

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