Category: TV News

The Utter Inevitability of the Roseanne Controversy

Somebody said something bad on Twitter and got punished for it. I’m still letting that sink in. Roseanne Barr cracked a truly awful joke and hours later her show was canceled, wiping out the jobs […]

Three Possible Explanations for Why Fox Decided to Cancel Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Update 5-12: Brooklyn Nine-Nine has been saved. Season 6 will air on NBC. Huzzah! TV shows get canceled. Fans get upset. That’s just, like, the law. Sometimes, however, those upset fans cry out in such […]

Blumhouse Is Doing a Horror Anthology Series for Hulu With a Holiday Twist

Consider me intrigued. From io9: Hulu and Blumhouse are teaming up to make Into the Dark, a 12-part horror series where each episode will take place around a holiday—starting with Halloween, of course. At today’s […]

What to Expect from Hulu’s J.J. Abrams/Stephen King Series Castle Rock

With Westworld rounding a creative corner and turning into the series it was always meant to be, producer J.J. Abrams has a new mystery box narrative to set up. This time, it will be on […]

The Guys Who Made Powerless Now Get to Make a Harley Quinn Animated Series. Is That a Good Match?

Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker and Dean Lorey have just been hired by Warner Bros. to producer 26 half-hour episodes of a Harley Quinn animated series to launch on DC’s stand-alone streaming service next year. According […]

Harvey Weinstein, Louis C.K. & The “Witch Hunt” Argument

I went to bed last night reading Louis C.K.’s admission of guilt in response to the allegations of sexual misconduct made against him by five female comedians. I woke up this morning to headlines touting […]

Boycotts, Buyouts & New Star Wars – Disney’s Busy Week, Explained

I don’t know what Rian Johnson’s new Skywalker-less Star Wars trilogy is going to be about. Those more versed in Wars lore than me, specifically Collider’s Jedi Council, speculate with 95-99% certainty it will be […]

Let’s Finally Talk About This Quantum Leap Movie

I have been putting this off and putting this off. At this point, it’s barely even news anymore, but if you haven’t heard: That’s what show creator Donald Bellisario, with Scott Bakula by his side, […]

Reminder: Titans & Young Justice Will Also Be Used to Launch a Streaming Service

This is how TV is in 2017: The networks hate airing shows they don’t actually own. They’re all terrified of Netflix. And they all want to have their own subscription streaming service (eventually). Basically, it’s […]

The Emmys and Beyond: The Best (and Worst) TV I Watched This Year

Whenever the Primetime Emmy Awards roll around, bloggers have various obvious tracks they can take. There’s the tried-and-true predictions list, usually broken down into who will win versus who should win. There’s the snubs list […]