All posts by Sheldon Wiebe

NBC, CBS, ABC Team For All-Star Global COVID-19 Special!

ABC, CBS and NBC are partnering for a star-studded 2-hour special celebrating the efforts of first line health workers in the fight against COVID-19.

Curated by Lady Gaga and hosted by Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel, One World: Together At Home will feature performances by some of the biggest names in the world (Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John, Billie eilish, Keith Urban and many more as they raise funds and address the fight against the global pandemis.

One world: Together At Home will air on Saturday, April 18th (8/&C). Details follow.

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HBO, TBS and TNT Give Audiences a Little Action!

HBO, TNT and TBS are highlighting dozens of action movies that are available to stream on HBO, TBS and TNT while staying safe at home.

Titles include (in no particular order): Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, Shazam!, John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum, Black Panther, Shooter and Mr. & Mrs. Smith, among others.

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HBO Documentary KILL CHAIN: THE CYBER WAR ON AMERICA’S ELECTIONS Available To Stream For Free!

HBO is making its documentary film Kill chain: The Cyberwar on America’s Elections available, for free, outside the network’s paywall on HBO.com and YouTube.

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The Film Detective Brings the Comfort of Free Classic Film to Uncertain Times!

The Film Detective (TFD), a classic media streaming network and film archive which restores classic films, is offering a brief escape from these challenging times with the light-hearted side of classic film and television.

During the month of April, TFD will run classic films by the likes of Charlie Chaplin, The Three Stooges, Buster Keaton and Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis.

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Artemis Fowl To Premiere Exclusively on Disney+!

Disney’s Artemis Fowl – the tale of how the world’s greatest (and youngest) criminal mastermind comes into his own – will now premiere on Disney+ (it had been set for theatrical release on May 28th.

The Disney+ premiere date is TBD.

Check out the trailer below.

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Juan Giménez, Legendary Artist on The Metabarons, Dies of COVID-19 Complications!

The Metabarons Hardcover – Written by Alejandro Jodorowsky and illustrated by Juan Giménez – Courtesy of Humanoids.

Juan Giménez – the legendary artist who worked with Alejandro Jodorowsky on the classic Metabarons Saga (distributed by Humanoids) – has died of COVID-19 complications. He was 75.

Humanoids paid tribute to him in a statement released today.

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BAD IDEA Creates Financial Relief Fund for Retailers, Doubles Production for Rescheduled Company Launch and Beyond!

With the coronavirus shutting down the comics industry for the foreseeable future, new comic publisher Bad Idea has had to rejig its release strategy – but in the meantime, the company has set up a relief fund to help comics shops.

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AXS TV TO BROADCAST THE STAR-STUDDED COMEDY GIVES BACK LAUGH AID BENEFIT EVENT!

Saturday, April 4th, comedians will perform in a TV special/fundraiser called comedy Gives Back Laugh Aid.

The four-hour-plus special event, airing on AXS TV, will raise funds for Comedy Gives Back COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund.

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PBS American Portrait Shares How Americans Are Adapting To The Coronavirus Pandemic!

PBS has announced the premiere date for a new special – In This Together: A PBS American Portrait – that will share how Americans are adapting to the coronavirus pandemic.

In This Together: A PBS American Portrait will air on Friday, May 8th – and will begin streaming on all station-branded PBS platforms, including PBS.org and the PBS Video App, available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube TV and Chromecast, simultaneously.

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