All posts by Sheldon Wiebe

The Walking Dead Keep Rising!

Alanna Masterson as Tara Chambler, Danai Gurira as Michonne, Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes, Chandler Riggs as Carl Grimes, Jason Douglas as Tobin, Ross Marquand as Aaron, Christian Serratos as Rosita Espinosa,  – The Walking Dead _ Season 7, Episode 9 – Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

The Walking Dead continues to dominate the ratings, big time. Its seventh season mid-season premiere showed increases from its mid-season finale in key demographics – to the tune of a 5% increase in toital viewers and a 3% increase in the 18-49 demo.

NFL Sunday? No contest! The Big Bang Theory? Not even close!

Outside of the Super Bowl, TWD continues to reign supreme.

For all the numbers, read on…

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The Great Wall: Great Movie? No! Great Fun? Yes!

Global superstar MATT DAMON is William Garin in Legendary’s “The Great Wall.” Directed by Zhang Yimou (“Hero,” “House of Flying Daggers”) Universal Pictures.

Zhang Yimou’s The Great Wall is the first Chinese big budget movie that is targeted at a global audience. It has a number of Chinese stars and one major American star and tells a story that brings East and West cultures together in an uncomfortable co-operation against a foe that, should it feed enough, could put the entire world at risk.

With The Great Wall Zhang Yimou has become, in essence, the Chinese Cecil B. DeMille. He’s constructed an epic adventure with a cast of thousands. If the plot and dialogue aren’t always brilliant, the scale of the story and the action definitely make up for that – and it looks amazing!

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Hunter Exam Phase 4 At Center of Hunter X Hunter Volume 2!

Hunter X Hunter is the story of ambitious would-be Hunter Gon – Hunters are a special breed, dedicated to tracking down treasures, magical beasts, and even other people. But such pursuits require a license, and less than one in a hundred thousand can pass the grueling qualification exam.

In the about-to-be-released Hunter X Hunter, Gon and his friends face their greatest challenge yet – stealing ID badges from the other Hunter candidates without being caught. If they fail to get a single badge, they fail!

Hunter X Hunter Vol. 2 will be in stores – on Blu-ray and DVD – on February 28th.

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Shadowhunters Winter Finale Set for March!

SHADOWHUNTERS – “By The Light Of Dawn” (Freeform/John Medland)
HARRY SHUM JR., KATHERINE MCNAMARA

The winter finale of Shadowhunters finds Clary facing a wortd of trouble as Valentine’s plan is in full effect.

By the Light of Dawn, the show’s winter finale, will air on Monday, March 6th (Freeform, 8/7C).

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Cartoon Network Weather for Monday, March 6: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs!

When 2009’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs became a hit – and the sequel also did really well, there was talk of turning the property into an animated TV series – and so it has been.

The Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs series takes place before giant food rains down on Swallow Falls. Sardines are still the driving force behind the town’s booming economy. Favorite character Flint Lockwood returns as a teenager trying to change the world one invention at a time.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs will premiere on Cartoon Network on Monday, March 6th 95:30/4:30C).

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Santiago To Star In CBS Drama Salvation!

Santiago Cabrera (The Musketeers) has signed on to star in CBS’ new drama series Salvation.

He will play charming but egocentric tech billionaire Darius who is about to face his biggest challenge – helping save the world from an approaching asteroid.

Salvation is slated to air over Summer 2017.

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Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta Comes To Home Video!

Julieta, Pedro Almodóvar’s film about ‘a brokenhearted woman who faces the painful mystery of her long alienation from her daughter,’ is coming to home video on March 21st.

Bonus material includes two featurettes on the Blu-ray and DVD release, and three featurettes on the Digital HD release.

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Ghost in the Shell Fans To Get First Look In IMAX Event!

Fans of Ghost in the Shell will be given a chance to take an early look at the live action adaptation of the classic anime – in IMAX® – on February 28th.

Paramount Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures and IMAX present a one-night-only event featuring an exclusive first look at stunning film footage exclusively in IMAX® theatres across 14 North American cities with select international markets and dates to follow.

Attendees will receive a limited edition poster and have the opportunity to capture their experience in a film-centric experiential photo booth — Becoming the Major.

Tickets are available now.

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SundanceTV Celebrates Black History Month With Roots 4-Day Event!

Roots (1977) — Louis Gossett Jr., LeVar Burton

SundanceTV is celebrating Black History Month and the 40th Anniversary of the original Roots miniseries from 1977 with a four-day event.

Beginning on Saturday, February 25th, the network will air the original Roots miniseries and its 1979 sequel, Roots: The Next Generations.

Frequently named as one of the most important works in scripted television in history, “Roots,” won 9 Emmy® awards, a Golden Globe award, a Peabody award, and still stands as the most watched miniseries in the U.S.

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Dark Horse Deluxe Expands The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Figure Collection at Toy Fair 2017!

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt figures Geralt of Rivia, Dandelion, and Shani. Photo courtesy of Dark Horse

Dark Horse Deluxe will have three new figures from The Witcher on display at Toy Fair 2017: Geralt of Rivia, Dandelion, and Shani. All three figures are slated for release in September.

Toy Fair 2017 will be held from February 18th-21st at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

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