Category Archives: Television

FOX Sets Premiere Dates for The Moodys Three-Night Holiday Event!

FOX has set the premiere dates for the three-night holiday event, The Moodys – the story of one family’s efforts to have ‘the perfect holiday.’

The Moodys will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, December 4th – followed with back-to-back episodes on Monday, December 9th and Tuesday, December 10th.

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HBO Max Orders Docu-Series The Ho’s!

HBO Max has ordered a doc-series – The Ho’s (working title) – about a Vietnamese/American family that has made good on a Crazy Rich Asians level (some of the family relationships also put me in mind of a real-life Dallas).

The first season of The Ho’s will consist of eight 30-minute episodes. Premiere date to be determined.

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The Times They Are A Changing Trailer: The Crown: Season 3!

The first trailer for season three of Netflix’s The Crown fins Queen Elizabeth II (now played by Broadchurch’s Olivia Colman) facing the 25th anniversary of her coronation and wondering if her reign has meant anything at all.

Set to a haunting cover of Bob Dylan’s The Times They Are A Changing, the trailer gives us a look at the way times have changed – and the way that duty must endure.

The queen: Season 3 premieres on November 17th.

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Any of Them Black!? Trailer: American Son!

It’s 3 am on a rainy night in South Florida, and mother Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) paces anxiously in a police station waiting room as she tries to piece together what may have happened to her missing son.

Based on the acclaimed Broadway play, and also featuring reprised roles by Jeremy Jordan and Eugene Lee, AMERICAN SON is an emotional depiction of modern day race dynamics and systemic tensions.

Watch American Son, only on Netflix, on November 1st.

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Things Are Getting Weird Trailer: Hulu’s Dollface!

In Dollface – the new comedy series from Hulu – Jules (Kat Dennings (Thor, 2 Broke Girls) is unexpectedly dumped by her boyfriend of five years and discovers that she’s let her friendships with other women evaporate. As she tries to rectify that situation, she has to contend with both real life and own vivid imagination.

Dollface premieres on Hulu on November 15th.

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HBO Max Acquires US Streaming Rights to Studio Ghibli Films!

HBO Max has acquired the U.S. streaming rights to the films of Studio Ghibli – the Japanese studio responsible for award-winning films like Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro.

This the first time Studio Ghibli’s films have been licensed to a streaming service.

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BAFTA LOS ANGELES ANNOUNCES HOST, PRESENTERS, AND REDESIGNED AWARD FOR THE 2019 BRITISH ACADEMY BRITANNIA AWARDS!

BAFTA Los Angeles has announced its host, presenters and newly redesigned awards for the 2019 Britannia Awards – to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Friday, October 25th and streamed live to Canada and the U.S.  by Britbox.

Presenters include Vin Diesel, Donald Glover, Lupita Nyong’o, John C. Reilly and Kerry Washington – and the show will be hosted by British comedian James Veitch.

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Netflix Acquires Award-Winning Bone Graphic Novels for Animated Series!

Netflix has acquired the rights to Jeff Smith’s iconic comics series, Bone with plans to adapt it for animation. Smith is attached to the project.

The series – which won multiple Eisner and Harvey Awards – follows the iconic Bone cousins on an adventure through a vast, uncharted desert and into a mysterious valley filled with wonderful and terrifying creatures.

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