Category Archives: Television

Starz To Air #ThatsHarrassment Film Camaign In Primetime!

Starz will air the six films that compose the #ThatsHarrassment campaign as a half-hour primetime special on Friday, January 26th (8:30/7:30C and 11/10C).

The films, which take place in various professional settings in which sexual harassment can occur, depict different scenarios where men in positions of power cross the line.

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Reasonable Facsimilies Trailer: A Stupid and Futile Gesture!

A Supid and Futile Gesture – Modern Doug (Martin Mull) – Photo courtesy of Netflix.

A Stupid and Futile Gesture is the story of Doug Kenney, the creator of National Lampoon.

The new trailer features Martin Mull – as Modern Doug – noting that the actors playing several key roles don’t look much like the originals – in that dry, slightly nasty manner that Mull has perfected over decades of comedy genius.

A Stupid and Futile Gesture premieres on Netflix on Friday, January 26th.

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NBC Kicks Off Sunday Night Family Viewing Programming with American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. The World and Timeless!

TIMELESS — “The War to End All Wars” Episode 201 — Pictured: (l-r) Abigail Spencer as Lucy Preston, Malcolm Barrett as Rufus Carlin, Matt Lanter Wyatt Logan — (Photo by: Justin Lubin/NBC)

NBC is setting out to create strong family-friendly viewing on Sundays – beginning with the annual three-hour American Ninja Warrior: USA Vs. the World special on March 11th (7/6C).

Family viewing continues Sunday, March 18 with the second-season premiere of the hit alternative series “Little Big Shots,” hosted by Steve Harvey, and the debut of the Neil Patrick Harris-led gameshow “Genius Junior.” That will be followed by the second season premiere (by popular demand) of “Timeless,” whose 10-episode season will air each week at 10 p.m. Sundays.

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You Weren’t In The Tank Trailer: Absentia!

Absentia centers on FBI agent Emily Byrne (Katic). While hunting one of Boston’s most notorious serial killers, Agent Byrne disappears without a trace and is declared dead. Six years later, Emily is found in a cabin in the woods, barely alive, and with no memory of the years she was missing. Returning home to learn her husband has remarried and her son is being raised by another woman, she soon finds herself implicated in a new series of murders.

An Amazon Original, Absentia – starring Stan Katic – premieres all ten episodes on Amazon Prime on February 2nd.

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One Last Lesson Trailer – As Star Wars Rebels Begin Run To Series Finale In February!

Photo credit: ©Lucasfilm Ltd.

Ian McDiarmid reprises his role as Emperor Palpatine as Star Wars Rebels begins its final episodes – and our favorite rebels race to rescue Hera.

The final episodes of Star Wars Rebels will unfold over three weeks, with two back-to-back episodes premiering every Monday night on Disney XD, until its epic 90-minute conclusion on MONDAY, MARCH 5 (8:30/7:30C).

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The World of Bright: A Netflix Featurette!

Bright – Tikka (Lucy Fry) and Leilah (Noomi Rapace) – Photo courtesy of Netflix.

The world of Netflix’s Bright is one where Elven, Human and Orcish cultures collide in a nasty urban environment (well, except for the Elves who have taken over a part of downtown Los Angeles and made it pretty spiffy).

The World of Netflix is a new video showing what went into the making of the film. Fascinating stuff…

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There’s a Supernatural War Brewin’ Trailer: Ash vs. Evil Dead: Season 3!

Ash is back and about to take on the greatest challenge of his life. Not Ruby; not the evil dead… fatherhood!

Yup. Ash has a daughter he never knew about until her mother died and left her in his utterly disreputable charge. (Plus, there’s a supernatural war a-brewin’ – or have we mentioned that already?).

Ash vs. Evil Dead: Season 3 premieres on Starz on February 25th (9/8C).

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Beyond: Season Two – Something Came Through!

BEYOND – Freeforms’s “Beyond” Cast – Charlie (Eden Brolin), Jeff (Jeff Pierre), Willa (Dilan Gwyn), Holden (Burkely Duffield), Diane (Romy Rosemont), Tom (Michael McGrady), and Luke (Jonathan Whitesell) – Photo by Craig Siodin/ Courtesy of Freeform.

Season one of Beyond (Freeform, Thursdays 8/7C),  ended with Holden and Willa returning from The Realm thinking they’d saved the world – and proved that contact with the dead was not possible after all.

They were only part right.

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SundanceTV Announces Event Programming for Black History Month!

SundanceTV will air a series of special programs during Black History Month. It’s February programming includes the history-making Roots miniseries; Roots: The Next Generation and Queen (final chapter of Alex Haley’s Roots story).

Also included will be bio film Malcolm X, Rosewood, The Color Purple and Ghosts of Mississippi.

Hap and Leonard stars Michael Kenneth White and Louis Gossett Jr. will provide will provide interstitial commentary on a range of topics relating to SundanceTV’s Black History Month programming.

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AXS Moves 6th Season Premiere of The Big Interview with Dan Rather!

AXS is shifting the sixth season premiere of The Big Interview with Dan Rather from February 27th to March 13th (9/6PT). – when the series will premiere with Rather interviewing Robert Plant.

Other highlights include Robby Krieger and John Densmore of The Doors, Shania Twain and John Mellencamp.

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