Month: January 2020

Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet Review: Gamers Finally Get the Comedy They Deserve

[embedded content] The video game industry hasn’t really been given a fair shake on television; it’s usually treated as a space for nerds, bros, and Mountain Dew-crushing, pimple-popping, mustard gas-farting, basement-dwelling losers despite its place as one of the most profitable businesses in the entertainment industry. I’m still mad at the 2011 ABC series Man …

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Star Trek: Picard’s Isa Briones Teases Soji’s ‘Dysfunctional’ Relationship with Narek

[Warning: The post contains spoilers from Thursday’s episode of Star Trek: Picard, titled “Maps and Legends.” Read at your own risk.] We’re starting to get a clearer picture of the Romulans’ mysterious connection to the Borg in Star Trek: Picard and it’s a doozy. Thursday’s episode of the CBS All Access series revealed a startling …

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Netflix’s 2020 Originals: A Complete Guide to the New Series and Movies

Netflix’s annual tradition of flooding your to-be-watched queue is already underway! It’s 2020 now, and it seems like the streaming service is already doing its darndest to match that number when it comes to its Netflix Originals output — OK, that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but just a bit. Even if you’re still playing …

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Marvel’s Howard the Duck, Tigra & Dazzler: Plans for Hulu Animated Series Cancelled

by Regina Avalos, January 27, 2020 Plans for two Marvel animated series set for Hulu have been canceled. Marvel’s Howard the Duck and Tigra & Dazzler will not be seen on the streaming service, per a Deadline report. In recent weeks, Tigra & Dazzler had its issues. The series lost both its showrunner and writing …

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Katharine McPhee: Returning to TV!

Katharine McPhee is returning to the small screen.  The beloved actress and musician will lead the cast of Netflix comedy Country Comfort, according to TV Line.  Netflix handed out a straight-to-series order for the multi-camera sitcom which finds the actress “as a modern-day, country-tinged version of Fran Drescher’s iconic au pair” from the hit TV …

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Grey’s Anatomy Round Table: The Crossover Flopped, But Chandra Wilson Delivered!

The special two-hour Station 19/Grey’s Anatomy crossover took place, but all of our favorites survived the ordeal. On Grey’s Anatomy Season 16 Episode 10, there was an engagement, another lawsuit, and a rite of passage for the latest residents. Join TV Fanatics Meaghan Frey, Paul Dailly, Jasmine Blu, and Grey’s Fanatic Berea Orange. Did the …

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McMillions Review: HBO Docuseries Is a Delicious Look at a Ridiculous Scam

RELATED STORIES Even if you already know the story of the rigged McDonald’s Monopoly game (which was covered extensively by The Daily Beast in 2018), HBO’s McMillions documentary series is a fun, informative and highly entertaining look into one strange scam. The basic details are this: From 1989 to 2001, ex-cop Jerome “Jerry” Jacobson rigged the …

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Sorry For Your Loss, Limetown: Facebook Watch Cancels Scripted Series

by Jessica Pena, January 17, 2020 Facebook Watch is making some major cuts. Deadline reports the streaming service is cancelling both Sorry For Your Loss and Limetown. A dark comedy, Sorry For Your Loss stars Elizabeth Olsen as “a young widow struggling to put her life back together after her husband’s loss.” The cast also includes Kelly Marie Tran, Jovan …

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