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Joe Alaskey, Actor, 1952 – 2016

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2016
Mark Evanier reports that veteran voice actor Joe Alaskey passed away on February 3, 2016, at the age of 63 due to cancer. Mr. Alaskey’s career in voiceover began as an impressionist, making his mark to replicate Jackie Gleason to fix audio in re-discovered episodes of the classic TV sitcom The Honeymooners. His impersonation eventually […]
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Networks Collide: Supergirl And Flash To Crossover

by Peter Paltridgeon February 3, 2016
It’s true: The Flash is about to Speed Force out of his own network and travel to the land of procedurals and weak comedies. He’ll guest-star in an episode of Supergirl, to air this March. Ever since it became known that Supergirl was being produced by the same creative team that brings us The CW’s […]

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The Ultimate Simpsons Screenshot Machine: The Frinkiac

by Peter Paltridgeon February 3, 2016
Wired reports that the world’s most advanced search engine dedicated to nothing but finding Simpsons quotes has now launched. Called Frinkiac (guh-hay), it boasts a database of over three million screenshots from the first 15 years of the series, plus every quote anyone might be looking for to garnish those shots. Frinkiac was created by […]
Archer Sets March Debut With Archer – P.I. Trailer

Archer Sets March Debut With Archer – P.I. Trailer

by Alex Beanon February 1, 2016
Hopefully, a] you know all your “Magnum, P.I.” references and b] you know “Magnum, P.I.” – because it might come in handy when viewing this trailer released today by FX announcing the march 31, 2016 debut of “Archer”…

This comic image released by Archie Comics shows Veronica, left, Archie, center, and Betty, characters from the Archie's comic book series. Archie Comics announced Thursday that Warner Bros. will produce a live-action film based on the comic's characters, including Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead. It will be the first feature film for the 72-year-old comic. (AP Photo/Archie Comics)

The CW Picks Up Riverdale For Pilot

by Alex Beanon January 30, 2016
The CW network has picked up “Riverdale” for a pilot episode this year and potential series next year. “Riverdale” – the hometown of the iconic “Archie” comic book series – is set in the present day and based on the Archie Comics characters, primarily Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and their friends, who explore small town […]

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Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill to Return as Batman and the Joker in “Justice League Action”

by Ed Liuon January 29, 2016
Cartoon Network has announced Justice League Action, a new animated series set to premiere on Cartoon Network. Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill will reprise their roles as Batman and the Joker, respectively, along with James Woods as Lex Luthor and Diedrich Bader as Booster Gold. Butch Lukic, Alan Burnett, and Jim Krieg will serve as […]

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Abe Vigoda, Actor 1921-2016

by Dan Collinson January 28, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter reports that actor Abe Vigoda died on Tuesday in his home in New Jersey. He was 94. Vigoda was best known to TV audiences as Detective Sgt. Phil Fish on the 70s sitcom Barney Miller from 1975-1977, and starred in the show’s spin-off, titled Fish, from 1977-1978. His other TV credits include […]
Stanford To Colbert: Spider-Man Is Plausible

Stanford To Colbert: Spider-Man Is Plausible

by Alex Beanon January 28, 2016
Late night talk show host Stephen Colbert made two mistakes on a recent episode of his show – first, claiming that Spider-Man’s superhero actions of climbing vertical surfaces was not plausible and second, basing that statement on research from Cambridge University. Stanford begs to differ….