The upcoming new Batman-themed origin series, “Gotham”, on Fox has cast the role of the young Commissioner Gordon. Ben Mackenzie [“The O.C.”] will play Detective James Gordon, who goes on later to become Gotham’s Commissioner Gordon in Batman lore. “Gotham” is expected to debut later in 2014.
Nickelodeon has granted the world another season of “Rabbids Invasion”. The popular animated television show based on the Ubisoft video games “Raving Rabbids” will receive 26 new half-hour episodes for its second season on the network. Season Two of “Rabbids Invasion” on Nickelodeon will debut some time in mid-2014.
More fictional monsters will be making their way to the SyFy cable network as a drama series based on the Old English epic poem, “Beowulf”, is being developed. In the ancient Scandinavian poem, the hero Beowulf is called upon to protect the Danish king from being attacked by the monster Grendel. Beowulf slays Grendel, which […]
A female medical student who works in the coroner’s office has turned into a zombie which gives her access to the brains she needs to eat but also gives her the nightmares and memories of the corpse brains she eats, allowing her to solve – with the help of her medical examiner boss and a […]
Everybody knows about Marvel’s version of avenging superheroes called The Avengers, but now there’s a new avenger on the block and he – or she – is called, simply, “The Avenger”. Based on a 1939 pulp novel series revolving around a wealthy “adventurer” named Richard Benson who decides to stop “adventuring” and settle down only […]
Author Donald J. Sobol wrote the “Encyclopedia Brown” boy detective novel series that became popular in the 1960s and 1970s and eventually became a television series – albeit short-lived – on HBO in 1989. Now the series – about a teenage boy with encyclopedic knowledge who solves crimes with the help of a police chief […]
If “Arrow” could do it, so can The Flash – at least that’s the thinking going on over at Warner Bros., where it was officially announced that, thanks to the success from last year’s “Arrow” television series on their CW network, they will be bringing a similar series based on the DC Comics’ super-speedy superhero […]
“What Does S.H.I.E.L.D. stand for? Strategic Homeland Intervention whatever, whatever, whatever…somebody either wanted to spell the word “shield” or a writer really wanted to put that line in the extended version of the trailer for the new, upcoming [Tuesday nights on ABC this fall] television series “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”. Either way, Agent Coulson apparently […]
First, let’s all come to an immediate agreement that “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” officially enters the pantheon of horrendous names for a television series along with the likes of “Barney and Friends”, “Cop Rock”, Homeboys From Outer Space”, “Joanie Loves Chachie”, “BJ and the Bear” and “Manimal”. It should just be called “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” […]
As anybody who ever watched any of the 20 puppetry-food episodes of “Food Party” can likely attest, the IFC network is willing to go out on a limb, saw it off, then re-attach it with happy face duct tape to support their commitment to weird-based comedy. The network currently hangs its comedic hat […]