Posts Tagged ‘Television’
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Channel Frederator Tackles The “CalArts Style”

by Peter Paltridgeon June 7, 2018
Will the “CalArts Style” eradicate all originality on television forever? Is there a dark conspiracy afoot by a monopolistic academic institution to control the look and feel of every animated TV series? Of course not, don’t be THAT guy. But if you need convincing otherwise, this excellent video from Channel Frederator summarizes where animation has […]

They’re Giving Batman’s Butler Alfred A Prequel Series

by Peter Paltridgeon May 16, 2018
People have been wondering: when is the point where we hit Peak Superhero in the media? How about now? DC has just announced a partnership with MGM’s premium channel Epix to produce at least one season of a TV series about Alfred, Batman’s butler. At the point in Alfred’s life where the show (which is […]

Marvel’s Avengers Infinity War Chant TV Spot

by Alex Beanon April 8, 2018
A little less than three weeks away from its April 27, 2018 release date, here is the “Chant” television spot for Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War”…    

Street Fighter Set To Become A TV Series

by Alex Beanon March 23, 2018
Canadian-based media company eOne has secured a deal to make a television series adaptation of the venerable “Street Fighter” video game series franchise. The TV series version of the game will follow the game’s World Warrior story-arc from “Street Fighter II: The World Warrior” – the sequel to the original arcade game – focusing on Ryu, […]


France Wants To Make A Bewitched Cartoon

by Peter Paltridgeon February 7, 2018
Heard about the surprising announcement from France-based GO-N Productions this morning? They plan on resurrecting something that hasn’t been seen since the early 70’s….new adventures for Darrin and Samantha Stephens? Bewitched is one of the most influential TV programs of all time. It popularized the notion of a pretty witch, which replaced the old green […]

Disney Reveals New Info On Their 2019 Streaming Service

by Peter Paltridgeon January 12, 2018
How many classic shows will Disney be offering from its library when it launches its own streaming service in 2019? That’s the question everyone’s been asking….do recent comments from CES shed light? The comments came from Ben Sherwood, president of Disney-ABC Television Group. Speaking at Variety‘s Entertainment Summit at CES 2018, Sherwood said that his […]

Thor: Ragnarok Triumphs In Majestic Television Spot Spectacle

by Alex Beanon October 23, 2017
If you are listening to the hype, “Thor: Ragnarok”  is either a triumph, a majestic spectacle or the boldest Marvel film yet. You can decide among these three options – or select your own – when it officially releases on November 3, 2017…    

The Jetsons To Be Revived In The Form of A Live-Action Sitcom

by Peter Paltridgeon August 17, 2017
Remember George Jetson? His boy Elroy? Daughter Judy? Jane, his wife? How would they look if real people stuffed themselves into their 60’s-era future-vision clothing and acted out their parts? We’re about to find out. ABC has ordered a new Jetsons TV series in the form of a live-action sitcom. The pilot is currently being […]

Season Three Of Gotham Brings Out The Riddler

by Alex Beanon August 3, 2017
The Riddler, also known as Edward Nygma [that’s E. Nygma to you, buddy] is going to get some abundant face time in Season Three of “Gotham”…      

SDCC 2017: First Look At “Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling”

by Peter Paltridgeon July 20, 2017
Rocko’s Modern Life is about to get more modern. Nickelodeon let loose over two minutes of clips from the highly-anticipated new TV special, Static Cling, during San Diego Comic-Con. As Rocko says, “I don’t think we’re in the 90’s anymore.” The final Rocko cartoon of the original run ended with Rocko, Heffer and Filburt getting […]