The difference between a monopsony and a monopoly (and why it matters for your favorite TV show)

Photo: Manuel Esteban (Shutterstock) You’ve probably noticed that your favorite streaming giants like Netflix, Hulu and HBO Max, once heaven for creators lured by the freedom to make shows that would never fly on TV, are increasingly resorting to tactics like the subscription price. hikes and a shift to cheaper, more formulaic (aka “safe”) content. … Read more

Star Wars should embrace TV and stop being movies altogether

Image: lucasfilm Just when we’re about to have a new one star wars show in the form of Andor-the second of three shows this year, if you need remind, the movie side of the franchise took another notable hit. Thieves Squadron, a film originally planned to be directed by wonder woman Patty Jenkins for a … Read more

Keanu Reeves’ Constantine Sequel Kills JJ Abrams’ Constantine Show

Image: Warner Bros Television. Just before the start of the weekend, Warner Bros. Discovery surprised everyone by revealing that a sequel to their 2005 Constantine film was in development. With Keanu Reeves and original director Francis Lawrence were both set to return, it seemed like a pleasant shock…until it had to be remembered in 2021, … Read more

Scott Bakula explains why he won’t be on a new show

Image: NBCUniversal Next week, NBC’s reboot of quantum leap will be broadcast. While it’s been in the air for a while if waking up would never happenthe question has since moved to whether Scott Bakula would return to reprise original hero Sam Beckett. And if you were hoping for some sort of legacy coat story, … Read more

Warner Bros. just doesn’t care about his streaming service, huh?

Image: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images If there’s one thing that sets Warner Bros. Uncovering its various rivals among major media conglomerates is how much of a fuck streak the newly merged company seems to be giving on the concept of streaming. We’ve had plenty of examples of this stupidity already, of course, starting … Read more

Why is Ted Lasso’s third season taking so long to make?

Ted LassoPhoto: Apple Ted Lasso Cleaned at the Emmy’s for the second year in a row On Monday, with the series star Jason Sudeikis and co-star Brett Goldstein all repeating last year’s wins for Outstanding Comedy Series, Lead Actor and Supporting Actor, respectively. The wins also prompted Sudeikis to crack a joke on the show’s … Read more

Zendaya’s mom wasn’t exactly welcome at this year’s Emmys

ZendayaPhoto: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) Another strike (preceded by faux-death Jimmy Kimmel and record ratings) to add to this year’s Emmy Awards: Zendaya’s mom allegedly got into trouble with security trying to kiss her daughter before she was accepted. Zendaya won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Emmy for her work as a drug-addicted and … Read more

Britney Spears still has no plans to perform again

Britney SpearsPhoto: mike windle (Getty Images) Britney Spears is still recovering from her decade-plus conservatorship in her own way, which has ruffled the feathers of her parents, siblings, ex-husband and children. But the self-proclaimed “weird weird introvert” has always walked to the beat of her own drummer, and if you don’t like that, you can, … Read more

Milly Alcock talks about filming that kiss in House Of The Dragon

Milly Alcock Photo: HOLLIE ADAMS/AFP (Getty Images) (This post contains spoilers for House Of The Dragon season 1, episode 4. Proceed with caution!) From the point of view of this non-actor, there is a few aspects of showbiz that seem more uncomfortable than filming a sex scene – one of them, however, is definitely filming … Read more

Season 4 Adds Lex Luthor, November Release Date

Image: Warner Bros./DC Television A little like harley quinn and Doom Patrol, Titans managed to avoid DC’s recent showdown on HBO Max, as it was already confirmed for a fourth season last year. The gritty and often silly version of the Teen Titans has never been afraid to delve into the parents of its emotionally … Read more