Kaley Cuoco, Pete Davidson’s IRL Dating, Cute Wasn’t Cute

In Meet cute, Kaley Cuoco is a time traveler who keeps having the same first date with a guy named Gary (really? Gary?), played by Pete Davidson. This groundhog day-as the premise is always a less bizarre set of circumstances than the star’s first actual encounter. “He was attached to this movie way before me. … Read more

Kathy Griffin roasts Chris Pine for skipping Jimmy Kimmel

This week alone, Chris Pine missed two promotional appearances for don’t worry darling, which has been mired in a particularly messy publicity tour. First, Pine didn’t show up for the New York premiere, which he smoothed over by sending a pre-recorded video message. A day later, he gave up an interview to Jimmy Kimmel live. … Read more

‘The Midnight Club’ Trailer Reveals Mike Flanagan’s New Series

Mike Flanagan is back with another horror series for Netflix. Following critical acclaim, Midnight Mass (and The Haunting of Hill House), Flanagan returns with a 10-episode adaptation by Christopher Pike The Midnight Club. (As well as a few of the author’s other works for good measure.) The show will feature a group of terminally ill … Read more

Reboot has no time on its side

Time travel may be an intriguing series concept — see “Outlander” and “La Brea” — but NBC’s “Quantum Leap” reboot doesn’t quite capture the spirit of its predecessor. This series aired for five seasons (1989-93) on NBC with stars Scott Bakula as the time-hopping Dr. Sam Beckett and Dean Stockwell as Al, the cigar-biting wiseguy … Read more

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