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‘Bates Motel’ Renewed for a Third Season

‘Bates Motel’ Renewed for a Third Season

By Mike Fossum April 8, 2014

According to A&E Network executive vice president and general manager David McKillop, the original drama-thriller series Bates Motel has been renewed for a third season. Production of ten new episodes, which are produced by Universal Television, will commence in the …

Matthew Fox to Enter Alcohol Treatment Program Matthew Fox to Enter Alcohol Treatment Program

Matthew Fox, the star of FOX’s hit show “Lost” and director Rob Cohen’s upcoming suspense/thriller “Alex Cross”, has agreed to partake in an alcohol treatment program to avoid jail time for his DUI arrest back in May. According to reports, …

Netflix Updates Web Video Player Netflix Updates Web Video Player

Netflix has just launched an updated web video player, according to the company blog. The new interface incorporates icons instead of words – below is a screenshot: First, Netflix was wise in using ABC’s “LOST” as the template for its …

Matthew Fox Arrested on Suspicion of DUI Matthew Fox Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

Matthew Fox, star of such popular television programs as “Lost” and “Party of Five”, was arrested in Oregon last Friday for allegedly driving while intoxicated. The actor, who was reportedly out and about for a late night snack, was pinched …

Modern Dramas Recut as Vintage Sitcoms Modern Dramas Recut as Vintage Sitcoms

Back in the eighties and nineties corniness was often times mistaken for comedy. Sadly we live a much harsher time. America has grownup. No longer are the days when a well timed pun sent an audience into an uproarious laughter. …

Online Video Views are Not “Lost” on ABC.com

Last Tuesday, the season premiere of the hit television show "Lost" aired, and not only was it watched by over 12 million people, but it drove record online viewing at ABC.com the next day, with over 580,000 episode starts on the site. That’s over 34% more than last season’s premiere. ABC shared some details with us.

Hulu Obtains Episodes Of “Lost”

Episodes of the hit show "Lost" have – at least in a limited fashion – finally found their way to Hulu.  Fans can now watch all of the first season, along with the last six episodes of the fifth.

We’ll admit: this move is sure to have its detractors.  DVD sales of "Lost" have been strong, and pirated episodes are (supposed to be) easy to find for free online.  So for ABC to make episodes available this late in the show’s run and also be stingy seems a little pointless.

American Idol Boosts Fox Web Traffic

American Idol helped boost visits to Fox Broadcasting’s Web site, doubling traffic in January compared with December.

Google Maps Watches Too Much Television
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Since the writers’ strike started, I’ve found myself watching a lot less television, and to be honest, having an extra hour or so per night is quite nice.  I’m sure that a lot of "Lost" fans will tune in to the season four premiere on January 31st, however, and in the meantime, a Google Map may be of some interest.