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Netflix’s Marco Polo Premieres December 12

Netflix’s Marco Polo Premieres December 12

By Josh Wolford August 28, 2014

Netflix has announced the premiere date for its anticipated historical series Marco Polo – December 12th. The first season will contain ten episodes. Relative newcomer Lorenzo Richelmy (Il Terzo Tempo) will play the title role. Benedict Wong (Prometheus), Zhu Zhu …

Here’s Amazon’s Next Batch of Kids Pilots Here’s Amazon’s Next Batch of Kids Pilots

Amazon Studios has just announced a new round of original kids pilots, set to debut early next year. Like with previous pilot batches from Amazon, viewer feedback will help determine which series get picked up for full season runs. The …

Amazon’s Five New Pilots Land Aug 28 Amazon’s Five New Pilots Land Aug 28

Amazon’s next batch of original shows, five new comedy and drama pilots dubbed the ‘third pilot season’, will debut on August 28th. This batch of potential series is arguably the most promising yet, pulling in some heavy hitters both in …

Amazon’s First Live-Action Kids Show Now Available Amazon’s First Live-Action Kids Show Now Available

Amazon has just released the first seven episodes of their first ever live-action show for kids. It’s called Annedroids, and it’s aimed at introducing scientific concepts to kids aged four through seven. According to Amazon: Annedroids is a live-action adventure …

Sam Waterston Joins Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’ Sam Waterston Joins Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’

Netflix’s new original series Grace and Frankie has reportedly added another big name. The Hollywood Reporter says that the comedy has signed Law & Order and The Newsroom‘s Sam Waterston for a starring role. Waterston will play the gay husband …

Amazon Rounds Out New Pilot Season with 'Red Oaks' Amazon Rounds Out New Pilot Season with 'Red Oaks'

Amazon’s third round of pilots, inarguably its most promising set of original content yet, has just been finalized with the addition of a new comedy, Red Oaks. Amazon describes it as “a coming-of-age comedy set in the “go-go” 80s that …

New Amazon Pilot Is About an Epidemic & Social Media New Amazon Pilot Is About an Epidemic & Social Media

Amazon Studios has just added another drama to its third round of original pilots. This one’s called Hysteria, and it’s an “hour-long character-driven thriller.” From Amazon’s short description, Hysteria appears to center on some sort of disease or mass panic …

Amazon Kids Original ‘Creative Galaxy’ Now Available Amazon Kids Original ‘Creative Galaxy’ Now Available

Amazon’s second original kids series is now up on Prime Instant Video and available to stream. Creative Galaxy, from the creator of Blue’s Clues, was one of three original kids series greenlit during Amazon’s first round of original pilots. The …

Netflix Sci-Fi Series Sense8 Comes Into Focus Netflix Sci-Fi Series Sense8 Comes Into Focus

Until now, the only clue we’d received about the upcoming Netflix original series Sense8 is that it is “a gripping global tale of minds linked and souls hunted.” Intriguing, but far from a clear picture of what we can expect …

Chelsea Handler's Netflix Talk Show? Eh? Eh. Chelsea Handler's Netflix Talk Show? Eh? Eh.

As you probably heard, Chelsea Handler’s next talk show-hosting gig after E!’s Chelsea Lately will take place in the world of on-demand streaming – Netflix. Her new show will debut some time in 2016, and according to Netflix will “feature …

Martin Sheen Joins Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’ Martin Sheen Joins Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’

Grace and Frankie, the upcoming Netflix comedy series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, has cast its first male lead – Martin Sheen. Sheen will play a man who plans to leave his wife for another man, who is married …

Chelsea Handler Lands at Netflix Chelsea Handler Lands at Netflix

As is often the case, the rumors turned out to be anything but lies. Netflix has announced a ‘multi-tiered deal’ with Chelsea Handler, the comedian/talk show host who’s ending her seven-year run with E!’s Chelsea Lately in August. Netflix is …

The Magic School Bus Is Getting a Netflix Reboot The Magic School Bus Is Getting a Netflix Reboot

Netflix and Scholastic Media have just announced plans to bring a new version of The Magic School Bus to subscribers sometime in 2016. The new series is entitled The Magic School Bus 360, and will contain 26 half-hour episodes. It …

Vimeo Is Now Doing Original Content Vimeo Is Now Doing Original Content

Vimeo is getting into the original content game. Today, the online video company announced that it had made its first original programming investment into High Maintenance, an already-existing web series that follows a neurotic pot dealer around New York City. …

Netflix’s Daredevil Series Has Found Its Lead Netflix’s Daredevil Series Has Found Its Lead

Nope, it’s not Dexter. Marvel has announced that Charlie Cox is the new Daredevil, set to star in Netflix’s original series based on the “Man Without Fear.” “Marvel is proud to announce that acclaimed actor Charlie Cox has joined ‘Marvel’s …

Amazon’s First Original Kids Show Now Streaming Amazon’s First Original Kids Show Now Streaming

Amazon Studios’ first original series for kids is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Instant Video Starting today, you (or your kids, or you and your kids) can stream the first six episodes of Tumble Leaf, a show for …

Amazon Announces First Batch of Original Kids Shows Amazon Announces First Batch of Original Kids Shows

Amazon Studios has already entered the market with original drama and comedy series geared toward adults, but over the course of the next couple months, they’ll finally give the kiddos something to watch. Amazon plans to debut three new children’s …