All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Television’

‘House Of Cards’ Season 3 Has A Release Date

Netflix announced the release date for House of Cards: Season 3. This came via the House of Cards Twitter account in the form of a special message from the White House and President Underwood. By the way, I hope you were caught up on Season 2. Otherwise, spoiler alert! BREAKING NEWS: President Underwood and the First Lady will be making …

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Alyson Hannigan Won’t Let Her Kids Watch TV Yet

Alyson Hannigan owes her career to television. The TV star got her big break thanks to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and How I Met Your Mother. Despite her strong ties to television, her children aren’t going to be watching it anytime soon. Speaking to Cover Media, Hannigan says she and her husband do not allow their children to watch television. …

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Netflix Originals Viewed By 7 In 10 [Report]

Centris Marketing Science released some research indicating that seven in ten Netflix subscribers watch the company’s original programming to some extent. The popularity of Netflix’s original content has always been something of a mystery beyond the little clues Netflix has provided from time to time, and this is certainly not official, but it does suggest that there’s a pretty good …

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Rachel McAdams Cast in “True Detective”

Mean Girls actress Rachel McAdams has been cast in the second season of HBO’s hit police drama True Detective. McAdams will play Ani Bezzerides, a by-the-book Ventura County, California Sheriff’s detective whose unyielding ethics cause conflict with her contemporaries. McAdams will join Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows star Kelly Reilly, who will play Jordan, a washed-up D-list actress who’s …

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Chromecast Adds Support For Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street

Google announced yet more apps that are now supporting its $35 Chromecast streaming device. These are some significant ones that should only serve to help sales for the holidays (which are bound to be pretty good already). The device will now support apps from Comedy Central, Sesame Street, and Nickelodeon. Google says in a brief post on the Chrome blog: …

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Netflix Will Soon Get Nick Offerman’s ‘American Ham’

In a couple weeks, Netflix will debut comedian Nick Offerman’s stand-up special American Ham. This should be a much more crowd-pleasing addition than the Bill Cosby special Netflix just pulled. Offerman tweeted: I made you a gift of #Ham. @BarackObama @VogtRoberts @netflix @carrieunderwood I am a HUMORIST. 12/12 on NETFLIX. pic.twitter.com/kDP4LD2mVZ — Nick Offerman (@Nick_Offerman) November 24, 2014 The date was confirmed …

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Netflix Getting New Show ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ From Tina Fey & Robert Carlock

Netflix announced late on Friday that it will premiere globally in March a new Tina Fey and Robert Carlock comedy series starring Ellie Kemper (pictured). It’s called Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Netflix announced that it will be the exclusive home to the first two seasons of the show from Universal Television, which was initially going to be on NBC. The show …

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Christopher Walken, Allison Williams Talk Peter Pan

NBC is releasing previews and a making-of featurette to fire up audiences for its upcoming musical Peter Pan LIVE! The musical is set to air on December 4. It stars Allison Williams (Girls) as Peter Pan and our old friend Christopher Walken as Captain Hook. NBC opted to go with another Live musical following the massive success of The Sound …

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Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including Lilyhammer Season 3)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. This week’s list isn’t a very big one, but it does see the return of Netflix’s first original series. Available on11/21: Lilyhammer: …

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Netflix Officially Revives ‘Longmire’

Last week, we learned that Netflix was in talks to produce a new season of Longmire, which was canceled by A&E. The company has now made it official. This is one thing Netflix is making a habit out of. It’s bringing back canceled shows and giving them new life, or at least proper conclusions, as in the case with The …

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Nielsen To Start Measuring Netflix, Amazon [Report]

Nielsen will soon start measuring viewing on Netflix and other streaming services, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, which claims to have reviewed Nielsen client documents. This, according to the report, will begin as soon as next month, and will also include Amazon Prime Instant Video. Nielsen will reportedly analyze audio components to identify what content …

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Netflix Readies Australia, New Zealand Launch

Netflix announced that it will launch in Australia and New Zealand in March. The launch has been anticipated for a long time, but in recent weeks, we’ve seen talk of its inevitability ramp up. Now it’s official. Netflix said in its announcement: Internet-connected users in Australia and New Zealand will be able to subscribe to Netflix and instantly watch a …

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