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Netflix’s ‘Marco Polo’ Begins Production Netflix’s ‘Marco Polo’ Begins Production

We learned about the upcoming Marco Polo series from Netflix last summer, but Netflix formally announced the project earlier this year. The first season will consist of ten episodes. Today, the Weinstein Company announced that production is now underway with …

‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere Breaks Piracy Record

When the season four premiere of HBO’s fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones aired on Sunday night, a record 6.6 million viewers tuned in legally. Another million-plus viewers pirated the episode, setting another record. Jeff Bewkes, CEO of Time Warner, which …

‘Bates Motel’ Renewed for a Third Season

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 …

‘Derek’ Season 2: Here’s A Deleted Scene And Outtakes ‘Derek’ Season 2: Here’s A Deleted Scene And Outtakes

It was just announced that Netflix will debut Derek: Season 2 on May 30th after it hits the UK’s Channel 4 on April 23rd. Creator and star Ricky Gervais shared a deleted scene and some outtakes on his Facebook Page: …

‘Derek’ Season 2 Gets Netflix Release Date ‘Derek’ Season 2 Gets Netflix Release Date

The second season of Ricky Gervais’ Derek now has a Netflix release date, and it’s much earlier in the year than the first season’s. The show will return to Netflix on May 30th. Last year’s premiere was in September. The …

Hootsuite Recreates ‘Game Of Thrones’ Title Sequence For Social Networks Hootsuite Recreates ‘Game Of Thrones’ Title Sequence For Social Networks

Hootsuite has a new ad out taking advantage of all the hype around Game of Thrones. It’s a recreation of the show’s title sequence with social networks representing kingdoms. It’s appropriately titled “A Game of Social Thrones”. Not bad. It’s …

Microsoft And Yahoo Both Said To Be Working On New Original TV Shows Microsoft And Yahoo Both Said To Be Working On New Original TV Shows

Two reports are circulating this morning indicating that Microsoft and Yahoo are both working (separately) on new original television shows that would follow the high-quality series trend set by Netflix and followed by Amazon and others. Bloomberg is reporting that …

Mickey Rooney, Legendary Actor, Dies At 93

Hollywood has lost another legend. Actor Mickey Rooney has died at age 93. TMZ has learned his death on Sunday, April 6 was due to natural causes. Born Joseph Yule, Jr., Rooney acted in more than 200 films over eight …

Anna Kendrick Brings Life Back to “Saturday Night Live”

Anna Kendrick seems to be Saturday Night Live’s saving gem. The Pitch Perfect star hosted a giggly, upbeat, and musical SNL last night that was smart, funny, and well-executed. Many fans and critics bemoan the show’s fall from grace, and …

HIMYM Alternate Ending May Quell the Agitators

This weird thing called democracy sure has its problems sometimes doesn’t it? After the ninth season finale of the CBS series How I Met Your Mother aired on March 31, all heck seemed to break loose from the faithful viewers …

Jennette McCurdy Feud With Nickelodeon About Money?

A child star is causing some drama. Color us shocked. Jennette McCurdy of iCarly fame, and now co-star on Nickelodeon’s Sam & Cat, has been feuding with Nickelodeon, and many thought it was about her recently leaked “racy photos.” Turns …

Halle Berry TV Show “Extant” Releases Teaser Trailer

CBS has released a teaser trailer for their new summer series Extant. The sci-fi drama stars Halle Berry as Astronaut Molly Watts who is returning from space after a 13 month solo mission. The very short clip doesn’t tell us …

Netflix’s ‘House Of Cards’ And ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Win Peabody Awards Netflix’s ‘House Of Cards’ And ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Win Peabody Awards

The awards for Netflix’s original programming just keep coming. Now, House of Cards and Orange is the New Black have both won Peabody Awards, which are designed to award “stories that matter”. Both shows have been ever-present throughout the awards …

Heather Locklear Vacations with Richie Sambora

Actress Heather Locklear and Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora were spotted walking the beach together in Kona, Hawaii on Sunday. After being married for 13 years, the two divorced in 2007, though have maintained an amicable relationship. The two have …

David Duchovny Signs On For NBC Drama About Charles Manson

David Duchovny has been seen in a handful of films, but perhaps he will always be known as a television actor. As one show ends, another will begin, and he is finally returning to broadcast television, years after The X-Files …

‘House Of Cards’ Season 3: Beau Willimon Gives ‘Sneak Peak’ (Yes, ‘Peak’) ‘House Of Cards’ Season 3: Beau Willimon Gives ‘Sneak Peak’ (Yes, ‘Peak’)

Beau Willimon, showrunner on Netflix’s House of Cards, tweeted a “sneak peak” of the first scene of the third season today. Something about it sounds familiar. A sneak peak of the first scene of Season 3 of @HouseofCards –> pic.twitter.com/DuzAGyNmFQ …

Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ Gets Star, Showrunner [Report] Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ Gets Star, Showrunner [Report]

Netflix has had an upcoming original series called Narcos in the works for quite some time, but we’ve heard very little about its progress until now. Deadline first reported on the Gaumont International Television project as a Netflix original early …

January Jones Plays Prank on Ex-Boyfriend

During her segment on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Friday, actress January Jones recounted how she’d pulled a fast one on her high school ex- boyfriend, Sioux Falls, South Dakota Realtor Tony Erickson. The preemptive April Fool’s prank began …

Crackle And Rdio Launch Chromecast Support [Update: So Does Vudu] Crackle And Rdio Launch Chromecast Support [Update: So Does Vudu]

Update: Vudu has also launched Chromecast support. Google already has a hit on its hands with the Chromecast, and it’s only going to get better as more apps support it. Google launched the SDK out of beta just last month, …

‘House, M.D.’ Complete Series About To Hit Netflix ‘House, M.D.’ Complete Series About To Hit Netflix

On Friday, we posted our weekly list of titles that are coming to Netflix. One that we probably should have highlighted more given the apparently huge interest in the show is House, M.D. A Netflix spokesperson tells it will be …

Michael Chiklis Joins Cast of American Horror Story

The creators of FX’s American Horror Story revealed Friday that the Emmy Golden Globe award-winning actor Michael Chiklis will be joining the cast of season four, entitled Freakshow. Freakshow will be set in Jupiter, Florida in 1950 and will star …