All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘TV’

‘Bosch’ Season 2 Is a Go After Strong Performance

Bosch, Amazon’s first original hour-long drama, has already been greenlit for a second season. That means it’s also the first drama series to be renewed at Amazon. The show, which premiered ten episodes back in February, is based on a series of Michael Connelly novels that follow LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch – played by Titus Welliver, who you may …

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Xbox One Gets Sling TV, Extended Free Trial

Subscription-based live TV service Sling TV has just hit its first gaming console – and it’s the Xbox One. You can now grab the Sling TV app in the app store. All Xbox customers get a free one-month trial – which is three weeks longer than the basic free trial Sling TV currently offers. Not only that, but if you …

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Apple’s Streaming TV Service Could Launch This Fall

Apple wants to sell Apple TVs, but one hurdle the company has to jump is convincing people they need an Apple TV. What’s the real benefit of streaming Netflix or Hulu or whatever via Apple TV, when I can do it through a Roku, smartTV, gaming console, etc. What can Apple TV offer me? Of course, the answer is exclusive …

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Showtime to Launch a Standalone Streaming Service, Too

Not to be outdone by those clowns over at HBO, Showtime will also offer some sort of cable-free, standalone streaming service. That’s according to CBS head Les Moonves, who made the announcement at the Deutsche Bank Securities 2015 Media, Internet & Telecom Conference. He said that we can expect it in “the not-too-distant future,” but didn’t provide a solid timeframe. …

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Game of Thrones Will Air Simultaneously Across the World

When you sit down to watch the new season of Game of Thrones each week this Spring, you’ll truly be watching with the entire world – at least those who don’t mind staying/getting up at odd hours to catch the HBO hit. HBO has announced that it will simulcast each episode of the fifth season worldwide – in over 170 …

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The Fall Season 3 Is Happening with Jamie Dornan on Board

Though we were pretty sure that the BBC show The Fall would get a third series, we didn’t have official confirmation until today. The show, whose second season aired first across the pond and then came exclusively to Netflix, will return. The third season will feature five episodes. And both Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan are back – meaning we …

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Netflix Releases Official ‘Daredevil’ Trailer

Last month Netflix released a teaser trailer for its new Marvel’s Daredevil series, which whet appetites. Today’s the day for the official one. Without further ado: “It’s time to let the devil out. Marvel’s Daredevil is here to clean up the streets of Hell’s Kitchen, New York. Lawyer by day, street-level hero by night, Matt Murdock is on a mission …

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HBO Now: Apple Exclusive, $15 a Month, Launching in April

Rumor had it that HBO’s long-awaited standalone streaming service, thought to be called HBO Now, could launch as an exclusive partnership with Apple. Today, that was confirmed at Apple’s “Spring Forward” event. See you in April, @iTunesTV @AppStore #HBONOW pic.twitter.com/aS7o1Zkrxu — HBO (@HBO) March 9, 2015 Apple announced that HBO Now would be coming exclusively to Apple devices – Apple …

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Mostly Positive Reviews for New Netflix Comedy

Are you ready to get Schmitfaced? Last Friday, Netflix’s big premiere was season three of House of Cards. This week, it’s Tina Fey’s new comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which stars Ellie Kemper in the title role. The show is about a woman “who escapes a doomsday cult and decides to reclaim her life and start over in New York City. …

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Netflix Make Documentary Deal

After a highly successful first date, Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio have decided to take their relationship to the next level. The streaming company has inked a deal with the actor/producer and his production company Appian Way for a multi-year run of documentary films and series. According to Deadline, “DiCaprio’s goal is to mix philanthropy with film making and generate focus …

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Community Season 6 Trailer Previews the ‘Age of Yahoo’

You first look at the new season of Community has finally arrived in the form of a three minute-long Avengers-themed trailer. Check it out: After five seasons, Community got the ax from NBC but the show’s ardent following demanded a revival. Apparently, there was enough buzz to make it happen. At the time there were a few options for where …

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Patton Oswalt Makes Compelling Argument for Never Going Outside Ever Again

Patton Oswalt thinks that television is in its “American cinema in the early 70s” phase, and that’s reason enough to stay glued to your TV and never go out in the sun ever again. Oswalt went on a predictably brilliant Twitter rant about how damn good TV is right now. It’ll make you want to skip work, go home, turn …

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