Posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 by Jacob Hall
In this edition of TV Bits:
- The Big Bang Theory has been renewed for seasons 11 and 12.
- MTV may be rebooting Scream with season 3.
- Penelope Cruz has joined American Crime Story season 3.
- Comedy Central has granted Detroiters a second season.
- Amazon is cooking up a new comedy from the director of Sausage Party.
- Peter Sarsgaard joins The Looming Tower.
- NBC reveals the first trailer for Midnight, Texas.
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The CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory is currently in the middle of its 10th season. Right now the network is trying to negotiate a deal to give the popular show starring Jim Parsons a two-season renewal, and CBS CEO Les Moonves says they’re “on the two-yard line” with deal. If for some reason that doesn’t happen, fans will still be getting more of The Big Bang Theory, just not in the way they think.
CBS has just closed a deal to give The Big Bang Theory spin-off Young Sheldon a straight-to-series order for the upcoming 2017-2018 season. However, this show will have a different format from what The Big Bang Theory fans are used to, and a former Marvel director will be behind the camera for it. Read More »
With television being in a new golden age, the stars of some of the biggest TV shows are getting paid quite a bit of money per episode. You might remember that it was a huge deal when the entire primary cast of Friends signed a deal for $1 million per episode in 2002. That’s far from the norm even in today’s new peak time for television, there are a few cast members from one of today’s hit TV shows making that much money per episode, making them the highest paid actors in TV.
Find out who the highest paid actors are in television after the jump. Read More »
The Big Bang Theory just began its 10th season last month, and over that decade there have been countless guest stars including Carrie Fisher, Elon Musk, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Adam West, Bill Nye, Bob Newhart, James Earl Jones, Stan Lee and more. Also, a batch of former Star Trek cast members have appeared over the years including Leonard Nimoy, Brent Spiner, Levar Burton, George Takei and Wil Wheaton. But one big kahuna hasn’t appeared on the show yet: The Priceline Negotiator.
William Shatner is best known for playing Captain James T. Kirk in the original Star Trek series as well as the film franchise that reunited the show’s cast on the big screen. Even though the actor has made various guest appearances and cameos in plenty of TV shows and movies over the years, he’s yet to make a stop by The Big Bang Theory. So why hasn’t the show brought Captain Kirk into the fray yet? Well, it’s because he turned them down. Find out why after the jump. Read More »
During his opening remarks to the Television Critics Association, CBS President of Entertainment addressed the upcoming 10th season of their hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory. While no deals with cast members have been made beyond this year, Gellar indicated his intention to keep the show going, with the help of the show’s producers at Warner Brothers Television.
“We are very confident that everyone involved wants more Big Bang past year 10,” Gellar said. “I know Warner Bros. will make those deals.” Read More »
In this edition of TV Bits:
- The Gilmore Girls revival has a teaser and release date.
- BoJack Horseman is coming back for season four.
- Turn has been renewed for a fourth and final season.
- Starz is adapting Peep Show for the United States.
- A House of Cards veteran heads to Homeland.
- Adam Copeland joins the cast of Vikings.
- Aladdin characters are heading to Once Upon a Time.
- And more!
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Posted on Thursday, July 14th, 2016 by Angie Han
Earlier today the 2016 Emmy nominations were announced, and you know what that means: it’s time to complain about how wrongheaded Emmy voters are for failing to recognize your favorite show. That’s part of the fun, right? But while we’re at it, it’s worth pointing out a few things they got right, too, even if — as in the case of The Americans — it took ’em a while. Below, let’s look over some of 2016 Emmy snubs and surprises. Read More »
It feels like 2016 is just flying by, because we’re just over three weeks away from San Diego Comic-Con. We’ll be in the heart of all the pop culture craziness as usual, and it looks like fans are going to have their days packed pretty full if they plan on seeing everything that Warner Bros. Television has to offer. The TV studio is bring 21 shows to the convention this summer. That includes comic book favorites like Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Gotham and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and a slew of other geek friendly shows with large, loyal fanbases.
Get the full list of TV shows at 2016 Comic-Con after the jump. Read More »
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The Toy Box is a weekly feature at /Film that will round up some of the newest and coolest collectibles, decorations, gadgets and other memorabilia that you nerds might want for your shelves.
This week we’ve got some new Star Trek goodies for the 50th anniversary, including a new Barbie doll set and an exclusive bobbelhead diorama coming to San Diego Comic-Con. In addition, there’s a great new Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure movie set that comes with an action figure of George Carlin as Rufus, new Funko POP Vinyls for Power Rangers and Preacher, and a few new Star Wars items, including a couple featuring BB-8.
See all that and more in The Toy Box after the jump.
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Victory? Victory you say? Master Obi-Wan, not victory. The shroud of the dark side has fallen. Begun Star Wars Bits has. This edition of news from a galaxy far, far away includes:
- Full Disney Infinity 3.0 game will be available for Apple TV.
- Latest box office predictions for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
- New art from Gallery 1988’s The Art Awakens show.
- Slave Leia merchandise is going up in price on eBay.
- A cool flask made out of Han Solo’s trademark pistol.
- Adam Relf‘s impressive The Force Awakens poster.
- New details on The Big Bang Theory‘s upcoming Star Wars episode.
- The Force Awakens preview hitting Disney Channel on Thursday.
- Awards season voters won’t see The Force Awakens early.
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