Ben Affleck Leaving Batman

Last month brought the official but unsurprising news that The Batman would not bring Ben Affleck back as The Dark Knight. Instead, the new film from director Matt Reeves will take a more noir approach to the Caped Crusader and will put a younger actor back in the role. So what happened with Batfleck?

Ben Affleck appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, and conversation inevitably turned to the actor retiring from his post as Gotham’s crimefighter. It’s the first time Affleck has publicly spoken out specifically about leaving the role behind. And after he explained why he’s done with the DC Comics superhero, there was a special ceremony retiring Ben Affleck’s cape and cowl. Read More »

2019 Oscar Nominations Announced

ABC President Karey Burke gave her first executive session for the Television Critics Association today. Many of the questions posed to her centered around the Oscars telecast, which has been in flux since late 2018. Since Kevin Hart stepped down, the Academy decided not to have a host and just have presenters. Burke said this decision was made not due to the Hart controversy, but simply to keep the running time of the show down.

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ABC has dabbled in many reboots. Their Roseanne reboot was successful and became The Connors. Kenya Barris pitched a reboot of Bewitched that is not moving forward just yet, but a Designing Women reboot is still on the table. During her executive remarks to the Television Critics Association, new ABC President Karey Burke said Lost “is a reboot I’d be interested in seeing.”

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agents of shield season 7 renewed

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., one of network television’s most criminally underrated series, has been renewed for a seventh season at ABC. The network has given the Marvel series a season 7 order ahead of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s sixth season, which is set to premiere in next summer.

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Borat on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Last night, everyone was abuzz with the results of the midterm elections. But while some American citizens were out voting on Tuesday, others had to deal with some election tampering and canvassing from an unlikely personality: Kazakhstan native Borat Sagdiyev.

Jimmy Kimmel Live hosted Sacha Baron Cohen last night where the comedy actor revealed how he tried to swing the midterm elections to please Premier Trump by walking around the more wealthy part of Los Angeles to garner support for the Republican party. Funnily enough, he didn’t have to try very hard to find people who fully support the Orange-in-Chief. Read More »

nypd blue reboot 2

The future of TV will be made up of nothing but reboots of old shows, so you might as well get used to it. Case in point: a new NYPD Blue reboot is headed to ABC, featuring the son of Dennis Franz’s Detective Andy Sipowicz. And over at Fox, you can expect a reboot of the ’70s sitcom Alice from Diablo Cody and Liz Astrof. Everything old is new again!

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the conners trailer

Roseanne is dead, long live The Conners. At least, that’s what ABC is hoping everyone will say as they get ready to debut their new spin-off. After Roseanne Barr was fired from her own show for offensive comments on Twitter and the show was subsequently cancelled, producers scrambled to come up with a game plan. That plan involved killing off Roseanne as a character, and launching a whole new show focused on the rest of the characters. Will it work? It just might, since this is one very talented cast. Watch the first The Conners trailer below.

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The Conners Guest Stars

The Conners will continue making its smooth transition away from Roseanne with the addition of another familiar face as a guest star. Johnny Galecki will be reprising his role Darlene’s old boyfriend, David Healy, and he’ll be bringing along his National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation co-star Juliette Lewis in ABC’s Roseanne spin-off series.

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The Goldbergs Freddy Krueger Episode

Before the summer break, the ABC comedy series The Goldbergs got a visit from a certain big-headed parody of Darth Vader in an episode that paid homage to Spaceballs, complete with a voice cameo from Rick Moranis as Dark Helmet himself. Now the show that waxes nostalgic about the 1980s will be paid a visit by an icon from the horror genre just in time for Halloween.

Robert Englund, who has portrayed the sharp-gloved, severely burned dream stalker Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, will reprise the famous role in the Halloween-themed episode coming this October. Read More »

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Marvel Female Superhero Series

The future is female. Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have been clamoring for more female superheroes to take the spotlight, and after the debut of the trailer for the first solo female superhero movie from Marvel Studios arrived this week in the form of Captain Marvel, the television side of Marvel’s superheroes will also be getting an injection of powerful women.

ABC has given a production commitment to a new hour-long series from Wonder Woman writer Allan Heinberg that will bring an unnamed group of female characters with superpowers to the small screen from Marvel Television and ABC Studios. The question is, who will this female group of superheroes from Marvel Comics be? Read More »