One Day at a Time saved

Pop TV, the cable home of Schitt’s Creek, has picked up the beloved TV series One Day at a Time for a fourth season, snatching it from the jaws of oblivion about three and a half months after Netflix cancelled it. A brand new 13-episode season will debut on the channel sometime in 2020. While Netflix was once known as the haven for cancelled shows, this appears to mark the first time ever that a streaming show has been picked up by a cable network. Read More »

Netflix TV cancellation

The beloved Netflix series One Day at a Time was cancelled last week, and there’s still technically a chance it could get picked up elsewhere – but a new report indicates that it almost certainly won’t be snapped up by a rival streaming service. Read on to learn why, and to get a glimpse into the financial reasoning that goes into Netflix’s TV cancellations. Read More »

One Day at a Time cancelled

Update: Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, who loudly voiced his support for Brooklyn Nine-Nine when that show was cancelled (and then appeared on it when it was picked up by a different network), is now putting that same fervor into saving One Day at a Time.

We’ll have to see if his passionate pleas can move the needle, or if they fall on deaf ears. Our original article follows.

After three seasons, the Netflix series One Day at a Time has officially been cancelled by the streaming service. But this may not be the end of the road just yet: Sony Pictures Television, which produced the show, is planning to try to find a new home for it. Read More »

In this edition of TV bits:

  • “Weird Al” Yankovic will play a Smoking Man Baby on Happy!
  • Some nerdy professor named a beetle after Game of Thrones dragons.
  • Fox is developing an animated series called Therapy Dog.
  • Watch the trailer for One Day At a Time season 3.
  • Oh, and watch the trailer for The Last O.G. season 2, too.
  • Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone adds DeWanda Wise & Jessica Williams.
  • Hong Chau joins the cast of Watchmen.
  • Bourne spin-off series Treadstone fills out its cast.

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Movies With 100% Rotten Tomatoes Scores

Universal acclaim is hard to come by. Even the most beloved film or TV show will have a few detractors. But every now and then, certain titles come along that end up without a single negative review…on Rotten Tomatoes, at least. As 2018 draws to a close, here are the handful of this year’s lucky TV shows and movies with 100% Rotten Tomatoes scores.

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The Favourite Review

The long march through awards season continues today with the announcement of the 24th Critics Choice Awards nominations. It might seem predictable that a period film like The Favourite came out on top of the pack with 14 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director and nominations for the three stars, Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, you might be surprised that the Marvel Studios blockbuster Black Panther wasn’t far behind with 12 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Get the full roster of the 2019 Critics Choice Awards nominations below. Read More »

tv bits events

In this edition of TV bits:

  • Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles now has a trailer
  • Into the Badlands season 3 has a trailer, too
  • And so does SuperMansion season 3
  • A new Series of Unfortunate Events featurette
  • One Day at a Time Renewed for Season 3 at Netflix
  • Starz greenlights Gregg Araki and Steven Soderbergh series Now Apocalypse
  • Connie Britton will star in Bravo’s Dirty John

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