Maybe some crackpot cops will be the ones to save Quibi. The mobile streaming platform has gotten off to a shaky start, with disappointing download numbers, accusations of plagiarism, and unimpressed reviews of the new short-form service. But the return of a beloved comedy series may entice people to download the streaming platform. Reno 911! is coming to Quibi, which will premiere the seventh season of the cop comedy series. Watch the new trailer below.
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I know different parts of the country adopted self-isolation and quarantine procedures at different times over the past several weeks, but many of us are coming up on a full month of being in quarantine due to COVID-19. And amid all of the Tiger King discourse, our daily streaming recommendations, and films like Parasite and Portrait of a Lady on Fire hitting Hulu, you may have missed a few things that might help make your time at home a tiny bit better. So let’s run through a few of them, shall we?
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After 11 years off the air, Reno 911! is coming back for an all-new season. However, the show won’t be arriving in the form of 22-minute episodes like when it was airing on Comedy Central. Instead, the forthcoming bite-sized entertainment subscription service Quibi is reviving the series with episodes arriving in roughly 10-minute increments. But given the nature of the series that follows bumbling, quarreling cops as they try to keep the streets safe from nefarious and oddball offenders, Reno 911! could thrive in this kind of environment. Watch the new Reno 911 trailer to see for yourself. Read More »
Break out your short shorts, because Reno 911! is officially back from the dead. The latest in a long line of cancelled or concluded shows to be resurrected in the streaming era, Reno 911 season 7 is heading to Quibi, the yet-to-launch mobile viewing platform which aims to provide episodic short form content in approximately 10-minute chunks. And there’s good news for longtime fans of this series: creator/stars Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney-Silver, and Thomas Lennon are all attached to come back to star in and write the new episodes. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, the kids from Stranger Things turn Christmas upside down as they wrap presents for the holidays. Plus, a new video essay approaches what Christmas movies are really about, and the cast of Reno 911! getting back together offer some advice for dealing with family around the holidays. Read More »
Posted on Friday, October 7th, 2011 by Angie Han
Let’s call this the “life or death” edition of TV Bits, as it’s all about renewals, cancellations, and even one possible renewal of a previously cancelled series. After the jump, more on:
- Renewals for Cinemax’s Strike Back and Adult Swim’s NTSF:SD:SUV
- Cancellations for The CW’s H8R and NBC’s Free Agents
- And last but not least, the possible revival of Reno 911!
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