AMC has decided to follow HBO’s lead and provide some free streaming content for folks stuck at home (AKA everyone). AMC Networks is now offering several programs to stream for free, including The Walking Dead, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Comedy Bang Bang, and more. So please, stay the hell home so we can flatten the curve and get beyond this current situation.
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In this edition of TV Bits:
- Watch a teaser for Money Heist: Part 4.
- Netflix just announced new unscripted shows, including a new Marie Kondo series.
- Giancarlo Esposito broke a bunch of darksabers while filming The Mandalorian.
- Danai Gurira says goodbye to The Walking Dead.
- Family Guy characters have their own podcast now.
- Scott Z. Burns is making a musical series for AMC.
- NBC has pulled a New Amsterdam pandemic episode.
- Will and Grace series finale gets a date.
- The CW is delaying new episodes of Batwoman and Supergirl.
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Most film and television productions have ground to a halt because of the coronavirus pandemic, and we’ve previously written about how most network TV shows probably won’t be able to finish airing their current seasons. But now the reality is fully sinking in for several productions that won’t be able to complete production or post-production in time to hit their previously-established air dates. Read More »
Under normal conditions, PaleyFest LA 2020 would have gone off without a hitch this past week at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, featuring screenings and panel discussions with the stars and creators of some of your favorite television shows. Of course, the event was postponed due to the coronavirus, but the folks who run PaleyFest want to help spread a little joy during these isolated times.
The company is putting full, official videos of previous PaleyFest panel discussions on its YouTube channel for free every day this week, so everyone can watch the casts of The Office, Parks and Recreation, This Is Us, The Walking Dead, Blue Bloods, Supernatural, and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah take the stage and share behind-the-scenes stories from the productions. But be sure to watch them quickly: each video will only be online for 24 hours. Read More »
The Walking Dead: World Beyond is taking the zombie drama franchise in a different direction when it arrives on AMC sometime early this year. The series takes place roughly 10 years into the zombie apocalypse, which puts it around the same time that the 10th season of The Walking Dead would be taking place after the show’s most recent time jump. Does that mean we could be looking at some kind of crossover with the main series? The Walking Dead chief content officer Scott M. Gimple recently discussed the possibility of seeing the new spin-off running into the primary series and how all the shows are connected. 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, watch as a professional bow hunter reviews the accuracy of archer scenes in movies and TV shows like Lord of the Rings, The Walking Dead, The Avengers, and more. Plus, watch a trailer for The Mandalorian cut in the style of the 1980s sitcom My Two Dads, and see what happens when Sesame Street star Big Bird takes a lie detector test. Read More »
Back in October, when the first trailer for the new The Walking Dead spin-off was revealed, the series still didn’t have a title. All we knew was that the series would focus on two young female protagonists as part of the first generation to come-of-age in the wake of the zombie apocalypse as they venture out into a world that is still full of danger and undead. Now a new teaser not only shows more of the series, but it finally gives the series a title. Read More »
This past week, we got our first look at the second series to spin-off from AMC’s zombie drama The Walking Dead. The new series still doesn’t have a title, but the first trailer has been dubbed the next installment of The Walking Dead Universe, and for the first time ever, it focuses on two young female protagonists as part of the first generation to come-of-age in the wake of the zombie apocalypse. Though society seems to have gotten a little more “normal,” there’s still plenty danger lurking out in the world as a group of teens ventures out into it for themselves. But there may also be hope for a brighter future for these kids out there. Watch The Walking Dead spin-off trailer below. Read More »
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AMC will never let The Walking Dead die. Even as ratings (and quality) decline, it’s still the biggest hit they have. In addition to the still-going main TV series they also have the spin-off Fear the Walking Dead. And then there’s a Walking Dead movie with Andrew Lincoln heading to theaters. You’d think that might be enough, but no: there’s another spin-off coming as well. This still-untitled show follows young protagonists who are the first to come of age in a post-zombie world. The first official new Walking Dead spin-off images have been released, and you can see them below.
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This weekend, the 45th Saturn Awards honored the best in fantasy, sci-fi, and horror motion pictures, television shows and more. Held at the historic Avalon Theater in Hollywood and streamed online on eight different platforms, the awards show was hosted by Aisha Tyler and featured appearances by some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. But no one had a bigger presence than Avengers: Endgame, which walked away with six total awards, including Best Comic-to-Motion Picture Release and Best Actor in a Film for Robert Downey Jr. Otherwise, the awards were spread out pretty evenly throughout the evening.
Get the full list of 2019 Saturn Award winners below. Read More »