In the coming years, we’re going to be seeing film adaptations of video games such as Hitman, Warcraft, Deus Ex, Assassin’s Creed and even Angry Birds. With major comic book properties wearing thin as Marvel and Warner Bros. wage all…
If the Emmys really wants to shake things up, they need to make one change that will affect everything about the awards as we know them: they need to split broadcast and cable television into their own divisions.
Despite a rough road on the business end, this season of The Legend of Korra still ended up being the most creatively successful one yet and, no matter what ultimately happens to the show from a business perspective, it will, like many cult friendly series, outlive the insanity of its airing dilemmas.
Today begins an unprecedented television event as, for the remainder of this month, basic cable newcomer FXX will celebrate its being the new, exclusive, syndication home of The Simpsons by airing every episode back-to-back-to-back. But while the marketing ploy may sound original, it’s actually nothing new.
This past Friday, NBC’s upcoming drama ‘State of Affairs’ became more than just a run-of-the-mill spy drama, it’s became a beacon of hope for series creators everywhere that, at one point or another, have had control ripped out of their hands.
With Shonda Rhimes, Alex Kurtzman and Robero Orci and Chuck Lorre all appearing with three series on television this year, we have to start wondering something: is the tradition of having the same set of people handle multiple shows at once hurting television as a whole?
While many are looking at summer 2014 as a time drenched in box office disappoint for American film studios, things aren’t much better on the small screen. There was hope that TNT’s new Sean Bean starer, Legends, from 24 executive producer Howard Gordon was going to change things, however, that’s not the case as, while good, Legends is far from memorable.
While the anticipation among fans was high and the initial reviews were worthwhile, what truly stood out in the return of Jack Bauer on 24: Live Another Day were the ratings expectations. Now, the big question is, did the series live up to the hype well enough in the ratings to warrant a continuation of Jack’s story. Unfortunately, the answer is not as certain as it was prior to May 5th.