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‘The Mandalorian’ and Baby Yoda set for October 30 Return

The Mandalorian has become one of the flagship shows of the Disney+ streaming platform. Such has been the popularity of the programme that Season Two was practically guaranteed before the final episode aired. As production was completed before the Covid-19 pandemic hit, all we have been waiting for is the date. Well, now fans have […]Read More

The full lineup has been released for this year’s ‘Strictly

Get your glitterballs at the ready – Strictly Come Dancing is back! Amidst the fears that Strictly wouldn’t be able to go ahead this year, the BBC has confirmed that the iconic show will return. On Tuesday evening, the first three celebrities were announced by The One Show presenters Alex Jones and Amol Rajan. Actress […]Read More

‘Pretty Little Liars’ Reboot Reportedly In The Works

The hit TV show Pretty Little Liars is the latest series set to get the reboot treatment, three years after its end in 2017. The show ran for seven seasons on Freeform and was followed by spin-off Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists which ran for only one season last year. The rebooted version of the […]Read More

First trailer has dropped for ‘The Comey Rule’, the miniseries

If you’ve been keeping up with American politics since Donald Trump took office in 2016, you’ll have no doubt heard of the name James Comey. Comey was the director of the FBI from September 2013 to May 2017. During this time, he was tasked with investigating the controversy surrounding Hilary Clinton’s e-mails whilst Clinton was […]Read More

Jake Gyllenhaal to star in TV adaptation of ‘A Suspense

Hollywood star and Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain, Nightcrawler, Spider-Man: Far From Home) is set to star in upcoming TV series based on Ian Parker’s 2019 New Yorker article: A Suspense Novelist’s Trail of Deceptions. The article accuses Dan Mallory, author of suspense novel The Woman in the Window, of fabricating aspects of his […]Read More

Netflix cancels Hasan Minhaj’s ‘Patriot Act’

Two days ago, comedian Hasan Minhaj announced on Twitter that his popular Netflix talk-show Patriot Act has been cancelled. After 39 episodes across six seasons, Patriot Act has seen its fair share of controversy and criticism, particularly in 2019 when Netflix removed an episode from streaming in Saudi Arabia after complaints it was critical of […]Read More

The Ellen Show: three top producers axed over toxic workplace

After weeks of questions over its future, news has emerged that The Ellen DeGeneres Show has axed three of its top senior producers – executive producers Ed Glavin and Kevin Leman, and co-executive producer Jonathan Norman – amid the ongoing controversy. In the aftermath of the #SpeakingOut movement, many notable celebrities began to have their questionable […]Read More

“I’m Irish.” – Paul Mescal vs the British Empire

I’m Irish. — Paul Mescal (@mescal_paul) July 29, 2020 “[Paul Mescal] leads the British Emmy nominees” – The Daily Mail “Strong showing of British talent including Paul Mescal nominated for Normal People” – The Guardian Incredible scenes unfolded on Twitter the morning following the announcement of the 2020 Emmy nominees: Paul Mescal, nominated for his […]Read More

TV News: BBC Reach New Global Audience Milestone

The BBC has continued to take global audiences by storm, as the UK public broadcaster announced recently that they had reached a new milestone in growing their worldwide audience. The BBC have managed to grow their worldwide audience by 11 per cent over 2019, pulling in 486.32 million viewers a week. This is a new […]Read More

Malaysian Government Rules Mandatory License On Filmmaking

A new law about filmmaking in Malaysia was announced last Thursday by the Minister for Communications and Multimedia, Saifuddin Abdullah. He stated that “no one can participate in any film production, distribution or broadcast activities or any combination of these activities unless a licence is issued authorising the person to do so.” Besides the possibly […]Read More

BritBox Streaming Service Plans to Expand to 25 Countries

BritBox, the streaming service backed by a joint venture between BBC Studios and ITV, has planned to expand its services to an extra 25 countries across the world. The service, which aims to enhance legacy media platforms and rival Netflix and Amazon Prime, will expand across continents including Europe, Asia, and South America.  First launched […]Read More

Emmy Nominations 2020 – Netflix receives more nominations than any

The nominations for September’s Emmy Awards have been announced, with a host of surprise inclusions and omissions offering multiple talking points. Netflix has shown that is truly the king of television, breaking the record previously held by HBO for the most nominations ever for a network, studio, or streaming platform with a total of 160 […]Read More