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Marvel’s Netflix Defenders have largely kept to their home turf of Hell’s Kitchen, appearing at New York Comic-Con, rather than the big show in San Diego, but if anyone could break the mold, it’d be Luke Cage. Yes, sweet Christmas, Luke Cage is coming to Comic-Con 2016 for a sneak peek of the new Netflix series.
You may have heard of a small indie program on one of the smaller networks, HBO’s Game of Thrones. People talk about it. In any case, this program appears to have aired a Season 6 finale recently, for which the ratings apparently reached an all-time high. You may commence removing your jaws from the floor, and/or cease howling in confusion.
Agent Carter may not return to ABC anytime soon, but that won’t stop Marvel’s TV band from getting back together this fall. Not only do we know when Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 4 and all ABC’s other wares will premiere in 2016, but also when Hayley Atwell’s new legal drama Conviction will make Peggy proud.
It seems like only yesterday we learned that Orphan Black would close down #CloneClub for good with Season 5, but we can’t well wait until summer 2017 for a proper send-off. Thankfully, Comic-Con 2016 will give us the Orphan Black goodbye we deserve, along with an introduction to Max Landis’ Dirk Gently, but where’s Doctor Who?
NBC’s DC office comedy Powerless skipped out on a first trailer by its midseason placement, but with a full debut scheduled for Comic-Con 2016, the series has at least a few new details to offer. New interviews with the cast tease not only the first official DC villain featured in the show, but additional details of the main characters.
Arrow Season 5 has gone on a tear of adding new heroes and villains, but lost in the shuffle has been Echo Kellum’s Terrific promotion of Curtis Holt to series regular. The Arrow bunker will feel plenty crowded this fall, but what role might Kellum’s Holt end up playing, especially after Felicity’s big change this season?
Game of Thrones cleared yet more villains off the board in Season 6, presumably to make way for ultimate big bad the Night(’s) King, though Season 7 has a ways to go before the undead army offers a clear and present danger. Following Sunday’s big finale, showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss offer their take on the Night King pursing those blue lips to finally say something, as well what it might take to get past that pesky Wall.
Game of Thrones left us with quite a few upsets by Season 6 finale “The Winds of Winter,” though certain reappearances more than ever exacerbated running questions of how quickly characters traverse the map. Now, writer-producer Bryan Cogman offers a frank answer to said riddle, one which sadly never ends with Arya’s best rendition of “I’m On A Boat.”
Among the many, many new series arriving on Netflix this year, we’re perhaps most eager for a look at Baz Lurhmann’s ‘70s hip-hop drama The Get Down, its first episodes due to arrive in August. Even without a full first season to premiere, the latest trailer makes The Get Down a strong contender for the year’s most electric.
We’re astonishingly late into the year to have no knowledge of American Horror Story Season 6's central theme, but toss another familiar face onto its cast. Cheyenne Jackson has confirmed his return for the next American Horror Story, whatever it is, whenever it takes place, and whoever else will join him.