Netflix Baz Luhrmann hip-hop drama The Get Down has often seen more problems than praise, making headlines for its unusual structure and expense, rather than content. The first season’s second half may get things back on track, though Luhrmann now reveals a shorter count than expected, and what may change in a second season.
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It’s been almost 20 years since Mystery Science Theater 3000 was cancelled by the Sci-Fi Channel (this was back in the days when that station knew how to spell its own name). And bear in mind, this is after the show had already been cancelled once before, on Comedy Central, and its lone big-screen outting flopped in theaters. Just about any other series with that track record would be long dead and buried in 2017, but the legend of MST3K has grown over the years, aided in part by the ongoing popularity of its alumni, who’ve formed splinter groups like RiffTrax and Cinematic Titanic. Now, after a massively successful Kickstarter campaign, series creator Joel Hodgson is bringing MST3K back with an all-new cast on Netflix.
We’ll still have to wait until June for Orphan Black to begin its fifth and final season, but the Clone Club is officially back in business. See for yourself in a first round of photos from “The Final Trip,” and a new synopsis teasing Neolution’s final endgame.
Regardless of pop culture prowess, we’ve all heard those iconic titles that our brains automatically fill in. You say “citizen,” I say Citizen Kane! A “streetcar?” A Streetcar Named Desire! Or, you could be like this Wheel of Fortune contestant, who brain-farted out what might be the biggest mistake in game show history.
Chances are, any modern game show of the dating or talent variety owes some debt to The Gong Show and Dating Game creator Chuck Barris. Regardless of what you remember him by, the prolific TV host and producer has now sadly passed away at age 87.
It’s been some time since we’ve heard from John Singleton’s long-gestating crack-cocaine drama Snowfall, and it looks like the first flurries are finally here. See how crack began in 1983 South Central with a visceral first teaser for the summer premiere.
‘Flash’ and ‘Supergirl’ join voices for a long-anticipated musical “Duet,” but do the Music Meister’s antics measure up to their cartoon inspiration? And how next can the two top such a joyful DC collaboration? Find out in our full review!
Now that the space-dust has settled on one of Star Wars Rebels’ most anticipated showdowns, Season 3 is already preparing for this Saturday’s “Zero Hour” endgame. Thrawn looms large over the full set of photos, as well as a fresh clip from the hour-long event.
SNL has one heck of a Season 42 finish ahead, to follow Louis C.K. with Jimmy Fallon, Chris Pine, Melissa McCarthy and The Rock, and live on every coast at that. Of all those names, however, McCarthy might build the most anticipation, as the Sean Spicer impressionist says she’s already squirreling away notes for the next appearance.
Chappelle’s Show has been off the air long enough that you might overlook a connection to Key & Peele, though Dave Chappelle certainly popularized the format of comedians having carte blanche over a sketch show. Now, with Chappelle back in the spotlight for his Netflix special, the comedian reveals how Key & Peele “hurts my feelings,” even as he counts himself a fan.