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DC Universe Unveils First Look At ‘Titans’ On Batman Day

Today is Batman Day, an annual celebration of the anniversary of the Dark Knight’s first appearance in Detective Comics #27, which mysteriously happened in May 1939. Since there are no coincidences, the Batman Day celebration coincides with yesterday’s launch of DC Universe, a new streaming subscription service emerging from beta. The platform offers archived DC Comics, films, TV episodes and original programming. The initial slate includes digitally-remastered… Read


Fox Invests $100 Million In Caffeine, A Social Broadcasting Platform

21st Century Fox

Continuing to prepare for life after the Disney deal, 21st Century Fox said it has led a $100 million fundraising round for a yet-to-launch social broadcasting platform called Caffeine. The round also included participation from existing Caffeine investors Andreessen Horowitz and Greylock Partners, as well as other undisclosed partners. Along with the funding, Caffeine also announced a deal with Live Nation to bring live music concerts to the social broadcast platform in… Read


‘Vida’s Tanya Saracho On Starz’s East L.A. Drama, Seeing Herself & Having A Vision – Next Generation TV

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"Out of 520 shows right now, now five are of a Latinx gaze, you know," Vida executive producer Tanya Saracho notes of her Starz series and the culture for which it comes in the math of the Peak TV Era. "That's not enough,” she added. “We make up almost 20% of this country, so that's erasure. So for so long we've been erased." Having inked a three-year overall deal with the Lionsgate-owned premium cabler this year, the once Chicago-based playwright, How to Get Away With Mur… Read


Jonathan Tucker On Playing ‘Westworld’s Major Craddock, Being Of Service & Below The Line Talent – Next Generation TV

Jonathan Tucker

"The train is going at 150 miles an hour — you better be going 200 so that you on your horse can latch up onto the moving vehicle and then make some progress, because you are trying to be of service to the character and be of service to the project," Jonathan Tucker says of the pressures and pleasures of joining Westworld this season. "So you have to do a lot of work before you show up because there's very little room for error," the Kingdom veteran adds in the latest… Read


‘Atlanta’s Brian Tyree Henry On “Daunting” Season 2, Grief & ‘Hotel Artemis’ – Next Generation TV

Brian Tyree Henry

"This season, especially for my character Alfred, was incredibly daunting," Brian Tyree Henry reveals of the second season of FX's Emmy winning Atlanta and his up and coming rap star role of Alfred "Paper Boi" Miles. "He keeps rising, keeps rising, he's starting to do promotions and doing concerts and things like that but he's in a town that he's been born and raised in and he doesn't know it any more," the Tony Award nominated Lobby Hero actor adds in this week's Next… Read


‘The Americans’ Holly Taylor On The Series Finale, Spinoff Chances & Growing Up On Screen – Next Generation TV

Holly Taylor

"I can't believe almost all of my teenage years were spent on that TV show, and I was lucky enough to have that opportunity," says Holly Taylor of The Americans, which airs its Season 6 and series finale tomorrow. "So I still haven't wrapped my head around it — I don't know if I ever will," adds the actor who literally grew up on FX playing Paige Jennings, the daughter and enthusiastic "second generation illegal" of Soviet spy moles played by Keri Russell and Matthew… Read


Natalie Dormer On New ‘Picnic At Hanging Rock,’ ‘Game Of Thrones’ & Equity – Next Generation TV

Natalie Dormer

"The original material of the novel is such a great story, and it has so much to give, then, like a lot of stories that we revisit in the industry, it lends itself very easy to a wider interpretation," Natalie Dormer says of Amazon's adaptation of Picnic At Hanging Rock, which of course was also a seminal film from director Peter Weir in 1975. "You've got six hours here to handle the original 200 pages of Joan Lindsay's book," Game of Thrones alum Dormer adds of the… Read


Dakota Fanning Talks ‘The Alienist’, Empowerment & Allure Of Binge TV – Next Generation TV

Dakota Fanning

"It kind of pushed me in a different way, I had to be very adaptable and also really hyper-focused to know exactly what came before and what was going to come after the scene we were doing, what episode we were in, where the characters were at," Dakota Fanning says on this week’s edition of Next Generation TV, regarding her experience on her first starring role in a TV series, TNT’s deft thriller The Alienist. Still the youngest SAG Award nominee ever (for her performance… Read


‘StartUp’s Edi Gathegi & Otmara Marrero Talk Season 3, Inspiration & Betting On Bitcoin – Next Generation TV

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"I think scope and relationships have evolved," StartUp star Edi Gathegi says of how the Sony Crackle tech thriller series has changed going into its third season. "We go to places that are much bigger than any of us thought we could do on that network," the Twilight Saga alum adds. "I think one of the themes about this upcoming season is loyalty and responsibility.” Gathegi was joined by fellow cast member Otmara Marrero on the latest installment of Next Generation TV… Read


‘Unsolved’s Wavyy Jonez & Marcc Rose On Tonight’s Finale & Playing Tupac & B.I.G. – Next Generation TV

Wavvy Jonez Marcc Rose

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight’s Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. finale on USA Network. "There was a lot of information that was spilled in Unsolved that hasn't been touched on," Wavyy Jonez says of Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. in our latest installment of Next Generation TV. "You'll get closure," adds Marcc Rose of tonight's finale of the USA Network series, on which he plays Tupac Shakur to… Read


How To Watch The 2018 Daytime Emmy Awards

The 2018 Daytime Emmy Awards are an online thing this year, lacking a broadcast TV outlet since 2015. But if you have a computer or a smart TV and a good Internet connection, you can still watch all the action live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, CA. Hosts Mario Lopez (Extra) and Sheryl Underwood of The Talk will bring the celebration to you starting at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT. The event will be livestreamed on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Periscope… Read


Cory Hardrict & Katrina Law On Taking ‘The Oath’, The Value Of 50 Cent & More – Next Generation TV

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“I think when you have a format that’s only 10 episodes, and you know that you don’t have a studio or a network basically dictating what you can or cannot do, it leaves a lot of freedom to explore different realms,” says Katrina Law about Sony Crackle’s original series The Oath, adding, “It’s interesting that people are really gravitating to this because they do want to see something that is outside the box and not normally what’s tackled on network television … I don’t… Read