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
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
Dakota Fanning Talks ‘The Alienist’, Empowerment & Allure Of Binge TV – Next Generation TV
"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
"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
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
“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
‘SMILF’s Frankie Shaw On Season 2’s Risks, Tackling Sexual Abuse & That Title – Next Generation TV
"I feel that it is so similar – the process of being a single mom with a young child and creating and running a TV show – there is almost no difference," SMILF creator, showrunner and star Frankie Shaw says in the first installment of Deadline’s second season of Next Generation TV. "You are thinking about the show and the stories at every moment of the day, even when you are not thinking about it," adds the Golden Globe nominee.
Based on Shaw's 2015 Sundance Film… Read
Uber Riders To Get Exclusive NBC Olympics Video Content Under Partnership
Taking an Uber will come with some extra luge content over the next two and a half weeks under a novel partnership between the ride-share giant and NBC.
During the PyeongChang Games, which start Thursday, Uber riders across the country will be able to access Olympic athlete interviews and highlights curated daily by NBC Olympics.
Once riders begin their trips, they can access – through the Uber app and a link to an NBC Olympics site – interviews, highlights, and content… Read
“The Eve Of Media Madness”: Sinclair-Tribune Deal Nears Key FCC Crossroads
As a group of 15 Democratic senators is calling for a federal investigation of the FCC’s review of Sinclair’s pending acquisition of Tribune Media, and former regulator Michael Copps is warning of Thursday’s pivotal FCC meeting, “We are on the eve of media madness.” Ties between the regulatory agency and President Donald Trump are at the center of the fight.
A letter signed by the senators expressed “strong concerns that the FCC's ongoing review of the proposed merger of… Read
‘Underground’s Aisha Hinds On Importance Of Harriet Tubman Today – Next Generation TV
"I still struggle to find the words to really encapsulate what that experience was for me," says Aisha Hinds of playing Harriet Tubman this season on Underground. "As an artist, by all means, it was an incredible, exciting venture and challenge to bring theater on to television," she adds in our Next Generation TV interview about that Season 2 episode titled “Minty,” which was essentially a one-woman show of Hinds as the iconic abolitionist.
Like past Next Gen TV… Read
‘American Gods’ Star Ricky Whittle On What His Shadow Moon Is Made Of – Next Generation TV
"This is a monster and as the world has seen, there's nothing like this on TV," Ricky Whittle says of American Gods during this week's Next Generation TV one-on-one conversation.
"We're in a great privileged position where we have a platform to tell stories and to entertain but also educate," The 100 alum adds of Bryan Fuller and Michael Green’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman's acclaimed and sprawling 2001 novel. "These themes that have become very relevant now in the current… Read