Punk Playlist: 10 Songs Chosen To Honor Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Finale
Anthony Bourdain’s last meal on the final original episode of CNN’s Parts Unknown was as simple as could be: Hard-boiled eggs served up by his old friend, the musician and artist John Lurie, capping an episode devoted to their old stomping ground, Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
“I came for heroin and I came for music,” said Bourdain about the punk & drugs era of pre-gentrified 1970s-early ’80s Lower East Side. Among the guests on this finale: Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of… Read
‘Alley Oop’ Comic Strip To Be Revived In January By New Creative Team
UPDATE: Apparently the comic strip “Alley Oop” will not go extinct. The New York Times has indicated the strip, currently in hibernation, will be revived in January.
The new creative team behind the strip will be writer Joey Alison Sayers and artist Jonathan Lemon. They will tell the tale of Alley Oop six days a week, Monday through Saturday. On Sundays, they will shift to the story of Li'L Oop, a new, pre-teen version of Alley Oop that set in his early middle-school… Read
‘Timeless’: NBC Sets Premiere Date For Two-Hour Series Finale
NBC has set a December 20 airdate for the two-hour series finale of Timeless, the time-travel drama it canceled after Season 1 in 2017, uncanceled months later after a fan outcry then axed again in June after its sophomore run.
The network greenlighted the series-wrapping movie in late July. Timeless creators/writers/executive producers Shawn Ryan and Eric Kripke said at the time, "While we wish we could've made another dozen seasons of Timeless, this is the next best… Read
‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Co-Creator On Tonight’s Final Season Debut, The End & The Musical That May Follow
SPOILER ALERT: This article contains details about the fourth and final season of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, debuting tonight.
"We had the general trajectory and the sort of general movements of four chapters in our mind when we started and we have mostly stuck to that, " admits Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-creator Aline Brosh McKenna of the blueprint she and Rachel Bloom had for the crisp musical dramedy that premieres its fourth and final season tonight on the CW.
The Bloom penned… Read
Batman Set To Rise In ‘Gotham’ Series Finale – New York Comic Con
Fanboys and fangirls learned today at New York Comic-Con that the fifth and final season fo Fox’s Gotham promises to have plenty of villains (Bane!), a broken back of a beloved butler, and the debut of the Caped Crusader.
In addition to Batman swooping into Gotham, a slew of baddies will be ready to fight the Dark Knight in season 5 including the return of Zsasz, Mad Hatter, Scarecrow, Hugo Strange — and Penguin will have a dog! There will also be some new villains added… Read
‘Shades Of Blue’ Series Finale Review: JLo NYPD Drama Fails Clutch Test In The End
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's Shades of Blue series finale.
"You've got all your tomorrows lined up." So says Ray Liotta's on-the-run NYPD Lt. Matt Wozniak, unintentionally ironically reassuring his Jennifer Lopez-played protégée Detective Harlee Santos tonight on the Season 3 and series finale of NBC’s Shades of Blue.
While a Liotta-led spinoff for the low-rated, cliché-filled corrupt cop drama could feasibly be launched off the close of Shades… Read
Priyanka Chopra Says Goodbye to Alex Parrish As ‘Quantico’ Airs Series Finale
Parting is such sweet sorrow, as some English guy once wrote. And so it is for Priyanka Chopra, who became a worldwide sensation through her portrayal of FBI agent Alex Parrish. She was the first South Asian to headline a major American network drama.
Quantico was the vehicle for Chopra’s People’s Choice Award as Favorite Dramatic TV Actress in 2017, a reflection of her vast popularity. She took to tonight to bid farewell to her legions of fans.
for female… Read
‘Quantico’ Series Finale: ABC Thriller Ends With A Bang, Not A Whimper, As Conor Devlin & Alex Parrish Meet Their Fates
Spoiler alert: This story contains details from tonight's Quantico series finale.
After three seasons on ABC, the Priyanka Chopra-starring FBI thriller Quantico has come to an end, and left little on the table.
Action-packed series finale "Who Are You?" takes us back to Dublin, Ireland—to a church where Eamon Devlin's funeral is being held. Boldly striding into the church, even with on-again, off-again FBI agent Alex Parrish (Priyanka Chopra) sitting in the pews—and her… Read
‘The Originals’ Series Finale Ratings Even With 2016, ‘World Of Dance’ Kicks Up
There was a lot of love and bookending for the end of The Originals (0.3/1) last night as The Vampire Diaries spinoff closed out five seasons with a bit of bite.
Matching its ratings result among adults 18-49 of last week, the New Orleans-set supernatural show pulled off the increasingly rare feat of being even with its last season finale of June 23 last year in the key demo. Also, at least in fast affiliates so far, The Originals series and Season 5 "When The Saints Go… Read
‘The Originals’ Series Finale: Showrunner Julie Plec Talks Poetically Tragic Ending & How TVDU Lives On With ‘Legacies’
SPOILER ALERT: This post contains details from tonight’s episode of The Originals. The time has come. The Originals has bitten its last neck, howled at its last full moon and cast its last spell. Wednesday night marked the series finale of the popular supernatural Vampire Diaries spin-off series and there definitely was closure — but it came at the cost of two lives. There is a lot to unpack with this installment of The Vampire Diaries universe, or as showrunner Julie Plec… Read
‘Code Black’ Series Finale: CBS Medical Drama Ends With Epic & Emotional Bang
SPOILER ALERT: This article contains details about tonight’s series finale of Code Black.
If you are going to go out, go out with a bang — that seemed to be the sentiment for the Code Black series finale tonight on CBS.
The medical drama was not short on the drama as it stacked intense, near-death moments in and outside of Angels Memorial. The Season 3-ending episode, appropriately titled “The Business of Saving Lives,” also served up some emotional connections with the… Read
‘Halo’ Live-Action Series Based On Xbox Video Game Franchise Set At Showtime
Showtime has given a 10-episode series order to Halo (working title), an hourlong live-action scripted drama based on the award-winning Xbox video game franchise, from Awake creator Kyle Killen, Rise of the Planet of the Apes helmer Rupert Wyatt and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television.
Killen serves as writer, executive producer and showrunner of the series. Wyatt will direct multiple episodes and also executive produce. Halo (wt) is produced by Showtime in association… Read