‘Alley Oop’ Comic Strip May Be Going The Way Of The Dinosaurs
Alley Oop, the 86-year-old comic strip caveman who spawned a popular song, a TV animated cartoon series, and whose adventures once appeared in 800 newspapers, may be going extinct.
Cartoonists Jack and Carole Bender announced last month that they are retiring from creating the strip, with the last original Alley Oop appearing yesterday. Andrews McMeel Syndication, the distributor, said the strip will go into reruns through the end of the year. After that, no plans have… 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
‘The Chew’ Final Episode: First-Look Photos & Some Series Stats
After seven seasons and thousands of culinary delights, ABC’s The Chew taped its final episode today. Check out some first-look photos from the set above and below.
Launched in September 2011, the Daytime Emmy-winning series that celebrates life through food will wrap after Friday’s last show. The network cooked The Chew‘s goose three weeks ago, canceling it in favor of a third hour of Good Morning America.
Ranging from cooking and home entertaining to exploring food… Read
Benedict Cumberbatch On Journey Of ‘Patrick Melrose,’ More ‘Sherlock,’ Brexit, ‘Dr. Strange’ & Pay Equity Transparency
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tomorrow's Patrick Melrose finale on Showtime and the ending of Avengers: Infinity War.
"This is a window into English society and a particular story and a very cherished character that is very unusual, I think, in dramatic terms," Benedict Cumberbatch says of Patrick Melrose, the limited series about addiction and abuse at the enriched upper echelon that concludes tomorrow on Showtime. "We have seen the deprivations of… Read
‘The Fosters’ Series Finale: Co-Creator Bradley Bredeweg Says Goodbye, Talks Impact Of Show’s LGBTQ Storytelling
The time has come to say goodbye to what can arguably be TV’s most progressive family in history — or as some of the kids may say these days: TV’s most “woke” family. Created by Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige, The Fosters ended its five-season run tonight after providing television landscape with a series that gave a new meaning of a modern family. The Fosters tackled normal family drama such as sibling dynamics, teen angst, parent-child conflict, and domestic strife… Read
What Happens Now To The Spies Next Door?: ‘The Americans’ EPs On Mindblowing Series Finale
Spoiler Alert: The following postmortem contains details about tonight’s series finale of The Americans on FX
Imagine you’re FBI agent Stan Beeman (Noah Emmerich), and you just learned that the next door neighbors who’ve been your best friends for the last few years are literally Soviet spies, the types you’ve been hunting all this time during the tail-end years of the Cold War.
Wouldn’t you just lose it?
But, no, Stan kept his cool. And though he had the Jennings spy… Read