In a bit of an upset over Stucky and Stormpilot, Olicity won “Ship of the Year” at the 2016 MTV Fandom Awards. Teen Wolf, which announced its final season, won the coveted “Fandom of the Year” award. The awards were presented as part of the MTV Fandom Fest events at Petco park but you can […]
Before you all rush to say Arrow, here’s the whole line-up of keycards from WBTV this year for SDCC. It’s the eighth year in a row they’ve sponsored these valued mementos of time spent standing in line then collapsing in exhaustion on your hotel bed. Arrow (premieres Wednesday, October 5, at 8/7c on The CW): […]
According to a report from TVline, Arrow’s Echo Kellum (You’re the Worst) has been promoted to a series regular as of season five. The actor plays Curtis Holt on the show, a character that fans might identify as Mr. Terrific. Holt first appeared on the second episode of this most recent season as a Palmer Technologies […]
Unlike the eponymous ABC TV show, Marvel’s new Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. comic isn’t bound by budgets, cameos or contracts. Series writer and Arrow executive producer Marc Guggenheim is using that freedom to tell an expansive, grandiose story that seeks to transform the way you experience the Marvel Universe. Following a recent editorial, Comics Beat reporter […]
Just a couple of quick notes before the weekend hits: The CW announced today that it would be giving early renewals to 11 of its programs including everything under its DC Comics slate: The Flash, Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and iZombie. This is welcome, but unsurprising, news as those first three series are among the […]
Last week, fellow Beat writer Alex Jones wrote this article about the TV show Arrow and it’s treatment of female characters. I don’t really follow Arrow, so I can’t say whether I agree with his assessment. But the premise got me thinking about whether any of these shows could pass the Bechdel test, i.e. the new standard for fictional female characters.