Captain America’s Shield has place of honor in Colbert’s Late Show


I didn’t get a chance to make a screen cap, but watching last night’s debut of The Late Show Starring Stephen Colbert, I was pleased to see that Captain America’s Shield—presented to him by Joe Quesada in a long ago episode of the Colbert Report—was given a prominent place on the set. Given that Colbert […]


Fear the Walking Dead sets cable rating record in premiere


What is the ONE thing that is most important for cast members of a show set in the zombie apocalypse? Read on to find out!


USA Networks making a pilot from Brooklyn Animal Control


Comics on TV! An emerging trend. While The WB and the Walking Dead-iverse seem to have been having the most success on broadcast TV, IDW is getting into the game with Brooklyn Animal Control, the comics by JT Petty (Splinter Cell) and Stephen Thompson is in development as a pilot at USA Network, with Petty […]


SDCC ’15: Listen to our interviews with the stars of DC and Marvel Television (and Hannibal)

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For those of you who don’t know, my fellow Entertainment Editor, Hannah Lodge and I, along with Beat Contributors Harper Harris and Cal Cleary, host a mostly-weekly podcast together for our site, GeekRex (where we also write-up comic and movie reviews, along with the rare television and game piece). For the latest episode, Heidi has been […]


SDCC ’15: Hannibal crew teases season three time jump and possible feature film


Though Hannibal has yet to find a new home for a potential fourth season, showrunner Bryan Fuller said during an SDCC panel that he was investigating the possibility of a feature film instead.


SDCC ’15 Free Uber Rides from Colony!


Last year it was Gotham, which was mad cool, but this year you can get free Uber rides via Colony, the new TV show starring Lost’s Josh Hollway and The Waling Dead’s Sarah Wayna Callies about the struggle of one family in an occupied future LA. You’ll be able to hitch a ride in various vehicles including “military vehicles.” Free rides and atmosphere PLUS Josh Holloway? You know what, maybe Comic-Con is cool.


Universal Television to bring Heroes Reborn to Hall H


Universal television announces its big Sunday panel


First Look at the New Powerpuff Girls


The City of Townsville is….getting a preview! Cartoon Network has released some info on the new Powerpuff Girls cartoon which comes out last year. The new version of the 90s classic will be produced by Nick Jennings (Adventure Time) and Bob Boyle (Wow! Wow! Wubzy!) and includes Amanda Leighton, Kristen Li and Natalie Palamides as […]


Comic-Con International and Lionsgate team for new nerd-focused VOD service

WonderCon isn’t the only part of the CCI empire that’s going “Hollywood.” CCI has just signed a deal with Lionsgate for a new subscription video-on-demand service that will launch later this year. Lionsgate—the studio known for The Hunger Games and the Divergent series among many others—and CCI—that’s Comic-Con International) the non-profit organization that runs the […]


Vertigo’s AMPED in development at USA Network


The USA Network held its “upfronts” at which pilots are announced, and the big news was Smackdown is coming HOME to the USA Network as the WWE rolls out a more millennial friendly and aspirational “For the Hero in All of Us” program. But also, a show based on an unannounced upcoming Vertigo series is […]


Who should play Jesse Custer in the Preacher TV Show?


The PReacher pilot is HAPPENING. I never believed this day would come. Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s scabrous, epic take on religion, armageddon and personal honor is still violent and shocking. But it’s happening.


WATCH: Marvel’s Sana Amanat and artist Phil Jimenez appear on The Nightly Show


The Nightly Show Last night’s The Nightly Show, the show hosted by Larry Whitmore, examined nerd culture and diversity. Guests included Marvel’s Director of Content & Character Development. Sana Amanat, artist Phil Jimenez (Spider-Man, Wonder Woman), comedian Mike Lawrence and rapper Jean Grae. The show included a “black Batman” sketch and some other discussion of […]


Christos and Ruth Gage announced as writers for Marvel and Netflix’s Daredevil

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More details continue to trickle in about the first Marvel/Netflix collaboration


The first three Daredevil episode titles and directors are revealed


Some exciting TV directors have signed aboard Marvel and Netflix’s first series


Jim Starlin’s Dreadstar is coming to TV


Jim Starlin will be teaming with Universal Cable Productions and Benderspink on the upcoming adaptation


Kirkman and Azaceta’s Outcast is headed to Cinemax


Hollywood comes calling for another Kirkman creation