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It didn't take long for HBO to give fans of The Last of Us what they want — the apocalyptic drama is officially getting a second season. This comes as no surprise after HBO announced that The Last of Us is the network's second-largest debut after House of the Dragon, with the first episode drawing more than 22 million views in the U.S. alone. Still, the renewal comes early in the season, just before the third episode airs Sunday, January 29.
The long-awaited return of Party Down is upon us. On February 24, the comedy will be back on Starz after a 13-year hiatus, but what exactly brings these characters together after all this time has been unclear. Well, a new trailer shows us that not much has changed, and almost everyone is donning that iconic pink bowtie once again.
Though it’s certainly a teen drama about werewolves, Paramount+’s Wolf Pack is also a collection of comeback stories. For one, it marks series creator Jeff Davis’ return to the lupine fold, after he delivered the Teen Wolf series back in 2011. (Appropriately, a Teen Wolf companion film is also coming to Paramount+ on January 26.) But perhaps even more significantly for horror fans, the series brings Sarah Michelle Gellar back to genre storytelling. While she isn’t slaying vampires this time around, she’s still got the sparky wit and emotional nuance that made her a legend in horror television. Even when the new series can’t rise to her level, she proves she was born for this type of work.
The Roys are back. HBO announced Season 4 of Succession will debut on Sunday, March 26 at 9:00 PM ET on HBO and HBO Max. The new season will pick up in the midst of Season 3's drama with the sale of Waystar Royco to Lukas Matsson (Alexander Skarsgård) on the horizon and familial divide among the Roys growing wider and wider.
After 'Gunsmoke,' the actor faced health challenges that ultimately killed her. Here's Amanda Blake's cause of death and a possible reason why her friends said she died of throat cancer.
When the Korean drama Squid Game hit Netflix in September 2021, it was an instant success. Within the first four weeks, the series garnered 1.65 billion hours of streaming, easily taking the title of most-watched Netflix series, a title it still holds onto today. So it wasn’t completely shocking when Netflix not only renewed the series for another season but also in June 2022 announced a competition reality show inspired by the series called Squid Game: The Challenge. What didn’t quite add up, however, was whether or not Netflix understood the message of the original show, which criticizes capitalistic and classist societies that value wealth over humanity. And after medics had to be called for some contestants on day one of filming, it seems obvious that they don’t.
Not many people can land a TV deal while on house arrest, but famed con artist Anna Sorokin (aka Anna Delvey) has proven that if anyone can do it, she can. Variety reports that a new unscripted series starring Sorokin called Delvey’s Dinner Club is currently in the works. The project comes courtesy of Butternut, former Food Network president Courtney White’s lifestyle and entertainment media company. In a statement Sorokin said, “I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with Wheelhouse and Butternut to bring my vision to a wider audience and share a glimpse of the real Anna Delvey.”
It's nearly 10 minutes into the first episode of Poker Face, the clever and crackling new mystery series, before we see the show's star, Natasha Lyonne. By the time we meet her character, Charlie Cale, we've seen the bad guy, a murder has already been committed, and we know who did it. Every episode in this Peacock series is structured this way; the real suspense lies in Charlie's arrival. How will she find herself mixed up in this particular case? What's her angle going to be to nail the criminals? Charlie isn't a cop or a private eye; she's a woman on the run from a mobster, who has a habit of forging connections with doomed people and an uncanny ability to tell when someone is lying. That's the entire premise of Poker Face, and it works incredibly well on its own Columbo-esque charms.
It’s all fun and games until somebody uses their superpowers to start a violent revolution. The trailer for Prime Video’s The Power goes hard on the show's high-concept premise, about all the teenage girls in the world simultaneously developing the ability to conduct electricity through their hands. Playing...
“I’m not like other people,” Paul T. Goldman says in the final episode of the Peacock series of the same name. And he’s absolutely right. In a time where originality is harder and harder to come by, everything about Goldman, from the way he purses his lips to his dogged determination to the supposed life he’s led up until now, is unlike anyone else. That’s part of what makes director Jason Woliner’s experimental hybrid docuseries, Paul T. Goldman, so compelling. It’s also what makes the show impossible to replicate.
In a world of expanded universes, prequels, and spinoffs to even the most middling of genre properties, it's charmingly quaint that Teen Wolf has returned simply as a continuation made-for-TV-movie. The MTV teen drama (which was itself an in-name-only adaptation for the Michael J. Fox '80s comedy) ran for six seasons, from 2011 to 2017, and concluded without any major cliffhangers or unanswered questions. There was no real pressing need for a Teen Wolf movie beyond creator Jeff Davis and (most of) the stars of the show wanting to get the band back together again, and sometimes that's good enough. While Teen Wolf: The Movie offers plenty to quibble about — including two original cast members who are probably too conspicuous in their absence — it also settles pretty quickly into classic Teen Wolf. Of course, classic Teen Wolf tended to really load up on plot and mythology, and considering the nearly six-year absence, it's no surprise that a lot of what goes down in the movie requires a bit of unpacking.
Freeform thriller The Watchful Eye may look like a spiritual successor to Cruel Summer, the anthology that became an instant hit when it debuted in 2021, but viewers would be wise to resist comparing the two. While Cruel Summer’s first season examined grooming and the villainization of women by 1990s media culture, The Watchful Eye layers a Hitchcockian premise with the “eat the rich” sentiment that has taken hold of contemporary pop culture. The result is a young adult drama that’s both compulsively watchable and socially aware, a rare combination in the genre.
Peacock is getting out of the free streaming game. A sign-up page on Peacock's website reveals new customers are no longer able to create a free account, once a key component of the service's branding. As The Hollywood Reporter notes, NBCUniversal launched Peacock in 2020 with the promise that it...
He may have the silliest name, but Tricki Woo is the most powerful dog on TV. Consider this clip from “What a Balls Up!,” the Season 3 episode of All Creatures Great and Small that aired January 29 on PBS. Clip provided by Masterpiece. Those who watch the...
[Spoilers abound for The Last of Us Episode 3, "Long Long Time," and both The Last of Us games.]. In the decade since its release, much has been written about representation within The Last of Us video game and, even more notably, its sequel Part II. The series has garnered as much praise for its handling of queer relationships in the midst of an apocalyptic scenario as criticism about the way the games approach everything from race to trans characters.