Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #172

It’s Friday again and that means time for Richard and Joe to update you with some news and links spotted over the last few days with another Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense)! Shazam! Trailer drops The trailer for DC’s forthcoming Shazam movie (or simply Captain Marvel as he is to those of us of a certain age) hit the web, and it looks like it is striving to keep the delight and fun of the Big Red Cheese. So looking forward to this one, I have such a tremendous soft spot for Captain [Read Entire Story]

SDCC2018: New Life In ‘The Walking Dead’

After nine years on the air, The Walking Dead was in danger. There are only so many times the survivors can find a new location, watch as a new danger arises, fight the danger and move on. But in the new season, massive changes to the story are in the works, including the exit of two major characters In addition to the departure of Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and Maggie Greene (Lauren Cohan), the show also jumps forward two years to show to progression of the characters and the routines they [Read Entire Story]

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) # 171

Friday again? Well then it’s probably time for Richard and Joe have a little look see at all the comics news that they’ve noticed this week. Want yourself a job in comics? How much would you expect to make? Over at Creator Resource, a site for comic book freelancing tools and resources run by Stephanie Cooke, there’s a run-down of the page rates paid by various US comic companies, including Marvel, DC, and Image. At the moment the sample size is too small to really pull much [Read Entire Story]

‘Citizen Rose’ Unmasks Rose McGowan’s ‘Me Too’ Fight, Exposes "Army of Spies"

From a cult upbringing to Weinstein-hired spies and a warrant out for her arrest, McGowan leaves no stone unturned when documenting her life as an activist in the #MeToo era.read more SOURCE: Live Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Stephen Colbert Weighs In on Grammys’ Political Night

"That must have made Trump so mad, to see Hillary showing off how she can read," Colbert joked on 'The Late Show' Monday night.read more SOURCE: Live Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

‘Fuller House’ Renewed for Season 4 by Netflix

The streaming revival of the 1990s sitcom will be back for another season.read more SOURCE: Live Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

MPAA, Netflix Support FX’s Defense Against Olivia de Havilland

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is also backing the network, and suggests it may have been legally better off had it portrayed de Havilland as a human-worm hybrid.read more SOURCE: THR, Esq. - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

ABC Orders Pilots From Greg Berlanti, Marcia Clark and Scott Foley

The network has added seven pilots — six of them dramas — to its slate.read more SOURCE: Live Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

‘Murphy Brown’ Returning to CBS With 13 Episodes

Candice Bergen is returning for the sitcom reboot, which will air during the 2018-19 season.read more SOURCE: Live Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

AMC Asks Court to Pause ‘Walking Dead’ Lawsuit After New Frank Darabont Complaint

The network says a sequel suit is an "unfair attempt to game the system."read more SOURCE: THR, Esq. - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Trump’s Doctor Tells Audience "How Not Fat He Is" on ‘SNL’ Cold Open

In a spoof of the president's recent physical, Beck Bennett posed as Dr. Ronny Jackson to flatter Trump's looks, his ability to do the "Tide pod challenge" and his sex drive.read more SOURCE: Live Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Netflix Shows You Should Be Binging

As the awards season ramps up, the small screen is in an itty-bitty bit of a dry spell. Sure, there is prime time TV, but that comes and goes, taking a week off here and there as it pleases while audiences are forced to wait and develop hobbies. And heavy hitters like HBO still have a few month before they roll out their big guns like Westworld, set to return in the near future. Don’t like that answer? Well how about the fact that there is another year (yes, year) to wait until new episodes of [Read Entire Story]

Cosby Prosecutors Push for Other Accusers to Testify in Retrial

The Montgomery County DA is asking the court to let 19 women testify.read more SOURCE: THR, Esq. - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

On SNL Cold Open, Trump’s Doctor Tells Audience "How Not Fat He Is"

In a spoof of the president's recent physical, a cast member posing as Dr. Ronny Jackson flattered Trump's looks, his ability to do the "Tide pod challenge" and his sex drive.read more SOURCE: Live Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

‘Grey’s Anatomy’: Krista Vernoff and Camilla Luddington Go Inside Timely Domestic Abuse Episode

The showrunner and star talk with THR about parallels to the sexual harassment "reckoning" happening in Hollywood and what's next for Jo.read more SOURCE: Live Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

‘Black-ish’ Spinoff ‘Grown-ish’ Renewed for Season 2 at Freeform

Freeform’s Grown-ish is returning for a second season! The network made the announcement at the Freeform Summit on Thursday (January 18), just four episodes into season one. The spinoff of ABC’s hit comedy Black-ish has received a 20-episode second season order. Grown-ish, a half-hour comedy tackling current social issues and complexities facing both students and administrators, follows Zoey (Yara Shahidi), Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Rainbow’s (Tracee Ellis Ross) popular, entitled, [Read Entire Story]

‘Heathers’ TV Show Trailer: Teenage Angst Still Has a Body Count

These aren’t the Heathers you remember. In the 1988 cult classic, the original Heathers, played with icy conviction by Kim Walker, Shannon Doherty, and Lisanne Falk, were willowy, beautiful mean girls who terrorized their fellow high school students — until Winona Ryder and Christian Slater’s rebellious outsiders took fatal action against them. Heathers was a heightened, sadistic satire of the pitfalls of high school whose body count would arguably not play well post-Columbine. But [Read Entire Story]

‘One Mississippi,’ ‘I Love Dick,’ ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson’ Canceled at Amazon

All three comedies had been picked up under ousted executives Roy Price and Joe Lewis.read more SOURCE: Live Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

How ‘Versace’ Re-Created His Death — on the Designer’s Own Front Steps

Stars Edgar Ramriez, Darren Criss and Ricky Martin talk with THR about how filming inside Versace's actual home affected them.read more SOURCE: Live Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

TV channel Spike is no longer, so its social media manager had a field day

Better to go out with a bang than a whimper, we guess. TV channel Spike is going to be rebranded as the Paramount Network on Thursday, as owner Viacom looks to general entertainment programming on the 34-year old basic cable network. SEE ALSO: 10 TV shows we can't wait to see in 2018 So, as the days become numbered, Spike's social media presence has decided to well, not really care anymore. ; Viacom is killing off Spike TV & their social media person is having a fun type of meltdown [Read Entire Story]

More Evidence That Netflix and Amazon Have Joined a Legal War Against Piracy

The streamers join the studios in a lawsuit against Dragon Media.read more SOURCE: THR, Esq. - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Ryan Murphy’s ‘911’ Scores Early Season 2 Renewal at Fox

The procedural starring Peter Krause, Connie Britton and Angela Bassett has been a standout performer when factoring in DVR returns.read more SOURCE: Live Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

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