Amazon Takes to Super Bowl to Boost New Streaming Series ‘Hanna’

Movie studios often use the Super Bowl to drop trailers for their coming blockbusters. Since last year, a rival source of video entertainment has been doing the same.

Amazon Prime Video will return to the Super Bowl this year, dropping a 60-second trailer for “Hanna,” a new drama centered on a powerful young girl who must thwart agents who want to take her down, along with her father. The commercial will will show Amazon getting more aggressive in the realm of big-game promotion: In Super Bowl Li, Amazon Prime released a trailer for “Jack Ryan,” a series that wasn’t set to debut for months.

General Hospital Spoilers: Kim Turns to Drew

General Hospital fans are not surprised that Ava is not sure what she wants to do in her future. She’s made some very poor choices in the past, and this is one of those times. She doesn’t seem to be making wise choices – ever – and we can’t help but wonder if she will ever get around to bothering with things like that. She’s been a mess for a long time, but we don’t know that she can get over this. She’s not someone who makes many good decisions, and this is not her day. She’s going to have

General Hospital Spoilers: Kim Turns to Drew

Sundance TV Review: ‘Now Apocalypse’

The new Starz series “Now Apocalypse” represents a merger of sorts between the two sides of director Gregg Araki’s career. Between 1987 and 2014, Araki produced multiple cult hit movies — several of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival — centering around an understanding of modern life, for young people, as fueled by the need for intimacy and the sense of impending disaster. (Not for nothing was his breakthrough film called “The Doom Generation.”) For the past few years, though, Araki has reinvented himself as a journeyman TV director, contributing episodes to series including “American Crime,” “13 Reasons Why,” “Riverdale,” and “Heathers.

You Season 2: Haunting of Hill House Star Tapped as New Female Lead

Joe Goldberg, meet your next obsession.

You has tapped Haunting of Hill House breakout Victoria Pedretti to join Season 2 as the Netflix series’ new female lead, TVLine has learned. The actress — spoiler alert! — fills the void left by Elizabeth Lail, whose Beck died at the hands of Penn Badgley’s psycho-stalker Joe in the Season 1 finale.

Pedretti’s character, Love Quinn, is an aspiring chef who’s working as a produce manager in a high-end grocery store. Unlike her predecessor, she is uninterested in the world of social media, branding and self-promotion, focused instead on leading an interesting life. She

Marc Vigil Returns to Spain’s Globomedia, Kicks-Off With Series ‘Malaka’

Globomedia, one of Spain’s leading TV fiction houses, part of media giant Mediapro, has tapped director Marc Vigil (“The Department of Time”) as a company series director and executive producer.

One of Vigil’s first tasks at Globomedia, where he already worked previously, will be to direct TV series “Malaka,” which Globomedia is preparing for Spanish pubcaster Rtve.

Vigil will then embark on two new projects, Globomedia announced Wednesday in a statement.

Vigil recently directed episodes of Rtve’s cult Spanish TV fiction “The Department of Time,” and, in Mexico, TV series “Diablo Guardián,” for Amazon Prime Video, and “Niño Santo,

At&T Brass Talk Debt Reduction Plans, DirecTV Content Costs and ‘Friends’ Deal

At&T chairman-ceo Randall Stephenson assured investors on Wednesday that At&T remains “laser-focused” on its promise to pare down its sky-high debt load.

“Our top priority for 2019 is driving down debt,” Stephenson told Wall Street analysts during the company’s fourth quarter earnings call.

Last year, At&T debt stood at $180 billion after it completed its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner. By the end of December, the number had dropped to $171 billion and At&T said it was targeting a reduction to $158 billion by the end of this year.

At&T chief financial officer John Stephens talked up the company

Mike Colter Keeps Hope Alive for a Luke Cage Revival

Marvel's Luke Cage was one of the first Netflix McU shows to get the ax, but star Mike Colter isn't ready to reveal what the canceled series had in store for Season 3 -- just in case it happens after all.

While appearing at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, to promote his film Before

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Vikings Finale Sneak Peek: No Stinkin' Border Wall Will Deter Bjorn's Army!

Vikings‘ already feral take on sibling rivalry is taken to a new extreme this Wednesday at 9/8c, when Bjorn and Ivar butt grimy heads in the History drama’s penultimate season finale.

At stake is the rule of Kattegat, the half-brothers’ hometown. As seen in the exclusive sneak peek above, Ivar the Boneless (played by Alex Hogh Andersen) is lording over the village when Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig) shows up with his own army.

Can a simple, old fashioned wall ward off Bjorn & Co.? Or will, like, ladders and poles (plus a rather cool, covered battering ram) help the warriors best

The Five Best Kodak Black Songs of All-Time

It’s usually fair to say that such articles are meant to be about the music and the skill of the artist, and for the most part Kodak Black does seem to have some skills on the mic. But in life he seems to have absolutely no skill at all since the amount of legal trouble he’s been in throughout the years is indication that he’s not the most stable individual. Unfortunately Black is the kind of individual that many look at and wonder why he’s still able to walk the streets since for all he’s done and all he’s gone

The Five Best Kodak Black Songs of All-Time

Justin Baldoni’s Wayfarer Entertainment Sells Majority Stake, Sets $25 Million Production Fund
Justin Baldoni’s Wayfarer Entertainment Sells Majority Stake, Sets $25 Million Production Fund

“Jane the Virgin” star Justin Baldoni has struck a deal with a private investor to sell a majority stake in his Wayfarer Entertainment banner to a private investor based in Chicago.

The transaction also calls for the investor, whose name was not disclosed, to establish a $25 million fund to produce content that is in keeping with Wayfarer’s mission of creating content that “brings people together.”

Wayfarer said the company was valued at $10 million in the deal with the investment fund dubbed 4S Bay. Baldoni said the influx of capital has come from a wealthy individual focused on impact investing.

Jessica Szohr Teases Orville Flirtation, Fun Gossip Girl Reunion Ahead
Jessica Szohr Teases Orville Flirtation, Fun Gossip Girl Reunion Ahead

The Orville has a sassy new security chief, in the former of Jessica Szohr.

Szohr made her debut last week as Lieutenant Talla Keyali, who stepped in to fill the void left by fellow Xelayan Alara Kitan (played by Halston Sage). Already, Talla was among the crew who first contact with a civilization that brutally segregated people based on their birth sign. With Episode 5 of the space dramedy’s second season landing this Thursday at 9/8c on Fox, Szohr — whose previous TV credits include Shameless, Complications and of course Gossip Girl — talks about transforming for the role, a “little flirtation” to come,

Don't Count on a Meghan Markle Cameo in Suits' Final Season

If you were holding out hope that Meghan Markle might take off those fancy fascinators long enough to make a quick goodbye cameo as Rachel Zane in Suits' ninth and final season, well, we've got bad news. Though the Duchess of Sussex is still wholly invested in the performing arts -- she was even

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A Million Little Things' Constance Zimmer Addresses Those Barbara Morgan Theories

The time has come, A Million Little Things fans, to find out who the eff Contance Zimmer is playing on the ABC drama.

The actress made a cameo in the pilot and had a single line two episodes ago, but who she's playing and what her role is in Jon's (Ron Livingston) suicide remains unclear. Many

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The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Ridge is Happy for Steffy

The Bold and the Beautiful fans are all kinds of upset about things right now, and we get it. We know that so many things are going on, and it’s hard to keep up. For one, we got to see Florence realize that her friend Reese is in a big situation that means nothing but trouble. She knew that he was involved in something that might not be very good, but she had no idea until yesterday just how serious this problem might be. She’s not sure what to do at this point, but she’s already too involved in this

The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Ridge is Happy for Steffy

20/20 Hindsight: The Best Movies of 2000

Unlike the previous decade, which dragged its feet on deciding what it wanted to do with itself until well over halfway through its tenure, the aught-years of the 21st century came online seemingly immediately. The international film scene, which had been percolating intensely under the surface of Hollywood for years, exploded onto the cinematic scene more bombastically than at any other point in the medium’s history except, maybe, for the golden years of the 1950s. Gone were the do-it-yourself indies and cloyingly Academy-friendly middle-brow dramas of the previous decade – at least, that is, from the upper echelons of the

20/20 Hindsight: The Best Movies of 2000

Here's How to Watch Game of Thrones Online and Streaming

The watch is almost over.

Game of Thrones' eighth and final season will finally arrive on HBO this April, with six feature-length episodes that are sure to have the fanbase in a flurry every Sunday night.

Already, there are theories galore about what's ahead in the show's final bow -- Will Bran become

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Watch: Richard Gere Warns of ‘Disloyalty’ in His Return to TV in BBC’s ‘MotherFatherSon’
Watch: Richard Gere Warns of ‘Disloyalty’ in His Return to TV in BBC’s ‘MotherFatherSon’

“We are all capable of disloyalty,” Richard Gere warns in his first role for the small screen in decades, in BBC drama “MotherFatherSon.” Gere plays media overlord Max, who can be seen as a kingmaker and family man in the show’s first trailer.

Max is a newspaper and media baron who can influence elections and shape politics. He has succession plans in place, in the form of his son, Caden (Billy Howle), but events take an unexpected turn as a family crisis hits, with far-reaching implications.

“Are you here to pick a prime minister or deal with your son?

How the Show Street Outlaws Has Changed Since Season 1

Street Outlaws is one of the numerous reality shows that have overtaken the Discovery Channel. In its case, it is focused on a collection of participants in street racing, which would explain the name of the show. So far, Street Outlaws is still continuing in spite of the fact that it started up in 2013, so it should come as no surprise to learn that it has seen some changes over time. For starters, it is important to note that Street Outlaws is similar to most other reality shows in that it isn’t a 100 percent faithful representation of the

How the Show Street Outlaws Has Changed Since Season 1

Will 2019 Finally Be the Year When the Academy Takes the Animated Feature Oscar Seriously?

A common complaint about the Oscars every year is that they inherently fail to honor the best films that came out over the course of the preceding 12 months.  That they are biased.  That so-called Oscar-bait has an edge over the competition not because of merit, but because of what an extremely white, extremely male, extremely old body of voters happens to like, regardless of how removed that makes them from general moviegoing audiences. Now, not all of these complaints is entirely invalid.  In fact, even accounting for differing tastes, ineligible movies and the like, there always seems to be

Will 2019 Finally Be the Year When the Academy Takes the Animated Feature Oscar Seriously?

Young and the Restless Spoilers: Lauren Tests Kyle

Young and the Restless fans aren’t surprised that Jack is dealing with a few issues with Kerry, but we are surprised that he’s still deal with them. He had a chance to let this go, and he did not. But we want to know how much longer he is going to sit back and allow this woman to take over his life and make him miserable. She’s not someone he is all that good with, so we aren’t sure that he wants to bother with her much longer. But, how much longer is too long? Can he get this to

Young and the Restless Spoilers: Lauren Tests Kyle

‘Blue Planet II’ Creator Signs Programming Deal With Netflix

James Honeyborne, the creator of “Blue Planet II,” has inked an overall deal with Netflix.

Honeyborne is an internationally-acclaimed producer of blue-chip natural history programming. He recently left U.K. pubcaster the BBC’s Natural History Unit to set up his own banner, Freeborne Media, with director Renee Godfrey. They have inked a multiyear deal to make natural history and science programming for Netflix, the streamer said Wednesday.

Netflix is getting more deeply into natural history originals. It has already greenlit “Our Planet,” a huge scale 8-part wildlife series that will be voiced by the naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough.

Milad Alami to Helm Dr Drama ‘When the Dust Settles’ (Exclusive)
Milad Alami to Helm Dr Drama ‘When the Dust Settles’ (Exclusive)

Goteborg, Sweden — After “Borgen” and “Ride Upon the Storm,” Dr Drama’s next ambitious show is a fictional-character driven drama set against a terror attack in a Copenhagen restaurant. Penned by “Dicte” co-creators Ida Maria Rydén and Dorte W. Høgh, the series explores the lives of eight characters before and after the attack, and how their lives and fates interweave.

“When the Dust Settles” will be pitched at Göteborg’s TV Drama Vision (Jan. 30-31) as a work in progress.

Inspired by Altman’s “Short Cuts,” “When the Dust Settles” is among the first multi-plot structured Danish shows. “The Team

‘NCIS: New Orleans’ Executive Producer Fired
‘NCIS: New Orleans’ Executive Producer Fired

An executive producer of “NCIS: New Orleans,” Adam Targum, is no longer with the series, Variety has confirmed.

Targum is the subject of a report from Vulture, which indicated that his exit was due to a complaint received by Hr related to a combative leadership style and bullying. Targum had served as deputy to showrunner Christopher Silber and left the series Jan. 25.

CBS declined to comment on the termination.

The exit follows that of showrunner Brad Kern, who was the subject of multiple investigations by CBS after allegations of verbal harassment against women and making racially charged comments. The first two investigations,

Five Life Lessons the Show “Project Runway” Teaches Us

You might have a funny look on your face right now when you think about how many lessons you could possibly learn from a show like Project Runway. Believe me I had the same look, but once you get past the snarky attitude and the idea that those on the show are all trying to be divas, you can see past everything and realize that there are some real lessons to be learned in terms of what it means to lead a life that is fulfilling and successful at the same time. The dim image that some people take of

Five Life Lessons the Show “Project Runway” Teaches Us

‘Now Apocalypse’ Review: Gregg Araki’s Insane Stoner Comedy Is for Generation Nobody — Sundance
‘Now Apocalypse’ Review: Gregg Araki’s Insane Stoner Comedy Is for Generation Nobody — Sundance

For a TV series promising immediate action in its title, Gregg Araki’s “Now Apocalypse” sure takes its sweet time getting to the apocalypse. In fact, through the first three episodes, an “inciting incident” is entirely absent. Plagued by the same problem facing many feature film writers who decide to try their hand at TV, the familiar 10-episode Starz series is so focused on delaying whatever weird apocalyptic payoff it’s hiding that the early episodes never introduce an enticing, enlightening, or all that enjoyable story at all.

That doesn’t mean there’s a lack of brash, strange moments. The premiere, “The Beginning of the End,” starts with Ulysses (Avan Jogia), commonly called Uly, having sex with a married guy and escaping just before the hubby comes home. Narrating via a video diary he’s making, Uly knows his “gigantic adventures” are going to get him in trouble one day,

The Five Best Fetty Wap Songs of His Career

Fetty Wap wasn’t really born with a huge advantage in terms of his overall health since he was born with glaucoma in both eyes. He eventually lost his left eye and was fitted with an ocular prostheses. Thankfully that didn’t stop him from continuing forward in life and doing something that he found a distinct love for, which was rapping. So far in his career he’s been nominated for several award and won a good number of them, proving to those that listen that he has a good deal of talent and has something to say just like anyone else

The Five Best Fetty Wap Songs of His Career

The Flash Recap: Plight at the Museum — Plus, a Cicada Identity Twist?
The Flash Recap: Plight at the Museum — Plus, a Cicada Identity Twist?

This week on The Flash, Nora and her parents took an illuminating walk down memory lane… Iris debated embracing her journalistic fate… and Cicada’s niece was full of surprises.

Having decided that their next approach to stopping the unstoppable Cicada is to appeal to his heart, by waking up his niece, Team Flash got a ten-cent tour of Sherloque’s new gizmo, which allows them to enter Grace’s mind and hopefully lure her out of her coma. Sherloque warned that the process is not without risks, and as such two people should go in together. After also noting

Could 'The Red Death' Be The Flash 's Next Big Villain?

Most fans of The Flash probably don't even realize the amount of DC Comics Easter eggs in each season, but it doesn't take a superfan to realize that the recent name drop of the Red Death was a big one.

While journeying through Nora's (Jessica Parker Kennedy) memories using Sherloque's (Tom Cavanagh

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Hannah Simone Comedy Ordered to Pilot at ABC

ABC has ordered a pilot for an untitled single-camera comedy from Hannah Simone.

The “New Girl” alum will star in, write, and executive produce the project, which is inspired by Simone’s family. In the series, Hannah (Simone) and her Indian-American immigrant father have always been close, but after she admits to herself that she’s in a dead-end job and he reveals his marriage is over, they’re starting over together and each finding a new path. This new chapter will either make them crazy close or just crazy.

Along with Simone, Matt Fusfeld and Alex Cuthbertson will also write and executive produce.

Why The New Magnum P.I. Won’t Make it to Season 2

A lot of folks don’t want to hear that a show that might turn out to be their favorite might not make it back for multiple seasons, let alone make it out of one season intact, but the truth of the matter when it comes to Magnum P.I. is that that the show had its chance, it even had its chance to come back and become something of a legacy, but that time has passed. The number of people that are likely to say otherwise are great enough in number to give a person pause and maybe consider another avenue

Why The New Magnum P.I. Won’t Make it to Season 2

5 Things We Learned From TCA 2019: Day 1

NBCUniversal kicked off the Television Critics Association press tour’s winter session with panels including NBC comedies (“Superstore” and “Abby’s”), reality programming, and upcoming dramas. There was not, however, an executive session from new NBC chairmen George Cheeks and Paul Telegdy, who succeeded Bob Greenblatt after he stepped down in September.

Here are five things we learned from Tuesday’s session.

The #MeToo Movement Is Being Felt on Sets

Eighteen months after the allegations against Harvey Weinstein galvanized the #MeToo movement, NBC drama actresses Jennifer Carpenter (“The Enemy Within”), Retta (“Good Girls”), Lorraine Toussaint (“The Village”), and Susan Kelechi Watson

Kate del Castillo: No Regrets About El Chapo Visit Despite the Cost to Her Career
Kate del Castillo: No Regrets About El Chapo Visit Despite the Cost to Her Career

Actor Kate del Castillo made headlines in October 2015 for taking Sean Penn on a risky trek to meet with notorious Mexican drug lord and fugitive Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in a remote location in Mexico. She has no regrets about the incident, even though it hurt her acting career and prevented her from returning to her homeland for about three years.

“That was an episode of my life that I do not regret at all,” del Castillo said Tuesday during her appearance at the winter Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena, Calif. to promote the new season of her

Five Life Lessons the Show “Street Outlaws” Teaches Us

It could be argued that enough people have watched the show Street Outlaws to make it worthy of discussion but at the same time a lot of folks know nothing about it since the whole idea seems like a live version of the Fast & Furious franchise, only with a lot of people that are only known locally and through the show. This kind of life is idolized by a lot of people for its freedom and very real risk factor, but there are still those that decide to take a look from the outside and realize that there are

Five Life Lessons the Show “Street Outlaws” Teaches Us