Raoul Peck Teams With HBO for Hybrid Docuseries on European Colonialism
Raoul Peck Teams With HBO for Hybrid Docuseries on European Colonialism

Raoul Peck is bringing his four-part series “Exterminate All the Brutes” to HBO.

The project is described as an exploration of the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism. It will feature documentary footage and archival material as well as original animation and interpretive scripted scenes. Josh Hartnett will play the lead role in the scripted portions.

“This project has been my biggest challenge so far,” Peck said. “It forced me to question not only our common knowledge but also my own experience as a filmmaker. I’m excited that HBO is supporting that vision.”

The series is based on

The Walking Dead Drops the Disturbing First Scene of Its Midseason Premiere
The Walking Dead Drops the Disturbing First Scene of Its Midseason Premiere

We feel ya, Carol. In the opening scene from The Walking Dead’s midseason premiere, dropped Tuesday by AMC, Henry’s grieving mother realizes the full extent of the mess into which she’s unwittingly led not only her bestie, Daryl, but Aaron, Connie, Kelly, Magna and Jerry, too. Once it dawns on the beleaguered heroine both how f—ed they are and how blindly she walked — make that ran — into Alpha’s trap, Carol does the only sensible thing one could: She releases a scream of utter rage and despair.

The bleak clip from Sunday’s “Squeeze” (9/8c) then

Flash Sneak Peek: What Is Telepathic Cecile's Read on Sue Dearbon?
Flash Sneak Peek: What Is Telepathic Cecile's Read on Sue Dearbon?

This week on The CW’s The Flash, Ralph finally tracks down the elusive Sue Dearbon. And though the P.I. and missing person appear to hit it off straight away, will Sue pass the Cecile test?

In the episode “A Girl Named Sue” (airing tonight at 8/7c), after months of searching for Sue Dearbon (played by The Originals‘ Natalie Dreyfuss), Ralph gets a lead on her whereabouts and finally comes face to face with his missing client. Sue, however, refuses to return home to her family, and instead, leads Ralph on a daring adventure.

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How to Watch Frozen 2 on Disney+
How to Watch Frozen 2 on Disney+

If you've been anxiously refreshing your Disney+ homepage hoping to finally see Frozen II pop up as a streaming option, you may have to wait a little longer. Fans of Anna (Kristen Bell) and Elsa (Idina Menzel) who are willing to shell out some extra cash to watch these fearless sisters head back into

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Watch the Harrowing Opening Moments of The Walking Dead's Season 10 Midseason Premiere
Watch the Harrowing Opening Moments of The Walking Dead's Season 10 Midseason Premiere

The Walking Dead returns for the second half of Season 10 on Sunday, and to get you hyped for the horror-heavy midseason premiere -- and a little claustrophobic -- AMC has released the opening 90 seconds of "Squeeze." Carol fans are going to love this scene.

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‘The Plot Against America’ Official Trailer: HBO’s Alt-History Adaptation Reveals Lindbergh’s Fascist America

HBO has released the full official trailer for its upcoming limited series “The Plot Against America,” set to premiere this March.

Starring Zoe Kazan, Morgan Spector, Winona Ryder, and John Turturro, the six-part series comes from executive producers and longtime collaborators David Simon and Ed Burns. Based on the prescient novel by Philip Roth, “The Plot Against America” takes place in an alternate-history version of America, in which the United States turns toward fascism during the Second World War. The story is told through the eyes of a New Jersey working-class Jewish family, as aviation hero and xenophobic populist Charles Lindbergh (Ben Cole) runs for President of the United States and wins.

HBO released the teaser trailer for the limited series back at the end of January, revealing just how tense things would get in the lead-up to Lindbergh’s election. The official trailer, however, includes more about the aftermath

Netflix Sets Opioid Crisis Series From ‘Narcos” Eric Newman, Peter Berg to Direct

Netflix has ordered an eight-episode limited series on the origins of the opioid crisis titled “Painkiller,” Variety has learned.

Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster will write and serve as showrunners and executive producers on the series. The pair recently wrote the screenplay for the Oscar-nominated film “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” and previously collaborated on the Emmy-winning Amazon series “Transparent.”

Narcos: Mexico” showrunner Eric Newman will executive produce under his overall deal with Netflix. Peter Berg is attached to direct all eight episodes of the series.

Academy Award- and Emmy Award-winner Alex Gibney will also executive produce. Patrick Radden Keefe

‘Devs’: TV Review
‘Devs’: TV Review

The idea that the technology industry has the power not just to reshape the world in which we live but — through acts of creative destruction — build a new one overlaying and eventually supplanting it has been fertile territory for the arts in recent memory. Indeed, to this point, one of the bards of a precarious moment has been Alex Garland, whose films “Ex Machina” and “Annihilation” use the imaginative tools of sci-fi to examine how seismic change reshapes how we understand our selves and our ties to one another.

In a foray into TV — on a show whose every episode

Melissa Leo to Lead Fox Drama Pilot ‘Blood Relative’
Melissa Leo to Lead Fox Drama Pilot ‘Blood Relative’

Academy Award winner Melissa Leo has been cast in the lead role of Fox’s drama pilot “Blood Relative.”

The series is based on James Renner’s article “Beyond the Jungle of Bad: The True Story of Two Women from California Who Are Solving All the Mysteries.” Leo will star as Louise Kelly, an expert in genetic genealogy.

The character is described as difficult, with an Iq of 190. She wrote the book on genetic genealogy and can trace anyone if she has a viable tissue sample to play with. But she has a habit of burning bridges as she goes.

Esther Scott, Actress in ‘Boyz N the Hood,’ ‘Hart of Dixie,’ Dies at 66
Esther Scott, Actress in ‘Boyz N the Hood,’ ‘Hart of Dixie,’ Dies at 66

Esther Scott, who appeared in “Boyz N the Hood,” voiced Shodu in the “Ewoks” series and guest starred on dozens of TV series, died Friday in Los Angeles, her representative confirmed. She had suffered a heart attack Tuesday at her Santa Monica home. She was 66.

Born in Queens, N.Y., Scott appeared in at least 73 films and shows beginning in the 1980s. She had recurring roles in “The Geena Davis Show, ” “The Help” TV show and “Hart of Dixie,” and made guest appearances on “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Full House,” “Ellen,” “Sister Sister,” “Hart of Dixie” and “The Steve Harvey Show.

‘High Fidelity’ Soundtrack: The Story Behind Songs from Season 1 of the Hulu TV Show
‘High Fidelity’ Soundtrack: The Story Behind Songs from Season 1 of the Hulu TV Show

[Note: The following contains music-based spoilers for Season 1 of “High Fidelity.”]

It would have been very easy for the Hulu adaptation of “High Fidelity” to stick to a narrow set of musical ideas to help tell its story. But at the end of the show’s opening season, not only did series co-creators Veronica West and Sarah Kucserka look back on a show that had stretched its musical taste in a number of different directions, it had done so on a global scale.

“These people sit in a record store all day every day. They’re listening to everything. To make it feel like there’s one genre of music or, or one time period of music that is all that we’ve listened to, would feel inauthentic,” West told IndieWire. “It was very cool that at the end of the season, we had a song from every single continent.”

The search for far-reaching songs spanning time zones around the world — “except Antarctica,

CSI Revival's Most Wanted: The 10 Characters You Need Back — Ranked

The polls have closed and the results of TVLine’s CSI revival poll are in. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, fans of the onetime juggernaut have sent a clear message to CBS: You would not take to the streets with picket signs if lab rat Henry Andrews were Mia in the in-the-works revival.

Jon Wellner’s toxicology expert mustered just a few dozen votes in our Feb. 12 poll, which asked you to choose the CSI vets (three out of a field of 15 onetime series regulars) you most want to see appear in the potential limited event series. As a result,

Lost Reunion on MacGyver: Jorge Garcia Crosses Over as Hawaii Five-0's Jerry
Lost Reunion on MacGyver: Jorge Garcia Crosses Over as Hawaii Five-0's Jerry

Prepare to experience some Desmond/Hurley flashbacks (or flash-sideways?) when Lost alumni Jorge Garcia and Henry Ian Cusick reunite on CBS’ MacGyver.

Cusick — who joined MacGyver this season as new Phoenix Foundation owner Russ Taylor — teased the reunion via a selfie, to which MacGyver‘s own Twitter handle confirmed that Garcia will reprise his role as Hawaii Five-0 conspiracy theorist Jerry Ortega.

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Watch Billie Eilish Perform the James Bond Theme ‘No Time to Die’ at the Brit Awards
Watch Billie Eilish Perform the James Bond Theme ‘No Time to Die’ at the Brit Awards

Billie Eilish made her first live performance of the theme from the new James Bond film, “No Time to Die,” at the Brit Awards in London on Monday night. She was joined for the performance by her brother Finneas, as usual, along with former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr and superstar film composer Hans Zimmer, both of whom contributed to the studio version of the song.

Most impressively, Eilish nailed the challenging high note at the end of the song — watch the performance below.

As is often the case with the Brit Awards, many of the winners are artists that would make most Americans say,

TVLine Items: Melissa Leo Leads Fox Pilot, Vida Return Date and More
TVLine Items: Melissa Leo Leads Fox Pilot, Vida Return Date and More

Melissa Leo is solving crimes at Fox: The Oscar winner will star in the network’s drama pilot Blood Relative, our sister site Deadline reports.

Based on James Renner’s 2018 article “Beyond the Jungle of Bad: The True Story of Two Women from California Who Are Solving All the Mysteries,” the pilot centers on genetic genealogy expert Louise Kelly (Leo), who applies that expertise to crime scene forensics; she’s described as “the smartest person in the room with no time to explain her methods to average folks” and “impossible to deal with.” Renner and Chris Levinson (Tyrant) penned the pilot,

Good Times' Ja'net DuBois Dead at 74
Good Times' Ja'net DuBois Dead at 74

Ja’net DuBois, best known for her role as Good Times‘ Willona Woods, died on Tuesday at the age of 74, TMZ reports. A cause of death has not been disclosed.

DuBois rose to fame as Florida and James Evans’ next-door neighbor on the aforementioned Norman Lear sitcom, which ran from 1974-1979. She also co-wrote and sang the iconic Jeffersons theme song “Movin’ On Up.”

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Melissa Leo To Headline Fox Pilot ‘Blood Relative’, Lifting the Cast-Contingency
Melissa Leo To Headline Fox Pilot ‘Blood Relative’, Lifting the Cast-Contingency

Oscar winner Melissa Leo will play the lead in Fox’s drama pilot Blood Relative, lifting the cast-contingency on the pilot order.

Originally picked up as cast-contingent, Blood Relative is a forensic genealogy-themed crime drama from writer-producer Chris Levinson and producer Liza Chasin, Paramount Television Studios and Anonymous Content, which will co-produce with Fox Entertainment.

Blood Relative is based on James Renner’s 2018 article “Beyond the Jungle of Bad: The True Story of Two Women from California Who Are Solving All the Mysteries,” about Dr. Colleen Fitzpatrick and Dr. Margaret Press, who have combined their genealogy expertise to push the boundaries of forensic science and help law enforcement identify Joe and Jane Does and track down serial killers.

Written by Levinson and Renner and to be directe by Phillip Noyce, Blood Relative centers on genetic genealogy, the best new tool in crime scene forensics, and nobody knows it like Louise

Showrunner Liz Tigelaar Crafted ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ With an Eye Toward Inclusion

When Liz Tigelaar signed on as showrunner for Hulu’s “Little Fires Everywhere,” she knew it was going to be her toughest, most rewarding experience to date.

“It was transformative,” Tigelaar says of the work she did on the series. “To be honest, it’s the first show that I felt as deeply connected to.” That isn’t to denigrate her past credits, which include “The Morning Show,” “Casual” and “Life Unexpected.” The prolific writer and producer speaks fondly about many of her experiences as necessary steppingstones to where she is now, having recently signed an overall deal with ABC Studios

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Just about every American has at least a fleeting familiarity with Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, and the X-Men. While these characters originated in the pages of comic books in the mid-20th century, today they are as much a part of our cultural identity as the faces on Mount

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Endeavor Content has taken a minority stake in “The Night Manager” producer The Ink Factory.

Under the deal, the “Killing Eve” and “Night Manager” distributor is to set up a bespoke development fund for Ink Factory. The pact will specifically target the U.S. market with high-end TV series developed out of Ink Factory’s U.S. outpost in Los Angeles.

Endeavor Content will have a formal first-look agreement covering both film and TV to sell forthcoming Ink Factory projects internationally.

The partnership marks a step up in the long-running relationship between the two companies, cemented by Endeavor Content’s

Survivor's Edge of Extinction Twist Adds Controversy to Winners at War — But Do You Love It or Loathe It?
Survivor's Edge of Extinction Twist Adds Controversy to Winners at War — But Do You Love It or Loathe It?

Survivor‘s Winners at War season is off and running — and though the all-champs spectacular couldn’t possibly have been more anticipated, there’s one element that seems to have harshed fans’ mellow: the return of the highly contended Edge of Extinction twist.

Introduced to the franchise in Season 38, the Edge of Extinction is a bleak, remote beach with even fewer amenities than the main island, where expelled contestants live to await a chance to re-enter the game. The twist was the subject of much controversy when that cycle’s Chris Underwood, voted out on Day 8, re-joined the game on

Xfl, Bud Light Work To Shake Up Football Advertising

The NFL has worked in recent years to take some commercials out of America’s favorite game. The Xfl is experimenting with new ways to push them in.

Anyone who watched the new league’s St. Louis BattleHawks triumph over the Dallas Renegades in its first week of official play might have noticed ads for Bud Light Seltzer affixed to the helmets of the Texas home team. It’s a placement two more established sports leagues – the National Football League and Major League Baseball – have avoided, at least up until this point.

At the Xfl, however, “I think you’re

Bts Is Finally Doing Carpool Karaoke With James Corden
Bts Is Finally Doing Carpool Karaoke With James Corden

Buckle up -- Bts is hitting the road with James Corden. On Sunday, The Late Late Show With James Corden announced on social media that the South Korean boy band will be the next guests on Corden's Carpool Karaoke. The segment will air Tuesday, Feb. 25.

In a promotional photo, all seven members of

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Investigation Discovery Plots Two New York Post True-Crime Projects

The New York Post often runs stories filled with grit, color and melodrama – just the kind of stuff that seems right for TV. Now some of those stories will find their way to a TV network.

Investigation Discovery, the Discovery-owned true-crime TV network, will partner with News Corp.’s New York Post on two new projects. “Torn From The Headlines: The New York Post Reports,” will take viewers behind the headlines of some of New York City’s darkest crimes. “New York Post Reports: Off The Record” will focus on more recent crimes and scandals, and appear on Idgo,

On My Block and Elite Get Season 3 Premiere Dates at Netflix

As a reminder that not everything on Netflix gets cancelled after one or two seasons, the streaming behemoth has announced Season 3 premiere dates for two of its youth-skewed entries, On My Block and Elite.

On My Block, a coming-of-age comedy about four bright and street-savvy friends navigating their way through the triumph, pain and the newness of high-school set in the rough inner city, will return with eight new half-hour episodes on Wednesday, March 11. “They thought life was about to return to what passes for normal in Freeridge,” reads the synopsis for Season 3, “but the stakes just got even higher.

On My Block Season 3 Release Date Announced by Netflix
On My Block Season 3 Release Date Announced by Netflix

Forget The Witcher, Stranger Things, or You. Netflix just announced the premiere date we've all been waiting for: On My Block Season 3. The high-stakes comedy will return on Wednesday, March 11.

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TV Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’ Hits Season High, ‘Agt: Champions’ Finale Ticks Up
TV Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’ Hits Season High, ‘Agt: Champions’ Finale Ticks Up

The Bachelor” posted season high ratings once again, as “America’s Got Talent: Champions” concluded its second season to solid numbers.

ABC’s reality dating show topped the night with a 1.8 rating among adults 18-49 and 6.6 million total viewers, up fractionally from last week’s 6.6 million. “The Good Doctor” followed it up with a 0.9 rating and 5.2 million viewers, helping ABC to a comfortable overall win.

Around 7.6 million viewers tuned in to watch “Agt: Champions” crown its second winner last night. The NBC show scored a 1.2 rating, meaning it posted its highest numbers in both metrics since the season 2 premiere. However,

TV Ratings: 9-1-1: Lone Star Rises, Agt: Champions Down vs. Freshman Finale

Fox’s 9-1-1: Lone Star this Monday drew 6.7 million total viewers and a 1.2 rating, up 18 and 20 percent week-to-week to mark its largest Monday audience yet and its third-best demo number to date.

Leading out of that, Prodigal Son (3.6 mil/0.7) delivered its biggest audience since Oct. 7 while steady in the demo.

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BBC Scotland Director Donalda MacKinnon to Step Down

BBC Scotland director Donalda MacKinnon has announced plans to step down this autumn. The first ever woman to hold that post, MacKinnon has led the public broadcaster’s Scottish division since 2016.

“I’ve decided that this is the right time for me to stand down and allow a new leader to [take over],” MacKinnon told staff at the BBC Studios in Pacific Quay, Glasgow. “It has not been an easy decision… but I am sure that this is the right moment for me and for all of us.”

The outgoing director cites her upcoming 60th birthday as a key factor prompting her retirement.

Saved by the Bell's Lark Voorhies 'Slighted and Hurt' About Being Excluded From Revival — Watch
Saved by the Bell's Lark Voorhies 'Slighted and Hurt' About Being Excluded From Revival — Watch

One of Bayside’s most beloved (and fashionable) alumni is unlikely to appear in the Saved by the Bell revival.

Lark Voorhies, who played Lisa Turtle, the apple of Screech Powers’ eye on the original NBC sitcom, claims that no one has reached out to her about a role in the highly anticipated offshoot.

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The former child star, who was previously diagnosed with bipolar disorder,

Devs Review: FX's Sci-Fi Thriller Gets Stuck Between 'Whoa' and 'Wtf?'
Devs Review: FX's Sci-Fi Thriller Gets Stuck Between 'Whoa' and 'Wtf?'

I wanted to love Devs. I really did. I’m a huge fan of Alex Garland, the Ex Machina and Annihilation filmmaker who writes and directs all eight episodes of the FX sci-fi thriller (debuting Thursday, March 5 exclusively on Hulu), and I couldn’t wait to see what mind-blowing magic he might conjure up on his own TV series. Based on the three advance episodes I’ve seen, Garland’s singular vision is in full effect — Devs contains some of the most stunning imagery I’ve seen on TV in recent years — but unfortunately, the story gets stuck at the starting gate,

The Bachelor Episode 8 Recap: Victoria F.'s Hometown Date Was an Unmitigated Disaster
The Bachelor Episode 8 Recap: Victoria F.'s Hometown Date Was an Unmitigated Disaster

You kinda gotta feel a little bad for Victoria F. She thought she was going on The Bachelor to build her personal brand, gain some Instagram followers, and sell some hair gummies. Instead she got branded with the scarlet letter on national TV. Her life probably isn't ruined -- this will blow over

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Is SNL New This Week?
Is SNL New This Week?

If you're like us, you tend to plan your weekends around new episodes of Saturday Night Live. There's nothing quite like watching those sketch comedy segments live on Saturday nights to cap off each long -- and, lately, chaotic -- week of current events. Sure, DVR-ing those episodes works as well,

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