“It’s coming to America first. The cradle of the best and the worst.” Lines from Leonard Cohen’s Democracy hover ominously over glimpses of Mr. Robot‘s broken characters. Bobby Cannavale joins the cast in season 3, which starts on 10/11/17.
TBS presents a new series from the creator of The Regular Show. This time out, we’re dealing with humans with real problems as a young married couple deals with “everyday challenges as parenthood, friendship, ham theft, stripper clowns and choosing the right day care.”
(SPOILERS) Master of None‘s second season makes no secret of its Italian neorealist influence. But ScreenPrism gives a great breakdown of the show’s ambitious yet successful mission: adopting the dour style for the middle class while remaining sincere.
SPOON! The second live-action reboot of Ben Edlund’s hilarious 1990s animated superhero show is coming to Amazon, and we’re pretty excited based on the pilot. Tune in on 8/25/17 for the first six episodes in the misadventures of our blue hero and his trusty sidekick Arthur.
Geek kings Penny-Arcade adapted their side webcomic Automata into a episodic series. It’s a sci-fi noir set in an alternate reality 1930’s United States, where advanced robots used to be made. The series is about one such being, a detective, and his partner.
(PG-13: Language) “Do I agree with Rick that nothing means anything? No I do not, because the knowledge that nothing matters, while accurate, gets you nowhere.” Rick & Morty co-creator Dan Harmon talks about the philosophy they espouse in their hit show.
(PG-13: Language) From writer and director Nick Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Neighbors, Yes Man) comes a Netflix series about a group of friends from Harvard reuniting in their late 30s. Starring Keegan-Michael Key, Colbie Smulders, and Fred Savage. Premieres 7/14/17.
“A man whose fear is greater than his desire… cannot be a pivotal character.” Lessons from the Screenplay breaks down the basics of a TV pilot – the episode that is used to sell the show to networks – and how Vince Gilligan pulled it off for Breaking Bad.
“Rad? Gilfoyle “rad”? You are wearing the same exact pajamas as Dinesh and you’re saying “rad” now?” After obsessing over retaining control of Pied Piper, Richard suddenly wants to leave and “build a new Internet…” with Haley Joel Osment. Premieres 4/23/17.
Based on Mark Harris’ book, Netflix’s series sees directors Steven Spielberg, Lawrence Kasdan, Francis Ford Coppola, Guillermo del Toro and Paul Greengrass talk about five Hollywood directors who went to the frontlines of WW II to document the war. Drops 3/31/17.
The Science Guy’s new Netflix series is a welcome dose of sanity amidst the political rhetoric, fake news, and hyperbole we’ve been subject to recently. Each episode explores a topic through a mix of discussions, field correspondents, and practical demonstrations.
Jack is Back. Set 50 years after the events of the fourth season, the final 10 episodes of Samurai Jack sees our hero not only seeking for a way home but also for a way to die, because his time traveling adventures have rendered him immortal. Premieres 3/11/17.