For anyone who grew up watching TV in the ’80s and ’90s, the Cheers theme song will immediately bring back fond memories. But let this version play, and things get a whole lot less cheerful. We don’t care if everybody knows our name. There’s no way we’re going to this bar.
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(PG-13: Language) Frank gets enlightened, Fiona is a slumlord, Lip is still a mess, Carl and Ian are selling meth, and we’re still rooting for the Gallaghers despite all of their flaws. It’s par for the course for the eighth season of Showtime’s award-winning series. Drops 11/5/17.
A new anthology series based on the works of Philip K. Dick, mixing elements of Doctor Who and The Twilight Zone. Executive produced by Bryan Cranston, Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica), and Michael Dinner (Justified). Coming to Stan, Channel 4, and Amazon Prime.
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.