‘Chappelle’s Show’ Returns to Netflix With Dave Chappelle’s Blessing

The comedian revealed in an Instagram post on Thursday that Comedy Central had agreed to give his license back and “paid me millions of dollars.” Chapelle’s Show is streaming on Netflix again and this time it has Dave Chappelle’s blessing. In an Instagram clip posted on Thursday, Chappelle revealed that the Comedy Central show he created and acrimoniously left, returned to the streaming platform on … Continue reading ‘Chappelle’s Show’ Returns to Netflix With Dave Chappelle’s Blessing

‘The Umbrella Academy’ Renewed For Season 3 By Netflix

Whoo-Hoo!! ~ V Netflix has given a Season 3 order to one of its most popular series, The Umbrella Academy. Production on the 10-episode third season will begin in February in Toronto, Canada. Series regular cast members set to return, reprising their roles, include Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min, Ritu Arya, and Colm Feore. Also … Continue reading ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Renewed For Season 3 By Netflix

Tom Byrne on playing Prince Andrew in The Crown

The Sun ran a headline which made me laugh,” Tom Byrne grins. “It was ‘Worst part on TV?’ Good news, you’re in The Crown; bad news, you’re playing Prince Andrew.” Well, quite. Landing a role in Netflix’s sumptuous royal saga, now in its fourth series, is surely a dream gig for any young actor – the show, after all, has become a finishing school for … Continue reading Tom Byrne on playing Prince Andrew in The Crown

The Crown Season 4 | Official Trailer | Netflix

I cannot wait for this to come out! ~ V As the 1970s are drawing to a close, Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Colman) and her family find themselves preoccupied with safeguarding the line of succession by securing an appropriate bride for Prince Charles (Josh O’Connor), who is still unmarried at 30. As the nation begins to feel the impact of divisive policies introduced by Britain’s first … Continue reading The Crown Season 4 | Official Trailer | Netflix

How ‘Sarah Cooper: Everything’s Fine’ Landed Those Wild Celebrity Cameos

The viral comedian and her all-star collaborators Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne break down the ultra-fast production process of their topical election special. Time was of the essence if the first comedy special from Tik Tok phenom Sarah Cooper — whose short videos lip syncing to the president’s occasionally nonsensical speeches went viral earlier in 2020 — was going to make it to air before Election Day … Continue reading How ‘Sarah Cooper: Everything’s Fine’ Landed Those Wild Celebrity Cameos

‘Stranger Things’ Star Caleb McLaughlin Gets “Hauntingly Vulnerable” in Feature Debut ‘Concrete Cowboy’

The actor trades the Upside Down for gritty Philly (alongside Idris Elba) in ‘Concrete Cowboy’ — and his director is already making Denzel comparisons: “This kid was reaching another level.” Stranger Things star Caleb McLaughlin was three weeks into shooting season four of the hit Netflix series in Atlanta when COVID-19 shuttered production in March. For the past five months, the 18-year-old New York native … Continue reading ‘Stranger Things’ Star Caleb McLaughlin Gets “Hauntingly Vulnerable” in Feature Debut ‘Concrete Cowboy’

Shonda Rhimes Is Ready to “Own Her S***”: The Game-Changing Showrunner

I am the highest-paid showrunner in television. Three years into her groundbreaking deal and with her first projects finally arriving, the uber writer-producer talks about meeting her own high expectations and a newfound passion for her work: “Now I just want to enjoy this.” Shonda Rhimes was tired of the battles. She was producing some 70 hours of annual television in 256 territories; she was … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes Is Ready to “Own Her S***”: The Game-Changing Showrunner

Channing Dungey Named Chairman of Warner Bros. TV Group

The former Netflix exec will take over for Peter Roth as the head of the prolific studio. Channing Dungey was not on the job market for long. After leaving Netflix on Oct. 9, the executive has landed at Warner Bros., where she’ll take over as chairman of Warner Bros. Television Group. She’ll succeed Peter Roth, who is stepping down when his current contract ends early … Continue reading Channing Dungey Named Chairman of Warner Bros. TV Group

Bridgerton drops first look photos, reveals release date

Netflix has finally issued our invitation to the ball. Bridgerton follows the lives of the eight titular Bridgerton siblings, a wealthy family living in Regency England. Season 1 is based largely on Quinn’s first novel in the series, The Duke and I, tracking the story of Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor), as she embarks on a fake courtship with Simon, the Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page). Beset by influence … Continue reading Bridgerton drops first look photos, reveals release date

Chris Nee & Higher Ground partner on Netflix Series

Thanks Cathy (@Dr_DoNoHarm) for the heads up!! ~ V Based on a best-selling book series, Ada Twist, Scientist will premiere worldwide in 2021, with Kerri Grant as showrunner.Netflix has greenlit a new animated preschool series that will be co-produced by Chris Nee and the Obamas’ Higher Ground Productions. Ada Twist, Scientist is based on the best-selling book series by author Andrea Beaty and illustrator David Roberts. The 40 … Continue reading Chris Nee & Higher Ground partner on Netflix Series