Check out the trailer, released today, for “The Beatles: Get Back.” The three-part docuseries is re-born from the ashes of Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s 1970 documentary feature. The new, extended version, directed by Peter Jackson, was re-edited from nearly 60 hours of unseen footage shot over 21 days in January of 1969. The footage is fully restored
The term “showrunner” is tossed around a lot today in television. You never really heard it, however, until Steven Bochco came along. Bochco, who cut his teeth writing for ’70s detective shows such as Ironside, Columbo and McMillan & Wife, co-created a string of hits starting in the early 1980s with Hill Street Blues, LA
Steve Martin and Martin Short have a nice little side venture as a modern day comedy team. Their live shows are sensational. Together or apart, they are at the top of every late night talk show guest list. Add Selina Gomez and… whaa? Selina Gomez? A Boomer and Millennial three-fer? Abbott & Costello meet one
I’ve been starring at a lot of screens lately trying to keep up with this summer’s virtual Television Critics Association press tour sessions. Many of the bigger names, in terms of talent, available in these zoom calls, have been showcased by a streaming service that’s been around a while but doesn’t cross the border directly
Friday is always a big launch day for streaming services, but especially in the first weekend of summer. If you subscribe, therefore, to Netflix, Disney+, Peacock, Hulu or others, you should fine something fun to watch this weekend. If not, there’s always hockey. Here are some suggested picks: Miley Cyrus Presents Stand By You (Peacock).
The Force remains strong with Disney+ with the launch of Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Bad Batch. The new animated series starts streaming Tuesday, May 4 with a 70-minutes premiere, with new episodes following Friday’s on Disney+. If the graphic style looks familiar, this is brought to you by the same folks who created Star Wars:
Since they also own everything else, it’s easy to forget that Disney now also owns The Simpsons, along with retaining rights to the “Star Wars” franchise. Itr doesn’t take Yoda to figure out that the two would someday be made as one. That day is today, May the 4th, as Disney+ premieres Maggie Simpson in
There are many different ways to measure success in television these days. At brioux.tv, we take a weekly look at the Numeris Top 30 which looks at broadcast and specialty. Left out of the conversation is streaming and digital subscription-based services. Viewership numbers are not shared by Netflix, Disney+ and others, but there are ways