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).
It’s a sad fact: many hours of TV history have been lost in order to make room on shelves for large, bulky videotapes. Among the most tragic examples are the first nine or ten seasons of The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson. The years in question are 1962 to roughly ’71, the New York years
Ratched (Netflix) is a suspenseful drama set years before the scariest ever screen nurse landed in the “Cockoo’s Nest.” Sarah Paulson stars as asylum nurse Mildred Ratched (played to creepy perfection in the 1975 movie by Louise Fletcher). In this prequel, from American Horror Story showrunner Ryan Murphy, we see Mildred arrive in Northern California
In the past, broadcasters have hyped new seasons with slogans such as, “A Fall Like No Other!” This year it’s true. Soundstages being shut down due to COVID-19 have delayed the start of production for many scripted series. As a result, broadcasters are slapping together fall schedules and relying heavily on banked reality fare and
On Monday, the new Comcast-owned streaming service known as Peacock landed on the virtual TCA CTAM press tour schedule. The brand new service is not offered in Canada yet, but Corus made a deal to offer some of its programming on Global, W, Showcase and other Corus-owned platforms. Two new shows Corus should find room
Trying to look ahead to the end of the month in television? The Brioux.TV July calendar has now been updated through to the 31st. There are plenty of offerings from streaming services such as Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, Crave and CBC Gem. Trying to crack an already crowded field is new entry Peacock, launching
While the traditional broadcast networks continue to more or less take the summer off, the streaming services are ramping up the content. This is especially true in terms of offering what would have been big-budget feature film premieres to home screens. Starring in those are the likes of Tom Hanks, Charlize Theron, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andy