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  • Amid COVID concerns, CBS already renews key shows…

    Amid the chaos of when – or even if – some key primetime shows will be returning for their regular September/October places in the schedule, US network CBS has, at least, formally renewed a number of its existing hits ahead of resuming any actual production… All Rise (heading to...
  • Jean-Luc who’s talking: Picard’s finale offers ‘truth et machina’…

    With Picard imprisoned and in failing health, Romulan forces speeding to annihilate the planet and the Synths preparing to light a beacon that could destroy all organic life, it appears that it could be the worst of all worlds. Narek and the crew of the La Sirena reluctantly find...
  • Picard’s nostalgic enterprise: You can go home again…

    Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart) and Soji (Isa Briones) travel through the emergency portal and arrive on the planet of Nepenthe where they are greeted by a figure who appears to be a young girl in furs, out hunting in the woods. However appearances can be deceiving and soon the...
  • Artifact and Fictions: ‘Picard’ faces Post Traumatic Space Disorder…

    Picard and the crew of the La Sirena now know where to find Soji (Isa Briones), but getting permission to travel to – and enter – the Borg ‘Artifact’ will mean slicing through some substantial red tape that no-one has time to navigate. But even when a solution is...
  • Lei-Over: ‘Hawaii-Five-0’ reboot to end ten-year run…

    Perhaps the most successful example from a wave of remakes and reimagined tv series to appear in the last decade, CBS‘ Hawaii Five-0 will end its run with the current series, its tenth season. The show was based on the classic, long-running Hawaii-Five-0 series (that ran from 1960-1980) which...
  • Picard: Seven of Nine and Feinting by Numbers…

    Picard (Patrick Stewart) and the crew of the La Sirena arrive at Freecloud , a neon-hued, elitist¬† hive of scum and villainy that caters for all tastes as long as you have cold, hard credits. It’s here that Bruce Maddox (John Ales), the man who created Dahj and Soji...
  • ‘Picard’ asks if ‘Absolute Candor’ is good for your Elf?

    Fourteen years ago, Picard oversaw the handling of refugees from the doomed world of Romulus and his visit to one such planetary safehold at the time, Vashti, was met with support and gratitude. But it was during his visit that he learned of the Synth attack on Mars… an...
  • Picard’s ‘Maps and Legends’ provides Romulans and Remits…

    As Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart) tries to piece together the events that brought Dahj (Isa Briones) to his door, the mystery deepens: An apartment that has been scrubbed of all evidence on a molecular level leads to tales of an almost mythical Romulan cabal of operatives who work in...
  • NEW-TV: More than ‘The X-orcist Files’, ‘Evil’ delivers the goods…

    Dr. Kristen Bouchard (Katja Herbers of Westworld) balances the everyday job of being an ‘expert scientific witness’ with a willingness to hear opposing viewpoints and challenge them. More often than not, she’s hired to challenge alibis, excuses and motives and she’s very good at analysing deception.¬† However, she’s more...