• Disney+: The (Dare)devil will be in the details…

    It was, perhaps, inevitable that Marvel and Disney would eventually confirm their intentions to bring Daredevil back to the television screen. The most popular series of the Marvel/Netflix era, there was surprise when a fourth season was not given the go-ahead on the platform after The Defenders team-up –...
  • Lawyer and Order: Will ‘She Hulk’ be a smash hit?

    Originally published in 1980 the Marvel Comics title She-Hulk was meant to be little more than a way for the company to hold on to what they perceived might be a copyright/trademark issue close to their signature Hulk character. But in the years since, Jennifer Walters – Bruce Banner’s...
  • Hunt, Prey, Love? ‘Predator’ prequel heads to Hulu…

    The Predator franchise has had its ups-and-downs over the years, from classic highs to questionable lows, reinventions, collaborations and unproduced scripts. Arguably, some of the most popular outings of recent years have been of the unofficial variety with quality ‘fan-films’ such as Predator: Dark Ages that pitched the alien...
  • New Who… Old Who? Tennant and Tate are back…

    What…. what…. what? Less than a week after the new Doctor Who was confirmed as Ncuti Gatwa, returning showrunner Russell T Davies has just confirmed an old Doctor. There have been rumours for several weeks that both David Tennant and Catherine Tate (who played the Tenth Doctor and Donna...
  • ’22/’23 Slate (CBS): Initial shows boost capital, but Magnum forced out…

    Almost all of CBS‘ main procedurals will not only be returning but, in some cases, have picked up TWO YEAR renewals.  FBI has confirmed its return for a fifth and sixth season, FBI: Most Wanted will definitely have a fourth and fifth season and its most recent addition, FBI: International...
  • ’22/’23 Slate (CW): Booting out reboot shows, ahead of prequels…

    While some networks are keeping a majority of their line-up into the new season, it’s less favourable for others. It’s not looking good for a raft of CW genre shows, many of which have either not been confirmed for the new season or have just received official news of...
  • ’22/’23 Slate (NBC): Crime shows steal home but Endgame ends…

    The current crop of primetime renewals and cancellations are starting to firm up and it’s good news for some, less so for other NBC shows. Existing hits The Blacklist, Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago PD, New Amsterdam, LaBrea, Law & Order: Organized Crime, Law & Order: SVU  are all...
  • Realty Bites Back? SyFy’s ‘Surreal Estate’ gets a new lease of life…

    Last year SyFy had a something of a cult hit on their hands with Surreal Estate. The story of a group, led by the enigmatic and troubled Luke Roman (Tim Rozon) that specilaised in selling homes with a certain ‘spiritual’ problem while dealing with personal ‘demons’ of their own...
  • Go West, Go Fourth. Will robots’ return create a Perfect Day?

    Westworld is one of those series that frustrates and delights in equal measure. Every penny of its significant budget is on-screen and its ideas are more far-reaching than plenty of shows put together. But the large gaps between seasons and it’s labyrinthine, multi-level stories can be hard to follow,...
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