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  • Outside the box? Quantum Leap’s developments begin to ring a bell….

    October 2nd 1977: Ben has arrived in the body of championship boxer Danny ‘Youngblood’ Hill and proceeds to get knocked to the canvas by a blow to the jaw. That’s not a great start as Danny is supposed to be fighting for the title in just two days’ time...
  • Quantum Leap: “Oh Boy!” or “Uh-oh?” as reboot steps out…

    Ben Song and his new fiancée (and colleague) Addison Augustine are hosting a party to celebrate their news, their vast apartment hosting friends and some key fellow workers. Only some of the gathered are aware that Ben and Addison are part of a top-secret initiative to revive the ‘Quantum Leap’...
  • ‘Magnum’ Reinforced: NBC says ‘Aloha’, extends the life of P. I.

    Industry site Deadline has just officially confirmed the rumours circling over the last week or so that Magnum PI will be returning to screens with new episodes. Despite solid ratings and many fans, the modern reboot of the show was cancelled by CBS/Universal TV in a surprise move following...
  • ’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...
  • Bored. Game. NBC’s overtly familiar felon-feature is style over content…

    The FBI has been looking for a way to bring down international criminal mastermind Elena Federova and it seems that their hard work has paid off. But in a top-security facility, Federova seems pretty nonchalant about her new surroundings and the demands for her to co-operate.  Miles away, a...
  • La Brea’king Bad. Template show is another land of the LOST…

    On a sunny morning, the (relative) calm of a packed LA freeway is disturbed by a cracking of the sidewalk… and then a chasm, quickly becoming the biggest sink-hole ever recorded.  Buildings start to topple, vehicles fall… and so do people. Families are suddenly torn apart and separated, but...
  • Manifest’s Destiny is deferred as NBC cancels show…

    The problem with any show that boasts a long-term plan for a mysterious, twisting, mythology-heavy storyline is that, all too often, that story leaves viewers hanging when a network decides it’s not going to renew it. Plenty of network shows with passionate, if not huge, fanbases have been frustrated...
  • Axed Files: NBC won’t look for more Debris…

    Though it was a genre show with a solid pedigree, an interesting premise and strong potential, Debris had not been pulling the needed ratings during the latter half of its run and the news that it has now been formally cancelled by NBC does not come as a huge...
  • Standing Orders: Closing Encounters of the Debris Kind…

    George thinks he’s located the key missing piece of the debris and seeing a shadowy, almost pixilated figure closing in on their location, he, Bryan and Finola head to a quarry to retrieve the debris before Influx can track it down. On arrival, they find a group of people...
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