2018


The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018: The Complete List

"Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different." – David Hockney There was a time when working for television was labelled a "demotion," a professional death sentence for movie stars whose careers were on […]

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #15-#11

Andy Kaufman scared the living hell out of me when I was ten – and I've been thankful for it ever since. When I was growing up, there were four gospels to Friday nights. Bedtime set at 8 p.m. No debate. No discussion. Dad would pass out in his recliner after working shifts at the […]

The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018 Countdown: #1 Doctor Who

"Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different." – David Hockney There was a time when working for television was labelled a "demotion," a professional death sentence for movie stars whose careers were on […]

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The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018 Countdown: #2 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

"Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different." – David Hockney There was a time when working for television was labelled a "demotion," a professional death sentence for movie stars whose careers were on […]

The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018 Countdown: #3 Westworld

"Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different." – David Hockney There was a time when working for television was labelled a "demotion," a professional death sentence for movie stars whose careers were on […]

The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018 Countdown: #10 The Good Place

"Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different." – David Hockney There was a time when working for television was labelled a "demotion," a professional death sentence for movie stars whose careers were on […]

Jimmy Kimmel: Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat Goes Trump-Stumping for GOP (VIDEO)

So the midterm elections of 2018 are kinda'-sorta' behind us (barring recounts, slow counts, etc.), and there are some positive and negative takeaways from what felt like two years of constant campaigning. The Democrats took control of the House of Representatives, while the GOP solidified their control of the Senate. Some see the elections as […]

Firefly and Alan Moore on Front of Next Week's Diamond Previews Publications

This is the front cover for next week's Diamond Previews, the September catalogue for comics shipping in November. And it features the new Firefly series from Boom — who are part-owned by Fox Studios. That's how things work these days… With Middlewest on the back cover. While the Marvel Previews has a certain Uncanny X-Men #1 […]


Spelling Bee R-E-W-I-N-D: A Look Back at the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

When a record-breaking 516 champion spellers (ages 8 to 15, from all 50 states and around the world) descend upon National Harbor, Maryland, for the 91st Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, they're doing it for two reasons: to see who has the strongest "word fu" when the dust settles from one of pop culture's brainier battles — […]


CBS Releases Trailers, First Looks for Magnum P.I., Murphy Brown, F.B.I., and More

Following up on the release of their Fall 2018-2019 programming schedule and upfront presentation in New York City to advertising executives, CBS has released trailers for six of their new comedies and dramas: Happy Together, Murphy Brown, The Neighborhood, F.B.I., God Friended Me, and Magnum P.I. Courtesy of Deadline Hollywood: https://youtu.be/s4Oqyv75HisVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is […]

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CBS Fall 2018-2019 Schedule: 'Magnum P.I.' on Monday, 'Murphy Brown' to Thursday and More

The emotional rollercoaster that is the upfront process – with the joys of new shows and the heartbreak of cancellations taking place before an attentive audience of advertising executives – continued on Wednesday with CBS announcing their Fall 2018-2019 programming schedule. As evidence of CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl's programming philosophy of "stability where we […]


ABC's Fall 2018-2019 Schedule: Alec Baldwin Talk Show, Friday Comedy Block Returns and More

As the networks, channels and streaming services continue to razzle-dazzle Madison Avenue ad execs with upfront presentations, ABC unveiled their Fall 2018-19 schedule. With 10 half-hour comedy series on their slate, the network continues to lead the broadcast networks when it comes to comedy; and that includes revisiting some older initiatives. ABC is reopening their Friday […]

NBC Releases New Promo for Jesus Christ Superstar Live

NBC took advantage of the more than a few million eyeballs glued to last night's Golden Globes to "bless" viewers with the first official promo for their next live musical broadcast, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!. Because the event is live, there's obviously no footage to tease but the promo leans heavily on the […]

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Comic Store in Your Future: Be Like the Millenium Falcon in 2018

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. 2017 is almost over. Looking back, what did I think? As a comic store owner in Ankeny, Iowa, here is what 2017 looked like to me. Marvel, oh, Marvel — what went wrong? A lot. 2017 was the lost year for Marvel. Leadership not […]

Marvel Comics Solicits for March 2018: Changes are Coming…

Marvel Comics solicitations for March 2018. Looks like there are many Marvel changes coming in April 2018… can you see signs of what's coming? We have a new Johnny Blaze Ghost Rider comic, Infinity Countdown counts down, Daredevil gets a 600… and what's happening with the Amazing Spider-Man? INFINITY COUNTDOWN PRIME GERRY DUGGAN (W) • […]


HBO 2018 Promo: Westworld, Sharp Objects – But No Game of Thrones?

Around the holiday season, there are three things you can depend on: more travelling to family and friends this year than you swore you would do last year; at least one present that will end up in your "regift" filing cabinet; and HBO reminding its subscribers just how much they've spent on programming the past […]