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Frogger: Peacock Adapts Reality Competition Based on Konami Video Game

Frogger: Peacock Adapts Reality Competition Based on Konami Video Game

When you think of video game IPs that can be adapted for television, what comes to your mind? Mario? Zelda? Sonic? Metal Gear? How about Frogger? The NBC Universal streamer Peacock is adapting the classic 1980s Konami title for the reality competition. Consisting of 12 elaborate obstacle courses or "crossings," contestants will have to survive […]

Punky Brewster Review: Pilot Episode Full of Fun Feels &#038 Potential

Punky Brewster Review: Pilot Episode Full of Fun, Feels & Potential

Any doubts the new sequel series Punky Brewster will be anything like its 80s predecessor goes out the window. In fact, the modernized update allows star Soleil Moon Frye as the title character to shine like never before. Sure, Punky's a middle-aged single mother of three, but not once did she ever lost sight of […]

Punky Brewster: WWE Stars Alexa Bliss Charlotte Flair Set to Appear

Punky Brewster: WWE Stars Alexa Bliss, Charlotte Flair Set to Appear

Punky Power is about to clash with the best WWE has to offer as superstars Alexa Bliss and Charlotte Flair when the two appear on the Peacock series Punky Brewster. The timing couldn't be more perfect since the NBC Universal streamer series will also be home to the WWE Network in March. In the series' […]

Saved by the Bell: Peacock Series Graduates to a Season 2 Renewal

Saved by the Bell: Peacock Series Graduates to a Season 2 Renewal

It looks like the new kids at Bayside High will get to see a sophomore year as Peacock announced Saved by the Bell sequel will return for season two, which features 10 additional episodes. The sequel series comes courtesy of NBC Universal and Tracey Wigfield (30 Rock), who serves as showrunner, executive producer, and writer, […]

Saved by the Bell: Elizabeth Berkley Discusses Keeping Series Fresh

Saved by the Bell: Elizabeth Berkley Discusses Keeping Series Fresh

I couldn’t be more grateful that it was her.”[caption id="attachment_1286918" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Image courtesy of NBCU[/caption]Defining the new series was important to Berkley because she simply didn’t want to recycle what was already done given the growth of its existing characters “Right and we wouldn’t have wanted to do something that was the same because[...]

Saved by the Bell: Haskiri Velazquez Discusses Daisy Representation

Saved by the Bell: Haskiri Velazquez Discusses Daisy, Representation

Image courtesy of NBCU/Peacock[/caption]Daisy Jiménez is one of three transfer students from Douglas High, a school forced to shutter due to budget cuts implemented by Gov Zack Morris (Mark-Paul Gosselaar), the main character of the original series Her along with her best friend Aisha Garcia (Alycia Pascual-Pena), and Devante Young (Dexter Darden) try to adjust[...]

Saved by the Bell: Elizabeth Berkley &#038 Mario Lopez Talk Jessie-Slater

Saved by the Bell: Elizabeth Berkley & Mario Lopez Talk Jessie-Slater

Image courtesy of NBCU[/caption] Catching up with AC Slater and Jessie Spano on "Saved by the Bell" It’s established early on that Dr Spano married someone who ended up very self-absorbed and often takes long sabbaticals away from the family while trying to find inspiration for his writing At some point despite her own academic achievements, Jessie’s[...]

Saved by the Bell: NBCU Apologizes for Selena Gomez Kidney Jokes

Saved by the Bell: NBCU Apologizes for Selena Gomez Kidney Jokes

Images courtesy of BAKOUNINE / Shutterstock.com & Peacock/NBCU[/caption]Another scene had graffiti spray-painted asking, “Does Selena Gomez even have a kidney?” While the actress hasn’t responded directly about the references, her fans took to social media with the hashtag “Respect Selena Gomez” trending on Twitter accusing the network and producers of punching down on November 28[...]

Saved by the Bell Sequel Series Previews Lark Voorhiess Lisa Turtle

Saved by the Bell Sequel Series Previews Lark Voorhies's Lisa Turtle

Image courtesy of NBCU[/caption]The Saved by the Bell sequel has two of the original series alum Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley Lauren take front and center reprising their roles as A.C Slater and Jessie Spano as they have leadership roles in the school with Slater becoming a school coach and gym teacher while Dr[...]

Saved by the Bell Trailer Reintroduces Zack Kelly and&#8230 Dewey

Saved by the Bell Trailer Reintroduces Zack, Kelly, and… Dewey?

Image courtesy of NBCU[/caption] New Saved by the Bell - Where Old School Meets the New The trailer begins with as previously displaced students like Lexi (Josie Totah) and Aisha (Alycia Pascual-Pena) get used to their new surroundings at Bayside High getting a look at their more influential peers We also see more interactions between AC Slater[...]

Saved By The Bell: Mark-Paul Gosselaars Ongoing Zack Morris Journey

Saved By The Bell: Mark-Paul Gosselaar's Ongoing Zack Morris Journey

Saved by the Bell premieres on the NBCU streamer Peacock in 2020. There are few actors in the industry who do not like to reflect on past work and Saved by the Bell star Mark-Paul Gosselaar is one of them After superfan Dashiell Driscoll took Gosselaar’s signature role through the mud in his video series[...]

A.P. Bio Interview: Paula Pell Talks Season 3 Peacock Move &#038 More

A.P. Bio Interview: Paula Pell Talks Season 3, Peacock Move & More

With Glenn Howerton (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and Patton Oswalt's (Happy!) A.P. Bio practicing its morning announcements as it readies for its season 3 debut this Thursday, September 3, Bleeding Cool had the opportunity to speak with several members of the cast. On Monday, we posted our conversation with Lyric Lewis (Stef), Mary Sohn […]

Seth MacFarlane NBCU Adapting Sci-Fi Short Film Skywatch for Series

Seth MacFarlane, NBCU Adapting Sci-Fi Short Film Skywatch for Series

Seth MacFarlane has been expanding his creative universe since the ink dried on his new overall deal with NBCUniversal First came the news that he was working with Seth Fisher (The Alienist) to adapt author Herman Wouk’s The Winds of War and War and Remembrance as miniseries Following that came the news that MacFarlane would[...]

Joe Exotic: Kate McKinnon Tiger King Series Gets NBCU Order

Joe Exotic: Kate McKinnon "Tiger King" Series Gets NBCU Order

NBCUniversal is looking to Saturday Night Live’s Kate McKinnon to work on their latest limited series Joe Exotic, currently the working title Ordered straight to series by NBCUniversal Television and Streaming divisions, the actress will also act as executive producer In an unprecedented move, NBCU plans to roll out the new series across three of[...]

A.P. Bio Season 3: Patton Oswalts Interesting Way of Motivating Fans

A.P. Bio Season 3: Patton Oswalt's Interesting Way of Motivating Fans

While two weeks may not seem like a long time to wait, it's understandable for fans of Peacock's A.P. Bio to feel a little anxiously impatient for the third season to arrive. Let's not forget that the Glenn Howerton (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and Patton Oswalt (Happy!)-starring series had shuffled off NBC's programming coil for […]

A.P. Bio Fans Offered Extra Credit with Peacock Companion Podcast

A.P. Bio Fans Offered Extra Credit with Peacock Companion Podcast

With Glenn Howerton (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Patton Oswalt (Happy!), and the rest of the gang from Whitlock High School ready to ring in the third season starting September 3, fans of Peacock's A.P. Bio are getting a very cool way to earn a little "extra credit." Starting this Tuesday, cast members Eddie Leavy (Anthony) […]

The Orville Creator Seth MacFarlane Sets Little Rock Nine Series

The Orville Creator Seth MacFarlane Sets "Little Rock Nine" Series

Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy, The Orville) isn't wasting any time flexing his creative muscles over at NBCUniversal, following up last week's news that he was adapting author Herman Wouk's The Winds of War and War and Remembrance as a limited series with another project with Universal Content Productions (UCP) MacFarlane, Eisa Davis (She's Gotta Have[...]

Olivia Munn Finalizing Deal to Join G4 Relaunch: Report

Olivia Munn Finalizing Deal to Join G4 Relaunch: Report

With amazing chemistry, brutal honesty, and a vibe that they live the things they cover (and honest about it when they didn't), we were genuinely surprised that another network didn't lure them away to host a morning or afternoon show.So when we see the teaser for the return of the NBCUniversal Cable and Dish Network-created[...]

Knight Rider: James Wan Producing Film Adaptation of Television Series

Knight Rider: James Wan Producing Film Adaptation of Television Series

Given the massive success of the Fast and the Furious franchise and the overabundance of nostalgia, it's surprising how Knight Rider didn't get adapted to live-action film sooner. Director James Wan is looking to adapt the popular television franchise to the big screen producing through his production company Atomic Monster with Michael Clear and Judson […]

Hitmen Review: Tone-Deaf Unfunny Sitcom Misses Its Mark By A Mile

Hitmen Review: Tone-Deaf, Unfunny Sitcom Misses Its Mark By A Mile

Hitmen on paper looks like a pitch in every screenwriter's drawer: a comedy about goofy contract killers on the job. That's like the default of every screenwriter. It stars British comediennes Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins aka Mel and Sue as a pair of goofy killers who are barely competent at their jobs. It is […]