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"Psych": James Roday, Dulé Hill Announce "Psych-tacular Binge-A-Thon"

"PsychOs" across the globe have been patiently waiting for Psych 2: Lassie Come Home (featuring the return of James Roday's Shawn Spencer and Dulé Hill's Burton "Gus" Guster) to arrive via NBCUniversal's new streaming service Peacock. Now, it looks fans are getting one step closer to knowing when that's going to happen – and getting a […]

Quibi

Quibi Cancels Launch Party, Upfronts Impacted Over Coronavirus Concerns

The growing outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is being felt all across the pop culture landscape. Earlier today, we reported on how Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune have shifted to tapings without studio audiences over health concerns. As public health official continue to warn against attending events with large crowds, we're learning that shortform digital […]

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Peacock, Tina Fey Reuniting Fictional 90's Girl Group "Girls5Eva" for Series

In case you're not in the know or you've been too busy getting your own service off the ground, NBCUniversal is officially launching their own streaming service later this year called Peacock. Yes, that's also the name of a large, colorful animal – but it's also been the mascot for NBC since just after the […]

'Child's Play' Reboot Director Considers the "Greek Tragedy" of Chucky

"Chucky": SYFY Scares Up Straight-to-Series Order for "Child's Play" Adapt

This winter's Television Critics Association press event has been "scaring up" some interesting headlines for NBCUniversal, with the latest news coming out from the SYFY side of things. The network has given a straight-to-series order to Chucky – that's right, a television series based on the central slaughterer of the Child's Play film franchise. "The […]



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"Saved by the Bell," "Punky Brewster": NBCU's Peacock Streamer Sets Sequel Series

Do you long for the simpler days of the early 90s, with your trendy denim jackets, sketchy White House shenanigans, and sitting in front of the TV after school watching all your favorite quirky characters get up to wacky hijinks? Well, want no more! Thanks to NBCUniversal's newly-named streaming service Peacock, viewers are going to […]

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"The Office" Reboot/Restart Coming to NBCU's Peacock? "We Are Having Conversations"

While NBCUniversal (NBCU) may have fired some serious first shots in the upcoming "The Great Streaming Wars of 2020" by revealing the name of its upcoming streaming service (Peacock, set to debut in April 2020) and announcing three fan-friendly reboots (Saved By the Bell, Punky Brewster, and Battlestar Galactica), it's the talk of what might […]


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"The Office" Leaving Netflix in 2020; Exclusive to NBCUniversal Streamer in 2021 [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Details from The Hollywood Reporter: "NBCU's streaming platform will retain exclusive domestic streaming rights to The Office for five years, paying $100 million per year to stream the series and outbidding Netflix for the rights. Producers Universal Television held the auction, which sources describe as "arms length" in process. That means that Universal Television […]

Tubi Passes Go, Collects 20 Million Users

Tubi Passes Go, Collects 20 Million Users

Tubi is one of the many ad-supported streaming services on the market right now, and the battle for that type of streaming platform is about to get really crowded. Tubi claims to have surpassed 20 million active users during the month of May, with 94 million hours of content viewed on the service. That's a […]


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Netflix: 'The Office' Not Going Anywhere Until After 2021 "At Least"

By the time you're done reading this sentence, there's a very good chance that 27 new streaming services were just announced. Wait… make that 28 streaming services… Okay, maybe that's a bit of an exaggeration – but there's no denying that we're living in a streaming world. And with all of these services comes the […]

NBCUniversal Announces Interactive Storytelling Game "Series: Your Stories Universe"

NBCUniversal Releases Interactive Storytelling Game "Series: Your Stories Universe"

If you've ever wanted to take part in your own story for one of NBC's hit TV shows, Universal Games and Digital Platforms have just released the game for you. Series: Your Story Universe is a mobile entertainment platform and storytelling game that lets players go through original scenarios inspired by NBCUniversal's popular film and TV […]

Good News, Netflix! 'Friends' Might Be Staying! Bad News, Netflix! It's Gonna Cost Ya!

When Netflix subscribers learned in late 2018 that they would be able to put off saying goodbye to Ross (David Schwimmer), Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Joey (Matt LeBlanc), Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow), Monica (Courtney Cox), and Chandler (Matthew Perry) for at least another year, it was like the holidays had come early for Friends fans. Best part? That "friendship" […]

Netflix Subscribers Set to Pay More to Ride "The Endless Scroll"

If it feels like to you that everyone and their mothers is starting up a streaming servcie in 2019/2020, you're not alone. Just look at the services that are either currently in-play or on the horizon: NBCUniversal, Apple, Disney+, and WarnerMedia are gearing up their respective services–and let's not forget YouTube Premium, Amazon, Hulu… and probably […]

NBC's 'Manifest' Allows Viewers to Board Early with Release of Opening Act [WATCH]

With Jeff Rake (The Mysteries of Laura) and producer Robert Zemeckis' (Back to the Future) supernatural airline thriller Manifest scheduled for take off next month, NBC is giving interested viewers a sneak preview by releasing the opening nine-minutes-plus of the series premiere (which you can watch below). Exploring the mysteries and ramifications resulting from the disappearance […]

WWE SmackDown Live Will Premiere on Fox Broadcast Network on October 4th, 2019

In a barrage of press releases sent out over the last half hour, WWE revealed the details of their upcoming TV deals with Fox and NBC Universal for SmackDown Live and Raw respectively. Amongst the details was an explicit confirmation that SmackDown Live will begin airing on Fox's broadcast network, as well as a premiere […]

Because U Demanded It, WWE to Make Weekly Wrestling Shows Even Longer

If you're a member of the WWE UNIVERSE who just can't get enough of WWE's weekly televised SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT programs featuring the WWE SUPERSTARS, you're in luck! Answering the universal fan outcry that there just isn't enough professional wrestling on TV each week, NBCUniversal, the television conglomerate which owns the USA Network on which Monday […]

ReedPOP, Syfy Wire to Live-Stream NYCC, ECCC and C2E2 in New Deal

ReedPOP and Syfy Wire are set to give fans who can't make it out to Chicago, Seattle or New York City this year the next best thing to being there, with the editorial arm of NBCUniversal's Syfy cable network striking a deal with the event producer to be the exclusive live-streaming partner for Chicago Comic & Entertainment […]