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Batwoman and Supergirl disagree on "Crisis on Infinite Earths", courtesy of The CW.

Batwoman, BTS Army, NASCAR, WWE, Live PD & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Gut feeling? Disclaimers and historical context messaging will be attached to certain series and episodes, but not before a lot more shows get called out.[caption id="attachment_1217044" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The logos for Live PD (from A&E) and Cops (from Paramount Network) (BCTV)[/caption]Cops Season 33 Canceled by Paramount, Ending 6-Year Run at NetworkA&E Cancels Live PD in[...]

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"Paradise Lost": Josh Hartnett, Bridget Regan Join Paramount Network's Southern Gothic Series

Josh Hartnett (Penny Dreadful) and Bridget Regan (Jane the Virgin, The Last Ship) are set to enter the Southern Gothic world of Spectrum Originals and Paramount Network's Paradise Lost (originally Heaven Of Hell) Created and co-written by co-showrunner Rodes Fishburne (Blood & Oil), the 10-episode series stems from Paramount Television and Anonymous Content.[caption id="attachment_1045546" align="alignnone"[...]

Heathers Season 1: Your Guide to Paramount Network's 5-Night "Binge Event" (UPDATED)

[caption id="attachment_839977" align="aligncenter" width="597"] Paramount Network[/caption]Now I know you're probably thinking two things: (1) feels like Bleeding Cool's been covering this series' premiere since 1993; (b) the last update on it was that the series was being shopped around after Paramount Network passed on it (and you'd be right, so catch up on how we[...]

'68 Whiskey': Ron Howard Directing Dark Military Comedy Pilot for Paramount Network

[caption id="attachment_881106" align="aligncenter" width="576"] Credit: David Shankbone [CC BY 3.0], Wikimedia Commons[/caption]With a premise that feels like a mash-up between Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket and sitcom M*A*S*H, Paramount Network has given a pilot order to dark military dark comedy series 68 Whiskey (working title) Adapted from the Israeli television series Charlie Golf One, the[...]

'Heathers' Reboot Scrapped at Paramount Network; Viacom Shopping Series Elsewhere

If you were holidng your breathe for the Paramount Network's Heathers reboot, you might as well start breathing again before you turn bluer than Heather Chandler on a drain cleaner cocktail The network has decided to pull the modern series retelling of the 1980's cult hit film; though based on The Hollywood Reporter's initially exclusive reporting, Viacom[...]

Heathers: Paramount Network Resets Reboot Series for July Premiere

[caption id="attachment_839977" align="aligncenter" width="597"] Credit: Paramount Network[/caption]Paramount Network has set a new premiere date for their series adaptation of Heathers, announcing that the long-awaited (and hotly debated) project is set to premiere on Tuesday, July 10th Based on the 1988 cult classic film starring Winona Ryder (Stranger Things), Christian Slater (Mr Robot), and Shannen Doherty (Charmed),[...]

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Weird Al, M. Night, Ronda Rousey, and More: The Weekly Static s01e29

Presidential Election (…damn right…) and a chicken parm hero.But before we get to our "Top 5," I think it's time for a... Blacklist: Megan Boone Pledges No More Assault Rifles for Liz KeenHeathers: Paramount Network Delays Series in Wake of Parkland Shooting[...]

Heathers: Paramount Network Delays Series in Wake of Parkland Shooting

In light of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and in the shadow of the current national gun violence debate, the Paramount Network has announced that it is delaying the premiere of Heathers, the network's series adaptation of the 1988 cult classic film originally starring Winona Ryder (Stranger Things), Christian Slater (Mr Robot), and[...]


The Weekly Static s01e23: Watchmen, Rockwell, Doherty and More!

Welcome back! It's The Weekly Static, so that's what you call us. That or – uh – "His Weekness", or – uh – "Weeker," or "El Weekerino," if you're not into the whole brevity thing. But first? I need you to look me in the eye and put your hands on top of the table […]

Heathers Red Band Trailer Offers First Look at Shannen Doherty

With only hours to go before Spike TV has to have its stuff out of the Paramount Network's apartment, the newly re-branded network is using the occasion to unveil a new "red band" trailer for Heathers, their new hour-long original series based on the 1988 cult classic film that would jump-start the careers of stars Winona Ryder[...]


Dear Spike: Time to Move On, Bro — It's Not Her, It's You

It put him on the map, and introduced him to the Paramount Network (known to her friends as "Para") —  that's when things fell apart. started out great, but we all kinda knew he was dating above his pay grade She made him look good: with all of that Trekkie street cred to work off[...]

The Weekly Static s01e20.1 – 2017 Post-Mortem: Spike's The Mist

It was announced in late September that the series wouldn't be getting a second season renewal well before Spike's evolution into The Paramount Network this January, and anyone who read my "revaps" (review/recap) of the first five episodes would know that the news comes as absolutely no surprise to me.Not that the series didn't have[...]

Paramount Network Launching Latino Sketch Comedy Series Browntown

Paramount Network continues beefing up and diversifying its programming slate ahead of its January 2018 launch, partnering with Latino digital-media company mitú for half-hour sketch comedy series Browntown Though cast details have yet to be announced, mitú founders Beatriz Acevedo and Doug Greiff are set to executive produce from a format developed by Greiff.[caption id="attachment_760684" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Credit: Paramount[...]

Catch-22: George Clooney To Direct, Star In Series Adaptation Of Joseph Heller Novel

Joseph Heller's classic novel Catch-22 is making its way to the small screen, with George Clooney set to direct and star in a six-part limited series for Paramount Television and Anonymous Content. Co-written by Luke Davies and David Michôd and directed by Clooney and Grant Heslov, the project is looking at early 2018 to begin shooting. Set […]

Waco: Paramount Network Releases New, Weinstein-less Trailer

Less than two months after the release of the limited series' first trailer, the Paramount Network has released a second trailer for Waco Now while we definitely get some new scenes from the miniseries to chew on, there's also a major difference that you might not realize at first viewing Unlike the first trailer, the[...]

Paramount Network To Bring Image Comics Spy Series 'Velvet' To TV

With an opening on its inaugural programming schedule due to the cancellation of The Mist after one season, the Paramount Network (formerly Spike TV) is looking to Image Comics spy series Velvet as their very first original scripted drama.Kyle Killen (Awake, Lone Star) has been tapped to adapt the 15-issue comic book series, from the creative team[...]


The Weekly Static S01E07: Scary Pumpkins, A 'Wild' Dogg, And More!

Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends! The Weekly Static! The Weekly Static! I've mantra'd for the past six episodes, The Weekly Static is my righteously desperate-yet-endearing attempt at finding the lighter side and an interesting perspective on the past week in the land of the networks, cable, streaming, smoke signals, cloud[...]