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Community Harley Quinn &#038 More: Giancarlo Esposito Is Comedy Gold

Community, Harley Quinn & More: Giancarlo Esposito Is Comedy Gold

We're a little scared of him always. "The Princess Bride" Esposito is really pushing for these comedic roles, showing up in Quibi's recent Princess Bride at Home remake Taking on the iconic role of the grandfather, we get to see that warmer side of his personality that we never expect from his villain turns It's a lot[...]

Reno 911 Part 2 Trailer: When Danger Is Near Theyll Be Nearer

Reno 911! Part 2 Trailer: When Danger Is Near, They'll Be Nearer

Just when you thought it was safe to walk the streets of Reno, Nevada, original series creators, writers, and cast members Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, and Kerri Kenney-Silver are bringing Dangle (Lennon) and his dysfunctional squad of potential do-gooders back to Quibi for Reno 911! Part 2 Starting August 24, viewers will be treated to[...]

Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Emmys Burn War Turns Heavenly

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: "Emmys Burn War" Turns Heavenly

It started when Olson celebrated her Emmy nomination for Outstanding Actress: Short Form Comedy/Drama with a backhanded way of reminding McElhenney it wasn't for Always Sunny (see the trailer for her Quibi series Flipped below) McElhenney followed that up with a pic of the Emmy nominee making a "bold hair choice," but the "Bobblehead Mac"[...]

Mapleworth Murders Review: Fun Mystery-Comedy Series Rare Quibi Gem

Mapleworth Murders Review: Fun Mystery-Comedy Series Rare Quibi Gem

Have you heard of Mapleworth Murders? It's actually pretty good, which is surprising because it's on Quibi Of course, that means the bar is already set so low, it basically just had to show up and not be a flaming pile of dog poo (not you, Reno 9-1-1) However, it's much better than any other[...]

Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Emmys Burn War Goes Bobblehead

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Emmys Burn War Goes Bobblehead

See, she wasn't nominated for Sunny, but for her turn as Cricket Melfi opposite Will Forte in the Quibi series Flipped So she picked the perfect Death Cab for Cutie moment to "remind" him that she was nominated for a show he didn't write Ouch While we thought it would end there, five days later? McElhenney posted[...]

Always Sunny Ratched XFL WWE Friends &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Always Sunny, Ratched, XFL, WWE, Friends & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to another round of BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of opinionated heaven where your resident "man-child" (long story, but I realize now that people throw out phrases they actually don't have the ability to understand so that's sad) looks back on the past week in Bleeding Cool Television's (BCTV) coverage to see what […]

YouTube Late-Night &#038 More: In Praise of Lo-Fi Television

YouTube, Late-Night & More: In Praise of Lo-Fi Television

Here are what isn't working: gimmicks, forcing things, "corporate synergy."And here I'm going to do something I thought I'd never do: I'm going to say something nice about Quibi Their Princess Bride remake is masterful It is, however, likely lightning in a bottle and it's not clear it could be replicated with any other film[...]

Need to Netflix a Story or Crack a Quibi Your New Streamer Dictionary

Need to Netflix a Story or Crack a Quibi? Your New Streamer Dictionary

EX: "Sandy needed Bob to Netflix his story about his kids or she was going to throw herself out the ninth-floor window." or, "Jeff thought he was in "porn star" mode, but Emily hoped he'd Netflix it so she'd still have time to wash her hair."Quibi: Fans of Rick and Morty will understand the "Squanchy"[...]

The Fugitive Trailer: Quibi Series Starts The Hunt This August

The Fugitive Trailer: Quibi Series Starts The Hunt This August

On Friday, short-form digital content service Quibi released the official trailer as well as preview images for its take on The Fugitive, starring Boyd Holbrook (Milk, Gone Girl) as innocent-man-on-the-run Mike Ferro and Kiefer Sutherland (24, Designated Survivor) as head fugitive hunter Detective Clay Bryce Developed by Nick Santora (Scorpion) and directed by Stephen Hopkins[...]

Trevor Noah Quibi Teaming Up to Prove Late-Night Host Got Game

Trevor Noah, Quibi Teaming Up to Prove Late-Night Host Got Game

Self-professed best non-professional FIFA player on the planet, The Daily Social Distancing Show host Trevor Noah and Quibi are teaming up for a new series to prove that the late-night host is the best at a whole lot of other games, too In Player vs Player with Trevor Noah, Noah will go head-to-head with some[...]

Quibi Announces Adaptation of Junji Ito Horror Manga Tomie

Quibi Announces Adaptation of Junji Ito Horror Manga Tomie

Quibi continues their fake-it-till-you-make-it strategy and announced an adaptation of Junji Ito’s infamous horror manga series Tomie Adeline Rudolph, fresh off filming the final production of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, will play the title character The new production will be written by Aquaman screenwriter David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and European horror producer-director Alexandre Aja, who came[...]

Im Ready to Social-Distance Myself from Quarantine Content: Opinion

I'm Ready to Social-Distance Myself from Quarantine Content: Opinion

There's a pandemic on and everyone is making the best of it, and the television industry is no exception. All productions were immediately halted in the interest of safety and flattening the curve, with the cast and crews being safer at home like the rest of us. They say necessity is the birthplace of invention, […]

Saying Goodbye to Quibi: A Tragic Hate Story in 3 Acts

Saying Goodbye to Quibi: A Tragic Hate Story in 3 Acts

I canceled my subscription to Quibi today The time had come to pull that band-aid off and end this pretense that we were ever really in a relationship together In a world where I really love broadcast television (and precious cable!), I love Netflix, I love Hulu, I love Disney+, I love HBO Max, and[...]

Punkd Singled Out Get Second Seasons Because Quibi Dares to Dream

Punk'd, Singled Out Get Second Seasons Because Quibi Dares to Dream

Apparently Quibi didn't get the memo that nobody is watching their short-form mobile streaming app, because they've just renewed two of their reality shows for a season 2 Well, kind of theirs Quibi revivals of MTV reality classics Punk'd and Singled Out are both renewed for season 2 on the streamer app The prank show[...]

Doctor Who Lucifer Randy Orton Alienist &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Doctor Who, Lucifer, Randy Orton, Alienist & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

*Yawn*[caption id="attachment_1221103" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pattern wall of pile colorful retro television (TV) Image: jakkapan / Shutterstock.com[/caption]So what do we have on the slate for this week's BCTV Sunday Slices? How about bad Quibi moves and John Cleese on a mission? We've got Khary Payton and his son Karter, woke Randy Orton, The Gambler v2.0, and[...]

Quibi Keeps Doing Mapleworth Murders Dirty Pushes Release Date Again

Quibi Keeps Doing Mapleworth Murders Dirty, Pushes Release Date Again

Those [Editor's Note: "folks at Quibi"] But for real: the streaming app has done Mapleworth Murders dirty How you may wonder? By taking advantage of the market For the first time, Quibi might actually be making a sound business decision You see, the Mapleworth Murders cast sounds like a stellar lineup for an SNL reunion[...]

Murder House Flip Review: Quibi Series Corpse Deserves Shallow Grave

Murder House Flip Review: Quibi Series' Corpse Deserves Shallow Grave

New short-form digital content service Quibi quickly won me over for their ability to deliver content in under 10 minutes and calling them "quick bites" Now if they only had some decent content to match the tech, because their DIY reality show Murder House Flip was a crime scene in series form The series is[...]

Reno 911 Let Dangle Get His Hands and Boots on TikTok Instagram

Reno 911! Let Dangle Get His Hands and Boots on TikTok, Instagram

Comedy Central favorite Reno 911! came kicking down the doors of our lives this week, with original series creators, writers, and cast members Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, and Kerri Kenney-Silver bringing the dysfunctional Dangle (Lennon) and his deputies to Quibi for a new season protecting the mean streets of Nevada This week, we've been[...]

Reno 911 Offers Best of Dangle Wiegel and Junior New Quibi Previews

Reno 911 Offers Best of Dangle, Wiegel and Junior; New Quibi Previews

Comedy Central favorite Reno 911! makes an arresting return this Monday, with original series creators, writers, and cast members Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, and Kerri Kenney-Silver bringing the dysfunctional Dangle (Lennon) and his deputies to Quibi for a new season protecting the mean streets of Nevada To get everyone up-to-speed on the "who's who"[...]

Quibi Catchup Finds The Stranger Dummy &#038 More Racing to The Bottom

Quibi Catchup Finds The Stranger, Dummy & More Racing to The Bottom

Quibi continues to trot out its shows with efficient regularity It’s the only thing the streamer has been good at since their "spotlight content" isn't generally that good As more and more scripted shows premiere, it feels like they're in the middle of a giant race to the bottom Is there a contest for what[...]