Television Critics Association


YouTube Confirms: Viewers Really, Really Liked 'Cobra Kai' – A Lot!

Riding high off of the success of the first season of Cobra Kai, YouTube's Susanne Daniels, global head of original content, discussed how the The Karate Kid continuation series best represents the streaming service's programming philosophy; the extent of the series' popularity; and it's surprising Emmy nomination. Speaking at their Television Critics Association (TCA) executive seesion on […]

Nickelodeon Renews 'Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Before Premiere, 4 More

Looks like our Heroes in a Half-Shell have another excuse to shovel down some slices, as Nickelodeon has ordered a 26-episode second season of Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ahead of its debut on Monday, September 17th. But the good news didn't end there: during Viacom's presentation at today's Television Critics Association (TCA), the network also […]


HBO's Casey Bloys on Watchmen: "Very, Very High Hopes"; on Confederate: "No Change"

HBO programming president Casey Bloys updated the media on two very different, polarizing projects during their Television Critics Association's (TCA) executive session on Wednesday: Damon Lindelof's authorized adaptation "remix" of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' 1986 limited comic book series Watchmen; and alternate history fiction series Confederate, from Game Of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Nichelle Tramble Spellman and Malcolm […]

Veep Season 7 Shooting This Fall, Set for Spring 2019 Premiere

Fans of Julia Louis-Dreyfus's Veep should keep their spring 2019 viewing calendar open, as HBO president of programming Casey Bloys confirmed the timeframe for the show's seventh and final season during the cable giant's Television Critics Association (TCA) session on Wednesday. When asked for an update on the series' return, Bloys responded, "Writers are now getting together, with […]

Here are the 2018 Television Critics Association (TCA) Award Nominations

Doesn't it feel like we JUST completed awards season? This morning the Television Critics Association (TCA) revealed their list of nominees for the 2018 round of awards. There are some no-brainer shows and performers listed, and some sad surprises. The ceremony will take place on Saturday August 4th, with Robin Thede hosting. *** PROGRAM OF […]

HBO's Paterno: A Look at Al Pacino as Controversial Penn State Coach

Viewers finally received the first official trailer for HBO Films's Paterno, Al Pacino's long-awaited portrayal of legendary and controversial Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. Directed by Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Wag The Dog) and written by Debora Cahn (Homeland, Vinyl) and John C. Richards (Sahara, Nurse Betty), the film is set to debut on Saturday, April 7th […]

Did ABC Just Stealth-Cancel Marvel's Inhumans?

With what might count as cut #998 in the possible demise of Marvel's Inhumans, ABC has removed press access to the series from its site. As originally pointed out by the folks over at SpoilerTV, the formal portal for the series on the press site now leads to a message that reads: "Error 404 Whatever was […]

Y The Last Man: FX "Pretty Optimistic" on Series; Talks Michael Green

What's one cable network's loss could possibly be another cable network's gain, with news of Michael Green's (Hannibal) current availability making its way around several production companies and a number of television series projects. One of those projects that's of particular interest to comic book fans – and FX – is the anticipated adaptation of […]

American Horror Story Season 8: Sarah Paulson Might Need a Dentist

Television's own MacGyver, Ryan Murphy, spent his time at the Television Critics Association (TSA) press tour in Pasadena on Friday promoting Pose, 9-1-1 and American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace; but the writer/director/producer/key grip/set caterer didn't leave American Horror Story fans empty-handed. Though Murphy began teasing Season 7 much earlier and more frequently […]

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Glenn Howerton Addresses His Future

When it was announced that series creator Glenn Howerton would be spending some time outside of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's Paddy's Pub to (hopefully) "teach" a couple of seasons of A.P. Bio at NBC, Sunny fans started to get a little nervous about Howerton's future with the FXX series. And while we're not going […]

ABC Developing Indian-American 'Hero,' 'Jetsons' with Live Effects

Continuing the growing wave of nostalgia-equals-money reboots/revivals that we've seen over the past few years, ABC is developing two series that are both unique takes on known names: The Greatest American Hero and The Jetsons. Speaking with reporters about the network's upcoming "pilot season" at this week's Television Critics Association (TCA's) press event, Channing Dungey, President […]

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Ryan Murphy: AHS Season 8 Goes Future; Ratched Goes Four Seasons

Writer/director/producer Ryan Murphy is clearly a man who doesn't believe in the concept of "free time," taking to the stage at the Television Critics Association (TSA) press tour in Pasadena on Friday to promote three series (Pose, 9-1-1 and American Crime Story: Versace). With a number of other series either currently in development or production, Murphy […]

'The Walking Dead' Producers To Attend Bernecker Funeral, Miss TCA's

In a statement released by AMC on Thursday, it was announced that The Walking Dead showrunner Scott M. Gimple as well as executive producers Gale Anne Hurd, Robert Kirkman, Dave Alpert, and Greg Nicotero would be attending the funeral for series stuntman John Bernecker. As such, they will not be able to attend this Saturday's […]

Critics Think Gotham Is The Most Promising New Show Of The Season

The Television Critics Association seem to really like Gotham. According to THR, the new Fox series that focuses on James Gordon (Benjamin McKenzie) in the years between the murder of the Wayne's and the debut of Batman was voted the most promising new show of the upcoming season. It beat out the second and third place finishers […]