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Star Trek: Picard Casts Queen Sugar Star Amirah Vann in Fierce Romulan Role

"Star Trek: Picard" Casts "Queen Sugar" Star Amirah Vann in Fierce Romulan Role

Fans of CBS All Access' upcoming Star Trek franchise spinoff series Star Trek: Picard have been buzzing about the series when it was first announced, with the release of teasers and trailers dumping a whole lot of fuel on an already blazing dumpster fire of speculation and excitement. Combine that with news that Star Trek […]


Nickelodeon Buys Garfield Davis Will Continue Comic Strip

Nickelodeon Buys Garfield; Davis Will Continue Comic Strip

Viacom Inc today announced that they have purchased Paws, Inc., the multimedia empire of cartoonist Jim Davis, along with the rights to his most famous creation, Garfield, along with the less popular U.S Acres, which has fallen in prominence in recent years since star Orson the Pig fell in with a bad crowd of 30-50[...]

Tyler Perry Teams with Viacom for BET Plus

Tyler Perry Teams with Viacom for BET Plus

Perry has inked a deal with Viacom that will see the incredibly prolific filmmaker's library of television shows and movies added to BET's stable of programming.[caption id="attachment_1051252" align="aligncenter" width="1350"] Credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com[/caption]The new service will be called BET Plus, and will debut this fall with a handful of original series and other programming options[...]

Doctor Who: Pluto TV BBC Bring Classic Who to Free Streaming Service

'Doctor Who': Pluto TV, BBC Bring Classic 'Who' to Free Streaming Service

Pluto TV has announced a major new content deal with BBC Studios that gives the Viacom-owned free streamer access to nearly 1,000 episodes of BBC shows - including 200 Classic Doctor Who episodes Pluto TV is an ad-supported streaming service that boasts approximately 15 million customers and has deals with Warner Bros., Lionsgate, MGM, CBS, Discovery,[...]

Star Trek: CBS Nickelodeon Looking to Develop Animated Series

'Star Trek': CBS, Nickelodeon Looking to Develop Animated Series

All Rights Reserved.[/caption]An interesting point here is that CBS Television Studios is looking to Nickelodeon - a part of Viacom, which CBS has had a very close working relationship with in the past - to develop and presumably air the show Since the kids show would be the only Star Trek aimed at younger audiences and the[...]

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

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

But the good news didn't end there: during Viacom’s presentation at today's Television Critics Association (TCA), the network also announced that it was picking up Henry Danger for a fifth season; a second season of Knight Squad; and third season renewals for Hunter Street and The Dude Perfect Show.Here's a closer look at the five Nickelodeon series:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asLU2NjEUZwRise of[...]

Viacom Reviving Rugrats: New TV Series and Live-Action Feature Film

Viacom Reviving Rugrats: New TV Series and "Live-Action" Feature Film

Viacom is reviving Rugrats, the animated series featuring babies and toddlers going on adventures.There will be an already greenlit 26-episode new tv series on Nickelodeon Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Susie, and Angelica are returning, as well as a new world of characters Original creators Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó, and Paul Germain as executive producers[...]

Heathers Reboot Scrapped at Paramount Network Viacom Shopping Series Elsewhere

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

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 is currently shopping the series around to other broadcasting services.Originally set to premiere in March 2018 - with first episodes available to stream online prior - Heathers was pulled[...]

Report: Les Moonves Could Leave CBS One Day After ComicBook.com Purchase

Report: Les Moonves Could Leave CBS One Day After ComicBook.com Purchase

According to THR, Moonves is gripped in a desperate struggle against Shari Redstone, Vice Chairman of CBS and Viacom and daughter of billionaire Sumner Redstone Why have these two powerful 1%ers become adversaries so soon after the purchase of a popular internet clickbait destination? Perhaps Moonves would prefer that ComicBook.com focus more on promoting the[...]

Waco: Paramount Network Releases New Weinstein-less Trailer

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 […]

Chinese Investors Want Hollywood To Stop Making Crappy Movies

Chinese Investors Want Hollywood To Stop Making Crappy Movies

Initiating a bold economic strategy that could change the way Hollywood does business, Chinese financiers have reportedly asked movie industry executives to stop making terrible movies that bomb at the box office.According to a report from spice-of-life-themed entertainment website Variety, top Viacom executives have flown to China in order to reassure Chinese film company Huahua Media[...]

The Shannara Chronicles Is Changing Networks

The Shannara Chronicles Is Changing Networks

The Shannara Chronicles are moving as part of a Viacom restructuring The second season of the fantasy adaptation of Terry Brooks work is moving from it's season one home of MTV to their sister station Spike which is going to be re-branded to the Paramount Network.The 10-episode second season will pick up one years after[...]

Deadpool To Take Over Viacom Networks In Ad Stunt

Deadpool To Take Over Viacom Networks In Ad Stunt

The Wrap reports Deadpool is coming to Viacom's cable networks next week in a big ad push.Taking over an hour of programming on eight of the company's networks, the stunt will be positioned as Deadpool offering viewers "commercial-free" entertainment Television analysts are calling the event rare, but a good way to counter the "waning" attention-spans[...]

Another Spongebob Movie To Spearhead Paramounts New Animation Efforts

Another Spongebob Movie To Spearhead Paramount's New Animation Efforts

The last time I met an actual, professed fan of the show was a good number of years ago, and I think that young man has probably doubled his age since then, which is to say, I'd expect he's now about nine years old.But the signs are that Spongebob is still a draw as Paramount[...]

Did The Parent Companies Of Marvel And DC Create The Piracy They Now Condemn

Did The Parent Companies Of Marvel And DC Create The Piracy They Now Condemn?

There's a conspiracy theory going around courtesy of one Mike Mozart that alleges that the very backers of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) legislation actually created the very piracy they are now trying to combat, as some nefarious money making/power grabbing scam. And while I think that is a little too much in the direction […]