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Cobra Kai Delivers Viewers That Harsh Sting of Reality: Opinion

Cobra Kai Delivers Viewers That Harsh Sting of Reality: Opinion

I'm late to the party when it comes to Cobra Kai, the former YouTube Original-turned-Netflix-Original series. It always came recommended to me, but the checklist of series always expands with streaming offering quality programming in bulk. I finally checked the series out and it delivered more than I ever expected first reliving my childhood in […]

Weird City: Awkwafina Yvette Nicole Brown Are Trapped in a Show. Literally. (VIDEO)

Weird City: Awkwafina, Yvette Nicole Brown Are Trapped in a Show. Literally. (VIDEO)

Now that YouTube Premium‘s official trailer for Weird City gave us a sightseeing tour of Oscar and Emmy winner Jordan Peele and Emmy-nominated writer Charlie Sanders‘ upcoming half-hour comedy/sci-fi anthology, viewers are getting another look behind the scenes as Awkwafina (Ocean's 8, Crazy Rich Asians) discusses the interesting situation her character Charlotta finds herself in.Teaming with Yvette Nicole Brown (Community), the pair[...]



Netflix Subscribers Set to Pay More to Ride The Endless Scroll

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

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 eight more by the time you're done reading this.Which means there's good news and bad news for Netflix subscribers.Good news is that[...]

Bleeding Cools TV Scorecard: January/February 2019 Premieres &#038 Returns (UPDATED)

Bleeding Cool's TV Scorecard: January/February 2019 Premieres & Returns (UPDATED)

As we near the halfway mark for the first month of 2019, Bleeding Cool is giving you a chance to set your planners now for what's premiering or returning for the remainder of January and into February.Any updates? Anything we missed? Let us know  – and happy viewing![caption id="attachment_970988" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] DC Universe/YouTube Premium/TBS/Netflix/AMC[/caption] Monday, January[...]

Cobra Kai: Ralph Macchio William Zabka Talk Season 2 Karate Kid Guest Stars

Cobra Kai: Ralph Macchio, William Zabka Talk Season 2, 'Karate Kid' Guest Stars

With the second season of YouTube Premium‘s Cobra Kai set for early 2019, current series (and original The Karate Kid) co-stars Ralph Macchio (Daniel LaRusso) and William Zabka (Johnny Lawrence) are starting to open about what fans can expect when the Karate Kid sequel series returns.Speaking with ET Canada, Macchio and Zabka revealed that upcoming season[...]

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019: The Complete List

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019: The Complete List

To get a sense of just how serious Peele is, look at his “To Do” list of upcoming projects:  executive-producing HBO‘s Lovecraft Country, written by Underground co-creator Misha Green; YouTube Premium‘s Weird City; and Lorenaand Nazi-hunting series The Hunt, both for Amazon.But perhaps the biggest television journey Peele is making is one to a “dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind” –[...]

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #5-#1

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #5-#1

Full disclosure, this list underwent a last-minute addition based on something (no spoilers) during the last week of December – shifting our 25th choice to “Honorable Mention” status (sorry, WWE).So with that said, here's a look at our final five influencers…[caption id="attachment_966194" align="aligncenter" width="821"] Netflix[/caption] #5 Apple, DC Universe, YouTube Premium, Amazon, CBS All Access, Hulu, etc... If[...]

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #20-#16

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #20-#16

A gaggle of wonderfully bad movies.Television was my second "parent" with every example above (and a righteous amount more) another "sibling" whose influence directly impacted me, both personally and professionally.These were my "influencers."[caption id="attachment_964977" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Paramount Pictures/Hot Topic/ABC/YouTube Premium/TBS[/caption]Which brings us to The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown, a look inside our[...]

Waynes Mark McKenna Talks Dream Role Del Dynamic and Pop Culture Picks (INTERVIEW)

Wayne's Mark McKenna Talks Dream Role, Del Dynamic, and Pop Culture Picks (INTERVIEW)

A highlight of Bleeding Cool‘s time at this year’s Tribeca TV Festival was screening/reviewing YouTube Premium’s new original comedy series Wayne, a tale of a bloody road trip, young love, and reckless youth from the writers of Deadpool and Zombieland launching on the streaming service on January 16 (see review below) Created by series writer Shawn Simmons and executive produced by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Greg Coolidge,[...]

Wayne: Sometimes You Just Need to Stab Someone with A Carrot (PREVIEW)

Wayne: Sometimes You Just Need to Stab Someone with A Carrot (PREVIEW)

One of the biggest highlights of Bleeding Cool's time at this year’s Tribeca TV Festival was the opportunity to review YouTube Premium’s new original comedy series Wayne, a tale of a bloody road trip, young love, and reckless youth from the writers of Deadpool and Zombieland set to launch on the streaming service on January 16[...]

Wayne: YouTube Premiums Bloody Great New Comedy Gets Official Trailer

Wayne: YouTube Premium's Bloody Great New Comedy Gets Official Trailer

So Bleeding Cool attended this year's Tribeca TV Festival, and had the opportunity to review YouTube Premium’s new original comedy series Wayne, a tale of a bloody road trip, young love, and reckless youth from the writers of Deadpool and Zombieland set to launch on the streaming service on January 16, 2019 Created by series writer  Shawn Simmons and executive produced by Rhett Reese,[...]

Cobra Kai Season 2: Disney Channels Peyton List Joins Karate Kid Sequel Series

Cobra Kai Season 2: Disney Channel's Peyton List Joins Karate Kid Sequel Series

[caption id="attachment_936301" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit (left): Disney/(right): YouTube Premium[/caption]With the second season of YouTube Premium's Cobra Kai set for some time in early 2019, The Valley's population continues to grow with Disney Channel star Peyton List (Bunk’d, Jessie) set for a recurring role. List's Tory is a troubled teen new to the Valley; and joins Paul Walter[...]

BlacKkKlansmans Paul Walter Hauser Joins Cobra Kai Season 2

BlacKkKlansman's Paul Walter Hauser Joins 'Cobra Kai' Season 2

[caption id="attachment_931873" align="aligncenter" width="534"] AT&T[/caption]Fans of YouTube Premium's Cobra Kai won't have to wait another 30 years for the further adventures of old rivals Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) - and a new face is joining the series when it returns in early 2019. Paul Walter Hauser (Kingdom, BlacKkKlansman) has been cast in[...]

Wayne s01e0102: If Garth Ennis and The Coen Brothers Wrote a John Hughes TV Series (TRIBECA TV FESTIVAL REVIEW)

Wayne s01e0102: If Garth Ennis and The Coen Brothers Wrote a John Hughes TV Series (TRIBECA TV FESTIVAL REVIEW)

[caption id="attachment_922064" align="aligncenter" width="600"] YouTube Premium[/caption]Welcome to Bleeding Cool's review of YouTube Premium’s new original comedy series Wayne, a tale of a bloody road trip, young love, and reckless youth from the writers of Deadpool and Zombieland that's set to launch on the streaming service in January 2019 Premiering at this year's Tribeca TV Festival, the[...]

Weird City: Rosario Dawson Michael Cera Laverne Cox and More to Guest on Jordan Peeles Sci-Fi Anthology

Weird City: Rosario Dawson, Michael Cera, Laverne Cox, and More to Guest on Jordan Peele's Sci-Fi Anthology

[caption id="attachment_894392" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit (top): YouTube/(bottom): Netflix[/caption]Less than a month after YouTube gave a straight-to-series order for Jordan Peele (Get Out) and Charlie Sanders's (Key and Peele) half-hour comedic sci-fi anthology Weird City, we're getting our first look at the cast. Sara Gilbert, Dylan O’Brien, Ed O’Neill, Rosario Dawson, Michael Cera, Laverne Cox, and LeVar Burton are set[...]

YouTube Premium Orders Female Friendship Series Kat &#038 June Think Stuff

YouTube Premium Orders Female Friendship Series 'Kat & June Think Stuff!'

[caption id="attachment_874004" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: AwesomenessTV[/caption]Building off of the breakout success of their Karate Kid spinoff series Cobra Kai, YouTube Premium (previously YouTube Red) continues bolstering its original scripted programming with Kat & June Think Stuff! (working title) from AwesomenessTV.  Created/written by Mackenzie Yeager (Girl Meets World, All Night) and with Jen Braeden (Awkward, Girl Boss)[...]

On Becoming a God in Central Florida: Kirsten Dunst Dark Comedy Series Finds Home at YouTube Premium

'On Becoming a God in Central Florida': Kirsten Dunst Dark Comedy Series Finds Home at YouTube Premium

[caption id="attachment_873966" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Credit: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Kirsten Dunst's new series On Becoming a God in Central Florida is making the move from cable to streaming, with YouTube Premium (previously YouTube Red) giving a 10-episode series order to the dark comedy Co-created and written by Robert Funke and Matt Lutsky, the series has tapped[...]