I promise not to try not to f**k with your mind. I promise not to mind if you go your way and I go mine. I promise not to lie if I'm looking you straight in the eye. I promise not to try not to let you down so… the BCTV Daily Dispatch! With much love and respect to Eve 6, we're back with another round of the best and brightest across the television landscape over the past twenty-four hours. Newbies to our list today include new cast members for The Sinner Season 4, a personal message to Fear the Walking Dead and AMC, a new The Walking Dead series of specials, Masters of the Universe: Revelation releases teaser, and Sam & Twitch are TV-bound.
Following that, we have the "BCTV Rewind" with a selection of curated articles more than worth your time that you may have missed the first time around. Then we have "Random TV History Stuff" wishing American Idol a happy birthday. Finally, we have another dose of "BCTV Weird" that looks back at some "devilish" times on Fantasy Island.
Now here's a look at today's BCTV's 10/24 Rundown:
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On this day in 2002, FOX's (and then ABC's) singing competition series American Idol debuted, with hosts Ryan Seacrest and (for a hot minute) Brian Dunkleman, and the trio that would be become the blueprint for other show's judging groups: Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, and Paula Abdul– with Kelly Clarkson taking the first crown.
Even if you consider yourself a love of the old Fantasy Island series, you might be surprised to learn that Mr. Roarke (Ricardo Montalban) actually had an arch-nemesis- The Devil (Roddy McDowall). During the 1980-1981 season, the two squared off in the episodes "The Devil and Mandy Breem" and "The Devil and Mr. Roarke." The first episode found The Devil engaging in a little wager with Roarke for either one of the island guest's soul or his. In the second adventure, The Devil claims to be merely a visitor to the island looking to relax and nothing more. But this is the Devil, so…
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