Welcome to the first edition of the BCTV Daily Dispatch, where we look back on what is catching everyone's attention on the television, cable, and streaming side of things in the past 24 hours (a good sign of support from Prodigal Son fans out there). And just in case you might've missed some articles over the past day or so, we've hand-curated a few posts that are also worth your time. From there, we take a deep dive into TV history to see what's going on- and then we wrap things up with a "Random Thought" that should make Friday the 13th: The Series fans smile (along with a chance to sign up for our newsletter).
To kick things off, here's a look at what's been on readers' radars over the past 24 hours- ranging from Princess Diana, Jack Quaid, and Saturday Night Live to Kim's Convenience, Gina Carano, #SaveProdigalSon and more:
And here are a few more articles to add to your reading lists- ranging from Michael Che and Dave Bautista to our Adventure Time: Distant Lands and My Hero Academia reviews, a third Rick and Morty trailer, and Debbie Gibson talking Lucifer star Tom Ellis:
TODAY IN TELEVISION: Some seriously righteous birthday wishes to actor John C. Reilly, with an impressive television line-up that includes Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule, the recent Moonbase 8, and HBO's upcoming Untitled Los Angeles Lakers project. Serious birthday vibes also go out to writer and producer Greg Berlanti, who you know from Dawson's Creek, Riverdale, You, this little thing called The CW's "Arrowverse," Titans, and the upcoming Green Lantern and DC's Strange Adventures series for HBO Max (to name just a few).
RANDOM THOUGHT: Has anyone attempted a reboot, remake, or (hopefully) sequel series of the amazing 1987-1990 syndicated Friday the 13th: The Series? C'mon, even Adult Swim's Rick and Morty name-dropped it in "Something Ricked This Way Comes"…
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