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A new image of the Batmobile from The Batman as shared by director Matt Reeves.

The Batman Director Matt Reeves Inks Overall Deal with WBTV Group

Director Matt Reeves is extending his stay in Warner Bros.'s creative sandbox, and he's looking to the small screen this time. The Batman director's 6th & Idaho production company has inked a multi-year overall deal with Warner Bros. Television Group for all of the company's upcoming television projects. Those projects will be produced in association […]

Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore/Stargirl on Stargirl, courtesy of The CW.

Stargirl Season 2 Taking Flight as CW-Exclusive; Leaving DC Universe

For DC Universe and The CW's Stargirl, the good news making the rounds on Monday will make fans of the live-action comic book adaptation and the network happy. The streaming service? Not so much. The CW has picked up Stargirl for a second season only midway through the series' first season, and it will be […]

Stargirl -- "Shiv Part Two" -- Image Number: STG108c_0073r.jpg -- Pictured (l-R): Luke Wilson as Pat Dugan and Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore -- Photo: Mark Hill/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Stargirl Season 1 Shiv Part Two Preview: Courtney's Secret Revealed?

Well, here's hoping that "Shiv Part Two" leaves Courtney (Brec Bassinger) in better shape than "Part One" did. After asking for Pat's (Luke Wilson) help with training a new Justice Society of America, Courtney still did her best "I know what I'm doing" impersonation- and it nearly cost her life. That brush with death came […]

Batwoman, BTS Army, NASCAR, WWE, Live PD & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Lili Reinhart, Colin Kaepernick, Katy Keene & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome to BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of weekly heaven where I look back at Bleeding Cool's television (BCTV) coverage from the past week to bestow some incredibly not objective, totally opinionated wisdom on what has become of the television landscape. The week leading into a July 4th weekend tends to be a bit […]

A look at series finales for Breaking Bad, Dexter, and more (Images: AMC/ViacomCBS).

Breaking Bad, Dexter & More: BCTV's Finale-O-Meter Rates Series-Enders

So if you're like me, you've spent way too many 3 am's in a diner booth (substitute your stomping grounds here) in a "heightened sense of perception" and getting into one of a thousand possible geek debates. The one that always gets me going? Series finales: the ones that worked, the ones that sucked, the […]

DC's Stargirl | Cast Meets Comics | The CW

Stargirl: Brec Bassinger, Luke Wilson Talk Comic Book Counterparts

Heading into the next episode of DC Universe and The CW's Stargirl and considering how things went last week, Courtney (Brec Bassinger) and Pat (Luke Wilson) don't have a choice. They're going to have to tell Barbara (Any Smart). Anyone else have that feeling that Courtney and Pat's path to "thruthiness" isn't going to go […]

Katy Keene -- "Chapter Eight: It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)" -- Image Number: KK108A_0257b.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy, Julia Chan as Pepper Smith and Lucy Hale as Katy Keene -- Photo: Peter Kramer/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Katy Keene: The CW Cancels Riverdale Spinoff; WBTV Considers Options

In somewhat surprising news, The CW has canceled Riverdale spinoff Katy Keene after one season, with Warner Bros. TV having until July 31 (the date when cast options reportedly expire) to explore other options for the Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars)-starring series. In May, The CW Chairman and CEO Mark Pedowitz revealed that the network […]

The CW has people in masks (except for you, Kara) wearing masks to tell us to wear masks (Image: The CW)

The Flash, Supergirl, Black Lightning, Stargirl, and Arrow Go Pro-Mask

Though we're going on about the fourth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, numbers of infected in a vast majority of the states in this country are starting to rise at rates that surpass the initial outbreak. So for those of you who still foolishly see this as a "personal rights" issue or part of some […]

Riverdale -- "Chapter Seventy-One: How To Get Away With Murder" -- Image Number: RVD414b_0288b.jpg -- Pictured: Lili Reinhart as Betty -- Photo: Katie Yu/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Riverdale Star Lili Reinhart Apologizes for Breonna Taylor Post

The CW's Riverdale isn't without its share of controversy lately when it comes to the national debate and protests over police brutality, systemic racism, and the Black Lives Matter movement, with the latest coming from star Lili Reinhart. The actress, who plays Betty Cooper on the series reimagining of the Archie comics, apologized for a […]

Undertaker, Blackface, South Park, Anime & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Undertaker, Blackface, South Park, Anime & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome to this week's edition of BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of weekly Heaven where I highlight some of Bleeding Cool's television coverage from the past week while bestowing some incredibly not objective, totally opinionated wisdom on what the past week brought to the television landscape. In the BCTV Comments section below, you are more […]

: BCTV Top 30 Influencers 2020 Mid-Year Report Card

Star Trek, Lucifer, AHS & More: BCTV 2020 Influencers Mid-Year Report

So back at the beginning of the year, we published The Bleeding Cool Top 30 TV Series Influencers 2020, a look inside the BCTV "crystal ball" to predict the broadcast, cable, and streaming shows that would have a major influence on our viewing habits as we rolled through 2020 – and beyond. We made some changes […]

Stargirl -- "Shiv Part One" -- Image Number: STG107a_0147r.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Luke Wilson as Pat Dugan, Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore and Trae Romano as Mike Dugan -- Photo: Quantrell Colbert/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Stargirl Preview: Courtney Juggles Superhero Training with Homecoming

Heading into this week's episode of DC Universe and The CW's Stargirl, we watched Courtney (Brec Bassinger), Yolanda (Yvette Monreal), Beth (Anjelika Washington), and Rick (Cameron Gellman) nearly go the route of the old JSA after a run-in with Lawrence "Crusher" Crock aka Sportsmaster (Neil Hopkins) and Paula Brooks aka Tigress (Joy Osmanski). Thankfully, Pat […]

Supernatural -- "The Trap" -- Image Number: SN1509A_0072bc.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Rob Benedict as Chuck and Jared Padalecki as Sam -- Photo: Colin Bentley/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Lucifer Season 5: Supernatural "God" Rob Benedict Is Getting Devilish

With the fifth season set to start on August 21 and sixth season renewal already announced, "Lucifans" have a very familiar face to look forward to when Lucifer returns to Netflix. Fresh from his stint as The Almighty aka Chuck over at The CW's Supernatural, Rob Benedict is set to join the Tom Ellis/Lauren German-starring […]

Too Many Streaming Services? Blame Wall St, Not Cord-Cutters [OPINION]

Binged-Out: We Want Our Episodic Television Back!

Back in the old days, twenty years ago, we eagerly awaited the weekly episode of our favorite television series. In college, my friends and I would gather in someone's tiny room, crowding onto beds or the floor, to watch ER or Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Season finales, or worse, cliffhanger season finales, meant months of waiting before knowing […]

What's left of the JSA on Stargirl (Image: The CW)

Stargirl Season 1 Preview: So About That Green Lantern, Courtney…

With only hours to go before DC Universe and The CW's Stargirl, Courtney's (Brec Bassinger) seeing her "Justice Society of America v2.0" starting to take shape: Cameron Gellman's Hourman, Anjelika Washington's Dr. Mid-Nite, and Yvette Monreal's Wildcat. But as you're about to see in the following preview, her crew might fall apart before the first punch is […]

Supernatural -- "The Heroes' Journey" -- Image Number: SN1510a_0079bc.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Jensen Ackles as Dean and Jared Padalecki as Sam -- Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Supernatural Star Jared Padalecki Promises to Be Better "Shepherd"

Supernatural star Jared Padalecki's 2020 became a confusing mess personally and professionally when the COVID-19 pandemic began raging through series productions all across the globe. On the professional side, Padalecki and co-stars Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins are looking to put the finishing touches on fifteen seasons of the long-running CW series. Expected to have […]

Doctor Who, Lucifer, Randy Orton, Alienist & More: BCTV Sunday Slices (Image: Netflix)

Doctor Who, Lucifer, Randy Orton, Alienist & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Three weeks in a row and BCTV Sunday Slices is already our longest and most meaningful relationship (make of that what you will). Just like how things went down the past two weeks, this weekly little slice of Heaven is where I highlight some of Bleeding Cool's television coverage from the past week while bestowing […]

In the Evening Heartbroken Girl Sitting on a Sofa, Crying, Using Tissues, Eating Ice Cream and Watching Drama on TV. Her Room is in Mess. (Shutterstock.com)

To The Pain: 10 Television Episodes Guaranteed to Make You Ugly Cry

Never underestimate the healing power of a good cry. Life has a way of piling upon us, with one thing after another going wrong. Busy, stressful days rarely offer us an opportunity to sit down and express our feelings. But every once in a while, we really need to – as I tell my kids […]

Supernatural -- "The Scar" -- Image Number: SN1403a_0310b.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Jared Padalecki as Sam, Jensen Ackles as Dean/Michael and Misha Collins as Castiel -- Photo: Jack Rowand/The CW -- © 2018 The CW Network, LLC All Rights Reserved

Supernatural Season 15: The CW Teases The Long Journey's End

As more and more television series begin to slowly ease their way back into production after several months of COVID-19 pandemic-related shutdown, The CW posted a video to make sure viewers know that network's got some quality programming heading their way this fall and beyond. Of course, as interested as we are in the "and […]

Stargirl -- "The Justice Society" -- Image Number: STG106d_0001b.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Brec Bassinger as Stargirl, Cameron Gellman as Hourman, Anjelika Washington as Dr. Mid-Nite and Yvette Monreal as Wildcat -- Photo: The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Stargirl Season 1 Preview: The JSA's First Mission Might Be Its Last

Heading into next week's episode of DC Universe and The CW's Stargirl, things are looking pretty good for Courtney (Brec Bassinger). She's got Cameron Gellman's Hourman, Anjelika Washington's Dr. Mid-Nite, and Yvette Monreal's Wildcat as part of her new Justice League, as well as a lead on the Injustice League. What has us concerned heading […]