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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

No Blu-Rays and Reduced DVDs For Black Lightning?

Black Lightning is the DC superhero character created by Tony Isabella with Trevor Von Eeden in 1977, and has been one of a number of DC superheroes that has been turned into a TV show on the CW. Developed by Salim Akil, and starring Cress Williams, the series sees the retired Black Lightning return to […]

Stargirl -- "Hourman and Dr. Mid-Nite" -- Image Number: STG105a_0022b.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore and Luke Wilson as Pat -- Photo: Jace Downs/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Stargirl Season 1 Preview: Courtney's JSA Recruitment Drive Continues

Heading into this week's episode of DC Universe and The CW's Stargirl, Courtney's (Brec Bassinger) new Justice Society has a new "plus-one" in the form of Yolanda Montez (Yvette Monreal) aka Wildcat, who has her own heartbreaking backstory for joining the team. With this week's "Hourman and Dr. Mid-Nite," it's not too much of a […]

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Legends of Tomorrow EPs on What Sara's Season 6 Alien Abduction Means

When we last checked in on DC's Legends of Tomorrow executive producers Grainne Godfree and Keto Shimizu, they were offering their insights on a fifth season finale that saw the Loom of Fate destroyed, Lachesis (Sarah Strange) and her crew of nasty Encores defeated (to the tune of guest star Sisqo's "Thong Song"), and the day? […]

Arrow -- "Elseworlds, Part 2" -- Image Number: AR709d_0403r -- Pictured: Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman -- Photo: Jack Rowand/The CW -- © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Batwoman: Caroline Dries on Kate Kane's Fate: "We'll Never Erase Her"

Two days after series creator, executive producer, and showrunner Caroline Dries explained why Batwoman chose to go with a new lead character instead of recasting the role previously held by Ruby Rose, a large number of fans are still taking issue with the move. On social media, some viewers aren't convinced that moving forward with a […]

Stargirl -- "Wildcat" -- Image Number: STG104b_0048b.jpg -- Pictured: Luke Wilson as Pat Dugan -- Photo: Jace Downs/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Stargirl: Luke Wilson's New Appreciation for Harrison Ford's Han Solo

If there's one thing you can say about Joel McHale (Community, Psych 2: Lassie Come Home), it's that he doesn't like being bored. As if appearing on screen in DC Universe and The CW's Stargirl as none other than Starman wasn't enough, he's also been spending his off-screen time interviewing the cast and creative team […]

Supergirl -- "The Bodyguard" -- Image Number: SPG514b_0076r.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Azie Tesfai as Kelly Olsen and Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers -- Photo: Sergei Bachlakov/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Supergirl Star Chyler Leigh Comes Out, Shares Her Personal Journey

Supergirl star Chyler Leigh aka Alex Danvers posted her coming-out story on Monday, sharing the personal journey she took towards embracing her sexual identity that began with her on-screen character coming out during the second season of the popular CW "Arrowverse" series. Leigh's post "Wear Your Pride" appeared on the Create Change website, founded by […]

Supergirl -- "Elseworlds, Part 3" -- Image Number: SPG409a_0784r -- Pictured (L-R): Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow and Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash -- Photo: Sergei Bachlakov/The CW -- © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

The Flash: Stephen Amell Supports Grant Gustin for Being Grant Gustin

After news broke early Monday that The Flash star Hartley Sawyer (Ralph Dibney aka Elongated Man) was fired from The CW's long-running Arrowverse series, showrunner/executive producer Eric Wallace and lead Grant Gustin (Barry Allen aka The Flash) wasted little time sharing their thoughts on the decision. Well, it was more like Wallace shared his thoughts and […]

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Stargirl: Joel McHale and Geoff Johns Talk Starman's Heroism, Humor

While we would normally be using this time to promote this week's episode of Stargirl (though you can get some of that in a little bit), the fine folks at The CW are sharing a one-on-one between the show's late, great Starman himself, Joel McHale (Community, Psych 2: Lassie Come Home), and character creator and […]

Flash -- "The Elongated Knight Rises" -- Image Number: FLA411b_0279b.jpg -- Pictured: Hartley Sawyer as Dibney/Elongated Man -- Photo: Katie Yu/The CW -- © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved

The Flash Star Grant Gustin on Hartley Sawyer Firing: "Words Matter"

Not long after news broke on Monday that The Flash star Hartley Sawyer (Ralph Dibney aka Elongated Man) was fired from The CW's long-running Arrowverse series, executive producer Eric Wallace and series lead Grant Gustin (Barry Allen aka The Flash) have posted their thoughts. The decision came after a number of tweets from Sawyer's past came to […]

The Flash -- "Success Is Assured" -- Image Number: FLA619b_0054b.jpg -- Pictured: Hartley Sawyer as Elongated Man -- Photo: Colin Bentley/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved

The Flash Star Hartley Sawyer Fired for Racist, Misogynistic Tweets

When The Flash returns to work on its sixth season, it will do so without Hartley Sawyer (Ralph Dibney aka Elongated Man). The actor has been fired from The CW's long-running Arrowverse series after a number of tweets from Sawyer's past came to light containing misogynist and racist references. As you can see in the […]

Arrow -- "Elseworlds, Part 2" -- Image Number: AR709d_0403r -- Pictured: Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman -- Photo: Jack Rowand/The CW -- © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Batwoman Showrunner Talks Reasons for Changing Leads, Not Recasting

Less than a week after a casting call notice surfaced signaling that The CW and the producers behind Arrowverse series Batwoman were looking to move on from the character of Kate Kane (previously portrayed by Ruby Rose), series creator, executive producer, and showrunner Caroline Dries confirmed the decision. Speaking at an ATX Festival At Home […]

Supergirl -- "Event Horizon" -- Image Number: SPG501a_0261b.jpg -- Pictured: Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer -- Photo: Dean Buscher/The CW -- © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Supergirl Star Nicole Maines Talks Dreamer, Says Bring on The Big Bads

Having officially wrapped a COVID-19-impacted fifth season and with the sixth season not slated until later in 2021, Supergirl star Nicole Maines has a little downtime to rest and relax, right? Standing still isn't really something the trans rights activist and actor is known for, out promoting her vampire film Bit when Maines was asked […]

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DC's Legends of Tomorrow EPs Talk Swan Thong: Zari, Charlie and More

While The CW's DC's Legends of Tomorrow may have shuffled off for a well-deserved bit of hibernation, that doesn't mean there isn't time to squeeze in a little look behind-the-scenes at how it all wrapped up and how things look heading into the sixth season. Our Legends were able to destroy the Loom of Fate, take down […]

Stargirl -- "Wildcat" -- Image Number: STG104b_0083b.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Yolanda Montez as Wildcat and Brec Bassinger as Stargirl -- Photo: Jace Downs/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Stargirl Preview: Will Wildcat Be the First Member of Courtney's JSA?

Legacy, destiny, and the roles we play in our lives have been some strong themes running through the first three episodes of The CW and DC Universe's Stargirl. The generational divides exist with more than just Courtney and Pat, though those two are clearly on different pages when it comes to her future as Stargirl. […]