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Nevada's Finest shows up for their online morning briefing on Reno 911!, courtesy of Quibi.

Reno 911 Presents All the Ways a Zoom Morning Briefing Can Go Wrong

Quibi entered the crowded streaming/online landscape this week with a launch that brought dozens of dramas, comedies, news programs, and reality series with it. While the jury is still out on a number of projects and how well the short-form digital content service will perform in the long run, the one series that could be […]

Chance the Rapper pulls off another prank on Punk'd, courtesy of Quibi.

Punk'd Confuses Cruelty With Comedy As It Goes All Trash and No Laughs

Short-form mobile digital content service Quibi has revived MTV prank show Punk'd, with new celebs, new scenarios, and a new host: Chance the Rapper. In case you might be wondering, Ashton Kutcher isn't getting any screen time this round. He's not even a producer on the series, which is a little weird but it's probably […]

Christophe Waltz makes a deal in Most Dangerous Game, courtesy of Quibi.

Most Dangerous Game Review: Still Mediocre Even in Small Doses

Quibi has launched, and now we get to see if it will be a roaringly-successful game-changer to the streaming world or another attempt at "recreating the wheel" that fails. The latest version of The Most Dangerous Game is a flagship title. Richard Connell's 1924 short story might be the most filmed thriller of all time, […]

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Chrissy's Court Review: Promising But Not Quite Ready for Prime Time

Having Chrissy Teigen serving as a judge on new reality-court series Chrissy's Court reads like a slam-dunk idea. Beloved opinion-haver Tiegen gets to judge various squabbles, just like The People's Court or Judge Judy but instead of small claims court, these disputes come from a number of different directions. A performer in a restaurant claims […]

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"Punk'd": Chance the Rapper, Quibi Prank Series Trailer Debuts

When Quibi debuts next week, its reboot of MTV mainstay Punk'd will be along for the ride – with Grammy-winner Chance the Rapper taking over the role of host/"prank ringmaster" from Ashton Kutcher. Premiering April 6 and set up as a series of 10-minute episodes, the short-form digital content service released an official trailer for the MTV […]

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"Singled Out": Quibi, MTV Studios Unveil Dating Series Reboot Trailer

When Quibi steps out onto the television/streaming stage on April 6, it does so with a nice cross-section of both original content as well as reboots/reimaginings – and one of the latter that we're looking forward is MTV Studios' 2020 take on Singled Out. Gone are Chris Hardwick and Jenny McCarthy, and in their places […]




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Quibi Cancels Launch Party, Upfronts Impacted Over Coronavirus Concerns

The growing outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is being felt all across the pop culture landscape. Earlier today, we reported on how Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune have shifted to tapings without studio audiences over health concerns. As public health official continue to warn against attending events with large crowds, we're learning that shortform digital […]

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"Ice Cream Man": Image Comic Book Lands Series Adapt at Quibi

Been awhile since we reported on the upcoming adaptation of W. Maxwell Prince and Martin Morazzo's Image Comics horror-fantasy comic book Ice Cream Man – so much so that I forgot I first reported on it. In my defense, Universal Content Productions (UCP) first made the announcement back in October 2018 – and now it looks […]

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"Reno 911!": Niecy Nash, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Cedric Yarbrough & Carlos Alazraqui Recruited for Quibi/Comedy Central Revival

Nevada's finest is calling in "reinforcements" for Quibi's upcoming restart of Comedy Central favorite Reno 911!. Joining original series creators and cast members Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, and Kerri Kenney-Silver in the short-form streaming service series are Niecy Nash, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Cedric Yarbrough, and Carlos Alazraqui. Ian Roberts, Joe LoTruglio, and Mary Birdsong will […]




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"The Fugitive": Quibi Teaser Finds Boyd Holbrook's Mike Wrongfully Accused… On the Run… And Being Hunted by Kiefer Sutherland [VIDEO]

The hunt is on once again – except with a bit of a twist. New mobile short-form streaming service Quibi released the first teaser for The Fugitive, starring Boyd Holbrook (Milk, Gone Girl) as innocent-man-on-the-run Mike Ferro and Kiefer Sutherland (24, Designated Survivor) as head fugitive hunter Detective Clay Bryce. Developed by Nick Santora (Scorpion) […]