The Boys: Vought's VNN Goes Live: Homelander, Hughie, Starlight & More

The Boys showrunner & EP Eric Kripke as well as pretty much every member of the cast have been warning viewers that they're really and truly not ready for what awaits in Season 3. But on Wednesday, Amazon and Kripke announced a very cool way to help them get up to speed. Starting today and premiering the 7th of every month until the series returns, the Fox News-with-even-less-conscience VNN (Vought News Network) will be hitting their screens for seven news stories offering a perspective on the world from Vought International's perspective. Matthew Edison steps into the role as VNN's "Seven on 7" segments as anchor Cameron Coleman (and will be appearing in the new season)- and yes, you're going to notice something familiar about those commercials.

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In the following first edition, viewers get some intel on how things have been since we last saw anyone. Homelander (Antony Starr) is MIA publically, the government's backing away from "supe soldiers," Dawn of The Seven" may be DOA, Vought covers up Blindspot's (Chris Mark) death, and Hughie (Jack Quaid) now a senior analyst for Congresswoman Neuman (Claudia Doumit)- with Neuman now the director of the Office of Supe Affairs. In addition, Eagle the Archer keeps making his case while Starlight (Erin Moriarty) is praised for lighting up the music charts. And we'll leave it to you to figure out who we think "OurSheet's Mickey Londale" is supposed to be.

"Since the very start of The Boys, we've seen Vought's propaganda arm — I mean, news channel — VNN," Kripke said in an initial statement. "We'll be digging deeper into those fair and balanced patriots next season, so as a teaser, we're introducing 'Seven on 7' with VNN's biggest star Cameron Coleman. The episodes are in-world canon, serving up brand-new information that bridges the story gap between seasons 2 and 3. So enjoy the hot takes and catheter commercials, just like your parents do!"

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About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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