Vive la Netflix, Lesnar as Hogan 2.0, Atwood Talks Terrorists, Broad City Ends, and Cusack's Low 'Fidelity' [The Weekly Static s01e35]


Ask me no questions, I will tell you no lies — but I'm not asking for a miracle. We're looking for angels in the darkest of skies — but I'm not asking for… The Weekly Static!

Done with much love to Chvrches (you can check out the song 'Miracle' here) and… Whoa! Lady, I will gladly get you off this train. I will throw you off this train — if necessary — but kindly refrain from any physical act that is not of an erotic nature.

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The Weekly Static is our look at the past week in the land of the networks, cable, streaming, smoke signals, cloud formations, and shadow puppets from an interesting and entertaining perspective. So The Weekly Static's "League of Not-So-Evil Exes" (myself, Rocky, Trejo, Bat-Murr and Margo Staten) makes you these three promises… because we can:

● Offer blunt, honest perspectives on five TV topics from the past week covered by Bleeding Cool's team of news-thirsty writers. Just to be clear? My views are my views and don't reflect on the writers. We own what we say 110%.

● Spotlight a news item that we missed when it first hit, but we're pretty sure you'll want to know about.

● Feed my insatiable-yet-fragile ego with buckets of praise, adulation, social media shares, pizza, Superman Funkos, Eisner Awards, write-in votes for the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election (… tick… tick… tick…) and one guaranteed good night of sleep per week.

So… Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 35?

Apparently John Cusack's Not a Huge Fan of Disney's High Fidelity Series

Netflix Says Au Revoir to Cannes Film Festival Following Rule Change

'Handmaids Tale' Author Margaret Atwood Talks Star Wars and Terrorists

Broad City Creators Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson Announce End to Series, Sign Development Deal with Comedy Central

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Martin Scorsese to Direct SCTV Retrospective Special for Netflix

"Second City Television, the famed Canadian sketch comedy series that helped launch the careers of numerous superstars, is making a comeback with a little help from Martin Scorsese.

Netflix announced on Thursday that Oscar-winning director-producer is on board to direct an original comedy special exploring the legacy of the show.

The special will reunite original SCTV stars Martin Short, Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Dave Thomas, and Joe Flaherty for a discussion, moderated by Jimmy Kimmel, titled 'An Afternoon with SCTV.'" {more}

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought on board as staff in 2017.

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