Attention, Fans of Friends, Netflix is just announced that every single episode of Friends is going to be available on January 1st, 2015!
This long-run show, ran from 1994 to 2004, is one of the most popular TV show of all time. Stay tuned, soon you can watch all 10 seasons, all 236 episodes of Friends, back-to-back with no commercial breaks whenever your heart desires!
When Halloween is just around the corner, there are lots of related TV shows and movies join your entertaining selections. Here it comes another thrilling good news that every episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark? is now available on YouTube.
Kids from the ’90s may familiar with this popular show during the time. If you are a fan of horror, you will enjoy the adventures with those characters from Are You Afraid Of Dark? who gather around the campfire to share spooky stories. Together they shared tales of ghosts, monsters, aliens and countless other paranormal beings. For a few future celebrity heartthrobs, most notably a young Ryan Gosling.
If you’ve been a fan of this cult franchise for the past few decades, you’re in for a treat. The series created by David Lynch will be coming back with its original director for nine episodes in 2016 on the Showtime channel. Co-creator Mark Frost had told Deadline in a recent interview, “It was something I guess we had to leave alone for a while. David and I stayed good friends over the years, we’d see each other every now and then. When the gold box DVD set came out in 2007, that’s when I think we both started thinking separately about it,” so it’s been something in the works for 7 years now. But what gave the project the green light?
Frost says they’ve had a great relationship with Showtime’s second in command, Gary Levine, who was an executive of the show at ABC during the Twin Peaks days, and it just so happened that Showtime president David Nevins has always been a big fan of the show. Couple that with Lynch’s enthusiasm around Nevins’ art in his office and the fact that the cable channel has a lot more liberties than network television these days, the two co-creators of the show really felt that Peaks belongs at Showtime today.
The groundbreaking television phenomenon, Golden Globe® and Peabody Award-winner TWIN PEAKS will return as a new limited series on SHOWTIME in 2016. Series creators and executive producers David Lynch and Mark Frost will write and produce all nine episodes of the limited series, and Lynch will direct every episode. Set in the present day, TWIN PEAKS will continue the lore of the original series, providing long-awaited answers and a satisfying conclusion for the series’ passionate fan base.
It’s finally happening, the moment all Simpsons and Family Guy fans have been anticipating for over a decade. And it contains a rape joke, which clearly Matt Groening and Seth MacFarlane have no problem with, considering they never responded to Tim Winter, president of the Parents Television Council, when he told CBS News that he wrote to Fox and never heard back. When MacFarlane was interviewed about the criticism in Entertainment Weekly, he said, “in context it’s pretty funny,” and if you watch the trailer below, you’d probably agree….if you have a sense of humor!
While it may have been big news for certain social circles, the death of 39-season show announcer Don Pardo managed to escape the newscasts of big media. Nevertheless, it wasn’t the most glamorous job, nor the most taxing. Only a few nights a month for half the year, Saturday Night Live’s announcer had what most people in show business would call the easiest job in the world. That’s why it’s probably best to give it to someone who has a lot more on his mind than the show itself.
Darrell Hammond hasn’t had the most prolific career since his SNL tenure. A Scary Movie here, an Epic Movie there, an entrapment case in the Bahamas and a whole lot of self-hatred, Hammond’s abusive childhood and bipolar-infused, self-described cutting habits have no doubt left a stain on his ability to get a solid job. It’s certainly not due to his acting ability, we all know that. This is a guy who convincingly pulled off such impersonations as Bill Clinton, Al Gore and Sean Connery, after all, but it’s no surprise that the former Saturday Night Live actor probably needs a simple job to pay his mental health bills.
What do you get when you put a bunch of sick, rebellious kids together in a hospital? Some call it “The Breakfast Club meets House M.D.”, and at a base level the show does pull off the greatness of both. However, the new off-beat drama premiered on Fox last night to a mere 4 million viewers who usually tune in to see shows like Glee or Bones, both of which premiered, and held, *twice* the amount of viewership for years. Despite the well-developed characters and outstanding acting from everyone on the show, the writing for the first episode may have been a tad bit tedious for some. After all, with a premise involving the voice-over narration of a boy in a coma, it’s already pushing the audience to the edge of their disbelief while setting the scene in the center of socially accepted science, a hospital. What’s worse may be the fact that 100% of the cast consists of teenagers, dwindling the audience even further. Premiering the show at the beginning of the school season was smart, but probably not smart enough.
If it weren’t for ratings under 60% on Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes, I’d say this show had a chance, but it’s really no surprise that the two biggest online critic houses would have a problem with the show: between the archetypal baggage and predictability of the story line on the first episode, it’s almost like someone in the writing room said, “just let the story write itself!”. We’ll probably need to see some seriously clever plot twists in order to get a full season out of this show.
Anyone who’s ever worked with a big actor probably knows there’s a diva element they’ll have to face, regardless of how much you like them beforehand. In Freddie Prinze Jr.’s case, he was apparently appalled at the behavior of 24 co-star Kiefer Sutherland.
“I hated every moment of it,” said 38-year-old Prinze. “Kiefer was the most unprofessional dude in the world. That’s not me talking trash, I’d say it to his face, I think everyone that’s worked with him has said that. I just wanted to quit the business after that. So, I just sort of stopped.”
It may be interesting to note that professionalism usually includes keeping your opinions of co-workers out of the press, Freddie…
In response to this statement, Sutherland’s reps told the media, “Kiefer worked with Freddie Prinze, Jr. more than five years ago, and this is the first he has heard of Freddie‘s grievances,” Monday afternoon. “Kiefer enjoyed working with Freddie and wishes him the best.”
If you’ve seen Courtney Love in anything she’s acted, you’ll probably agree that she isn’t terrible. In The People vs. Larry Flynt, she managed to pull off a ditzier version of herself without losing a sense of human vulnerability. In Man on the Moon, she plays the lovable, supportive and romantic girlfriend of Andy Kaufman. It’s recently been reported that Love will now play a role as a pre-school teacher in Sons of Anarchy on FX this fall.
Marilyn Manson, on the other hand, hasn’t had such luck landing high profile roles. This may actually be a turning point for the controversial musician. In Sons, Manson will play a white supremacist named Ron Tully who Jax recruits for his powerbase in prison.
Manson said, “Sons of Anarchy has been a big part of my life, as well as my fathers. I will be involved in what will probably be remembered as the most amazing piece of television cinema.” While we’re not entirely sure that is true, we definitely can’t wait to see him this fall for the final season of the epic FX drama.