Canceled in May of last year by ABC, Designated Survivor was saved by Netflix for another season of political intrigue and conspiracy action as President Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland) battles for re-election and Hannah Wells (Maggie Q) takes a new job at the CIA to investigate new global threats.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris dive into the new Fall TV offerings from the big broadcast networks, Robert Pattinson in talks to play Batman, the horrors of space travel in First Man, Gerard Butler back in Angel Has Fallen, the season premiere of Agents of SHIELD and more.
ABC did a pretty big sweep of their comedies but things are mostly staying the same on the network with an additional 6 new shows arriving in the upcoming season. Find out what’s canceled, what’s renewed and what’s new here.
After being saved from cancellation by Netflix, Designated Survivor is back for its third season in June with President Tom Kirkman starting his campaign for re-election while FBI agent Hannah Wells joins the CIA and uncovers new threats to the country.
Agents of SHIELD returns for Season 6 next week (May 10th) as the team continues to fight for good a year after last year’s finale but are shocked to find themselves up against an evil, alternate Coulson who is looking to destroy the world.
Jazz and pop singer Al Jarreau contributed the caramel smooth theme song for 1985’s comedic crime show, Moonlighting, which starred Bruce Willis and Cybil Shepherd as bickering partners of a private detective agency, solving crimes and getting into all kinds of wacky hi-jinks.
Building off the insane success and popularity of HBO’s Tales from the Crypt, The Cryptkeeper toned down his creepy tales and brought them to Saturday mornings for the kid-friendly animated spin-off, Tales from the Cryptkeeper.
ABC went kill crazy with cancellations to clear the slate for their new shows that are arriving in Fall 2018 to join the shows that survived the purge.
A new trailer for Inhumans debuted at SDCC that definitely looks better than that terrible first trailer as Inhuman king Black Bolt deals with a coup by his devious brother Maximus on the Inhumans’ home on the Moon.
ABC is bringing the Inhuman royal family, led the powerful Black Bolt (Anson Mount), to IMAX theaters and TV in September in another expansion of the MCU.