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.
Despite their biggest series being over, CBS has their usual slew of new comedies and procedurals on the way for fall 2019. See what’s canceled, what’s renewed and what’s new here.
Very loosely based on the classic Namco/Atari arcade racing game, Pole Position hit Saturday mornings in 1984 and followed the Darrett siblings, stunt show performers who were also secretly government agents using their highly advanced vehicles to fight crime.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk about some of the sights of NYCC 2018, the Universal Soldier franchise, the first look at The CW’s Batwoman, Michael Crichton, Venom, Terminator: Salvation, Mandy and more.
Taking it’s inspiration from Pee-Wee’s Playhouse and Weird Al’s own brand of humor that we saw in things like the classic comedy UHF, The Weird Al Show aired on CBS in 1997 for one season as Al learned life lessons, watched fake TV shows and interacted with an insane group of guest stars.
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.
CBS isn’t doing anything drastically different going into Fall 2018, keeping most of their current shows and doubling down with their new shows with more traditional comedies, crime procedurals and revivals of old shows, like Murphy Brown and Magnum PI.
The XFL is coming back in 2020, John Cena may star as Duke Nukem, Michael Jai White teased a new Black Dynamite, a sequel to the original Robocop may be in development, The Mighty Ducks may be returning in TV form and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
CBS is delivering pretty much exactly what you’d expect this fall with more comedies and procedurals, including a reboot of SWAT and The Big Bang Theory prequel, Young Sheldon.
Airing for only six episodes in 1987 on CBS, The Popcorn Kid followed the ins and outs of the Majestic movie theater, especially Scott, the titular Popcorn Kid and an usher at theater who hopes to make it into the movie industry one day.