Game Of Thrones Creators Talk Disastrous Original Pilot


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the biggest shows ever is HBO's Game of Thrones, based on the A Song of Ice and Fire novels by author George RR Martin. Bringing the story to the small screen was tough, but David Benioff and D.B. Weiss somehow convinced Martin that they were the men for the … [Read more...]

Matt LeBlanc To Co-Host BBC’s Top Gear


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'm not from Britain and I'm not a petrolhead. I call the boot of a car a trunk, and a bonnet is better known to me as the hood. But I'm a die-hard fan of BBC's Top Gear, and everything I know about cars I've learned from that show. So yes, I barely know … [Read more...]

Sumner Redstone Steps Down as Head of Viacom


Embed from Getty Images By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The news came down today that Viacom chief Sumner Redstone is calling it a day. The long time head of one of the largest media empires in the country, Redstone will be replaced by president Phillippe Dauman, and Leslie Moonves gets … [Read more...]

TV Review: The X-Files Ep. 3, Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The first two episodes of The X-Files revival were uneven, with some hints of the old series we loved. I had definite issues with both of them, even though I found it nice to have both David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson sharing the screen yet again. My … [Read more...]

Elodie Yung: Elektra Is A Sociopath In Daredevil Season 2


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) At the end of Daredevil season one, I was wondering how Marvel would top that series. It was a near perfect season of superhero television that I binged-watched over the course of a weekend. Then they revealed how they would by casting Jon Bernthal and Elodie … [Read more...]

Ricky Whittle Cast As Lead In Neil Gaiman’s American Gods

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The television adaptation of American Gods has been in the works for a while. Originally it was pitched to HBO but ultimately the premium cable channel wasn't satisfied with the screenplay. Fremantle Media acquired the rights to the book, and announced that … [Read more...]

With A New Doctor Who Showrunner, Rumors Persist Peter Capaldi Is Leaving

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Now that it's been officially announced that showrunner Steven Moffat will be leaving the helm of Doctor Who after the series ten, we thought we might take a look at his successor, Chris Chibnall. But in doing so, we have to address the persistent rumors, as Moffat … [Read more...]

24: Legacy Casts Corey Hawkins In Lead Role

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Fox Television is really into rebooting cancelled series these days — and with good reason, as The X-Files event series is dominating with huge ratings at the moment. Before that show premiered, however, Fox tripled down on that bet by announcing the return of … [Read more...]

TV Review: The X-Files — Episodes 1 & 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I wanted to review both of these episodes together, rather than separately, because The X-Files have always been a two-sided coin. You have the mythology episodes, and you have the stand-alone 'monster-of-the-week' episodes. With "My Struggle", we're … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The New Game of Thrones Teasers


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) HBO continues to tease us with the upcoming season of Game of Thrones, and I cannot wait for it. I would have preferred it if the next book The Winds of Winter were published before this season premiered, but at least I'll be getting the continuation of the story, … [Read more...]

Steven Moffat Out As Doctor Who Showrunner After Season 10


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After a rather topsy turvy two seasons with Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, veterans Doctor Who show runner Steven Moffat is stepping down at the end of the 10th season. Worse, we won't get to see it until 2017. Who's taking the helm of the TARDIS? Turns out that … [Read more...]

Could Marvel Recast Daredevil In Avengers: Infinity War?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I loved Daredevil season one, and thought Charlie Cox did a fantastic job playing the Man Without Fear. The entire series had a very cinematic look to it, which would translate well to the big screen. Despite playing the hell out of him, star Cox revealed that … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Opens 2016 TV Director Workshop Submissions


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Heads up directors. The application process for the annual Warner Bros. Television Directors Workshop is now open. For those who want to compete for a chance to be in this 12-week program with WB TV's best and brightest, pay close attention: The deadline will be here … [Read more...]

Netflix Will Spend $6 Billion On Content In 2016


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Yes you read that title right, Netflix is indeed planning on spending $6 billion on creating exclusive original content, plus content acquisition, for the streaming service in the next year. Six. Billion. Dollars. (I feel like I'm in an Austin Powers … [Read more...]

Jeph Loeb Talks Daredevil Season 2, Possible Punisher Spinoff

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Daredevil, one of the best comic book television series I've ever seen, is returning to Netflix soon with a 13-episode second season. Marvel has done ok with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter, but what they're doing on Netflix leaves everything else in the … [Read more...]

NBC Releases Possible Ratings For Netflix


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Netflix has been notoriously secretive when it comes to revealing viewership numbers. In fact, the streaming service has repeatedly stated it plans on keeping those numbers a secret for as long as possible. At a Wednesday presentation, NBCUniversal President of … [Read more...]