Top 5 Thanksgiving TV Specials

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) It’s that time of year again when the leaves begin to change, and many around the world are grateful for the blessings in their lives. I’ve always thought Thanksgiving was the ultimate feel-good holiday, surpassing even Christmas cheer. There are no presents to … [Read more...]

NBC Cancels Constantine’s Additional Season 1 Episodes

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There a rule of thumb when it comes to comic books adapted to live action: Marvel excels in the movie department while DC Entertainment excels in the television medium. While that may be a rule of thumb, it's definitely not always the case as Constantine on NBC has … [Read more...]

Netflix Picks Up Tina Fey Doomsday Comedy

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Sophomore season added after NBC Comedy failed to premiere on schedule By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Netflix continues its high profile strategy of giving under performing series a second life, which started with Arrested Development, has continued with the A&E procedural Longmire, and now … [Read more...]

Top 5 Benedict Cumberbatch Roles

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the big up and coming stars, first in Britain and now in the United States. His upcoming movie The Imitation Game may boost him up to Oscar potential, but while he is known for a few plume roles (“KHHHAAAAAANNNN!!!!!!!"), he has … [Read more...]

Is Steven Moffat Thinking of Leaving Doctor Who?

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Capaldi Digs In for the Long Term while Coleman hasn't re-signed By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat is seriously considering leaving the TARDIS, but he assures fans that it won't be any time soon. He also won't be leaving Sherlock, which he considers a labor of … [Read more...]

Aereo Files Bankruptcy, Closes Chapter On What Could’ve Been

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It is, in effect, all over, but the shouting. Live leaching and streaming television service Aereo announced they have filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which will, by and large, put the last nail in the proverbial coffin for the troubled TV service that was forced to go … [Read more...]

Simon Kinberg Has Become Fox’s Marvel Guy; Where Is Mark Millar?

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Marvel may be the kings of blockbuster cinema, however 20th Century Fox believes they have the weaponry to take that crown. Indeed, while Warner Bros. is combining all its DC Comics properties together for separate cinematic and TV universes, in an attempt to emulate … [Read more...]

Director Mike Nichols – A Star That Shined Bright

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Every so often, the world if given a gift in the form a person with such diversity of talents, that they soar to heights few others have ever experienced. Mike Nichols was one of those rare people, and with his death, the world has lost one the brightest lights of … [Read more...]

Here We Go Again – Dish Goes to War with CBS

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Turner, CNN Networks also to get dropped over carriage fee dispute By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) I don't know about you, but I'm getting pretty darned tired of the digital brinkmanship being displayed by broadcasters and carriers over licensing fees. Last year it was CBS and Time Warner Cable … [Read more...]

Streaming TV Series Review: Transparent

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Transparent streams on Amazon Prime By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Let’s say your family is gathering en masse for the upcoming holidays – and let’s say that after the fourth football game and the third mash-up of the Thanksgiving leftovers, it’s agreed that there’s been enough … [Read more...]

Legendary Director Mike Nichols Dies At 83

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The German-born U.S. director, Mike Nichols died today at 83 of cardiac arrest. Nichols was nominated for the Oscars for his work on Working Girl, The Remains of the Day, Silkwood, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and he won the Oscar for The Graduate. To this … [Read more...]

Netflix Picks Up Longmire

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Season 4 Will Stream in 2015 By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When I first heard that the A&E cowboy police drama Longmire was canceled, my first thought was "no way, that can't be true." Longmire was one of A&E's highest rated dramas, and yet the cable broadcaster pulled the plug after … [Read more...]

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Producer Reveals Blue Alien Race

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) For any Marvel fans looking forward to the new season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – please look away now... SPOILER ALERT! Executive producer of the ABC show Jeffrey Bell has revealed, via TVGuide.com, that the race of the mysterious blue alien from the first … [Read more...]

doddleTALKS Tech Episode 29: Traveling Through Time With Travis Richey

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) How does an actor parlay a bit role on Yahoo's Community into his own web series with the blessing of Doctor Who and the BBC? Travis Richey, who played Inspector Spacetime, joins us on doddleTALKS Tech, to discuss how fans of his character practically created his … [Read more...]

Changes Coming For Doctor Who Series 9

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But there is one thing that won't change... Moffat will return as Showrunner By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you've been following along with me watching series 8 of Doctor Who this season, you know that when the TARDIS is in trouble, it begins to gong. And in my opinion, it's been gonging all … [Read more...]

Oculus Rift Could Pave The Way For Virtual Reality Feature Films

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Facebook Looking to Expand Capability to Cinema By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) A few weeks back I experienced the Oculus Rift as it took me to Saturn to float around in the Endurance, the ship used in Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. Even though the resolution and audio was a bit lacking, the … [Read more...]

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