Is Doctor Who Going With A Writers Room?


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When heir apparent Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall takes the keys to the TARDIS in 2018, he may shake things up pretty dramatically. No, he doesn't want to recast the Doctor (at least not officially); in fact, he's asked Peter Capaldi to stay awhile. No, what the … [Read more...]

Avengers: Infinity War To Be Retitled, TV Characters Unlikely To Show Up

Avengers: Infinity War

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Captain America: Civil War is hitting movie screens in North America in less than a couple of days. With that out of the way, co-directors Joe and Anthony Russo can now put all of their focus on Avengers: Infinity War — Part 1 and 2. We know that the two films … [Read more...]

Vimeo Doubles Down On VOD With VHX Acquistion


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Vimeo is doubling down on their game plan of providing original content through video on demand options by announcing the purchase of streaming subscription portal VHX. The move will not only expand the tools for video on demand, but give Vimeo a key mobile platform … [Read more...]

Netflix and Marvel Order Punisher TV Series


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Netflix and Marvel are pulling ahead, full-steam, having recently announced The Defenders will shoot later this year, their upcoming slate of shows like Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. And now, both companies are so pleased with the Punisher teaming up with … [Read more...]

Update: Universal Offering $3.8 Billion To Buy DreamWorks Animation


Updated: THR is reporting Comcast is buying Dreamworks Animation for $3.8 billion, plus the assumption of $300 million in debt. Jeffrey Katzenberg, who will receive a buy out of $21.9 million, will not run the company moving forward. Instead, he will serve as special consultant to NBCUniversal, and … [Read more...]

Meet Doctor Who’s New Companion, Played By Pearl Mackie


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Over the weekend, while Great Britain was celebrating the 400th Anniversary of the Death of William Shakespeare, the BBC took a few minutes to introduce the world to a completely different Bill... the new companion for Doctor Who. And Bill isn't the Bill you think she … [Read more...]

NAB 2016: Blackmagic Goes Live with New 4K Products


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Blackmagic always makes a huge splash at NAB, but this year it wasn't in the way we expected. Rather than having a huge splash with a killer new camera, they announced some new gear to support their existing product lines, plus upgrades that when added together, … [Read more...]

Is the Oculus Virtual Reality Headset Worth the High Price? Maybe Not


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Although I'm still not convinced that virtual reality is anything but the 21st century equivalent of 3D, it's all the rage right now and Oculus Rift is well positioned to be the 800 lb. gorilla. But one tech site thinks that the much cheaper Samsung Gear VR is the way … [Read more...]

Marvel & Netflix’s The Defenders To Shoot Later This Year

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Hold on to your spandex, because we now know when the Netflix crossover miniseries Marvel's The Defenders will shoot. Charlie Cox, who plays Daredevil, revealed to the press during a two-day Netflix event in Paris that the team-up series will shoot near the end of … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Second Game Of Thrones Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I was absolutely not expecting a second full-length Game of Thrones trailer, but HBO has delivered one and it's impressive. The series is starting a bit later than usual this year, so maybe that has something to do with the release of this trailer — whatever the … [Read more...]

Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger Coming To Television


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Television is expanding again with the brand new series Cloak and Dagger. Variety says the series is coming to the Disney-owned channel Freeform, which was rebranded from ABC Family, and is set to appeal more toward a millennial-skewing audience, rather … [Read more...]

Netflix Moving Towards More Original Content


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) According to a recent report, with a movie catalog that is shrinking by over 30%, it looks like Netflix has been moving away from offering popular, mainstream films and third-party TV series, and will instead put more of their resources towards original … [Read more...]

Twitter Shocks Industry By Securing Streaming For NFL Games


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With Amazon and Verizon the top two streaming companies vying for exclusive worldwide rights to Thursday Night Football, the NFL decided to award the franchise to... TWITTER? … [Read more...]

JVC GY-HM660: Mobile News Camera With Built-In Live-Streaming, IFB


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) JVC has introduced a new mobile news camera called the GY-HM660, which includes live-streaming capabilities directly from the camera. They also include a built-in IFB channel, or Interruptible foldback (or feedback), for communication with the station on a … [Read more...]

Doctor Who Spinoff Class To Be British Buffy The Vampire Slayer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) While fans of TV's Doctor Who wait with bated breath for the BBC to announce who the new companion is, some other long awaited news has been released for an upcoming BBC Three series. The television station has revealed the cast for the spinoff show, Class, … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To New Top Gear Reboot Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Produced by the BBC, Top Gear was the most watched factual show — in the world. But last year, host Jeremy Clarkson got into what's famously now been called the fracas, where he got into a physical altercation with a producer. The Beeb chose to let the host go … [Read more...]