Charter Communications To Buy Time Warner Cable


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Fresh from the ashes of their failed merger with Comcast, Time Warner Cable may have found a better suitor in Charter Communications. The proposed sale, at a reported $195 a share (approx $55B) will make Charter/Time Warner Cable a potent force in the cable and … [Read more...]

Teaser: Sofia Coppola’s A Very Murray Christmas

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The teaser for Sofia Coppola's A Very Murray Christmas, starring comedy icon Bill Murray, has arrived online. Take a look at the brief preview here: It doesn't give much a way about the Christmas Special, but shows the Ghostbusters actor wearing novelty antlers … [Read more...]

George A. Romero’s Empire of the Dead Headed to Television

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's a new zombie-comic-turned-television show in the works with Empire of the Dead, based on the 15-issue miniseries published by Marvel Comics due to end in August of this year. What's more is that the comic book series was written by the father of modern … [Read more...]

New FCC Rules Could Allow For Cable Price Hikes

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Cable companies. They just don't seem to learn. In light of more people cutting cable and looking to streaming to lower their entertainment costs, a recent FCC rule change proposal could lead to a rise in monthly subscription rates may be too tempting for cable … [Read more...]

Bill Murray Jumps Out of Cake On David Letterman’s Final Show

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Bill Murray is an eccentric actor who replaced his agent with an 800 number, and sometimes shows up to random house parties. He's also no stranger to doing wacky stuff on the Late Show with David Letterman, like a few years ago when he dived into a dumpster filled … [Read more...]

Drone Company Gets Certification For Local ENG Coverage


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Claiming to be the first company in the United States to be certified by FAA under new commercial drone use rules, ArrowData will soon begin providing aerial ENG video recording to Las Vegas news organizations, under the country's first Section 333 exemption. We've … [Read more...]

Report: Apple Killed Off Their Television Set Plans


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) One thing we've learned from Apple's denials over the years, is that they are far from final. Steve Jobs denied working on both the iPhone and the iPad before they came out, and the Apple Watch was yet another product that Cupertino demurred at. Jobs even said that … [Read more...]

David Lynch Back Aboard Twin Peaks Revival

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Everyone was excited when Showtime announced that they were bringing Twin Peaks back to the small screen after being cancelled almost 25 years ago. What's more, they were bringing back series creators Mark Frost and David Lynch, who would write the full nine … [Read more...]

Our First Look At AMC’s Preacher


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) AMC scored big with The Walking Dead, and has signed off on a spinoff series called Fear the Walking Dead, which premieres this summer. But another series is also in the works based on a comic book series set in the bible belt for AMC called Preacher. This is a … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Legends Of Tomorrow Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I will fess up that I came to the DC Comics television universe on The CW late in the game, and only caught up on Arrow and The Flash this year. There are elements in both of those series that grate on my nerves, but I do have to say that they wear their comic book … [Read more...]

Harry Shearer, Voice Of Ned Flanders & Mr. Burns, Leaves The Simpsons

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Simpsons has been on the air for just over a quarter of a century, and started before technology like smartphones and even the internet were commonplace in households. Just recently, Fox renewed the show for another two seasons with most of the cast … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Supergirl Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) A term that gets thrown around when we're talking about live action superhero films and TV shows is "over-saturation." There are so many of them that even the hardcore die-hard fan is starting to ask when this will all be too much. Studios and television … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To Lucifer TV Series Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) DC Entertainment has a few hit television shows with The CW's iZombie, Arrow, and The Flash, while Fox has been doing well with Gotham. Next year we'll see even more series including Arrow and Flash spinoff Legends of Tomorrow, CBS's Supergirl, and AMC's … [Read more...]

Update: New The Muppets TV Show Gets A Trailer!

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Update: ABC will air the show this fall on Tuesdays at 8 pm eastern / 7 pm central, plus released a new trailer! By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The Muppets are making their return to the small screen in a mockumentary-style show. As we said in the update above, the show will debut this fall on … [Read more...]

New Trailer: Fox’s Minority Report TV Show

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Fox has released the first trailer for new TV show Minority Report – which is based on Steven Spielberg's excellent film of the same name. And much like the movie, which was loosely adapted from a Phillip K. Dick short story, the Minority Report series is set in … [Read more...]

The X-Files Event Series To Premiere In January 2016

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Everything old is new again, and there are so many revivals of film and television series, that I do need to make the obligatory "Hollywood is out of ideas" speech. However, many of those properties are from franchises I love, so I don't mind as much. One of … [Read more...]

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