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First Look: Trailer for Marvel’s LUKE CAGE on Netflix


Fresh off of their release of the gorgeous key art for Marvel’s LUKE CAGE (Mike Colter) on Netflix (9/30), an official trailer was released today and it looks incredible.  Lots of action, emotion, Theo Rossi, you name it! As Rosario Dawson’s Claire tells Luke in the trailer, “sometimes if you want justice, you have to get it yourself,” and that’s what he intends to do. What do you think?  Are you in for the newest DEFENDER?

Comic Con 2016: Antony Starr and Justin Chatwin look back on a season of AMERICAN GOTHIC


AMERICAN GOTHIC has proven to be the surprise of the summer for me – a darkly funny show that follows a wealthy family as they deal with all kinds of insane things, including but not limited to, everyone being suspects for a string of murders done by a serial killer dubbed the Silver Bells Killer. With a cast including Virginia Madsen, Juliet Rylance, Meghan Ketch, Justin Chatwin, and Antony Starr, plus genius breakout child star Gabriel Bateman, the show has

DVD Review and Giveaway! HBO’s CONFIRMATION


Starring Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce and Greg Kinnear, CONFIRMATION takes a look behind the curtain of Washington politics, depicting the explosive 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings where Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment. The hearings brought the country to a standstill and became a pivotal moment in American culture forever changing how we perceive and experience workplace equality and gender politics. Rick Famuyiwa directs a script written by Susannah Grant. The made to television movie aired exclusively on HBO in the late

DVD Review and Giveaway! THE KNICK Season 2


Out today on DVD and Blu-Ray, both with an available Digital HD copy, is Cinemax’s critically acclaimed drama series starring Clive Owen: THE KNICK: The Complete Second season.  Steven Soderbergh directed all 10 episodes (gorgeous, I might add) of this second season that found Owen’s Thackery in hospital for a drug addiction, while Dr Edwards (André Holland) aims to take his place as John’s successor. Fewer and fewer wealthy patients, more and more financial issues, and suddenly, the board is

Comic Con 2016: James Wolk previews the final episodes of ZOO S2


The My Take on TV team had the chance to sit down with James Wolk (and a bunch of our closest friends) to talk all things ZOO:  triple helixes, Jackson’s dad, what happens in S3, and unicorns (yes, unicorns). Our table had a little fun with JW, asking about the CGI animals, and what it’s like working with them.  Check out the video and let us know your thoughts on how this season is playing out!  Will you watch a

HAWAII FIVE-0 Begins Production on Season 7 with Traditional Blessing


Hawaii Five-0 began production for Season 7 with a traditional Hawaiian blessing.  Kahu Kordell Kekoa presided over the ceremony and began by citing the significance of the number “7” in the Bible.   He brought tea leaves to symbolize healing, nourishment, and safety in the new season. Present at the bright and early 6:15 call time were Executive Producer Peter Lenkov and actors Dennis Chun, Teilor Grubbs, Daniel Dae Kim, Chi McBride, Alex O’Loughlin, and Grace Park.  Hawaii News Now

Talking DEAD OF SUMMER, bizarre screenplays, and James Franco with Amber Coney


Amber Coney currently stars as Cricket Diaz, a counselor at the incredibly creepy Camp Stillwater, on Freeform’s DEAD OF SUMMER, the late 80s horror show that premiered at the end of June.  Tonight’s third episode is a big one for Cricket, so I got on the phone with Amber to talk about why this show stood out to her, what she hopes to see for Cricket, and where the show goes next.  Oh and of course we made time to

Jodi Lynn Thomas previews PREACHER and the cause she’s championing


Jodi Lynn Thomas recurs as Pearl on AMC’s recently-renewed Sunday night hit PREACHER and we spoke a bit about the show, and the causes that she finds herself championing.  Have a read through! What a show!  I love it.  It’s so brave. Brave is a good way to put it. It’s not afraid to do what it wants to do.  You have a character named Arseface! Right [laughs]. That show wouldn’t work if it wasn’t brave.  It’s like nothing else

Comic Con 2016: Warner Brothers announces their 21 (21!!) show panels


News has been slowly trickling out about what shows will be at Comic Con this year, and the biggest announcement so far has been the 21 shows that Warner Brothers is bringing along!  They are basically taking a rest on Saturday!  Check out the details!! WEDNESDAY, JULY 20 6:00–10:00 p.m. Comic-Con and Warner Bros. Television proudly continue our annual Preview Night tradition, with exclusive world premiere screenings of the pilot episodes of five of the most highly anticipated series of

My Take On…ROADIES on Showtime


In my years as a member of the reviewing press, I’ve come across many a situation where I’m convinced that people are receiving different screeners than I am. They’ll love a series when I absolutely don’t get it. They’ll hate a series that I fall for immediately. Such is the case with Showtime’s ROADIES, premiering tonight at 10/9c (though the pilot is available for early viewing), a show that I’ve been hearing “falls flat” but for which I fell into a