Category Archives: News

Here are the 2015 Emmy Award winners

The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony has now wrapped up, celebrating the year that was, across various categories covering everything from drama to limited series. The big winners were Game of Thrones in the Drama category, Veep in the Comedy and the excellent Olive Kitteridge (which everyone needs to watch, like NOW). Meanwhile, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart celebrated its swan song by dominating the Variety category.... Continue Reading

Mr. Show is back! Well, just about. With Bob and David is coming to Netflix.

Just in time for the original series’ 20th anniversary, Mr. Show‘s Bob Odenkirk and David Cross are set to reunite on screen for the new Netflix series With Bob and David. It was officially announced last month that the pair have produced a brief four episode sketch series that is sure to have fans of the now classic HBO series pretty excited. In addition to the four episodes, a one hour making of special is also planned – similar to Hurricane of Fun, which was released alongside the eight episode series Wet Hot American Summer, .  Continue reading Mr. Show is back! Well, just about. With Bob and David is coming to Netflix.

A director and show runner have been hired for the Netflix Lemony Snicket series

Variety is reporting that Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of the Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events book series is moving closer to production. Paramount Pictures, who also ran the ship on the last adaptation – the 2004 film starring Jim Carrey – have hired Mark Hudis (True Blood) as the showrunner and Barry Sonnenfeld to direct.... Continue Reading

Vikings star Clive Standen to raid Australian shores for Oz Comic-Con

Australian Vikings fans are in for a treat this month with Clive Standen, who portrays legendary Norse warrior Rollo Lothbrok in the acclaimed historical drama, set to raid our shores as part of Oz Comic-Con. Standen will be attending both Brisbane and Sydney events and fans will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the formidable Viking warrior with professional photograph and autograph opportunities on offer. Standen will also take part in an exclusive Q&A panel on each day of the show.... Continue Reading

Narcos leads the pack in a slew of new additions to Netflix Australia this week

The first season of Netflix’s new original series Narcos premiered on Friday (read our first impressions here), and today a slew of new films have been added to Netflix Australia’s repertoire. Available from later today will be the following films, a mix of family friendly, Oscar winners and cult favourites:  Continue reading Narcos leads the pack in a slew of new additions to Netflix Australia this week

Vikings actors Travis Fimmel and Alexander Ludwig mingle with fans at The Big Viking Picnic

Australian actor Travis Fimmel (Vikings, Warcraft) attended The Big Viking Picnic held at Grove Gardens in Kells, Co. Meath in Ireland over the weekend, an event that came about due to his association with children’s cancer charity, Aoibheann’s Pink Tie. Continue reading Vikings actors Travis Fimmel and Alexander Ludwig mingle with fans at The Big Viking Picnic

AMC’s The Walking Dead plan special ‘Zombies on a Plane’ stand-alone story

Already details are starting to emerge for the second season of Fear the Walking Dead, and AMC have just dropped a huge announcement to Entertainment Weekly about their lead-up plans. The network and the world of The Walking Dead will produce a 30-minute special episode (likely split into chapters) which tracks a walker outbreak on an airline, to debut as a stand-alone story. Little is known about the narrative of the story, but there will be at least one survivor, a new character who will then be introduced into season 2 of Fear the Walking Dead.... Continue Reading

Here is what happens when you call 1-800 THIS-IS-LEGAL after watching Last Week Tonight

If you are in Australia and watch Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – HBO’s weekly hilarious news series – chances are you were told to call a number which, being in Australia, wasn’t possible to call. Well, thankfully, this is the internet and someone else has done that job for you. Here’s what happened when you called 1-800 THIS-IS-LEGAL after watching tonight’s episode:... Continue Reading