Marvel Television Begins Recovery From Netflix Cancellations

After the cancellation of Marvel’s Iron Fist, Luke Cage and Daredevil (likely soon to be followed by Marvel’s The Punisher and Jessica Jones there may have been reason to be concerned about the future of the network. And there were reasons for concern. After all, their deal with Netflix seems to be imploding, and their flagship series on ABC, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is likely […]

Marvel Television’s Problem (And How to Fix It)

While Marvel Studios’ Black Panther literally tears through box office records Marvel Television–the arm of Marvel Entertainment that handles television projects–is doing…okay. They’ve got four shows on Netflix (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage and the The Defenders), one on Hulu (Runaways), one coming up on Freeform (Cloak and Dagger) and another on ABC (Agents […]

Netflix and the Transformation of How We View Television

I imagine that television executives haven’t been too glad about the ascension of alternative viewing options–they’re still reeling from cable– beyond the channels within their control, but I honestly think that if they’re able to see beyond their own parochial interests they’ll come to realize what a boon it can potentially be for them in the long […]

The Avengers: Age Of Ultron – Teaser Trailer 3

The actual trailer supposedly won’t be out till the premiere of ABC’s–like Marvel Studios, also owned by Disney– American Crime tomorrow, but there are those out there that laugh at such measures. Hail Hydra! By the way, I hate to sound contrarian, but I hope this upcoming trailer reveals ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!  I can almost guarantee–despite the […]

TV Shows Cancelled Before Their Time?

I recently caught the entire run of “666 Park Avenue” on Netflix recently.  It was a clearly expensive, good-looking and well-designed series, though its portrayal of evil, personified by Terry O’ Quinn, was somewhat bland (due less to O’ Quinn, who can play sinister with the best of them, than the writing, which leaned toward […]