The Mandalorian (2019) | Official Trailer

Let’s be clear: I think Disney+ is a terrible idea from a business perspective. They’re literally paying billions to establish a streaming service–keep in mind they already own Hulu–when sans the streaming network, they could be selling their content to whomever was willing to pay for it. And EVERYONE would be willing to pay for […]

Apparently Marvel Is Promising More Daredevil

Apparently Marvel is promising more Daredevil,,,and it sounds like bs.  Though I’m getting the feeling that Netflix canceling two other Marvel series (Iron Fist and Luke Cage) in as many months has less to do ratings than Disney wanting exclusivity for all their characters. And as I wrote yesterday, Daredevil was the flagship series of […]

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 […]