Tag Archive: television

Nov 19 2013

TV: ‘The Flash’ set for own pilot, first images of Grant Gustin as Barry Allen in ‘Arrow’

Deadline is reporting that The Flash will now have its own dedicated pilot, rather than the previously announced “back-door pilot” in Arrow. Grant Gustin is set to appear as Barry Allen in the December 4th episode of Arrow, “The Scientist”, and early reports are indicating that the CW bigwigs are pleased with the results. As such …

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Nov 08 2013

The CW brings Vertigo’s ‘iZombie’ to TV

In the new battlefield for comic book television shows, DC Entertainment is bringing another of its properties to the small screen. Deadline is reporting that Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas and collaborator partner Diane Ruggiero are developing the Vertigo comic series iZombie for The CW. The original iZombie comic, from writer Chris Robertson and artist Mike Allred, ran from …

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Nov 08 2013

Marvel and Netflix join forces for ‘Daredevil’, ‘Jessica Jones’, ‘Luke Cage’, ‘Iron Fist’ and ‘The Defenders’

Marvel and Netflix have just announced a massive deal that will see four live-action comic adaptations and a mini-series come to the Internet TV giant from 2015. The rumour originally broke last month when the media began to report that Marvel Studios had committed to an unusual 60 episode deal across multiple platforms. Marvel has …

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Oct 30 2013

AMC renews ‘The Walking Dead’ for fifth season, Telltale to reveals Season 2 trailer

In an unsurprising move, given that Season 4 has opened to record numbers, AMC has announced that they will be renewing The Walking Dead for a fifth season. The adaptation of the long-running Image Comics series debuted to over 16 million viewers on the cable channel, more when including delayed and online views, and has …

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Oct 24 2013

Walt Disney Japan announces ‘Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers’, Marvel’s first anime

The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd. announced today that it will produce the first Japanese Marvel animated television series targeted at boys. Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers is based on Marvel’s most popular team of Super Heroes, The Avengers and will premiere nationwide on terrestrial television in spring 2014. Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers will be produced by …

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Oct 16 2013

Marvel Studios plans four TV drama series and a mini-series

With Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. an apparent success, Deadline reveals that Marvel Studios is developing “a package of four drama series and a miniseries — a total of some 60 episodes — that would be taken out to the VOD and cable space, with Netflix, Amazon and WGN America rumored as potential candidates“. This comes …

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Oct 03 2013

Promo for ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Episode 3 – ‘The Asset’

Following the terrific cameo at the end of Episode 2 of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel has released a promo teaser for the third episode entitled “The Asset”. Anticipation is high for the third episode in the spin-off series from the Marvel Cinematic Universe spin-off, despite a drop in ratings from the first to second …

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Oct 01 2013

Watch the first clip from ‘Arrow’ Season 2 online

With the second season premiere of Arrow just over a week away, the Wall Street Journal of all places has released the first clip from the debut episode. It features John Diggle (David Ramsey) and Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards) visiting a very significant island to find what has happened to Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) following …

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Sep 28 2013

TV News: Alanna Masterson joins ‘The Walking Dead’, Dylan Neal as Ivo in ‘Arrow’, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Episode 2 clip

There’s been lots of television news this week, with Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. opening to 12.12 million viewers, the highest network debut in four years. We also heard word that Constantine and Batman-inspired Gotham will be making their way to network TV over the next few years. A flurry of announcements and clips have now followed, …

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Sep 25 2013

Jim Gordon takes the lead in ‘Gotham’ series for Fox

In what Deadline are calling “one of the biggest drama deals this season”, Fox has won the bid for Gotham, a series set in the titular city that will explore the early days of Batman’s Jim Gordon. It will be helmed by Warner Bros. TV and The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller, with a series commitment already in place. Presumably hitting …

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Sep 25 2013

Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ delayed in Australia, still fast-tracked from October

The debut of Joss Whedon’s new TV series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. comes on the back of the multi-billion dollar box office hits The Avengers and Iron Man 3, and debuted in the US today to great anticipation, passing 1 million Facebook fans before the show had even screened. However, Australian fans will have to …

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