Oct 12, 2018
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:
- The Walking Dead had its lowest ever ratings for a season
premiere on Sunday with Season 9's premiere bringing in 6.08
million viewers. That's a 50% drop compared to Season 8's
debut of Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor Who drew 1.37 million viewers which was a 48% increase in viewership of the
series. In the UK, the BBC simulcast brought in 8.2 million
viewers, beating the first episodes of both Matt Smith's and Peter
Capaldi's runs as the Doctor.
Wayans announced that, after the 13 episodes of Season 3 are
finished filming in December, he will be leaving
has ordered a 10-episode Wu-Tang Clan scripted series,
titled Wu-Tang: An
American Saga, from
RZA. According to THR, the
show will be "set in New York in the 1990s at the height of the
crack cocaine epidemic" and will "follow the Clan's formation, a
vision of Bobby Digs (aka RZA), who strives to unite a dozen young
black men who are torn between music and crime but who eventually
rise to become the unlikeliest of American success
- The Heathers reboot is still alive at Paramount Network.
Previously canceled, the series has had some upsetting scenes
edited out and will now air as marathon during the week of
Halloween. The nine episodes
will air two hours a night starting Thursday, Oct. 25 and will
conclude on Oct. 29, followed by a Heathers-themed Lip Sync Battle.
Nicotero confirmed his new Creepshow TV series will feature new original stories by
Stephen King, Joe Hill and Joe R Lansdale (Bubba Hotep). The series
will debut on Shudder in 2019.
AARON'S LOSERS: "The Walking Dead," "I Feel Bad" and "Camping"
LOSERS: "Into the Dark: The Body"
AARON'S FENCERS: "A Million Little Things" and
FENCERS: "Happy Together," "Riverdale" and "The
AARON'S WINNERS: "Big Mouth," "South Park," "9-1-1," "American Horror Story: Apocalypse" and
JACK'S WINNERS: "BoJack Horseman," "Mr. Inbetween," "Big Mouth" and
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Welcome to Episode 110.