Nov 30, 2018
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:
- Netflix has invested $1Billion dollars in a
Roald Dahl deal that will bring 16 of the author's books to life --
including, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, The BFG, The
Twits, George's Marvellous Medicine and The Enormous Crocodile --
in multiple animated shows.
- Netflix is developing a 10-episode, live-action
"Cowboy Bebop" series.
Delicious" has been renewed for a second season.
planned spinoff to "The Middle" has been scrapped by
Two" has been canceled at ABC
will end the "Murphy Brown" sequel after this season.
- Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of "Spongebob
Squarepants," has died at the age of 57.
- Youtube is going to shift back its strategy
with originally scripted content from being a premium pay service
back to an ad-based platform in 2020.
Springer will launch his own courtroom reality show called, "Judge
Jerry" in the fall of 2019 at NBCUniversal.
- Legendary TV is developing Blake J. Harris’
"Console Wars" novel, which documents the "behind-the-scenes drama
that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an
unlikely visionary and a team of rebels, took on the juggernaut
Nintendo and revolutionized the video game industry," as a limited
JACK'S LOSERS: "Dirty John" and "Paradise
AARON'S FENCERS: "Room 104,"
"The Purge" and
JACK'S FENCERS: "Queen
AARON'S WINNERS: "The Good Place,"
Christmas Chronicles" and "The Ballad of Buster
WINNERS: Matt Baume's
Culture Cruise, LegalEagle and NHK WORLD-JAPAN all on YouTube, "The
Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and "Hilda"
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Welcome to Episode 115.