The Bear

The Bear – Season 3 confirmed by FX

The critically acclaimed Chicago restaurant dramedy will return…  Like many viewers, we only discovered The Bear on recommendation (from Shrink the Box) in the past few months. The show follows Carmen “Carmy” Berzatto (Jeremy Allen White), an award-winning New York chef who returns home to Chicago to run his late brother’s failing sandwich shop. Of … >

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Futurama at Hulu: We're Back Baby!

Futurama renewed for a further two seasons

The futuristic animation’s revival continues at Hulu for seasons 13 and 14.  Despite its eventful past of cancellations and resurrections, the future looks bright for the sci-fi comedy Futurama. The animated, futuristic sister show to The Simpsons was recently revived (again) for a run of 20 episodes by the US streamer Hulu. We’ve only seen half of … >

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Faraway Downs – Baz Luhrmann refashions ‘Australia’ for Disney+

The director has returned to the footage from his 2008 movie starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman. In the world of Hollywood, the concept of the Director’s Cut is not uncommon. Sometimes coming years after the original release, they often offer boosted runtimes and previously deleted scenes. Or even see alternate endings reinstated. The idea … >

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Only Murders in the Building Season 3

Only Murders in the Building – Series 4 is coming

The Only Murders crew have another murder to solve… but will it take them out of New York?  As Season 3 of Hulu’s hit comedy Only Murders in the Building concluded with another shock murder, it’s no surprise that the show’s creatives have plans for more. Only Murders Season 4 was promptly confirmed in the … >

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Extraordinary – new cast for season 2 of the superpowered comedy

The Mighty Boosh’s Julian Barratt joins Extraordinary, and Derek Jacobi cameos too. Extraordinary is a delightfully down to earth super-powers comedy which landed last year and we were thrilled to see it score a recommission. Screening on Hulu in the US and Disney+ elsewhere, it takes place in a world where most manifest abilities as … >

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Futurama Fry celebrating

Futurama returns this July

Futurama series 11 takes on the future of vaccines, bitcoin, cancel culture and streaming TV.  Back in late 2022, there was much excitement when the Disney owned US streamer Hulu recommissioned Futurama. The science-fiction animated comedy, a sister show to The Simpsons, has suffered a chequered of history of cancellations and revivals. Despite some doubt … >

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Hit-Monkey season 2 – the animated assassin scores a recommission

Get ready for more murderous macaque mayhem!  One of the streaming delights for us of 2022 was Marvel’s Hit-Monkey… and thanks to news in The Hollywood Reporter, it appears we can look forward to seeing him on the loose again. Adapted from the original comic book series, created by writer Daniel Way and artist Dalibor Talajić, … >

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