Dead Boy Detectives

Dead Boy Detectives – first teaser trailer for new Gaiman series

Set in universe of The Sandman, the show follows a pair of spiritual sleuths.  Netflix have dropped the first teaser for Dead Boy Detectives, a series based on the DC Comics characters created by Neil Gaiman and Matt Wagner. The comedy-drama follows a pair of young sleuths, Charles Rowland and Edwin Paine. Choosing not to … >

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The Peripheral cancelled

The Peripheral cancelled as writers’ strike begins to bite

Prime Video has cancelled The Peripheral as the writers’ strike claims more victims Deadline reports cancellation of The Peripheral as Prime Video takes stock of the damage the writers’ strike is doing to it’s portfolio. Despite positive reviews, it seems second season shows are vulnerable to lengthy delays and the article suggests there are many more such … >

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Netflix 2022

Netflix 2022 — a year in numbers

Netflix 2022 — a year of financial angst and some great shows. We consider the highlights There were times in 2022 when Netflix seemed to have lost its mojo. Since then things have improved. Several great shows have graced us with their presence. Other streamers (particularly Disney) had their own problems. As the year draws … >

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The Sandman Episode 11 - Calliope

The Sandman Season 2 is safe – confirmation from Neil Gaiman

The showrunner confirms that the deal for The Sandman’s second run is already in place.  With fan concerns triggered over the past couple of days, thanks to a Deadline piece discussing behind-the-scenes financial tensions between Warner Bros. Discovery and Netflix, The Sandman‘s creator has taken to social media to confirm that The Sandman Season 2 … >

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The Sandman

The Sandman – Netflix greenlights a second season

The streamer has finally confirmed a Season 2 for the Lord of Dreams.  After what has seemed like an interminable wait for such a high-profile show, Deadline have broken the news that The Sandman is getting a second season. Apparently, the confirmation came after creator Neil Gaiman quashed cancellation rumours emanating from a fake twitter … >

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Cobra Kai holds onto the top

Cobra Kai holds onto the top spot in the latest Nielsens

We’ve been chewing over the latest Nielsen ratings for September 12-18 and see Cobra Kai holds firm at the top of the chart — what else happened? The US audience for September 12-18 in the Nielsen category for Original streaming shows (and it’s a little opaque at times where a show gets counted) show Cobra Kai holds … >

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The Rings of Power tops the Nielsens

Rings of Power tops the Nielsens on release

Prime Video’s epic The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power tops the Nielsens on release — we take a look at all the numbers The Nielsen US TV ratings for August 29 – September 4 are out, and it’s good news for The Rings of Power, which tops the chart on release. There’s a lot … >

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Echoes tops the Nielsens

Echoes tops the Nielsens as The Sandman slips to third

Echoes tops the Nielsens as The Sandman slips down to third place — we discuss what that means The Nielsen Top 10 for Original streaming (there are several charts) shows Echoes tops the list, and last week’s leader, The Sandman, has slipped back to third place. Last week we were expecting: a good week for Echoes, beating The Sandman … >

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