‘Glued’: Sitcom About Binge-Watching

Comcast Cable’s Xfinity has debuted its first original web series – Glued, a six-part sitcom about a binge-watching married couple. The series comes with serious sitcom credentials. It stars real-life married couple John Ross Bowie (Barry Kripke in The Big Bang Theory) and Jamie Denbo as the couple obsessing over watching every episode of a hit fictional … Read more

Innovativ Plans Niche Channel for Lovecraft Fans

Innovativ Media Group said it will launch a niche subscription streaming channel, HPLovecraft.TV, later this summer. The channel will also be embedded into The Lovecraft Ezine, a free online pub that’s “devoted to weird fiction, cosmic horror, and the Cthulhu Mythos.” The initial programming on HPLovecraft.TV will consist of an original 30-episode animated web series, … Read more

Free ‘Ray Donovan’ Premiere

Non-Showtime subscribers can watch a free, TV-14 rated version of the season four premiere episode of its award-winning series Ray Donovan, starring Liev Schreiber, on YouTube and SHO.com. The start of the new season finds Ray, an in-demand professional fixer in Los Angeles, seeking redemption following his murder confession to a priest. The series also … Read more

‘Queerated’ Revry Launches

Revry, an LGBT-focused subscription streaming service, has launched over Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku and smartphone apps. Priced at $4.99 per month or $54.99 annually, the service includes, movies, web series, podcasts and music. Initial “queerated”-content includes all five seasons (30 episodes) of Starting From…Now!, an Australian-produced lesbian web series that Revry says has already surpassed 24 million … Read more

Hulu and Netflix Expand Kids’ Libraries

Streaming video competitors Hulu and Netflix have announced content licensing deals that considerably expand their libraries of children’s programming. In an agreement with the Disney-ABC Television Group, Hulu acquired streaming rights for full prior seasons of kids’ titles from Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD. The deal will add more than 500 episodes and more … Read more

‘Odd Squad’ Returns, Movie to Come

PBS’ acclaimed math-centric, live-action kids “detective” series Odd Squad, starting its second season with an hour-long special today, will also premiere its first-ever movie, conveniently titled Odd Squad: The Movie, on August 1. The new season features two new Odd Squad kid agents, but in the movie the original two Odd Squad agents will return to team up with … Read more

Three Dads to Watch on Sunday

Trivia: From 1954 to 1977, three classic TV dads – Jim Anderson, Steve Douglas and Fred Sanford– ruled the airwaves. But never at the same time! Anderson’s Father Knows Best left the air after the 1959-1960 season. That fall, Douglas’ My Three Sons began, lasting through 1971-1972. Then Fred Sanford’s Sanford & Son premiered. Of … Read more

Hulu Secures Exclusive Streaming Rights to ‘Roots’ Remake

In a deal with A+E Networks and Chute Ten Productions, Hulu has snagged exclusive subscription streaming rights to Roots, the four-episode remake of the groundbreaking 1977 television series. The show, to be available this fall, is a historical retelling of American slavery and one family’s determination to survive and persevere from one generation to the … Read more