CBS All Access to put a dark spin on fairy tales, since nobody's done that in a while

According to Deadline, Scream writer and The Following creator Kevin Williamson is heading to the CBS All Access streaming service with Tell Me A Story, a “psychological thriller” based on classic fairytales. However, rather than regular fairytales, these will be “dark and twisted” takes on them that will probably be…

The first Star Trek: Discovery cast photo looks familiar for the wrong reasons

As we’ve alluded to in some of today’s postings, it’s CBS’s turn to hawk its wares before advertisers in its upfronts presentation. The announcements and statements has ranged from the obvious to the obnoxious, which made the news of the first official photo of the Star Trek: Discovery cast all the more welcome. An…

CBS is planning to launch Star Trek: Discovery in “late summer, early fall”

CBS’ highly anticipated Star Trek: Discovery streaming series has suffered some delays, but it sounds like the network is reasonably confident that it has at least narrowed down a window for when the show will premiere now. According to Variety, CBS’ Leslie Moonves announced at an investor conference that the series…

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The Good Fight’s “First Week” takes down the truth

As its title suggests, The Good Fight interrogates what it means to be on the “right” side of things. Diane and Maia came to Reddick, Boseman, and Kolstad after having lost everything they knew. Barbara and Adrian are trying to figure out how to run a firm when algorithms are determining what’s a good case and what…

The Good Fight blows up the familiar in inaugural episode

One of the earliest and most noticeable differences between The Good Fight and The Good Wife—other than the fact that everyone can say “fuck” now—is the spinoff series’ title sequence. The Good Wife kept things clean and simple with a mere title card. The Good Fight has a lengthy opening credits sequence scored by …

Star Trek: Discovery adds a few more Starfleet characters

After yesterday’s possible fakeout—were those Klingons or not?—it’s nice to have some Star Trek: Discovery news that isn’t more speculation. Screenrant reports that the ship’s crew has just beamed up its chief medical officer Dr. Nambue, who will be played by 30 Rock’s Maulik Pancholy. What we don’t currently know is…

A leaked set photo shows off some of Star Trek: Discovery’s aliens

CBS and Paramount first set a course for Star Trek: Discovery in November 2015, and though that path hasn’t exactly been smooth—the series lost Bryan Fuller as showrunner a year later—it’s still been a fairly exciting ride. The cast, led by The Walking Dead’s Sonequa Martin Green, looks very promising. A recent…