First Look: 'Search Party' Season Four

Written by 15 December, 2020
Search Party season four premieres on HBO Max on January 14th, 2021. In the new season, Dory (Alia Shawkat) is held prisoner by her psychotic stalker Chip (Cole Escola), who is determined to make Dory believe that they are best friends. Meanwhile, Portia (Meredith Hagner) is starring in a film about the trial, although not as herself; Elliott (John Early) has switched party lines to become a far-right conservative talk show host; and Drew (John Reynolds) is trying to escape his dark past by working as a costumed cast member in a theme park. As the friends begin to connect…
Last modified on Tuesday, 15 December 2020 15:18

Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

Written by 15 December, 2020
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Tuesday, December 15th, 2020. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by coffee....coffee....and coffee.I'M NOT SAYING THIS IS THE DUMBEST TAKE I'VE READ TODAY...BUT IT'S IN THE TOP TWOOne of the worst trends in online entertainment journalism in recent years are these takes that aren't "hot" takes per se. They don't stake any real controversial opinion, but instead are crafted to get passed around a lot, even if the virality of it is mostly readers dunking on it.Verge posted a piece this…
Last modified on Tuesday, 15 December 2020 12:53

HBO Max Orders Second Season Of 'The Flight Attendant'

Written by 18 December, 2020
HBO Max has renewed the hit comedic thriller The Flight Attendant starring Kaley Cuoco for a second season, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, Chief Content Officer, HBO and HBO Max. The eight-episode first season premiered November 26 and had its finale on December 17. The entire first season is available to stream now on HBO Max. Season one was based on the novel of the same name by New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian and told the story of how an entire life can change in one night. Flight attendant "Cassie Bowden" (Cuoco) woke up in the…
Last modified on Friday, 18 December 2020 12:14

Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Monday, December 14th, 2020

Written by 14 December, 2020
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Monday, December 14th, 2020. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by hot tea and a lot of antacids.2021 MIGHT BE A TOUGH YEAR FOR SVOD Maria Rua Aguete, Research Director for OMDIA, has a report out today that forecasts a challenging 2021 for most SVODs. In the report, she argues that while 2020 was a great year for streamers, they have now exhausted the pool of new subscribers who are the low-hanging fruit of subscriber acquisition. So 2021 will likely be…
Last modified on Monday, 14 December 2020 14:04

Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Friday, December 11th, 2020

Written by 11 December, 2020
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Friday, December 11th, 2020. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by the thought of an upcoming weekend...It's a short one today. It's been a long week.DISNEY INVESTOR DAY 2020You already know what was announced yesterday, so let me just pass along a few semi-unrelated thoughts, inspired by a number of hot takes I've read in recent hours.* It's certainly an impressive lineup of titles. Yet I have to admit to feeling slightly underwhelmed. A number of analysts this morning were touting…
Last modified on Friday, 11 December 2020 13:25

Dan Schneider's Exit From Nickelodeon Leaves Many Answered Questions

Written by 28 March, 2018
If you've watched any teen-oriented television in the past twenty years, you've likely watched at least one show created by Dan Schneider. For nearly 20 years, he's created a string of tween-age live action shows for Nickelodeon, ranging from "All That" to "Henry Danger." And Monday night, that long-running business relationship ended when Viacom and Schneider's production company released a joint statement announcing Schneider's exit from the network. The split was described as amicable, but it seemed like a puzzling move. It's similar to NBC suddenly announcing they've cut ties with Dick Wolf and plan to go a new way…
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