YouTube Originals Announces New & Returning Programs For Fall/Winter 2021

Written by 23 September, 2021
Susanne Daniels, YouTube’s Global Head of Original Content, announced on the service's upcoming slate of original programming set to premiere during the rest of 2021. She made the announcement at Thursday’s Television Critics Association’s (TCA) 2021 Summer Press Tour session."The new slate reaffirms the global platform's pledge to provide viewers across the globe with content that taps into today’s most important timely conversations and zeitgeist moments - all while spotlighting inspiring YouTube creators, music artists, and public figures who share authentic stories centered on music, personalities, learning and families," said Daniels.Highlights of the lineup include a new feature length documentary …
Last modified on Thursday, 23 September 2021 14:18

Opinion: The Cowardice Of Conservative Talk Radio

Written by 23 September, 2021
I love talk radio. At least in theory. I did a syndicated talker for a few years back in the dinosaur days, and I love the medium. Even though I am a solid liberal, I frequently listen to conservative talk radio. In part because most progressive talk radio is terrible. But also because I'm interested in hearing the talk points from the other side of the political spectrum. And one of the things I've learned listening to the conservative talk radio is that for all of the handwringing in the media about fake news, lies, and political misdirection, the problem…
Last modified on Thursday, 23 September 2021 12:16

Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Friday, September 24th, 2021

Written by 24 September, 2021
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Friday, September 24th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by a severe lack of sleep.UPCOMING NEWS STREAMERS CNN+ ANNOUNCES KEY EDITORIAL HIRESCNN has announced some new members of the CNN+ content leadership team, according to TV Newser:The new team features former NBC Nightly News executive producer Jenn Suozzo, who has joined CNN as the vp of daily programming for CNN+. Suozzo left NBC News last month after a 22–year run at the company, first on the local stations level, then at…
Last modified on Friday, 24 September 2021 00:05

ABC's 'The Ultimate Surfer' Crowns Its Winners

Written by 22 September, 2021
In the season finale episode of ABC's The Ultimate Surfer, finalists Zeke Lau, Koa Smith, Tia Blanco and Brianna Cope received private coaching sessions with 11-time surfing world champion Kelly Slater in hopes of taking home the title of the Ultimate Surfer. After a heated head-to-head battle, Zeke Lau and Tia Blanco were awarded the grand prize - $100,000 each and three wild card spots to compete on the WSL Championship Tour.Zeka Lau is a 26-year-old native Hawaiian who grew up surfing in Honolulu. His father played football at the University of Hawaii before becoming a high school coach. In…
Last modified on Wednesday, 22 September 2021 09:16

New On Disney+: October 2021

Written by 21 September, 2021
Here is a rundown of all the new Disney+ originals premiering in October, 2021:FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1ST, 2021:Lego Star Wars Terrifying TalesAfter the events of “The Rise of Skywalker,” Poe and BB-8 must make an emergency landing on the volcanic planet Mustafar where they meet the greedy and conniving Graballa the Hutt who has purchased Darth Vader’s castle and is renovating it into the galaxy’s first all-inclusive Sith-inspired luxury hotel. While waiting for his X-Wing to be repaired, Poe, BB-8, Graballa, and Dean (a plucky and courageous young boy who works as Graballa’s mechanic) venture deep into the mysterious castle with…
Last modified on Wednesday, 22 September 2021 14:33

Pluto TV Deal With Alliance/Distribution Solutions Adds 450 Hours Of Content To Streaming Service

Written by 21 September, 2021
The Viacom/CBS advertising-supported streaming service Pluto TV has partnered with Distribution Solutions in a deal that will add more than 450 hours of content to service later this year.Distribution Solutions, a division of Alliance Entertainment, is the largest aggregator and downstream distributor of independent film labels in North America. The content will come from the company's label partners and includes a wide range of genres and titles, including family favorites (The Cat in the Hat, Benji), cult classics (Gone in 60 Seconds (1974), the Andy Sidaris films and Gumby), true crime (Becoming Evil docuseries), and recent indie horror hits (Hostile,…
Last modified on Tuesday, 21 September 2021 09:37
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