Netflix’s Latest Test Involves Trailer Ads Played Between Binge Episodes

For the past three years Netflix has been playing trailers before and after some content, with the goal of promoting other things that are available to watch on Netflix. Those trailers have all been skippable and don't seem to show up all that often, but if this latest moves gets out of the testing phase they're going to end up a lot more noticeable. Read More >>

Spotify, Fix Your Crooked Logo—It’s Driving Me Nuts

The Spotify logo is tilted. It took me entirely too long to know this for sure. Read More >>

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7 Star Trek Shows We’d Love to See

Star Trek: Discovery has been a huge success, which means that, after years of letting the TV side of the franchise lie low, suddenly network executives want more Star Trek. As in, “fetch me Sir Patrick Stewart, so help me god” and “let’s make CBS All Access basically Star Trek 24/7” levels of more Star Trek. Naturally, we have some suggestions! Read More >>

Hail Satan! Bow Before These New Witchy Photos From The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

The Dark Lord is calling, are you ready to answer? These new photos from Netflix’s charmingly terrifying new series, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, are ready to invade the mind and betwitch the senses. You’ve been warned. Read More >>

Runaways’ Second Season Will Arrive This Winter and Feature a Connection to the MCU

Runaways’ surprisingly solid first season ended with its titular heroes finally living up to their team name and trying to escape their villainous parents in order to be free. From the sounds of things, the gang’s lives are only going to get even more difficult in the show’s second series. Read More >>

Iron Fist’s Second Season Would Do Well to Put Danny in the Passenger Seat

Each of the four pillars of Netflix’s chunk of the Marvel Cinematic Universe plays a different role in telling the kinds of realistic, street-level stories that Marvel’s movies and other TV shows tend to shy away from. But with Iron Fist, there’s a lot of room for improvement. Read More >>

Spotify May Let You Skip Annoying Ads Even If You Don’t Pay Up

Paying for a premium service is the absolute best way to stream your favourite songs—you’ll get a better selection and more importantly, few, if any, frustrating ads. But Spotify is still pushing its free streaming option to keep growing, despite that being one of the biggest, dumbest sticking points in Spotify’s tussle with the music industry. Read More >>

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The New Star Trek Show Is a Chance to Last Jedi the Hell Out of Captain Picard

Star Trek Las Vegas 2018 confirmed a huge piece of news for the Trek universe last weekend: the rumours were true, and Sir Patrick Stewart would be returning to television to reprise his role as an older, wiser Jean-Luc Picard in a new Star Trek series. We know little else about the series beyond that, but I really hope it does for Picard what Star Wars: The Last Jedi did for Luke Skywalker. Read More >>

Patrick Wilson Stars in the Latest Stephen King Adaptation For Netflix

Stephen King adaptations are everywhere these days, from cinemas to network TV to streaming services. Netflix in particular is dabbling in original movies. Two are already on the service – Gerald’s Game and 1922 – and a third is now on the way. Read More >>

Looks Like the UK is Really Getting Behind This ‘Paid Streaming’ Fad

The option to access media on the internet has been available for a very long time. As long as it's been possible, people have flocked to their computers to watch videos, listen to music, and on. Streaming has taken that to an extreme, and in a way that's far more pleasant and convenient than traditional methods. So it should be no surprise than nearly half of British adults are paying to stream content. Read More >>

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The Live-Action Star Wars Show Will Reportedly Be Very Expensive

Surprise: Turns out bringing the galaxy far, far away as we’ve seen it on the big screen for decades to a streaming service is going to require more than a few galactic credits. Read More >>

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Blade’s Shadow Service Turns Any Device into a £1,500+ Windows Computer

Back at CES in January, French company Blade seemed to promise the moon. For a monthly fee, the company would give users access to a high-end Windows 10 machine, with the latest CPU from Intel and a beefy Nvidia 1080 GPU built in. The computer would be housed at a server farm, which means as long as you had an internet connection, your iOS, Android, Windows, or Mac machine could access it. Read More >>

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Disney Reportedly Wants the Star Wars Broadcast Rights Back for Its New Streaming Service

Basically, Disney wants to alter the deal. And it’s hoping that American TV is praying it doesn’t want to alter it any further. Read More >>

The Expanse Showrunner Talks About the Move to Amazon and What’s Coming in Season 4

There was a grim moment this spring when Syfy announced that The Expanse’s third season would be its last on the network—and the future of the beloved sci-fi series was in serious doubt. But with Amazon stepping in, The Expanse will be back, and last week at San Diego Comic-Con, we got a chance to talk to showrunner Naren Shankar about what’s to come. Read More >>

Bill Skarsgård Explains How His Castle Rock Character Is the Opposite of Pennywise

Bill Skarsgård became a horror icon thanks to his portrayal of Pennywise in last year’s horror hit It, a role he’ll reprise in the sequel next year. In between, he’s got another sinister turn in another Stephen King-inspired tale, Castle Rock. But as the actor explains, the characters couldn’t be more different. Read More >>