Funko Weekly Roundup (8/11 - 8/18/2019)

Funko Weekly Roundup (August 11 – 18, 2019)

Funko is constantly announcing new and great Funko Pops and other Funko items like Mystery Minis, PEZ, Funko Tees and so much more. This week besides the bigger releases some little releases came out that could have slipped your feeds. So thankfully we are here to collect all the news for you in one weekly round […]

Dark Tower

Ron Howard Says ‘The Dark Tower’ Film “Should Have Been Horror”

The Dark Tower, a rare Stephen King-adapted misfire, was shunned by critics and audiences alike upon its theatrical release in 2017 and producer Ron Howard has some ideas to why. While promoting his latest documentary Pavarotti, Howard spoke to MTV’s Happy Sad Confused podcast about the changes made in the film adaptation from King’s popular […]

Celebrity Deathmatch: MTV Studios, Ice Cube to Reboot 90’s Claymation Favorite

MTV Studios is traveling back in time to the glorious claymation days of ‘90s MTV, with a reboot of their smack-down phenomenon Celebrity Deathmatch, with executive producer Ice Cube set to star. MTV Studios is planning to shop the project as a weekly series to various networks and streaming services. The studio is also planning to develop Daria, Undressed, […]

The Real World: MTV Brings Reality Show Reboot to Facebook Watch

Following up reports from earlier this summer that the music/pop culture channel was rebooting their long-running, popular reality show franchise, MTV Studios and Bunim-Murray Productions are taking The Real World to Facebook Watch. “The Real World made history as the world’s first original reality show and trailblazing social experiment – and we’re thrilled to reboot […]

MTV Studios to Develop Daria, The Real World, and Aeon Flux Revivals; More

MTV: it’s not just for MTV anymore – with the music/pop culture channel launching MTV Studios with the goal of producing original programming content for other networks, services, etc. Fousing on a combination of reboots/revivals/spin-offs from their own catalog of titles with original, predominantly unscripted, MTV is offering an inital programming slate that includes a new […]

The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards Complete Winner’s List

The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards aired tonight across the various music television channels, and we thought maybe you’d like to know who took home the popcorn bucket statue. Actress Tiffany Haddish hosted this year, and the non-gender categories (best performer rather than actor or actress) had nominees across cable, streaming services, and traditional […]

MTV to Revive ‘Aeon Flux’ as a Live-Action Series

MTV is returning to the well with a live-action series adaptation of Aeon Flux. Executive producer Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead) and writer Jeff Davis (Teen Wolf) are leading the charge to revisit the character from the animated series that ran for three season on the network back in the 1990s. is reporting […]

‘Real World’ Return Eyed by MTV, Bunim-Murray for Streaming Services

Not sure what’s more surprising: that there’s actually been 32 seasons of MTV‘s The Real World or that the last season aired only a year and a half since. Either case, it appears the once-groundbreaking reality series (credited with/blamed for being the blueprint for today’s reality television programming) will be making a return — but […]

Taika Waititi Tells MTV Awards Nominating Him Was a “Big Mistake”

This morning MTV announced their selection of 2018 MTV Award nominations, and one of the nominees thinks his being included is a big mistake. Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi responded to MTV’s tweet informing him of his nomination, saying “Big mistake. HUGE.” Big mistake. HUGE. — Taika Waititi (@TaikaWaititi) May 3, 2018 But Taika, we […]

Netflix Lands ‘On My Block’ from Awkward’s Lauren Iungerich

Awkward creator Lauren Iungerich is venturing back into the maelstrom of the teen years, bringing her new coming-of-age comedy On My Block to Netflix in 2018. Co-created by Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft, the ten-episode first season is set to include Diego Tinoco as Cesar Diaz; Jason Genao as Ruby Martinez; Jessica Marie Garcia as […]

‘Scream’ Season 3: MTV Introduces Us To This Season’s Victims/Killers

With production commencing in Atlanta on Monday, MTV has announced that Keke Palmer (Scream Queens), R.J. Cyler (I’m Dying Up Here), Jessica Sula (Recovery Road), Giorgia Whigham (13 Reasons Why) and Giullian Yao Gioiello (Julie’s Greenroom) are coming aboard Scream for its rebooted/retooled third season. Queen Latifah will serve as executive producer, with Brett Matthews […]


The Weekly Static 08/18/17: A Look Back At The Past Week In TV Land

Welcome to the first (and hopefully not last) edition of The Weekly Static, a comedic (fingers, toes and every other available and cross-able body part crossed) look-back at the week that was in the land of television. The goal of The Weekly Static? Why, that’s a simple three-point answer: (1) to offer commentary on roughly […]

Shawn Mendes To Kick Off Return Of ‘MTV Unplugged’ This Fall

The musical landscape has changed dramatically since the 1989 edition of MTV’s Video Music Awards, when Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora took the stage to perform an acoustic version of Wanted: Dead or Live…effectively serving as the foundation for MTV Unplugged. Sticking with their new programming philosophy of looking to the past to build […]

MTV Taps YouTube Star Liza Koshy To Host ‘TRL’

Only days after announcing the return of Total Request Live (TRL) to its airwaves as part of an overall initiative to maintain and diversify its summer viewing audience, MTV announced that YouTube star and media personality Liza Koshy (Freakish) has signed a first-look deal with the network. Koshy’s contract would include her hosting the revival […]

MTV Is Making Changes: TRL Returning, VMA ‘Moonman’ Is Now ‘Moon Person’

In reaction to MTV‘s surprising summer ratings success and its need to diversify its viewing audience for long-term success, MTV President Chris McCarthy addressed a number of the changes that would be taking place over the next 6-12 months at the network, including changes to the MTV Video Music Awards; a new series in addition to […]

Teen wolf

Video: Teen Wolf Cast Answers Questions About The Final 10 Episodes

Madeline Potts went to the Teen Wolf Press Room at San Diego Comic-Con and set her devices running. She writes: With the upcoming final installment of MTV’s hit show Teen Wolf right around the corner, we sat down with the cast and discussed their time on the show, saying goodbye, and what’s to come during the […]