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“Saved by the Bell”: Lark Voorhies “Feels Slighted" Being Ghosted for Sequel Series

"Saved by the Bell": Lark Voorhies "Feels Slighted" By Sequel Series Ghosting

When it comes to the recent Saved by the Bell reunion, one person who was mysteriously absent was Lark Voorhies – who played fashionista Lisa Turtle. Her and Dustin Diamond, who played Samuel "Screech" Powers, were left out of the reunion skit for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – and now it appears they're being […]

“Quantum Leap”: Jeff Bader Says NBCU Might Revive Series for Peacock [TCA 2020]

"Quantum Leap": Scott Bakula Speculates What Series Reboot Would Look Like

It's been 27 years since Scott Bakula took his last leap as Dr. Sam Beckett on the popular NBC series. Despite starring in numerous television series over his 34-year career, one show he keeps gets asked about returning is Quantum Leap. The NCIS: New Orleans star appeared February 13 on The Talk to talk about […]

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"Saved by the Bell": Peacock Announces Sequel Series' Bayside High Class Roster

Looks like the Bayside High student body is now complete as NBC Universal announced the remaining cast set for the Saved by the Bell sequel series being developed by their streamer Peacock. Joining star Josie Totah in the 2020 series are Haskiri Velazquez, Mitchell Hoog, Alycia Pascual-Pena, and Belmont Cameli. "Saved by the Bell" Sequel: […]

“Quantum Leap”: Jeff Bader Says NBCU Might Revive Series for Peacock [TCA 2020]

"Quantum Leap": Sam's Next Leap Might Be to NBCU's Peacock – Oh Boy…

No, it's not Ziggy making the call, but Jeff Bader says there's a chance Scott Bakula could make the leap back to the NBC Universal family. At the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter meeting, the NBCU head of program planning and strategy spoke to /Film about the possibility of reviving Quantum Leap for NBCU's upcoming […]

"Saved by the Bell": Josie Totah Goes to Head of the Class in Peacock Sequel Series

NBC Universal's upcoming streaming service Peacock has taped Champion's star Josie Totah to lead its Saved by the Bell sequel series. Totah will play Lexi, a beautiful and sharp-tongued cheerleader. As the most popular girl at Bayside High, she is both admired and feared by her peers. Great News creator Tracey Wigfield created the sequel […]

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"Saved by the Bell" Star Mark-Paul Gosselaar Open to NBCU Peacock Series Return

Mark-Paul Gosselaar, who played Bayside High's resident schemer and 90's Ferris Bueller-wannabe Zach Morris in NBC's Saved by the Bell, revealed that he would be interested in returning to the franchise for NBCUniversal's (NBCU) updated project. One problem: he hasn't been approached about being a part of the new series announced by NBCUniversal earlier this […]

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Peacock: NBCU's New Streamer Launching April 2020; Programming Revealed [PREVIEW]

NBC Universal opted for simplicity when it came to branding its new streaming service, Peacock. It's not surprising given the colorful animal was officially adopted as the company's logo in 1979. NBCU announced a number of reboots, including a new Battlestar Galactica from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail; Saved by the Bell from Great News […]

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"The Office" Reboot/Restart Coming to NBCU's Peacock? "We Are Having Conversations"

While NBCUniversal (NBCU) may have fired some serious first shots in the upcoming "The Great Streaming Wars of 2020" by revealing the name of its upcoming streaming service (Peacock, set to debut in April 2020) and announcing three fan-friendly reboots (Saved By the Bell, Punky Brewster, and Battlestar Galactica), it's the talk of what might […]

'My Roommate is a Cat' is Both Adorable and Disturbing (REVIEW)

I'll preface this by saying that any anime featuring a cat as a major character immediately has my interest. I live for Kiki's Delivery Service and I will mainline Chi's Sweet Home whenever I need to stare at some adorable cat antics, so naturally, My Roommate is a Cat had my attention just from the title. A cat […]

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NBC Universal Drops WWE Smackdown After Bleeding Cool Appears on Show

NBCU Universal has declined to renew its contract with WWE for broadcast rights to Smackdown Live, a report from THR claims. The news comes in the same week that Bleeding Cool was featured on the program during one of the segments where WWE brags about its mainstream media coverage. Bleeding Cool was on Smackdown last […]


NBC's Olympic Opening Ceremony Hosts for PyeongChang Announced

NBCUniversal/NBC Sports, the official TV carrier of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games here in the USA, just named who will be hosting the televised Olympic Opening Ceremony from PyeongChang, South Korea. Katie Couric and Mike Tirico will be co-hosting the ceremony and cauldron lighting, set to air on NBC on Friday, February 9th at 8 p.m. ET, or […]

Chiller To Be Axed By NBC Universal After It Struggles To Secure Carriers

Coming out of Deadline Hollywood, NBC Universal has plans to kill its horror-centric Chiller channel at the end of the year. This comes a surprising move, as it is a ten-year-old channel watched by 40-million viewers. However, NBC apparently had troubles with carriers willing to support Chiller. The channel was devoted to horror fare, debuting […]

Parks And Recreation Funko Pops Are Finally Coming!

After what seems like an eternity, we are finally getting our hands on Funko Pop versions of Parks and Recreation. One of the best sitcoms of the last decade, this series has screamed for Pops for a while now, and while I am happy we are getting them, I have a couple bones to pick. […]

NBC Universal Pushes Neilsen Alternative To Selling Advertising Inventory

When we look at the TV ratings, what we are looking at is a sampling of the country as put together by the Neilsen company. And it's been that was since the 1950s. The idea is that Neilsen chooses a sampling demographic and with their permission, monitors their viewing habits. Originally this was done through […]

Knight Rider To Get Digital Reboot From Justin Lin And Machinima

Machinima has partnered with YOMYOMF, Justin Lin (Star Trek Beyond) and NBC Universal to produce a digital reboot of the 80's television series Knight Rider. YOMYOMF and Lin will produce the new digital series that is in active development for a potential 2017 launch date. The announcement was made by Machinima CEO Chad Gutstein: Knight […]

Warren Ellis TV Project To Be Announced In Weeks

In his latest newsletter, Warren Ellis, author of Trees, Transmetropolitan, The Authority, Global Frequency and Freakangels, talked about a few upcoming comic book projects. But he also firmed up news of an upcoming TV project with Universal Cable Productions, part of NBC Universal. I create codenames for unannounced projects so that I can talk about them […]