Superhero epic ‘Invincible’ heads to Amazon as an animated series

Amazon Studios has greenlit an animated series based on the comic Invincible, which was created by artist Cory Walker and writer Robert Kirkman, who made The Walking Dead. The new show's source material tells the story of Mark Grayson, an ordinary te…

Netflix’s ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ season 4 concludes in January

Netflix debuted the first half of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's fourth (and final) season this week, though we didn't know when the second would air. Unfortunately, fans will have a bit of a wait: The last six episodes will arrive on January 25th,…

Netflix snags ‘Next Gen,’ a star-studded animated film about robots

Just because Netflix's films got shut out of competition at Cannes doesn't mean the streaming titan stayed home. The company won a worldwide (except for China) distribution deal worth $30 million for the animated film Next Gen with a star-studded cas…

Streaming TV firm Philo is offering three months of Pandora Premium

Streaming TV upstart Philo is giving customers a freebie: three months of Pandora Premium for new and existing subscribers to either of its packages. Pandora's on-demand music service already offers a 60-day trial, but those who take up the deal will…

Netflix orders an adult animated show about terrible cops

In retrospect, Bojack Horseman was a watershed show for Netflix. Its success has led the streaming provider to expand its animated comedy lineup with adult-oriented titles like Big Mouth and Brickleberry, but more are on the way. The team behind the…

Spike Lee’s ‘Pass Over’ brings the drama of live theater to Amazon Prime

Despite Spike Lee going over to Netflix to reimagine his classic film She's Gotta Have It as a series, the cinema auteur has deep ties with Amazon. He created its first original film, the musical Chi-Raq, and has another project debuting on the strea…

Spielberg doesn’t think Netflix should win Oscars

In an interview, Steven Spielberg stated that content on Netflix should be considered television…and ineligible for Oscars. "Once you commit to a television format, you're a TV movie," he said on while chatting to ITV news during a tour promoting h…

Hulu snags new series from Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington

Hulu has snagged a new limited series from Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington barely a week after the two tweeted that it was up for grabs. The eight-episode show will adapt and take its title from Celeste Ng's bestselling 2017 book Little Fires…