The CW Opens Streaming Doors Wide Open For Cord Cutters


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) One of the things that has hampered cord cutters from streaming what they want when they want it, is that some channels require you to log into your cable or satellite subscription before you can watch their shows. But The CW is changing all that. … [Read more...]

Jessica Jones Will Still Be A Broken Character In Season 2: Showrunner


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel has created not only a complex interconnected universe on the big screen, but they've managed the same feat on the small screen as well, via streaming service Netflix. They kicked it off with the first season of Daredevil in 2015, before following it up … [Read more...]

Twitter’s Streaming of First NFL Game Deemed a Cautious Success


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Earlier this year, Twitter shocked the sports world when they won the exclusive rights to stream Thursday Night Football as part of a $10 million dollar simulcast bid. The "simulstream" with CBS is the first of ten Thursday Night games this season, was available on … [Read more...]

Vincent D’Onofrio Says Kingpin Will Return To Marvel’s Netflix Universe


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel has somehow gotten casting down to a science. There is almost no film or television series where I think the casting was ill conceived. Where most of their casting is great there are a few pieces of casting that were extraordinary. A case-in-point is Vincent … [Read more...]

Emmy History: A 10-Question Quiz


In honor of the 68th Emmy Awards, airing on 9/18/2016, we're offering a different kind of Emmy guessing game. Our guess: No one will correctly answer all 10 questions. But go ahead ... prove us wrong! By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) On January 25, 1949, the Academy of Television Arts & … [Read more...]

Star Trek: Discovery Delayed Until May


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the things I was looking forward to this upcoming January was the brand new Star Trek series Star Trek: Discovery. Unfortunately for me and a lot of other Star Trek fans, we'll have to wait a few months longer than that. CBS has announced that the new … [Read more...]

The Punisher: Is Ben Barnes Set For Villainous Role?

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Westworld star Ben Barnes is reportedly set to play a leading role in Netflix's Marvel series The Punisher. Cult vigilante character Frank Castle (aka the Punisher) has already appeared in season two of Daredevil, played by Jon Bernthal, and was warmly received by … [Read more...]

BBC America To Air Recreated Lost Doctor Who Adventure


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're a regular reader of my work here at doddleNEWS, you know that I like Doctor Who. But I came into it late in the game with the current version of the series. In the archives are 50 years worth of episodes, and I have been slowly playing catchup trying to … [Read more...]

Bryan Fuller Explains Meaning Behind Star Trek: Discovery Title


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's about four months between now and the premiere of the brand new Star Trek: Discovery television series ,and yet we still don't know much about it. We know what the Discovery looks like, that the main character will be a woman who goes by "Number One," and … [Read more...]

Peter Capaldi Says Doctor Who Returns Spring 2017


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When the Doctor himself tells you when the 10th series of Doctor Who is coming, you have to believe him. After all, he's got the TARDIS, so he's already been there, right? But the good news is, it's earlier than expected. Along with the annual Christmas Special, the … [Read more...]

Mythbusters’ Build Team Is Coming To Netflix With New Series


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) All the way back in 2003, I remember sitting down to watch this weird little show called Mythbusters. No one could have expected that it would develop a devoted fanbase that would keep the series alive for years, but like everything, all good things must come to an … [Read more...]

VOD Review: The Royal Road

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Can this film be considered a road movie of a whole other kind? By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Having premiered at Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim, The Royal Road is at once a static, yet highly moving film. Filmmaker Jenni Olson's 16mm cinematographic meditation leans more … [Read more...]

Marvel Planning New Warriors TV Series Featuring Squirrel Girl


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel hasn't had the best track record at creating television shows, but if you expect them to stop developing properties, then you haven't been keeping up with the studio. Along with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Jessica Jones, and Daredevil, Marvel is looking to … [Read more...]

First Look At Season 2 Of Ash Vs. Evil Dead


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Ash Vs. Evil Dead is one of the few television shows that was able to deliver exactly what it promised. Namely tons of fake blood, deadites, and one-liners. In true Evil Dead fashion, the first season ended with (Spoiler Alert!) Bruce Campbell's Ash Williams making … [Read more...]

Stranger Things Season 2 Officially Ordered, Will Debut In 2017


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) After becoming a smash hit and a bonafide cultural phenomenon back in mid-July, Stranger Things' creators, directors, writers and showrunners the Duffer Brothers began discussing their plans for season 2. And Netflix has finally and officially ordered a season 2 … [Read more...]

Movie/VOD Review: In Order of Disappearance


The film's title, In Order of Disappearance, may seem odd. Yet it ultimately reflects a perfect symbiosis of plot and tone. By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Think a Martin McDonagh sensibility (In Bruges, Seven Psychopaths) snowed in by a Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight winter. And add … [Read more...]