We run though TV news and reviews with a special double dose of Couch Commandos this week.
In the News this week, Ratings from The Walking Dead and The Flash break all records. Will Tony Stark make into Marvels Agents of SHIELD on ABC? Prepare your black coffee and damn fine Cherry Pie with the return of Twin Peaks on Showtime.
In Development News, new sci-fi Drama from the producers of Sleepy Hollow that sounds suspiciously like Joss Whedon’s Firefly. Want more space faring TV series? Never fear! Smith is here! A Lost In Space reboot! Something to rival Game of thrones? A new Fantasy series spun off from the Video game Myst.
Hollywood Chums Ben Affleck and Matt Damon team up to bring a futuristic espionage thriller in the tentatively titled Incorporated. AMC and Channel 4 bring an adaptation of Swedish series Real Humans to our TV screens. Another Movie adaptation comes along in the form of The Illusionist and finally Syfy acquires another new original series in the form of Dark Matter.
In Winners and Sinners we zoom through the last 2 weeks of TV with breakdowns of episodes of Intruders, The Strain, Doctor Who, Star Wars Rebels, The Flash, Gotham, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, The Arrow, The Walking Dead and Persons of Interest.
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News this week from Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. with a new guest star playing Grant Ward’s brother. A True blood Alum joins The 100 in Season 2. A potential new villain for Fox’s new Gotham show. A Lostie teams up again with Carlton Cuse on his new TV pilot Colony. Finally, details of The Walking Dead Spinoff with some character bios of new characters who will face the horrors of the zombie apocalypse.
In this week’s Winners and sinners Dr Who Episode “The Caretaker” the doctor goes deep undercover at Coal Hill school, where companion Clara teaches. The Doctor finally meets Danny Pink and there’s tension in the air. Marvels’ Agents of Shield "Heavy is the Head" where Coulson and Team are fighting off General Talbot, Hydra and Creel who are all on the attack. Gotham second episode “Selina Kyle" , James Gordon and Bullock investigate a child trafficking ring preying on Gotham's street kids. Lastly a quick update on The Strain episode “Last Rites” where it’s the last stand at the Pawn Shop.
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News from the land of television this week includes a mystery new character coming on board to AMC’s The Walking Dead who doesn’t exist in Robert Kirkman's comics A New Big Bang Theory type show possibly from NBC in the form of Real Genius. An old / new? Favourite is set to appear in ABC’s Agent Carter. Syfy Greenlights a new scripted series based on Whitley Strieber's best-selling novel "Alien Hunter." With the working title “Hunters”. AMC’s True Detective gets a confirmed cast for Season 2. New cast members for Fx’s Justified.
Two New series are ordered 11/22/63 for Hulu from J.J. Abrams and Stephen King about the Kennedy Assassination. Pilot Order from TNT for Lumen, a fantasy drama from Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television.
In Winners and Sinners we talk about the new TV Show P Forever that stars Ioan Gruffudd as a Sherlock type Doctor that cannot die. How Fos’s Gotham fares with the tales of Jim Gordon, Poison Ivy, The Riddler, Catwoman, Penguin and was that The Joker we saw? The return of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and the season finale of Under The Dome.