A ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Movie is in The Works

The Belcher family is going Hollywood (can’t you hear Linda saying “Aww, yay!”). 20th Century Fox is bringing Bob’s Burgers to the silver screen as part of their efforts to “redouble” their family and animation efforts. There’s no clear story line the movie will follow but it will include the Belcher family — Bob, Linda, Tina, Gene…

‘Futurama’ Coming to Syfy in November

Futurama has landed at Syfy. In an off-network deal, Syfy has acquired the rights to all 140 episodes of Matt Groening’s (other) cult classic animated series. Futurama originally hit the small screen on FOX (also the home of Groening’s other masterpiece, The Simpsons) but was sadly canceled after the first four seasons in 2003 after winning…

‘Nashville’ Alum Connie Britton Coming Back To TV

Friday Night Lights and Nashville star Connie Britton is making her way back to TV for procedural drama 9-1-1. 9-1-1 is an upcoming drama on FOX from American Horror Story creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, and is joining Angela Bassett (another Murphy favorite) and Peter Krause (Six Feet Under) in the series. The new medical drama will…

Charlie Ergen, Mark Cuban Talk Future of Artificial Intelligence

In a sit-down interview with Cheddar’s Jon Steinberg during Denver Startup Week, Dish and Sling co-founder and chairman Charlie Ergen and star of ABC’s Shark Tank and owner of the Dallas Mavericks Mark Cuban discussed the future of artificial intelligence. As Steinberg pointed out, Dish has been busy acquiring a lot of wireless spectrum over the…

Sling TV Execs Charlie Ergen, Warren Schlichting Talk A La Carte TV

During Denver Startup Week, Dish Network co-founder and chairman Charlie Ergen and Dish’s executive vice-president of marketing, programming and media sales, Warren Schlichting, sat down with Cheddar’s Jon Steinberg to talk about the future of Sling TV and how they combat the pay TV tradition of big bundles with big price tags. Ergen said he first…

Disney Channel To Remake ‘Hocus Pocus’

Come little children. A Hocus Pocus remake is in the works, causing an uproar in fans of the cult classic everywhere. Disney Channel announced they are teaming up with David Kirschner, who produced the original 1993 film that Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker made iconic with their portrayal of the Sanderson Sisters. The…

A Crash Course on How ‘Empire’ Ended Last Season

The Lyon family is back for another season and they’re bringing with them a heavy dose of drama. But, before the fourth season of Empire kicks off on Wednesday, it’s time for a refresher course on where we left off in season three. Cookie Season three ended with a bang for Cookie (Taraji P.  Henson), literally….

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