Tag Archives: Greg Berlanti

TV Surf Report: HBO Max And What To Expect From Yet Another Blue Chip Streaming Service (Hint: Going After Women)

[Updated, Aug. 19, 2019} Santa Monica, CA — Warner Media has announced its impending launch of its own streaming service, HBO Max, for sometime in early 2020. Heads up Disney+, Apple TV, NBC Universal Comcast, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and the … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Super Hero Series Still Trending โ€ฆ And The Newest And Most Welcome Super Power Is Diversity (Thanks, Marvel!)

{Updated, Aug. 24, 2019} Santa Monica, CA — Marvel blew everyone away with its film and television slate announcement at the just-concluded San Diego Comic-Con and D23 Expo. The best news is the newest super power in both television and … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Blame The Re-Boot Craze On Success … And Fear

{Updated, Sept. 10, 2019} Santa Monica, CA — I finally got around to watching Netflix’ reboot of Lost in Space, one of my all-time childhood favorite TV series. The pilot felt (and looked) a bit drab introducing me to the … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: All Hail The Return of The Spinoff

Santa Monica, CA — Blame uber-producerย Norman Lear for TV’s current trend of taking a successful series and creating a spin-off of that show.ย  In the ’70s, Lear created All in the Family for CBS which successfully spun off Maude, Good … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Creative Remakes And Nostalgic Reboots Continue To Trend In Hopes of Breaking Through The Clutter

Santa Monica, CA — Nostalgia. Escapism. Feel Good TV. What’s Old Is New Again. And Again. Hollywood wants to soothe The Viewer with Old Chestnuts, with new takes on familiar titles and with tales of the Future in which Mankind … Continue reading

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