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South Park was renewed by Comedy Central for three more 10-episode seasons. That will give it a 23 season run, and before that, it has already been noted to be the longest running scripted primetime series in cable TV history.

The upcoming 19th season will premiere on September 16th.


Sundance renewed Rectify for a fourth season.


Riverdale Is Coming To the CW

If Riverdale sounds familiar, that is because Archie and the gang are from there. And yes, Archie, Betty, Veronica, Reggie, “Jughead,” Josie and the Pussycats, and others will be coming to your small screen in a pilot aimed at The CW. It originally was going to be on Fox, but I think Fox got smart.

I don't have a feel for the franchise yet and probably never will, but there it is.

It is supposed to be a dark version of the happy comic title.

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Dwayne Johnson's BALLERS on HBO, renewed

There's going to be more of Dwayne Johnson next season!

BALLERS was renewed by HBO for a second season. That's good. I don't know if I like the show enough or what not, but I keep coming back to it and following thee various characters situations.

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WGN renewed Salem for a third season.

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Fear The Walking Dead will be premiering on Sunday, August 23rd.

"A companion series to “The Walking Dead,” “Fear the Walking Dead” takes us back to the beginning of the zombie apocalypse – a time when the world was changing rapidly for reasons unknown, before anyone understood exactly what was happening, when life as everyone knew it was upended and altered in ways no one could have ever imagined."

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Hey Comic Fans, there's a new title coming out that will be teaming up Spider-Man and Deadpool on the way this fall.

Spider-Man and Deadpool team up comic

They feel that pulling these two humorists together in a single title will be a good thing. I was sort of curious about Deadpool, but after seeing the leaked Comic-Con footage of Deadpool, it seemed, well, sort of dead to me.

We'll see how he translates to the screen.


G.I. Joe Comic News:

Via IDW Press Release:

"This October, it’s zero hour for A Real American Hero! G.I. JOE has been fighting the evil forces of COBRA for decades, but now COBRA is ready to unleash its master plan on an unsuspecting G.I. JOE!
Written by the man who started it all, G.I. JOE comics legend Larry Hama, this table-setter leads into a mammoth 8-part bi-weekly event, kicking off with G.I. JOE: ARAH #219 and #220! Art duties for this arc will be in the very capable hands of S.L. Gallant who has become a fan-favorite for his attention to detail and accurate portrayals of classic G.I. JOE vehicles and characters.
“What we have seen of Cobra’s plans in G.I. JOE: ARAH to date is just the tip of the iceberg,” said series writer, Hama. “Other players in the Cobra periphery—like Destro and Zartan—are making their moves so as to be in on whatever benefits accrue from Cobra Commander’s master plot. Meanwhile, Hawk leads an international team around the globe to uncover the details of this sinister conspiracy.”
The Prelude issue will boast covers by some of the hottest artists working in the industry today; with Paul Pope leading the charge on the standard cover and variant covers by Francesco Francavilla and Phil Jimenez. And it doesn’t end there; this issue is also part of IDW’s celebrated Artist’s Edition Month with a variant by Stephen Mooney as well as a Blank Sketch variant.

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