morty

TV historian and Big Brother fan. Former contributor to The Philadelphia Inquirer TV section.

Velocity Will Become MotorTrend Network on November 23

Velocity is getting overhauled. On Friday, November 23, 2018, America’s #1 television destination for automotive fans will officially roll out of the garage as MotorTrend Network. Velocity is rebranding as MotorTrend Network, a fully HD television channel that unites MotorTrend’s nearly 70-year history as the leading, information-based automotive media brand with Velocity’s position as the…

“I Love Lucy Christmas Special,” Features Two Episodes of the Classic Series, To Be Broadcast Friday, December 14 on CBS

I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL features “The Christmas Episode” and the newly colorized “Pioneer Women.” Both were colorized with a nod to the 1950s period in which they were filmed. The main titles and end credits are seamlessly combined into one set at the beginning and end of the hour, with no interruption between the…

“A Series of Unfortunate Events” Returns for Its Third, Final and Most Dreadful Season on January 1, 2019

Neflix warned us: “We implore you to shield your eyes from this most regrettable Date Announcement Video that Count Olaf (aka Neil Patrick Harris) posted earlier this morning. Please refrain from sharing this upsetting news with your readers.” Based on the internationally best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler), the third and final…

“Those Who Can’t” Returns January 14 with Season 3 on truTV

truTV is going back to school with the season three premiere of its scripted comedy Those Who Can’t on Monday, January 14th at 10:00PM ET/PT. Created by and starring Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl an, Ben Roy, members of the Denver-based comedy troupe The Grawlix, with Maria Thayer starring alongside, the series is truTV’s first-ever scripted…

Celebrities Return to their Hometowns When ABC News Presents “I’m Coming Home,” Thursday, November 22

The Thanksgiving Special Follows Award-Winning Actress Kristin Chenoweth, Country Music Star Jake Owen and ‘Shark Tank” Entrepreneur Daymond John as They Return to Their Childhood Hometowns Tyler Perry and Tiffany Haddish Share Special Thanksgiving Memories They have been lauded with awards, performed to sold-out houses, recorded hit albums, toured the country, created fashion lines and…

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like “25 Days of Christmas” as ABC Celebrates the Holidays

Comedies and Dramas Deck the Halls With Themed Episodes; Classic Holiday Animated Specials Return, Along With ‘The Great Christmas Light Fight’ and ‘The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition’; Festivities Culminate With ‘Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade’ on December 25 ABC celebrates the most wonderful time of the year with special “25 Days of…

Celebrity Presenters Announced for “The E! People’s Choice Awards” Airing This Sunday Night

Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Darren Criss, Leighton Meester, Taran Killam, Busy Philipps, Sara Gilbert, Chrissy Teigen, Aly Raisman and Johnny Galecki Among The List of Names Set to Hand Out Trophies Joining Previously Announced Stars Taking the Stage, Including John Legend, Nicki Minaj, Melissa McCarthy, Victoria Beckham and Rita Ora “E! Live…

Netflix Debuts Trailer for New Holiday Feature “The Princess Switch” [Video]

One week before Christmas, Margaret, the gorgeous Duchess of Montenaro, switches places with Stacy, a “commoner” from Chicago, who looks exactly like her. With the assistance of a magical Santa’s helper, Margaret falls in love with Stacy’s handsome co-worker, while Stacy falls in love with Margaret’s fiance, the dashing Prince.   Starring Vanessa Hudgens, Sam…