morty

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

HBO Sports Presents an Imagine Documentaries and Fuqua Films Documentary Feature “The Day Sports Stood Still,” Debuting Early 2021

HBO Sports Presents an Imagine Documentaries and Fuqua Films Documentary Feature “The Day Sports Stood Still,” Debuting Early 2021HBO Sports, Imagine Documentaries and Fuqua Films are in production on THE DAY SPORTS STOOD STILL, a feature-length documentary that tells the story of the unprecedented sports shutdown in March of 2020 and the remarkable turn of…

Freeform Launches Voting Digital Series “The Clock Is Ticking” The Two-Part Digital Series Will debut on Tuesday, October 27, and Tuesday, November 3 [VIDEO]

Today, Freeform announced the digital series “The Clock Is Ticking,” starring and executive produced by Yara Shahidi (“grown-ish”), as part of the network’s multiplatform voting initiative. The two-part digital series, which will live on Freeform’s Instagram, will debut on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, and TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3. The digital series focuses on preparing young voters for…

CNBC Primetime Presents Limited Series Event “Empires of New York” Premiering Sunday, November 29 [VIDEO]

CNBC Primetime today announced the highly-anticipated limited series event, “Empires of New York“, premiering Sunday, November 29th at 8PM ET, beginning with a two-hour special premiere. Narrated by Golden Globe(R) and Emmy Award(R) winner Paul Giamatti, and set amid the grit, greed, and glory of 1980s New York, “Empires of New York” chronicles the meteoric…

HBO’s “Crazy, Not Insane,” A Provocative Look at the Minds of Serial Killers, Debuts November 18 [VIDEO]

Psychiatrist Dr. Dorothy Otnow Lewis has dedicated her career to the study of murderers, seeking answers to the question of why we kill. CRAZY, NOT INSANE, directed and produced by Academy Award(R)-winner Alex Gibney (HBO’s “Agents of Chaos” and “The Inventor: Out For Blood in Silicon Valley“) debuts WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18 (9:00-11:00PM ET/PT). This provocative…

Roddy Ricch and The Weeknd Lead the “2020 American Music Awards” Nominations with Eight Each

Pop singer and American Music Award nominee Dua Lipa today announced the “2020 American Music Awards” (AMAs) nominees in three categories LIVE on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” followed by additional nominees announced via the AMAs Twitter account. Lipa also revealed that she will perform on next month’s show. The “2020 American Music Awards,” music’s hottest…

John Mulaney to Host “Saturday Night Live” with Musical Guest The Strokes on October 31

John Mulaney will host “Saturday Night Live” for the fourth time on October 31. Mulaney will star in two upcoming “Sack Lunch Bunch” specials on Comedy Central. The Strokes will make their fourth appearance as musical guest. Their latest album, “The New Abnormal,” reached #1 on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums and Alternative Albums charts. “SNL”…

YouTube Originals Continues the Story with “Justin Bieber: Next Chapter” Premiering October 30 [VIDEO]

Today YouTube Originals announced “Justin Bieber: Next Chapter” – a brand-new special documentary event following the hit 10-episode original documentary series, “Justin Bieber: Seasons,” which chronicled the making of Justin Bieber’s latest album, Changes. “Justin Bieber: Next Chapter” raises the curtains again, following Bieber as he begins his next chapter and giving fans an exclusive…

Shudder Releases Trailer for “A Creepshow Animated Special” Premiering Thursday, October 29

Shudder released today the trailer and poster for A Creepshow Animated Special, premiering exclusively on the horror streaming service in all its territories, as well as via the Shudder offering within the AMC+ bundle, beginning Thursday, October 29 shortly after 12:01AM ET/9:01PM PT. A Creepshow Animated Special features two stories directed by Creepshow showrunner Greg…

Oxygen Presents the Tragic Case of Emilie Morris in the Two-Hour Special “The Case Died with Her” Premiering Sunday, December 6 at 7PM

Oxygen, the destination for high-quality crime programming, debuts a new two-hour special “The Case Died With Her” on Sunday, December 6 at 7PM ET/PT, produced by Pulse Films and BuzzFeed Studios. In this harrowing special, legal commentator and former prosecutor Loni Coombs dives into the shocking case of Emilie Morris. A young woman in her…