I almost missed Fat Bear Week! It’s Fat Bear Week! Look at this magnificent chonker!
747 just wants to chat about Fat Bear Week. Are you sure there's room in the bracket for other bears? pic.twitter.com/GULzciPdRv
— explore.org (@exploreorg) September 28, 2021
if bear not friend why friend shaped?
if bear dangerous why tiny ears? hm?
— matt (@dogfather) September 30, 2021
All Other TV News
Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, and Mary J. Blige will perform at this year’s Super Bowl Halftime Show. It’s the first time five performers will share the stage at the Halftime Show.
— TTEOKBOKKIsubs (@TTEOKBOKKIsubs) September 22, 2021
Drew Carey is optimistic Mike Richards will make a comeback. Let’s hope not!
I still have no idea what an NFT is, except I think it’s a scam?
Scarlett Johansson has settled her lawsuit against Disney for fucking up her share of profits for Black Widow by releasing it on streaming. On the one hand, “rich actor makes more money” is not a particularly compelling story. On the other, this actually has interesting implications going forward for media companies. If they think they are going to sign actors to contracts promising a certain amount of pay based on theatrical ticket sales, and then pull a bait-and-switch and release the movie on streaming, it looks like they’ve got another think coming.
The Ozy Media scandal continues afoot: Marc Lasry, the chairman of the company, has stepped down, and now Sharon Osbourne is saying that Lasry lied in claiming that she and Ozzy were investors in the company. In fact, she and Ozzy had sued Ozy back in 2017 over Ozy Fest which they claimed infringed on their own music festival, OzzFest.
- BMF has been renewed on Starz for a second season.
- Ada Twist, Scientist has been renewed for a second season on Netflix.
- The Russo Brothers are making a heist movie starring Regé-Jean Page at Netflix.
- Everything’s Trash has been ordered at Freeform.
- Brother From Another, a true-crime docuseries, is being made at Epix.
- Raven’s Hollow has been bought by Shudder.
- Red Band, an Israeli mockumentary puppet series, is being adapted for the US by the Cobra Kai team.
- Preschool series Action Pack; The Creature Cases; Big Tree City; and Deepa & Anoop have been ordered at Netflix
- Bird Runningwater has signed a first-look deal with Amazon.
- David Chase has signed a five-year deal with WarnerMedia. He’s talking about a possible sequel to The Many Saints of Newark.
- Porsha Williams is leaving The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Lots of shakeups happening over there.
- Scott Speedman has joined the cast of Grey’s Anatomy as a regular. (When I read this, I was surprised that he hadn’t already been a cast member, because my God, has there ever been more of a Grey’s Anatomy actor than Scott Speedman? But then I read the story, and yeah, he has already appeared on Grey’s Anatomy, because of course he has.)
- Faith Prince has joined the cast of Monarch on Fox.
- Tyrone Marshall Brown is joining Coercion on Showtime.
- Omar Miller, Erica Hernandez, and Mike O’Gorman have joined True Lies on CBS.
- Ariana DeBose has joined the cast of Argylle on Apple TV+.
- Mykal-Michelle Harris, Felix Avitia, and Emmy Liu-Wang are joining Raven’s Home on Disney. Leaving the series are Navia Robinson, Jason Maybaum, Sky Katz, and Anneliese van der Pol.
- Anna Sawai, Tadanobu Asano, Fumi Nikaido, Tokuma Nishioka, Takehiro Hira, Ako, Shinnosuke Abe, Yasunari Takeshima, Hiroto Kanai, Toshi Toda, Hiro Kanagawa, Nestor Carbonell, Yuki Kura, Tommy Bastow, Moeka Hoshi, Yoriko Doguchi, and Yuka Kouri have all been cast in Shōgun on FX.
- Domenick Lombardozzi, Karl Glusman, Matilda Lutz, Owen Teague, and Catherine Dyer have joined the cast of Reptile on Netflix.
Mark Your Calendar
- Sexy Beasts returns on Netflix on October 7.
- Judy Justice will debut on IMDb TV on November 1.
- Behind the Monsters will premiere on Shudder on October 26.
- Killer Camp returns on The CW on October 10.
- Craftopia will return on HBO Max on October 7.
- The Family Business returns on BET+ on October 14.
- The Billion Dollar Code will premiere on Netflix on October 7.
- Just Beyond will debut on Disney+ on October 13.
- Maya and the Three will premiere on Netflix on October 22.
- Ridley Jones returns on Netflix Jr. on November 2.
- The Umbrella Academy will return on Netflix in 2022.
- The Pursuit of Porsha will debut on Bravo on November 16.
- I’ve Got You Under My Skin will debut on MTV today.
- FBI will begin streaming on Paramount+ today.
- Asylum debuts on Hulu today.
- Always Jane will debut on Amazon on November 12.
- Snoop and Martha’s Very Tasty Halloween will premiere on Paramount+ on October 21.
- Castle will begin airing in reruns on Lifetime on October 5.
- Olhar Indiscreto will debut on Netflix in 2022.
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The Many Saints of Newark: The formative years of one Tony Soprano. Premiere. HBO Max
S.W.A.T.: Hondo retreats to Mexico in the season premiere. 7 p.m., CBS
Magnum P.I.: Magnum is tasked with finding a single mother who is being hunted by two dangerous gangs. Season premiere. 8 p.m., CBS
Blue Bloods: Danny consults a psychic about the murder of a young boy in the season premiere. 9 p.m., CBS
Dynasty: Season finale. 8 p.m., The CW
LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales: Poe and BB-8 must face their fears in Graballa the Hutt’s creepy castle in this new special. Premiere. Disney+
Maid: Margaret Qualley stars in this new series about a single mother who turns to housekeeping to make ends meet. Premiere. Netflix
The Guilty: Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a demoted cop who is working the dispatch desk when a call from a kidnapped woman comes in. Premiere. Netflix
Diana the Musical: The life of Princess Diana gets the musical treatment. Premiere. Netflix
Saturday Night Live: Owen Wilson hosts the premiere of the 47th season, with Kacey Musgraves as the musical guest. 10:30 p.m., NBC
The Haunted Museum: Zac Bagans branches into scripted shows with this new series sorta-based on his actual Haunted Museum. Discovery+
Beverly Hills Cop marathon: Axel Foley! 2:12 p.m., Thriller Max
America’s Funniest Home Videos: Season premiere. 6 p.m., ABC
The Walking Dead: World Beyond: Iris and Felix meet a new group in the season premiere. 9 p.m., AMC
Call the Midwife: Season premiere. 7 p.m., PBS
Grantchester: Vacation is ruined by another murder. Premiere. 8 p.m., PBS
- Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (Friday): Jerry Seinfeld, Léa Seydoux, TWICE
- The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: (Friday): Paul Giamatti
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