Univision Goes Dark On Verizon FiOS In Carriage Dispute

Univision Goes Dark On Verizon FiOS In Carriage Dispute

In a surprise move, Univision was dropped from Verizon FiOS today at about 5 PM East Coast time, where most of the 5 million or so affected customers are. The Spanish-language broadcaster issued a statement about the channel-drop this afternoon: At 5pm EST on October 16, 2017, entirely without warning, Verizon pulled Univision’s signal from both its FiOS and mobile platforms, leaving consumers without access to the news, information and entertainment they rely on. Verizon…Read full story

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‘The Gifted’ Recap: “eXodus” – Who Protects the Unprotected?

‘The Gifted’ Recap: “eXodus” – Who Protects the Unprotected?

There’s a short window for a new TV show to find its footing these days. Most TV shows don’t, crashing and burning under the monumentally difficult task of telling a good story. However, when a show does take flight, it’s pretty gratifying to see. After two thoroughly mediocre episodes, The Gifted has proven itself one of those rare shows that has worked out a winning formula early on in its run. “eXodus” was everything an X-Men TV show should be — a story of prejudice and found family — and if…

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This ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 casting just debunked one of our favorite theories

This ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 casting just debunked one of our favorite theories

The Golden Company is coming to Game of Thrones in Season 8, and now we know who’s leading it — and who isn’t.  Cersei ominously namedropped the infamous sellswords in the Season 7 finale while telling Jaime about her evil scheme to defeat Daenerys and Jon — having tricked everyone into thinking Euron Greyjoy had abandoned her and run back to the Iron Islands when in reality, he was jetting off to Essos to hire some mercenaries to beef up the Lannister ranks. We’ve previously discussed how the Golden Company…

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John Dunsworth Dies: The ‘Trailer Park Boys’ Actor Was 71

John Dunsworth Dies: The ‘Trailer Park Boys’ Actor Was 71

John Dunsworth, who is known for his role of Jim Lahey on the hit Canadian cult mockumentary series Trailer Park Boys died today at the age of 71. His daughter and actress on the series, Sarah took to Twitter to announce the news. “With heavy and broken hearts the family of John F. Dunsworth would like to let people know that our amazing husband, father and grandfather John Dunsworth has passed away,” she wrote. “John left this world peacefully after a short and…Read full story

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Pennywise the pumpkin is haunting doorsteps because ‘It’ balloon pranks just weren’t enough

Pennywise the pumpkin is haunting doorsteps because ‘It’ balloon pranks just weren’t enough

As It became one of the highest grossing horror movies, red balloons, a signature of villain Pennywise the clown, were popping up all over the place to spook the living hell out of us. As if that trendy prank wasn’t enough, people are channeling Pennywise again — this time in the form of creepy jack-o’-lanterns.   SEE ALSO: How to make your own ‘It’ Pennywise cake, if eating clowns is your thing Pennywise the clown, who infamously spends most of his days hanging around sewers tormenting children, has become Pennywise…

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Screenwriter close to Weinstein calls out Hollywood: ‘Everybody f**king knew’

Screenwriter close to Weinstein calls out Hollywood: ‘Everybody f**king knew’

If you’ve tired of hearing Hollywood A-listers feign shock while sending proverbial “thoughts and prayers” to Harvey Wesintein’s sexual assault victims, you’re not alone. Scott Rosenberg, a screenwriter (Beautiful Girls, Con Air, High Fidelity) who worked closely with Weinstein and Co. for a little under a decade, has had enough of the bullshit, too. And he’s saying something not too many people in the industry are saying right now: “I am sorry.” SEE ALSO: The Academy has expelled Harvey Weinstein. That’s a start. “Everybody fucking knew,” he wrote (not once,…

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