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First Heroes Reborn trailer unveiled at Comic-Con

First Heroes Reborn trailer unveiled at Comic-Con

While the original TV series Heroes may have fizzled out several years ago, NBC announced a few months back that it was bringing the show back, and at San Diego Comic-Con on Sunday, the first trailer for Heroes Reborn was shown. Running over three minutes long, the new trailer shows that much of the show focuses on humans that are "enhanced" with special powers and how they're persecuted, along with introducing a number of new characters.

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Fear the Walking Dead world premiere: the rise of walkers starts August 23

Fear the Walking Dead world premiere: the rise of walkers starts August 23

After those short, frustrating, not-worth-watching teasers, AMC has given the people what they want: the 'world premiere' of its new series Fear the Walking Dead. That is, three minutes of it. We get a look at exactly what we've been promised: the world before the walkers arrive, and the chaos that results from their sudden and quite unanticipated arrival. The teasers from before have been stitched together, and the picture they form is heart pounding.

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The Walking Dead gets its first (and intense) season 6 trailer

The Walking Dead gets its first (and intense) season 6 trailer

We've heard a lot about AMC's upcoming companion series to The Walking Dead called Fear the Walking Dead, but not much has been said about the original series as of late. That ends today, with the first trailer for the upcoming sixth season arriving at Comic Con 2015. It is more than four minutes long and picks up right where the last season left off. There's no dragging things out (we're looking at you, FTWD teasers) -- people die, tempers boil, and Rick may no longer be in charge.

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Amazon Fling takes on Google casting: share media with Fire TV

Amazon Fling takes on Google casting: share media with Fire TV

Amazon has introduced its own competitor to Google casting, a new feature called Amazon Fling and the related Amazon Fling SDK that allows developers to add a flinging option to their apps for Fire TV. The Amazon Fling SDK was introduced today, and with it developers can design their apps to "fling" videos, images, and audio from their smartphone to their television. The functionality can be added to existing Android and iOS apps. On the user's end of things, flinging content is as simple as tapping a button.

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Workaholics renewed for another two seasons

Workaholics renewed for another two seasons

Comedy Central has renewed Workaholics for another two seasons, guaranteeing fans will get both season six and season seven of the comedy show. This deal comprises 20 episodes total, with each season consisting of 10 episodes. The network has had good success with this comedy show, with Comedy Central saying that the fourth season had been the highest rated show in it’s time slot among male audiences aged 18 to 34. The next season will be starting this upcoming January.

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South Park renewed for another 3 seasons

South Park renewed for another 3 seasons

Following the exciting The Simpsons news yesterday, it has been announced that Comedy Central will be running South Park through 2019. The network has signed a new renewal deal that spans three seasons, it is being reported, with a 30 episode order being in the pipeline. This means fans will be, at least, seeing the show hit the 300 episode milestone and reach its 23rd season. On September 16, South Park will kick off its 19th season on Comedy Central.

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First new X-Files trailer teases 201 days until show’s return

First new X-Files trailer teases 201 days until show’s return

With the hit sci-fi show The X-Files returning this January as a 6-episode mini-series, Fox has just released the first trailer promoting that the show premieres in 201 days from now. The number 201 is also significant in that that's how many episodes were made during the show's original run from 1993 to 2002. Stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are both returning to reprise their roles of Agents Mulder and Scully, respectively, and fans have already been treated to a first look at the characters when shooting began.

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Study hints kids are future cord-cutters

Study hints kids are future cord-cutters

The television industry has been scrambling to stave off the pressure it feels from services like Netflix and the subscribers it is losing to them. Its efforts may prove to be in vain, however, at least according to a recent study. Miner & Co. Studio conducted research and has found that 57-percent of kids prefer watching videos on their tablet or smartphone rather than on a television. In addition, a common parental discipline might be driving kids further away from television, causing them to associate it with punishment.

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The Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer returning to show

The Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer returning to show

In mid-May some sad news for The Simpsons fans was announced: Harry Shearer, the voice actor behind several of the shows’ regulars like Mr. Burns and Principal Skinner, was leaving. This left fans in a state of limbo — with Shearer gone the show couldn’t continue the way it was, at least not without a replacement who would be tasked with filling very big shoes. It hasn’t been known whether the series would continue on, but goods news lies at the end of it all: it seems Harry Shearer will be returning.

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Hannibal creator says Netflix, Amazon declined to pick up show

Hannibal creator says Netflix, Amazon declined to pick up show

It was only a few weeks ago that it was announced that NBC was canceling the popular show Hannibal, deciding not to renew the cannibal drama for a fourth season. Unsurprisingly, dedicated fans of the program were upset, and almost immediately went to Twitter to call for streaming services like Netflix and Amazon to pick it up. Even the show's creator, Bryan Fuller, teased the show could continue on another network. Sadly, it looks like both Netflix and Amazon have passed on the opportunity.

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Roku scores Comedy Central channel with full episodes

Roku scores Comedy Central channel with full episodes

Roku has a new Comedy Central channel, and through it users can now watch a bunch of full episodes of different shows from the network. Some of the content available through the channel requires users to log in with their TV subscription details to prove they subscribe to the network, but other content is freely available for any Roku user to watch regardless of whether they have a compatible cable package. The channel is available now through the Roku channel store.

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Wet Hot American Summer: Netflix releases first long trailer

Wet Hot American Summer: Netflix releases first long trailer

Netflix's Wet Hot American Summer mini series will be arriving this month, and after teasing subscribers with short and long trailers that refrained from giving us a solid look at the show, it has finally released the first long trailer for the series. At more than two and a half minutes long it isn't disappointing, and we see many of the familiar faces we've since heard are among the cast. Many of them starred in the original and have reprised their roles.

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