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Netflix cancels Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale talk shows after low viewership

Netflix cancels Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale talk shows after low viewership

Netflix has been extremely successful in recent years with its original series and movies, but one category it continues to struggle with is the talk show format. The streaming network has been experimenting with several shows, starting out with the Chelsea Handler-hosted Chelsea and more recently getting Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, but two other new series have been cancelled after brief runs.

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HBO Watchmen series gets full season in 2019

HBO Watchmen series gets full season in 2019

Soon everyone will be able to "watch the Watchmen." On HBO, that is. The iconic graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons is getting a live-action TV series adaptation on HBO, with the network originally ordering a pilot last year and now confirming that a full season has been ordered. The show will premiere sometime in 2019, and features Damon Lindelof, co-creator of Lost and The Leftovers, as show-runner.

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Star Wars Resistance animated series debuts first trailer

Star Wars Resistance animated series debuts first trailer

Star Wars animation fans may not have any more episodes of Rebels to look forward to, but an all-new series is only a few month away. Disney and Lucasfilm have revealed the first trailer for Star Wars Resistance, along with confirming its debut on October 7th. The new show will take place before the events of The Force Awakens, and focus on General Leia Organa's rebel fighter pilots and their fight against the First Order.

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Netflix full-screen video promos appear between episodes for some users

Netflix full-screen video promos appear between episodes for some users

Netflix users are upset about a new test appearing on some accounts: full-screen video promos between videos. These promotions present content already present on Netflix, the type of shows you'd otherwise see presented as recommended content. The company has confirmed the test, explaining that the promos are personalized for each user.

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Now MoviePass limits you to just six movie choices each day

Now MoviePass limits you to just six movie choices each day

MoviePass promised no more changes after its last confusing round of subscriber-frustrating alterations, so you'll be unsurprised to hear that the beleaguered company is shaking up the rules again. Having started out with the idea that it could make a business - and a profit - by offering unlimited access to movies on a subscription basis, MoviePass has since dialed down the viewing freedom considerably.

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YouTube TV expands into its 100th service location

YouTube TV expands into its 100th service location

YouTube has just announced a big milestone for its livestreaming television service, YouTube TV. The company has expanded the product into its 100th service location, making it available to people in parts of Tennessee and Virginia. With the expansion, YouTube TV is available in most of the nation's big cities and metro regions.

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Luigi Mario is dead, but also OK

Luigi Mario is dead, but also OK

In Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Luigi Mario is dead. But there's good news you can share with all your distraught friends: Luigi Mario is only kind of dead. Not all the way dead. He's dead sorta like how comic book characters die sometimes and come back to life through some hereto unknown force. Only this time it has to do with ghosts.

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NVIDIA SHIELD TV Smart Home Edition is a bundle with a dongle

NVIDIA SHIELD TV Smart Home Edition is a bundle with a dongle

NVIDIA has a smart TV device called SHIELD TV which, as of this week, has a fourth individual bundle. A bundle includes the SHIELD TV itself and an assortment of controllers. This week the device was officially wrapped up in a bundle called "SHIELD TV SMART HOME EDITION" complete with a SmartThings Link. That SmartThings link otherwise costs approximately $40 on its own.

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Why NVIDIA’s Turing matters to you: Better looking movies

Why NVIDIA’s Turing matters to you: Better looking movies

At last, NVIDIA revealed their Turing architecture for next-generation graphics processing. At Siggraph 2018, NVIDIA's CEO Jensen Huang announced not only the company's 8th-generation GPU architecture, but the first ray-tracing GPU, a list of top-name graphics software companies adopting this new technology, and a brand new NVIDIA Open Sources Material Definition Language SDK. But why does this matter to you, the everyday average SlashGear reader? Let's talk about movies.

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The Dark Knight is 10 years old: Here’s an IMAX re-release

The Dark Knight is 10 years old: Here’s an IMAX re-release

A decade ago, the Batman film The Dark Knight was released unto an unsuspecting world populous. The Dark Knight was released on the 18th of July, 2008, and on a budget of $185-million, it brought in over $1-billion in box office revenue. Now, 10 years after its initial release, Batman: The Dark Knight is getting an IMAX re-release.

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NBCUniversal may give viewers gift cards for streaming its shows

NBCUniversal may give viewers gift cards for streaming its shows

Most video streaming services come in three varieties: free with ads, as a subscription with ads, or as a subscription without ads. NBCUniversal is planning something entirely different, according to a new report, that not only won't charge for a subscription, but will actively reward viewers who stream content. Planned content reportedly includes NBCU's own shows and third-party videos.

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Galaxy Note 9 wallpapers are all right here

Galaxy Note 9 wallpapers are all right here

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was put on pre-order this morning, right around 24 hours after the device was initially revealed. This smartphone is now in the process of being torn apart in more ways than one. Right this minute we've got a gallery here with the various wallpapers included in the smartphone, now freely available to all users who wish to load said images on their phone in celebration, anticipation, or just for the fun of it.

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