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Star Trek: Prodigy animated kids show revealed with release date

Star Trek: Prodigy animated kids show revealed with release date

Television has a solid history of Star Wars content for kids but has historically lacked similar shows featuring the industry's other favorite science fiction universe (the short-lived 'Animated Series' aside): Star Trek. That changed last year when CBS revealed that it would launch an animated Star Trek show for younger audiences, though it didn't provide many details at the time. Fast-forward more than a year and we finally know more, including the show's name, logo, and release date

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Plex “free” Live TV launched for your phone and television

Plex “free” Live TV launched for your phone and television

Today the folks at Plex launched a system* where users of all sorts can watch live TV stations for free. Of course "free" isn't entirely free when it includes advertisements, and this system most certainly includes advertisements. But Plex appears ready to roll with a surprisingly appealing proposal for the masses nonetheless. Users around the world can now watch free Live TV on Plex.

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Fan remasters 1941 Superman cartoon in 4K using free software

Fan remasters 1941 Superman cartoon in 4K using free software

We've seen a number of fan-remastered classics over the past few years, the majority of which revolve around TV shows from the late '80s through the 1990s, as well as historic footage. The latest remaster is different -- it involves the classic Superman cartoon from the 1940s, one that, quite obviously, doesn't look very good on modern televisions in its original resolution.

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HBO Max plans new wellness show based on Calm meditation app

HBO Max plans new wellness show based on Calm meditation app

WarnerMedia's HBO Max streaming service has announced plans to launch its first health and wellness project, one called A World of Calm. The original series will be based on the meditation app Calm; celebrities like Idris Elba are on board to voice each episode. The show is intended to help viewers relax using a combination of calming footage, music, and 'scientifically-engineered' narratives.

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YouTube TV’s ‘value’ is why people ditched cable in the first place

YouTube TV’s ‘value’ is why people ditched cable in the first place

Remember several years ago, when streaming services like Netflix were really hitting their stride and internet TV services were starting to ramp up, how optimistic we all were about the internet being a force for change with the cable industry? "Surely once they see people flocking to these internet providers and canceling their cable subscriptions, the industry will change for the better," some of us thought back then. Remember those more encouraging days?

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Live action Batman drama puts Gotham Police on HBO Max

Live action Batman drama puts Gotham Police on HBO Max

The Robert Pattinson "The Batman" movie is still scheduled for October 2021, so it's not out yet. But it already has a spin-off. The show doesn't yet have a title, but it'll focus on the Gotham Police Department. It'll expand on the story told by the movie The Batman after* it's released on October 1, 2021.

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EA’s The Sims 4 reality TV competition offers up $100,000 in prizes

EA’s The Sims 4 reality TV competition offers up $100,000 in prizes

TBS will be home to a new type of reality show, one that revolves around esports. Called 'The Sims Spark'd,' the series comes from EA working with Turner Sports, BuzzFeed Multiplayer, and ELEAGUE. This is the first esports competition that will involve the video game The Sims 4, underscoring the growing popularity of esports as a form of competition and entertainment.

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Netflix just released its best UI customization feature to date

Netflix just released its best UI customization feature to date

If you're like the average Netflix subscriber, you've likely started to watch some random show or movie, only to realize that you really don't want to watch it. You exit the show and continue to browse, but there's a problem -- every time you launch the app, that barely-watched and unwanted show reappears in your 'Continue Watching' row where you're forced to ignore it in favor of content you actually care about. That, finally, has changed.

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Amazon Studios will turn Fallout games into an original TV show

Amazon Studios will turn Fallout games into an original TV show

Amazon Studios and Bethesda have announced a new collaboration that will result in an original TV series based on the Fallout games. An official teaser for the upcoming show has been released, with Bethesda stating that it has spent the past decade looking for the best way to bring the games to television. Bethesda Game Studios, Bethesda Softworks, and Kilter Films will work with Amazon Studios on the project.

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Beavis and Butt-Head return, with potential for Daria, King of the Hill

Beavis and Butt-Head return, with potential for Daria, King of the Hill

Beavis and Butt-Head creator Mike Judge signed a deal with Comedy Central to bring the show back for at least two seasons of episodes. In a release this morning, Comedy Central said they'd "announced an expansive deal" with Judge "to reimagine MTV's seminal, Gen-X defining "Beavis and Butt-Head," as well as additional spin-offs and specials."

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Cyberpunk 2077 is getting its very own Netflix anime series

Cyberpunk 2077 is getting its very own Netflix anime series

There's no question that Cyberpunk 2077 is one of the most anticipated games of the year - probably even of the generation as a whole - so it should be no surprise to see the IP spread to other formats as well. Today, Netflix and CD Projekt Red announced that they're teaming up to make an original anime series set in the Cyberpunk 2077 universe. It won't be here for quite some time, but anime fans have reason to be excited.

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LG GX Gallery OLED TVs look very thin and very expensive

LG GX Gallery OLED TVs look very thin and very expensive

LG today announced its new GX Gallery lineup of OLED TVs, which seems to be a successor to the "wallpaper" TVs it launched a few years back. The name of the game here seems to be minimalism - while the wallpaper TVs required the use of a separate sound bar, the GX Gallery TVs do not, leaving them free of extra hardware when they're mounted on a wall.

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