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Doctor Who season 11 trailer reveals 13th Doctor: Jodie Whittaker

Doctor Who season 11 trailer reveals 13th Doctor: Jodie Whittaker

During a panel at San Diego Comic-Con today, BBC released the trailer for Doctor Who season 13, revealing the long-running show's latest Doctor: Jodie Whittaker. This marks the first time a woman has played the Doctor role, marking a new milestone for the popular show. The trailer is more of a teaser at less than a minute in length, but offers a tantalizing glimpse of what's coming.

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The Nevers, a Joss Whedon sci-fi drama, is heading to HBO

The Nevers, a Joss Whedon sci-fi drama, is heading to HBO

HBO has announced an upcoming science fiction drama series from Joss Whedon, the man behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer and more. The new show will be called The Nevers, and it is said to focus on "powerful female characters." HBO doesn't have much to say about the series at this time, but it does mark Whedon's first return to the public eye following controversy last year.

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DISH Hopper and Google Assistant: you can forget about the remote

DISH Hopper and Google Assistant: you can forget about the remote

Everything these days seem to be driven by bots, specifically chatbots. That’s true whether they’re simply bots you type commands to or, more popularly, speak to. But despite the ubiquity and popularity of Google Assistant, our TVs, sometimes the first appliance to become smart in our houses, are still beholden to the decades-old remote control. If you own one of DISH’s Hopper family of receivers, that’s no longer true and you can take it easy even when you can’t find that elusive remote.

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This $585 TCL 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Roku TV deal is a marvel

This $585 TCL 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Roku TV deal is a marvel

With the World Cup in full swing, there's still time to upgrade your TV and get some 4K Ultra HD soccer action going on. There may well be the deal to do just that this weekend, with TCL's 2018 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Roku TV getting a more than tempting cut that brings it down by over a quarter of the usual price.

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Samsung’s The Frame 2018 gets more art and smarter TV

Samsung’s The Frame 2018 gets more art and smarter TV

Samsung has revealed the new version of its "digital gallery" TV, with its The Frame 2018 version boosting picture quality and customization potential. Announced last year, the original Samsung The Frame took one of the TV-maker's flat-screen panels and dressed it in a surround you'd most typically associate with a work of art, then added the ability to show actual artwork while the set was not in use.

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Huge Comcast outage sees internet and TV down across the US [Updated]

Huge Comcast outage sees internet and TV down across the US [Updated]

Comcast is experiencing a pretty major outage at the moment, so if you're having problems accessing the internet, you're definitely not alone. The outage seems to be affecting much of the US, from coast to coast. Even worse is that it sounds like it could be a problem that's going to take Comcast a while to sort out.

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Showtime is finally getting a Halo TV series off the ground

Showtime is finally getting a Halo TV series off the ground

Ever since Halo first arrived on the scene back in 2001, there have been repeated talks of movies and TV shows that haven't really gone anywhere. 17 years later, that's all changing, as Showtime has ordered 10 episodes of a new drama based on Microsoft's massive gaming franchise. It seems that, at long last, Halo will be making the jump to the world of entertainment with this series.

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Matt Groening’s Disenchantment Netflix original gets its first trailer

Matt Groening’s Disenchantment Netflix original gets its first trailer

Netflix is about to debut a new major animated original series, one coming from the creator of The Simpsons and Futurama. Called Disenchantment, the show brings the same animation style seen in both shows above, introducing an entirely new world and set of characters. The series won't be launching for a couple more months, but Netflix has finally given us a look at what's coming.

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Philips Android TV: almost everyone gets an Oreo cookie

Philips Android TV: almost everyone gets an Oreo cookie

Those complaining about the disappointing state of Android updates for smartphones actually have it easier compared to, say, Android TV. While Google has not abandoned it the way it has tablets, at least not yet, updates are not only slow but also rare even. You don’t hear much about it because there’s not much to talk about. Philips, however, might be changing the game just a bit by bringing the latest Android Oreo update to almost all of its Android TVs dating all the way back to 2014.

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Netflix Ozark season 2 reveal trailer teases August 31 return

Netflix Ozark season 2 reveal trailer teases August 31 return

Netflix original drama Ozark is finally back in the spotlight. The company has released a reveal trailer for the upcoming second season, which drops on August 31. We get around one minute of scenes from the upcoming season, each hinting at a return of the same dark storyline, but with a narrative that's even more intense.

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Roseanne minus Roseanne: ABC orders reboot without ranting star

Roseanne minus Roseanne: ABC orders reboot without ranting star

It would appear that ABC's short-lived Roseanne revival isn't entirely dead yet. ABC has confirmed that many of the original cast and crew will return for a spin-off called The Conners later this year. The key difference? They'll all be there without Roseanne Barr, who served as the namesake and the central character in the original (and briefly revived) sitcom.

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Toshiba’s Fire TV Edition hands on: Alexa-smart TV ships today

Toshiba’s Fire TV Edition hands on: Alexa-smart TV ships today

If the Fire TV Cube caught your eye, but your TV itself is due an upgrade, Amazon and Toshiba are hoping their new smart TV collaboration will fit the bill. The Toshiba 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Fire TV Edition may not have an elegant name as it begins shipping today, but as I discovered with an early play, it does a surprisingly smooth job of integrating Amazon's set-top box at an affordable price.

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