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Netflix’s Sexy Beasts reality show is the ultimate form of blind dating

Netflix’s Sexy Beasts reality show is the ultimate form of blind dating

Television shows that revolve around dating are nothing new, and that may be why Netflix has gone to fairly extreme lengths to make its own installment in the genre stand out. Sexy Beasts is a new reality show on Netflix that is all about blind dates, but not in the way you think. Contestants are fitted with elaborate makeup and prosthetics to completely hide their real selves behind a veneer of wildlife and mythical beasts.

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Adult Swim makes Rick & Morty Season 5 Episode 1 free to stream

Adult Swim makes Rick & Morty Season 5 Episode 1 free to stream

Hit adult animation Rick & Morty is back with its fifth season and you can watch the premiere for free right now. Adult Swim has made the first episode of the season available in its entirety on YouTube, though you'll need to tune into the network through a live TV service on Sunday nights to catch the rest of the episodes.

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With Loki, Disney should edit the Marvel movies – Hear me out

With Loki, Disney should edit the Marvel movies – Hear me out

The Disney+ TV show Loki is largely about The Multiverse and the overarching timeline in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. At this point I should warn you that I'm about to drop some spoilers if you're not all caught up on Marvel movies and TV shows. You should watch at least episodes 1 and 2 of Loki, Thor: Ragnarok, and the Avengers movies. Watch Doctor Strange, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and Wandavision for good measure. This is your second and final SPOILER ALERT.

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Netflix Amblin deal drives more Spielberg to streaming

Netflix Amblin deal drives more Spielberg to streaming

Amblin Partners, as led by Steven Spielberg, teamed up with Netflix this week. Netflix and Amblin started a partnership "that will cover multiple new feature films per year." This does not necessarily mean we'll see multiple films directed by Stephen Spielberg released on Netflix - but it could bring bigger-name pictures to the property as exclusives - depending entirely on the parameters of the partnership.

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Seinfeld leaves Hulu soon and may take months to resurface

Seinfeld leaves Hulu soon and may take months to resurface

Seinfeld, one of the most popular sitcoms ever, will leave Hulu later this month for a new home at Netflix. However, it may not be a seamless transition from one service to another, with a new report claiming that it may take months before Seinfeld is once again available to stream. Until then, desperate fans may have to resort to cable or DVDs.

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Manifest abruptly canceled by NBC, but Netflix may save it

Manifest abruptly canceled by NBC, but Netflix may save it

Manifest, a hit NBC thriller about a plane that disappears for five-and-a-half years before suddenly reappearing, was abruptly canceled by NBC this week. The news that the network would end the show with its third season prompted an outcry from fans who have turned to Netflix as a potential savior. The timing is beneficial as Manifest recently arrived on Netflix, rapidly climbing its popularity charts.

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Surprise hit Cruel Summer gets second season, but with one big mystery

Surprise hit Cruel Summer gets second season, but with one big mystery

Surprise Freeform hit drama series Cruel Summer will return for a second season, but it may not look the same when it arrives. It's still-to-be-determined whether the show will return with the same cast and a continuing storyline or if it will leave behind the Turner-Wallis saga and start fresh with a new cast and an entirely new story.

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Frasier 2022 revival cast teased with notes on Martin

Frasier 2022 revival cast teased with notes on Martin

An interview with Kelsey Grammer revealed a few previously rumored details about the next chapter for Frasier Crane. Some cast members will not be returning - most notably John Mahoney, who passed away in the year 2018. As Mahoney portrayed a main character in the main Frasier series, the first episode will deal with the subject of the death of Martin Crane, right off the bat.

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The “Star Trek: Picard” season 2 trailer brings out the big guns

The “Star Trek: Picard” season 2 trailer brings out the big guns

Star Trek: Picard season 2 is coming, and the first full trailer is bringing out the big guns. The hit Star Trek spin-off focusing on ST:TNG's iconic Jean Luc Picard is one the franchise's most popular characters back to our screens.

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Spotify Greenroom takes on Clubhouse with live streamer payments

Spotify Greenroom takes on Clubhouse with live streamer payments

Spotify has launched its own Clubhouse competitor, with Spotify Greenroom promising live audio and impromptu hosting, with a few useful extras for artists and creatives. Clubhouse proved to be a breakout hit of the pandemic, offering audio chatrooms with straightforward hosting tools, and it went on to prompt a spate of rivals.

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Apple Podcasts Subscriptions launch: Here’s the deal

Apple Podcasts Subscriptions launch: Here’s the deal

Apple Podcasts Subscriptions has gone live, offering listeners a way to subscribe to either individual shows or groups of shows, to avoid ads and potentially grab other perks. The service had been intended to launch in May, but Apple pushed it back at the last moment.

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Adult Swim revives Tuca & Bertie with first episode free on YouTube

Adult Swim revives Tuca & Bertie with first episode free on YouTube

Netflix unceremoniously canceled its then-new animated sitcom Tuca & Bertie soon after releasing its first season. The show's creator had revealed that Netflix wasn't going to order a second season, but we didn't find out the reason. Given the show's warm reception from viewers and critics, it's not surprising that Adult Swim picked up the show last year.

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