Day: August 3, 2022

Disney+ is ready to dance … and to hulk up

“Dancing With the Stars” will be back soon … albeit a bit harder to find.
The show has set Sept. 19 as its debut date on the Disney+ streaming service. That follows 30 seasons on ABC.
It arrives alongside other Disney+ shows, some scripted (“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law,” shown here in its previous comic-book form, and the second “Mighty Ducks” season) and some with star explorers, young (Bertie Gregory) and not (James Cameron). The schedule, announced today, includes: Read more…

Best-bets for Aug. 5: Good deeds and killer campers

1) “Killer Camp” season-opener, 8 p.m., CW. It’s been an odd ride for this goofy (but fun) reality show, which uses tropes of old horror films. CW aired the British original (shown here) in the summer of 2020, then made its own season. It aired two episodes last October, finding few viewers; now it tries again: This second-season opener sees 15 campers arrive. A “counselor” explains that one will be “killed” each week … and one camper is a ringer, helping the killer. Read more…

FX conquers our inner demon

As the summer slows down, people start looking for TV shows – preferably ones with scripts and plots and characters and such.
Not to worry; a surge of FX productions is coming, ranging from  a demonic animate show (shown here) to a therapist held  hostage. “We’re just about doubling the output,” John Landgraf told the Television Critics Association.
Landgraf used to oversee shows for one channel, FX. Some of them – “Fargo,” “Pose,” “Justified,” “Sons of Anarchy”– became classics. Now he pushes shows in three directions; the surge includes: Read more…