White Man Can’t Jump Remake In The Works, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Moving to Netflix & The 43rd People’s Choice Awards – C.M. Pop Culture Show 1.21.17
“Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is coming to Netflix in Late 2017
Variety announced this week that Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is coming to Netflix. Starting in late 2017 24 new episodes will air exclusively on Netflix , with subsequent installments coming in 2018 and further forward in time. The show is currently distributed by digital network Crackle.
Tupac Biopic “All Eyes on Me” Receives Premiere Date
Lionsgate announced that June 16, 2017 will be the release date for the Tupac Shakur biopic “All Eyez on Me.” June 16 marks the rapper’s 46th birthday.
“All Eyez on Me” chronicles the life and legacy of the late Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip-hop artist and actor, his imprisonment, and his time at Death Row Records.
White Men Can’t Jump Remake in the Works
It was reported by Variety, that the remake is being handled by “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris, Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, and Ryan Kalil of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. White Man Can’t Jump was originally released in 1992 and starred Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes & Rosie Perez.
Pilot Ordered for New Shonda Rhimes Legal Drama
ABC has ordered up a pilot for a new Shondaland legal drama from “Scandal” scribe Paul Davies as reported by Variety. The untitled project is set in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court. Shonda Rhimes dramas are no stranger to ABC with a slew of successful shows including Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice & Scandal.
Will & Grace Revival Official
NBC has ordered limited 10-episode run for “Will and Grace” that will run during the 2017-18 broadcast season.
Esquire Network Coming to An End
NBCUniversal has elected to shut down Esquire Network Cable Channel. The media conglomerate has decided to relaunch the brand as digital only platform. Esquire Network will continue its cable feed through the summer. The channel was conceived in 2013 as a destination to reach a more mature, affluent male demographic.
‘This Is Us’ Renewed for Seasons 2 and 3 at NBC
‘This Is Us”is getting an early pickup is expected; the show has been renewed for two additional seasons. The show ranks as the top new network series of the season
TNT Renews ‘Major Crimes’ for Season 6 – The series, originally a spin-off of network-maker “The Closer
43rd People’s Choice Awards
Held on January 18, 2017, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California was the People’s Choice Awards. The show honors the best in popular culture for 2016 (music, television, film and social media). The award show was broadcast live on CBS and hosted by Joe Mchale hosted. Check Out of the Full List of Winners
Barack Obama Pens Open Letter Thanking America
On his final day as President of the United States, Barack Obama penned an open letter to the American people thanking them for “Allowing him to Serve them” and for “Making him a Better Man & Leader”.
Spilt starring James McAvoy as Kevin; a man with 23 personalities.
XXX: Return of Xander Cage: Third film in the XXX series and the first to have Vin Diesel in the title role since the original XXX.
The Founder staring Michael Keatomn as Ray Kroc (The businessman that built McDonalds into world’s most successful fast food operation)