Welcome to the first edition of the BCTV Daily Dispatch, where we take a look back at what caught everyone’s attention on TV, cable and streaming over the past 24 hours (a good sign of support from Prodigal son fans there). And just in case you missed any items in the last day, we’ve hand-curated a few items that are worth your time as well. From there, we dive into TV history to see what happens, and then end things with a “random thought” that should do Friday the 13th: The series fans are smiling (with a chance to subscribe to our newsletter).
To get started, here’s a look at what’s been happening on reader radars over the past 24 hours, ranging from princess diana, Jack Quaid, and Saturday Night Live at Kim’s convenience, Gina Carano, #SaveProdigalSon and more:
10. BBC cuts Ian Hislop’s Diana review of Have I Got News For You
9. My Adventures with Superman: Jack Quaid Humbly Rocks the “S” Shield
8. Saturday Night Live Season 46: Che & Jost Swap, SNL Reflects & More
7. Dark Side of the Ring Season 3 releases “Becoming Warrior” trailer
6. Trese: Netflix shares trailer, preview images for horror / crime anime
5. Motherland: Fort Salem Season 2 Previews: Now The Witch Hunt Begins
4. Ian Hislop talks about Princess Diana in tonight have I heard from you
3. Kim’s Convenience: Simu Liu considers the show’s cancellation “a betrayal”
2. Star Wars: Rangers of the New Republic Gina Carano Collateral damage?
1. Prodigal Son: Tom Payne publishes at the end of the series; #SaveProdigalSon campaign
And here are a few more articles to add to your reading lists, ranging from Michael che and Dave Bautista to our Adventure Time: Distant Lands and My Hero Academia reviews, a third Rick and morty trailer, and Debbie gibson speaking Lucifer Star Tom ellis:
Saturday Night Live: Michael Che explains why SNL Thor Sketch didn’t happen
Dave Bautista wants to know who votes for “Slimy Cuck” Ted Cruz
Adventure Time: DL Together Again Review: Welcome Return from Jake and Finn
Lucifer Season 5: Debbie Gibson teases the ‘surreal’ musical experience
My Hero Academia Season 5 Episode 9 “Early Bird” review: Bakugo shines
Rick and Morty Deus Ex Machina Ce S ** t in New Season 5 Trailer
TODAY IN TELEVISION: Some seriously fair birthday wishes to the actor John C. Reilly, with impressive television programming that includes Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job !, Check it out! with Dr Steve Brule, the recent Moon base 8, and HBO’s upcoming Untitled Los Angeles Lakers project. Serious birthday vibes also go to the writer and producer Greg Berlanti, who do you know Dawson’s Creek, Riverdale, you, this little thing called The CW’s “Arrowverse”, Titans, and the next one The Green Lantern and The Strange Adventures of DC series for HBO Max (to name a few).
RANDOM THINKING: Has anyone attempted a reboot, remake, or (hopefully) sequel to the incredible 1987-1990 series subscribed to Friday the 13th: The series? Go, even for adults Rick and morty name-dropped it in “Something Ricked This Way Comes”…
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