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Naomi Watts Becoming a Gypsy in Netflix Psychological Thriller Series

Naomi Watts will begin to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients’ lives in the upcoming psychological thriller series, ‘Gypsy.’ The two-time Academy Award nominee’s casting in the show has been announced by Netflix, which will stream the 10 one-hour episodes of the drama’s first season next year. The new series is being presented by Universal Television, Working Title and creator-writer Lisa Rubin. ‘Gypsy’ will follow Watts’ character, Jean Holloway, a therapist who begins to develop connections with her patients’ friends and family members. In addition to writing the drama, Rubin will also serve as an executive producer, along with Liza Chasin, Watts, Tim Bevan, Eric  [ Read More ]

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12 Monkeys Premiere Tonight Poster

Manipulating time in order to save and protect mankind’s sense of morality, consciousness and bonds, so that humanity won’t collapse on itself, has always been a gripping and alluring concept that society has always strived to achieve. The riveting, yet equally elusive, theme of people continuously striving to change their fate is set to drive the intense second season of the critically acclaimed hit adventure mystery Syfy series, ’12 Monkeys.’ A new trailer promoting Season 2, which will carve its own unique and groundbreaking narrative path, has been released. The upcoming episodes of ’12 Monkeys’ will also emphasize how the characters strive to redeem themselves following their betrayals in all  [ Read More ]

Witness The Spoils Before Dying When the IFC Mini-Series is Released on DVD

Viewers can refamiliarize themselves with ‘The Spoils Before Dying’ when Anchor Bay releases the IFC comedy mini-series on June 7 on DVD. The home release was announced after Season 2 of the ‘Spoils’ franchise premiered on the cable television network on July 8, 2015. ‘The Spoils Before Dying’ includes six half-hour episodes, and is the second book based on fictional famous author Eric Jonrosh’s first best-selling epic novel, ‘The Spoils of Babylon.’ The mini-series features an all-star cast, including Michael Kenneth Williams, Maya Rudolph, Kristen Wiig and Haley Joel Osment. The second season was produced by Funny Or Die, and Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Nate Young, Andrew Steele and Matt  [ Read More ]

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Ellie-Kemper-Unbreakable-Kimmy-SChmidt

After living in a cult for fifteen years, Kimmy (Ellie Kemper – The Office) decides to reclaim her life and start over in New York City. Armed with just a backpack, light-up sneakers, and a couple of way-past-due library books, she’s ready to take on a world she didn’t even think existed anymore. Wide-eyed but resilient, nothing is going to stand in her way. She quickly finds a new job (working for 30 Rock’s Jane Krakowski), a new roommate (Tituss Burgess – 30 Rock), and a new beginning. The new TV show stars Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Sara Chase, Lauren Adams, and Jane Krakowski. Netflix’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” will return  [ Read More ]

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Billion Dollar Buyer is Betting on Y’all in Series Premiere

Posted by Karen Benardello On March - 22 - 2016 0 Comment
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Billionaire hospitality mogul Tilman J. Fertitta is setting out to make small businesses big with just one life-changing order in the series premiere of his new series, ‘Billion Dollar Buyer.’ In honor of the reality show debuting its first episode, ‘I’m Betting on Y’all,’ tomorrow at 10 PM ET/PT on CNBC, the basic cable business news channel has released several clips and photos from the show. In CNBC’s newest primetime series, Fertitta meets with two local Houston businesses to find products that will spice up his booming restaurants, hotels and casinos. First up is Macaron By Patisse, a sibling-owned specialty dessert shop funded by their parent’s retirement fund. Next up  [ Read More ]

Paul Dano’s War & Peace Mini-series Unfolds on Blu-ray and DVD

Posted by Karen Benardello On March - 20 - 2016 0 Comment
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The glittering elite of St. Petersburg are driven with youthful ambition to find meaning in their lives in the new eight-episode miniseries, ‘War & Peace.’ The British-American historical period drama television serial, which was first broadcast on the UK’s BBC One, before it aired on A&E, Lifetime and History Channel in the United States, is set to be distributed on home release. ‘War & Peace’ will be distributed on Blu-ray and DVD by Anchor Bay Entertainment on May 10, for the suggested retail price of $49.99 and $39.99, respectively. The home release will feature all eight episodes of the miniseries, as well as several bonus features, including: ‘From Page to  [ Read More ]

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Universal Studios Hollywood Takes on the Zombie Apocalypse with The Walking Dead Walk-Through Attraction

The undead are being revived again, as Universal Studios Hollywood is set to open an all-new year-round attraction in Summer 2016 that’s based on AMC’s hit horror thriller series. The Emmy Award-Winning show will be featured in a permanent residency at The Entertainment Capital of L.A. The news of the all-new immersive, cutting-edge attraction was revealed during an exclusive announcement made by Chris Hardwick on Sunday night’s episode of ‘Talking Dead.’ The revelation of the permanent attraction was made after ‘The Walking Dead’ scared fans for years as a signature Halloween Horror Nights maze. The newly enhanced permanent venture will turn the highly sought-after seasonal, limited time experience into an  [ Read More ]

TURN: Washington's Spies Season 2 DVD Giveaway Shows the American Revolution Influencing Modern Spycraft

Americans will always honor the brave soldiers who fought to establish their freedom as their liberated country was becoming to form. But not everyone knows the true struggles and conflicts those troops regularly faced on the battlefield. So in support of those late veterans, viewers can witness the true story of the turncoats of the American Revolution who helped form modern spycraft during the creation of the United States with the upcoming home release of the second season of ‘TURN: Washington’s Spies.’ The sophomore season of the AMC series, which is based on Alexander Rose’s 2007 book, ‘Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s First Spy Ring,’ is set to be  [ Read More ]

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Truth & Power Episode 2 Exclusive Clip Shows Government Overreach Infringing on Civil Liberties

People who are determined to uncover the truth about their society, particularly in how their government is mistreating their fellow citizens, are relying on technology and social media to prove that leaders need to stop infringing on civil liberties. How ordinary people are taking extraordinary lengths to reveal corporate exploitation and the results of government overreach is chronicled in ‘The Origins of Citizen Journalism in Ferguson,’ Shockya’s exclusive clip from this week’s new episode of ‘Truth & Power.’ The episode, ‘Shooting the Messenger,’ which will show how the power balance between police and their communities is changing, will debut tonight at 10pm ET/PT on Pivot. ‘Shooting the Messenger’ examines how  [ Read More ]

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Ellie-Kemper-Unbreakable-Kimmy-SChmidt

After living in a cult for fifteen years, Kimmy (Ellie Kemper – The Office) decides to reclaim her life and start over in New York City. Armed with just a backpack, light-up sneakers, and a couple of way-past-due library books, she’s ready to take on a world she didn’t even think existed anymore. Wide-eyed but resilient, nothing is going to stand in her way. She quickly finds a new job (working for 30 Rock’s Jane Krakowski), a new roommate (Tituss Burgess – 30 Rock), and a new beginning. The new TV show stars Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Sara Chase, Lauren Adams, and Jane Krakowski. Netflix’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” will return  [ Read More ]

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Truth & Power Episode 2 Exclusive Clip Shows Government Overreach Infringing on Civil Liberties

Society is meant to thrive in part because of the public trust it bestows on private institutions and their government. Therefore citizens’ confidence in their leaders’ ability to honestly protect and serve them is understandably and harrowingly broken when the public realizes that their representatives are invading their privacy for their own personal gain. That exploration into how the government’s overreach is infringing upon people’s civil liberties is showcased in Shockya’s exclusive clip for the upcoming second episode of Pivot TV’s docu-series, ‘Truth & Power.’ The video, which is titled ‘Activists Get Computer Hacked,’ details how malware, which is a virus that can steal files, track communications and turn on  [ Read More ]

Falling Skies The Complete Fifth Season Blu-ray Cover

The aliens are set to invade Earth one last time, as TNT is set to distribute ‘Falling Skies: The Complete Fifth Season’ and ‘Falling Skies: The Complete Series’ on Blu-ray and DVD next Tuesday, February 2. The home release of the popular post-apocalyptic drama series was announced after the show’s fifth and final aired last summer on the basic cable network. The Emmy Award-nominated sci-fi series, which debuted in summer 2011, was executive produced by Steven Spielberg, and starred Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Drew Roy and Connor Jessup. In celebration of the epic alien-invasion drama’s home release, Shockya is offering three lucky winners a ‘Falling Skies: The Complete Fifth Season’  [ Read More ]

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Watch the Renaissance Man Protect the Crusade in Da Vinci's Demons' Blu-ray Prize Pack Giveaway

Witness Leonardo da Vinci struggle with his inner demons and outside forces in a battle to shape the future one last time. Anchor Bay Entertainment will release the third and final season of the acclaimed Starz adventure drama, ‘Da Vinci’s Demons,’ on Blu-ray and DVD next Tuesday, January 26. In celebration of the fantasy drama’s home release, Shockya is offering one lucky grand prize winner a ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ Season 1, 2 and 3 Blu-ray prize pack. Another lucky runner up will receive a Season 3 Blu-ray. To enter, email us at ShockyaGiveaway@aol.com. Let us know that you’re entering to win the ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ Blu-ray contest in the email’s  [ Read More ]

Netflix’s Love Gets A New Trailer

Posted by Rudie Obias On January - 18 - 2016 0 Comment
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Created, written and executive produced by Judd Apatow, Paul Rust and Lesley Arfin, Love follows nice guy Gus (Rust) and brazen wild-child Mickey (Gillian Jacobs) as they navigate the exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment, love and other things they were hoping to avoid. Love is an unflinching, hilarious and excruciatingly honest take on modern relationships. Brent Forrester and Dean Holland also serve as executive producers of Love. The new series stars Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust. Produced by Judd Apatow and Lesley Arfin. All 12 episodes of “Love” will hit Netflix on February 19.

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Enter the Bargello Prison in Exclusive Da Vinci's Demons Season 3 Bonus Feature Clip

Witness Leonardo da Vinci struggle with his inner demons and outside forces in a battle to shape the future one last time. In celebration of Anchor Bay Entertainment releasing the acclaimed Starz adventure drama, ‘Da Vinci’s Demons,’ on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, January 26, Shockya has an exclusive bonus feature clip. The video offers viewers a behind the scenes look at the Bargello prison, as well as the Roman street backlot of the historical fantasy series. The complete third season of ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ is now available on Digital HD, which also includes bonus features. The season’s Blu-ray has an SRP of $54.99, while the DVD will sell for  [ Read More ]

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