American Idol Renewed for Season ‘3’ at ABC as Costly Judging Panel Braces for a Possible Shakeup

ABC’s votes are in: American Idol will return for an 18th season (its third on ABC), TVLine has learned. Though an exact premiere date has yet to be announced, it’s safe to assume that the search for America’s next superstar will resume sometime in Jan. 2020. With ratings down sharply vs. Season 2, rumors abound […]

Ratings: Superstore Eyes Possible Season Highs, Grey's Matches Low

Pending adjustment due to ACC basketball preemptions in some NBC, CBS and CW markets…. NBC’s Superstore this Thursday drew 3.7 million total viewers and a 1.0 demo rating, up 19 and 25 percent to mark season highs. A.P. Bio (2.4 mil/0.7) and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2.3 mil/0.7) in turn are both currently up a tenth, while […]

Arrow to End With Shortened Season 8 — Though Stephen Amell Hints at Possible Future Encores Beyond That

Oliver Queen is hanging up his bow and arrow: The CW’s flagship DCTV series Arrow will end its run with an abbreviated Season 8. Star Stephen Amell made the announcement on Twitter, writing, “Playing Oliver Queen has been the greatest professional experience of my life… but you can’t be a vigilante forever.” The actor went […]

Kim Possible Star on That Big Twist, Possible Sequel — Grade the Movie

Disney Channel on Friday introduced a new generation of viewers to Kim Possible, a teen action hero who effortlessly juggles saving the world and maintaining a flawless report card. (See, students of Riverdale? It can be done!) Essentially playing out as a 90-minute episode — complete with Christina Milian’s iconic theme song — the live-action movie […]

Possible omen of NHL work stoppage as league, players' association abandon World Cup in 2020

The NHL and NHL Players' Association have given up on the possibility of staging the next World Cup of Hockey in September 2020 but will continue collective bargaining talks. In separate statements released Wednesday, the league and NHLPA announced that there's not enough time to put together a World Cup in roughly 20 months. The sides […]

Trump sent 80 US troops to Gabon over possible violence in DR Congo

Citing the possibility of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, US president Donald Trump has deployed 80 troops with “appropriate equipment” and aircraft to the nearby Gabon, he informed Congress in a letter. The first members of this US contingent arrived in Libreville, Gabon on January 2, Trump said in a letter sent […]

How to delete your Facebook and Instagram accounts — or, at least, lock them down as tightly as possible (FB)

Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images A growing number of people are talking about deleting their Facebook accounts after all the company’s scandals. Here’s how to delete your Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp accounts, thus wiping your data from the Facebook empire entirely.  And if you can’t or don’t want to leave Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp wholesale, we’ve pulled […]

State Department warns of possible holiday Terrorist Attack in Barcelona

The US State Department has issued a warning to tourists planning to travel to Barcelona, Spain over the holiday season of an increased chance of a terrorist attack around Christmas and the New Year. The State department tweeted its travel warning on Sunday, suggesting that visitors to Spain over the holiday season should be wary […]

Bohemian Rhapsody 2: Brian May teases possible SEQUEL from Live Aid to Freddie's death

The Freddie Mercury biopic was a box office smash, but could there be a sequel? Bohemian Rhapsody follows the late Queen singer’s early life up until Live Aid in 1985. At this point in the film, Freddie had told his fellow bandmates he was HIV positive. However, the film ended before his decline and ultimate […]