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Fall TV First Impression: CBS' S.W.A.T.

13 June 2017 1:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The broadcast networks have nearly 20 shows debuting this fall, including the maiden voyage of Fox’s Orville, The CW’s soapy new Dynasty and NBC’s “true” new Law & Order. To help you prep for it all, TVLine is offering First Impressions of the not-for-review pilots.

Next up on our list….

The Show | CBS’ S.W.A.T. (Thursdays at 10/9c, premiering Nov. 2)

The Competition | NBC’s (relocated) Chicago Fire and ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder

Related Read Our First Impressions of ABC’s The Mayor and The Good Doctor, CBS’ Seal Team and Young Sheldon, and The CW’s »

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TVLine Items: Mr. Robot's New G-Man, Full Frontal Whcd Promo and More

7 April 2017 12:51 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

More feds are coming after Mr. Robot.

Rizwan Manji (Outsourced) will recur during Season 3 of the USA Network drama as Norm, the new partner of Grace Gummer’s FBI agent Dominique Dipierro, our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedMr. Robot Season 3 Pushed to October, Bobby Cannavale Joins Cast

Norm will work with Dominique to investigate the Five/Nine hack.

Manji currently recurs on Syfy’s The Magicians. His other TV credits include Schitt’s Creek, Backstrom and Better Off Ted.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Check out a teaser promo for the Full Frontal With Samantha Bee »

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Santa Clarita Diet season 2 confirmed by Netflix

29 March 2017 9:17 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Joseph Baxter Mar 30, 2017

Santa Clarita Diet season 2 is a go at Netflix with a confirmed renewal of the horror-comedy series.

Netflix won't be falling off the wagon with Santa Clarita Diet. The horror-comedy series, unveiled earlier this year with a series of conceptual promos, may have arrived as a bizarre and random genre amalgam of irreverent comedies with the ubiquitous trope of zombies, but it has apparently managed to make enough of a quantifiable impression with streaming audiences to justify the greenlighting of a second helping.

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Netflix announced the renewal with – what else? – a quirky promo video. While short on specifics, the announced premiere of Santa Clarita Diet season 2 has been (vaguely, for now,) designated for »

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Netflix Renews ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ for Season 2

29 March 2017 7:25 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Netflix has renewed dark comedy “Santa Clarita Diet” for a second season. The streaming juggernaut made the announcement, which you can watch above, via YouTube. Season 2 will premiere in 2018.

Santa Clarita Diet” stars Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore as suburbanite real estate agents Joel and Sheila, who stuck in a bit of a rut until Sheila starts undergoing some changes that leave her craving human flesh. But while Sheila is different from the woman Joel married, the two are committed to making their marriage work, even if that means committing various murders to sate Sheila’s new undead desires. Liv Hewson also stars as Joel and Sheila’s daughter Abby, and Skyler Gisondo is boy-next-door Eric.

As Variety‘s Sonia Saraiya wrote in her review, “What is genuinely great about ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ is just how surprising each plot development is. Because it is unafraid to dabble in gore, murder, or »

- Oriana Schwindt

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Netflix: Movies and TV Shows Leaving in April

24 March 2017 9:23 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Here are the movies and TV shows leaving Netflix in April.

All of the seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will no longer be available starting April 1. The Usual Suspects, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Princess Bride are also some of the films Netflix users should stream in the next few weeks if they want to watch them before they expire. 

Netflix's April additions were just announced. 

Check out the full list below to see what is leaving Netflix in April.

Leaving April 1, 2017

Ally McBeal: Seasons 1 - 5

Angel: Seasons 1 – 5

Better Off Ted: Season »

- THR Staff

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Netflix: Movies and TV Shows Leaving in April

24 March 2017 9:23 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Here are the movies and TV shows leaving Netflix in April.

All of the seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will no longer be available starting April 1. The Usual Suspects, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Princess Bride are also some of the films Netflix users should stream in the next few weeks if they want to watch them before they expire. 

Netflix's April additions were just announced. 

Check out the full list below to see what is leaving Netflix in April.

Leaving April 1, 2017

Ally McBeal: Seasons 1 - 5

Angel: Seasons 1 – 5

Better Off Ted: Season »

- THR Staff

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Say Goodbye to The Princess Bride and Ferris Bueller's Day Off: Here's What's Leaving Netflix in April

22 March 2017 12:32 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

We're all about Netflix and chill these days, but sometimes Netflix actually has zero chill. Case in point: It's trimming the fat and getting rid of what might be your favorite film of all time.  Get ready to part ways with The Princess Bride and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and don't you dare start streaming Ally McBeal. These are just a few of the titles that made their way onto the cut list come April. So what else should we prepare to go missing from the streaming app next month? Fret not, we've got the full list below: April 1 Ally McBeal: Seasons 1 – 5 Angel: Seasons 1 – 5 Better Off Ted: Season »

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Netflix Is Purging a Ton of TV in April

22 March 2017 9:05 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

The time has come. Netflix has announced the titles it's pulling from its catalog in April, and it's a staggering list. There are a handful of movies leaving, but it's really the TV shows that have us devastated. Multiple seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Bones, House, M.D., and Ally McBeal will all disappear into the night. At least there are new shows and movies coming to comfort us, but this is still pretty depressing. Expiring April 1 Ally McBeal, seasons one to five Angel, seasons one to five Better Off Ted, season one Barbershop 2: Back in Business Bones, seasons one to four Buffy the Vampire Slayer, seasons one to seven Chaplin Dollhouse, season one Ferris Bueller's Day Off Firefly House, M.D., seasons one to eight Lie to Me, season one Menace II Society Resident Evil: Extinction Rosewell, seasons one to three Snow Day Stomp the Yard Superman II »

- Maggie Pehanick

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A Handy Guide to Amazon’s Trash Pilots

21 March 2017 6:52 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Are these new pilots from Amazon trash? Of course they are! Here’s a guide.Just Robb Stark over here, wearin’ shades in outer space

Crowds may not be able to fund things, but they can give opinions. Or, at the very least, that’s been the idea behind Amazon’s occasional Pilot Season, generating enthusiasm for their programming by giving ordinary folk like yourself the opportunity to watch pilots and say, gee, this blows and vote them a big n’ meaningful thumbs down. Last year, they took everything, so it might just be a load of promotional nonsense. But it might not.

So, what’s hip in this line of potential programing? Once canceled TV-hands like Steve Dildarian and Amy Sherman-Palladino return with their latest attempts to enthuse audience with binge-worthy hours of spectacle and movie men like James Ponsoldt and Kevin Macdonald try to get into this golden age of TV they’ve been hearing »

- Andrew Karpan

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‘Santa Clarita Diet’: Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant on the ‘Red Ball’ and Other Secrets of the Netflix Comedy

15 February 2017 2:47 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

[Spoilers for “Santa Clarita Diet” Season 1 below.]

For the record, Drew Barrymore appreciates a good zombie pun — especially in the context of discussing “Santa Clarita Diet,” the Netflix comedy created by Victor Fresco (“Better Off Ted”).

Read More: ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Makes a Perfect Case for Watching TV Without Even the Most Trivial of Spoilers

The pun wasn’t intentional on IndieWire’s part; we’d simply asked Fresco how “fleshed out” the mythology for his series during last week’s press day in New York. The series, after all, might be easily described as a zombie show, but those who have seen it know that there’s more to the mystery that transforms Sheila (Barrymore) from the subdued wife and partner of Joel (Timothy Olyphant) into a flesh-craving member of the undead.

As Barrymore grinned at IndieWire’s phrasing, “We know what the rules are, which is what I like — there aren’t a lot of rules, »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘Santa Clarita Diet’: Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant on the ‘Red Ball’ and Other Secrets of the Netflix Comedy

15 February 2017 2:47 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

[Spoilers for “Santa Clarita Diet” Season 1 below.]

For the record, Drew Barrymore appreciates a good zombie pun — especially in the context of discussing “Santa Clarita Diet,” the Netflix comedy created by Victor Fresco (“Better Off Ted”).

Read More: ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Makes a Perfect Case for Watching TV Without Even the Most Trivial of Spoilers

The pun wasn’t intentional on IndieWire’s part; we’d simply asked Fresco how “fleshed out” the mythology for his series during last week’s press day in New York. The series, after all, might be easily described as a zombie show, but those who have seen it know that there’s more to the mystery that transforms Sheila (Barrymore) from the subdued wife and partner of Joel (Timothy Olyphant) into a flesh-craving member of the undead.

As Barrymore grinned at IndieWire’s phrasing, “We know what the rules are, which is what I like — there aren’t a lot of rules, »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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How Drew Barrymore's Gore-Filled Zombie Sitcom Became 1 of TV's Most Relatable New Shows

14 February 2017 1:45 PM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Drew Barrymore is into werewolves. In a small, dimly lit hotel room in New York City surrounded by a group of reporters, she brushes her perfect California-girl beach waves over one plaid-shirted shoulder and smiles while revealing her preference. "Something about a werewolf gets me hot," she laughs. "Sorry, that came out wrong." It's a sentiment that might sound bizarre coming from any other actress, but much like everything else that comes tumbling out of Barrymore's mouth, it's utterly and disarmingly charming. A similar thing can be said about her new Netflix show, Santa Clarita Diet, which somehow transforms a seemingly ridiculous story about a woman who turns into a zombie (of sorts) into a delightful, incredibly disgusting, and feminist half-hour of television. Sitting at the room's small table, Barrymore is flanked by the show's creator, Victor Fresco, and her onscreen husband, Timothy Olyphant, who is more of a vampire guy himself, »

- Quinn Keaney

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'Santa Clarita Diet' Creator on Zombie Comedies, Drew Barrymore and Mistaking Fake Body Parts for Real Ones

3 February 2017 2:20 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Netflix's newest series Santa Clarita Diet stars Drew Barrymore as a suburban realtor who turns in a zombie.

The comedy hails from Victor Fresco, who has spent the majority of his career working in broadcast television on shows like Better Off Ted and Andy Richter Controls the Universe. But the veteran writer-producer decided to jump from network to streaming with his latest creation.

"My agent had advised me that all of his clients working outside of networks are happier," Fresco tells The Hollywood Reporter. "So I thought, let's see what happens."

He fell in love with the creative freedom he »

- Bryn Elise Sandberg

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‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Review: Drew Barrymore Bites Off More Than She Can Chew in a Skin-Deep Netflix Comedy

3 February 2017 11:45 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

On the surface, “Santa Clarita Diet” should provide a lot for fans to talk about. It’s Drew Barrymore’s first TV show as a series regular. It’s Timothy Olyphant’s first starring role since “Justified” wrapped (and his first time leading a comedy, following a great “Grinder” guest arc). And it’s a Netflix comedy with an eye-opening, jaw-dropping, holy-mother of a twist — right off the bat!

But creator Victor Fresco’s two-time track record for cult favorites cut down too quickly (“Better Off Ted” and “Andy Richter Controls the Universe”) falls short of reaching the trifecta. Even if “Santa Clarita Diet” runs 10 seasons, it would have to change drastically to merit any favored status — cult or otherwise. The story of a married couple who are realtors by day and, well, not realtors by night is far too flawed — in its comedic sensibilities, in its rushed rhythms, and »

- Ben Travers

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‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Review: Drew Barrymore Bites Off More Than She Can Chew in a Skin-Deep Netflix Comedy

3 February 2017 11:45 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

On the surface, “Santa Clarita Diet” should provide a lot for fans to talk about. It’s Drew Barrymore’s first TV show as a series regular. It’s Timothy Olyphant’s first starring role since “Justified” wrapped (and his first time leading a comedy, following a great “Grinder” guest arc). And it’s a Netflix comedy with an eye-opening, jaw-dropping, holy-mother of a twist — right off the bat!

But creator Victor Fresco’s two-time track record for cult favorites cut down too quickly (“Better Off Ted” and “Andy Richter Controls the Universe”) falls short of reaching the trifecta. Even if “Santa Clarita Diet” runs 10 seasons, it would have to change drastically to merit any favored status — cult or otherwise. The story of a married couple who are realtors by day and, well, not realtors by night is far too flawed — in its comedic sensibilities, in its rushed rhythms, and »

- Ben Travers

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Why 'Santa Clarita Diet' Is the Drew Barrymore Comeback We've Been Waiting For

3 February 2017 6:22 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Meet suburban zombie Drew Barrymore – she's just like another other sun-kissed California girl, except she's got a nasty habit of feasting on human flesh. When we first see her in Santa Clarita Diet, the excellent new Netflix comedy, her real-estate agent Sheila is selling houses outside L.A., living the low-key minivan life with her husband Joel (Timothy Olyphant, of Deadwood and Justified fame) and their sassy teenage daughter. Then one day, something weird happens – she starts puking buckets of toxic waste and suddenly gets an insatiable lust for the taste of dead people, »

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Santa Clarita Diet Review: Un-Death Becomes Her

3 February 2017 12:21 AM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

It seems impossible that a new television show about the undead could possibly offer anything fresh.

The mere thought of the undead bring up visions of a pleathora of zombie shows already on the air. Whether it's violent horror or light-hearted attempt at comedy, we're already doing it.

But before Netflix's Santa Clarita Diet, Victor Fresco (Better Off Ted), hadn't yet joined the fray. Suddenly the smell of death is sweet again.

There are many ways to look at what Fresco is offering with his look at the sudden eruption of undead in suburbia. It's a reminder that life is short – and ironic, too – since it's often under the worst circumstances that we come to realize the beauty that already surrounds us.

It's also an effective tale of a marriage that needed a boost, a look at commitment and what it's like to stand by your partner through the good times and the really, »

- Carissa Pavlica

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Drew Barrymore: Netflix’s ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ ‘Totally Liberated Me’

2 February 2017 9:56 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In her first foray into television, Drew Barrymore portrays Sheila, one half of a mild-mannered suburban couple (with onscreen husband Timothy Olyphant) selling real estate and raising their teenage daughter. One day, Sheila begins to crave the taste of human flesh.

At the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, Barrymore, Olyphant, and show creator Victor Fresco celebrated the premiere of the Netflix original series on Wednesday with lots of grisly props and a blood-and-gore-themed party.

Barrymore beamed on the red carpet as she fielded questions about her newest role, “The show is about human relationships and family. It goes beyond wacky.” Barrymore added, “When you think something could be the wrong timing for your life, it can be the thing that actually ends up making you a lot happier. This show gave something to my personal life. I needed a wake-up call. I was not in the best place, and it totally liberated me.”

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- Diane Gordon

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10 Best Movies and TV Shows to Stream in February

1 February 2017 8:35 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

February means Valentine's Day, and whether you're Netflix-and-chill-ing (are we still saying that?) or staving off feelings of crushing loneliness, streaming is a must. This month, you can either celebrate the lovelorn holiday with Mindy Kaling's ode to romcoms and a sensual evening with Michael Bolton, or fully embrace your singlehood with the cynical bleakness of an indie flick with the perfect title for the Trump era. And who doesn't love a good ol' chipper cannibalism comedy, regardless of his or her relationship status? Here's your go-to streaming guide for the next month. »

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Santa Clarita Diet Season 1 Review

29 January 2017 7:00 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Ten episodes were provided prior to broadcast.

Dark comedy doesn’t come easily. It requires a deft touch, an uncompromising vision, an unflinching disregard for general wide audience appeal. That doesn’t come naturally to Hollywood. Likewise, edgy suburban satires are just as difficult to perfect. The seedy underbelly of American outskirts is ground well-trenched and, well, over-spoiled. Few rise to the standards bestowed by Blue Velvet or The Virgin Suicides, to name a couple, and even fewer find a premise unexplored, or worth exploring, in that confined environment. That’s why it was safe to dismiss Netflix’s residential horror-comedy Santa Clarita Diet at first. After all, what could it bring to the table?

Created by Victor Fresco (Better Off Ted), Santa Clarita Diet follows Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila Hammond (Barrymore), two high school sweethearts-turned-mundane suburbanite realtors struggling to keep their profits high while raising their sarcastic teenage »

- Will Ashton

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