Posts Tagged ‘television’

Check out the lagoon set used to film Gilligan’s Island TV show.

// January 31st, 2020 // No Comments » // Movies and TV

Gilligan's island lagoon film set

Although the pilot of Gilligan’s Island was filmed in Hawaii, the rest of the series was filmed on this set. The set, built in 1964, was located on CBS Studio Center’s (old Republic Studios) back lot. The lagoon water is only 4-feet deep.

Climactic closing scene from HBO’s True Detective S01E04 – dare we call it a cinematic masterpiece?

// February 12th, 2014 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

There’s a lot of buzz going around about the climactic scene from Episode 4 of HBO’s new series True Detective. The complicated, single 6-minute tracking shot follows Rust Cohle (played by Matthew McConaughey) fleeing the scene through two homes and the streets of a ghetto in an attempt to make it to the safety of […]

The Big Bang Theory intro – a closer look at the 109 photos used to create the show’s opening sequence

// January 8th, 2014 // No Comments » // Entertainment

The Big Bang Theory television show is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California and includes roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon’s equally geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, mechanical engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali. At […]

TV News Anchors cracking up after awkward Ryan Lochte television interview

// April 21st, 2013 // No Comments » // Geek Humor

A recent interview with eleven-time Olympic swimming medalist Ryan Lochte left news anchors in tears after an awkward TV interview. In the video, news anchors try to maintain a straight face while Lochte struggles with even the simplest of interview questions.

Netflix announces new Sci-Fi series, Sense8, from creators of The Matrix and Babylon 5

// March 31st, 2013 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Following the success of Arrested Development and House of Cards, Netflix has announced a new original series, Sense8. Due in late 2014, it’s being developed by the Wachowskis of The Matrix, V for Vendetta, Cloud Atlas and Speed Racer fame, as well as J. Michael Straczynski, creator of Babylon 5. Details are thin, but the […]

LG announces 100 inch “Laser TV” – throws image on wall from 22 inches

// December 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Hardware

Just ahead of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), LG has announced a television that could become the most talked about piece of gear at CES. The new “Hecto” Laser TV system is designed to project a 100 inch 1080p image onto a screen from just 22 inches away. Unlike traditional projectors that require dark […]

S.H.I.E.L.D. TV show (2013) – status watch – latest news [UPDATE]

// December 19th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. is a planned American television series created by Avengers director and creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly, Joss Whedon, and based on the Marvel Comics shadowy government organization of the same name. It will be produced, beginning in January 2013, by Marvel Television and air on the ABC network, and […]

More reports that Apple is working on Apple-branded TV prototypes

// December 12th, 2012 // No Comments » // Hardware

They are. They aren’t More reports come in today that Apple is working with Asian suppliers to create a new Apple branded TV set. Excitement is high because Steve Jobs had previously stated that Apple had finally cracked the code for a television OS that was as clean and simple as the iPhone. Reportedly, several […]

Available now! Get your ultra-cool, 84 inch Ultra HD TV today for the bargain-basement price of only $16,999

// October 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

LG sold their first Ultra-HD TV yesterday at the bargain-basement price of only $16,999. Yes folks, that’s $3,000 off the MSRP of $19,999. It’s a whopping 84-inch beast boasting 4,000 lines of resolution that’s guaranteed to sear your eyeballs and stretch your optic nerve to the point of snapping. The new TVs went on sale […]

Move over HDTV – Ultra High Definition TV arrives with an eyeball searing 3840 x 2160 resolution and a $20,000 price tag

// October 19th, 2012 // No Comments » // Futuristic Technology

With all the hype over 3D television dying and the HDTV free-for-all all but dead, the Consumer Electronics Association has made the move to ensure the next “big thing” prods customers to empty their pockets for the latest and greatest television experience. Meet “Ultra High Definition” television, the successor to HDTV.

Do you get excited about the weather? This weatherman did in this blooper video.

// October 18th, 2012 // No Comments » // Geek Humor

Do you get excited about the weather? Dan Pope on Utah’s Fox 13 sure did when last month’s Eastern Pacific tropical storm John moved near the California coast. Pope awkwardly positioned himself in front of the green screen and gyrated his hips and thrust his hands to illustrate the movement of the storm while inserting […]

X-Files creator, Chris Carter, working on new TV series project called “The After”

// October 4th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Chris Carter, of X-Files fame, is working on a new sci-fi thriller TV series project title “The After”. The show is being described as “thriller that takes place in the aftermath of a mysterious and unexplained happening”. According to the press release, it will incorporate “”elements of science fiction, suspense, and real-world fear and paranoia”.

New supernatural series from J.J. Abrams and Alfonso Cuaron coming to NBC

// September 23rd, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

J.J. Abrams is teaming up with Alfonso Cuaron (Children of Men, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) to develop a fantasy drama series for NBC television (they have a pilot production commitment). The story will be about “a girl in possession of a great gift/powers — which will come into their own in seven […]

Details on Second Season of American Horror confirmed

// September 20th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

The first season of the hit television series, American Horror Story, debuted on October 5, 2011 and the timing of the second season debut is the only thing seasons one and two will have in common. Season one drew high ratings for the FX network and ended its first season as the biggest new cable […]

New archive of virtually every news program for the past three years

// September 19th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

In an effort to preserve the public works of human kind, has given us another way to relive and reconstruct the past with their new TV News Archive. Containing over 350,000 videos, TV News Archive contains virtually every nationally televised news program for the past three years. New news programs are added each day […]

CW Network working on new Wonder Woman TV show

// September 7th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

According to Vulture, It looks like Wonder Woman (or a slight variant of) could be returning to TV even after last year, NBC cancelled a Wonder Woman project before the pilot even aired.  Following the success of Smallville, which ran on CW and told the story of Superman before he became Superman, the CW network […]