We’d like to thank everyone that came out to Famous Faces and Funnies to watch the recording of the show! We apologize for not being able to go live from the location – We’re working on it!
A special thanks to Fawad Siddiqui for making it up from Miami to join the show and to Rick Shea for joining the panel and allowing us to record at his awesome comic shop!
As you know we took to our social media sites asking people to tell us their thoughts and experiences regarding the man of steel and we were going to give a prize to our favorite comment. Well the winning comment goes to a user over on Google+ – HAROLD HIRSCH with the following comment:
Steven Moffat offers up a primer for the upcoming Day of The Doctor:
The Bringer of Darkness, the Oncoming Storm, the Doctor, the Warrior – A Time Lord! The 50th Anniversary features Matt Smith, David Tennant and a mysterious incarnation played by John Hurt. Only one appears in the mini episode, The Night of the Doctor. But which? 23.11.13
With the recent Success of shows like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, another announcement has recently been made that has Marvel fans both squee-ing and cringing. In conjunction with Netflix, Marvel is developing four new Super Hero series to have 13 episode runs using the streaming only medium. These heroes are Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage.
For the most part, anyone who knows me knows that I tend to love all things Whedon. This started with Buffy the Vampire Slayer (the show, not the 1992 film that loosely embodied what he wanted the character to be), continued with Angel, went full tilt with Firefly & Serenity, Dr. Horrible, and fluttered with Dollhouse. Then Mr. Whedon took to the big screen with arguably the best SuperHero movie ever made (and the 3rd highest grossing film of all time), The Avengers, and in the process became Consigliere for Marvel’s big screen franchises in the process (possibly the smartest move Marvel has ever made). Now Whedon has come back to the small screen with the Marvel Cinematic universe’s spin-off Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. which thus far has been pretty solid – and it is this solidity that concerns me.
We all need to remember that while Mr. Whedon is the creative force behind everything I have mentioned, he is not the only one responsible for every episode. There have been many great Whedon alums that penned some of the best episodes we’ve seen. Such marvelous names as Jane Espenson, Marti Noxon, David Fury, Drew Goddard, Tim Minear, and David Greenwalt just to name a few. All of these writers helped to shape the characters that I love – but when the truly heavy hitting was needed – Here comes Joss.
Last night I attended my first viewing of Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D. on the big screen courtesy of Cinamaworld of Melbourne and Famous Faces and Funnies! I loved being able to share the viewing experience with other fans of the franchise in real life. For the series premier I shared the experience in the Twitterverse which was fun – but it was nice to be with live people, getting to see their reactions and what they do and do not catch.
Fall’s buzziest new drama had a super-powered premiere Tuesday night: ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. — a show so big it takes two company names to officially describe it — delivered 11.9 million viewers and a 4.6 adults 18-49 rating. That makes S.H.I.E.L.D. TV’s highest-rated drama debut in nearly four years (since ABC’s Vpremiere in November, 2009).
That adult demo number is particular impressive given the show’s time slot. S.H.I.E.L.D. had to self-start at 8 p.m. — no lead-in — and ran against huge competition: NBC’s The Voice and CBS’ NCIS are two of the most popular shows on television. And how did it stand up? S.H.I.E.L.D. (recap here) actually managed to tie the two-hour The Voice overall in the demo (4.6) — and beat it head-to-head during the 8 p.m. hour — while trouncing the return ofNCIS in the demo (3.4), though obviously losing among total viewers (19.4 million).
Anyone who who has spent any time on our twitter account or follows us on Get Glue (something I just recently started actively using and am still adjusting to) knows that I have been completely bowled over the Aaron Sorkin’s latest television masterpiece “The Newsroom.” If you know me a little better you’d know that I am huge fan of just about everything Sorkin has been a part of, with the exception of The Social Network – I could just care less about how Facebook came to be. The writing on The Newsroom wonderful, the acting is wonderful and I recently openly declared my love for a fictional character as a result.
— The M Cluster (@TheMCluster) September 21, 2013
But this post is not about my love for Mackenzie McHale (or any other fictional characters I may have been in love with – looking at you C.J. Craig), or Aaron Sorkin, or really even about The Newsroom, which I am just catching up on because I no longer have cable television because Brighthouse Networks it a poor excuse for a cable company – but that is another story, forgive the digression. No this post is about what I feel is an injustice that is being done to one of the actresses in this show – Olivia Munn.