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Mike Judge Explains Why ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Won’t Drop F-Bombs in New Series and Reveals Secret Message Put in Original Show

Mike Judge has no interest in Beavis and Butt-Head riding on the coattails of nostalgia. He wants his new Paramount+ series to stand on its own, with excellent (and hilarious) storytelling. The second revival of the popular cartoon starring two dimwitted teen boys (both voiced by Judge) will arrive Aug. 4 on Paramount+. Just like […]

‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’ Head Writer Jessica Gao Is Finding the Funny in Marvel

During her childhood, Jessica Gao was so starved for representation on TV, any show that featured an Asian character in any capacity immediately became her favorite. If she saw one in a commercial, she wanted the product. “I was dying to see any small part of myself,” says Gao, a onetime art student whose affections […]

Universal Studios Introduces The Weeknd Maze to Halloween Horror Nights

In a first-of-its-kind experience, Universal Studios Hollywood is collaborating with The Weeknd for an all-new Halloween Horror Nights maze inspired by his record-breaking After Hours album.  “The Weeknd: After Hours Nightmare” will be a part of the popular seasonal attraction this year at both Universal Studios and Universal Orlando, according to the theme park. The […]

‘Batwheels’ Rolls Out First Teaser at San Diego Comic-Con

Warner Bros. Animation’s upcoming action-adventure Batwheels series debuted its first teaser at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday during the studio’s “Comics are Fun for Everyone” panel. Notable for being DC’s first-ever animated Batman preschool series, the crime-fighting Batwheels team includes Bam (the Batmobile), Bibi (the Batgirl cycle), Redbird (Robin’s sports car), Batwing (the Batwing jet […]

Zack Snyder to Guest Star on ‘Teen Titans Go!’ (Exclusive)

Zack Snyder is making his way to Teen Titans Go! The Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League director will be guest starring on an upcoming episode of the popular Cartoon Network series; the news coming Saturday out of San Diego Comic-Con during the “Cartoon Network: Winner Takes” presentation. The Teen Titans Go! panel […]

‘Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head’ Mocks TikTok Video, Puts Fire Obsession Forefront in Series’ First Look (Exclusive)

Cue the chuckling. Cue classic ’90s theme. And, of course, cue the fire because Beavis and Butt-Head are back with an all-new series. The first look at Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head on Paramount+ has arrived, and it starts with a bang — or should that be flame? Introduced at San Diego Comic-Con during the […]

Ryan Reynolds (Jokingly) Argues Some Disney Classics Should’ve Been Rated R for “Irreversible Trauma” as ‘Deadpool’ Comes to Streamer

It was announced on Thursday that Disney+ will be offering its first R-rated film selections since the streamer launched in November 2019 — but the star of two of those films has a bone to pick. The Deadpool movies and Logan will be available on Disney+ beginning Friday, which is great news for Marvel fans, […]

‘Deadpool’ and ‘Logan’ Headed to Disney+, Marking First R-Rated Films to Join Streamer

The Disney+ Marvel film library is about to get even bigger — and the newest additions are a big deal. Deadpool and its sequel, along with Logan, are coming to the streamer on Friday. The additions mark a turning point for Disney+ as they will be the first R-rated movies available on the otherwise (mostly) […]

Comedy Central to Air South Park 25th Anniversary Concert Event (Exclusive)

South Park fans not lucky enough to snag a ticket for the series’ 25th anniversary concert at Red Rocks next month won’t miss out on the party after all. The two-night event on Aug. 9-10 at the historical outdoor Colorado amphitheater — featuring show creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with performances from Primus […]

‘Nope’ Universal Studios Hollywood Set Offers Creepy, Mysterious Addition to Theme Park

Universal Studios Hollywood has a creepy new attraction on the back-lot tour — and it just so happens to make history for the Los Angeles theme park. The prominent Jupiter’s Claim set used in Jordan Peele’s upcoming horror/sci-fi film Nope was disassembled post-production and transported to Universal Studios Hollywood where it was meticulously reconstructed on […]

‘Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head’ Series Gets Paramount+ Premiere Date and Trailer

Hide the lighters. Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head series will arrive on Paramount+ Aug. 4, MTV Entertainment Studios announced Thursday. Along with the premiere news, a trailer for the series dropped, which features all the key elements fans have come to expect from the classic adult cartoon: crass jokes, buffoonery and, of course, fire. Mike […]

‘South Park’ Lambastes Matt Damon, Other Stars Who Peddled Crypto in New Paramount+ Special

[This story contains spoilers for South Park: The Streaming Wars Part 2.]  South Park — as per usual — did not pull any punches when the series went after a number of stars for promoting cryptocurrency prior to the market taking a huge dive this year. In South Park: The Streaming Wars Part 2, the […]