Hulu Revives ‘Animaniacs’ with 2-Season Order

Twenty years have passed since the beloved “Animaniacs” left the air on The WB Network, and it now has a two season revival straight to series that will live on Hulu thanks to the streaming company, Warner Bros. Animation and Amblin Television. With the deal, the streaming service will own the rights to “Animaniacs,” “Pinky and the Brain,” the subsequent “Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain” and the complete “Tiny Toon Adventures” collection. Those episodes are available to stream now exclusively on Hulu. The revival of “Animaniacs” will air in 2020.…

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Actor Jim Nabors dies at 87

Jim Nabors, who was best known as Gomer Pyle on the “The Andy Griffith Show” has passed away at age 87 in his home in Honolulu. Nabors’ husband, Stan Cadwallader, confirmed his death. He has said that Nabors’ health has been declining for a year and his immune system has been repressed since his liver transplant in 1994. At the time, Nabors’ had come in contact with hepatitis B in India several years earlier after he had bought a contaminated razor and cut himself with it. Nabors’ career had started…

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Disney considers buying 21st Century Fox assets

21st Century Fox

The Walt Disney Company has recently been in talks with Rupert Murdoch’s media company, 21st Century Fox, to buy sizable amounts of the company. This will entail Disney owning 21st Century Fox’s movie and television studios and a handful of TV stations. The talks have reportedly been stalled according to CNBC. Fox shares jumped 10 percent following the CNBC report from $2.48 a share to $27.45. In the report, the Murdoch-controlled company might hand over some of their Los Angeles based properties, including its film studios on Pico Boulevard and…

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“Tonight Show” taping cancelled due to death of Fallon’s mother

Jimmy Fallon

Unfortunately, for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” the show will not go on this week as Jimmy Fallon grives with the loss of his mother. Repeats will air instead, according to a statement from NBC. “On behalf of everyone at NBC, we extend our deepest condolences to Jimmy and all his family at this time of enormous loss,” said NBC in a statement. “Our hearts go out to Jimmy and everyone else whose lives were so touched by Gloria Fallon’s love, kindness and support.” Friday, NBC cancelled a taping…

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“Stranger Things 2” drew 15 million viewers, Nielsen reports

Stranger Things, Season 2

In the past year, “Stranger Things” has become a worldwide phenomenon. With a nostalgic nod to 1980s culture and science fiction elements, the show has something for everyone to enjoy. Just in time for Halloween, the highly anticipated second season of “Stranger Things” was released on Netflix. When it comes to streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu, coming across their viewership numbers is hard to find. However, the research company, Nielsen, seems to have come close to cracking the code. Nielsen reports daily on what people are consuming, watching…

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