Update 6/16: The CW has moved up two premiere dates to earlier in the summer!
Crooner and Tell Me a Story will both premiere earlier than planned. Instead of debuting the fall, the Canadian series and the CBS All Access show will launch Wednesday, August 5 and Tuesday, July 28, respectively. Both will air at 9/8c.
UK comedy will debut on Tuesday, August 18 at 8/7c. Additionally, The CW acquired four reality shows to fill out the summer lineup including Killer Camp, Being Reuben, Taskmaster, and Fridge Wars.
Original Post 5/14:
The coronavirus pandemic has affected the television landscape more than we’d like to admit.
Since mid-March, most TV show productions have been shuttered due to the outbreak, and with things so uncertain, it’s unclear when shows will begin filming again.
Naturally, this affects the upcoming season.
Many networks have been improvising with FOX revealing a 2020-2021 lineup that revolves heavily around NFL (pending the season returns on time) and animated shows.
Now, The CW has made a bold move and unveiled their fall 2020-2021 schedule, which reveals that most of its scripted dramas will be pushed back until the spring 2021 TV season.
The network is filling the schedule with completed series’ and streaming shows like Swamp Thing and Tell Me a Story, acquired from DC Universe and CBS All Access, respectively, to fill in the gaps. International shows Dead Pixels and Coroner will also fill out the schedule.
The only new series airing will be the final episodes, which were finalized prior to COVID-19, of Supernatural.
Peep the [updated in late June] schedule below:
- 8/7c pm: Two Sentence Horror Stories
- 9/8c pm: Pandora
- 8/7c: Whose Line Is It Anyway? (two episodes)
- 9/8c: Penn & Teller: Fool Us
- 8/7c: Swamp Thing
- 9/8c: Tell Me a Story
- 8/7c pm: Devils (Patrick Dempsey drama)
- 9 pm: Coroner
- 8/7c: Supernatural (final season)
- 9/8c: The Outpost
- 8/7c pm: Masters of Illusion
- 9/8c pm: World’s Funniest Animals
All scripted dramas including Riverdale, Nancy Drew, Batwoman, Legacies, and more will be held until January 2021. This include new series orders for Superman and Louis and Jared Padelecki’s Walker, Texas Ranger spinoff.
Check out that schedule below:
- 8/7c: Batwoman
- 9/8c: Charmed
- 8/7c: All American
- 9/8c: Black Lightning
- 8/7c: The Flash
- 9/8c: Superman & Lois
- 8/7c: Riverdale
- 9/8c: Nancy Drew
- 8/7c: Walker
- 9/8c: Legacies
- 8/7c: Penn and Teller: Fool Us
- 9/8c: Whose Line Is It Anyway?
The Arrowverse spinoff Green Arrow and the Canaries and an untitled The 100 prequel are awaiting a decision.
The CW also ordered the Kung Fu reboot and The Republic of Sarah.
This MTV Board Game Is Here to Test Your Musical Knowledge
If you’re patiently waiting for the MTV VMAs to air on August 30, we have something that might make the time pass faster and give you something to do with friends and family during quarantine.
Big Potato’s brand-new game for music lovers called “MTV, The Throwback Music Party Game” is here to test your musical knowledge.
“Switch over to a music party game for adults and teens that’s filled with all the biggest hits from the ’80s, ’90s and ’00s. It’s time for a blast from the past, specially made for the MTV generation,” the game description reads.
In order to play, you must break up into to separate teams and get ready to go through your whole musical catalog!
To win the game, you have to be the first team to collect all the awards from the eight categories: The Brits, Award-Winning Videos, Best of Unplugged, Pop Anthems, Hip Hop Hits, Headbangers, Teenage Angst, and Queens of MTV.
There are a few rounds including the “quick-fire buzzer round,” which requires one member from each team to face off head-to-head as they try to think of a song that fits the description of their specific category in 15-seconds.
The first person to run out of time loses this round, giving the winning team an advantage into the Artist Round.
There’s also an “artist round,” that requires your team to guess three songs in 30 seconds. You can give clues using one word, speaking the lyrics, or belting out the song at full volume.
The game is suitable for all ages, but I think those who grew up watching MTV, Total Request Live, and all the award shows will strike gold!
If you want your MTV, the game retails for $20 at Target, but you have to wait a bit because it’s currently “sold out.”
You’re Going to Want These Festive ‘Elf’ Coffee Creamers When the Holidays Roll Around
If you think it’s too soon to talk about Christmas in July, you’re right. But how am I not supposed to talk about Christmas when International Delight just announced that’s its preparing to unleash the best new item for the holiday season: Elf-inspired coffee creamer!
The Instagram account @candyhunting gave followers a sneak peak at the new creamer.
The Elf packaging envelops three different flavors.
The yellowish bottle will feature the new flavor, caramel waffle cookie.
Seasonal favorite peppermint mocha will be available in the red bottle.
And lastly, frosted sugar cookie will be at your disposable in the green bottle.
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International Delight is bringing Elf to the refrigerated shelf! New Caramel Waffle Cookie (think stroopwafel) creamer is joining returning Peppermint Mocha and Frosted Sugar Cookie with new Elf designs! These are already starting to hit shelves, so be on the lookout. Huge thanks to International Delight's PR group for sending the creamers!
“These are already starting to hit shelves, so be on the lookout,” Candy Hunting wrote in the caption of the post: “Huge thanks to International Delight’s PR group for sending the creamers!”
You know it’s serious when we haven’t even passed Halloween and yet people are scavenging for holiday coffee creamers to add to their iced coffee.
You would think that since the flavors are inspired by the 2003 hit film, the flavors would be a bit more on-par with Buddy’s taste buds.
One comment even pointed out the huge oversight on the company’s part writing: “What an opportunity for maple syrup and they didn’t take it!”
While it makes sense, I doubt the flavor would go over too well with the general public. Though, no judgement if you’re into that sorta thing.
Another user referenced a classic line in the film with the comment: “I wonder if these make the world’s best cup of coffee.”
Which one do you want to try eventually when the holiday season rolls around?
And…. is it too early to curl up on the couch and watch Elf? Asking for a friend, obviously.
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