TV Bits: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’, ‘Queen of the World’, ‘The Goldbergs’ and More

/Film | 9/23/2018 | Ben Pearson
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In this edition of TV Bits:

And more!

CBS - All - Access - Netflix - Footsteps

CBS All Access has followed in Netflix’s footsteps and announced that some of its subscribers can now download shows like Star Trek: Discovery for offline mobile viewing. But notice how I said “some of its subscribers?” TechCrunch says this only applies to people who are subscribed to the Commercial Free plan and doesn’t work for those who watch ad-supported content on the streaming service.

Here’s a quick, breezy trailer for Queen of the World, HBO’s upcoming documentary about Queen Elizabeth II. The monarchy is a complicated thing to grapple with for a lot of people, but the tone of this trailer makes this film essentially seem like a puff piece. We’ll see if it takes the time to dig into anything beyond the frills of palace life and the queen’s figurehead status.

Goldbergs - Season - Month - ABC - Seasons

The Goldbergs season 6 is about to premiere later this month on ABC, but before that happens, the first five seasons of the show will be available on TV Land. Wendi McLendon-Covey (Beverly Goldberg) will host a marathon this Sunday, September 23, 2018, and full episodes will be available on VOD and through TV Land’s app and website.

Variety reports that Mexican luchador Blue Demon Jr. is going to be the focus of a barrage of entertainment, including film, television, video games, cartoons, live shows, and publishing. I’m sadly unfamiliar with the character, but the producers claim that he’s on the same level as superheroes like Batman or Superman in Latino culture, so if that’s true, we could be looking at the next big emerging cross-platform franchise.

Bryan - Cogman - Writer - Assistant - Game

Bryan Cogman, who started out as a writer’s assistant on Game of Thrones before becoming a full-fledged writer and co-executive producer on the series, has signed a new exclusive deal with HBO rival Amazon, presumably to develop original content...
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