PHOTOS: Television Motion Picture Car Club Annual Car Show & Flavor of LA

TweetAmericaJR’s Steven Valline was LIVE at CBS Studio Center in Studio City, Calif. for The Television Motion Picture Car Club’s Annual Car Show in conjunction with the inaugural Flavor of LA. Flavor of LA will feature food and beverage sampling from some of the best restaurants in Los Angeles, along with a beer and wine garden (with craft beers, wines and cocktails) and of course the TMPCC Annual Car Show. Their members will be display some very special vehicles, including sequential serial numbered 1969 Boss 302 Ford Mustangs, Kenny Pfitzer’sRead More

Movie Review: “Batman & Bill” original documentary from Hulu

Tweet Part of the legend of Batman is that he’s the world’s greatest detective.  Another part of the legend is that Batman is more than a symbol as well as a mask.  What else?  The legend of Batman was inspired by two legendary masked crime-fighters: Zorro, the Fox who marked his sword of justice for all as the original Caped Crusader, and the Shadow, the original Dark Knight who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of all men. While he has been considered to be an urban myth, BatmanRead More

Superhero Sunday: ‘Gotham’ rises for a fourth season renewal

Tweet“Gotham” won’t fall into cancellation, as FOX renews the Batman prequel series for a fourth season. Whereas CW’s “Supergirl” is the sophomore light, “Gotham” remains the dark of comic-book/superhero television in its third season as the ‘Mad City’ known for both the rise and wrath of villains such as Oswald Cobblepot/the Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor), Edward Nygma/the Riddler (Cory Michael Smith), Selina Kyle/Catwoman (Camren Bicondova), Poison Ivy (Maggie Geha), Jervis Tetch/the Mad Hatter (Benedict Samuel), Firefly, Mr. Freeze (Nathan Darrow) … and, of course, the Joker. But Gotham is alsoRead More

Superhero Saturday: DC Comics’ Black Lightning joins the CW alongside ‘Supergirl-Flash-Arrow-Legends’

TweetThe CW is about to get more braver and bolder in jolting down another DC Comics superhero bolt, as the network picks up “Black Lightning” for the 2017-18 season.  The first African-American superhero of DC Comics, the series will be the latest from Greg Berlanti, who’s also the executive producer of the four-night “Supergirl”–“Flash”–“Arrow”–“Legends of Tomorrow” superhero ‘Invasion’. “Hart of Dixie” alumni Cress Williams will suit up in the role of Jefferson Pierce, a man who comes out of superhero retirement to become the Black Lightning once again when heRead More

‘Taken’ Thursday: NBC renews the series for a second season without showrunner Alex Cary

TweetNBC won’t literally be Taken off the air – if you can or cannot understand the meaning -, but the network has renewed the spy/thriller drama for a second season of 16 episodes … with a twist. According to via Deadline, series developer Alex Cary has ‘Taken’ himself off as both showrunner and executive producer, as the show is set to be rebooted for the new season as more of a procedural drama.  The hunt for a new showrunner is beginning, yet it remains to be clear whether TakenRead More

Fun Friday: Official first trailer of Marvel’s ‘The Defenders’

TweetThe battle of New York made Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, Captain America, Hawkeye, and Black Widow into a team of ‘Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’ known as Marvel’s The Avengers.  Now comes ‘The war for New York’ that will make Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist into ‘a team’ called Marvel’s The Defenders – loosely on the word ‘team’ for a quartet of loners, outsiders, rebels, and renegades. Here’s the line-up: Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Charlie Cox): the ‘blind ninja’ attorney who made a difference in Hell’s Kitchen as the loneRead More

PHOTOS: A Tour of the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo visited the Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) during his recent visit to downtown Chicago. Its mission is “to collect, preserve, and present historic and contemporary radio and television content as well as educate, inform and entertain through our archives, public programs, screenings, exhibits, publications and online access to our resources.” The Museum of Broadcast Communications is one of only three museums dedicated to broadcast history in the nation. Chicago hosted the first televised presidential debate, between Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy, on September 26, 1960.Read More

WATCH: Jeannie Mai from “The Real” at 2017 Go Red for Women Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from The Somerset Collection in Troy, Mich. for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women luncheon. In this video, watch for the keynote speech by Jeannie Mai, television correspondent and co-host of “The Real.”  She supports the campaign because it helps women of all nationalities take charge of their health. In addition to the expo and silent auction, attendees heard an inspiring message from the noted celebrity. Mai talked about her uncle who passed away from heart disease and some lifestyle changes that she madeRead More

PHOTOS: “Here’s Johnny: The Making of the Tonight Show, Starring Johnny Carson” @ Museum of Broadcasting in Chicago

Trailer Thursday: Marvel’s ‘Iron Fist’

TweetSt. Patrick Day may be a lucky day for the Irish, but this will be the day for both “Game of Thrones”‘ Finn Jones and his character Danny Rand, who will fulfill his destiny as the fourth and final Defender known as Marvel’s “Iron Fist”. When he was ten years old, young Danny Rand became the lone survivor of a plane crash that caused the death of his parents.  Now, after years of being presumed dead, he returns home to New York to reclaim his name and his birthright: RandRead More