Looking back at ‘The Simpsons’ and its Arab version as Homer’s odyssey continues

The first episode of animated sitcom “The Simpsons” (“Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire”) aired in the US on Fox on December 17, 1989. At the time, the humorous take on a dysfunctional family already had a cult following thanks to a series of shorts on “The Tracey Ullma

Netflix announces plans to crack down on users who share login details

Part of the joy of Netflix is being able to set up several profiles, allowing you and your family members to watch different programmes simultaneously.However, many people take things one-step further, sharing their login details between different households, something Netflix has announced it is

It’s the time! Grease to come back as TV show

 Cannes - “Grease” is about to come roaring back with a small screen version called “Grease: Rydell High,” named after the high school in which the 1978 movie was based. With a big screen prequel to the musical also in the pipeline, Warner Media/Entertainment chairman R

'El Camino': Who was the letter for? Where did Jesse go? All your questions answered

Pathos-packed Jesse Pinkman is gracing our screens again thanks to this weekend's release on Netflix of El Camino, the Breaking Bad spin-off film that picks up right after the end of 2013's finale Felina. Remember, the series finale six years ago saw Walter White bleeding out and Jesse Pinkman drivi

Lord of the Rings TV series: Bearded men, missing teeth and people over 200cm wanted

Talent agencies are calling on Kiwis with specific looks to apply to be part of Amazon's Lord of the Rings TV series. It was confirmed in September after months of speculation that the series would be filmed in Auckland and shooting would begin early next year. Auckland Tourism, Events and Economi

Why 'Peaky Blinders' has struck a chord around the world

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight is trying to put his finger on why his historical gangster drama, “this unfashionable, Birmingham-set thing” that had always been in his mind, has struck such a chord around the world. Simply being able to make his pet project in the first place was a

Why a Friends Revival Will Never, Ever Happen

Fans holding out hope for a Friends revival will be disappointed to learn that the sitcom’s creators—Marta Kauffman, David Crane, and Kevin Bright—have no plans ever to reboot the show, which ended in 2004. “We will not being doing a reunion show. We will not be doing a rebo

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