Tag Archives: television

New York Comic Con Coverage: Here’s What’s Coming

New York Comic Con Coverage: Here’s What’s Coming

Reading Time: 3 minutes New York Comic Con by Reed Pop, from October 3-6, 2019. New York Comic Con is a massive event taking place from October 3-6. It would be impossible to cover the con in full. But the GeekFamilyNetwork is going to do their best to bring you as much as possible in… Read More

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Full ‘Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Trailer

Full ‘Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Trailer

Reading Time: 1 minute Netflix has dropped a new, full-length trailer for the upcoming Dark Crystal series, and we’re getting even more excited. Let us know what you think in the comments!   Click through to read all of “Full ‘Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Trailer” at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, please support… Read More

She-Ra at SDCC: “Don’t Get Too Comfortable With The Status Quo”

She-Ra at SDCC: “Don’t Get Too Comfortable With The Status Quo”

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Don’t get too comfortable with the status quo.” The foreboding comment from Adora’s voice actor, Aimee Carrero, closed out a solid She-Ra panel. DreamWorks showed clips from the new season at San Diego Comic Con, and I walked away impressed with the show’s content. Executive producer Noelle Stevenson setup the coming… Read More

The De-Queering of ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’

Reading Time: 3 minutes The recent Netflix-sponsored re-translation of the iconic anime removes LGBT themes. We reached out the series’ English translator to learn more. The recent Netflix-sponsored re-localization of Neon Genesis Evangelion, an incredibly famous and influential anime from the 1990s, appears to erase queer interactions between the protagonist, Shinji, and his friend Kaworu.… Read More

‘Star Trek: Picard’ Teaser Arrives

‘Star Trek: Picard’ Teaser Arrives

Reading Time: 1 minute The first teaser for the new Picard-centric series had hit, and we’re only getting more excited. I really can’t wait to see what this is going to be like. Does this mean that the Picard family vineyards are going to be a major setting? Click through to read all of “‘Star… Read More

Voltron Partners Not Responsible for Failures in Gay Inclusion; Sources Dispute Claim From DreamWorks Staff

Voltron Partners Not Responsible for Failures in Gay Inclusion; Sources Dispute Claim From DreamWorks Staff

Reading Time: 9 minutes DreamWorks, Joaquim Dos Santos, and Lauren Montgomery, after claiming to make content “as inclusive as possible,” failed to follow basic best practices on handling diverse characters respectfully, ignored clear warnings that their depictions were harmful, and attempted to blame external partners to hide their studio’s mistakes. “Each and every one of… Read More

She-Ra, Fandom, and Diversity in Media at ECCC

Reading Time: 5 minutes Last weekend at Emerald City Comic Con, I managed to chat briefly with Noelle Stevenson on fandom safety, and diversity in animation. Stevenson has worked on the comics Nimona and Lumberjanes, has won Eisner awards for both, and is the current showrunner for DreamWorks’ She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. Sean… Read More

Celebrate International Women’s Day with ‘She-Ra’!

Celebrate International Women’s Day with ‘She-Ra’!

Reading Time: 1 minute Today is International Women’s Day, and the team behind She-Ra and the Princesses of Power have a message for you! My family has been watching the show on Netflix, and we’ve really enjoyed it: it has a racially diverse, mostly female cast, and great messages about friendship and strength, plus a shining… Read More

Can You Tell Me How to Get to the ‘Sesame Street’ Archive?

Can You Tell Me How to Get to the ‘Sesame Street’ Archive?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image courtesy of Sesame Worksho For nearly 50 years, Sesame Street has engaged the minds of children through a television program designed specifically for a young audience. Generations of children have grown up watching Bert and Ernie, Cookie Monster, Grover, Big Bird, the Count, and Oscar the Grouch while learning about… Read More

‘Good Omens’ Title Sequence Gets Us Even More Excited

‘Good Omens’ Title Sequence Gets Us Even More Excited

Reading Time: 1 minute Amazon has just dropped the opening title sequence for the upcoming Good Omens, based on the amazing book by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, which will star David Tennant and Michael Sheen (and feature a whole host of other amazing actors). It’s everything you might have hoped for, with a Monty Python… Read More

This Week in Horror: Chucky on TV and a Dark Universe Reboot?

This Week in Horror: Chucky on TV and a Dark Universe Reboot?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Haven’t you heard? We’re in a horror renaissance. After 2018 gave us the most successful year for horror movies, well…ever, 2019 is already shaping up to challenge that title. Not only have we already been graced by newly minted Oscar winner and horror maestro Jordan Peele’s trailer for Us, there are… Read More

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Episode 2: Recap, Reactions, and Ruminations – “New Eden”

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Episode 2: Recap, Reactions, and Ruminations – “New Eden”

Reading Time: 5 minutes Welcome to another week where we recap, react to, and ruminate about Star Trek: Discovery. Star Trek: Discovery season 2 episode 2 again hit many points that fans felt were missing in season 1. This post will contain mild spoilers, so don’t read ahead until you have watched season 2 episode… Read More

‘She-Ra and the Princesses of Power’ Season 2 Announced

‘She-Ra and the Princesses of Power’ Season 2 Announced

Reading Time: 1 minute She-Ra! Image provided by DreamWorks Animation. The new She-Ra and the Princesses of Power series was a big hit among many fans, new and old. And, thankfully, season 2 was just announced! Who wants more #SheRa and the Princesses of Power? pic.twitter.com/ESbKrg2ESJ — She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (@DreamWorksSheRa) January… Read More