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Lucy Lawless has been a feminist pop culture icon for 20 years - and she’s still making projects we’re excited about. BUST got the inside scoop on her latest project - plus old favorites - during a roundtable interview at San Diego Comic Con. Though Lawless pointed out that there were other strong female characters before Xena: Warrior Princess, we have to say that Xena makes Jon Snow look like a pretty-haired boy with a sword in comparison. Xena didn’t need men to tell her what to do, and she kicked ass like none other. Read More
As sci-fi geeks and unknowing civilians world over are aware, Star Trek has left a seismic cultural imprint. I thought that this cult classic was a thing of the past, an awesome heirloom available for nostalgia-induced Netflix streaming.  Not so fast! CBS Studios announced yesterday that a new season will be released in January of 2017. The series will feature new characters and new far-out civilizations, and as always will explore explosive contemporary themes. In the past, Star Trek has been credited with provoking thoughtful discussion about race, gender, and the environment. Read More
Imagine a panel of female showrunners - the women who make the big decisions on hit series like Madame Secretary, VEEP, The Good Wife and Louie. Now, imagine that the panel hasn’t been billed as a pinkified, sparkly ~women in television~ event. That’s exactly what happened last week at the New York Television Film Fest. On Tuesday, October 20, NYTVF held its Creative Keynote Panel, titled “Running The Show; A Big Picture Conversation On Creating For The Small Screen. Read More
Three friends sign up for a game show - but once they arrive for filming, they have to ride a terrifying haunted elevator to an abandoned warehouse that contains all their worst fears. The game show hosts, identical twins dressed all in black, manipulate the monsters, ghosts and serial killers that torment the friends - and the elevator is leaving soon. This isn’t the premise for a creative horror movie or a hilarious SNL sketch, but a REAL. LIFE. GAME SHOW. It’s called Hellevator, and it premiered on GSN TV last night - you can catch future episodes every Wednesday at 8pm. Read More
 Yesterday, news broke that Gilmore Girls may be returning to a TV near you with four 90-minute episodes catching up on all our favorite citizens of Stars Hollow. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Netflix is in negotiations with Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino as well as stars Alexis Bledel (Rory Gilmore) and Lauren Graham (Lorelai Gilmore). Melissa McCarthy (Sookie St. James) is also expected to return. Read More