Apple's Upcoming Streaming Service Is Reportedly So Bland Staff Are Calling It 'Expensive NBC'

Apple’s new streaming service reportedly has a $1 billion budget, but apparently it can’t buy some nerve. The company has long censored its walled-garden offerings on platforms like the App Store, and per a report in the Wall Street Journal on Saturday, Apple is still aiming to keep its content offerings squeaky…

Open Channel: So, Which Other MCU Characters Should Get Their Own Disney Streaming Shows?

Last night brought us the wild news that Disney loves spending lots of money in an attempt to get us to give it lots of money. Well, that bit is not that wild—but the part about the company allegedly spending that money to get Marvel movie stars their own TV shows on Disney’s streaming service is. So who should join…

The New Haunting of Hill House Looks Depressing as Hell

Shirley Jackson’s original horror novel The Haunting of Hill House from 1959 was a chilling exploration of one woman’s fight to retain her grip on reality as a haunted mansion chipped away at her sanity. From the looks of the first trailer for Netflix’s upcoming series based on the book, we’re about to be in for more…

Senate Unanimously Passes Music Modernization Act, Improving Artist Payouts From Streaming Giants 

The Senate cleared a bill late on Tuesday, the Music Modernization Act, that will dramatically restructure the way royalties are handed out to artists and others involved in the creation process—although it did so under heavy opposition from satellite and digital broadcasting services, namely Sirius XM and Music…

Tales From the Loop's Publisher Discusses the New '90s Expansion and the Big Amazon Adaptation

Tales From the Loop is getting more ironic, don’t you think? The innocence of the 1980s is now venturing into 1990s nihilism with the role-playing game’s first expansion. io9 recently spoke to Free League Publishing’s co-founder about Things From the Flood—also based on the world created by Simon Stålenhag—to find out…

Get to Know the Coven in These New Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Photos

Hail Satan! As the temperatures start to drop and autumn slowly creeps back into our lives, we inch ever-closer to the haunting debut of Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. With a little over a month to go before the teenage witch returns, here are some new looks at Sabrina’s circle of family, friends, and…

Dick Grayson and Jason Todd Cross Paths in the Latest Titans Photos

As much as Batman fancies himself a loner, everyone knows that in his deepest heart of hearts, he knows he’s not himself if he’s not working with a partner. Given how Titans’ Dick Grayson is well on his way to stepping out of Batman’s shadow, it was only a matter of time before Jason Todd showed up in Gotham to…

The First Trailer for The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Is Legitimately Creepy

Welcome to the coven, my sistren and brethren. Let us light our candles, pray to the Dark Lord, and find a creepy wooded glen to sign a harmless blood pact with the forces of evil. Because the first devilishly charming trailer for Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is here, and it’s going to make a sacrifice…