Geek TV news has been rolling in before the holiday week, and it's time for a geek TV news round-up!Deadline. The second season is a 10-episode order, and production could begin as early as Spring 2020. Star Trek: Picard is set to premiere January 23, 2020 (see "CBS All Access Reveals New 'Star Trek: Picard' Trailer and Premiere Date"). Kevin Smith Unveils 'He-Man' Animated Series"), the second series will feature CG animation instead of 2D animation.
John Easum has been named the new head of Crunchyroll in the EMEA according to B+C. This change occurs after Viz Media Europe Group was acquired by AT&T Otter Media. Easum was a longtime Viz Media executive, including a stint as President of Viz Media Europe, a position he left in 2011 (see "New Honcho at Viz Europe").License Global. Silvergate Media has produced such animated series as Octonauts and Hilda (see "Netflix Adds 5 New Animated Series for Kids").
Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay has been greenlit for a miniseries by Showtime according to Forbes. Chabon and Ayelet Waldman will write and executive produce the project, and Chabon will transition from his role as showrunner of Star Trek: Picard to this miniseries fulltime (see "Michael Chabon Writes 'Star Trek'").