12% Higher Than the Previous Record
July 18, 2017
"Dragonstone," the premiere episode of the seventh season of the phenomenally successful Game of Thrones set a new all-time ratings record for the premium cable channel HBO by snagging 10.1 million viewers, a 12% increase from the series’ highest first run viewership of 8.89 million achieved by the finale of Season Six.
Mid-July Geek Movie Round-Up
July 17, 2017
There’s been a lot of interesting "geek movie" news recently, and we round it up here.
Creator of the Modern 'Zombie' Genre
July 17, 2017
George A. Romero, who created the modern zombie phenomenon with his groundbreaking Night of the Living Dead film in 1968, has died at the age of 77.
New 'Rugrats' Comic and More
July 17, 2017
BOOM! Studios and Nickelodeon have teamed up for comic books and graphic novels based on the cable network’s ‘90s-era animated shows.
To Co-Develop Anime Titles With International Appeal
July 17, 2017
Crunchyroll Inc. has announced a partnership agreement with NBC Universal Entertainment Japan to co-develop new anime titles with international appeal.
ICv2 Pro Offers New Content, Features, Tools
July 17, 2017
"We're excited to begin using ICv2 Pro to give our readers more ways to learn about 'The Business of Geek Culture,'" Griepp said.
New Footage
July 17, 2017
Lucasfilm released a new featurette with behind-the-scenes footage for Star Wars: The Last Jedi at Disney's D23.
The Daily Newspaper of the Business of Geek Culture
July 17, 2017
ICv2 has launched a new version of its ICv2 Daily Insider, the daily email newsletter on the business of geek culture.
Another Way to Connect with the Business of Geek Culture
July 17, 2017
An ICv2 Release . ICv2 announced that it has launched a LinkedIn page.
Week of July 18, 2017
July 16, 2017
This week’s home entertainment offerings include the first film in Legendary Pictures’ Monsterverse , a bloody apotheosis of the modern action film, a Japanese-animated series based on the Valerian graphic novels that inspired Luc Besson’s new film, another anime CGI film based on the Resident Evil game that many gamers prefer to the live-action RE films, plus the latest seasons of the Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time , and Syfy’s The Expanse .
'Attack the Block' Alum
July 16, 2017
The BBC has revealed the new Doctor.
Pre-Comic-Con Geek TV Round-Up
July 16, 2017
There's lots of geek TV news as the biz heads for San Diego, and we round it up here.