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Review: ‘Good Omens’ Takes A Bizarre and Delightful Poke At Religious Tropes
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Good Omens
Season 1 Episode 1: “In The Beginning”
Directed by Douglas Mackinnon
Written by Rebecca Sonnenshine
Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
Starring Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Frances McDormand, Jon Hamm and Nick Offerman
Amazon Prime Video
Air Date: Friday, May 31, 2019

The long-awaited Amazon Prime Video original series, Good Omens, has finally been released for our viewing pleasure. Having covered New York Comic-Con and SXSW panels on the show –– based on the Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch –– as well as interviewing the cast and creators, the Geeks of Doom have been READY to see David Tennant (Crowley), Michael Sheen (Aziraphale), and their outstanding castmates in all their glory. Gaiman servers as writer and showrunner on the series, which takes a bizarre and delightful poke at religious tropes.

Read here below for a review of Good Omens Episode 1: “In The Beginning.” WARNING: Spoilers ahead!

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SXSW 2019: ‘Good Omens’ Has The Potential To Kill The Predictable American TV Era
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Good Omens SXSW Experience

The delightful chaos wrought by Amazon Studios’ new Good Omens TV series at SXSW cannot be denied or ignored, literally. With such an enormously immersive marketing strategy, you’d expect it was being positioned as the next Game of Thrones or Westworld, both of which saw HBO employ similar tactics in years past. But, you’d be utterly and completely wrong.

Good Omens is something entirely different — and, if successful, could have the potential to usher in a new era of TV.

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SXSW 2019: Amazon’s ‘Good Omens’ Is Packed With ‘Doctor Who’ Easter Eggs
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Tom Baker Good Omens Is Packed With Doctor Who Easter Eggs

Bringing together creator/showrunner Neil Gaiman, seasoned British television director Douglas Mackinnon (Sherlock, Jekyll), and fan favorite actor David Tennant for Amazon Studio’s forthcoming TV series Good Omens not only means the show will impress, but also that it’ll be chock-full of references to Doctor Who.

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Official Trailer For ‘Good Omens’ TV Series Released; Brian Cox To Play Death
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Good Omens

Amazon Prime Video has released an official trailer for Good Omens, the upcoming series based on the Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch.

The show follows an odd couple angel and demon (played by Michael Sheen and David Tennant), who have grown fond of their lives on Earth and aren’t at all fans of the coming end of days.

Continue below for more info on Good Omens, and to check out the trailer.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Is The Voice Of Satan In ‘Good Omens’
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Last week, Amazon Prime Video released the title sequence for Good Omens, the upcoming limited television series from showrunner Neil Gaiman, who adapted it from the 1990 book he co-wrote with Terry Pratchett. You can watch that title sequence video here below.

Soon after, it was revealed that Benedict Cumberbatch will be providing the voice of Satan in the series. You can watch the featurette about the casting here below that features Gaiman and series director Douglas MacKinnon.

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The Doctor Who TARDISblend 124: Christmas Special
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The Doctor Who TARDISblend

For the first time in a long time, we will not be getting a Doctor Who Christmas Special. Instead, this year we will be getting a New Year’s special. So in the absence of a much-missed Doctor Who tradition, we look into some of the great Christmas Specials from years gone by…

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NYCC 2018 Interview: ‘Good Omens’ Cast & Creators (Video)
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Good Omens Press Room NYCC 2018

There is a lot of buzz going around regarding the Amazon Prime Video original series, Good Omens, based on the Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch. Pfeff-Bot (me!) of Geeks of Doom had the opportunity to interview the cast and creators of Good Omens following the electrifying New York Comic-Con panel and trailer release on Saturday afternoon, October 6th.

Read the exclusive interviews and watch the full videos from Geeks of Doom’s Sarah Pfeffer here below!

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NYCC 2018: Teaser Trailer Released At ‘Good Omens’ Panel
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Good Omens Cast Panel NYCC

The end is nigh, but the cast and creators of Good Omens still found the time to chat with New York Comic-Con attendees and share the new trailer for the Amazon Prime original series, which you can watch here below. In attendance for the NYCC panel at Madison Square Garden were stars Michael Sheen (Aziraphale), David Tennant (Crowley), Jon Hamm (Archangel Gabriel) and Miranda Richardson (Madame Tracy), as well as creator and showrunner Neil Gaiman, moderator Whoopi Goldberg, and director Douglas Mackinnon.

Read here below for a sneak peek into the Good Omens panel with the cast and creators.

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Comic Review: Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #0
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Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #0
Single Issue | Digital
Writer: Richard Dinnick
Artists: Mariano Laclaustra, Georgia Sposito, Ariana Florean, Claudia Ianniciello, Iolanda Zanfardino, Neil Edwards, Pasquale Qualano, Rachael Stott
Inker: Fer Centurion
Colorists: Color-Ice, Carlos Cabrera, Adele Matera, Dijjo Lima, Enrica Eren Angiolini
Letterers: Comicraft’s Sarah Jacobs, John Roshell
Titan Comics
Release Date: September 26, 2018

Beginnings, they are such tenuous times. Except on Doctor Who, where nearly every beginning is also an ending. In less than two weeks, the Doctor returns to our television screens with a new face: Jodie Whittaker. To celebrate a moment that’s only happened a dozen times in the last 55 years, Titan Comics assembled Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #0 with an intriguing premise.

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SDCC 2018: Frances McDormand To Voice God In ‘Good Omens’; Behind The Scenes Video Released
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During Amazon’s Prime Showcase panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 their adaptation of Good Omens, the book by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, was on hand.

At one point during the show’s time on stage a disembodied voice rang out, speaking to Gaiman, who created the series and is the showrunner. The voice belonged to God, a character on the show. And who was voicing God? That would be two-time Academy Award winner Frances McDormand (Fargo, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri).

Continue below to see what she had to say and to check out a Good Omens behind the scenes video as well as a new poster.

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