It was a scream that expressed so much: primal grief, explosive rage, maternal power, Lady Gaga’s vocal range and – most significantly – relief that Big Little Lies’ follow-up series was now an assured success on a par with its 2017 debut. The moment that Meryl Streep’s dinner table howl became a social media sensation – the original audio variously overdubbed with pop songs, ringtones and the perky Parks and Recreation theme tune – was also the moment that HBO could rest easy. That’s how much memes mean to television. Research from 2017 revealed that around 75% of UK adults now “second screen” – use another device (usually a smartphone, sometimes a laptop), while watching television; among 18-24-year-olds that goes up to 93%. According to US market researchers Statista, the most popular second-screening activities are engaging with the programme, communicating with friends about it and checking social media, all of … [Read more...] about From Big Little Lies to Love Island: are memes shaping TV?
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Where to Stream: Big Little Lies More Options It’s Big Little Lies night, which means it’s time to cue up the drama. But how exactly can you watch Big Little Lies Episode 2 live? We’re here to help. We already knew that Big Little Lies‘ second season would be a fun one. Five incredible actresses pretending they didn’t commit a grisly murder — what more could you want? But nothing could prepare us from how quickly Meryl Streep turned this series and these newfound friends on their head. If Episode 1 is anything to go by it looks like we’re in for six more episodes of scheming, pensively staring into the ocean, secrets, and Laura Dern dancing. And we are here for all of it. Wondering how you can experience all of the fabulousness for yourself? Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch Big Little Lies online. What Time Is Big Little Lies on Tonight? You’ve already got plans this Sunday night. The second … [Read more...] about What Time Will ‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2 Episode 2 Premiere?
This article contains spoilers for Season 1 of “Big Little Lies.” David E. Kelly’s Emmy-winning series “Big Little Lies” returns to HBO on Sunday, with a new director (Andrea Arnold) and a new addition to its already star-studded ensemble (Meryl Streep). What will the fallout be from last season’s climactic fatal push? A few things, at least, seem certain: There will be much existential ocean-gazing from craggy Monterey shores. And More than t Madeline and Ed Played with equal parts charm and manic energy by Reese Witherspoon, Madeline is the primary lens of this story. Her preferred state, as described by her second husband, Ed (Adam Scott), is “agitated.” And who’s to blame her? She’s an alpha mom who can’t communicate with her teenage daughter, Abigail (Kathryn Newton), and she resents her ex-husband’s marriage to Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz). Which leaves As she tries to keep her community theater … [Read more...] about ‘Big Little Lies’ Is Back. Here’s Where It Left Off.
Adultery, small-town secrets, murder, penis injuries, sex, lies and Elvis impersonations – if you were looking for a modern version of Peyton Place jacked up on steroids and white wine spritzers, Big Little Lies was your go-to Sunday night viewing. But the limited, seven-episode run of HBO’s glossy, seaside soap opera didn’t become one of the most talked about TV events of the year just by gathering together an Avengers-like movie-star ensemble cast (Kidman! Woodley! Witherspoon! A-listers Assemble!) and giving them license to behave badly. Rather, this adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s bestselling novel about a group of well-to-do women generated Twitter chatter by making its audience wait for it. In the age of binge-watching and beware-of-social-media spoilers, the show gave viewers a mystery worth solving in the very beginning of the first episode – and then withheld the identities of both the killer and their victim until the final moments of show’s … [Read more...] about How ‘Big Little Lies’ Fed Our Current Obsession for TV Murder Mysteries
HBO has set premiere dates for the new seasons of Veep and Big Little Lies along with the debuts of miniseries Chernobyl and comedy series Los Espookys. The premium channel also said at during its TCA panel today that it will air Leaving Neverland, the controversial Michael Jackson documentary that shook up Sundance, on March 3-4. Related HBO Co-Head Of Drama David Levine Exits, Francesca Orsi To Run Department The seventh and final season of Veep, which was delayed by star Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ cancer diagnosis, will bow on Sunday, March 31. The sophomore season of Big Little Lies, which adds Meryl Streep to the A-list retuning cast of Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and Zoe Kravitz, is set for June but didn’t get a firm date. Chernobyl, the five-part miniseries HBO/Sky about the 1986 nuclear tragedy in the Soviet Union, will premiere May 6, and the mostly Spanish-language comedy series Los Espookys premieres in June. Neither has … [Read more...] about HBO Sets Premiere Dates For ‘Leaving Neverland’, ‘Veep’, ‘Big Little Lies’, ‘Chernobyl’ & ‘Los Espookys’ – TCA