Sep 16, 2020
The Game reboot in development at Parmount+ streaming service
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A The Game Reboot is in the works. Viacom recently announced a plethora of shows are being relaunched under its new streaming platform Paramount + umbrella and The Game is one of them.
The details on the reboot are very slim but the platform is set to debut in 2021. There is no word yet if stars of the show Tia Mowry, Pooch Hall, or Wendy Robinson will return.
Read More: ‘Girlfriends’ creator Mara Brock Akil signs Netflix deal: ‘It is a dream’PASADENA, CA – JULY 17: (L-R) Actress Tia Mowry, Executive Producer Mara Brock Akil, and Actress Wendy Raquel Robsinson from the series “The Game” attend the 2006 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour for the The CW Network at the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel on July 17, 2006 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
The Game debuted in 2006 by Girlfriends creator and executive producer Mara Brock Akil. It was canceled after three seasons but in 2010 BET picked up the series and added new episodes. The series follows the tumultuous relationship of Mowry’s character, Melanie Barnett — a first-year medical student who is dating Pooch Hall’s character Derwin Davis, a professional football player. The comedy shares an inside look into the world of professional sports and all its major players.
The series is in good company. Along with The Game, the service will pick up: a new edition of MTV’s Behind The Music; The Real Criminal Minds True Crime Series Docuseries; The Offer, a limited series about the making of The GodFather and Lioness by Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan.The Game (Credit: Hulu/UPN/CW)
The president and CEO of ViacomCBS Bob Bakish released a statement in regards to the new rollout.
Read More: Tia Mowry says she’ll ‘never forget’ being denied mag cover for being Black
“Paramount is an iconic and storied brand beloved by consumers all over the world, and it is synonymous with quality, integrity and world-class storytelling. With Paramount+, we’re excited to establish one global streaming brand in the broad-pay segment that will draw on the sheer breadth and depth of the ViacomCBS portfolio to offer an extraordinary collection of content for everyone to enjoy.”
You can now catch up on the original episodes of The Game on Netflix.
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Maskless woman threatens to stab KFC worker who refused service
Her order was hard to stomach.
The frenzied woman had just been refused her mashed potatoes and gravy at the chain in Fresno when she flew into a profanity-laced fit of rage.
“I’m f-cking hungry!” she screams in the clip shared on TikTok. “Give me something to eat! Now!”
An employee at the fast-food joint then responded that it’s against store policy to serve customers who aren’t wearing face coverings, telling her, “I can’t … I’ll get fired.”
But his explanation did little to stop her Kentucky-fried freakout.
“You don’t even work here!” she yells inexplicably at the worker — who is wearing a KFC uniform and standing by the register.
At one point, she also told a worker “she wanted some mashed potatoes and gravy or he was going to get stabbed,” a witness, Leah Chastain, wrote on TikTok.A woman at a California KFC hopped on the counter and threatened to stab a worker after she was refused service for not wearing a face mask.@leahmaechastain
The woman then tromped across the counter, kicked a promotional sign and called the eatery “disgusting” before finally giving up and leaving.
It wasn’t immediately clear if the angry customer was charged with a crime.