Disney is treating gaming coverage like it’s not a game!

“Uhhhhhhhh...here’s the thing...”
-Alex Corea (at various points)

This is the news you didn’t know about for the week of 7/17/17!

Disney XD has officially started its D|XP gaming block. Shows from ESPN, Waypoint, IGN and The Attack as well as your favorite online personalities make their way to the late night block. What kind of life can video games live on TV in a post-G4TV world? A very lucrative one, apparently. Watch as Chad dives deep into return of “Attack of the Show” and IGN’s first foray into television. Both are much needed. This one story and exactly zero other things only on News Time!

Emmys 2017: Snubs, flubs and bears! Oh my!

“It's a bit cliche, but you can't go wrong by writing what you know. Even if you're a horrible writer, your own knowledge and experience is unrivaled. Nobody knows what you know like you know what you know. The way you see things is pretty unique. ”
-Issa Rae

This is the news you didn’t know about for the week of 7/10/17!

The Emmy nominations were last week. Of course, not every show could be chosen for a sweet, sweet nom. This means some of the hundreds of shows on television were denied notoriety that comes with getting noticed by the Television Academy. Watch as Chad talks about your favorite shows -- new and old -- as they made (or didn’t make) the list. Plus, he’ll talk about why some of the better shows were upstaged in favor of comfortable favorites. This and that’s all only on News Time!

The Academy adds some color to its palett!

“I would say more importantly that we could not be silent. And we had no reason to be silent. It isn't a smart thing just to sit back and just sort of let the conversation get out of hand when it's about you. At some point, you need to speak up.”
-Cheryl Boone Isaacs

This is the news you didn’t know about for the week of July 3, 2017!

With the Academy of Arts and Sciences being chastised for its lack of diversity, they knew they had to make some moves in the colored department. The organization did just that these past two years with its new classes of members. Almost 1,500 new people have been invited to join, many of them people of color and/or women. With those numbers, the Academy beat its goal of diversification by three years! But they have a long way to go for true parity in the circle. Let’s see how Cheryl Boone Isaacs leads the Academy into the modern century only on News Time!