• Taylor Swift broke streaming records on Spotify and YouTube with her new single, Look What You Made Me Do. Swift’s track was streamed more than 8 million times on its first day of release; the song grabbed 19 million views on YouTube during the same period.
  • Netflix will drop Stranger Things Season 2 on Oct. 27. Series creators, Matt and Ross Duffer told Vulture that Season 3 is a go, and a fourth and final season may happen.
  • Early impressions of the Stephen King It movie have been very positive. “Scary as shit.”
  • A Starsky and Hutch reboot is in the works. Guardians of the Galaxy screenwriter-director James Gunn is set to pen the script and potentially direct the project.
  • Starz smartly decided to hold the Power season finale Sunday rather than air against the Game of Thrones season finale.
  • This week’s Twin Peaks title/dialogue teaser: “No knock, no doorbell.”
  • Rolling Stone‘s Matt Taibbi writes: “The Trump presidency is like a diabolical combination of every   Wrestlemania meets Survivor meets the Kursk disaster. It’s got the immediacy of a breaking news crash, with themes of impending doom, conflict, celebrity meltdown, anger, racism, gender war, everything.”
  • Amazon will order more shows straight-to-series after determining that the pilot system it has been using slows down the process.
  • HBO renewed Room 104, the Duplass Brothers‘ cool individual episodic anthology series, for a second season.
  • Pop ordered Let’s Get Physical, an aerobics comedy starring Matt Jones, Chris Diamantopoulos and AnneLynne McCord.
  • Morgan Freeman will receive the Life Achievement Award at the 2018 SAGs.
  • Demi Lovato was praised for her national anthem performance at the Mayweather-McGregor fight.