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Posted Monday 8/27/18 at 3:09PM EDT
Kevin Smith shows off 51-Lb. weight loss six months after suffering a heart attack
“Six months ago from right now, I was in the hospital recovering from a heart attack I’d had the night before," said Smith, who is an ambassador for Weight Watchers. "When I went to my Doctor a week later, she told me ‘The best thing you can do for yourself now is to lose 50 pounds.’ Half a year later, I can report that I followed Doctor’s orders: I started at 256 and now I weigh 205.”
Posted Wednesday 8/22/18 at 1:56PM EDT
DC Universe will have a daily news show
The streaming service's DC Daily will be hosted by a "variety of faces familiar to DC Fans," starting with Kevin Smith. DC Daily premieres on Aug. 29 as a livestream.
Posted Saturday 7/21/18 at 9:16PM EDT
Kevin Smith: I turned down Drake's Degrassi reunion music video, thinking it was a scam
Source: Page Six
The filmmaker, who appeared in five episodes of the teen series in 2005, says his team was approached about the "I'm Upset" music video. But he thought it was a scam.
Posted Wednesday 7/11/18 at 9:21PM EDT
Rivit TV launches: New platform will let viewers greenlight TV shows -- starting with Kevin Smith's Hollyweed
Creators will be able to screen their passion projects through Rivit TV, and viewers will be able to join a fundraising campaign to help the series get made. Rivit TV kicked off Kevin Smith's Hollyweed, which he has been working for 2-1/2 years.
Posted Monday 6/25/18 at 9:28PM EDT
Kevin Smith: AMC canceled Comic Book Men
Source: Den of Geek
Smith revealed on his podcast that AMC's president told him that his comic book store reality show won't be back for an eight season. Comic Book Men, which premiered in February 2012 through Apirl 2018, ran for 96 episodes.
Posted Monday 4/09/18 at 6:11PM EDT
Showtime sets Kevin Smith stand-up special from the night of his heart attack
Smith was supposed to tape two shows for Kevin Smith: Silent But Deadly, but he experienced symptoms of what turned out to be a heart attack after the first taping. Kevin Smith: Silent But Deadly premieres on May 11.
Posted Friday 3/02/18 at 10:05AM EST
Disney Channel sent Kevin Smith a joke get-well gift confusing him for Kevin James
"Friends & folks I work with have been sending thoughtful Get Well baskets since I got home. But @disneychannel just won the prize for funniest gift when they sent these cookies," Smith captioned an Instagram pic, while recalling that just last week he was saying how he was confused for Kevin James.
Posted Monday 2/26/18 at 6:26AM EST
Kevin Smith: I survived a massive heart attack in the midst of taping a standup special
The 47-year-old filmmaker and AMC Comic Book Men host and executive producer tweeted early this morning "I would’ve died tonight" had he not canceled the second of two shows he was taping in Glendale for an upcoming standup special, titled Kevin Smith Live!. "After the first show this evening, I had a massive heart attack," he tweeted. "The Doctor who saved my life told me I had 100% blockage of my LAD artery (aka 'the Widow-Maker'). If I hadn’t canceled show 2 to go to the hospital, I would’ve died tonight. But for now, I’m still above ground!"
Posted Thursday 1/11/18 at 2:57PM EST
IMDb announces The IMDb Show from producer Kevin Smith
The IMDb Show is IMDb’s first weekly web series, which will delve into the film and TV industries, with occasional contributions from Smith, who is serving as an executive producer.