(from Shudder's press release, February 2019) Shudder, AMC Networks' premium streaming service for horror, thrillers, and the supernatural, today announced the acquisition of the exclusive U.S. rights to Critters: A New Binge, an eight episode short-form series from Warner Bros. Television Group's digital studio, Blue Ribbon Content. The horror-comedy series picks up the tale of the Critters, everyone's favorite hairy, carnivorous, insatiable aliens from the beloved film franchise. All episodes of Critters: A New Binge will premiere exclusively on Shudder in the U.S. on Thursday, March 21. Pursued by intergalactic bounty hunters, the Critters return to Earth on a secret mission and encounter lovelorn high-schooler Christopher (Joey Morgan, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse), his crush Dana (Stephi Chin-Salvo,iZOMBIE), his best friend Charlie (Bzhaun Rhoden, Van Helsing), and his mom Veronica (Kirsten Robek, The Edge of Seventeen), whose past will come back to bite them - literally. The series also features Gilbert Gottfried (Aladdin, Justice League Action) and Thomas Lennon (Reno 911!, Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich).