TVLine Items: Watch Adam West's Powerless, GH Star Returns and More

One of Adam West‘s final roles before his death last week is coming to a TV computer near you.

DC All Access has made the late actor’s episode of Powerless, in which the one-time TV Batman guest-stars as Wayne Industries chairman Dean West, available to stream for a limited time.

NBC pulled the freshman comedy from its primetime schedule before the installment could air, but you can now press PLAY above to watch the never-before-seen half-hour.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Kirsten Storms will return to General Hospital to reprise her role as Maxie, according to a photo posted on the ABC soap’s Instagram on Friday:

* All four seasons of Heroes and the event series Heroes Reborn will be available on the streaming network Crackle, beginning Thursday, July 13.

* Spike TV’s comedic tribute One Night Only: Alec Baldwin will feature the following guests (with more TBA at a later date): Julianne Moore, Tracy Morgan, Kate McKinnon, Jane Krakowski and Jack McBrayer. The special airs Sunday, July 9 at 9/8c.

* Viola Davis’ production company is developing the six-part true-crime documentary series The 4% (working title) for ABC, our sister site Deadline reports. The project follows two inmates who have been on Death Row for two decades and re-examines the evidence in their cases, using new forensic technologies.

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  1. Tomm Huntre says:

    Glad Kirsten is gonna be back on GH! Missed seeing Maxie!

    • Big Cheddar says:

      Seriously – and someone has got to save Nathan from Amy!

      • MLO says:

        I kind of like the direction Amy’s character is taking. She’s a talented actress and deserves more than the drivel GH has been giving her. Let her be a real person instead of the nosy, whiny busybody at the hospital. She’s a beautiful girl and she deserves to have a relationship with someone – even Nathan. So what if she’s plus-sized? And before anyone starts citing the fact that they hooked Epiphany and Milo up, you NEVER see them together in their relationship. It’s all off-screen, like it’s taboo. It’s like GH tried to be very forward-thinking with this relationship, but ended up being ashamed of it in the end.

  2. Joey Padron says:

    Glad DC Access made Adam West’s guest star appearance on Powerless available to watch. I was looking forward to see him on the show before NBC cancelled the show. Glad I can watch the episode now!

  3. The studios should honor the good faith those of us who pre-order iTunes season passes of canceled series like POWERLESS showed by making all the unaired episodes available to us. Sometimes that happens, but often we’re just out the money. It’s a risk we assume, I know, but every time I pay $20 or $30 and end up with just 6 or 8 episodes, I’m more reluctant to do so again.

  4. Big Cheddar says:

    Thanks for sharing the news about this episode. I think it epitomized what was wrong with the show: it had some good ideas and a few funny meta lines, but it just wasn’t funny enough. I don’t know if sticking with original premise wpuld have made a difference if the writin wasn’t there.

  5. ScottJ says:

    There’s already a Netflix show called 3%, so The 4% should have to find another name.

    The Adam West Powerless episode screened weeks ago overseas. I think it was one of the better episodes the show did. I guess audiences just don’t like “nice” humour.

  6. TV Gord says:

    I’m grateful to DC All Access for posting this episode of Powerless without any geo-blocking! It’s great that the world can watch Adam West’s final performance!