This Week's TV: Could this be the year's most haunting new show?

A fantastical TV show that's gotten raves for its stunning imagery and emotionally powerful storytelling finally debuts in the United States, and it's our must-see show of the week. Other highlights include the Black Canary, the Little Mermaid, Root and Shaw teaming up, and the return of Felicia Day to Supernatural! » 10/28/13 9:00am 10/28/13 9:00am

This Week: Pixar comes to TV. Plus The CW's answer to Game of Thrones!

Check out our spoiler-free review of Toy Story of Terror, the first ever Pixar special, below. Also, The CW tries to capture some Game of Thrones magic. Mythbusters looks at The Walking Dead. PBS explains the history of superheroes, plus there's a brand new superhero show. Check out tons of clips and details for this… » 10/14/13 9:00am 10/14/13 9:00am

This Week's TV: A Harvard professor explains why the zombie apocalypse…

That's right: The zombie apocalypse is quite possibly real, and a Harvard Medical School professor is among those explaining why, in a new special. What else does television have in store for you this week? A tribute to Marie Curie and the Speedy Weenie! The season finale of Haven and a key turning point on Fringe! » 12/17/12 9:00am 12/17/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: How do you feel about 20 years of Syfy?

Science fiction fans love to complain about Syfy's mix of wrestling and paranormal reality TV — while obsessively watching shows like Warehouse 13 and Haven. But now at last, there's a chance to get some perspective, by watching a two-hour celebration of Syfy's 20th anniversary. But that's not all this week's TV offers … » 12/10/12 9:00am 12/10/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: It had to happen. Summer Glau is playing an elf!

She's played a killer robot, a super-soldier and a couple of types of mutants... but how did it take this long for Summer Glau to play an elf? At last, the wait is over! Also, Victoria's Secret is done with superhero costumes and they're doing some kind of "nightmare circus" look. Neil Patrick Harris helps to judge the… » 12/03/12 9:00am 12/03/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Two of your favorite comic book characters are coming…

This week's television includes the debuts of two of your favorite characters from the world of comics: The Walking Dead reveals a "fan favorite character," and Arrow introduces the Huntress. Plus someone is taking huge, possibly unforgiveable liberties with Pinky and the Brain! Mira Sorvino shows us what happens when… » 11/26/12 9:00am 11/26/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: An Hour of Television That Might Just Ruin Superheroes…

This week on television, Syfy brings you an unprecedented second sequel to Dungeons & Dragons, and you'll be quoting this dialogue for months. Revolution gets to the point, with a Led Zeppelin soundtrack. Check out a Fringe marathon, featuring brand new science knowledge. There's a camptastic superhero tribute that… » 11/19/12 9:00am 11/19/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Carrie Fisher is the Ghost of Christmas WTF. Plus how…

Your first glimpse of the next Walking Dead includes Rick trying to explain himself to the others — and it doesn't look good. But also, this week's TV includes the beginning of the Christmas-themed TV movies — including one where Carrie Fisher is a cranky ghost. Meanwhile, Adventure Time is back, and trippier than… » 11/12/12 9:00am 11/12/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: The Most Epic Celebration of Joss Whedon's Firefly!

You may already know everything there is to know about Firefly — but you still might discover something new from the huge extravaganza airing this week. Syfy comes up with a novel explanation for where superstorms come from: ghosts! Also, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes proves once and for all that it deserved a… » 11/05/12 9:00am 11/05/12 9:00am

This Week's Must-Watch Television Event: a Monty Python Spectacular!

This week's episode of American Horror Story: Asylum is all about a massive storm devastating the Northeastern United States... coincidence, or demonic inspiration? Also, there's one of the weirdest-sounding Monty Python specials ever, combining animation and the voice of a dead Python. Ben Edlund is back, and doing… » 10/29/12 9:00am 10/29/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: The Biggest Wasted Opportunity in Ages. Plus Brand New

This week on TV, the Venture Bros. are celebrating Halloween in their own unique style. There's the single best cast of a Syfy Original Movie you could possibly imagine, including one Star Trek star and Ernest Hemingway's grandkid. One of DC Comics' coolest characters is coming to Arrow, and Buzz Aldrin is playing… » 10/22/12 9:00am 10/22/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Proof that We Live in a Golden Age of Television…

American Horror Story is back, and quite possibly twice as insane as last season. Plus Walking Dead ups the ante, proving that basic cable horror is a flourishing genre at last. We get an intense look inside the making of Hitchcock's The Birds. And it turns out that if you write to Dracula instead of Santa, you get a… » 10/15/12 9:00am 10/15/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Fringe, Ninja Turtles, Star Wars, and a dozen other…

This is an absolutely massive week of television. There are a ton of new shows premiering, including Last Resort and the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But also, a ton of shows are coming back, including Fringe, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Person of Interest, and DC Nation. There's also a totally separate Star Wars » 9/24/12 9:00am 9/24/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Is Revolution the new Supernatural, or the new Terra…

This week's television includes the premieres of three shows, including Eric Kripke's Revolution, in which all the technology fails. Except for hairstyling technology, which never fails. But that's not all! Also, there's a documentary about how NASA became the first Martian music label. And Dylan Hunt himself, Kevin… » 9/17/12 9:00am 9/17/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Why You Should Drop Everything and Catch Up With Alphas

Mostly, this week's television column is going to be devoted to telling you why you should be checking out Alphas tonight, and the Monday nights following. This Syfy show about people with mutant powers really hit its stride at the end of season one, and has continued to be super-watchable in season two thus far. So… » 8/20/12 9:00am 8/20/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: The Bloody Awesome Power of Shark Week! Plus 5 Season…

It's Shark Week! And people who've been maimed and severely injured by sharks are doing the absolute last thing you'd expect them to be doing. Plus five shows are heading for their explosive season finales, including Falling Skies. Tonight sees the return of Grimm, featuring the great James Frain! Adventure Time is… » 8/13/12 9:00am 8/13/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: One of our favorite animated movies of all time gets a…

One of the coolest animated films of all time is getting a weekly TV show — and here's your first taste. Plus you can relive the amazing landing of Curiosity on Mars, with a TV special that gets up close and personal with high-quality reconstructions of every stage of the landing. Plus both Futurama and Morgan Freeman… » 8/06/12 9:00am 8/06/12 9:00am

This Week's Most Exciting Show Is Not on Television At All

You'll barely recognize Claudia in the first sneak peek from this week's Warehouse 13. Two classic shows are making a comeback. Fry and Leela are facing a brand new obstacle on Futurama. Jonathan Frakes is directing a very special episode about "First Contact." And Finn may have a brand new girlfriend on Adventure Time. » 7/30/12 9:00am 7/30/12 9:00am