Eureka's Amy Berg introduces Caper, a show about superheroes gone rogue

Amy Berg wrote some of our favorite episodes of Eureka, Leverage and Person of Interest — and now she's creating a new digital series about superheroes who turn to crime, called Caper. She told us why superheroes would want to steal, and how to portray supers on a Youtube budget. » 12/06/13 10:04am 12/06/13 10:04am

Independence Days from across the Multiverse

Where there's society, there's a foundation story. And where there's government, there's a holiday to instill patriotism and pride. So here are the ways fiction has commemorated independence from an oppressor, the end of a civil war, or just the day certain documents were signed and the current government came into… » 7/04/13 1:00pm 7/04/13 1:00pm

This episode of Warehouse 13 felt like Eureka... only a shade darker

Remember Eureka? Syfy's other goofy show about quirky people who solve wacky problems, with a large dose of good humor? Eureka used to be known for its endless genre pastiches — and now, Warehouse 13 is doing them too. Except with a huge dose of metafiction, and a kernel of emotional pain. It works way better this way. » 5/14/13 2:30pm 5/14/13 2:30pm

This Week's TV: The best new British show in years, Misfits, is finally…

This week, we bid a sad farewell to Eureka — but the good news is, one of the greatest British shows in forever is finally on our screens. And if you haven't become obsessed with Misfits yet, you should get ready to clear your Thursday evenings. There's also a detailed look at the history of the Batmobile, just in… » 7/16/12 9:00am 7/16/12 9:00am

How Actual Science Can Make Science Fiction Stories Cooler

How do the minds behind Battlestar Galactica, Prometheus, X-Men: First Class, and Torchwood go about juggling science fact and science fiction, to tell a believable story? Bad Astronomy's Phil Plait hosted a panel at San Diego Comic-Con yesterday to discuss this issue, along with the making and breaking canon in… » 7/13/12 8:40am 7/13/12 8:40am

This Week's TV: The Best New Cartoon You're Not Watching!

This week on television, Breaking Bad returns for its final season. Syfy does an original movie about vampires and humans teaming up to fight super-vampires... and it's called True Bloodthirst! But also, there's another episode of the best new cartoon series on TV right now. Also, check out new sneak peeks of Eureka,… » 7/09/12 9:00am 7/09/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: You'll never guess who's dating a psychic!

In this week's television, Olivia Wilde reprises her Tron Legacy role as Quorra in Tron: Uprising. On Ultimate Spider-Man, HRG is voicing Dr. Strange, and Mark Hamill is a most unexpected Marvel villain. Discover... the naughtiest Freud! There's a Twilight Zone marathon. And it looks like Ben is going to the point of… » 7/02/12 9:15am 7/02/12 9:15am