8 Signs That Pop Culture Is Finally Done With the Apocalypse

The world has ended, civilization has collapsed, the undead hordes have overrun everything. We've seen the apocalypse so many times, even Roland Emmerich is bored with it. So what comes next? We've still got some apocalyptic movies to look forward to next year, and post-apocalyptic TV shows like Revolution and Walking… » 12/18/12 10:28am 12/18/12 10:28am

The 20 Best Cliffhangers Ever Shown on Science Fiction or Fantasy TV

The best science fiction and fantasy television hooks you with endless suspense... including hair-raising cliffhangers. But only the greatest cliffhangers can make you throw your remote at the screen, and keep you wondering for weeks. Here are the 20 awesomest. » 11/22/12 10:00am 11/22/12 10:00am

Awesome Books to Replace Your Favorite Cancelled TV Shows

The love of television is always tragic. We're doomed to fall in love with television shows and then lose them, again and again. And often, our love burns the brightest for shows that live the shortest amount of time. We'll never get our favorite cancelled TV shows back again — but the good news is, for every TV show… » 6/20/12 3:40pm 6/20/12 3:40pm

Fan Campaigns That Actually Saved TV Shows

Do fan campaigns ever work? With Community still in questionable limbo, it's time to step back, assess past save-our-show protests, and learn from those motivated viewers who did succeed (however briefly). Which fans saved their series, and what can they teach us today? » 1/12/12 9:45am 1/12/12 9:45am

10 Great American Dystopias

In a country whose ideal of success is often called "the American dream," there are plenty of nightmares too. The United States has its own particular brand of dystopia, full of religious thuggery, class warfare, and the spectre of slavery. Here are ten of the greatest dystopian stories ever created about America. » 11/24/11 11:31am 11/24/11 11:31am

Battlestar Galactica + Jericho = BBC's Outcasts

The BBC's Outcasts looks a lot like Battlestar Galactica, at first glance: You've got the gritty action, the tense drumming soundtrack, and Jamie Bamber looking filthy and flustered. But once you watch a bit of it, Outcasts is actually a bit more like the late, lamented Jericho: The slow, character-driven story of a… » 2/08/11 7:41pm 2/08/11 7:41pm

Most frustrating TV shows canceled on a cliffhanger

As the fall TV season starts up, shows are resolving their agonizing summer cliffhangers — but for some unlucky shows, that resolution never arrived. Here are the most frustrating "cancel-hangers," cliffhanger endings for shows that got cancelled too soon. » 9/21/10 3:30pm 9/21/10 3:30pm

Jesse Alexander On What To Expect - And Not To Expect - On Day One

Wondering what to expect from Jesse Alexander's new NBC series Day One? The creator has been talking about the show's influences, format and why it's not as like Jericho as you may have originally thought. » 6/21/09 10:00am 6/21/09 10:00am