The Ultimate Guide to 2013's Science Fiction and Fantasy TV

This year marks a year of epic undertakings for the major TV networks, after a couple years of playing it safe. Syfy cranks out their long awaited MMO-meets-TV series Defiance, and ABC launches its crazy conspiracy drama Zero Hour. Also in store for 2013: a whole lot of new superhero shows, and Doctor Who's 50th… » 1/07/13 5:08pm 1/07/13 5:08pm

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: 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

First Photos of Doctor Who's Returning Villains! Plus Major Iron Man 3

A Marvel exec reportedly spilled some pretty major Iron Man 3 details. A laundry list of famous directors have said they're not doing Star Wars: Episode VII... all except for one great director. Mark Millar hints once again that the Fantastic Four and X-Men films could cross over. There are some new pictures of Wargs… » 11/12/12 6:00am 11/12/12 6:00am

Last Resort does "The Naked Time," and it's pretty great

Last night's episode of Last Resort was a pretty terrific example of the "everybody's on drugs" category of television episodes. And we got some more hints about the Navy SEALS that the Colorado picked up just before getting the order to nuke Pakistan — and we met a brand new baddie, who's connected to the big conspiracy … » 11/09/12 3:59pm 11/09/12 3:59pm

Could Harrison Ford be back as Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode VII?

Those Star Wars hints and rumors keep coming — including a tantalizing rumor about a possible director. There's also tons of speculation about the direction of the new trilogy, and just when these films will take place. Meanwhile, Guillermo del Toro says he might be up for directing the supernatural version of the… » 11/06/12 6:00am 11/06/12 6:00am

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

Last Resort answers our most important question of all

People who watch television shows often clamor for answers nowadays. And television shows play to this, spinning out endless mysteries — for example, Last Resort wants us to obsess over who sent the fire order, and why the Secretary of Defense was replaced, and just what are those minerals on the island. But usually,… » 10/19/12 10:15am 10/19/12 10:15am

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