Which mainstream shows are scifi and fantasy in disguise?

As much as we love science fiction and fantasy here, we have to admit they have a limited range. Or do they? Mainstream shows don’t have aliens or gnomes, but sometimes they capture the feelings of otherworldliness and outrageousness better than scifi and fantasy. What are your favorite stealth genre shows? » 4/26/13 4:00pm 4/26/13 4:00pm

The writers of Mad Men are pitching a show about NASA in the 1960s

According to Florida Today, writers from AMC's hit period drama are working on a new TV series about America's 1960s space program and the journalists who covered it. » 4/25/13 8:20am 4/25/13 8:20am

What if the Mad Men created a fantasy TV series for women?

What if the advertising minds of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce were tasked with created a fantasy television show for women? In this Funny or Die sketch, Peggy Olson tries her best to pitch a Buffy-like series to her coworkers, but they turn it into something else entirely. » 3/02/13 5:00pm 3/02/13 5:00pm

The real Mad Men are the jokers of Arkham Asylum

The always delightful Bill Walko (creator of the webcomic The Hero Business) has drawn yet another clever mashup for Comic Book Resources' The Line It Is Drawn. Here, the Joker plays Don Draper to Poison Ivy's Joan Halloway-Harris and Two-Face's Roger Sterling. » 9/30/12 8:30am 9/30/12 8:30am

The Most Game-Changing Episodes of Babylon 5

Babylon 5 was a ground-breaking TV show in many ways — but a couple of episodes, in particular, stand out as especially influential on television as a whole. When we were preparing yesterday's roundup of the 10 TV episodes that changed television, we wanted to include an episode of Babylon 5, so we consulted Babylon 5 » 5/30/12 6:30am 5/30/12 6:30am

Watch zombie Don Draper market brains and seduce Lori Grimes

Do AMC's popular Mad Men and The Walking Dead taste great together? Walking Dead Mad Men answers that question in the undead halls of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, where the men are zombies, the women are chow, and Lori Grimes is still awful. » 4/07/12 7:30am 4/07/12 7:30am

What if Wes Anderson directed a Batman movie?

What if the symmetry-obsessed, muted-palette-loving director took on The Dark Knight? More importantly, who would Jason Schwartzman play? Behold Alfred Pennyworth, the Life Nocturnal. » 2/08/12 10:20am 2/08/12 10:20am

How AMC's Zombie Talk Show Could be Brilliant

Rumor has it AMC is tinkering around with the idea of a post-Walking Dead talk show. But before you start eye rolling yourself in to a seizure inducing stupor, hear us out. This show could be the start of something brilliant, if they follow these simple guidelines. » 8/30/11 3:19pm 8/30/11 3:19pm

Mad Men-style soirees from the swinging superhero sixties

A weekend bash at Tony Stark's beach house in the Hamptons catches a relaxed moment with the Avengers. Crystal flirts with Johnny Storm at the Richards' posh New York bash. Senator Robert Kennedy plays host to the Fantastic Four. » 8/27/11 11:00am 8/27/11 11:00am

Television is officially better than movies. Is this bad news for…

It's official, according to Entertainment Weekly's Mark Harris: television is better than movies now. We're in the middle of a summer of by-the-numbers movies, while TV is blazing new trails. Too bad science fiction rules the movies instead of TV. » 6/14/10 12:24pm 6/14/10 12:24pm

Mad Men/Buffy Writer Bringing Back Fright Night

In May we railed against the news that Hollywood would be remaking classic 80s vampire flick Fright Night. But news that Marti Noxon, Mad Men writer and former Buffy showrunner, will pen the script has given us hope. » 11/12/09 8:00am 11/12/09 8:00am

Philip K. Dick's Adjustment Bureau Adds Lost, Mad Men Stars

We'd lost interest in the Matt Damon/Emily Blunt vehicle Adjustment Bureau because it transformed a Philip K. Dick tale into a "love story." But the casting of Daniel Dae Kim and John Slattery, plus new details, adjusted our attitudes. » 10/02/09 8:20am 10/02/09 8:20am

Kirkman: TV Can Make The Zombie Movie That Never Ends

The news that Robert Kirkman's zombie comic The Walking Dead was headed to television via Mad Men's cable home AMC, as opposed to movies, surprised many... but not Kirkman. As far as he's concerned, a movie would've missed the point. » 9/08/09 6:30am 9/08/09 6:30am

Don Draper Solves the Alien Problem With Scotch

At the premiere for Day the Earth Stood Still, we nabbed cast member Jon Hamm and asked what his Mad Men character Don Draper would do to stop angry alien Klaatu. » 12/11/08 7:00am 12/11/08 7:00am

Will Jon Hamm Introduce Cigarettes and Booze to Gort?

Mad Men » 10/30/08 8:00am 10/30/08 8:00am's Don Draper is in the cast of ? Why is the studio not publicizing the hell out of this? Jon Hamm is a god among skinny hipster emo men. He's a man reclaiming manliness, and we've the first photos released of him in this Keanu-laden flick. Plus, we've got full frontal Gort in the new 5-minute trailer. Check…

Klaatu Comes To Madison Avenue

The delay-plagued The Day The Earth Stood Still remake gained a shot of credibility with the casting of Jon Hamm, fresh from his Golden Globe nod for Mad Men. The movie, also starring Keanu Reeves (playing the alien Klaatu) and Jennifer Connelly, started principal photography Dec. 12. [Reuters] A new Jericho pic, plus… » 12/21/07 6:00am 12/21/07 6:00am