The Cast Reading the New Middleman Graphic Novel Is the Best Thing

THE BEST THING. NO THINGS ARE BETTER. The much-beloved Middleman only lasted on TV for 12 episodes, but it's still beloved by many a fan. And after a successful crowdfunding campaign , the original cast has reunited to read the script of the new graphic novel. So get out your milk flasks and your cruelty-free vegan… » 9/30/14 10:00pm 9/30/14 10:00pm

10 TV Shows That Hooked Us In The First 5 Minutes (And How They Did It)

We're just a few days away from the start of the fall TV season in earnest. Tons of new TV shows will be displaying their bright plumage for you. But these days, a TV show has to move fast to hook people. Here are 10 TV shows that won us over in just five minutes — and what they did to grab us. » 9/17/14 10:00am 9/17/14 10:00am

10 Alternates That Should Have Replaced Their Originals Permanently

Science fiction loves itself some doppelgangers: Clones, alternate universes, robot replacements, possession... It's hard to come up with anything that hasn't resulted in new versions of familiar characters. Sometimes, they're a little too interesting, and they leave us wanting more. Here are the ten that should have… » 8/08/14 3:15am 8/08/14 3:15am

Jumping bananas! The new Middleman graphic novel will rock your world

The Middleman only aired for one season, back in 2008, but it remains one of our most beloved pieces of pop culture. And now, at last the Middleman and Wendy Watson are back in action. Both pairs of them. Creator Javier Grillo-Marxuach has come up with a brand new graphic novel, and here's our spoiler-free preview of… » 10/03/13 4:51pm 10/03/13 4:51pm

11 Books That Every Aspiring Television Writer MUST Read

Tomorrow, an army of geeks descends on San Diego — and many of them would kill to write for television. Comic-Con always hosts panels about TV writing, and they're always standing-room only. But how do you learn the craft? We asked some great television writers, and they told us 11 books that every aspiring scribe… » 7/16/13 10:33am 7/16/13 10:33am

This Week's TV: Giant Rats, Alien Sex, And Stuart Gordon's Ultimate…

Cancel those Fourth of July plans! This is going to be a totally righteous week of science fiction television. First, there's a new Middleman, featuring those Mexican wrestlers we showed you a while back. And then, giant human-eating rats are going to fight environmentalists, to see who rules science TV. There's a new… » 6/30/08 9:00am 6/30/08 9:00am

The Middleman Has To Be A One-Night Stand Kind Of Guy

Sorry ladies, but milk-drinking superhero The Middleman doesn't have time for relationships, he's too busy saving the planet. Matt Keeslar, the real life face behind the Middleman revealed some sad secrets about Middleman's lonely life, along with some juicy future villain details (that involve both the undead and… » 6/17/08 2:30pm 6/17/08 2:30pm

A Surprise Twist From Joss Whedon's New Show Dollhouse

Welcome back to another spoileriffic week. We have a new clip from Wall-E that explains a lot more about how the robots operate. And a new review of the Incredible Hulk gives away more of the origins of two of the Hulk's biggest foes. We also found out what was really going on in the most confusing clip from Joss… » 6/09/08 6:00am 6/09/08 6:00am