What does Wonder Woman have to do with polygraph tests? More than you…

From a forthcoming episode of PBS's NOVA scienceNOW on the science of crime prevention comes an interesting revelation: William Marsten, one of the people behind the invention of the (oft-maligned) lie-detecting polygraph, is the same William Marsten who created Wonder Woman and her truth-producing Golden Lasso: » 10/10/12 3:00pm 10/10/12 3:00pm

Aliens will destroy the world if America's first black president and…

Aliens have it in for us on television this week. They're attacking on The Event, they're firing up reactors on V, they're facing off on Stargate Universe...and they're invading Los Angeles. Yes, there's a Battle of Los Angeles TV movie. » 3/07/11 9:00am 3/07/11 9:00am

Tricia Helfer is an evil mind-controller who seduces and destroys

Tricia Helfer has the most devastating power of all — she can control your mind and body. We say a tearful goodbye to The Cape, and welcome back all of your animated favorites. Bikini-clad ninjas attack! And much, much more. » 2/28/11 9:50am 2/28/11 9:50am

Bruce Boxleitner and Rachel Miner fight an escaped alien prisoner with…

You didn't get to see much of Bruce Boxleitner as Tron in Tron Legacy, but you can see a lot of him fighting nasty aliens this Saturday in a new film from After Dark Originals. » 2/21/11 9:00am 2/21/11 9:00am

The original Being Human is back! Can you handle it?

This week on television, the original British Being Human returns to America's screens. And it looks like yet another one of the other shoes is dropping on Fringe. Clark inches closer to wearing a costume on Smallville, and Dean reunites with his surrogate family on Supernatural. And you'll never guess who's getting… » 2/14/11 9:00am 2/14/11 9:00am

Watch Tiffany and Debbie Gibson cat-fight (and hunt giant monsters!)

What television has to offer this week: the U.S. debut of time-traveling soap opera Being Erica. The return of Supernatural, Archer and Smallville. Tiffany and Debbie Gibson have a pie-fight, and still somehow cope with a Mega-Python and a Gatoroid. » 1/24/11 9:00am 1/24/11 9:00am

Bat-Mania, Destructo-Robots And A Doctor Who Reunion, On This Week's TV

There's a lot of great stuff on TV this week, if you know where to look. For one thing, there are more attempts to cash in on Bat-fever with some fun-sounding Batman shows. For another, The Middleman is finally clearing up all your nagging questions about boy bands. Doctor Who cranks it up to 11 for the first half of… » 7/21/08 9:00am 7/21/08 9:00am