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The 10 Most Shocking Bait-and-Switch Deaths of Major Characters

Killing off a major character is great way to up the stakes, create suspense, and show that this story isn't going where you expect. Sometimes, a movie or TV show will go further and cast a famous name or create marketing that implies that a character will be around for a while, only for them to die almost… » 4/16/15 3:20pm 4/16/15 3:20pm

Doctor Who explains why your kids need a good scare

For a good chunk of tonight's Doctor Who episode, I was wondering if it was a bit of a retort to the people who claim the BBC's time-traveling horror-comedy is too scary for little kids. After all, the episode seemed to be saying, over-protecting children from what scares them can perversely have the opposite effect,… » 9/03/11 9:00pm 9/03/11 9:00pm

This Week's TV: Iron Man's Most Dangerous Battle Yet! Plus the Return of 6 Awesome Shows!

This week on television, it's a time for tough choices. Several of your favorite television shows are back this week, plus Syfy introduces its new mutant super-team show Alphas. And Iron Man and War Machine both face impossible battles. » 7/11/11 9:00am 7/11/11 9:00am

And that's followed by an extended version of a previously aired episode.

This Week's TV: Torchwood goes big budget! Plus two doses of dinosaur-on-dinosaur mayhem!

Torchwood is back! The grown-up Doctor Who spin-off is just as intense as ever — but now the budgets are bigger and the action is international. Also on TV this week: Futurama spoofs Tron! Complete with a lightcycle chase! » 7/04/11 9:00am 7/04/11 9:00am

That's followed by another episode of the at 8 PM. And here's a particularly awesome image:

Matt Smith talks monsters and pirates on the new Doctor Who series. Plus stars respond to Superman casting rumors!

The Eleventh Doctor takes to the airwaves to explain why the latest monsters are the scariest yet...and why the upcoming pirate episode is awesome. Two actresses respond to the Superman casting rumors. Plus inside the insane Battle: LA training regimen! » 2/23/11 6:00am 2/23/11 6:00am