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

10 Myths About Television That Fans and Viewers Believe

It's almost fall TV season, which means just one thing — it's time to start second guessing the TV networks. Many new shows will be introduced, and most of them will die an ignominious death. » 8/25/11 10:00am 8/25/11 10:00am

This Week's TV: Falling Skies ends, and you'll never guess who's been…

Television is going to teach us what happened to the dead people on Torchwood, and to the kidnapped children on Falling Skies. We're also going to visit a sinister alternate universe with Phineas and Ferb. And Jeri "Seven of Nine" Ryan comes to Warehouse 13! » 8/01/11 9:00am 8/01/11 9:00am

This Week's TV: ThunderCats slice your television set with glowing…

Television has many thrills in store for you this week — but chief among them is the return of Lion-O in the Cartoon Network's new ThunderCats series! But he's not alone: There's also a bitchin new Wolverine anime series. » 7/25/11 9:00am 7/25/11 9:00am

That's followed at 8 PM by a new :

This Week's TV: Lego Star Wars Adventures. Plus the Tackiest Harry…

One of the most popular Star Wars video games spawns a TV special this week, as Lego Star Wars tells a story about Yoda, C-3PO and R2D2 battling the Sith. Meanwhile, Lifetime's new J.K. Rowling biopic looks face-clawingly hideous. » 7/18/11 9:00am 7/18/11 9:00am

This Week's TV: Iron Man's Most Dangerous Battle Yet! Plus the Return…

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…

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:

This Week's TV: The Afterlife, Futurama-Style. And Star Wars Cakes!

This week on television, Bender becomes a ghost! And Eric crashes a witch meting on True Blood! But also, they're making Star Wars-themed cakes! And on Falling Skies, the gang decides to bring Pope on a mission, for some reason. » 6/27/11 9:00am 6/27/11 9:00am

This Week's TV: Have True Blood and Futurama finally gone too far?…

Two of television's great champions return this week: True Blood is shaking things up with some major changes in Sookie's life. And Futurama is shaking up its characters in... a very different way. But Leverage and Burn Notice also return. » 6/20/11 9:00am 6/20/11 9:00am

This Week's TV: Game of Thrones ends, four new shows begin!

How much darker can Game of Thrones get? Find out in the season finale on Sunday! But first, it's time to get together and form...Voltron! Plus aliens conquer the Earth, humans colonize a new world, and a girl gains superpowers. » 6/13/11 9:00am 6/13/11 9:00am

Ian McKellen describes his first look at Martin Freeman's Bilbo…

Ian McKellen reports his first sighting of Martin Freeman in costume as Bilbo Baggins. The dinosaur time travel show Terra Nova will also explore the 22nd Century. Plus updates on Fringe, The Walking Dead, True Blood, Chuck, and more! » 3/09/11 6:00am 3/09/11 6:00am

Ryan Reynolds talks Green Lantern and Deadpool. Plus a new cast member…

Peter Parker is headed to a new school in The Amazing Spider-Man. A Thor writer reveals the Asgardian's most humiliating defeat. Is Batman finally getting a plane? Plus tons of juicy updates on Fringe, The Walking Dead, and True Blood! » 3/07/11 6:00am 3/07/11 6:00am

A moment of actual white-knuckle, edge-of-your-seat suspense from the…

Last night's Outcasts was by far the best episode so far. This show, which started off with a bit of a slow boil, has definitely hit its stride, and it's got some really interesting spins on its Battlestar Galactica-esque themes. » 2/28/11 5:49pm 2/28/11 5:49pm

Are two huge stars competing to play an unexpected Superman villain?…

A major heavy-hitter might be the villain of Zack Snyder's reboot after all — and a couple of big-time actors are reportedly in line to play him. The new Hulk won't just share Marc Ruffalo's movements... it'll share his looks. » 2/28/11 6:00am 2/28/11 6:00am

Matt Smith talks monsters and pirates on the new Doctor Who series.…

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

Outcasts shows us how the ''pull back to shocking reveal'' thing is done

You didn't see the ending of tonight's Outcasts episode coming, did you? Now this is how you pan back to reveal that there's a larger frame that almost nobody knows about — and it's coming to ruin everyone's day. » 2/21/11 8:07pm 2/21/11 8:07pm

BBC's Outcasts has crashed and burned

Outcasts was one of the most inventive science fiction shows to come along in recent years, but it couldn't snag a mass audience. The BBC has moved the show's final three episodes to Sunday nights, late at night. » 2/17/11 12:03pm 2/17/11 12:03pm

Could Arnold Schwarzenegger and the director of Community's paintball…

It's very early days, but we've got to admit that the latest Terminator 5 news has us a little excited. Plus Dark Shadows casts two key female roles, at least one Hobbit casting announcement was a little premature, Men in Black 3 hits script troubles, there are new Battle: Los Angeles pictures, and more! » 2/16/11 6:00am 2/16/11 6:00am