Worst television versions of science fiction and fantasy books

The Walking Dead carried all our dreams on its undead shoulders. We're all hoping HBO's Game of Thrones will also rule. But sadly, television has an even worse record of adapting books than movies. Here are 10 book-to-television embarrassments. » 11/01/10 3:34pm 11/01/10 3:34pm

The first novel of Riverworld covers deep waters, but it's a rough ride

There's a lot going on in 1972's Hugo-winning novel, Philip José Farmer's To Your Scattered Bodies Go. But in this introduction to his legendary Riverworld, the waters can get a bit choppy and muddy. » 7/03/10 3:26pm 7/03/10 3:26pm

Riverworld: Where You Can Fuck Mark Twain If You Want To

Who knew there was this much raunch in Syfy's adaptation of Philip José Farmer's Riverworld books? Tahmoh Penikett is naked/in bondage, while another character practices Kama Sutra on Mark Twain's steamboat. This weekend's Riverworld promises to be quite the experience. » 4/16/10 2:56pm 4/16/10 2:56pm

Syfy Is Turning Into VH1: More Reality TV And Tracy Morgan

What's on Syfy's plate for the next year? Cons: a cooking show, a home design program, and a heightened focus on reality TV. Pros: Tracy Morgan back hosting Scare Tactics, yelling whatever he damn well pleases! » 3/18/10 7:30am 3/18/10 7:30am

18 Upcoming TV Shows That Could Save Small-Screen Scifi

Is science fiction doomed on television? Hell no! Here are 18 TV series in the pipeline that could recharge your love of the fantastical, including alien invasions, dinosaurs, superheroes, time travel, super-spies, government conspiracies, zombies and changelings. Minor spoilers ahead. » 2/22/10 2:30pm 2/22/10 2:30pm