Why I'm Kind Of Tired Of The "Smartest Man In The Room"

He used to be so cool and unpredictable. He would breeze into a complicated situation and make it simple through the razor-sharp power of his intellect. But lately, he's gotten dull and predictable, performing the same party trick over and over. The "smartest man in the room" is overexposed lately, and he needs a… » 12/22/14 1:09pm 12/22/14 1:09pm

This Week's TV: What If JFK Sent A Generation Ship Into Space In 1963?

We say a big farewell this week to one of our favorite shows, The Legend of Korra, which ends after four seasons with a huge, mecha-filled battle. Plus, Syfy introduces its new miniseries, Ascension, set 50 years after JFK launches a generation ship into space. Get sneak peeks at the rest of this week's TV right here! » 12/15/14 9:00am 12/15/14 9:00am

This Week's TV: Maleficent Teams Up With Ursula And Cruella De Vil

We've got a bunch of mid-seasons finales happening this weekend, including a showdown between the Flash and the Reverse-Flash, a Castiel family reunion on Supernatural, and Ra's Al Ghul's ultimatum on Arrow. But Once Upon a Time kicks off its cliffhanger with a story shift—and a Disney villain team-up. » 12/08/14 9:00am 12/08/14 9:00am

This Week's TV: Watch A Serial-Killing Cupid And A Vampire Thanksgiving

We've got some interesting comic book characters coming to TV this week, with Gotham focused on Harvey Dent and Cupid bringing her brand of insanity to Arrow. Plus, Sleepy Hollow deals with a ghost haunting the psychiatric hospital and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is in for a violent family reunion. » 11/17/14 9:00am 11/17/14 9:00am

This Week's TV: An All-Girls School Performs Supernatural: The Musical

That's right, Supernatural is celebrating its 200th episode with a musical, and teenage girls are playing the roles of Sam and Dean. Atlantis returns for another season of mashed-up Greek mythology; Gravity Falls heads to time jail; and Z Nation has to deal with glowing, radioactive zombies. Get all the details below! » 11/10/14 9:00am 11/10/14 9:00am

Are You Hurting Your Brain By "Hate-Watching" Bad Television?

Everybody does it. We obsessively watch TV shows that we kind of despise, and then we mock them, and complain about them on the internet afterwards. "Hate-watching" is a thing now. What's going on — are we just masochists? Are we doing serious damage to our bodies? What's the worst thing that could happen to us? » 11/03/14 12:18pm 11/03/14 12:18pm

Crazy Rumor: Is Avengers 3 Going to Be Split Into Two Movies?

A new image from Star Wars reveals a showdown. How many Batsuits will there be in Batman v. Superman? Another TOS cast member talks about being in the new Star Trek. X-Men: Age of Apocalypse concludes an X-trilogy. The watchword for Age of Ultron is "more," according to Jeremy Renner. Plus more about The Flash and … » 9/29/14 6:00am 9/29/14 6:00am

The Ferrari Chase Scene From Scorpion Is Even Dumber Than We Thought

"Amazing awfulness" is how our sister site io9 described the pilot episode of CBS' new show Scorpion, which is ostensibly about a team of hackers who help the Department of Homeland Security. (At least it's not the NSA.) But the pilot's amazingly awful chase scene is even dumber than we all realized. » 9/24/14 12:12pm 9/24/14 12:12pm

Scorpion Brings the Stupidest, Most Batshit Insane Hacker Scene Ever

So Scorpion debuted last night on CBS, bringing us the thrilling tale of "geniuses" who help DHS by setting up wifi access points in restaurants. Yes, that is a true plot point. It all leads to this scene, whose true meaning I will unfold for you so that you can appreciate the full amazing awfulness. » 9/23/14 4:03pm 9/23/14 4:03pm

Which Brand New Fall TV Show Will Be The First To Be Cancelled?

Tonight marks the start of the fall TV season in earnest. And the networks are rolling out tons of new shows, hoping to capture your eyeballs week after week. But every year, there's at least one show that crashes and burns after a few episodes. Time to vote: Which new show is this year's Do No Harm? » 9/22/14 1:30pm 9/22/14 1:30pm

This Week's TV: 3 New Series, Including A Crazy Ridiculous Hacker Show

Fall TV is back! You may have already decided whether you're watching the Batman prequel show Gotham or the immortal medical examiner Forever, but what's up with supergenius show Scorpion? Plus, info on the season premieres of Sleepy Hollow, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Person of Interest, and a frozen Once Upon a Time! » 9/22/14 9:00am 9/22/14 9:00am