Showtime Goes Scifi With Dollhouse-Esque Slave-Bot Show

Showtime is deciding what synthetic creatures live — and which ones die — on their new drama Syns (formerly Doll's Hospital). Based on a British TV series, Syns is set in a world filled with "humanlike" synthetic organisms that are used for all sorts of purposes — from menial labor to sex. The show will be produced by » 12/09/08 1:30pm 12/09/08 1:30pm

Insects, Nazis, and the Gulf War in New Showtime Series

Showtime is bringing in The Exterminators, courtesy of a just-announced adaptation of DC Comics' horror series from the Vertigo line. In a strange moment of the circuitous nature of media, Vertigo's The Exterminators actually started life as a pitch for a TV show by writer Simon Oliver before being turned into a… » 7/10/08 6:30am 7/10/08 6:30am