Why aren't we in a golden age of genre television?

We are, most people would agree, in the midst of a Golden Age of Television. Since the late-1990s, the programming that's been pumped into our homes has been as good as it's ever been — and, in many respects, better than the movies that have long sat atop the Pop Cultural Quality Pile. But why aren't we also in a… » 9/19/11 3:00pm 9/19/11 3:00pm

Most frustrating TV shows canceled on a cliffhanger

As the fall TV season starts up, shows are resolving their agonizing summer cliffhangers — but for some unlucky shows, that resolution never arrived. Here are the most frustrating "cancel-hangers," cliffhanger endings for shows that got cancelled too soon. » 9/21/10 3:30pm 9/21/10 3:30pm

Jesse Alexander On Day One, Spaceships And Dungeons & Dragons

This week, Day One creator Jesse Alexander has been guest-blogging with us as part of our "TV Ate My Brain" week. Closing out the week, we talked to him about influences, the future of storytelling, and the importance of D&D. » 8/30/09 12:00pm 8/30/09 12:00pm

Why Space: Above And Beyond Blazed New Trails

Before Apollo and Starbuck began frakking and fighting in Battlestar Galactica, the Wildcards of Space: Above and Beyond were dogfighting in their Hammerheads, bar-brawling with in-vitro hating racists, and elbow-deep in martian mud as alien artillery screamed from the sky. » 8/25/09 1:30pm 8/25/09 1:30pm

12 Coolest Deaths In Science Fiction History

Click to view » 9/29/08 8:17pm 9/29/08 8:17pmIt's never great to watch a beloved science fiction hero die - but sometimes a memorable heroic death can help turn a science fiction story into a real epic. And some science fiction characters are unforgettable and bad-ass precisely because they died in a memorable way. Here's our list of the dozen…