This Week's TV: It had to happen. Summer Glau is playing an elf!

She's played a killer robot, a super-soldier and a couple of types of mutants... but how did it take this long for Summer Glau to play an elf? At last, the wait is over! Also, Victoria's Secret is done with superhero costumes and they're doing some kind of "nightmare circus" look. Neil Patrick Harris helps to judge the… » 12/03/12 9:00am 12/03/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Two of your favorite comic book characters are coming…

This week's television includes the debuts of two of your favorite characters from the world of comics: The Walking Dead reveals a "fan favorite character," and Arrow introduces the Huntress. Plus someone is taking huge, possibly unforgiveable liberties with Pinky and the Brain! Mira Sorvino shows us what happens when… » 11/26/12 9:00am 11/26/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Carrie Fisher is the Ghost of Christmas WTF. Plus how…

Your first glimpse of the next Walking Dead includes Rick trying to explain himself to the others — and it doesn't look good. But also, this week's TV includes the beginning of the Christmas-themed TV movies — including one where Carrie Fisher is a cranky ghost. Meanwhile, Adventure Time is back, and trippier than… » 11/12/12 9:00am 11/12/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: The Most Epic Celebration of Joss Whedon's Firefly!

You may already know everything there is to know about Firefly — but you still might discover something new from the huge extravaganza airing this week. Syfy comes up with a novel explanation for where superstorms come from: ghosts! Also, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes proves once and for all that it deserved a… » 11/05/12 9:00am 11/05/12 9:00am

This Week's Must-Watch Television Event: a Monty Python Spectacular!

This week's episode of American Horror Story: Asylum is all about a massive storm devastating the Northeastern United States... coincidence, or demonic inspiration? Also, there's one of the weirdest-sounding Monty Python specials ever, combining animation and the voice of a dead Python. Ben Edlund is back, and doing… » 10/29/12 9:00am 10/29/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: The Biggest Wasted Opportunity in Ages. Plus Brand New

This week on TV, the Venture Bros. are celebrating Halloween in their own unique style. There's the single best cast of a Syfy Original Movie you could possibly imagine, including one Star Trek star and Ernest Hemingway's grandkid. One of DC Comics' coolest characters is coming to Arrow, and Buzz Aldrin is playing… » 10/22/12 9:00am 10/22/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Proof that We Live in a Golden Age of Television…

American Horror Story is back, and quite possibly twice as insane as last season. Plus Walking Dead ups the ante, proving that basic cable horror is a flourishing genre at last. We get an intense look inside the making of Hitchcock's The Birds. And it turns out that if you write to Dracula instead of Santa, you get a… » 10/15/12 9:00am 10/15/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Fringe, Ninja Turtles, Star Wars, and a dozen other…

This is an absolutely massive week of television. There are a ton of new shows premiering, including Last Resort and the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But also, a ton of shows are coming back, including Fringe, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Person of Interest, and DC Nation. There's also a totally separate Star Wars » 9/24/12 9:00am 9/24/12 9:00am

Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Television in 2011

Feeling like there are no great adventures left on television? Don't worry — there's tons of great science fiction and fantasy coming to the small screen this year. Here's our list of the year's genre television, from superheroes to time-travelers. » 1/06/11 6:47pm 1/06/11 6:47pm

Criminals Beware: Superjail's Psychopathic Robots Will Kick Your Ass

The future of law enforcement is psychedelic, robotic and violent... according to new Adult Swim show Superjail » 9/28/08 10:00am 9/28/08 10:00am, at least. The new series has its official premiere tonight at 11:45 (even though two episodes have already appeared as special previews), and as this clip shows, you can expect something that mixes…