The Stylish First Trailer For Syfy's "Mad Men In Space" Show Ascension

In the alternate reality of Syfy's upcoming TV miniseries Ascension, President Kennedy launched 600 Americans into space aboard a generation ship. In this trailer, we get a peek at the world where people—including Battlestar Galactica's Tricia Helfer—have lived in space for decades but still dress like it's the 1960s. » 10/01/14 1:37pm Yesterday 1:37pm

The Agents Of SHIELD's Main Superpower Is Accepting Each Other's Damage

Last night's Agents of SHIELD was really like part two of the season opener, wrapping up the Absorbing Man story and the "getting the team together again" story. But the best bits involved our heroes accepting each other's damage, and even using it to get things done. Spoilers ahead... » 10/01/14 11:30am Yesterday 11:30am

The Cast Reading the New Middleman Graphic Novel Is the Best Thing

THE BEST THING. NO THINGS ARE BETTER. The much-beloved Middleman only lasted on TV for 12 episodes, but it's still beloved by many a fan. And after a successful crowdfunding campaign, the original cast has reunited to read the script of the new graphic novel. So get out your milk flasks and your cruelty-free vegan… » 9/30/14 10:00pm Tuesday 10:00pm

Warning: These Adventure Time Art Books Are The Ultimate Time Sink!

There's so much beautiful weirdness packed into every 11-minute episode of Adventure Time, it's hard to appreciate it all. Which is where two new books come in. Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo and The Title Cards give you a closer look at the show's creativity. We've got some never-seen artwork from both books. » 9/30/14 4:00pm Tuesday 4:00pm

​Sleepy Hollow Raises Our Expectations (And a Punny Monster)

Last week, Sleepy Hollow got everyone out of the cliffhanger clutches of evil. But while it was as entertaining as ever, there were lingering issues everywhere. This week addresses them so directly you can tell the Horseman reads the recaps And they also go full Frankenstein, because you need a B-plot of something,… » 9/30/14 2:45pm Tuesday 2:45pm

Post-Scarcity Societies (That Still Have Scarcity)

One of the most alluring dreams in science fiction is the post-scarcity society — a place or time where nobody goes without, because technology has improved. But when you dig deeper, most post-scarcity worlds still have some scarcity, because otherwise it's hard to tell a story about them. See for yourself! » 9/30/14 12:23pm Tuesday 12:23pm

"How Did This Turn Into A Flirty Thing?" Amy Acker Talks Root And Shaw

The new season of Person of Interest plunged us into a dystopian A.I.-monitored world. And all of a sudden, Root is the linchpin of everything, as she helps the undercover Machine Gang. We talked to Amy Acker about Root's new role, her flirtation with Shaw, and whether Root will be meeting Samaritan's right-hand woman… » 9/29/14 4:13pm Monday 4:13pm

Which Story Went Terribly Wrong, But Then Managed A Beautiful Ending?

The world is full of stories that stoked up your excitement, only to deliver a weak ending. But sometimes, the opposite happens — sometimes you get a disastrous middle, and then a story randomly pulls out a beautiful ending. What's the most wonderful ending to a weak story you've ever seen? » 9/29/14 2:10pm Monday 2:10pm

Last Night's Posthuman Simpsons Couch Gag Was The Weirdest One Yet

The Simpsons' couch gags have turned into a showcase for different directors and animators who often turn the opening credits into spectacular short films. We're particularly in love with the sublime strangeness of last night's couch gag, which imagines the animated family some 8,000 years in the future. » 9/29/14 1:20pm Monday 1:20pm

Can You Find All The New Villains Teased In This Gotham Season Preview?

Whatever issues the first episode of Gotham had, this newest trailer for the show — one that teases the entire first season — indicates it could very well deliver on the potential seen in the premiere. But if it's not going to deliver on the potential, it's definitely going to deliver more Bat-villains. » 9/29/14 12:48pm Monday 12:48pm