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How The TV Show of Octavia Butler's Dawn Will Stay True to Her Incredible Vision

Making Octavia Butler’s novel Dawn into a television show sounds like kind of a foolhardy idea. It’s a post-apocalyptic storyline, in which the Earth is basically on the brink of destruction, and the last humans are offered salvation by aliens... who want to mate with us and change us. How do you put that on TV? »9/04/15 4:00pmToday 4:00pm

Killjoys and Dark Matter Tried To Bring Fun Back to Space. Here's How To Do Better.

A few months ago, Syfy made a push back into the fun space-adventure programming we used to see from the channel. Fridays saw them airing Killjoys and Dark Matter, both of which just got renewed. Both shows had a lot going for them, but do they deserve another season? And how can they improve next year? »9/03/15 1:11pmYesterday 1:11pm

Are We Getting Too Many New Television Shows For Our Own Good?

Call it the summer of television’s discontent. There’s been an unusually high amount of studio meddling in upcoming TV series this summer. Shows have been retooled, showrunners have been fired, blood has been spilled. And the reason may be that television studios are just producing too much content now. »9/02/15 5:30pmWednesday 5:30pm

Which TV Show Went Downhill...But Then Ended on a High Note?

There’s nothing more frustrating than watching a once-decent TV show slide downhill into mediocrity or worse. But sometimes, there’s one last flash of brilliance. Sometimes, a show pulls off a series finale that actually puts an exclamation point at the end of its sentence. Which show pulled out of a slump for its… »9/02/15 2:16pmWednesday 2:16pm

The Co-Creator of Arrow Is Making A "Hot Gothic" Show About The Brides of Dracula

Are you ready for another sexy vampire soap opera? Just a couple years after its Dracula show crashed and burned, NBC is ready to try again. Greg Berlanti, producer of The Flash, Arrow and Supergirl will make a pilot called Brides, which follows three female vampires as they live in modern New York City. »9/01/15 3:30pmTuesday 3:30pm

This First Clip From the Gotham Season Premiere Is Already Completely Bonkers

As io9’s reviewer of Gotham, I’ve been looking forward to the second season much like I look forward to a dentist appoint—painful, but necessary. But this two-minute clip from the show’s first new episode has dropped, and it’s so terrible, so insane, and yet so promising you all have to give it a watch. »9/01/15 7:15amTuesday 7:15am