Must Watch: 12 Monkeys' Amazing Coke-Fueled Himalayan Mummy Dance Party


Even apart from its many other delights, Syfy's decision to make a TV series of 12 Monkeys will have been worth it just for this weird-ass scene where businessmen wheel out a thousand-year-old frozen corpse in a Japanese nightclub. Now THAT's a party! Watch for yourself. » 3/30/15 4:15pm Yesterday 4:15pm

What Should Happen In The X-Files Reunion?

After being decommissioned 13 years ago, FBI agents Muller and Scully are returning to TV for a six-part event miniseries. It's exciting, but given the lackluster way the TV show ended and the two so-so movies that followed it, it's also kind of disconcerting. So what do you want to see when The X-Files return? » 3/30/15 2:00pm Yesterday 2:00pm

Our First Look At The US Adaptation Of Sweden's Hit Scifi Series Humans

Hey, remember Real Humans? That brilliant Swedish show about synthetic androids who work as family servants, but who also harbor a dark secret? Well, we already told you that AMC was remaking the series as Humans, but now they've aired the first brief, intriguing teaser trailer. » 3/30/15 1:25pm Yesterday 1:25pm

Absolutely Incredible Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon: Day 3!

The cosplay does not stop! Emerald City Comicon was just bursting with beautiful recreations of costumes from comics, movies, television and books. And to prove it, here's one last batch of the best ECCC cosplay! » 3/30/15 12:49pm Yesterday 12:49pm

Adam West And Burt Ward Will Star In An Animated 1966-Style Batman Movie

After a wonderful return on Blu-ray the Bat-buzz around the 1966 Batman TV series has been unstoppable. And now it's coming back, but in animated movie form. » 3/30/15 12:11pm Yesterday 12:11pm

io9 March Madness Championship Round: Star Wars vs. Star Trek!

In a way this was inevitable, wasn't it? As we moved closer and closer to the finals, it became clear that everything else was just distractions from another chapter in a debate that's raged for decades: Star Wars vs. Star Trek. » 3/30/15 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

It Turns Out Phil Isn't The Most Conniving Person On Last Man On Earth

Phil has spent the last few episodes of The Last Man on Earth as a pretty ineffective schemer, trying to apply sitcom logic to get his way. But it turns out that someone else is much better at manipulating post-apocalyptic life to get what they want — and even get it from Phil. » 3/30/15 11:40am Yesterday 11:40am

First Teaser For AMC's Martial Arts Drama Promises Swordplay, Intrigue

The teaser for Into the Badlands is here! Unfortunately, it doesn't offer much more intel than what we already knew, except for a confirmation of the title, that swordplay will definitely have a major role, and a suggestion that the action will kick off in the antebellum American South. » 3/30/15 10:20am Yesterday 10:20am

Heroes' Best, Most Problematic Character Is Coming Back For Reborn

If you had to narrow down a single reason why Heroes was such a runaway hit in its first season, you'd have to select Hiro, the time-traveling Japanese nerd played by Masi Oka. So why does the news that Hiro is returning for the sequel series, Heroes Reborn, fill me with such dread? » 3/30/15 9:40am Yesterday 9:40am

This Week's TV: Mark Hamill Reprises His Role As The Flash's Trickster!

Yes, Mark Hamill is back in his second most iconic DC role in this week's The Flash. Will Syfy's Greek mythology show Olympus be cheesy fun or just plain terrible? Plus, Outlander's back from its honeymoon, Archer finishes up its season finale, and Steven Universe crosses over with Uncle Grandpa. » 3/30/15 9:00am Yesterday 9:00am

On The Walking Dead, Rick Saves Alexandria, But At What Cost?

The Walking Dead wrapped up its generally excellent fifth season with an extra-long, 90-minute special finale last night. But not only did it not feel bloated, but it culminated in one of the show's greatest final acts ever — but did Rick save Alexandria, or destroy it? » 3/30/15 8:20am Yesterday 8:20am

First Footage From The Walking Dead Spinoff Attacks LA

Here is is the first, official look at the Walking Dead's not-so-brilliantly titled spinoff series Fear The Walking Dead. However, we will admit that changing up the post-apocalyptic location is a nice difference. Hello, bloody LA! » 3/30/15 7:20am Yesterday 7:20am

The Most Astonishing Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon... Part 2!

They sure know how to party in Seattle. Yesterday, we brought you a batch of incredible cosplay pics from Emerald City Comicon — but today's photos are way more stunning. Including some costumes we've never, ever seen done before. Check out best of ECCC's cosplay, day two! » 3/29/15 12:36pm Sunday 12:36pm

The Most Mind-Blowing Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon.... So Far

Cosplay is our sartorial gateway to fantastical worlds and wonderful visions. We can never actually visit the places we watch and read about in science fiction and fantasy, but really great cosplay brings us closer to them. This weekend is Emerald City Comicon, and we've been blown away by some of the costumes thus… » 3/28/15 1:00pm Saturday 1:00pm

Too Bad, That Rumor About A New Star Trek TV Show Is Absolutely False

We'd all love to see a brand new Star Trek TV series, as the show warps towards its 50th anniversary. Almost everyone agrees Trek belongs on television, where thoughtful stories and optimism can flourish. But the latest rumor about a Star Trek TV show in the works? Is absolutely 100 percent false. » 3/28/15 11:22am Saturday 11:22am

An FBI Profiler Explains The Psychology Of Breaking Bad's Walter White

In the latest episode of Vanity Fair's "Psych of a Psycho" YouTube series (previous subjects include Game of Thrones' "hideous and vile" juvenile criminal King Joffrey), host Candice DeLong, a former FBI profiler, breaks down the psychology of Breaking Bad's Walter White. » 3/27/15 7:00pm Friday 7:00pm

Which "Lovable" Villain Is Actually Terrifying When You Think About It?

Science fiction and fantasy are full of straight-up scary villains. But then there are the lovable ones, who are too quirky and goofy to seem really threatening. They start to become part of the gang, even. But they're still horrible people. Which "lovable" villain is actually horrifying if you think about him or her? » 3/27/15 2:10pm Friday 2:10pm

The 12 Plot Ideas That Every Single Classic TV Show Did To Death

Making a TV show is a terrible grind — especially back in the day, when shows were entirely made up of standalone episodes. So it's no wonder that so many classic shows reached for the same handful of plots, over and over. Here are 12 storylines you'll find in every old science fiction and fantasy show. » 3/27/15 1:46pm Friday 1:46pm

The Walking Dead spin-off has an official (dumb) name. Creator/producer Robert Kirkman tweeted it will be call Fear the Walking Dead, in case, you know, you thought it might be Annoy the Walking Dead, Hug the Walking Dead or even Be Ambivalent About the Walking Dead. » 3/27/15 1:40pm Friday 1:40pm

io9 March Madness Final 4: Trek vs. Doctor Who, Marvel vs. Star Wars!

Today are the semifinals for io9's March Madness: Movies vs. TV. That means it's time to make picks for the grand showdown on Monday. So who's going to be? Star Wars or the Marvel movies? Doctor Who or Star Trek? Time to vote! » 3/27/15 12:00pm Friday 12:00pm