Why Jeffrey Combs is our ultimate avatar of sexy weirdness

You're already a fan of Jeffrey Combs. Maybe you've seen him play a slew of all-too-human aliens on Star Trek, maybe you've watched him go too far in Re-Animator. But we bet you haven't seen all his great genre roles. » 10/05/10 5:30pm 10/05/10 5:30pm

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

Scott Peters Explains Why 4400 People Should Be Abducted

Miss your 4,400 buddies who disappeared, then reappeared with strange powers? Well, never fret — because the entire box set of the The 4400 » 10/27/08 7:00am 10/27/08 7:00am TV series is out today, and we've got an exclusive clip from the special features, featuring creator Scott Peters explaining how he came to the conclusion that 4400 people needed…

Eli Stone Creator Assists Aliens' "Return" To Earth

One man is responsible for The 4400 » 9/05/08 11:30am 9/05/08 11:30am and ! The other is responsible for bringing George Michael to the small screen as Johnny Lee Miller's imaginary friend! And together, they're going to bring aliens to the White House! At least, that's just one of the plot threads in the new project by creator Greg Berlanti and and …

What Scifi Teaches Us About Lying, Deceitful Mentors

In two of this summer's biggest action movies, the hero's mentor turns out to be a lying, manipulative sack of villainy. And nobody in the audience is surprised, because it's a scifi fact of life: mentors lie to you. They feed you half-truths ("Darth Vader killed your dad") and outright lies, to get you to follow their… » 7/01/08 4:00pm 7/01/08 4:00pm

Which Overexposed Scifi Actor Should Take A Nice Break?

You keep seeing the same faces over and over again in science fiction. At first it's like, "Oh, there's my old friend Summer Glau. I'm so glad she's getting work." And then, it slowly turns into, "How many maniacs of science can Jeffrey Combs play before he actually falls asleep in mid-speech and lights his hair on fire… » 2/20/08 12:00pm 2/20/08 12:00pm