Why Smallville Should Stay An Only Child (Kind Of)

With yet more rumors that the CW are looking at spinning a new show out of the long-running Smallville going around, it's time to finally break the truth to the troubled network: The show can't support a spin-off. Here's why. » 6/20/09 12:00pm 6/20/09 12:00pm

The Graysons Won't Make It To TV After All

I'm not going to say I told you so, but I totally told you so » 11/07/08 3:03pm 11/07/08 3:03pm: The CW have scrapped plans for , the -esque take on the early life of Dick Grayson (AKA Robin The Boy Wonder) because "the concept doesn't fit the current strategy for the Batman franchise," according to a statement from Warner Bros. Which translates as "this …

The One Wet Reason Why No-One Needs To Be Afraid Of The Graysons

While we're somewhat... unexcited about the possibilities thrown up by newly-announced CW pilot The Graysons » 10/04/08 12:00pm 10/04/08 12:00pm, there's one thing about the "It's Robin - before he's Robin!" project that everyone seems to be overlooking. Namely, the fact that we're probably never going to see on television. Why? Because we've been here…

Smallville + Young Dick Grayson = Crap Sandwich

There was just one upside to the stories about the CW ordering a pilot of The Graysons » 10/03/08 11:10am 10/03/08 11:10am, a show about Dick "D.J." Grayson before his acrobat parents died and he became Robin, Batman's sidekick: at least it seemed like that show would replace , and put that eight-year baby-Superman angst fest out of its misery. But no.…

From The Department Of Horrendous Ideas: The Worst Smallville Clone…

The CW is working on a show to replace Smallville » 10/01/08 10:20am 10/01/08 10:20am if the young-Superman soap opera ends this year. will focus on Dick Grayson before he became Robin and joined up with Bruce Wayne. In other words, it'll be about a kid hanging out at the circus with his acrobat parents, who are doomed to die due to trapeze sabotage.…