The Biggest Surprise In Syfy's 12 Monkeys Is The 12 Monkeys Themselves

How do you turn an existentially comfortless movie about a futile journey from a post-apocalyptic future into the present day into an ongoing TV series? One way is to make the time travel less futile. But another is to create a really scary villain — and with its second episode, 12 Monkeys stars doing just that. » 1/24/15 5:55pm Yesterday 5:55pm

The 100 Introduces Us To Its Very Own Version Of Seppuku

Can the Sky People and the Grounders really get along? That's the big question as Clarke and her friends get ready to move on Mount Weather. But before they can rescue their people, they have to deal with intrigue, betrayal, and Clarke's own sense of guilt — all of which culminates in a particularly brutal death. » 1/22/15 3:20pm Thursday 3:20pm

Supernatural Manages To Have The 2 Most Annoying Female Characters On TV

In its 10th season, Supernatural's new formula seems to consist of: 1) way lower stakes, as compared to the overarching plots of previous seasons, and 2) soap-operatic subplots involving Castiel and Crowley. To that end, the show has introduced the two most annoying female characters on television. » 1/21/15 1:24pm Wednesday 1:24pm

The Originals Wields Irony Like A F--ing Straight Razor

To most people, The Originals is a wacky spinoff of the "vampire love triangle" show The Vampire Diaries — in which the ancient vamps from TVD go to New Orleans, have a magic baby, and get caught up in endless power struggles. But to devotees, The Originals is a reliable supplier of hilariously bitter irony. Just… » 1/20/15 7:59pm Tuesday 7:59pm

The Venture Bros. Just. Changed. Everything. (Again.)

The Venture Bros. just blew themselves up. I'm not referring to Hank and Dean, actually, who used to have a nasty habit of dying horribly. I'm referring to the show itself, which returned with an hour-long special that not only brought years of storylines to an end, but set up a new status quo for the Venture universe. » 1/20/15 12:40pm Tuesday 12:40pm

Everything Agent Carter Does To Fix Her Mess Just Makes It Worse

Thus far, Agent Carter isn't providing nearly as much wish-fulfillment as the short film version that appeared on the Iron Man 3 Blu-ray. The 15-minute short painted a picture of a super-competent agent whose brilliance went unnoticed (at first.) But the television version of Peggy Carter makes lots of mistakes. Lots… » 1/14/15 8:30am 1/14/15 8:30am