Are We Upon the Kidocalypse?

The last weekend of September 2014 was also the last weekend a broadcast network aired Saturday morning cartoons. Is this the end of an animated era, or is it a sign of a long trend coming across multiple genres of children's entertainment? Children's programming used to be a highly lucrative television market, but… » 11/06/14 3:30pm 11/06/14 3:30pm

This Week's TV: The Return of Supernatural, Clone Wars, Vampire Diaries

Most of your favorite TV shows are back this week, as the spring TV season cranks into action. Check out your first look at new episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Supernatural, Vampire Diaries, Once Upon a Time and several others. Plus our favorite nerdy musical icon is finally getting his own Behind The Music » 1/02/12 9:00am 1/02/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Doctor Who's Moment of Truth, the Venture Bros. Musical…

A Time Lord may be running out of time, as Doctor Who comes back this weekend. And meanwhile, see the Venture Bros. like you've never seen them before. And somebody finally had the bright idea of giving Summer Glau superpowers! » 8/22/11 9:00am 8/22/11 9:00am

This Week's TV: Why has Futurama's Fry been Simpsonized?

Why does Fry suddenly look like a member of the Simpson family? You'll have to watch our new Futurama clip to find out. Meanwhile, the Warehouse 13 gang go inside a video game to save Eureka's Fargo...and Claudia's an elf! » 8/15/11 9:00am 8/15/11 9:00am

This Week's TV: Falling Skies ends, and you'll never guess who's been…

Television is going to teach us what happened to the dead people on Torchwood, and to the kidnapped children on Falling Skies. We're also going to visit a sinister alternate universe with Phineas and Ferb. And Jeri "Seven of Nine" Ryan comes to Warehouse 13! » 8/01/11 9:00am 8/01/11 9:00am

This Week's TV: ThunderCats slice your television set with glowing…

Television has many thrills in store for you this week — but chief among them is the return of Lion-O in the Cartoon Network's new ThunderCats series! But he's not alone: There's also a bitchin new Wolverine anime series. » 7/25/11 9:00am 7/25/11 9:00am

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This Week's TV: Lego Star Wars Adventures. Plus the Tackiest Harry…

One of the most popular Star Wars video games spawns a TV special this week, as Lego Star Wars tells a story about Yoda, C-3PO and R2D2 battling the Sith. Meanwhile, Lifetime's new J.K. Rowling biopic looks face-clawingly hideous. » 7/18/11 9:00am 7/18/11 9:00am

This Week's TV: Iron Man's Most Dangerous Battle Yet! Plus the Return…

This week on television, it's a time for tough choices. Several of your favorite television shows are back this week, plus Syfy introduces its new mutant super-team show Alphas. And Iron Man and War Machine both face impossible battles. » 7/11/11 9:00am 7/11/11 9:00am

And that's followed by an extended version of a previously aired episode.

This Week's TV: Torchwood goes big budget! Plus two doses of…

Torchwood is back! The grown-up Doctor Who spin-off is just as intense as ever — but now the budgets are bigger and the action is international. Also on TV this week: Futurama spoofs Tron! Complete with a lightcycle chase! » 7/04/11 9:00am 7/04/11 9:00am

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This Week's TV: The Afterlife, Futurama-Style. And Star Wars Cakes!

This week on television, Bender becomes a ghost! And Eric crashes a witch meting on True Blood! But also, they're making Star Wars-themed cakes! And on Falling Skies, the gang decides to bring Pope on a mission, for some reason. » 6/27/11 9:00am 6/27/11 9:00am

This Week's TV: Have True Blood and Futurama finally gone too far?…

Two of television's great champions return this week: True Blood is shaking things up with some major changes in Sookie's life. And Futurama is shaking up its characters in... a very different way. But Leverage and Burn Notice also return. » 6/20/11 9:00am 6/20/11 9:00am

This Week's TV: Game of Thrones ends, four new shows begin!

How much darker can Game of Thrones get? Find out in the season finale on Sunday! But first, it's time to get together and form...Voltron! Plus aliens conquer the Earth, humans colonize a new world, and a girl gains superpowers. » 6/13/11 9:00am 6/13/11 9:00am

Did all these fantasy stories really rip off Harry Potter?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, opening next week, there are seven Harry Potters. But in real life, there have been way more Potters than that. Here's the complete list of stories that people have accused of copying Potter. » 11/12/10 3:04pm 11/12/10 3:04pm