Every time a TV show gets greenlit, it's a huge gamble. Networks stake millions of dollars on risky ideas, that need to bring back audiences week after week. Sometimes it pays off — Lost and Game of Thrones cost a lot of money — but sometimes it doesn't. Here are the 10 most expensive failed TV shows of all time.
Television shows often seem to experience huge ratings drop-offs after their first episodes. But even so, this is really something. Intelligence went from 16.6 million viewers in its first week to 6.1 million in its second.
This season of Falling Skies has been frustrating. The storylines have felt sillier and more random, and outings like last week's "extended dream sequence" romp haven't helped. But the show's getting a brand new writing staff next season, and last night's episode showcased the main reason it deserves another shot: the…
There's actual forward motion on the new Terminator film, which Megan Ellison and her brother David have been trying to get off the ground for a while. According to Deadline, two new screenwriters have been hired to collaborate on the project... and they're kind of a weird pairing.
With his recent appearance on Doctor Who, Mark Sheppard cemented his place as science fiction's greatest character actor. But we've been loving Sheppard for years...and we assembled this video of every last one of his scifi roles to prove his awesomeness.
The first single from Christina Aguilera's new album debuts next week. To celebrate, RCA has released cover art for her CD, called "Bionic." Christina is looking awesomely similar to the original Bionic Woman fembots, pictured below.
CBS is finally getting in on the hour-long SF drama genre, by turning it into something it understands very well. The network behind the NCIS and CSI franchises is bringing its procedural chops to time travel drama Murmurs.
Dreamworks are moving ahead with their plans for a live-action English-language version of manga classic Ghost In The Shell, assigning a high-profile new writer and announcing that it'll also be in 3D. We're calling it now: It's the next Avatar.
We're scared of robots that look almost, but not quite, human... because they remind us of walking corpses. And the deadliest killer robots are often the ones which exploit this zombie fear, before slaughtering us.
With news of more fall pilots slowly trickling out from the networks, we're wondering if other networks may be following Fox's lead in looking for shows that definitely aren't science fiction.
It's official: Bionic Woman star Michelle Ryan co-stars in Doctor Who's Easter special, "Planet Of The Dead." And she's already begun her journey with David Tennant. Click through for tons of pics, with minor spoilers.
Ignore any idea of popster Lily Allen being the eleventh Doctor's companion. There's a new name being bandied about to join the cast of Doctor Who... and it's a little more believable: Michelle Ryan.
Click to viewBeing evil is supposed to make you smarter, but it doesn't always work out that way. In science fiction, evil twins are often more idiotic than their good counterparts. Just check out our list!
So now we know that NBC is paying attention to all the complaints about the direction of Heroes, and has fired two of the show's co-executive producers in response. Now they're rumored to be considering bringing in Pushing Daisies' Bryan Fuller to replace them. But what changes - if any - will the loss of Jeph Loeb…
After Jaime Somers quit fighting international naughtiness as the Bionic Woman, she got her PhD and became a therapist to other secret agents, according to the last ever Bionic TV movie Bionic Ever After. (Which, as you might guess, sees the Six Million Dollar Man marrying the Bionic Woman.) And yeesh, she's a really…
If you couldn't get enough of Romo Lampkin, the Blues Brothers-esque attorney who saved Gaius Baltar and hallucinated about his dead cat on Battlestar Galactica, then rejoice! Actor Mark Sheppard is playing the villainous Manservant Neville in the last two episodes of The Middleman season one, and he's also set to…
Click to viewWere you shocked to realize Sarah Connor (Lena Headey) was secretly British? When you were mining through Battlestar Galactica DVD bonus features, did you start yelling at the screen when Lee Adama spoke with a British accent? It turns out American science fiction is crammed with aliens — British and…
In 1977, I was a snotty 16-year-old who had just discovered punk rock. Keeping up with the latest 45s left little time for TV, and anyway, I’m sure I looked down my nose at anything as “silly” as The Bionic Woman. And toys associated with that show? Not cool at all. Well, I was wrong about that, because now I want,…