This week, we have the season finale of Tower Prep and the season premiere of Primeval, and marathons of Doctor Who, Twilight Zone, and assorted other classics. Plus Rufus Sewell meets a mermaid, and Alec "Obi-Wan" Guinness pioneers science-fiction comedy.
The big event on television this week is the return of Doctor Who, airing in the U.S. and U.K. on the same day. There are also two new episodes of the vastly underrated Tower Prep. Plus some fun marathons!
This week's television rules! There's the long-awaited Robot Chicken Star Wars special. Henry Rollins wants to know if you have the "warrior gene." Big Bang Theory does the JLA! Plus live(ish) comedy from Ricky Gervais, Jeff Bridges...and Monty Python.
There's some damn fine television this week, including new Christmas specials from Warehouse 13, Eureka and Robot Chicken. President Obama guest stars on Mythbusters. Jack Bristow fights a rogue icecap. Vin Diesel saves the baby Jesus. Plus Fringe and Smallville.
How can you get through television's Thanksgiving lull? We're here to help. There are half-kaiju, half-teenager rebels, walking dinosaur skeletons, a team of superhero sidekicks, and Jewel Staite romancing Flash Gordon. Plus Chuck, Walking Dead and Sanctuary. It'll be okay.
Check out the Cartoon Network's first ever live-action show, about a prison school. Plus DC comics' brand new animation Young Justice, a show that should've been called Bender's Wonder Years, and the number one show you should avoid while high.
Is science fiction doomed on television? Hell no! Here are 18 TV series in the pipeline that could recharge your love of the fantastical, including alien invasions, dinosaurs, superheroes, time travel, super-spies, government conspiracies, zombies and changelings. Minor spoilers ahead.