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TV Wasteland: The Prisoner Arrives by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(November 09, 2009)
Before we begin, I want to mention that Sesame Street turns 40 on November 10th. Massive props to Big Bird and the gang for teaching us all about letters and numbers.

TV Wasteland: Vivacious Visitors Eviscerate Very Viciously by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(November 01, 2009)
The original V occupies a strange place in pop culture, a sort of camp-but-not-really 1980s standout fondly remembered by those who first saw it and all but forgotten by everyone else. It remains a product of its time (right down to the haircuts and jerky

TV Wasteland: This Is Halloween, Halloween, Halloween! by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(October 25, 2009)
Halloween is here and there's a huge plate of genre programming to cover, so let's get right to it!

TV Wasteland: Halloween's A Little Early by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(October 18, 2009)
Everyone jumps on the horror movie bandwagon this time of year and 2009 is no exception. Click to any given channel and you'll find creature features of all varieties, from immortal classics to third-rate turds. The Independent Film Channel, however, goes

TV Wasteland: Cthulhurendous by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(October 11, 2009)
Every time another H.P. Lovecraft adaptation is released, the collective fanbase suppresses a groan. The renowned horror author may have changed the face of the genre, but his work always struggled to assert itself onscreen.

TV Wasteland: Sanctuary Returns by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(October 05, 2009)
A show like Sanctuary isn't supposed to linger. It started out on the web--part of an effort to make Internet content commercially viable, which the established networks tend to ignore as a matter of course. Granted, it had the backing of the Stargate crew

SMALLVILLE - 9.2 - "Metallo" - Video by Rob M. Worley, Editor
(September 29, 2009)
After being struck by a truck, John Corben (guest star Brian Austin Green) wakes up alone in an abandoned apartment as a man-machine with a Kryptonite heart on the "Metallo" episode of SMALLVILLE

TV Wasteland: The Gate Keeps Going by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(September 28, 2009)
Who could have guessed that a throwaway little science fiction film from Roland Emmerich--the Irwin Allen of our era--would produce such a legacy. Stargate: SG-1 became one of sci-fi television's monumental success stories… and has now officially spawned

SMALLVILLE - 9.1 - "Savior" - Video by Rob M. Worley, Editor
(September 22, 2009)
Season 9 of 'Smallville' debuts next week in its new time slot at 8pm on Friday, September 25 on the CW. The CW has released six new images from the premiere episode, entitled "Savior".

TV Wasteland: Forward Thinking by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(September 21, 2009)
It is upon us with the suddenness of the dawn: the 2009 fall TV season has officially arrived. Dozens of new shows are premiering this week, including seven with a genre focus.

5 Ways to Make Heroes, Heroes Again by Chris Smits, Writer
(September 21, 2009)
With all of the back and forth of fickle fan opinions in regards to Heroes, we have come up with (what we think) is needed to get more people back on board;

6 New MARVEL SUPER HERO SQUAD images by Rob M. Worley, Editor
(September 18, 2009)
On Saturday, September 19th, tune into Cartoon Network at 8:30 AM to catch your favorite Marvel characters like never before in The Super Hero Squad Show!

TV Wasteland: The Show to Beat? by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(September 14, 2009)
Of all the season finales last spring, few sparked the level of debate and anticipation that Fringe did. With its stunning shot of the intact Twin Towers and the realization that Olivia (Anna Torv) has found herself in an alternate universe, it fully shed

TV Wasteland: It's Got to Get Better Than This by Rob Vaux
(September 07, 2009)
It's all Twilight's fault. After months of empty space on the boob tube, the heady rush of the new season is finally here to greet us, and what's the first show out of the chute? The Vampire Diaries, a vapid, derivative attempt to cash in on Stephanie Meye

TV Wasteland: Life on the Horizon by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(August 31, 2009)
Summer comes to a close with the week leading up to Labor Day--traditionally a dead zone for new entertainment options. Fear not, gentle readers: our long drought is nearing its conclusion. The new season of Supernatural starts up on September 10th, herald

TV Wasteland: Counting the Moments by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(August 24, 2009)
You know the drill. We're on bread and water until after Labor Day. Eureka, Warehouse 13 and the final episodes of True Blood are here to keep you warm, along with the usual gaggle of cable movies and reality shows.

10 Fangtastic Vampire Con Photos by Liana Aghajanian, Columnist
(August 19, 2009)
With vendors to attract even the most undead of them all, thought-provoking and entertaining panels, as well as blood rushed fans, Vampire-Con at the Music Box at Fonda Theatre in Hollywood was the place to be, whether you like your vampires classic, Sout

TV Wasteland: Still No Sign of Land by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(August 17, 2009)
Man, I hate August: another empty week filled with mediocre movies, wobbly reality shows and summertime series methodically working their way through the season. September provides real signs of relief, but until then, we're once again forced to just cut t

TV Wasteland: Lost in the Wasteland by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(August 09, 2009)
Welcome to another slow-as-molasses week on television: particularly exasperating because both the Comic Con and the recently concluded Television Critics' Association event promise a fair amount of awesomeness in September.

TCA '09: V Re-Vamped by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(August 09, 2009)
The cast and crew of the new version of V revealed some of their secrets at the TCA press event today, expounding both upon the ways it remains true to the 1980s original and the ways in which it forges a new path.

Glimpsing the Future With Flash Forward by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(August 08, 2009)
The producers and cast of Flash Forward unveiled the pilot of their new TV series for the press today. The show looks to be one of the better entries for the 2009 season, with a strong ensemble, compelling characters and a terrific hook.

Human Target Takes Aim on Fox by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(August 08, 2009)
Human Target--the DC Comics property about a detective who impersonates his clients in order to protect them--is officially slated as a midseason replacement series on Fox. Producer Jonathan E. Steinberg joined fellow producers McG and Brad Kern, and cast

Back to the Fringe by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(August 08, 2009)
Producers and cast members spoke at length about the second season of Fringe at the TCA press event Thursday, addressing the surprise ending of the first season and the ways in which the hit Fox show will advance in the future.

Stargate Creators Dish About Universe by Rob Vaux, Columnist
(August 06, 2009)
Stargate creators Brad Wright and Robert Cooper spoke at the TCA press event about the newest incarnation of the durable science fiction franchise. Stargate Universe, set to debut this October on Syfy, features a Stargate team (along with a number of civil

8 Cartoons That Must Be Turned Into Films by Tim Janson, Contributing Writer
(August 04, 2009)
Cartoons have long been fertile ground for the development of big screen films but it’s only been in the last few years that these cartoon-to-film adaptations have grown up and matured into serious films and serious blockbusters with films like Transform

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