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A Whole New World
A Whole New World - Syfy picks up 'Primeval: New World'
A Tale of Two Years and 'Three Inches'
The pilot for the putative underpowered superhero series 'Three Inches' gets an airdate on Syfy.
New Syfy Dramas Include a Return to the Stars
Three new scripted dramas represent Syfy's look into its own future
A Fertile Winter at Syfy
The Winter Season Becomes Increasingly Important at Syfy.
Three Shows in Search of a Future
'A Gifted Man' Is Called Certain to Be Canceled - Meanwhile, the fates of 'Torchwood' and 'Sanctuary' are still wide open
News from San Diego Comic-Con 2011
Hints About Supernatural, Chuck, True Blood, Torchwood, Fringe, and More from San Diego Comic-Con 2011
March Shuffle: 'Awake' Bows, 'Fringe' Rests, 'A Gifted Man' Soldiers On
March Shuffle: 'Awake' Bows, 'Fringe' Rests, 'A Gifted Man' Soldiers On - If more DVR 'Fringe' than watch live, how fair are ratings-based cancellations?
The 2011-2012 Broadcast Season
An overview of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Series Facing Off on the Broadcast Networks for Fall 2011
A Brief Glimpse of '17th Precinct'
A Brief Glimpse of '17th Precinct' - Web writers get a brief look at what might have been
Network Indecision Casts Wide Ripples
Network Indecision Casts Wide Ripples - Prolonged decisions on cancellations makes for an agonizing wait for fans and casts of 'Terra Nova', 'Gifted Man', 'Sanctuary', 'Powers', and more
The Latest Reboot: 'Space: 1999'
The Latest Reboot: 'Space: 1999' - Can the Seventies cult series be successfully shifted into a new "near future"?
'Powers' Liberates Its Cast
'Powers' Liberates Its Cast -- A 'difficult' pilot falls further into limbo, but absolutely will not die
The Case for 'Awake'
The Case for 'Awake' - Dismal ratings nudge the finale out of sweeps; will NBC hold firm?
Fall 2012 Broadcast Grid
Fall 2012 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Broadcast Grid - What sci-fi/fantasy shows will be airing on what nights, and against what?
A Pilot with the Power of Invulnerability
A Pilot with the Power of Invulnerability - 16 months later, its creators confirm that 'Powers' is "still alive"
Syfy Pilots: Surreal Moon and the Dark of Night
Syfy Pilots: Surreal Moon and the Dark of Night - The network moves forward on two big-name development projects
The Problem with Adding Fantasy to Cop Shows
The Problem with Adding Fantasy to Cop Shows - Abrans and Wyman are the latest to risk skewing the procedural toward sci-fi
Fall Season Sorting into Winners and, er, Not-Winners
Fall Season Sorting into Winners and, er, Not-Winners - Full season pick-up for 'Arrow' latest good news for sci-fi this season
Netflix Commissions 'Sense8,' an Original Sci-Fi Series
Netflix Commissions 'Sense8,' an Original Sci-Fi Series - The Wachowskis and Straczynski join forces for new technology inquiry
Future TV: Fall 2011
When are your old and new shows premiering this fall?
Syfy Winter 2011-2012 Video Preview
Video Clips and Sneak Previews from Syfy's Winter Series and Events
Syfy's Expanded 2012 Pipeline
Syfy's projects in development bespeak a greatly expanded array of original programming.
2012-2013 Renewal/Cancellation Scorecard
2012-2013 Renewal/Cancellation Scorecard - Who's canceled? Who's coming back? Who's in limbo?
Future TV: Summer 2011
It used to be that summer was when no one was watching TV -- everyone was outside barbecuing and playing sandlot baseball -- and so there was nothing on TV to watch. Now, the combination of shorter TV season orders (many shows get orders of 13 or 20 episodes rather than the old standard of 26) and a greater demand for content means that more...
Winter 2013 Preview
Winter 2012 Schedule Preview - What shows are returning or debuting, and when, in early 2013?
Review: 'The Secret Circle'
Review of Britt Robertson and Thomas Dekker in The CW's Supernatural Drama 'The Secret Circle'.
Review: "A Stitch in Time" and "Fast Times" ('Continuum' Premiere)
Review of "A Stitch in Time" and "Fast Times", the Series Premiere of 'Continuum' starring Rachel Nichols on SAyfy
Everyday Superheroes, Felled by Disinterest
'Alphas' Canceled -- What went wrong with 'Alphas'? Was Syfy out to get it? Did it ever belong there?
Sci-Fi Summer 2012
Premiere dates and schedules for summer 2012 sci-fi/fantasy series.
The Green Arrow Look
Green Arrows - A brief look at past and future incarnations of the DC hero
Should 'Space: 1999' Be Remade?
What do you think of a new effort to remake 'Space: 1999'?
2008-2009 Renewals, Cancellations, and Question Marks
An updated overview of which sci-fi/fantasy shows from the 2008-2009 season have been renewed, which have been canceled, and which ones we're waiting to hear about.
Mideason 2008-2009 Return Dates
A rundown of when all of the currently airing sci-fi and fantasy shows will return after the holiday break.
2011-2012 Season Preview - What are You Looking Forward to? - A Glimpse at...
What are You Looking Forward to? - A Glimpse at Sci-Fi/Fantasy Series Facing Off on the Broadcast Networks for Fall 2011
Fall 2008 Preview - New Shows
Here's what's on tap for Fall 2008 in sci-fi and fantasy TV. More to come on two new series slated for midseason, Dollhouse and Merlin. Already airing: the British monster drama Primeval.
Need a Reminder to Watch V? Look up
Leading up to the premiere, the network is deploying skywriters starting this Friday to create enormous "Vs" in the sky at 26 major U.S. landmarks.
Unsold Pilots, 2011 Edition
Unsold Pilots - 2011 Edition - What Went Wrong? The Skinny on '17th Precinct', 'Wonder Woman,' and 'Heavenly'
Comedy Central is bringing back the hit animated sci-fi comedy 'Futurama' as a regular series, commissioning 26 new episodes from 20th Century Fox TV for a mid-2010 relaunch.
2010-2011 Renewal/Cancellation Scorecard
2010-11 Renewal/Cancellation Scorecard - Who's canceled? Who's coming back? Who's in limbo?
Upfront News: New Shows and Renewals Updates
Despite all the carnage among this year's sci-fi and fantasy series, next year is promising some interesting viewing. This week's upfronts for the 2009-2010 season have confirmed a solid slate of genre shows, most of which have been reported before.
Top 10 Sci-Fi / Fantasy TV Theme Songs - List of the Top 10 Most Memo…
A list of the Top 10 most memorable sci-fi / fantasy TV theme songs.
The Animated Series from Hell
Cable network TBS has ordered ten half-hour episodes of its first animated series, a comedy called Neighbors from Hell. It sounds like yet another reality series (an animated reality series %u2013 what a great idea!), but the title is, in fact, literal.
2008-2009 Preview - What Shows Are Returning and When?
A look at which shows from the 2008-09 season are coming back and when.
CW Dumping Entire Sunday Line-Up
The CW's entire bottom-rated Sunday night line-up, including the unwatchable romantic fantasy 'Valentine', will be purged as part of the network's break with the independent media company it hired to take over the evening's bloc of shows.
Sci-Fi Shows Benefit Most from Time-Shifting
It seems our DVRs are working harder than anyone's. A set of lists compiled by The Nielsen Company of TV shows that benefited most from time-shifting for the year 2008 are topped by sci-fi and fantasy.
Shows to Watch This Summer
A Preview of the shows that are going to be worth watch over the summer of 2007.
2007 Fall Preview: New Sci-Fi / Fantasy Series
A look at the new sci-fi and fantasy TV series to be debuting for the Fall 2007 season.
2007 Fall Preview: Returning Shows
A look at the sci-fi / fantasy shows returning for Fall 2007.
Midseason 2008: Debuts and Season Premieres
The writers' strike has cast a pall over shows returning from the fall, which means that midseason premieres are going to be providing most of the new scripted content on TV. Here's a look at what's new for the midseason.
Midseason 2008: Returning Shows
A look at which shows are coming back after the midseason hiaitus, and when. The real question for each returning show is: How many episodes did they get in the can before the writers' strike shut down production -- and how many have already been broadcast? TV Guide has an online survey of what's known in this respect, which, though it skips some of our shows, is nonetheless very useful. For the …
Sci Fi Channel 2008 Upfronts
Images from the Sci Fi Channel 2008 Upfront party, held March 18, 2008 at the Morgan Library in Manhattan.
Notes from the Sci Fi Channel 2008 Upfronts
At the red carpet for the Sci Fi Channel's 2008 upfront party.
Whispers of the Fall
Endless debate based on sketchy info about what's happening in the fall? No, not the election, it's the annual spring exercise in crystal-ball-reading and network hint-dropping, spiced up by the ambiguous fate of many shows whose seasons were slammed by the writers' strike.
People of Color in Sci-Fi: Fall 2007
A review of the state of diversity in sci-fi and fantasy indicates that some shows are making and effort, but there's also room for improvement.
2011-2012 Renewal/Cancellation Scorecard
2010-11 Renewal/Cancellation Scorecard - Who's canceled? Who's coming back? Who's in limbo?
Blog Post: Hooray for Marathons
"Stargate SG-1" and "Kyle XY" marathons on Sci-Fi offer insight into the shows.
Blog Post: Big Box Drones with Loser Sidekicks Now a TV Genre
We now have two of these on the schedule, Reaper and Chuck, clearly demonstrating that at the moment Hollywood is too busy cannibalizing Judd Apatow to move on to fresh pastures.