Imagine The Office — in space. Assigned to a middling exploration vessel, Captain Ed Mercer assembles a middling crew, with the exception of his first officer who happens to be his ex-wife. Along with the thrill of new planets and life forms, the joy of being trapped in a tin-can at the speed of light and learning how to get along is the most rewarding discovery. Created by and starring Seth MacFarlane, The Orville premieres fall 2017.
Marvel takes four heroes from four shows — Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Daredevil, and Iron Fist — and brings them all together in what might be peak Marvel. New York City needs saving against Sigourney Weaver of all people, so it's going take all four to get the job done, personal issues among them be damned. The Defenders premieres on Netflix August 18, 2017.
There's some cleaning up to be done at Westworld yet — and whether humans or robots do the cleaning is anyone's guess. The trailer for season two of HBO's Westworld leaves the plot suitably murky, but there are a certain black-hatted villain and a familiar player piano who will definitely be making appearances. Westworld to airwaves in 2018.
Probably the best thing to come out of Comic Con is our first look at season two of Stranger Things. It appears that Eleven and the whole gang is back (minus Barb of course) and judging from the Ghostbusters costumes, there will be no shortage of glorious 80s sci-fi references. Catch back up with the residents of Hawkins, Indianan and how they're dealing with the aftermath of the Upside Down when the series returns for streaming October 27, 2017.
The gang is about to embark on their eighth season and it seems the zombies have become the least of their worries. With an impending war with the Saviors, visions of armored survivors and Bay-worthy explosions fill this five-minute super trailer, set to one of Rick's signature pep talks. We're all going to have to wait until the October 22nd premiere to find out the true meaning of that cryptic ending.
Despite its reputation for violence and ever more creative ways to kill beloved characters, Game of Thrones has serene moments of beauty — and not all of them are soaked with blood. The Solomon Society put together a tasteful supercut of some of the most breathtaking shots in the series.
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It's the show of a thousand storylines, but it's never a tangled mess — and it never fails to shock and awe. HBO's Game of Thrones is one of the most successful TV shows in history, with plots and scenes that rival anything from Hollywood, visually or emotionally. Lessons from the Screenplay looks at how Game of Thrones has kept audiences waiting breathlessly for six seasons.
Pour a bowl of Drama Flakes and get your "Spooooooon!" ready — Amazon's series The Tick arrives August 25, 2017. The superhero with no origin story — at least that he can remember — needs some brains to go along with his brawn, and accountant Arthur is the man for the job. Maybe.
Making yourself disappear in today's world isn't easy. It's even harder when you're trying to make your entire family vanish with you. Marty Byrde is trying to quit his job and ditch his employer — except that his job is laundering money for a massive drug cartel. Starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney, Ozark comes to Netflix in July 2017.
What's Larry David been up to in the six years since the eighth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm? Nothing. Lots of nothing. Since Larry has such a clear schedule, it seemed like a good idea to make a ninth season. Curb Your Enthusiasm returns to HBO October 1, 2017.
Taking queues from Ewan McGregor and Tom Hardy, James Franco plays twin brothers with mob ties for a new HBO series. From the creators of The Wire, The Deuce goes back to Times Square in the 70s when drugs, HIV, and porn was on the rise. Also starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, the series is set to premiere on September 10, 2017.
Hold the door — lunchtime is coming. Kristian Nairn can't get a break, what with holding off hordes of hungry zombies. The actor somewhat reprises his role as Hodor, barely holding back a throng of hungry lunch-goers in this ad by KFC's UK and Ireland division.
Dark days are ahead for super adventure science duo Rick and Morty. Monsters, aliens, terrifying worlds, post-apocalyptic deserts, and pickles await. Season three of Rick and Morty premieres July 30, 2017 on Adult Swim.
Game of Thrones has one of — if not the — most iconic theme song in televisions history. Ramin Djawadi is the man behind the song, as well as all of the music for the show. In this behind the scenes featurette, Djawadi shares how he composes each scene to set the tone for the entire series.
After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Penny Arcade's webcomic Automata is getting its own live-action series. In the sci-fi-noir, robots have been banned, and the ones that are left are strictly regulated. Robot detective Carl Swagee and his human partner Sam Regal. Five episodes are available to Kickstarter backers, with no word on a release to the broader public.
Just when you thought you'd seen everything Marvel had to offer, the universe spews out another race of superhumans. Based on the comic book, the series follows Black Bolt and the Inhuman Royal Family after they escape the city of Attilan and travel to Hawaii to save the world. Following a September 1st IMAX premiere, the full series will begin on September 29, 2017 on ABC.
Like a Shark Tank for apps, Apple's first original TV show allows developers the chance to pitch their ideas to a panel of celebrity entrepreneurs. Coming from one of the world's most noted tech companies, you'd think it would a pretty good show — except everyone hates it. From the terrible advice to the questionable selection of judges, here's everything wrong with Planet of the Apps.
There's a story behind every story. Star Wars Forces of Destiny explores the stories that helped to shape the futures of characters like Rey, Jyn Erso, and Princess Leia. Star Wars Forces of Destiny comes to Disney's YouTube channel July 3rd, 2017.
If you've missed any of the Game of Thrones trailers leading up to the seventh season, here's your chance to get caught all the way up. Sebastien Hughes took all the high points and put them together in one supercut that will tide you over until Game of Thrones is back on the air.
Don't blink. There are a lot of references in the title opening for HBO's Silicon Valley. From the obvious tech company logos to the tiny, extremely subtle references, unless you pause it repeatedly, you'd never know they were there. Shots Fired did it for you, breaking down each one with a great explanation.
In 2015 we saw the revival of the Camp Firewood gang in the Wet Hot American Summer prequel. Now Netflix is bringing back the campers for a ten-year reunion. The eight-episode series will see the return of originals Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, and Michael Ian Black — no Bradley Copper — to live up to their promise of a 9:30 meeting. Make it your beeswax to catch the premiere August 4, 2017.
From every point of the compass, forces march on King's Landing. The great war is beginning, as the Queen of Dragons comes to Westeros and the undead army of the White Walkers threaten the North. The anticipated seventh season of Game of Thrones is almost here — with winter and everything else coming for the Iron Throne. Season seven premieres July 16, 2017 on HBO.
You'd think the writers and creators of a TV show would ace a round of trivia about their show. You'd be wrong. Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, creators of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul get grilled by New York Magazine about their work — and get pretty stumped by a few of the questions.
Bill Maher is no stranger to crossing the line, but last week on Real Time he stepped way too far even for him. During a segment with Republican Senator Ben Sasse, the controversial host used the n-word, leaving many people — including Ice Cube — very angry. Coincidentally, the former NWA rapper was scheduled to promote the re-release of his album Death Certificate , but instead took the time to confront Maher for his racial slur.
The morning after a massive thunderstorm, a thick, unnatural mist settles over the town of Bridgton, Maine. Hidden within the mist are creatures, unlike anything ever seen on Earth. Cut off from the outside world, the townsfolk struggle to keep from breaking down, making themselves an enemy as lethal as the things in the mist outside. Based on a novella by Stephen King, The Mist premieres on Spike TV June 22, 2017.
David Lynch and Robert Frost's story of murder in a small town had a very unlikely origin — the death actress Marilyn Monroe. Originally conceived as an investigation into Marilyn's death and possible murder, Lynch was unable to nail down his theory, and so the show went nowhere. But Marilyn was reborn in the character of Laura Palmer, the murder victim that is the center of the Twin Peaks story.
It was one of the most imaginative worlds ever created, and one of Jim Henson's biggest achievements — 1982's The Dark Crystal. There have been sequel rumors on and off since the release of the first movie, but now we finally have a look at a finished product. Using some of the original molds and puppets, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is shot with completely practical effects and puppets — no uncanny CGI. Coming to Netflix, the series is currently in production.
In 1980s Los Angeles, a struggling actress is desperate for a role — that preferably doesn't involve being the stereotypical meek woman. A fateful call sends to to an audition for GLOW — the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. GLOW is the fictional origin story of the women's wrestling league that has run in various forms since 1986. Starring Allison Brie, GLOW premieres June 23, 2017 on Netflix.