On the penultimate episode of Mad Men, viewers were shocked by a Betty Draper curveball, that, as far as I can tell by trolling dozens of unhinged messages boards online, very few viewers saw coming. But, in retrospect, Matthew Weiner, brilliant former Sopranos scribe, Mad Men creator, and mild sadist had been giving…
As much as we love science fiction and fantasy here, we have to admit they have a limited range. Or do they? Mainstream shows don’t have aliens or gnomes, but sometimes they capture the feelings of otherworldliness and outrageousness better than scifi and fantasy. What are your favorite stealth genre shows?
According to Florida Today, writers from AMC's hit period drama are working on a new TV series about America's 1960s space program and the journalists who covered it.
What if the advertising minds of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce were tasked with created a fantasy television show for women? In this Funny or Die sketch, Peggy Olson tries her best to pitch a Buffy-like series to her coworkers, but they turn it into something else entirely.
Babylon 5 was a ground-breaking TV show in many ways — but a couple of episodes, in particular, stand out as especially influential on television as a whole. When we were preparing yesterday's roundup of the 10 TV episodes that changed television, we wanted to include an episode of Babylon 5, so we consulted Babylon 5…
Do AMC's popular Mad Men and The Walking Dead taste great together? Walking Dead Mad Men answers that question in the undead halls of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, where the men are zombies, the women are chow, and Lori Grimes is still awful.
What if the symmetry-obsessed, muted-palette-loving director took on The Dark Knight? More importantly, who would Jason Schwartzman play? Behold Alfred Pennyworth, the Life Nocturnal.
Rumor has it AMC is tinkering around with the idea of a post-Walking Dead talk show. But before you start eye rolling yourself in to a seizure inducing stupor, hear us out. This show could be the start of something brilliant, if they follow these simple guidelines.
A weekend bash at Tony Stark's beach house in the Hamptons catches a relaxed moment with the Avengers. Crystal flirts with Johnny Storm at the Richards' posh New York bash. Senator Robert Kennedy plays host to the Fantastic Four.
Well friends, let's do it to it, shall we? ON TO DISASTER!!! As always click to enlarge.
It's official, according to Entertainment Weekly's Mark Harris: television is better than movies now. We're in the middle of a summer of by-the-numbers movies, while TV is blazing new trails. Too bad science fiction rules the movies instead of TV.
At the premiere for Day the Earth Stood Still, we nabbed cast member Jon Hamm and asked what his Mad Men character Don Draper would do to stop angry alien Klaatu.
The delay-plagued The Day The Earth Stood Still remake gained a shot of credibility with the casting of Jon Hamm, fresh from his Golden Globe nod for Mad Men. The movie, also starring Keanu Reeves (playing the alien Klaatu) and Jennifer Connelly, started principal photography Dec. 12. [Reuters] A new Jericho pic, plus…