ABC picks up two more sci-fi/fantasy pilots

After the success of its Disneyesque Once Upon a Time this season, ABC is moving full speed ahead on the sci-fi/fantasy front.

The silence and power of Touch

Last week saw the first episode of Touch aired in a special event on Fox. The remainder of the show will begin in a couple of months, but we’ve already gotten a taste of the story with this first episode, and it’s impressive.

Beauty and the Beast gets piloted

The CW recently ordered a pilot based on a script it commissioned for a remake of the 80’s series Beauty and the Beast, which starred Linda Hamilton & Ron Perlman.

Green Arrow is not linked to Smallville

The CW’s take on Green Arrow won’t match the character already developed for Smallville.

Sherlock Holmes may not be so elementary after all

Last week, CBS ordered a pilot for a new show tentatively dubbed Elementary, a crime procedural which places Sherlock Holmes in modern-day New York City.

Get a peek at the special Touch preview event

Fox will be running a special pre-season preview of the pilot for Touch this coming week.

Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock trailer blasts monsters

BBC Worldwide has released its first gameplay trailer of Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock, giving us a look at what the title will actually look and feel like.

The broken past of Alcatraz

This past week, Fox premiered Alcatraz - the new J.J. Abrams series - with a double episode evening.

CBS wants a Sherlock Holmes pilot

CBS has gotten a bit of a head start choosing pilots for this year’s season, especially since a number from last year haven't even aired yet.

Doctor Who’s Ponds only have a few episodes left

We’ve known for months that Doctor Who’s companions will be swapped out this coming season, marking the first change of primary companion for the Eleventh Doctor.

FX may lose Powers

We’ve been reporting for nearly a year on the sporadic progress of the pilot for the FX series Powers, based on the comicbook series by Brian Michael Bendis.

Game of Thrones season 2 goes live on April 1

HBO has confirmed that season 2 of its wildly popular Game of Thrones series will kick off on April 1, 2012.

Don’t miss The Fades on BBC America this weekend

BBC America will begin airing the six-episode first season of The Fades on the evening of January 14, 2012.

The CW sets its sights on a Green Arrow pilot

For years, Smallville seemed like the show that wouldn’t die for The CW, a primetime only network whose schedule is devoted mostly to teen dramas and youth oriented genre series.

Fox looks to the future of genre programming

"We made money on Terra Nova, the studio made money on it, and the audience enjoyed it. The show looked fantastic... It's clearly a concept people wanted to watch. They had ample opportunity to reject it: they didn't."

Tom Hanks working with Yahoo! on new animated series

One of the most famous personalities in Hollywood, Tom Hanks, is developing his own animated sci-fi show, Electric City. Hanks is co-producer on the show, as well as the director, and the voice of the lead character.

Sony's new TV based on six million LEDs

Sony's shown off a new type of LED television which uses six million tiny light-emitting diodes to create an image.

NBC's year of genre plots and pilots

The noble peacock turns to the genres to save its television ratings.

Fringe Trailer isn’t what it seems

Fox has released a new Fringe trailer for the upcoming second half of season 4.

The many betrayals of Merlin

The BBC’s Arthurian adventure series, Merlin, recently finished its fourth season, and the show is still going strong.