The monsters and dolls of The River

The River premiered this past Tuesday on ABC with a two-part opening episode.

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.

The broken past of Alcatraz

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

The numbers of Person of Interest

We’re halfway through the first season of Person of Interest, a CBS science fiction crime drama which follows the story of a man who is recruited to help stop crime predicted by a prescient machine.

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 many betrayals of Merlin

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

The battlegrounds of Terra Nova

The first season of Fox’s prehistoric thriller, Terra Nova, is over after 11 episodes - which technically numbered 13 due to the two double episodes which framed the season. 

The crystals of Thundercats

Around the mid-season mark, Thundercats had basically fallen apart for me. The clever mythology and dynamic characters introduced in the pilot were lost in the mundaneity of the individual 20 minute episodes.

The children of Transformers Prime: Darkness Rising

Transformers Prime is the current incarnation of the franchise on television. The story begins with Darkness Rising, a CGI animated pilot film which establishes the series conflict.

The secret sketches of Terra Nova

I enjoyed Terra Nova right from the start. A lot of cash has been poured into the sci-fi series, and it really shows in all the right places. The sets are beautiful, the characters interesting, and the effects outstanding.

The alternates of Fringe

The second half of season four of Fringe picks back up in January, having left us in a period of dramatic tension among the characters.

The bad parents of The Secret Circle

The Secret Circle is clearly not free of the trappings associated with your typical teen drama series.

The disguises of The Adventures of Tintin: Season One

With the new Adventures of Tintin film being released soon in the States, Shout! Factory has released a new collection of the classic Tintin cartoon serial. The first season is out now.

The teeth and flat feet of Grimm

Grimm recently debuted as one of the later pilots this season, and is the second show based on fairytale mythology after the Disneyish Once Upon a Time.

A closer look at The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes

The first season of Marvel’s The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes has come to a close. If you missed it, you’ve done yourself a great disservice.

The flesh of The Fades

A great cast, bold writing, and well-crafted effects define this great thriller from the UK.

The loyalties of Merlin

The first two episodes of the new Merlin season are out, and the double-episode story seems to be the best Merlin tale yet.

The wings and kisses of Terra Nova

Terra Nova shows sci-fi fans what can be done in a fantasy show with a real budget.

On the Person of Interest

We’re two episodes into J.J. Abrams’ newest speculative fiction mystery, Person of Interest, and it clearly has broad appeal.

The displacements of Fringe

The fourth season of Fringe is certainly more peaceful than originally anticipated.