Television

Speculative fiction in television.

Westworld Trailer

Westworld

The one-hour drama series Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, …

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Childhood’s End Trailer

Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke

Sorry for the lack of nerdy updates, but I’ve been traveling out of the country on business, and putting in 16 hour days is not conducive to maintaining a website!  I still had time to find this though . . …

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More SyFy Cheese: Killjoys Trailer

SyFy has released a trailer from its upcoming science fiction bounty hunter series named Killjoys. What confuses me is that the trailer says “Space bounty hunters . . . keeping the peace.”  Okay, as far as I know bounty hunters …

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StarTalk Interviews George Takei

StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new science/talk show premiers on Nat Geo this coming Monday, April 20, 2015.  The theme of the first episode is, naturally and obviously, Star Trek.  In this clip George Takei tells Neil deGrasse Tyson about his …

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NOM! Science Fiction Food

This is one of those things I’ve never considered or even noticed in film (unless it’s overly gross).  What type of food shows up in science fiction film and television?  How is it represented and how accurate might it be?  …

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SyFy’s Dark Matter Trailer

SyFy‘s Dark Matter trailer has hit the internet.  SyFy, the broadcast poster-child for shoddy science fiction televised alongside fictional wrestling, has been on a mission to increase the presence of science fiction on its network that was originally founded on the genre. …

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Thunderbirds Are Go!

Look what just showed up on the interwebs.  A trailer for the Thunderbirds reboot, this time called Thunderbirds Are Go!  If you want to skip these rubbish words of nostalgia and see the trailer, just scroll to the very bottom. …

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Leonard Nimoy, 1931-2015

Today we lost Leonard Nimoy at the age of 83. Nimoy was best know for playing the enigmatic Spock in the legendary Star Trek franchise.  Most recently he reprised his roll for Star Trek Into Darkness.  But many fans don’t …

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The Expanse Trailer

The Expanse

Over the years my opinion of SyFy has soured to the point where I barely even dial them up on my satellite receiver.  Well, not since the days of the great Battlestar Galactica reboot.  But now there may be reason …

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