Scream

MTV, Tuesdays 10/9 Central

Jun 30, 2015 TV Web Exclusive

The mask is different, as is the cast of characters in MTV's small screen adaptation of Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson's glorious slasher-film franchise, but the heart is the same. Set in the modern age of texting, cyber-bullying, and viral videos, More

True Detective (Season 2)

HBO, Sundays 9 PM

Jun 20, 2015 TV Web Exclusive

Even before a single frame rolls, you want (and half-expect to hear) The Handsome Family's "Far From Any Road." More

Deutschland 83

Sundance, Wednesdays 11/10 Central

Jun 18, 2015 TV Web Exclusive

With FX's The Americans off the air until next winter, viewers could do a lot worse than to tune into Deutschland 83, a German-language spy thriller cut from the same cloth as The Americans. More

Jun 11, 2015 TV Web Exclusive

For the third year in a row, Netflix's original series Orange Is the New Black debuts on the streaming service in the middle of summer, establishing itself as the go-to distraction from warms days and beach parties. More

Sense8

Netflix

Jun 05, 2015 TV Web Exclusive

If Cloud AtlasLost, and The Wire shared a pot cookie then indulged in a threesome, the resulting offspring would most closely resemble Sense8. The brainchild of J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5) and The Wachowskis (The Matrix), Sense8 follows the lives of eight people across the world who are mentally linked such that they can share perceptions and, eventually, skill sets. More

Hannibal (Season 3)

NBC, Thursdays 10/9 Central

Jun 04, 2015 TV Web Exclusive

As blood (or is it wine?) cascades at a dream-like speed, I echo the voices of many when I assert that Bryan Fuller's Hannibal is art house on the small screen: as much as Mad Men, more so than True Detective, and certainly on par with that group of television serials that have been deemed "prestige television," but reside on other networks. More

Wayward Pines

Fox, Thursdays, 9/8 Central

May 13, 2015 TV Issue #53 - April/May 2015 - Tame Impala

For all the inevitable Twin Peaks comparisons, it is a strange choice that Wayward Pines opens with a nearly identical series of shots to Lost. Perhaps the creators (including executive producer M. Night Shyamalan) are signaling that the television legacy Pines will follow is more akin to the ABC's island-fantasy than David Lynch's seminal small-town mystery. More

Apr 08, 2015 TV Web Exclusive

Daredevil, the first of four Marvel series and a miniseries to be shown on Netflix, is a glimpse of the darker, grimier underbelly of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. More

Bloodline

Netflix

Mar 20, 2015 TV Web Exclusive

The first season of Netflix's new original series, Bloodline, debuts in full on the streaming giant today, and if the first three episodes are sufficient basis for judgment, then it should be an interesting, mostly successful mix of family and crime drama. More