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The Secret Circle

CW, Thursdays 9/8 Central

Sep 15, 2011 TV CW

Why are all vampires, werewolves, witches, and warlocks so good looking? The CW’s The Secret Circle, the latest in paranormal shows, does its part to keep the fantasy of aesthetically appealing supernatural genetics alive.


Up All Night

(NBC, Wednesdays 8/7 Central - Premiere: Wednesday, September 14 at 10/9 Central)

Sep 14, 2011 TV Web Exclusive

Up All Night stars Will Arnett, Christina Applegate, and Maya Rudolph, is produced by Lorne Michaels, and was created by Saturday Night Live and Parks and Recreation writer Emily Spivey. So why does it fall so flat?


Free Agents

(NBC, Wednesdays 8:30/7:30 Central – Premiere: Wednesday, September 14 at 10:30/9:30 Central)

Sep 14, 2011 TV

Roles are reversed in the American adaptation of the British sitcom Free Agents. Newly divorced Alex (Hank Azaria) bursts into tears when hearing elevator music and can’t get over a one-night stand.


Sep 09, 2011 TV Web Exclusive

And this is how the season ends. Not with a whimper, but a bang. A few bangs, actually. And some blood as well. There’s a lot of ‘splaining left to do—and yes, the pieces fit together amidst special effects cranked up to a blinding 11.


Sep 02, 2011 TV Web Exclusive

After running (or rather driving) into the sunset with a bleeding Captain Jack in her car, Ester and the team have reassembled in Wales to stage a final stand against…well they’re really not sure.


Aug 26, 2011 TV Web Exclusive

Two episodes. That’s how much time the Torchwood gang has left to save the world from overpopulation, shadowy pharmaceutical companies, and a government who’s moving closer and closer to shoving everyone in the oven and being done with it. Thankfully—after last week’s slogfest—they’re finally getting on with the important business of being heroes.


Aug 19, 2011 TV Web Exclusive

This week’s episode picks up where last week left off, with Gwen Cooper ready to deliver Captain Jack into the hands of an unknown group to save her husband, mother, and daughter. (Clearly hell hath no fury like a family woman scorned.)


Aug 13, 2011 TV Torchwood

The action of last week’s blistering episode continues into the new installment of Torchwood: Mircale Day.


Aug 05, 2011 TV Web Exclusive

Throughout its three seasons, Torchwood has always been the most engaging when dealing with humans. Sure supernatural events and aliens happen—but at the end of the day, it’s the best—and worst—of humanity that drives the show to its greatest heights. This week, in The Categories of Life, episode five of Torchwood: Miracle Day, people are acting very badly indeed.