First Friday: Bring Back Firefly

First Friday: Bring Back Firefly Firefly is not just a short-lived TV show: It’s a state of mind. Joss Whedon’s post-Civil-War-in-space drama showed us a non-utopian future where humans still had the same failings, but were also fortified by the same dreams. It also had a good-looking cast (Nathan Fillion! Gina Torres! Ron Glass!) and…

Castle season 8 episode 22 review: Crossfire

This review contains spoilers. 8.22 Crossfire I’ve tried. I’ve tried really hard. I’ve watched and rewatched, and there’s only one conclusion: Crossfire is downright insulting to the Castle audience. As I suggested last week, I’m not exactly surprised by this. The series finale doesn’t just conclude the show, but brings to end one of the…

Cancellations clearing autumn TV schedule

If you’re anything like me, you’re going to have a good deal less TV to watch next season, as a veritable bloodbath of canceled shows, along with a handful of shows you’re giving up forever — no, really this time! — and a few interesting prospects dashed against the rocks. Here’s a rundown on some…

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Some great TV shows just got canned

If you’ve been following social media over the last 24 hours, there’s a chance you heard about your favorite show getting cancelled. Maybe it was ABC’s Agent Carter or Castle, or you really dug Nashville. The annual Upfront Week is coming up — the week where the major broadcast networks will sell the most coveted spots of airtime to potential…

Castle has been cancelled

Castle has been cancelled by ABC, serving as another casualty in this day of somewhat soul-destroying TV news. We’d known for a while that Stana Katic was set to depart the show after season 8, but the assumption was that Nathan Fillion’s Rick Castle would carry on without her. Those assumptions, it turns out, were…

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TV Legends Revealed: What Dark Secret Did Inara’s Syringe Hold on ‘Firefly’?

TV URBAN LEGEND: Inara on “Firefly” had a syringe that was originally going to tie into a dark future storyline. What a television series originally planned for its characters doesn’t always end up being what unfolds on screen. Sometimes plots go off in different directions, and or outside forces intervene. Ally McBeal was about to…

Comic-con HQ launches on Free Comic Book Day

Rob Benedict and Richard Speight, Jr. Photo credit to Ladyeilthana, used with permission off Flickr Advertisements This exciting new service is free through July 25, 2016 with its beta program and geeks worldwide ready to explore their shiny online programming. The online format is how the world is getting their news and entertainment, and Comic-Con…

CON MAN IS COMING TO COMIC-CON HQ

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) today announced that the record- breaking web series Con Man, executive produced by the science fiction dream team of Alan Tudyk (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Firefly, Frozen), Nathan Fillion (Castle, Firefly, Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog) and author PJ Haarsma, will call Comic-Con HQ…