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The Second Trailer for the Blue Planet Sequel Reminds Us the World Is Still Worth Protecting

We’ve got nine long days to wait until the sequel to the BBC’s spectacular 2001 nature documentary, Blue Planet, airs on 29th October. Fortunately, the BBC has blessed us with a second trailer for Blue Planet II, which looks like it will make even the most extravagant Hollywood blockbusters pale in comparison. Read More >>

Stranger Things Was Nearly an Anthology Series, Before Everyone Else Got on the Bandwagon

Netflix’s Stranger Things took the world by storm with its canny and effective use of 1980s nostalgia and a story that was more binge-worthy than anyone expected. That story will continue in season two, but according to series creators Matt and Ross Duffer, the series was almost going to be something more like an anthology. Read More >>

The Walking Dead Takes Over Some of the Most Famous Movie Posters Ever

For years The Walking Dead has been one of the most popular shows on television. Unfortunately for its fans, TV shows rarely get really beautiful, movie-quality posters made for them. So one of the show’s executive producers, Greg Nicotero, decided to change that. And he decided to rip off the best of the best. Read More >>

Arrow’s Return Brings With It a Big Old Problem For Oliver Queen

When we left Oliver Queen at the end of Arrow’s fifth season, he was standing over the smoking ruins of pretty much everything the show had built up over its first five years. Last night’s premiere mostly dealt with the fallout of said explosiveness, but, because this is Arrow, it also threw a familiar giant wrench into Ollie’s life. Read More >>

The Makers of Black Mirror on Season Four, the Dystopian Present, and Getting Tricked Into Liking Game of Thrones

At this year’s Emmy Awards, Black Mirror won Outstanding TV Movie and Outstanding Writing for “San Junipero,” an outing that everyone described as unusually uplifting for a show which often takes a quite bleak look at the world. When we talked to executive producer Annabel Jones and creator-executive producer-writer Charlie Brooker, they indicated that season four would be the home to more “San Juniperos.” Read More >>

Netflix’s The Punisher Has a New Trailer and Release Date

Looks like The Punisher is will start streaming with very little time for the show to ramp up the usual Marvel levels of fanfare. It’s coming on November 17, and Netflix has released a new trailer for the upcoming vigilante series. Read More >>

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Robot Wars Returns: How 2017’s Contenders Could Obliterate The Sir Killalot Of The 90s

This Sunday Robot Wars returns to our screens for the start of the third new series since the show was reborn last year. Roboteers from around the country will not just be tested by each other - but also by the house robots: Matilda, Dead Metal, Shunt and the fearsome Sir Killalot. Read More >>

There’s Never Going to Be a ‘Right Time’ for The Punisher TV Series

Netflix and Marvel made the right decision a few weeks ago when the companies decided to cancel The Punisher panel at New York Comic Con in the wake of the October 1 shooting in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead and 489 others wounded. The timing would have been beyond offensive, which raises the question: When can they release their show about a superhero who shoots people? Read More >>

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Game of Thrones Casting Debunks a Fan Theory That Didn’t Even Make Sense in the First Place

Game of Thrones fans are crushed after learning that a casting announcement has killed hopes of a “beloved” character returning for season eight—debunking a popular fan theory that, while kind of fun and silly, does not compute. Read More >>

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We Expose the Eugenics Wars and Ash Tyler’s Dark Secret in Latest Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Discovery is in a hot spot. The latest episode, “Choose Your Pain,” was indeed painful, but mainly because of the choices it made — especially regarding Captain Lorca’s actions. This video from Gizmodo US, with Beth Elderkin and Katharine Trendacosta, takes a look at why Lorca chose to leave a man behind for spite, as well as expose Ash Tyler’s secret motives and discuss how the relatively obscure Eugenics Wars factor in this season. You can watch the video below. Read More >>

The BBC is Cancelling Crimewatch After 33 Years

It's the end of an era of sorts, because the BBC has announced it will be cancelled the long-running Crimewatch due to a decline in viewing figures. Instead the BBC will be producing two series of Crimewatch Roadshow each year, which goes on tour like a vigilante-investigative version of Antiques Roadshow. Read More >>

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And Now Star Trek: Discovery Has Lost its Soul

Let’s talk about Captain Lorca, Ash Tyler, Harcourt Fenton Mudd, and the moral centre of Star Trek. I can’t believe I’m about to defend Harry Mudd. Goddammit, Discovery. Read More >>

In This Stranger Things Clip, Eleven Escapes the Upside Down by Being Birthed Out of the School Mascot

Eleven’s journey in the next season of Stranger Things has been largely kept a mystery, following her cliffhanger disappearance at the end of the first season. But a new clip gives a little taste of how she escaped her trip to the Upside Down, and it’s definitely not pretty. Read More >>

Karl Urban Explains What it Would Take to See Him Return as Judge Dredd

Every since Rebellion announced it would be bringing the world of Judge Dredd to TV in the form of Mega City One, there has been speculation as to whether or not Karl Urban would reprise his role as the city's most famous judge. He's been coy about it in previous months, but now he's said exactly what it would take for him to return to the helmet. Read More >>

The Roku Streaming Stick+ Is Too Good to Be This Small and Cheap

It feels like we’re leaving the world of set-top boxes as we know them behind. For one, few people own a TV big enough that you could actually put a box on top of it—that’s been true for a long time. The box itself has also dwindled down to a dongle, a handy little thing that disappears behind the screen. These HDMI sticks have been a bit weak in the past, serving as a convenient but compromised alternative to a larger piece of hardware. The Roku Streaming Stick+, with its ability to handle 4K and HDR, changes all that. Read More >>