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The 5 Artiest Simpsons Couch Gags Banksy, Don Hertzfeldt and more

All hail the dark lord of the twin moons! How quickly we forget what an art school nerd Matt Groening is. Every so often, producers of The Simpsons get one of…

September 29, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

As Genre Shows Go Mainstream, TV Execs Look to Novelists for the Next Hit Seeking another Game of Thrones

TV network options on books have exploded. Publishers Lunch, a trade that tracks book industry deals, lists an ever-increasing number of television options over the last few years, with 2013…

September 29, 2014, 12:44 AM EDT

Dana White Has Built the UFC Into the Largest Pay-Per-View Event on the Planet 2014 Brand Genius winner for sports

Asked what it’s like to run the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the ruling franchise of the mixed martial arts world, Dana White doesn’t mince words. “This job is insanity,” he says.…

September 29, 2014, 12:04 AM EDT

Outlander's Ron Moore on Time Travel, Pern and Everything Scottish 'It's just a big adventure story'

Does anybody remember when we stopped thinking of the typical sci-fi and fantasy fan as a basement-dwelling male virgin and started admitting that women comprise a huge chunk—frequently the majority—of…

September 26, 2014, 3:19 PM EDT

Here Are the 5 TV Tropes You'll Get Tired of Seeing This Year Meet the doppelgängers

Every year, broadcast spends millions upon millions turning scripts into pilots and pilots into series. And frequently, it picks scripts with quite a few commonalities. Of course, if you have…

September 25, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT

Adult Swim's Rick and Morty Get Muppet-ized in Promo for Season 1 DVD As does Mr. Meeseeks. Look at him!

Adult Swim has put its back into marketing Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's insane sci-fi cartoon Rick and Morty. And well they might: It's one of the best shows on…

September 23, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT

Stephen King Goes to Hulu Novel 11/22/63 gets a series order from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot

Well, content chief Craig Erwich has been saying since he started at Hulu that he wanted high-end programming, so I guess this really shouldn't surprise anyone: the over-the-top network has…

September 22, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT

DC Is Getting Its TV on This Fall The Flash, Constantine and Gotham all coming soon

“I was Dick Donner’s assistant for four years, where I just constantly asked him about Superman,” confessed Geoff Johns, chief creative officer of DC Comics. “And The Goonies. He told…

September 22, 2014, 8:50 AM EDT

The CW's New Shows, From Best to ... Second Best Only two new shows and neither one is bad

The CW is not a large network. Co-owned by CBS and Warner Bros., its target viewers are the teens and twentysomethings who play Minecraft, watch Netflix, work at odd hours…

September 19, 2014, 8:32 PM EDT

NBC's New Fall Shows, From Best to Worst One home run, two that just might make it and a couple of disasters

Last season, for the first time in a long time, NBC was on top. Much of that was due to The Voice, flagship drama The Blacklist and shows that struck…

September 19, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

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