science fiction

Univision Inks Deal With El Rey, Comes Out Swinging at English-Language Nets

Univision's evp of ad sales Steve Mandala may have left NBCUniversal barely a year ago, but his new home's upfront presentation wasn't at all shy about playing up the Spanish-language broadcaster's sweeps victory over the Peacock. At one point, an animated broom swept the NBC logo off the presentation screen.

Futurama Spanned TV’s Sci-Fi Evolution

Bad news, everyone: Comedy Central has decided not to order another season of Matt Groening’s Futurama, thus canceling the animated sci-fi comedy after 140 episodes. Set to return on June 19 for a 13-episode run, the offbeat series officially ceases transmission on Sept. 4. 

What to Learn From 7 Dematerializing Sci-Fi Shows

To accurately predict how a sci-fi show will do, you'd need either a time machine or a bathtub full of precogs. Sometimes you get Star Trek: The Next Generation; sometimes you get Star Trek: Enterprise. It's confusing.

‘Falling Skies’ Has Biggest Cable Debut of Year

The one-two punch of Steven Spielberg and rampaging extraterrestrials delivered solid ratings for TNT, as Sunday night’s series premiere of Falling Skies averaged 5.91 million total viewers.