very Important: Your high cable bill, Explained by Vox.com

by Todd VanDerWerff from Vox.com “Why is my cable bill so high?” is a question you’ve likely asked yourself at one time or another. Maybe the answer to that question led you to ditch cable for some other service — Netflix or Hulu or a so-called “cable-lite” service like Sling TV. Maybe it led you…

The Dark Side of Television’s ‘Golden Age’: Great Read

by NOAH BERLATSKY from Pacific Standard By most critics’ accounts, we’re living in a Golden Age of Television. Not to be confused with the first Golden Age, which took place from the 1940s through the ’60s, today’s mantle refers to the abundance of quality comedy and drama available for consumption on cable and streaming networks. Pioneers, includingMad Men,…

#MinorityReport, Frankenstein, and Morris Chestnut Lead #FOXs New Fall Lineup

Bordertown (Midseason)   Not interested… The Frankenstein Code (Midseason) Now this has piqued my interest. Looks just sci-fi enough to replace the goodness that was Fringe. Grandfathered (Tuesdays, 8/7c) Nah…. The Grinder (Tuesdays, 8:30/7:30c) Nope… Lucifer (Midseason) A DAMN disgrace to the source material, this Lucifer actually makes me mad. Minority Report (Mondays, 9/8c) Hmmm…I’m…

NYCC: FIRST TRAILER FOR BENDIS & OEMING’S “POWERS” SHOW DEBUTS

from CBR After debuting it to a packed house at New York Comic Con, Sony’s Playstation Network has released the first trailer for its live-action adaptation of “Powers.” Bendis, Cast Introduce “Powers” at NYCC Based on Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming‘s acclaimed creator-owned comic, “Powers” is currently in production and is slated to…

MATT WARD CAST AS KOMODO ON “ARROW” SEASON THREE

from CBR Entertainment Weekly reports that “TRON: Legacy” actor Matt Ward has been cast as new “Arrow” villain Simon Lacroix, better known as Komodo, for the series’ third season. Ward’s character is a “deadly mercenary … who wreaks havoc in Starling City,” and whose introduction — according to EW — represents an initiative to connect…

GRANT GUSTIN’S FULL “FLASH” COSTUME REVEALED

from CBR Late last month, Warner Bros. Television released the first photo of Grant Gustin as “The Flash” — his head, at least. Today, the studio delivers a look at the full costume, designed by three-time Academy Award-winner Colleen Atwood. As the earlier peek suggested, it’s a largely faithful take on Barry Allen’s consistent and recognizable garb from decades…