Adam Bryant


Can Halt and Catch Fire Reboot AMC's Drama Slate?

Scoot McNairy and Lee Pace

If you tune in to AMC Sunday night at 10/9c, you'll find a period piece starring a handsome, well-dressed man who, despite having the confidence and silver tongue to sell almost anything, is running from his complicated past. And no, we're not talking about Mad Men or Don Draper.

The show in question is Halt and Catch Fire, a drama set in the "Silicon Prairie" of Dallas, Texas in 1983 that tells the story of the race to build the best personal computer.  And while the surface comparisons to Mad Men may be incidental, it's no surprise that AMC would be looking to recapture some of that show's magic as the network prepares to reboot itself after saying goodbye to its cornerstone property next year.

Where does AMC go from here?

"More than anything, we talk about doing what got us to the dance," AMC president Charlie Collier told TVGuide.com back in January while speaking of upcoming projects, including Halt and Catch Fire. Added Executive Vice President of Original Programming Joel Stillerman: "Shows that just a handful of networks in the business would even entertain are much more the bread and butter of what we're doing. The game is to be eclectic by design and look for the great visionaries who we can empower to do their passion projects and big original ideas."

With Halt and Catch Fire, AMC got just that... read more

Mad Men Boss on the Finale's Big Death and the Show's Final Episodes

Elisabeth Moss, Jon Hamm, Rich Sommer

[WARNING: This story contains spoilers from Sunday's Mad Men finale. Read at your own risk.]

As Mad Men heads into its final, seven-episode stretch, it will do so without one of its original characters. 

Mad Men Finale Recap: How to succeed in business (while actually dying)

On Sunday's finale... read more

Mad Men Finale Recap: How to Succeed in Business (While Actually Dying)

Jon Hamm

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's Mad Men. Read at your own risk.]

"The moon belongs to everyone. The best things in life they're free."

The coup led by Roger Sterling in Mad Men's midseason finale may not be as impressive a feat as the Apollo 11 crew landing on the moon, but both could have easily ended in disaster. And while both missions were successful — though in the case of Sterling Cooper & Partners, with one casualty — Don Draper is reminded once again that success isn't the only thing that matters... read more

Postmortem: Hannibal Boss on the "Devastating" Finale, Pressing the Reset Button for Season 3

Mads Mikkelsen

[WARNING: The following story contains major spoilers from the Season 2 finale of Hannibal. Read at your own risk.]

Well, that was pretty bloody perfect.

Although the titular character of NBC's Hannibal can sometimes feel like a supporting player in the exploits of Hugh Dancy's Will Graham, the Season 2 finale reminded everyone who the real star of this show is.... read more

Postmortem: Bones Boss on Booth's Huge Setback, What's Ahead in Season 10

David Boreanaz

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from the Season 9 finale of Bones. Read at your own risk.]

For years, Bones season finales posed a number of threats to the future of Booth and Brennan's personal relationship. However, on Monday's Season 9 finale, it was the future of the now-married crime-solving duo's professional partnership that was in danger.

Bones star: The finale "changes everything" for Booth and Brennan

While Booth (David Boreanaz) was preparing to be confirmed for his new FBI role in Germany by a Congressional subcommittee, he was contacted by a conspiracy blogger who claimed that he could connect the McNamaras — aka the family of the Ghost Killer — to someone in the FBI. Unfortunately, Before Booth could question the blogger, he was found dead in his torched mobile home... read more

Bones Star: The Finale "Changes Everything" for Booth and Brennan

Bones

The Ghost Killer may be dead on Bones, but she will continue to haunt Booth and Brennan during the Season 9 finale (Monday at 8/7c, Fox).

As Booth (David Boreanaz) prepares to be confirmed for his new role at the FBI during a congressional hearing, he receives a phone call from a conspiracy blogger who claims to have information linking the Ghost Killer's family —the McNamaras — to some FBI brass. Unfortunately, the blogger ends up dead before Booth and Brennan (Emily Deschanel) get a chance to connect the dots.

Finale Preview: Get scoop on 39 must-watch season-enders

"Brennan thinks she's done with the Ghost Killer, but in an indirect way, she's not," Deschanel tells TVGuide.com... read more

Exclusive 24 First Look: Can Chloe Get Jack Out of a Tight Spot?

Mary Lynn Rajskub

As they are wont to do on 24: Live Another Day, tensions are rising.

In the most recent episode, Chloe's new mentor Adrian Cross (Michael Wincott) double-crossed Jack (Kiefer Sutherland) as Jack was trying to sneak into the U.S. Embassy to get intel on Lt. Tanner (John Boyega) and the possible hijacking of his drone. Now that the embassy is on high alert, it's up to Chloe (Mary Lynn Rasjskub) to get Jack out.... read more

Hannibal Postmortem: Where Do Will's True Loyalties Lie?

Mads Mikkelsen, Hugh Dancy

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Friday's episode of Hannibal. Read at your own risk.]

Who's pursuing whom?  

That's the question viewers are pondering during the penultimate episode of Hannibal's second season. Although the idea first comes up during a metaphorical dinner conversation between Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen) and Jack Crawford (Laurence Fishburne), by the end of the hour, the query takes on new meaning when Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) seems once again torn between his loyalties to both men.... read more

Postmortem: Castle Boss Answers Our "Burning" Questions About That Season 6 Cliff-Hanger

Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic

Postmortem: Castle Boss Answers Our "Burning" Questions About That Season 6 Cliff-Hanger

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from the Season 6 finale of Castle. Read at your own risk.]

Like many TV nuptials before it, the would-be blessed union between Castle's Katherine Beckett and Richard Castle did not go off without a hitch in the Season 6 finale.

In fact, there were numerous hitches. For starters, when Beckett (Stana Katic) and Castle (Nathan Fillion) went to apply for their marriage licenses, they were both shocked to learn that Beckett was already married! As it turns out, Beckett married her con-man ex Rogan O'Leary (guest star Eddie McClintock) 15 years ago during a drunken trip to Vegas. But when Beckett makes a trip upstate to get Rogan to sign a dissolution of marriage agreement, things get even worse... read more

Bones: Is Sweets Heading for Another Inter-Office Romance?

Emily Deschanel, John Francis Daley

Love is in the air on Monday's Bones.

As Booth (David Boreanaz) prepares to testify before a Congressional sub-committee related to his possible promotion, Sweets (John Francis Daley) must step in and help Brennan (Emily Deschanel) with a murder investigation.

"Booth basically assigns Sweets the role of lead FBI agent on the case," John Francis Daley tells TVGuide.com. read more

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