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Weekend TV Playlist: Falling Skies, Thrones Finale, Tonys

Falling Skies

There's a lot of catching up to do as the third season of TNT's alien-invasion sci-fi action series Falling Skies gets underway Sunday, with a two-hour opener (9/8c) understandably if regrettably heavy on exposition in between the elaborate battle scenes. As reported in TV Guide Magazine's current Sci-Fi Preview issue, and emphasized for what seems at least a dozen times during the premiere, seven months have passed since last season's surprise ending, when a new alien force introduced itself to the human ...
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Critic's Guide to Weekend TV: Fringe, Primeval, A British Lunch and More!

Anna Torv

FRIDAY

Disorientation is nothing new for the loyal viewer — we hardy few — of Fox's fantastically bizarre Fringe (9/8c). read more

Primeval's Andrew-Lee Potts Geeks Out Over Time Travel and Dinos

Andrew-Lee Potts

Dinosaur hunting's cool and fun, especially if you're a dino geek like Andrew-Lee Potts, star of the sci-fi series Primeval. The British show, which wrapped its second season last weekend on BBC America, follows a group of scientists investigating the presence of temporal anomalies (laymen's terms: rips in time). There's more to it than that, of course. Those vortexes allow prehistoric and futuristic creatures to enter the present, which Connor Temple (Potts) and the gang must fight off. The Brit, who shot behind-the-scenes footage for the Volume One DVD, in stores now, chatted with TVGuide.com about his dorky counterpart, the show's similarity to Jurassic Park, what it's like dating a pop star, and what's next in season three, premiering next year.

TVGuide.com: The show's developed a cult following here on BBC America, but I would say most people still don't know much about it. How would you describe it to American audiences?
Andrew-Lee Potts:
Oh, god! I don't know. I suppose the easiest thing I can compare it to is ...
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