NBC will surely miss the Olympics ratings bump once the Games are over, with closing ceremony set for Sunday, but the rest of TV is more than ready to get back to business. Even as the torch is being snuffed on NBC, the lights are going on elsewhere.
Including on AMC, which airs one of the most gripping episodes to date — and that's saying something — of its dark masterpiece Breaking Bad (10/9c), in conjunction with the return of the drearily dour Western Hell on Wheels (9/8c) for its second season.
There are showers, plentiful food and unexpected reunions awaiting the 2nd Mass when they finally arrive in Charleston, South Carolina, but in the final two weeks of Falling Skies' second season, they soon learn that the promised land isn't quite paradise. In this Sunday's penultimate episode of the alien-invasion drama (9/8c, TNT) we meet Arthur Manchester (played by Lost vet Terry O'Quinn), the leader of the new United States capital, which has emerging conflicts between civil rights and martial law. More important — as far as the 2nd Mass is concerned — Manchester prefers hiding to fighting.
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TNT has renewed Falling Skies for a third season.
The post-apocalyptic drama stars Noah Wyle as Tom, an unlikely leader against an alien invasion.
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As Season 2 of the post-alien invasion series continues, the question is, can anyone (or anything) be trusted? The 2nd Mass is hit by vicious alien attacks and dwindling supplies as it makes its desperate trek to...
Aliens may have invaded the Earth, but that doesn't mean life can't go on — and with it, the blossoming of young love.
This Sunday's episode of Falling Skies will explore the intense relationship between Hal (Drew Roy) and Maggie (Sarah Carter) that has developed over the last three months while they were out on high-risk scouting missions. Staring into the face of death, Hal will finally realize how much Maggie means to him, especially considering he already lost his first love Karen (Jessy Schram). Will Maggie return his feelings? Will that even matter when — dun, dun, dunnnn — Karen returns in an upcoming episode? TVGuide.com turned to Roy to get the scoop on this post-apocalyptic love triangle: