"It's not for everyone," growls the grizzled, sword-wielding Armenian pawnshop owner (Game of Thrones' David Bradley), whose unromantic notion of vampire slaying includes mass decapitations and body burnings. Likewise, FX's deliciously freaky and gruesomely graphic The Strain (Sunday, 10/9c) won't be for all tastes. But the network is betting, probably correctly, that a midsummer popcorn feast of classic monster-movie horror, served without apology and blessedly free of irony, will resonate with fright fans eager to jump out of their seats, which turns out to be a Strain specialty. This could, and deserves to be, FX's Walking Dead-sized blockbuster.
Nickelodeon's animated hit Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is back this weekend with an all-new episode featuring the return of Tiger Claw.
In "The Wrath of Tiger Claw," which airs Sunday, June 8, at 11 a.m./10c, the villain is back and determined to destroy the Turtles at any cost.
The long-awaited Goonies reunion on Nickelodeon's animated hit Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles finally takes place this week. Corey Feldman's first episode as the voice of a recurring character is set to premiere Saturday, Nov. 30, at 11 a.m. (ET). Feldman plays opposite his old Goonies co-star Sean Astin in the series. After Raphael's pet turtle, Spike, drinks some mutagen, he turns into the hulking, six-foot Slash — whose gravelly voice is supplied by Feldman.
FX has given a 13-episode order for The Strain from Guillermo del Toro,Carlton Cuse and author Chuck Hogan, the network announcedTuesday.
The drama is based on the vampire novel trilogy of the same name written by del Toro and Hogan, who co-wrote the pilot, which del Toro will also direct. The series will star Corey Stoll as Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. When a viral outbreak of ancient vampirism begins to spread, Eph, his team and a group of average New Yorkers will fight for humanity's future.
TV's heroes in a half-shell are set to return to Nickelodeon next month. The current incarnation of animated hit Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles kicks off its second season on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 11 a.m./10c.
In the first episode, "The Mutation Situation," the Turtles find out that alien Kraang has dropped mutagen canisters all over New York. Throughout Season 2, the heroes will have to recover those canisters before more mutants are created. Meanwhile, Kraang and Shredder have joined forces to stop the Turtles.
Joining the cast this season is Josh Peck (Drake & Josh), who voices teenage hockey player Casey Jones, a rebel who enjoys taking on the bad guys. TMNT also stars Sean Astin (as Raphael), Rob Paulsen (Donatello), Greg Cipes (Michelangelo), Jason Biggs (Leonardo), Mae Whitman (April O'Neil), Hoon Lee (Master Splinter) and Kevin Michael Richardson (Shredder). Corey Feldman recurs as Slash.