If it's the end of the world as we know it, TV feels fine. Led by shows including AMC's The Walking Dead, TNT's Falling Skies and NBC's Revolution, postapocalyptic TV is blowing up — and a lot more of it is on the way.
"There's a huge appeal right at the moment," says Revolution executive producer Rockne S. O'Bannon. Among the upcoming shows that revolve around a dystopian future: The CW's The 100 (debuting Wed., March 19, at 9/8c), which follows a group of juvenile delinquents who are shipped from a space station back to Earth in order to see whether it's inhabitable a century after a nuclear holocaust. (The network also just ordered a pilot for The Messengers, about a group of people who are killed, then resurrected, after something crashes into Earth.)
In July comes FX's The Strain — created by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, and executive produced by Lost's Carlton Cuse — which stars Corey Stoll (House of Cards) as an epidemiologist charged with preventing a mysterious viral outbreak from destroying humanity. Also this summer...
Lifetime has given a 10-episode order to Marti Noxon's dark comedy Un-Real, the network announced Thursday.
Un-Real offers a behind-the-scene look at the chaos surrounding...
Sometimes even network executives admit they've made mistakes. After canceling Unforgettable last year, CBS is bringing back the cop drama this summer. AMC changed its mind about dropping The Killing and, most recently, Lifetime decided to revive Drop Dead Diva.
Skeet Ulrich is heading back to CBS.
The former Jericho star has signed on for the lead role in Anatomy of Violence, the drama pilot from the team behind the Emmy-winning drama Homeland.
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Ulrich, 43, will star as Dr. Raines, a unshaven and disheveled maverick...
Richard Castle is going to start 2013 with a full house!
Scandal's Darby Stanchfield will reprise her role as Castle's ex-wife Meredith in a January episode of ABC's Castle, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. And much to the chagrin of Castle (Nathan Fillion), she'll make herself right at home...