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Roush Review: How Super Was Bowl Night?

The Black Eyed Pea

At least the Packers and Steelers brought it. If only the advertisers had fought as hard to be worthy of the Super Bowl hype.

In recent years, the cliché of saying "I only watch for the ads" has been supplanted by a new Super Bowl truism: The game on the field somehow upstaged the jousting from Madison Avenue. Even this year's most memorable and charming ad — a bit of wordless magic involving a child in a Darth Vader outfit tricked into thinking he had self-started the family Volkswagen — stole some of its own thunder by being leaked and disseminated online days before Sunday's showcase. For Volkswagen, this extra exposure is likely considered a win. It's the sort of ad you're happy to watch and re-watch — and online it even runs longer. But the surprise factor was gone by Sunday night, robbing the ad of its "event" status... read more

Keck's Exclusives: Terra Nova's Dinosaurs Revealed!

Shelley Conn and Jason O'Mara

Fox treated its Super Bowl viewers to an early glimpse of the dinosaurs that will be terrorizing the new residents of Terra Nova when the prehistoric time-traveling adventure series premieres May 23.

Though the dino looks pretty similar to the creatures that ripped apart Terra Nova executive producer Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park, his colleagues promise that the full spectrum of creatures they are conceptualizing will be unlike anything seen before.  

"Steven Spielberg was very adamant about this," says executive producer Rene Echevarria. In place of the overused T-Rex, which has played the villain in nearly every prehistoric representation on film, the show's big bad will be ... read more

ABC Orders Frickin' Family and Bad Mom Comedies

ABC logo

From No Ordinary Family and Modern Family to My Frickin' Family, ABC seems to be all about, well, family.

ABC orders drama series Missing for summer

The network has given the green light to two comedy pilots, My Frickin' Family and Bad Mom.

Family follows... read more

Star Trek Producer: I Regret Not Having Gay Characters

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Star Trek producer Brannon Braga says he regrets not featuring openly gay characters in the franchise.

Takei takes Trek down the aisle with longtime boyfriend

"It was a shame," Braga told After Elton. "I'm talking about the Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and there was a constant back and forth about well how do we portray the spectrum of sexuality. There were people who felt very strongly that we should be showing ... read more

Seen & Heard: Fox TCA Party

Odette Annable

Odette Annable (nee Yustman) told TV Guide Magazine that her Brothers & Sisters romance with husband Dave Annable has fizzled out in order for her to move on to her Fox comedy Breaking In. She shot a "nice" five-episode arc, which she enjoyed, but shooting the ... read more

The Biz: Press Tour Day Two: Fox

House

Fox already has two solid new pieces for its fall 2011 schedule with dino-soap Terra Nova and its new talent competition The X Factor. But what about veteran favorites House and Bones?

At the network's Tuesday session before the Television Critics Association winter press tour, Fox Entertainment president Kevin Reilly noted that ... read more

A Land Before Time: Can Terra Nova's Travelers Survive Dinosaurs, Change the Future?

Jason O'Mara

It's 2149 and Earth has been destroyed by overpopulation. Scientists discover a crack in the space-time continuum, which leads to a pre-historic era. Presented with a new, lush landscape, a military-lead colony heads to the past in hopes of giving humanity a fresh start.

Also, there are dinosaurs!

That's the premise of Terra Nova, an ambitious new series from executive producer Steven Spielberg. Filmed in Australia, the series' intricate storyline and verdant setting may scream Lost, but producers insist that's the furthest thing from their mind.

"This has nothing to do with Lost for one major reason: read more

24's Mido Hamada Heads to Terra Nova

Mido Hamada

Former 24 star Mido Hamada has joined Fox's Terra Nova, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Avatar's Stephen Lang treks to Terra Nova

Produced by Steven Spielberg and headlined by Jason O'Mara, the time-traveling drama revolves around humans from 2149 who travel to prehistoric Earth, where a new colony, Terra Nova, has been built. Hamada will play ...
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Avatar's Stephen Lang Treks to Terra Nova

Stephen Lang

Stephen Lang will star opposite Jason O'Mara in the adventure epic Terra Nova, a rep for the series confirms.

The Fox series kicks off in 2149, where the Shannon family, led by patriarch Jim (O'Mara), flees an overpopulated and emaciated Earth through a crack in the space-time continuum. On the other side... read more

Kings' Allison Miller Travels to Terra Nova

Allison Miller

Former Kings star Allison Miller has joined Fox's Terra Nova, a rep tells TVGuide.com.

Jason O'Mara returns to time-traveling for Terra Nova

Produced by Steven Spielberg and headlined by Jason O'Mara, the time-traveling drama ...
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Premiered: September 26, 2011, on FOX
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: A group of people travel back to Earth's prehistoric past to start a new civilization as the planet is dying in 2149 in this sci-fi drama.

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