Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
To say Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is highly anticipated is an understatement.
After The Avengers pulled in $1.5 billion globally and other Marvel blockbusters like Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger and the Iron Man franchise succeeded at the box office, ABC's collaboration with Marvel appeared to be a sure thing. Add to that that S.H.I.E.L.D. marks the television return of Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator and Avengers director Joss Whedon, who brings with him even bigger expectations for the new series.
On S.H.I.E.L.D., which is an offshoot of The Avengers film franchise, Agent Coulson...
Terry O'Quinn, Anthony Edwards
Fans of canceled series Do No Harm, Zero Hour and 666 Park Avenue will be able to get some closure. The shows' final episodes will air on Saturdays beginning in June, The Futon Critic reports.
Question: Zero Hour canceled. OK. I get it. The ratings were too low in that time slot. But then I don't get it. This was, what, a planned 10-episode season? Three down, seven to go. It was always planned to be a mid-season short-run program. Aren't all the episodes already filmed and ready for broadcast? So the ratings are so low that they are willing to call it a complete loss? And execs think that reruns will generate more revenue in that same slot against the same competition? If you are losing the time slot ratings already, how does airing reruns change that result? And why not move shows like this to Saturday? They have already given up on Saturday programming as it is. At least let seasons like this run their course. — Joe
Audiences apparently had zero love for Zero Hour.
The network has canceled the struggling Anthony Edwards-starring series after airing just three...
American Idol topped Thursday on a repeat-heavy night.
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The two-hour episode drew 12.5 million viewers and a 3.8 in the ...
Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder
The Vampire Diaries beat not one, but two Big Four networks Thursday.
The CW series rose 30 percent to 2.9 million viewers and a 1.3 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, edging out ABC's Zero Hour (5.3 million, 1.1) and NBC's rating average of 1.2 between Community (3.1 million, 1.1) and Parks and Recreation (3 million, 1.3). Parks and Rec's second ...
The Big Bang
Anyone who's been following CBS' powerhouse The Big Bang Theory — and judging by the ratings, that's just about everyone — knows what a hard time Sheldon (Jim Parsons) has when it comes to deciphering the formula of personal gift-giving. (A series highlight was his reaction to Penny's gift of a napkin used by THE Leonard Nimoy.) His dilemma...
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The Following is the most popular midseason show, according to TVGuide.com users' Watchlist adds — and it definitely shows.
The Fox serial killer thriller, starring Kevin Bacon, was the most-added new midseason series on TVGuide.com's Watchlist and that excitement has been reflected in the show's ratings. The drama premiered last week to 10.4 million viewers and a 3.1 in ...
TV's killer cauldron is getting crowded. Now that viewers have been thrilled by the likes of
The Walking Dead's Governor, Dexter's titular killer and American Horror Story's Bloody Face, the broadcast networks are looking to maim cable's momentum by airing their own dark, twisted tales this midseason.
On Fox's The Following, James Purefoy plays Edgar Allan Poe scholar Joe Carroll, a serial killer who...