BBC America and the Women’s Media Center have jointly published a new study on the impact of representation in science fiction and superhero storytelling on young audiences. The results are not surprising: the kids who were surveyed for the study want to see more female superheroes and sci-fi role models in film and television, and the study “confirms that representation onscreen can positively affect child’s confidence, career trajectory, and overall self-image.” Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 by Angie Han
In typical form, Orphan Black‘s third season ended with a series of shocking revelations for the Clone Club — and also in typical form, things clearly aren’t going to get any simpler when the show returns. The new teaser borrows from Alice in Wonderland, sending our favorite sestras (plus one mysterious masked figure) down a metaphorical rabbit hole.
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Posted on Monday, December 28th, 2015 by Angie Han
BBC America’s Orphan Black has quite the sprawling cast. There’s Sarah and her countless clone sisters, each of whom brings her own entourage of supporting characters; there are various antagonists and allies who weave in and out of the show; and as of this past season, there’s even a whole line of boy clones with all the extra baggage that entails. But the first Orphan Black Season 4 keeps the focus very, very tight, zeroing in on just one character with a curious accessory. Watch the first Orphan Black Season 4 teaser after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2013 by Angie Han
2013 was a pretty great year for television, and from what we’ve seen 2014 looks plenty promising too. Today, we’ve got trailers for new seasons of two very different critical favorites, BBC America’s Orphan Black and HBO’s Girls, plus a peek at an intriguing new show, AMC’s Revolutionary War drama Turn. Check ’em all out after the jump.
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Posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 by Angie Han
After a brief stop by NBC this fall to woo Tom Haverford, Tatiana Maslany is returning to BBC America next spring for Season 2 of Orphan Black. The hit sci-fi series has just announced its premiere date, and to celebrate that fact has revealed not one but two brand-new trailers. Get the details and watch the videos after the jump.
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Briefly: It’s elementary, dear streaming TV watcher. The more high quality, in-demand on-demand content you have on your platform, the better your market share will be. Hulu Plus has just signed a deal that should help them considerably. Users can now stream new and old popular BBC series, including Doctor Who, Sherlock, Luther, Top Gear, Torchwood as well as Fawlty Towers, Blackadder, Life in the… and others. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 by Angie Han
Game of Thrones has ended for the year, but its shadow continues to loom large. After the jump:
- Portlandia will return for two more seasons
- What happens of Game of Thrones catches up to the books?
- A Sons of Anarchy prequel is still a long ways away
- Dan Harmon closes his Community Season 5 deal
- Harry Potter‘s Tom Felton will bring his sneer to TNT
- Frank Darabont finds his Mickey Cohen for Lost Angels
- Under the Dome plucks a star from The Following
- Veronica Mars adds a bunch of fan favorites, and also Piz
- Watch a trailer for the upcoming fourth season of Luther
- Starz’s The White Queen tries to fill the Game of Thrones gap
- HBO offers new trailers for a bunch of their non-GOT shows
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