Sci-Fi TV Shows

Here's What it Would Cost to Build the Death Star, Hogwarts, and the Starship Enterprise For Real

There are lots of reasons why we love getting lost in fictional stories, and world-building is a major one. The environments and...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 24 September 2018 - 10:30AM

Sean Penn Chooses Between Family and Mars In New Hulu Original Series "The First"

While NASA has its heart set on sending astronauts to Mars by the mid-2030s, art is imitating life via an upcoming Hulu Original...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 31 August 2018 - 11:51AM

Duolingo Just Made It Possible For You To Learn Klingon

Baktag! Any diehard Trekkie worth their salt knows what that word means. (But please don't take it personally.) For the rest of us,...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 16 March 2018 - 9:58AM

'Westworld' Reveals a First Look at Shogun World During SXSW

At HBO's Westworld panel during the South by Southwest festival this weekend, by far the biggest surprise was an appearance from Elon...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 7:13PM

You Will Soon Be Able To Visit A Real-Life 'Westworld'

HBO is opening a real-life "Westworld."

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 23 February 2018 - 11:57AM

Popular Mechanics' Infographic on Robot Sizes Shows the Biggest Bot of All

The Singularity is getting closer, which means it's important for humans to know which robots we can take in a fair (or not-so-fair)...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 22 February 2018 - 11:04AM

Fake Study Based on 'Star Trek: Voyager' is Published in a Scientific Journal

There's two things to always keep in mind: don't believe everything you read, and never attempt to exceed warp 10 while flying a...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 9:06PM

'Black Mirror' Creates a Real Version of Their Infamous Dating App

While Netflix's near-future sci-fi horror anthology Black Mirror had a pretty strong fourth season overall, one of its best showings...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 8:22PM

'The X-Files' Trolls Us All to Explain Why We Believe UFO Conspiracies

The 11th season of Fox's seminal sci-fi classic The X-Files premiered on January 3, and four episodes in, it's already playing out as...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 12:30PM

'Altered Carbon' Teaser Shows a Body-Hopping Cyberpunk Mystery

Up until recently, the marketing for the upcoming Netflix show Altered Carbon has been light on plot details, sticking mainly to the...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 24 December 2017 - 11:14AM

New Yorkers Fall Victim To Hilarious 'X-Files' Alien Prank

A promotional team in New York City pulled off an alien prank to tease the return of The X-Files on FOX... and it was glorious.

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 12:05PM

Apple Orders a Space Drama Show From the 'Battlestar Galactica' Creator

Alternate history television shows are in vogue at the moment. While The Man in the High Castle envisions a world in which the Nazis...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 6:43PM

'Stargate Origins' Prequel Series Wraps Filming With a New Teaser

The next Stargate series (although it's technically just a miniseries) is getting closer, and while there's no set release date as...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 8:22PM

'Black Mirror' Season 4 Trailer Shows a Bizarre 'Star Trek' Homage

Back when the initial trailer for Black Mirror's fourth season came out, the episode that caught everyone's attention was a colorful,...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 - 8:36PM

First 'Altered Carbon' Trailer Draws Inspiration From 'Blade Runner'

Cyberpunk is in fashion in a big way at the moment - at least in Hollywood boardrooms.Hot on the heels of an initial teaser for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 04 December 2017 - 7:12PM

'Black Mirror' Episode 'Metalhead' Is Entirely in Black and White

"We found a dog at the warehouse." It seems like such a harmless line, until the dog is suddenly referred to as "still operational"...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 03 December 2017 - 4:02PM

'Black Mirror' Trailer for 'Hang the DJ' Goes After Dating Apps

If Tinder relied entirely on artificial intelligence to determine who you should date, and even how long you should date for, would...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 02 December 2017 - 1:12PM

Netflix Teases Their Brand New Cyberpunk Series 'Altered Carbon'

By now, Netflix's business model is fairly transparent. The streaming service wants to sell you on old stuff: all those shows you...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 01 December 2017 - 7:34PM

'Black Mirror' Trailer Shows Several Horrific Scenes in 'Black Museum' Episode

Over the past week, Netflix has gradually been releasing teasers for each new episode of Black Mirror's upcoming fourth season. With...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 8:55PM

'Black Mirror' Trailer for 'Crocodile' Shows a Memory-Reading Device

While there's still no release date in sight for Black Mirror's fourth season, Netflix seems to be preparing for it. Over the...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 27 November 2017 - 8:40PM