What hath God wrought? American Gods
Based on the Neil Gaiman novel, American Gods traces the brewing battle between the gods of the past and the new gods of technology and progress. Ricky Whittle (The 100) plays Shadow Moon, an ex-con released early from prison to bury his dead wife (Emily Browning). Along his journey home he meets Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane), a modernized form of the Norse god Odin who's recruiting old gods for the coming battle. Shadow quickly becomes the innocent bystander in the clash between holy beings and struggles to even comprehend what's happening around him. American Gods is a trippy dreamscape from the creators of Hannibal and Logan, and explores society's complex relationships with ancient religion and modern norms. 9 p.m. Sunday, Starz....
A goddess of love, a god of technology, an ethereal zombie and a mysterious worldly deity each picked a side in the coming war portrayed in Starz' American Gods.
But it's anyone's guess as to who wins the battle between the old gods and the new.
The adaptation of Neil Gaiman's famous novel premieres Sunday on Starz, pitting ancient iterations of gods like Odin, Queen of Sheba and even a Leprechaun against gods of media and social progress. The series follows Shadow (Ricky Whittle) and Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane) as they traverse the country gathering old gods for their side....
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Get ready to worship. Hot and heavenly American Gods on Starz is about to convert us all.
If a holy war between deities isn't thrilling enough, the all-star cast of Ian McShane (Deadwood), Ricky Whittle (The 100), Emily Browning (Sucker Punch) and Orlando Jones (Sleepy Hollow) will have you swooning.
The series adapts the novel from Neil Gaiman, exploring the brewing war between old and new gods, vying for the worship of millions of modern humans....
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Gotham, 8 p.m., Fox: Ed Nygma convinces himself that he doesn't need Penguin to succeed and starts to present himself as the Riddler to Gotham.
SEASON FINALE: APB, 9 p.m., Fox: In the first season finale, Gideon is blamed for recent terrorist attacks, so he and Conrad have to work quickly to uncover the real culprit....
NBC's newest comedy gives the spotlight to a 60-something Chicos-loving helicopter mom.
And it's funny. Very funny.
Great News, boasting Tina Fey as an executive producer, follows Katie (Briga Heelan), an ambitious young news producer for The Breakdown, a cable news show out of New Jersey.
Now 30, Katie is feeling stuck in her career and life, but remains incredibly close to her mom Carol (Andrea Martin), who's also looking for a change in her retirement years....
BILL BILL BILL BILL: Bill Nye Saves the World
If anyone is going to save our troubled world, it's going to be Bill Nye. The Emmy-nominated host, educator and engineer of Science Guy fame returns with Bill Nye Saves the World, tackling science fact and fiction. Each half-hour episode dives into a timely topic with Nye laying down the scientific facts through panel discussions, quirky lab experiments and special correspondents. In two episodes, Nye deftly takes on the controversies over vaccines and climate change, breaking down the truth for a studio audience to prove, "It's not magic - it's science!" Everyone's favorite science guy is back with his beloved bow ties now streaming on Netflix....
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The relevance of The Handmaid's Tale isn't lost on anyone. And the television adaptation of Margaret Atwood's famous dystopian novel is here to remind us, to quote the book: Don't let the bastards grind you down.
The series premieres Wednesday on Hulu and tells the story of Offred (Elisabeth Moss), a designated Handmaid in the totalitarian Republic of Gilead.
The series is a poignant adaptation of Atwood's story, deftly building upon the world the author created with freshness, yet retaining many of the same scorching scenes and resilient characters....
What to watch and listen to this week: 'Fargo' Season 3, Mystery Science Theater 3000 Revival League Podcast04/17/17 Blog
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Bates Motel, 10 p.m., A&E: Norman's legal problems get worse as Emma tends to family business and Romero starts his plan for revenge.
Better Call Saul, 10 p.m., AMC: Jimmy and Kim hire an assistant while Mike seeks out a mysterious acquaintance.
The Force was strong with Orlando this weekend, where Star Wars Celebration brought casts and crews from the films, authors and collectors from all around the galaxy far, far away.
Over the course of four days, the Orange County Convention Center was home to thousands of diehard Star Wars fans. The definitive Star Wars convention brought out all the stops in Orlando for the reveal of The Last Jedi teaser trailer, news on the next season of Star Wars Rebels and the reveal of the new Star Wars video game: Battlefront II....
Robot roll call: Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return
It's been almost 20 years since Mystery Science Theater 3000 went off the air. But after a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, raising more than $5 million, MST3K makes its triumphant return Friday with brand new episodes and even more B-movies to riff on. Since the show's premiere in 1988, the 10-season series has retained a cult following. The revival finds a home on Netflix, a solid choice in the era of binge-watching. Like the original, The Return centers around a man (Jonah Ray) and his three robots - Tom Servo (Baron Vaughn), Crow (Hampton Yount) and Gypsy (Rebecca Hanson) - who are trapped by two mad scientists (Felicia Day and Patton Oswalt) and forced to watch terrible movies. They stay sane by ad-libbing and spewing witty one-liners about the films they watch. Mystery Science Theater 3000 is back this weekend, and it's campier than ever. Now available on Netflix....
Turn down your lights and get ready for the robot roll-call, a new season of Mystery Science Theater 3000 is now available on Netflix.
The 11th season is truly a love letter to the original, but also brings freshness to the B-movie sci-fi setup that's sure to reel in a new generation of fans.
It's been almost 20 years since MST3K went off the air. It started in 1988 and wound its way through 10 seasons and three networks before finding a new home on Netflix....
Watch: George Lucas, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill reunite at Star Wars Celebration for 40th anniversary04/13/17 Blog
During the opening event of Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, original stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Peter Mayhew and Anthony Daniels reunited with with director George Lucas to celebrate 40 years of a galaxy far, far away.
The five also gathered for a special 40th anniversary panel to pay tribute to the late Carrie Fisher, the beloved Princess Leia, who died in December of last year....
England, mid-15th century. The battle for the throne has been waging for decades, pitting family against family for over a generation. Everyone seems to have a legitimate claim to the crown and is willing to slaughter their adversaries not matter how closely related.
No, this isn't Game of Thrones. It's the Wars of the Roses, portrayed in Starz The White Queen and its newest series The White Princess. The next and final chapter in the network's Wars of the Roses series is deliciously intriguing with all the trappings of a successful period drama: love, scandal and political strife....
Ready your robes and Hogwarts house scarves, Christmas is coming to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter this year.
Starting Nov. 18 through Jan. 6, guests can immerse themselves in the sights, smells and tastes of Christmas in the magical world created by J.K. Rowling.
Universal Orlando announced today that it's bringing a Christmas experience to its wildly popular Harry Potter lands — Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley — with festive decor, holiday-themed food and drinks and decorated storefronts in both areas of the Wizarding World....
Attention: Local nerf herders, Stormtroopers, rebels, Jedis and smugglers alike. Stars Wars Celebration is heading to Orlando this weekend for four days of light saber wielding, TIE fighter flying and learning the ways of the Force.
The definitive Star Wars convention is back in Central Florida for a third time, bringing some of the biggest stars of the franchise. Better yet, the celebration comes just in time to celebrate Star Wars' 40th anniversary....