The DVR Skew: Delayed Viewing Brings Little Good News for Low Rated Shows Like Minority Report or Sleepy Hollow

The final Live+7 numbers are in now for the Fall season so it is worth taking a look at how the genre shows stack up once the numbers “that matter” according to the broadcast networks have been tallied. The table below is sorted by each show’s average season to date Live+7 rating and the first thing that jumps… Read More »

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Premiering: Angel from Hell (CBS)

Airs: Thursdays 9:30 PM EST Premiere: January 7th Network: CBS Starring: Jane Lynch, Maggie Lawson, Kyle Bornheimer, Kevin Pollak About: Angel From Hell is a single-camera comedy about Amy, a colorful, brassy woman who insinuates herself into the life of an organized and seemingly perfect young woman, Allison, claiming to be her “guardian angel.” Allison is an intense, driven… Read More »

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Sci Fi Cancellation Watch: Galavant Returns Low , But Will it Beat the Odds Again? Plus the Full Ratings Roundup

ABC’s Galavant had its second season debut on Sunday and could only muster a 0.9 rating based on the preliminary overnights for the 18-49 demographic with just 3.2 million total viewers.  That is just half the 2.0 score the show had for its Season 1 debut and it matches the series low it sunk to last year with… Read More »

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Premiering: The Shannara Chronicles (MTV)

Airs: Tuesdays 10 PM EST Premiere: January 5th Network: MTV Starring: Ivana Baquero, Manu Bennett, Austin Butler, John Rhys-Davies About: An Elvish tree, known as the Ellcrys, is dying. The bad news is that the tree has been the only piece of magic that protects the Four Lands from the Demon World. Amberle Elessedil is the only one… Read More »

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The Massive List of Currently Airing, Returning, and Upcoming Sci Fi / Fantasy TV Shows

[You can see the most current edition of this list at this link] We are in the too-much-television era and there are a lot of shows on the tube to watch (over 400 original scripted series in 2015). And that means that there are quite a number of science fiction and fantasy (plus horror) entries as well. As we… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of Jan 4th: Premieres of The Shannara Chronicles and Angel from Hell, Returns of Teen Wolf, Heroes Reborn, and More

Weekly roundup of science fiction and fantasy shows (as well as movies/specials of note) on the Prime Time TV schedule, also including programs that may be of interest to genre fans. Air dates and times subject to change without notice. Christmas and New Years are over already and its time to get back to some TV watching as mid-season… Read More »

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Sci Fi Cancellation Watch: The Ratings for The Expanse Slip Further, Can Online Viewing Keep it Afloat? Plus the Full Ratings Roundup

Last Tuesday’s episode of Syfy’s The Expanse saw the show take a notable drop to a 0.15 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic with about 680 thousand total viewers.  Its numbers were already at questionable levels for its debut week where it averaged a 0.3 rating for its first two episodes, the level at which Defiance… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Development: A War of the Worlds Television Series, Joe Hill’s NOS4A2, and More

News, updates, and (mostly viable) rumors relating to development of science fiction / fantasy television productions. If you have tips or more info on these or other productions, please pass them along in the comments. Development announcements have slowed down as the year is wrapping up, but below are a few that I have tracked over the last… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of Dec 28th: Ash vs. Evil Dead Season Finale, Galavant Season Premiere, New Year’s Marathons

Weekly roundup of science fiction and fantasy shows (as well as movies/specials of note) on the Prime Time TV schedule, also including programs that may be of interest to genre fans. Air dates and times subject to change without notice. It’s the last week of 2015 bleeding into the first week of 2016 and most shows are still on… Read More »

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