A Toast to the Best (So Far): Your Guide to Summer’s Hottest Shows

Okay, so the Emmy nominations have been announced, and all the nominees are busy celebrating the good news. There’s just one small problem. Even though the nominations are announced during the summer, they are always a look back at the good things that have already been on TV. But where are the honors for the […]

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TNT’s ‘Falling Skies’ Picked Up For Second Season

Noah Wyle’s survivor beard will live on! TNT’s alien apocalyptic thriller “Falling Skies” has been renewed for a 10-episode second season. The news should come as no surprise. The Steven Spielberg-produced drama’s June 19 premiere was cable TV’s highest-rated debut of the year, scoring 8 million viewers (according to Nielsen’s  Live + 7 ratings). Catch […]

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‘Falling Skies’ Cast: If Aliens Really Invaded Would You Fight or Flee?

The premise of TNT’s new series “Falling Skies” is simple: In the devastating wake of an all-out invasion of the planet by an alien military force, ordinary people must do extraordinary things to survive. Yeah, it’s familiar, but as the Wall Street Journal declared, “Hey, it works.” It more than works. Between the dire circumstances […]

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Noah Wyle On His ‘Falling Skies’ Role: ‘It Was Time to Step Up

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a new summer series with must-see buzz. It’s “Falling Skies,” the TNT science fiction series that comes from executive producer Steven Spielberg and stars Noah Wyle as a Boston history professor whose family has been torn apart (his wife killed, one son captured) after an alien attack has left […]

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Sci-Fi Series ‘Falling Skies’ Off to a Strong Start

By Tim Goodman LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – TNT’s entertaining new series “Falling Skies” premieres next Sunday with quite a bit less fanfare than executive producer Steven Spielberg’s other sci-fi TV project, the problematic Fox series “Terra Nova.” The pressure is squarely on “Terra Nova” not to become a high-priced flop (cough, “FlashForward,” cough) when […]

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