The watching world was horrified when, on Jan. 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded over Cape Canaveral, Fla., just seconds after liftoff. Seven crew members, including beloved Teacher-In-Space Christa McAuliffe, lost their lives and the manned space program was dealt a nearly mortal blow.
The “Firefly” saga consists of 14 TV episodes, one big-screen movie and the undiminished passion of the space Western’s fans, stars and producers.
Into every family holiday gathering, a little TV viewing must fall. TheWrap’s gift to you: a list of TV marathons lengthy and diverse enough to make sure everyone in the house has something to whet their appetites, TV-wise.
This week’s No. 1 on the Top Five was a slam dunk: J.R. Martinez winning “Dancing With the Stars” Tuesday night. 1) ‘Dancing’ with a war hero: Battle-scarred J.R. Martinez triumphed on “Dancing With the Stars” this week, edging out Rob Kardashian (and, previously, the other finalist, Ricki Lake) to win the “DWTS” Mirror Ball […]
The son of the late “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry is going in search of Spock, Capt. Kirk and everything “Star Trek” in a new documentary that’s been picked up by Science Channel for airing this fall. The documentary–10 years in the works, according to this story–is called “Trek Nation” and its completion coincides with […]
From the world’s most frozen places to the ’gator-filled swamps of Florida and beyond, Discovery has got the world pretty much covered. That’s the impression we came away with after hearing about dozens of new shows coming up on the Discovery-owned networks at a star-studded presentation thrown for advertisers Thursday afternoon in a Lincoln Center […]
If there is a faster-growing category of TV shows out there now than all of these series you’re seeing about the buying and selling of other people’s second-hand stuff, then we haven’t heard about it. How could there be? This one has just exploded recently, becoming so ubiquitous that you can’t help encountering a show […]
PASADENA, Calif. – Comic Ricky Gervais is turning one of his friends into a real-life science experiment. For a Science Channel series that begins later this month, Gervais and comic partner Stephen Merchant sent their friend Karl Pinkington on a trip to see the Seven Wonders of the World. They describe Pinkington, who is a plumber, […]
NEW YORK — The Discovery Channel says it is working with Steven Spielberg on an animated series imagining life in the future. The network said Thursday that ‘Future Earth’ will be a miniseries showing what life might be like in 25, 50 and 100 years. Futurists and scholars will be consulted for their predictions to […]