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Outlander: The Battle Joined  Books Included   Season 3, Ep 1

Jamie's past provides his only hope of survival following the Battle of Culloden; a pregnant Claire attempts to adjust to life in 1940s Boston. [more inside]
posted by olinerd on Sep 11, 2017 - 18 comments

Halt and Catch Fire: So It Goes + Signal to Noise  Season 4, Ep 1

Gordon and Joe fight for their place in the internet. Donna rules hers. Cameron designs a new adventure game in the age of Mortal Kombat. [two episode premiere]
posted by lmfsilva on Aug 21, 2017 - 12 comments

DuckTales: Woo-oo!  Season 1, Ep 1

This is the DuckTales reboot, hotly anticipated since that viral video featuring its all-star cast singing the main theme. The first episodes is a gripping, whirlwind, hour-long introduction into the major players within the DuckTales mythos and the intricate network of politics, loyalty, lies, and love underpinning the sprawling city of Duckburg. [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Aug 15, 2017 - 24 comments

Preacher: On the Road  Season 2, Ep 1

Jessie, Tulip, and Cassidy hit the road in search of God and are stalked by a killer cowboy from hell.
posted by durandal on Jun 26, 2017 - 6 comments

Better Call Saul: Mabel  Season 3, Ep 1

The repercussions of Chuck's scheme test Jimmy and Kim's fledgling law practices - and their romance - as never before. This imminent existential threat presses Jimmy's faltering moral compass to the limit. Meanwhile, Mike searches for a mysterious adversary who seems to know almost everything about his business. [more inside]
posted by gladly on Apr 11, 2017 - 113 comments

Podcast: Twice Removed: #1: Dan Savage

Dan Savage has helped redefine what it means to be a family in the 21st Century. And given his ancestors, it's no surprise why. Dan's family history traces back to the 1920s Chicago mob scene, a South Asian autocracy, and to a New York City apartment filled with men trying to save a community. We'll tell these stories and introduce Dan to a surprise relative [more inside]
posted by SteveInMaine on Jan 13, 2017 - 5 comments

Westworld: The Original  Season 1, Ep 1

As another day of fantasy plays out in Westworld - a vast, remote park where guests pay top dollar to share wild-west adventures with android "hosts" - top programmer Bernard Lowe alerts park founder Dr. Robert Ford about incidents of aberrant behavior cropping up in some recently re-coded hosts. Meanwhile, in the Westworld town of Sweetwater, a rancher's daughter named Dolores encounters a gunslinger named Teddy in the street - but their predictable narrative is upended by the appearance of a ruthless Man in Black and, later, by a supporting host's unscripted encounter with an artifact of the outside world. [more inside]
posted by gladly on Oct 3, 2016 - 77 comments

Space: 1999: Breakaway  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

September 13th, 1999. John Koenig, just appointed as Commander of Moonbase Alpha, is having a bad day. If it wasn't bad enough dealing with a mysterious illness spreading through his flight crew and an annoying boss who's flown from Earth to micro-manage him, the nuclear waste dump is starting to misbehave... [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger on Sep 13, 2016 - 20 comments

Strangers with Candy: Old Habits, New Beginnings  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

Jerri tries desperately to get her classmates to come to her hot-fruit party, discovering in the process just how far she's willing to go for a little popularity.
posted by duffell on Aug 30, 2016 - 6 comments

Killjoys: Dutch and the Real Girl  Season 2, Ep 1

After failing to rescue D'avin, Dutch and Johnny head to Eulogy in the hopes of stealing a mysterious, high-tech shield. [more inside]
posted by rednikki on Jul 3, 2016 - 12 comments

Feed the Beast: Pilot Light  Season 1, Ep 1

Faced with a serious debt to the mob, Dion tries to convince his best friend Tommy to rekindle their dream of opening a restaurant in the Bronx. [more inside]
posted by jimw on Jun 17, 2016 - 2 comments

The Venture Bros.: Hostile Makeover  Season 6, Ep 1

The Ventures relocate to New York City after Rusty inherits Jonas Jr.'s entire fortune and commercial enterprise. It's appropriate that the episode is spurred by newfound wealth, because the entire thing is solid gold. [more inside]
posted by FatherDagon on Feb 1, 2016 - 21 comments

Pretty Little Liars: Of Late I Think Of Rosewood  Season 6, Ep 12

In the winter premiere, the ladies return to Rosewood after five years when they are summoned by a court to attend a hearing about A. [more inside]
posted by corb on Jan 20, 2016 - 3 comments

The Shannara Chronicles: Chosen  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 1

Thousands of years after the fall of Humankind as we know it the Four Lands is in grave danger. The fate of the world rests on the shoulders of an unlikely trio: an Elvin Princess, a Human Rover & a Half-Elf.
posted by fimbulvetr on Jan 6, 2016 - 23 comments

The Expanse: Dulcinea (Pilot)  Season 1, Ep 1

The pilot for a new series on SyFy based on James SA Corey's series of books that begin with Leviathan Wakes. In the US, the show begins airing on 14 December but SyFy has put the pilot on youtube.
posted by ROU_Xenophobe on Nov 28, 2015 - 62 comments

River: Episode 1  Season 1, Ep 1

Detective Inspector John River is haunted by visions of his recently murdered colleague, Detective Sergeant Jackie "Stevie" Stevenson. Starring Stellan Skarsgård and Nicola Walker. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Nov 19, 2015 - 7 comments

Adventure Time: Bonnie and Neddy  Season 7, Ep 1

When the King of Ooo scares off Bubblegum's brother Neddy from the roots of the tree at the center of the Candy Kingdom, Finn and Jake seek out PB's help to keep the candy juice flowing.
posted by Small Dollar on Nov 2, 2015 - 8 comments

Ash vs Evil Dead: El Jefe  Season 1, Ep 1

Ash is back, baby. Groovy. [more inside]
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Nov 1, 2015 - 22 comments

The Walking Dead: First Time Again  Season 6, Ep 1

Rick and the group are still having trouble assimilating into Alexandria. Will a new threat bring them closer together or drive them further apart?
posted by mama casserole on Oct 12, 2015 - 104 comments

Supernatural: Out of the Darkness, Into the Fire  Season 11, Ep 1

Sam and Dean face the consequences of unleashing the Darkness. Castiel prays for help to deal with the spell Rowena cast on him and remembers his battle with Crowley.
posted by cfoxhi on Oct 8, 2015 - 8 comments

The Carmichael Show: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

When Maxine moves in with her boyfriend, Jerrod, she wants to tell his parents right away and Jerrod prefers never telling them.
posted by Margalo Epps on Sep 2, 2015 - 3 comments

Dark Matter: Pilot (parts 1 and 2)  Season 1, Ep 1

Six strangers wake up on a derelict ship with no memories. Who they really are will change them forever - and perhaps the universe, too.
posted by rednikki on Jun 21, 2015 - 13 comments

Killjoys: Bangarang  Season 1, Ep 1

Killjoys Dutch and John are in serious need of R&R after capturing a dangerous smuggler in the badlands of Westerley. But when a death warrant is posted for D'avin, John secretly takes the job to save his estranged brother. With a competing Killjoy also on the job, the team is in a race against time to clear D'avin's name and their own.
posted by rednikki on Jun 21, 2015 - 17 comments

Sense8: Limbic Resonance  Season 1, Ep 1

Angel – advised by Jonas and hunted by Mr. Whispers – activates a group of eight senseates, appearing to them though they are scattered around the world. After the intense experience of seeing and feeling her they slowly start to sense each other. [more inside]
posted by mountmccabe on Jun 8, 2015 - 42 comments

Hannibal: Antipasto  Season 3, Ep 1

After the devastating bloodbath at Lecter's home Hannibal establishes a new life for himself in Italy along with the company of his own psychiatrist Bedelia. [more inside]
posted by sparkletone on Jun 4, 2015 - 253 comments

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Cutie Markless (parts 1 and 2)  Season 5, Ep 1

The Mane 6 arrive in a village to solve a friendship problem and find out that everyone in the village has given up their Cutie Marks.
posted by NMcCoy on Apr 5, 2015 - 8 comments

Hinterland: Devil's Bridge  Season 1, Ep 1

On his first day on a new job DCI Tom Mathias investigates a blood-soaked bathroom and the disappearance of 64 year old Helen Jenkins. The inquiry focuses on an old Children's home above the ravine spanned by the Devil's Bridge. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Apr 5, 2015 - 3 comments

Hannibal: Kaiseki  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 1

While Will continues to assert his innocence, Hannibal and Jack try to come to terms with the fact that he's in jail; Kade Purnell visits Will. [more inside]
posted by sparkletone on Mar 7, 2015 - 25 comments

Survivor: It's Survivor Warfare  Season 30, Ep 1

Season 30 begins with eighteen new players who are divided into three tribes according to their occupations (White Collar, Blue Collar, No Collar) as they attempt to become the lone survivor and claim the million dollar prize. [more inside]
posted by St. Hubbins on Feb 27, 2015 - 9 comments

Better Call Saul: Mijo  Season 1, Ep 2

As his troubles escalate to a boiling point, Jimmy finds himself in dire straits. An act of carelessness puts Chuck at risk.
posted by mathowie on Feb 9, 2015 - 59 comments

Agent Carter: Now is Not the End  Season 1, Ep 1

A spinoff from "Captain America" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and a prequel to the events of "Marvel One Shot: Agent Carter", Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) fights the good fight against the forces of evil as a member of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s predecessor the Strategic Scientific Reserve (the S.S.R) while maintaining her cover as a telephone operator for Ma Bell in 1946 New York. First up: Howard Stark (Dominic Cooper) is accused of selling arms to the enemies of the United States and he turns to Peggy for help in clearing his name. [more inside]
posted by inturnaround on Jan 7, 2015 - 53 comments

Lilyhammer : The Olympics caught my attention

Just checking for interest. The 3rd season of this Netflix original drops on the 21st. [more inside]
posted by lawliet on Nov 15, 2014 - 1 comment

Grimm: Thanks for the Memories  Season 4, Ep 1

The Portland PD comes to Nick and Juliette's house to investigate Renard's shooting and Trubel's beheading of an FBI agent. Meanwhile, there's a new Wesen in town - a Gedächtnis Esser ("Memory Eater"), a man with octopus tentacles on his head who can steal memories, leaving the victim incapacitated. Nick has to investigate without the help of his Grimm powers.
posted by Small Dollar on Oct 25, 2014 - 13 comments

The Affair: 1  Season 1, Ep 1

Welcome to "The End of the World." Noah Solloway has escaped the city with his family to his in-laws' estate in eastern Long Island. He's joined by his loving wife, Helen, and their four precocious children. At the same time, local Montauk waitress Alison Lockhart struggles with her husband, Cole, to move past a recent tragedy. In a chance encounter, Noah and Alison meet and connect. But in this bucolic beach town, it's impossible to avoid someone you yearn to see again. Series premiere.
posted by ALongDecember on Oct 13, 2014 - 5 comments

American Horror Story: Monsters Among Us  First Watch   Season 4, Ep 1

One of the last freak shows in the U.S. struggles for survival in Jupiter, Florida. Unexplained deaths in the community cause alarm. [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Oct 10, 2014 - 26 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Undercover  Season 2, Ep 1

Six months after going undercover with the mob (and confessing his feelings for colleague Amy Santiago) Det. Jake Peralta attempts to take care of the sting operation's final loose end. Capt. Holt torments Santiago, Diaz, and Jeffords with a series of seemingly pointless role-playing drills. Gina and Boyle wrestle with the implications of last season's ill-advised(?) hookup. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Sep 29, 2014 - 18 comments

Nashville: That's Me Without You  Season 3, Ep 1

The season premiere answers the question: "Which proposal will Rayna accept?" [more inside]
posted by Quonab on Sep 26, 2014 - 3 comments

Forever: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

A medical examiner who's seen it all gets caught up in a train crash investigation. [more inside]
posted by Margalo Epps on Sep 23, 2014 - 12 comments

Scorpion: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

A team of geniuses help out the government. [more inside]
posted by Margalo Epps on Sep 23, 2014 - 26 comments

Gotham: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

Rookie detective James Gordon investigates the murders of Thomas and Martha Wayne.
posted by Jacqueline on Sep 22, 2014 - 63 comments

Doctor Who: Time Heist  First Watch   Season 8, Ep 5

The Doctor turns bank robber when he is given a task he cannot refuse - steal from the most dangerous bank in the cosmos. With the help of a beautiful shape-shifter and a cyber-augmented gamer, the Doctor and Clara must fight their way past deadly security, and come face-to-face with the fearsome Teller - a creature of terrifying power that can detect guilt. Description from BBC
posted by Magnakai on Sep 20, 2014 - 48 comments

American Dad!: Roger Passes the Bar  Season 10, Ep 1

When Roger suffers a heart attack following the ongoing stress of running his attic dive bar, Roger's Place, he sells the bar to a restaurateur who transforms it into the family-friendly Roger's Spot. Meanwhile, Steve and his friends are entranced by a new woman in the neighborhood (voiced by Jane Krakowski) who introduces herself as a sexual predator interested in teenage boys. [more inside]
posted by Servo5678 on Sep 17, 2014 - 4 comments

Hannibal: Apéritif  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

FBI instructor Will Graham now lives out his days in the classroom, despite his legendary skills as a forensic profiler. But Jack Crawford, head of the BAU, has other ideas and wants to tempt Will back into the field. When stubbornness ensues, Jack seeks help from the renowned psychiatrist, Doctor Hannibal Lecter.
posted by tel3path on Aug 28, 2014 - 139 comments

Spartacus: War of the Damned: Blood and Sand - The Red Serpent  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

A Thracian is captured by erstwhile ally Romans and sent to die in the arena. [more inside]
posted by kmz on Aug 7, 2014 - 2 comments

Outlander! Do we need two threads?

The first episode of the TV adaptation of Outlander is online now, with the official premiere next weekend. Would anyone else like this to be a part of the regular Fanfare rotation? And if so, like GoT, does this warrant a "Book readers" and "Show only" split? [more inside]
posted by olinerd on Aug 2, 2014 - 37 comments

Sherlock: The Empty Hearse  Season 3, Ep 1

Watson has moved on in the years since Sherlock's presumed death. But when London is threatened by terrorists, Sherlock decides it's time to return.
posted by rue72 on Jun 4, 2014 - 25 comments

Call the Midwife: Episode 1  Season 1, Ep 1

The opening of the show introduces it's major characters, sets the historical scene in post-war England, and establishes a tone of woman-centered, bike-powered, socialist-minded tear jerking melodrama and adventure. What's not to love?!
posted by latkes on May 21, 2014 - 57 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE CRAWLING EYE  Season 1, Ep 1

1958, B&W, Horror, Sci-Fi. A thick fog engulfs the side of a mountain, containing big puffy eyes with tentacles that control people's minds. The first cable episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000 features many of the elements that would make the show a success: lots of jokes, whimsical performances, and a movie bad enough to peel paint. But as with most of the first season, it's really not the guys at their best. For devoted fans only. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on May 14, 2014 - 29 comments

Mad Men: Time Zones  Season 7, Ep 1

Mad Men returns for the start of its final season (which is actually just half a season, with the second half starting next spring). Don and the gang do their thing in multiple locations: LA, NYC, and Detroit. [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Apr 14, 2014 - 125 comments

Game of Thrones: Two Swords  Season 4, Ep 1

The return of Game of Thrones for the fourth season arrives with a bang as we catch up with all the different story lines from where we were left off last season. Before watching this new season, you can check out Politics of Power, HBO's recap of the entire third season, available for free on YouTube. [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Apr 7, 2014 - 40 comments

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