Welcome back to Tune In: our weekly newsletter, offering a guide to the best of the week's TV. Each week, Variety's TV team combs through the week's TV schedule, selecting our picks of what to watch…
Science fiction is usually lumped in with fantasy and myth under the umbrella term "genre fiction," encompassing those stories that feature devices and occurrences that do not happen in our world. An…
South Korea-born Jihae is a singer and multimedia artist who has collaborated with accomplished musicians such as Michel Gondry, Lenny Kravitz, and Dave Stewart. She makes her TV acting debut Nov. 14…
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Making a documentary with crews in 19 locations around the world is tricky. Making that doc intertwined with a drama set on two planets and over two decades is out-of-this-world complicated. "Mars"…
National Geographic Channel's "Mars" is an ambitious thing, a series that's part documentary, part drama about the first human Mars mission. Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, and Michael Rosenberg are…
National Geographic Channel is hoping to encourage viewers to take a journey to the Red Planet with plans for a short-form scripted prequel series to precede the November launch of “Mars.” “Mars,”…
Headlining the eclectic slate of Paris-based SND, the Omar Sy starrer “Two Is a Family,” directed by Hugo Gelin (“Comme des freres”), has already lured major European buyers on the lookout for the…
It’s official: Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of Super Bowl XLVIII in February at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Fox will telecast next year’s pro football championship game, historically one of…
If Rob Thomas gets his way, the “Veronica Mars” movie “will be the start” of a new franchise. “I want to be a (James) Bond franchise,” said the writer and creator of the “Veronica Mars” TV series…
Magnet Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to sci-fi thriller "The Last Days on Mars," two months after its debut at the Cannes Film Festival's Directors Fortnight.
A murkily derivative sci-fi-horror entry that basically amounts to "Red Planet of the Dead."