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Why Didn't You Watch the Best Show Ever Made About Silicon Valley? Why Didn't You Watch the Best Show Ever Made About Silicon Valley?

It’s hard to make good TV about Silicon Valley and its predecessors. Especially a drama. Watching a bunch of nerds talk about coding and CPUs is appealing to a only a painfully small fraction of the population—but someone definitely thought that same thing about advertising before Matthew Weiner trundled into AMC and…

This Week's TV: When Every Home Has An Android Servant, Things Get Weird This Week's TV: When Every Home Has An Android Servant, Things Get Weird

Summer TV is in full swing, and we’ve got a couple of new shows premiering this week. There’s the vigilante hacker thriller Mr. Robot and Humans, a series that explores the line between humans and their synthetic servants. Plus, Under the Dome and Falling Skies are both back for new seasons. Details ahead.

This Week’s TV: Meet A Trio Of Fun-Loving Intergalactic Bounty Hunters This Week’s TV: Meet A Trio Of Fun-Loving Intergalactic Bounty Hunters

It’s a big week for summer TV with the premieres of Syfy’s new space bounty hunter show Killjoys and The Astronauts’ Wives Club, which brings us back to the early days of the space race. Plus, True Detective returns with a new existential mystery and Orphan Black’s latest season comes to a close.

This Week's TV: Six Strangers Wake In Space With Amnesia—And An Android This Week's TV: Six Strangers Wake In Space With Amnesia—And An Android

Syfy is making good on its promise to return to science fiction television, and this week the channel is debuting Dark Matter, a show about six people who wake on a spaceship with no memory, but a destination, loads of weapons, and an android. Plus, peek at the season finales of Game of Thrones and iZombie.

Tonight, Halt and Catch Fire's New Season Takes On Computer Gaming Tonight, Halt and Catch Fire's New Season Takes On Computer Gaming

The second season of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire returns to AMC tonight with a whole new focus: internet gaming.

Halt and Catch Fire Not Halted, Not on Fire, Will Be Back Next Year Halt and Catch Fire Not Halted, Not on Fire, Will Be Back Next Year

Saddle up and set the DVR, because AMC's drama on the genesis of the personal computer, Halt and Catch Fire, will be back next year for a second season.

Halt and Catch Fire Episode 6: Your Computer, Your Friend Halt and Catch Fire Episode 6: Your Computer, Your Friend

In the most recent episode of Halt and Catch Fire, we see two competing ideas of what it means to make an operating system go head-to-head. The most sincere of which desperately craves a computer with a soul—something the show's characters could stand to gain themselves.

Halt and Catch Fire Episode 5: Who Run the World? Girls Halt and Catch Fire Episode 5: Who Run the World? Girls

While last week's episode of Halt and Catch Fire saw Donna start to shine, this week had a broader shift, and a little promise from Cameron. But while things are looking up for the ladies in episode five, things are getting worse and worse for the gents.

Halt and Catch Fire Episode Four: Donna Is Here to Solve Everything Halt and Catch Fire Episode Four: Donna Is Here to Solve Everything

Halt and Catch Fire has so far failed at delivering us the TV drama about the rise of the personal computer that we deserve. In episode four last night, we see a small glimmer of hope, as the one character who might be Cardiff Electric's saving grace has also become the show's lone redeeming quality. How meta!

Halt and Catch Fire Is a Huge Missed Opportunity Halt and Catch Fire Is a Huge Missed Opportunity

This Sunday, AMC will air the fourth episode of its new series, Halt and Catch Fire. It's the most comprehensive (fictional) look at the development of the personal computer. Too bad it's also a huge missed opportunity.

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