Buffy and Mr. Robot: How Tragedy Changed Their Season Finales

USA Network’s decision to delay the season finale of “Mr. Robot” because a scene is similar to the fatal shootings of two TV reporters in Virginia is making people recall how tragedy delayed the season finale of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” 16 years ago.

Happy 18th Birthday, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Today, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the show, celebrates its 18th anniversary. We take a brief look on how it affected TV, and how it may have invented live-blogging.

The WB Announces Comic-Con 2012 EXTRA Stage lineup!!

 KEVIN SMITH, THE BACON BROTHERS AND NERDMELT COMEDY HEADLINE THREE DAYS OF FREE OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT AS WARNER BROS. PRESENTS THE “EXTRA AT COMIC-CON” STAGE

 Festival Also Features Performances by The Voice’s Tony Lucca & Frenchie Davis; Outdoor Screenings of The Goonies, Friday the 13th [2009] and Beetlejuice, Presented by Flixster; Live Extra Interviews and More!

  Twitter Pitch: @ThatKevinSmith, @kevinbacon, @baconbros & @NerdMelt Comedy headline WB @extratv stage @Comic_Con: http://bit.ly/PeYFld #WBSDCC #SDCC BURBANK, Calif. (July 6, 2012) — Comic-Con legend Kevin Smith, rock band The Bacon Brothers — featuring The Following star Kevin Bacon — and a night of standup comedy from NerdMelt will headline three days and nights of fun, free and fan-tastic outdoor entertainment as Warner Bros. Presents the “Extra at Comic-Con” stage in San Diego’s Bayfront Park, from July 12–14 during the world’s leading pop culture convention. Also announced today: free nighttime screenings of The Goonies, Friday the 13th (2009) and Beetlejuice, presented by Flixster. “Warner Bros. has three priority words in our vocabulary when it comes to Comic-Con: FANS, FREE and FUN. We encourage everyone to check out the ‘Extra at Comic-Con’ stage this year,” said Lisa Gregorian, Chief Marketing Officer, Warner Bros. Television Group. “We have some EXTRA special Con legends, must-see musical acts, free outdoor movie screenings sponsored by Flixster, your favorite casts Q&As, fan-centric comedy, live table reads … ALL topped off Saturday night with Bacon — as in The Bacon Brothers!” Read more about The WB Announces Comic-Con 2012 EXTRA Stage lineup!!

Comic-Con ’07 – SUPERNATURAL Interviews

Whedonopolis was granted access to the Supernatural pressroom, where roundtable interviews were conducted with consulting producer/writer Ben Edlund, actor Jensen Ackles (Dean Winchester) and show creator Eric Kripke. Even though we’d been through roundtables before for Superman: Doomsday, the experience was still very new for us, and this is how it went. The table was shared with Cindy from Sci-Fi.com and Brian from TheFutonCritic.com.