Whether you’re a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there’s something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years. READ: The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written | BuzzFeed Books.
Summertime is upon us: sticky subway rides, backyard barbecues, and a general lack of solid television. You should be outside anyway! I know, hilarious. But instead of binge-watching something old on Netflix, why not binge-read a great book series? You’ll get all the enjoyment of sticking with characters for hours and hours, through complicated, folding plots, and you can make it so Hugh Dancy plays every role (what do books look like in your mind?). Plus, you know, you can totally read these outside. After the jump, check out 25 awesome literary series to read this summer. And, of course, there are lots more out there, so add your favorite to the list. READ MORE: 25 Great Literary Series to Replace Your TV Habit This Summer | Flavorwire.
Back in March, Fox confirmed that FBI agents Mulder and Scully would return to television, and now we know when. The network announced that The X-Files six-episode run will begin on January 24th at 10 PM ET, following the NFL’s NFC Championship Game. There’s sure to be a load of interested viewers already marking down the date, but Fox is looking to rope in a few more by debuting the miniseries right after a big playoff game. The show’s premiere is a two-night event with the second episode following on Monday, January 25th at 8 PM ET in what will be the regular time slot. If you’ll recall, show creator Chris Carter will handle director and executive producer duties while David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprise their roles as the Bureau’s paranormal investigating duo.
Exciting! I’m at a halt halfway through the book…watching the trailer has given me new motivation to finish it. More information at the BBC One Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell website. The series will air on Space in Canada and on BBC America in the United States.
The show’s worldwide debut will come within 24 hours of the U.S. premiere on TNT in December. Based on the TNT TV movie franchise “The Librarian,” the 10-episode drama series features “Falling Skies” actor Noah Wyle reprising his role from the movie series alongside Rebecca Romijn and a cast that includes Bob Newhart and Jane Curtin — who appeared in the original series — as well as John Larroquette, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth and Matt Frewer. The show centers on an ancient organization hidden beneath Gotham’s Metropolitan Public Library, dedicated to protecting an unknowing world from the secret, magical reality hidden around them. via ‘The Librarians’ TV Series to Premiere Worldwide With Universal Networks International | Variety.
Canadian cable network Space has released the official trailer for Bitten, a television-series adaptation of Kelley Armstrong’s 2001 debut novel.
Published by Random House Canada, Bitten follows Elena Michaels, a Toronto journalist who also happens to be the only existing female werewolf. The fantasy novel turned Armstrong into a best-selling author and kicked off her popular 15-title Women of the Otherworld series. Bitten premieres on Space Jan. 11