Even if you liked True Blood’s monsters and dumbasses, don’t visit Midnight, Texas

There are shows, like Buffy The Vampire Slayer, or Battlestar Galactica, or more recently Game Of Thrones, that went a long way toward erasing the stigma of what is commonly known as “genre TV.” They demonstrated that the supernatural, or space opera, or fantasy are no impediment to creating storytelling as…

NBC picks up Midnight, Texas and Timeless, going for a whole “time” theme now

Apparently it’s theme week in TV land—yesterday’s theme, of course, being, “Let’s kill everything you love”—with NBC doing kind of a “clock” thing at the moment, picking up Timeless and Midnight, Texas to series. The former is the latest show from The Shield’s Shawn Ryan, and is actually one of three time travel-based…