The best TV scenes of 2017

Television provides so many units in which to appreciate the medium’s annual output. A series can leap to the forefront on the strengths of a single great season; if it’s running as part of the traditional broadcast calendar, those accolades might have two halves of separate seasons. Try as streaming services and…

The 22 best minor characters on TV right now

To the protagonists go the TV spoils: The spotlight scenes, the attention of award-giving bodies, the premium paychecks. And while a well-realized main character might hook you in to a TV show, that show isn’t worth sticking with unless its world is also populated by equally well-realized characters who support,…

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UPDATE: The war for New York has just begun in the new Defenders trailer from Comic-Con

UPDATE: It’s not quite as good as seeing the whole premiere (which reportedly spent a lot of time on Sigourney Weaver’s villain Alexandra, and her efforts to ally herself with the mystical ninjas of The Hand) but at least we’ve got a new trailer for The Defenders to check out. Highlights include Daredevil’s heightened…

Sigourney Weaver picks a fight with The Defenders in first trailer

In our first glimpse at Marvel’s The Defenders, the Hell’s Kitchen-based team looked a little worse for wear. Now we know why—the first full trailer for the 8-episode series shows Sigourney Weaver’s villain coming at them with everything she’s got, which includes their own “connections.” But first, Luke Cage (Mike…