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This week it's discs vs. streaming, as the summer TV schedule is in full swing. On Blu-ray the sci-fi thriller Ex Machina arrives (as the first release with DTS:X surround sound), along with It Follows and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. For gamers, Rory McIlroy's golf sim arrives, but the...

July 13th 2015 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Shark Week is in full swing on Discovery, as the network tries to find even more shark-related programming it somehow hasn't covered yet. (The answer, apparently, is to just make stuff up -- we won't be fooled again by Alien Sharks and Ninja Sharks.) Still, Sunday night is packed, with the return...

July 6th 2015 at 8:23pm 0 Comments
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This week the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup will conclude, and the USWNT is taking on Germany Tuesday night. Beyond that, Cameron Crowe fans (still sticking around since the release of Aloha) can finally see Vanilla Sky on Blu-ray complete with an extended/alternate ending and plenty of extras. To g...

June 29th 2015 at 7:26pm 0 Comments
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We're back after an impromptu break, and while HBO has reloaded on its series (Ballers, Brink, True Detective S2), there's a lot new this week to look out for. For the creepy sci-fi vibe there are two opportunities with Humans on AMC (you can watch the premiere episode on YouTube) and Mr. Robot on...

June 22nd 2015 at 8:43pm 0 Comments
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This week Orange is the New Black returns on Netflix, but it's also a big sports week. The NBA and NHL Finals are ongoing, and the US Women's National Team is already playing tonight on Fox Sports 1 (the Women's World Cup broadcast schedule is here). For gamers Elder Scrolls Online is arriving on...

June 8th 2015 at 7:59pm 0 Comments
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First up, for sports fans this week is all about the finals, whether NBA or NHL -- it's time to take the trophy home. Otherwise, the Wachowskis have a big week, with the release of Jupiter Ascending on Blu-ray, and the new series Sense8 hitting Netflix Friday morning. The remastered version of The...

June 2nd 2015 at 8:03pm 0 Comments
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Winter may be coming in Westeros, but it is long gone from our TV viewing schedules. The NBA and NHL conference finals are wrapping up this week, while summer TV shows start to pop up on the schedule. That means reality dreck like The Island, The Briefcase and I Can Do That, but NBC is also bringi...

May 25th 2015 at 2:01pm 0 Comments
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Summer doesn't officially begin for another month, but most of our favorite TV shows are ready to go on vacation now. Shows wrapping up their seasons this week include The Following, The Flash, Battle Creek and a few others. Of course, following Mad Men's finale last night is an even bigger, as Da...

May 18th 2015 at 5:26pm 0 Comments
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After seven seasons (the last one stretched out as far as it will go), AMC's flagship series Mad Men is coming to an end this weekend. While some will say goodbye to Don Draper and the rest of the crew (Google Play put together a "fan experience" to help you look back), there's a slew of other fin...

May 11th 2015 at 7:59pm 0 Comments
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The NBA and NHL playoffs have moved on to round two, and Formula E is racing in Monaco. Of course, if you prefer virtual racing, this week PC gamers will finally get to experience the release of Project Cars (consoles wait until next week). Netflix debuts its new series Grace and Frankie that reun...

May 4th 2015 at 7:56pm 0 Comments
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This weekend sports dominates the TV landscape, with the big fight on pay-per-view, the Kentucky Derby and the NFL Draft. Meanwhile, The Last Man on Earth is readying its season finale, along with PlayStation Network's Powers. After a long development period, Broken Age: The Complete Adventure is...

April 28th 2015 at 7:55pm 0 Comments