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In The Flesh: Creepy and Poignant by Turns!

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In the Flesh (BBC America, Thursday-Saturday, 10/9C) does something no other zombie movie or series has done – it not only postulates a viral cause for zombies but also provides a situation in which an effective treatment has been found and looks at what kind of situations that might create. It is, by turns, effectively creepy and poignant – and not necessarily for the reasons you might expect.

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The Original Being Human Returns For Its Final Season In July!

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The original Being Human returns to BBC America for its fifth and finale season as part of the network’s Supernatural Saturday, July 13th at 10/9C. Although the cast has completely turned over since the series premiered, it’s still about a trio of supernaturals – Alex, a ghost; Tom, a werewolf, and Hal, a vampire – sharing a flat and trying to retain or regain their humanity.

For episode and character guides follow the jump to check out the official press release.

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SYFY TAKES VIEWERS INTO THE DIMENSION OF IMAGINATION WITH ANNUAL FULL DAY TWILIGHT ZONE MARATHON!

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Syfy will celebrate Independence Day by taking viewers into a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity when the channel presents its traditional The Twilight Zone marathon. The iconic series from mastermind Rod Serling will air Wednesday, July 4 from 8AM through 6AM on July 5th (ET/PT).

All the fan favorite episodes will air during prime time.

Syfy’s Lost Girl Begins Shooting Season Four!

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Season Four of Lost Girl begins production today in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The series, which has built up an extensive mythology based in the realms of the Fae, has been a reliable ratings-getter for Syfy and the show’s Canadian home, Showcase.

The fourth season will feature some notable guest stars including George Takei (Star Trek) and Ali Liebert (Bomb Girls) amd will return to Syfy in early 2014. Follow the jump to check out the official press release.

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Videos: The CW Releases New Series Trailers for Its Fall Shows!

A few days ago, we posted the full-length promo for The CW’s Star-Crossed. Today, we’re covering the rest of the network’s new series, beginning with The 100 (above). Follow the jump for some sizzling looks at The Originals, Reign and The Tomorrow People (which continues to be my personal favorite – though The 100 looks very interesting, too).

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The Newsroom–Stuck in the Desert. Alone. Together.

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I’m not quite sure what this new teaser for Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom is saying. Is Will McAvoy a journalistic voice in the wilderness? Is the team in the newsroom alone against the world? Are they Alone Together, Naturally? Whatever the case, it is a lovely piece of work as it stands. Alone.

Check it out following the jump. The Newsroom returns to HBO July 14th at 10/9C.

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Is There The Doctor In The House?

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Matt Smith – the first actor to be nominated for a BAFTA for playing The Doctor – is leaving Doctor Who! His second last appearance in the role will the special 50th Anniversary episode that will be broadcast on November 23rd – exactly 50 years after the series premiere in 1963 – and then he will exit the role in the 2013 Christmas Special.

Follow the jump to read the BBC America Press Release for background and statements from Smith and Doctor Who’s showrunner, Steven Moffat. And remember – fezzes are cool!

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Orphan Black: Is Anyone/Anything Who/What They Seem To Be?

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Tonight’s season finale for Orphan Black (BBC America, 9/8C) takes all the loose ends that have been carefully threaded throughout the season, ties them in a bow and then shreds them into tiny pieces!

If you’ve been saving Orphan Black on your DVR to binge watch the first season, read no further.

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