Michael Crider is a native-born Texan, as well as a movie and TV junkie. While his favorites tend to be science fiction and off-kilter comedies, he's not above a Law & Order rerun, either. Some of his all-time favorites include Firefly, Star Trek: Deep Space 9, Battlestar Galactica (2003), News Radio, Scrubs and Dead Like Me. When not writing for Screen Rant, Michael's a freelance graphic designer.
Articles by Michael Crider
Goodbye, Charlie. After a dismal showing in the ratings race, ABC’s ‘Charlie’s Angels’ is going off the air. The production has been halted, but the remaining episodes will continue to air on Thursday nights.
AMC is leading a pack of westerns slated for cable and broadcast TV in the next year with ‘Hell on Wheels’. The Reconstruction-era railroad drama took a huge amount of on-site filming, and a new featurette shows off the sets and characters.
TNT is preparing yet another drama in ‘Scent of the Missing’, the story of a K-9 search and rescue volunteer and her partner Puzzle. The pilot stars Tricia Helfer, best known for her Cylon role on ‘Battlestar Galactica’.
Two 90s TV icons are set to guest star on ABC’s midseason comedy ‘Apartment 23.’ Like regular cast member James Van Der Beek, the ‘Hercules’ and ‘Lois & Clark’ stars will be playing themselves.
Yet another big casting announcement for HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones': ‘Downtown Abbey’ regular Rose Leslie will play Ygritte, a wildling woman who takes a major part in the events of the novel series.
The second season of HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’ is progressing nicely, and it’s got a world full of trouble for Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi). See how he’s coping in two new clips from the upcoming episode.
The latest in a long line of fantasy TV projects, Fox has ordered a script for ‘The Magicians’ from Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz. The series will be based on Lev Grossman’s popular novel, described as ‘Harry Potter for grown-ups’.
Famous Hollywood husband and wife team Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are returning to TV. The pair are producing ‘Untitled Romeo Project’, a forthcoming comedy series starring singer Romeo Santos.
Jon Favreau leads a high-profile team of writers and producers for ABC’s latest sci-fi pilot, ‘Ex-Comm’, about a U.S. president and his team of paranormal agents.
‘Dexter’ star Michael C. Hall is negotiating for a new contract to play the iconic serial killer, but talks have hit a rough spot. Showtime and Hall are at an impasse after the actor asked for $1 million an episode.
A ‘Universal Soldier’ TV series is in the early stages of development, with ‘Stargate: SG1′ writer Damian Kindler penning the pilot.
Hot on the heels of news that ‘Arrested Development’ will get a limited fourth season, sources are saying that both Showtime or Netflix are in talks to air the new episodes with the film releasing in 2013.
Exciting news out of New York today, as ‘Arrested Development’ creator Mitchell Hurwitz says that he’s planning to bring the series back to television before the possible movie is released.
Want to know what happened in season 4, episode 2 of ‘Fringe,’ entitled ‘One Night in October’? Read our in-depth recap for all the details.
Chris Carter, creator of ‘The X-Files’, is coming back to TV with ‘Unique’, a supernatural series currently in pre-production.
Like a ravenous zombie, ‘The Walking Dead’ season 2 is slowly coming closer. The latest TV spot highlights the character development that sets the show apart from the hoard.
‘American Horror Story’ debuts on FX next week, but horror fans looking for a taste of the premiere can check out the mysterious and creepy opening title sequence.
Audiences responded to Zooey Deschanel’s ‘New Girl’ in a big way, and Fox has responded with a full season pickup of the show.
In a surprising repeat of the ‘Spartacus’ pre-premiere renewal two years ago, Starz has ordered a second round of Kelsey Grammer’s ‘Boss’ even before it debuts next month.
One of the most memorable zombies from ‘The Walking Dead’ is getting her own story. AMC will put a six-part web series online on October 3rd telling the tale of the infamous ‘Bicycle Girl.’
NBC is resting its hopes on the capable shoulders of ‘Lost’ creator J.J. Abrams and ‘Supernatural’ creator Eric Kripke for a new thriller/adventure show, ‘Revolution.’ The network ordered a pilot, and chances for an initial season are good.