Del Toro’s ‘The Strain’ Coming Soon To A TV Near You

We’ve got some awesome news to report today as Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s “The Strain” has just been picked up by FX who has placed a 13-episode first season order. Hell. Yes.

the night desk’s insight:
Fx has picked up a new series called the ‘The Strain” from Guillermo del Toro. Just when you think vampires are sweet, loving and romantic, this series comes out with some of the ugliest, blood thirsty vampires I have ever seen. What do you guys think… are you excited?

Best Undead on TV

Just for fun, here’s a list of excellent–some might even say “best”–vampires to be found on television. A personal list to be sure, but offered with sincerity. Your own views most welcome as well! Buffy the Vampire Slayer has so many great vampire characters I force myself to just choose two–the Sid Vicious and Nancy…

Farewell “Being Human” on BBC

The ground-breaking show Being Human has breathed its last, at least in the UK.  Such is the news this week. A program whose premise–a ghost, a vampire and a werewolf all become roommates–fairly reeked of sitcom a la The Munsters, yet proved itself a popular and compelling drama! It touched on things like addiction, personal…