Zygons – Doctor Who monsters

The Zygons are a fictional extraterrestrial race in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. They first appeared in the Fourth Doctor serial Terror of the Zygons. The Zygons have shape-shifting abilities, allowing them to replicate the appearance …

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Bones – TV series – overview

Bones is an often gruesome American crime comedy-drama television series that premiered on Fox in the United States on September 13, 2005. The show is based on forensic anthropology and forensic archaeology, with each episode focusing on an FBI case file …

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Hannibal – TV series

Hannibal is an American NBC television series based on characters and elements appearing in the novel Red Dragon by Thomas Harris. It initially focused on the budding relationship between FBI special investigator Will Graham and Doctor Hannibal Lecter, a forensic psychiatrist destined …

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Dexter – TV series

Dexter is an American television drama series first aired October 1, 2006 on Showtime. The series centers on Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), a blood spatter pattern analyst for a fictional Miami Metro Police Department who …

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The Returned – TV series – overview

The Returned – original title: Les Revenants – is a 2012 television series about the dead returning to life created by Fabrice Gobert and shown on Canal+ in France and BeTV in Belgium. It is an adaptation of …

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Silurians – Doctor Who monsters

The Silurians are a fictional race of reptile-like humanoids in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. The species first appeared in Doctor Who in the 1970 serial Doctor Who and the Silurians, and were created by Malcolm Hulke. The …

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Count Von Count – Sesame Street TV series character

Count von Count, often known simply as “the Count“, is one of the Muppet characters on Sesame Street, performed by Jerry Nelson until his death in August 2012. The Count is a vampire modelled after Bela Lugosi’s interpretation …

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Dracula – TV series, 2013 – overview

Dracula is a 2013 British-American NBC series television drama produced by London based shingle Carnival Films. The show was created by Cole Haddon, and is a loose re-imagining of the classic Dracula novel by Bram Stoker. Dan Knauf, creator of the HBO series Carnivàle, …

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Sea Devils – Doctor Who monsters

The Sea Devils is the third serial of the ninth season of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in six weekly parts from 26 February to 1 April 1972. It was written …

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Beasts – TV series, UK, 1976

Beasts is a series of six 1976 British television plays by Manx writer Nigel Kneale, unconnected but for a horror theme, made by production company ATV for the  ITV network. In 1976, Nigel Kneale left his …

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Fangface – animated TV series

“Every 400 years, a baby werewolf is born into the Fangsworth family, and so when the moon shined on little Sherman Fangsworth, he changed into Fangface, a werewolf! Only the …

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The Following – TV series, 2013

The Following is a 2013 American television drama series starring Kevin Bacon (Friday the 13th, 1980) and created by Kevin Williamson (Scream). It premiered January 21, 2013 on Fox, and airs on …

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Bates Motel – TV series

Bates Motel is an American drama television series produced by Universal Television for A&E. It stars Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates, Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates, Max Thieriot, Keegan Connor Tracy and Mike Vogel. Filmed in Aldergrove, British Columbia, the series debuted on March 18, 2013. Following favourable reviews and …

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The Itchy & Scratchy Show

The Itchy & Scratchy Show is a show within a show in the animated television series The Simpsons. It usually appears as a part of The Krusty the Clown Show, watched regularly by Bart and Lisa Simpson. Itself an animated cartoon, The …

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Chiller – TV series, UK, 1995

While horror anthologies were surprisingly popular in the 1970s and into the 1980s, by the Nineties, they had fallen out of favour with the cocaine cowboys and supposed hipsters who …

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