Hello, old friends — and by friends, we mean our favorite TV shows. And as with any friend who’s been away for some time, it's nice to catch up on what's been going on and discover what's new.
'Legion' star Aubry Plaza explains how she tried to channel Beyoncé for her memorable dance sequence in our Emmy series "My Scene to Remember."
Warning: This recap for the Season 1 finale episode of Legion contains spoilers. David’s litany, “You don’t have to be afraid,” nails that point home but, as it turns out to be untrue, also points to the complexity of the issue.
Leading up to the 20th anniversary of the March 10, 1997, premiere of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Yahoo TV is celebrating “Why Genre Shows Matter” and the history of how these shows have tackled universal themes (such as how much high school sucks) and broader social issues. “Name a current show you think is tackling an issue well” — that’s another question we posed to more than 30 executive producers of current sci-fi/fantasy series who agreed to take part in our Why Genre Shows Matter survey over the last month, either by email or phone. I’m obsessed with Black Mirror.
Warning: This recap for the “Chapter 5” episode of Legion contains spoilers. Are they trapped in an astral projection? David’s travels on the astral plane inspire him to create his own space, the White Room, where he and Syd can safely touch.
For those of you who were thinking there aren’t enough superheroes on TV, you are in luck, because FX premiered “Legion,” a new series from the Marvel Universe. David was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, so most of his life has been spent in and out of mental hospitals, which is where he met his buddy Lenny, played beautifully by Aubrey Plaza, and his girlfriend, Syd Barrett, who is special like David.
The mutants were out in full force on Thursday, Jan. 26 as Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller and all the stars of FX’s new Marvel drama Legion arrived at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles for the official premiere. Related: Noah Hawley on all the ‘X-Men’ References in ‘Legion’ The drama — created by Fargo‘s Noah Hawley and also starring Jean Smart, Aubrey Plaza, and Bill Irwin — follows a troubled mental patient named David (Stevens) who learns what he thought was his schizophrenia might be mutant superpowers instead. Legion premieres Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 10 p.m. on FX.