The Cape

The best and worst of sci-fi TV for 2011
Dec 15, 2012

It was indeed the best of times and the worst of times, and much of it showed up on our TVs. From thrilling storylines to characters we can't wait to forget, there was a lot to chew on this year. So we've put together a list of the Best, Worst and all things in between, along with some thoughts and a few quotes from other sources.

TV THIS WEEK: The New Year rings in V, The Cape, Merlin and more!
Dec 14, 2012

The New Year brings with it plenty of goodies this week, including Summer Glau in The Cape, the second season of V (so we can finally find out what those red skies are all about) and the fourth season of Merlin.

Summer Glau wants YOU to design a villain for The Cape
Dec 14, 2012

When The Cape premieres this Sunday, it'll already have its share of evildoers, including Chess (James Frain, a chess-playing villainous mastermind) and Scales (Vinny Jones, a criminal with a skin condition). However, Summer Glau, who plays the Cape's partner-in-crimesoving, Orwell, says the show is still looking for a few BAD men.

The Cape to get weirder and scarier SOON
Dec 14, 2012

The Cape just introduced a new superhero to television. Now it's going to change things up. After the airing of the first two episodes, the show's creator and cast presented their show to the Television Critics Association. Creator Tom Wheeler said if you keep watching, you'll see some more science fictional storylines and even some horror.

Uh-oh! NBC cuts The Cape's episode order after ratings hit new low
Dec 14, 2012

It's looking a whole lot like actress Summer Glau is going to be out of a job yet again. NBC has decided to cut the episode order of its new midseason series, The Cape, from 13 to 10, after the show posted its lowest rating yet on Monday.

TV THIS WEEK: Anna gets smacked on V, Summer Glau and more!
Dec 14, 2012

As February closes out its last full week, Lisa gets into it with her mother on V, Summer Glau gets kidnapped on The Cape and Ghost Hunters returns for its seventh season.

NBC says final episode of The Cape will be available online only
Dec 14, 2012

It looks like The Cape is done. After struggling in the ratings since it premiered, and NBC cutting the show's episode order from 13 to 10 episodes, the network has decided to run The Cape's final original episode only online sometime later this month.

Those mistakes Heroes made? Here's how The Cape plans not to make them
Dec 14, 2012

Remember when Heroes first started and it was like the best thing ever? People were saying, "Save the cheerleader, save the world" and wondering how they were going to stop Peter from exploding? But three years later, Heroes fizzled out, and now we're left wondering ... is it safe to get excited about another NBC superhero show?

The Cape trailer: Hunted superhero, Summer Glau (yes!) and more
Dec 14, 2012

NBC just announced a premiere date—and released a full-length trailer—for The Cape, its series about a framed cop who dresses like his son's favorite comic-book superhero to fight crime. And unlike other recent superhero shows, this one has that extra-special sci-fi essential ingredient we love to see—Summer Glau!

8 cool pics from The Cape plus 2 trailers (Summer Glau alert!)
Dec 14, 2012

Will The Cape end up seeming like another Heroes, or something completely different? It's too soon to tell, but from from what we've seen so far, it's certainly looking pretty darn cool. Add the fact our favourite sci-fi gal Summer Glau is in the series and that certainly amps up the anticipation level.

2 new trailers for The Cape: Summer Glau! More villains!
Dec 14, 2012

If a few promos can be an accurate gauge of an upcoming TV show, The Cape looks like it will be as much fun as a superhero show should be. Now NBC has released two more promos to entertain and tease.

Terminator's Summer Glau joins NBC's new superhero show
Dec 14, 2012

The former Dollhouse and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles star lands in an NBC pilot.