articles

Fringe

Fringe alum says series became a 'boy show' that lost focus on female heroes
Jan 18, 2016

When it launched, Fox’s Fringe was about a female FBI agent and a father-son duo helping her solve crimes — and grew into so much more than that over the next few years. But, one former star isn’t entirely psyched about what the cult hit eventually became.

If you liked Fringe's futuristic season finale, you're gonna love S5
Jul 5, 2015

Though a fifth and final season of Fox's Fringe was an unknown at the time, the producers decided to take the risk and introduce us to a wild, weird future ruled by the Observers late in season four. With a fifth year now a certainty, producer J.H. Wyman wants you to know: We will definitely be revisiting the bizzaro future of 2036 we glimpsed in "Letters of Transit."

TV THIS WEEK: It's an Observer-filled Fringe, Being Human and more!

After four years, will we finally find out what those Fringe Observer dudes are all about? Let's hope so, especially since Fox's Fringe is taking a month off after Friday's episode. This week we'll also have the return of BBC America's Being Human for a fourth season, which joins Syfy's Being Human on the schedule.

Ominous Observers are heading our way in new Fringe S5 teaser
Jul 4, 2015

A foreboding new trailer for the final season of J.J. Abrams' cult fave Fox series Fringe has been released, and look out—the Observers are coming.
0

Fringe promo: Heed, obey, and serve The Observers...or else!
Dec 17, 2012

The Observers are dishing out some serious threats. In the latest Fringe promo, they're laying down the law. Resistance is futile and if you choose to rebel, there's a special form of punishment waiting for you.

Once returns big, Elementary starts strong + 31 other genre shows
Dec 17, 2012

Premiere week has come and gone, and we've once again got a full slate of new fall shows to follow. This week saw the return of Fringe, Once Upon a Time, Person of Interest and more, along with the debuts of new shows like Elementary, 666 Park Avenue and Last Resort. So how'd they do?

Abrams, Fringe producer developing buddy cop robot show at Fox
Dec 17, 2012

With Alcatraz long gone, and Fringe's final season on the way, Fox is keen to stay in the J.J. Abrams business. The latest idea? A near-future, buddy cop series featuring human-like cyborgs.

Meet the 'oracle' who could be a game changer in Fringe's final eps
Dec 17, 2012

With a risky jump into the future, the new season of Fox's Fringe is already blowing up the formula for the final year. Now it seems they could be taking a Matrix-y twist sometime soon.

Grab the tissues! Fringe finale date confirmed
Dec 17, 2012

It's really happening. After five seasons, Fringe will come to an end. Executive producer J.H. Wyman has just announced the date of the series finale. So long, Olivia, Peter, Walter and the rest of the Fringe Division.

Fringe exec reveals what Abrams' future cop series is all about
Dec 17, 2012

We'd heard a while back that J.J. Abrams and current Fringe showrunner J.H. Wyman were working on a new sci-fi series—and now Wyman has been kind enough to spill the beans.

Why Fringe producer considers S5 a '13-hour feature film'
Dec 17, 2012

Considering the jump into the future we've heard so much about, we already knew the fifth and final season of Fringe was going to be a different animal than previous years. Now producer J.H. Wyman has opened up about how he views the beloved series' swan song.

Uh-oh! Fringe promises to break our hearts with an 'emotional death'
Dec 17, 2012

With a shortened season, you knew the writers behind Fox's Fringe wouldn't be pulling any punches. Now it seems a death is coming soon that will apparently rip our collective hearts out.
0

Fringe's Observer delivers a chilling warning in new viral PSA
Dec 17, 2012

The Observer is back with another uncomfortable announcement. This time, Captain Windmark hides his threats under a monologue about the dos and don'ts of traveling.

Fringe star explains [REDACTED]'s heartbreaking death
Dec 17, 2012

The folks behind Fringe aren't pulling any punches this season, and the series' shortened swan song broke some hearts Friday with a brutal death to a regular member of the cast. So what happened—and why did it have to go down this way? Spoilers ahead!