Nielsen is launching a new product aimed at shoring up the accuracy of its TV ratings system: a series of datasets meant to quantify a program’s “bingeability,” along with a show’s propensity to keep viewers coming back for more episodes down the line. The ratings giant explained in a...

Summer movies make their fully triumphant return in 2022—but don’t forget about your TV, which took care of you when you couldn’t leave the house. This summer brings new seasons of Stranger Things, The Umbrella Academy, The Boys, and more, plus some red-hot debuts from some of nerd-dom’s...

Summer movies make their fully triumphant return in 2022—but don’t forget about your TV, which took care of you when you couldn’t leave the house. This summer brings new seasons of Stranger Things, The Umbrella Academy, The Boys, and more, plus some red-hot debuts from some of nerd-dom’s...

Summer movies make their fully triumphant return in 2022—but don’t forget about your TV, which took care of you when you couldn’t leave the house. This summer brings new seasons of Stranger Things, The Umbrella Academy, The Boys, and more, plus some red-hot debuts from some of nerd-dom’s...

We know HBO has been working on several Game of Thrones-related spinoffs for years. The first to get the go-ahead was House of the Dragon—based on author George R.R. Martin’s extensive history of the Targaryen civil war that erupted some 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones. That...

We all have a lot in common with best-selling A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin. We’re all carbon-based lifeforms. None of us have published a book titled The Winds of Winter, although all of us would like it to be out ASAP. And it turns out all of us are bummed out about how...

We all have a lot in common with best-selling A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin. We’re all carbon-based lifeforms. None of us have published a book titled The Winds of Winter, although all of us would like it to be out ASAP. And it turns out all of us are bummed out about how...

Game of Thrones started as a dark, rich, captivating fantasy epic. Over the years, however, the show kept getting darker, particularly in regards to how it treated its female characters, who seemed to increasingly bear the show’s most horrific, disturbing violence. Unfortunately, that also turns...

A lot of actors have taken on multiple roles in genre projects—sci-fi, fantasy, horror—but one stands out as possibly the most prolific in this particular area. Which actor has had the most work in geekdom? io9 is here to offer evidence that it’s one Ralph Ineson. Read...