Falling Skies: TV Review

Steven Spielberg is executive producing two high-concept television series and has, in the past couple of years, been shepherding them to the small screen. But along the way, one – Terra Nova on Fox – was seemingly stealing all the hype.

Part of that was an enormous budget, with the 13 episodes reportedly costing $4 million each, plus shooting on location in Australia. Millions more were spent on elaborate sets. But there always seemed to be delays when Fox was preparing to show clips to critics. Production delays eventually forced Fox to drop its plan to air the pilot in May, a la the Glee launch, then return with a bang in the fall after everybody talked Terra Nova to death on social media all summer. Read More...



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