Torchwood: Miracle Day is the Show We've Been Waiting For

One thing that disappointed after the major TV networks released their fall schedules is the lack of any "event-type" television. You know the kind: a show wrapped in a giant mystery that may or may not be caused by aliens, a government conspiracy, long-dormant cave-dwelling gnomes just under the Earth's surface, or all three at the same time because the apocalypse is on its way.

Network TV has given us something like that to look forward to (and be incredibly disappointed by) for several seasons now in shows like FlashForward, The Event, and any other serialized sci-fi mysteries you can think of. This season we get Fox's Terra Nova, which looks more like a classic Spielberg adventure, and J.J. Abrams' Alcatraz, which doesn't air 'til next year and merely features missing guards and inmates from the famous prison.

But fear not, fellow fans of "oh, this could be good!" TV, because Starz has Torchwood: Miracle Day. The newest trailer for the program has hit the Web, and believe me when I say, "This could be good!"

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People getting impaled? Lethal injection? Welsh ladies? Sign me up!

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