Newsclip®: [Entertainment] The return of ‘Wayward Pines’ is not a good thing | New York Post

"'Wayward Pines,” a surprise hit last year, had a spooky, “Twilight Zone”-esque plot, an appealing star in the amazingly well-preserved Matt Dillon and the gorgeous Carla Gugino. All of these elements combined to keep the M. Night Shyamalan series humming during the summer doldrums. A second-season seemed like a good idea. But, like Showtime’s “The Affair,” “Wayward” — based on the novels by Blake Crouch — was meant to be one-season show. The new season, premiering Wednesday night on Fox, is just plain silly. First of all, the timeframe skips 2,000 years — not a few years like “Homeland” did when that series went to Germany last season. You heard right: 2,000 years. It’s already ridiculous. Borrowing heavily from “The Walking Dead,” Season 2 opens on a despoiled world where humanity is extinct and “evolutionary aberrations” known as Abbies (get it: sounds like", nypost.com


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