Next Review : Pop Culture Happy Hour On the vaguely unsettling, but satisfyingly pulpy FOX techno-thriller series Next, John Slattery plays a genius billionaire who blows the whistle on an artificial intelligence he created called "neXt." When people who know too much about the AI start dying in mysterious, tech-adjacent ways, the FBI Cybercrime Unit takes notice, and teams up with Slattery to stop it.
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Cyberthriller Or Cybersnoozer? Fox's 'Next'

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Cyberthriller Or Cybersnoozer? Fox's 'Next'

Cyberthriller Or Cybersnoozer? Fox's 'Next'

Cyberthriller Or Cybersnoozer? Fox's 'Next'

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Fernanda Andrade and John Slattery in FOX's neXt. Sandy Morris/FOX hide caption

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Fernanda Andrade and John Slattery in FOX's neXt.

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On the vaguely unsettling, but satisfyingly pulpy FOX techno-thriller series Next, John Slattery plays a genius billionaire who blows the whistle on an artificial intelligence he created called "neXt." When people who know too much about the AI start dying in mysterious, tech-adjacent ways, the FBI Cybercrime Unit takes notice, and teams up with Slattery to stop it.

The audio was produced by Candice Lim and edited by Jessica Reedy.