Sci-Fi TV Sunday: LOST, Fringe, Caprica, Doctor Who, Star Wars, Chuck, Futurama + more

In Sci-Fi TV this week we have big updates for Lost, Caprica and Doctor Who, including spoilers and previews. There is also another Star Wars animated show coming and a new super hero show for Syfy. Plus we have tons of new preview images and videos including stuff from the Chuck finale. All that plus the latest television ratings keeping track of those shows still on the bubble. Oh, and Fringe: The Musical!





LOST: Character return confirmed + more spoilers
Actress Elizabeth Mitchell (Juliet) has confirmed that she’ll appear on LOST again. She couldn’t confirm what she’ll be doing, but did say she would likely return for the series finale:

"I can’t say doing what, because I get the script in a couple days. … It might be for the finale. It will be towards the end, yeah."

In other news, EW reports that the upcoming 15th episode will be a "big mythology episode" and unlike previously mentioned, it won’t be devoid of series regulars, just light on them.

  • Fake Locke will tell Jin how he plans to get off the island. [E! Online]
  • The four-letter word used to describe the island — which Kristin of E! Online has been teasing for the past few weeks — is "CORK" (and we’ve known about it for months). [SpoilerTV]
  • Is Locke really dead?:  "We’ve said dead is dead and we’re not really going to go back on the rules, [but] I will say that there are surprises in store at the end of the series," says executive producer Carlton Cuse. [E! Online]
  • Dark UFO has polls up asking "Who built the Frozen Donkey Wheel?" and "Who are Adam and Eve?". The site adds that we’ll learn the answer to the first question by the series finale and they’ll cross off three names from the second after this week’s episode airs. [Dark UFO]
  • François Chau (Dr. Pierre Chang.) will appear in the parallel universe in episode 10. [HoboTrashcan via Dark UFO]

Next week’s episode of "LOST" is called "Ab Aeterno". It airs Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. on ABC.

Promotional stills from episode 6×09 – "Ab Aeterno" [more at DarkUFO]

Promo for "Ab Aeterno" [YouTube]

Sneak peek at "Ab Aeterno" [YouTube]

Nestor Carbonell soundbites [YouTube]

Watch three more "Soundbites": 1 | 2 | 3

Harold Perrineau confirming return [YouTube]

Cast and crew talk Caprica finale + BSG spinoff news
Ratings for "Caprica" have been significantly lower than hoped for, however co-creator Ronald D. Moore says that he remains hopeful for a second season renewal:

"It’s an expensive show for Syfy, for a basic cable show, and the ratings are not gangbusters, but the ratings have been ticking up and we’re building momentum," he said. "It’s been critically well received, so there’s a good buzz on the show. It adds a lot of prestige to the network, but the network also has its own business people that have to figure out a cost analysis on it. I feel like we’re gonna get it. I always felt like we were gonna get it on Battlestar. We’ll just have wait and see."

Quickly with regards to the ratings, last Friday’s episode drew 1.07 million viewers and a 0.4 A18-49 rating. Although the show had been on a two-episode ratings increase, last Friday’s episode was down 7% in viewers and 20% in A18-49 rating from the week prior. The seven-episode average remains at a subpar 1.21 million viewers and a 0.4 A18-49 rating. Based solely on ratings it’s hard to argue for a renewal. However, as Moore noted, the network will weigh other factors when coming to a conclusion. So when will a decision for a second season occur? No later than this August:

"I think ultimately it comes down to when the actors’ contracts come due," Moore replied. "That’s the real trigger, and I don’t think those are due until August. However, I think that the other factor is [the network’s] schedule and when they’d want the show to be on the air. So they would probably pull the trigger before that in order to start production in time to get the show on the air for their schedule."

In a separate interview with Digital Spy, Moore said that if the show doesn’t get renewed the season one finale would not serve as an effective series finale:

"No! No – it would not be a satisfying way to end the show, I’ll put it that way. It’s fifty years before Battlestar, so we can’t end it at any time we want. It depends how far ahead we want to jump in the story."

The cast and crew were at PaleyFest 2010 and took part in a panel discussion and Q&A following the screening of two new episodes. Moore was asked about whether or not they’ve mapped out the end of "Caprica":

"We don’t know right now exactly where the endpoint of "Caprica" is going to be. You can pick out about a half dozen pretty significant landmarks [between where we are now and the beginning of the ‘Battlestar’ mini-series], that are potential ends to the show," he explained. "But I think what we will probably decide somewhere along the line [is] what is the organic place for this part of the story to end rather than trying to get it to some historical marker up ahead."

Here are some other highlights courtesy Access Hollywood:

"Our finale is unbelievable," Sasha Roiz (Sam Adama) revealed. "It’s so powerful that I remember me and Esai calling each other after reading the script. We were both absolutely floored by how it ends."

"The finale drove me to tears on various occasions," Esai Morales said. "What happens is so profound and out of the blue. [It was] so unexpected it took my breath away."

Check out more interviews with stars Alessandra Torresani and Esai Morales at SCI FI Wire, an individual interview with Morales at Uinterview and one with Paula Malcomson at NY Times. In other news, Mark Stern Executive Vice President of Development of Syfy talked about recent rumors about another BSG spinoff (and ):

"It’s such a rich world. I think if ‘Caprica’ is kind of the prequel to ‘Battlestar,’ where it is how you led up to the Cylon War, and ‘Battlestar’ is the post-Cylon War, there is a whole section in between the two." he said. "There’s about 50 years in between the two worlds to explore. That’s as far as I can go."

The potential "Battlestar Galactica" spinoff was also discussed previously here on, which you can read here. "Caprica" airs Friday night’s at 10:00 p.m. on Syfy.

Esai Morales Q&A, Part 2 [SCI FI Wire]

Doctor Who season six confirmed + Torchwood US update
"Doctor Who"
showrunner Steven Moffat confirmed that the season five premiere "The Eleventh Hour" will air on BBC One April 3rd, while Digital Spy reports that a Christmas special and sixth season of the show (to air in 2011) have been given go-aheads. As expected, Matt Smith will return as The Doctor. Shooting on the special and the 13-episode sixth season will begin early July in Cardiff. Steven Moffat also talked about the return of the Weeping Angels (which were seen in the recent trailer) and mentioned another enemy The Doctor will be confronting:

"Those scary statues, I should warn you – and your children – are on their way back and they’re way way worse this time."

 "Soon you’ll see him grappling with Silurians, an enemy from Jon Pertwee’s time as The Doctor, who have a particular reason for wanting to take over the earth – and brand new monsters too."

In other news, "Torchwood" star John Barrowman tells EW that there isn’t much news to report on Fox’s U.S. version of the series, but he did make it clear that he would be against any change in his character’s sexuality:

"I hope wherever [the franchise] goes that the show stays the same," says the openly gay Scottish thesp. "The last thing I would want would be for Jack to become this heterosexual, straight hero. He’s an omnisexual guy. He likes men, women, aliens, whatever. I think we should continue going down that route."

Barrowman also confirmed that if the show gets a pilot and then series order, he’ll definitely be playing Capt. Jack:

"[Producer Julie Gardner] has said, as has [creator Russell T. Davies], that there will be no Torchwood without John Barrowman as Capt. Jack," he says. "If I am asked to do Torchwood again, I will do it at the drop of a hat — whether it’s in America or back in Britain or if it’s for a film. I absolutely love Capt. Jack."

Season five promotional images [more at SpoilerTV]

Season five trailer #3 [YouTube]

BBC America season five promo [YouTube]

Watch another BBC America promo here

Clip from season five premiere – "Eleventh Hour" [YouTube]

Interview with Matt Smith and Karen Gillan [Blogtor Who]

Watch more interviews, including with Steven Moffat, here and here

Fringe: The Musical
The upcoming April 29th episode of "Fringe", called "Overture", will be a musical episode. Lance Reddick (Phillip Broyles) says the episode revolves around "Walter telling a bedtime story to Olivia’s niece", which allows for "extreme versions of [the cast]."  More from TV Guide Magazine:

Among the highlights we can reportedly expect from the nourish fantasia are Reddick’s Broyles tickling the ivories and taking on a Traffic tune, Jasika Nicole’s Astrid performing a ditty from “A Chorus Line,” and Anna Torv’s usually stoic Agent Olivia Dunham vamping it up as a private eye…as well as being serenaded by the last person you’d imagine. "I sing a song to Olivia, which is certainly confusing," laughs Blair Brown (Nina Sharp).

Jasika Nicole (Astrid) explains the premise behind the episode more completely [SCI FI Wire]:

It’s essentially Walter kind of manifesting his idea. He’s trying to get his mind off of, you know, what’s going on because he’s just waiting to see what’s going to go on with Peter. And essentially he’s kind of created this little world in his head. And so everything is super-symbolic so all the characters embody the qualities that he notices about them the most, which is really neat. And it happens in the 1940s. Everybody’s in 1940s dress, but they still have cell phones and stuff. So it’s just his brain, because he’s telling a story to someone. Sort of like a bedtime story to help ease his anxiety. So we get to sing in it."

In other news, FringeWatch relayed news that filming on this season is set to wrap tomorrow, Monday, March 22nd. "Fringe" returns with new episodes Thursday, April 1st at 9:00 p.m. on Fox. Here’s some of what to expect in the episode [TV Guide]:

The first post-hiatus episode, April 1’s "Peter," is an ’80s flashback blockbuster in which Walter finally tells Olivia the truth about his son. It fills in almost all the gaps in Peter’s mysterious backstory: why Olivia sees him glimmer, how he was cured and why he owes the Observer his life. Plus: We’ll meet Peter’s mother for the first time and get a pretty good idea how Nina Sharp lost her arm to "cancer."

Episode 2×15 – "Peter": Sneak peek #3 [YouTube]

Watch two more sneak peeks: 1 | 2

Syfy greenlights new superhero pilot called Three Inches
Syfy has greenlit a 90-minute pilot called "Three Inches" from writer Haley Peyton ("Twin Peaks"):

In Three Inches, professional daydreamer and underachiever, Walter, is struck by lightning, and develops a unique "super" power—the ability to move any object using just his mind … but only a distance of three inches. He’s soon recruited by a covert team of superheroes each gifted with their own extraordinarily ordinary abilities. Together, the unlikely band of heroes proves that "super" is simply a state of mind.

Lucas prepping Star Wars animated TV series for younglings
George Lucas is reportedly in pre-planning on another "Star Wars" animated series geared towards the Pre-School and Kindergarten demographic. reports that the new series will be based on the popular line of toys "Star Wars: Galactic Heroes". A director has reportedly already been hired for the project. This would make the second currently running animated series (the other being "Star Wars: The Clone Wars") and of course a live-action series is still in the works (despite little news on the project).

PREVIEW Videos & Images


Promotional stills from episode 3×11 – "Chuck vs. the Final Exam" []

Images from Jeffster music video to be featured in finale [EW & EW]

Promo for "Chuck vs. the Final Exam" [SCI FI Wire]

Watch another promo here


Promotional images for episode 1×15 – "Queen Sacrifice" [more at DH-Central.Net]

Promo for episode 1×13 – "Blowback" [YouTube]

Watch another promo here

PaleyFest 2010 [YouTube]

Interview with Dominic Monaghan [TV Guide / YouTube]

Watch some PaleyFest 2010 interviews with [via SpoilerTV]:

Jessica Borsicky | Sonya Walger | Dominic Monaghan | Gabrielle Union
Zachary Knighton | Jack Davenport | Peyton List | Joseph Fiennes


Teaser trailer [YouTube]

Human Target

Promo for episode 1×09 – "Corner Man" [YouTube]

Legend of the Seeker

Promo for episode 2×15 – "Creator" [YouTube]


Promotional stills for episode 9×17 – "Checkmate" [more at KryptonSite and OSCK]

Stargate Universe

Brian J. Smith interview, Part 1 [SCI FI Wire]


Promotional images for episode 5×16 – "Dark Side of the Moon" [more at SPNSite]

Sneak peek at episode 5×15 – "Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid" [YouTube]

Watch two more sneak peeks: 1 | 2

True Blood

Season three promo [YouTube]


Promotional stills for episode 1×05 – "Pound of Flesh" [more at DH-Central.Net]


The Vampire Diaries

Promo for episode 1×15 – "A Few Good Men" [The CW / YouTube]

Web clip from "A Few Good Men" [The CW / YouTube]

Watch another clip here


  • Previously on Brannon Braga Inks New Deal At Fox
  • 11-year anniversary of the launch of "Farscape". [SCI FI Wire]
  • Production has begun on the third season of Syfy original series "Sanctuary". [SCI FI Wire]
  • Syfy has renewed its hit reality series "Destination Truth" for a fourth season. Season four will premiere this fall…     [Syfy]
  • …Meanwhile, Syfy has announced a new Thursday night reality bloc of programming with three new series: "Paranormal Investigators"; "Mary Knows Best" and "Beast Legends". [Syfy]
  • Episode 14 of ABC’s "FlashForward" will be called "Better Angels".  Check out a press release at SpoilerTV. [ABC]
  • Here are some of the latest press releases for the various shows we cover:
  • "Chuck" 2×13 – "Chuck vs. the Other Guy". [SpoilerTV]
  • "Human Target" 1×11 – "Victoria". [SpoilerTV]
  • "Smallville" 9×17 – "Checkmate". [OSCK]
  • "The Vampire Diaries" 1×17 – "Let The Right One In". [SpoilerTV]
  • "Supernatural" – 5×16 – "Dark Side of the Moon". [Shock Till You Drop]
  • "Fringe" – 2×16 – "Olivia. In The Lab. With The Revolver". [SpoilerTV]
  • HBO has announced that the third season of "True Blood" will premiere Sunday, June 13th at 9:00 p.m. [HBO]
  • "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Nicholas Brendon was tased twice, subdued and taken to a hospital after cops were called in after a drunk man (Brendon was causing a commotion in Venice, California. [TMZ]
  • "True Blood" creator Alan Ball says he has thought about including the character Bubba, but hasn’t figured out a way to introduce the character "without it being cheesy, adding, "I don’t know how to do it without either using an Elvis impersonator…or having somebody and never seeing their face, just hearing their voice…" [EW]
  • "Stargate Universe" producer Joseph Mallozzi has revealed two more episode titles on his web blog: 2×07 – "The Greater Good" & 2×08 – "Malice"…[Joseph Mallozzi Weblog]
  • …Meanwhile, David Blue says that the upcoming season will see some character deaths: "You’re going to be saying good-bye to some people". [io9]
  • There will be a character death in the upcoming 100th episode of "Supernatural", but he/she won’t be anyone major. [EW]
  • The "Chuck" season finale will feature at least one significant death… [EW]
  • …In related news, filming on season two concluded this past Friday. [Josh Schwartz]
  • "The Phantom" co-writers Daniel Knauf and his son Charles confirmed that the upcoming two-part mini-series that airs this June on Syfy will also serve as a pilot for a possible TV series, depending of course on ratings: "…we’re hoping it could become an ongoing series for the network." [Newsarama]


  • Tracy Morgan back as host of Syfy’s "Scare Tactics". [Syfy]
  • James Callis ("Battlestar Galactica") has joined the cast of Syfy’s "Eureka". He’ll play "a former resident of the town whose unexpected return is cause for serious alarm and—considering his romantic interest in Allison Blake (Salli Richardson-Whitfield)—significant friction with Sherriff Jack Carter (Colin Ferguson)" [Syfy]
  • Robert Knepper ("Heroes") will appear in 6-7 episodes of the second season of "Stargate Universe". Knepper will play Simeon, who was previously announced to be a Lucian Alliance soldier. [Robert Knepper Fans via SpoilerTV]
  • Annabeth Gish ("The X-Files") has joined the cast of ABC’s "FlashForward". [Zap2It]
  • Mariana Klaveno is returning for roughly six episodes this season on "True Blood". [EW]
  • Jamie Ray Newman (who played Dr. Tess Fontana) will be back "for a couple of episodes" this season on "Eureka", confirmed star Salli Richardson-Whitfield. [Fancast]
  • There’s a trailer on the set of "Fringe" for "Charlie", and actor Kirk Acevedo is also in town. [@canadagraphs via @FringeWatch]
  • The casting rumor that had Kristin Kreuk joining the cast of "Fringe" has been debunked. [Fancast]

SCI-FI RATINGS (Based on final national numbers unless otherwise noted) [@TravisYanan]

Ratings Scorecard update: Chuck falling; FlashForward in serious danger; Human Target solid
Last month we did a rundown of the current Sci-Fi/Genre shows.  Here’s a quick update on the shows still on the bubble for renewal:

  • This Monday’s episode drew 5.85M viewers and a 1.9 A18-49 rating. That’s not only a season-low, but it’s a series low. It’s a drop of 21% in viewers and 34% in A18-49 rating from the season premiere (7.45M / 2.9 A18-49 rating). The low ratings led series creator Josh Schwartz to tweet: "Chuck fans it’s time to get organized…"
  • Thursday’s two-hour return of "FlashForward" drew just 6.5M viewers and a 1.9 A18-49 (both series lows). That was a decline of 14% in viewers and 10% in A18-49 rating (7.70M / 2.1 A18-49 rating). The show really needed to gain some viewers, or at least hold steady, for it to help its season renewal chances.
  • It wasn’t all bad news, however as "Human Target" won its timeslot last Wednesday (8.01M viewers and a 2.3 A18-49 rating).  It was down only a tenth from the week prior in A18-49 rating and managed growth of 2% in viewers (7.83M / 2.4 rating).

In cable, episode three of the new season of Syfy’s "Ghost Hunters" drew 2.11M viewers and a 0.9 A18-49 rating. That was down 5% in viewers and 10% in A18-49 rating from the week prior.  Thus far, the current season is averaging a solid 2.24 million viewers and a 1.0 A18-49 rating. Meanwhile, "Destination Truth" returned after its extended hiatus and drew 2.24 million viewers and a 1.0 A18-49 rating for its season 3.5 premiere. That’s the show’s best season premiere performance ever. [@TravisYanan & Syfy]

CHART (3/8/2010 to 3/14/2010)

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Thanks for the update! Good info!

“There is one thing you never put into a trap if your smart. If you’ve any plans on seeing tomoroow, there is one thing you never, ever put into a trap… me!”

If anyone doubts that “MATT SMITH IS THE DOCTOR!” after hearing that…

Well, there’s no hope for them.

One more thing…


The Moff sure is bring out the big guns for his first series. Daleks, Weeping Angels, Silurians and the *COUGH-COUGH*.

T-Minus Ten Days…

Um, geez, “Three Inches”? When they cast the lead for the show, part of the considerations should be “secure in his manhood”. Sorry, thought I’d get the obvious joke out of the way. Nothing to see here. Move along.

I’m sad that FlashForward and Chuck aren’t doing well. But, if I have to choose, I definitely want Chuck to stick around. I really love that show.

I still think NBC will renew Chuck. The ratings are not great but its the only NBC that is pulling in the top 10 spot in the demographic. If Chuck does make it to season 4 and then ends it will be a good run. I for one LOVE the show and want to see it go on for years. But NBC in its horrible programing I seriously think it will renew it otherwise I will pretty much stop watching the network from now on.l


Maybe they’re talking WIDTH. “There are always possibilities” :>)

Let’s get this straight: “Caprica” is averaging only 1.21 million viewers and Sy-Fy is considering another “Battlestar Galactica”? How about trying to get more people to watch “Caprica” before going off and doing another show? If “Caprica” is so close to getting cancelled, what makes them so sure another spinoff will succeed?

#6 Or the diameter of each “ball”?


That’s the long and short of it, baby!!

It really makes me mad when I hear that these new shows are already in danger of being canceled! The MTV-instant-gratification generation is really ruining things dor the rest of us. It seems like the days of a show with character developement over time are now gone forever.

#10 MTV is at least partially to blame for the slow death of quality music and shows. Unfortunately, movies may be the next to suffer. Its only a matter of time before we see shows like “The Hills” or “Jersey Shore” move to the big screen with more swearing,buffoonery,and sex. People enjoy seeing others act like jerks. Its what is selling these days. Well, at least we have almost 45 years worth of Trek to keep us going. And no one can take that away from us. :-)

I really really think that distributers need to look to the future, and that is the internet. They’re basing the fate of a show based on who watches it on TV, but it’s common knowledge most people don’t have time to sit down at 9 o’clock and catch a show. They need to start basing their ratings off of internet views, and have a wide variety of sources, not just their home website one.
And bring on the Doctor!!! Can’t wait!

Ok. Doctor Who is not winning me over with their constant supply of cheese-tastic trailers. Good god, what are their budgets on these shows?

Chuck had better get renewed. Why are 6 million viewers not enough? How many do they want? The Vampire Diaries averages a million and it’s considered some kind of runaway success for the CW, but Caprca gets similar numbers and it’s some kind of failure. The whole ratings system is such a mess. They need to revamp to factor in things like Hulu and DVRs.

The more I see of Matt Smith, the more he is the Doctor to me. I can’t wait for the new series to hit!

Rosario –

I’m curious as to what this NBC pilot called, “The Event” might be & was hoping you could look into it. I get the impression it could have some sci-fi/trek connections for 3 reasons.

1. It’s super secretive, which usually means something unique is going on

2. Ian Anthony Dale (from ENT & VOY) is in it

3. TNG, DS9, & VOY alum Tony Todd (Worf’s brother Kurn among others) is also in it

Curious if you can get any info on it

cant wait for the silurians!

I would really love to see an episode with a team up of old Doctors, I would be happy with Eccelston and Tennant returning for an episode but try get Paul McCann, im sure hes not too old for the role (plus we never see him regenerate so he could be looking old after the time war).

Doctor who also needs some history episodes like the 1st Doctor had. No aliens etc just the Doctor and companions in trouble with locals from the past. Similar to the Aztecs or the Romans.

Oooooommmmmgggg I whogasumed!! Spitfires dogfighting with Daleks in space!?!? OMG!!

Matt Smith is the doctor, hand down, line delivery, intenation, everything, I am so excited, the show really is in good hands.

Also, has the budget increased?? The special effects look 20 times better then previous episodes, especially the WWII city-scape. I am so excited!! Also looks like they’ve toned down Russell’s campness, keeping it funny, but a little quirky funny, not camp funny. The new series looks perfect, I cannot wait!!

Oh something else, why does Chuck get put in here? Chuck is not SciFi!

Hoping the best for Doctor New Who. Torchwood kinda feels like Sancturay and Warehouse 13 (which are basically the same series, give or take a bad accent.)

Futurama’s back! Yeah!

I am saving all my Caprica eps on DVR, not much time to watch now…in the summer perhaps?, when Lost, and 24 are done.

I like Human Target, and watch it every week, BUT its not the Human Target Len Wein and Peter Milligan penned for DC. Its still a quality show, with a VERY good cast.

I was never a big fan of The Phantom license, BUT Daniel and Charles Knauf are very intelligent…anyone remember Carnivale (HBO)?? Who else was on the writing staff? Ronald D Moore!
Also, the Knaufs took over writing duties for Marvel’s Iron Man ongoing series (Vol.3, 2005) a lasted over 2 years. Their run was outstanding, and featured a 21st century update for shellhead’s best nemesis: The Mandarin (“the ten rings”…)!

#5 I said I would never watch NBC agsin when they cancelled Journeyman but sadly I came back to watch Chuck and Heroes and now it looks like they will be cancelled this year as well.

I also think that the networks need to overhaul the ratings system and include online and DVR viewing. Due to work I watch almost everything on either DVR or online, I’m usually not around to watch TV during primetime and alot of other people aren’t either or are watching something else at the same time.


John Barrowman really irritates me.
Just felt the need to get that off my chest.
Back to you.

Hey, who missed this story?

Fine Whine of the Week: Star of Biggest 2009 Movies Cries “Racism”

Saldana got at least one of these roles BECAUSE–not despite–the fact that she’s Black. If there wasn’t a Black female character named “Uhura” in the Star Trek series, they could have cast a White blonde chick as the sole primary female staffer aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise.

Technical Question: Why is it that most all of the photo/links don’t display for me? Do I need to change a setting? This happens every time one of these particular posts is made.

Thanks for making my day by posting JEFFSTER :)

Let’s hope for a full DVD soon.

Long live Chuck!

I loved that movie “Back to the Future” starring Eric Stoltz. Gotta love “Fringe”. It’s the most interesting show on television right now. Can’t wait for it to come back and I’m glad to see them back next year as well. More Lennard Nimoy!!

Another animated Star Wars “reason to sell toys to toddlers” – JUST GET TO THE LIVE ACTION SERIOUS LUCAS – show us adults some love blimey…

#25 they chose Quinto because he resembled Spock
they chose Pine because he resembled Kirk
they chose Cho because he resembled Sulu

what about that? isn’t that racism???

ha. no, its NOT.

they chose Saldana because she resembled Uhura.

obviously, Sulu is not East Indian, Kirk is not Black, and Spock is not Asian. Oh yeah, and…..Uhura is not White….. would it make it less racist for you if they were?

Caprica being so serialised and on a network like SyFy will always struggle. It’s very much the sort of show I’d keep for Blu-ray. I suspect DVD and Blu-ray sales will have an influence on renewals. For me it’s a definite buy. I received the complete Galactica Blu-ray set at the weekend! Looks wonderful!

What they need to do with Caprica is at the Series Finale have it jump to just before the First Cylon wars and that would be the best way to end Caprica and go with a new Series with the Battle Star Galactica in the first War.

Human Target only does good because it comes on right before American Idol. Otherwise it wouldn’t do as well. I really want Chuck to survive because it’s a really great show!


Actually Chuck is Sci-fi. I don’t see people walking down the street flashing because they have a super computer in their head. Do you?

In defense of the “MTV instant gratification” generation I have to say that Caprica is just not clicking with me either. I want to like it but maybe I’ve just had my fill of unhappy situations involving morally ambiguous characters for the moment.

#31 – “…they chose Pine because he resembled Kirk

Pine bears absolutely no resemblance to 60’s era William Shatner. Not even remotely.

I got very excited when I saw Star Wars in the header because I thought they’d finally started work on the live-action show. With no quality Star Trek on the horizon I keep hoping for Star Wars live-action. Not that there aren’t other good shows out there.

And Pine, Cho, Saladan, Yechlin, Pegg etc don’t look anything like the characters. Only Quinto, Urban, and Greenwood did.

Another Star Wars cartoon geared for even younger kids? I thought “Clone Wars” was already geared young enough!

I think old Georgie took enough abuse from adults from how bad the prequels turned out that he’s scared of even thinking about doing another adult live action series.

Can’t wait for “Fringe” though! :-)

More cartoons….George..enough!!… kiddy does it have to be…I do enjoy the Clown Wars, but I thought a live action… in between ep 3 and 4 was in the works….how bout a cartoon about the KOTR or something after ep 6?…… anything new to keep interest for us adults out there..

I am so excited about the new series of Dr. Who! I am looking forward to Matt Smith as the new Doctor.

I am a huge fan of Torchwood and hope it will be back for another series.

11. ryan
“…MTV is at least partially to blame for the slow death of quality music and shows…”

I’d go even further and say “severely” to blame. I watched MTV almost religiously when it first came on, and got to see some great bands, the explosion of the video format and some pretty decent music. It’s a wonder it took so long for MTV to drop the “Music” part of their name.

I love Captain Jack Harkness & hope that they do not alter his character if they do a US-based Torchwood series, it would be sacrilege to do so… Jack’s Omnisexual nature is integral to who he is. Personally I hope they keep it based in the UK as an Americanized version would probably just be a watered-down less adult program and the UK just has a unique sensibility that would not translate well. Why does it have to move to be renewed?

cant really blame caprica’s story for shaping up for a long run, but boy its starting to bore me, been there done that show me something new gain my interest and get me out of this depression watching it. and kind of lose the teenie weenie feel.

#38: “And Pine, Cho, Saladan, Yechlin, Pegg etc don’t look anything like the characters. Only Quinto, Urban, and Greenwood did.”

I don’t think any of the actors truly resembled their counterparts… nor do I think they needed to.

Have some imagination, people!

Hooray. More Star Wars for little kids. Oh boy. I can barely contain my excitement. Neato. (sarcasm font)

DOCTOR WHO!!!!!!!!

Series Fnarg. Can’t wait!!!!!!

“Three Inches” sounds like a signal the the apocalypse of TV series is at hand. The End Is Near! Ideas have Now Officially Run Out!

@locutus +1 on seeing Paul Mcgann coming back as the 8th doctor for a doctor get-together. Also +1 on some 1st doctor style historical episodes. Those were quite good.

That and I’m just excited for the new season of Who. I’ve been watching all of the Dr. Who eps from the beginning starting a couple of months ago and I’m on the 3rd doctor right now. This is a great series and I hope it just keeps on going.

Fringe the Musical?
That’s pretty desperate! Why don’t they just make it a daytime soap? That way I could watch it while I’m doing laundry instead of this Days of our Lives crap.

Days of our lives? Vs Fringe,,,???? Hmm ?