- Independent theaters are looking at new ways to increase their visibility and community status with unique offerings including watching the NBA All-Star Game in 3-D, Oscar night and viewings of “Battlestar Galactica.”
- BBC America has picked up two new sci-fi series to air later this year.
- Twitter is taking over the world! Hackers are finding clever new uses for the popular program, including letting you know when the laundry is done or if it’s time to water the plants.
- After their deal with Universal broke down, Dreamworks found a new distribution partner–the Walt Disney Company.
- A group of fans wants the character of the Joker permanently retired from any future big-screen “Batman” movies.
Slice of Trivia: This week Kurt in St. George tests the studio crew and you with three new clips. Email your clips to Kurt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your entries could get picked and played on the show.
TV Talk: “Stargate” producer Joe Mallozzi hints about the upcoming “Stargate: Universe” and talks about the final episodes of “Stargate: Atlantis.”
Interview: This week, it’s a repeat of an earlier interview with “Battlestar Galactica” actress Katee Sackhoff. Katee talks about her creating the character of Kara “Starbuck” Thrace on the hit series and overcoming certain obstacles when she first got the role.
In the Future:
- “Candy Land” and “Ouija” are jumping from the toy aisles to the big-screen. Yes, Hollywood has run out of ideas.
- The CW has optioned the rights to develop L.J. Smith’s best-selling “The Vampire Diaries” as a television series.
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