“Fringe” Debuts Tonight on Fox

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Tonight, September 9, Fox debuts one of the most anticipated shows of the fall, J.J. Abrams’ “Fringe.” Pitched to Fox as “Indiana Jones meets the X-Files,” Abrams has promised that while his trademark emphasis on characters and long-term story arcs will be present in “Fringe,” he and writer-producers are working hard to make sure the […]

Battlestar movie cast confirmed

While we may not yet know a title for the upcoming two-hour “Battlestar Galatica” movie, our sister site TV Guide On-Line can confirm who will be appearing in the movie. Set to air next year after the series completes the fourth season, the two-hour movie will feature Edward James Olmos (Admiral Adama), Michael Trucco (Sam Anders), […]

“Dark Tower” Fans Will Have to Wait

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The good news for fans of Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower” series is that J.J. Abrams is interested in bringing the seven volume series to life. The bad news is we’ll have to wait until “Lost” is wrapped before Abrams can turn his attention to the best-selling novels. “The Dark Tower is to me every […]

Watchmen Trial Date Set

The federal judge presiding in the legal battle between 20th Century Fox and Warner Brothers over the upcoming “Watchman” movie set a trial date of January 6, 2009 according to reports from Rueters. As previously reported, the case centers on the rights to the big-screen adaptation of the popular graphic novel.     U.S. District Court Judge […]

SCI FI Denies “Galactica” Rumors

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Rumors that the second half of “Battlestar Galactica”‘s fourth season wouldn’t air until April spread like wildfire across the Internet yesterday.  The reports came from a panel at last weekend’s DragonCon panel where star Aaron Douglas said that the final episodes might not air until sometime next summer. SciFi has issued a statement, denying the […]

NBC to Release Five Fall Shows Online Before They Air

In an attempt to generate buzz for four returning and one new series, NBC will allow viewers to stream the episodes on-line before they air, according to the Silicon Valley Insider. The shows that will stream include 30 Rock, Life, Lipstick Jungle, Chuck and Knight Rider. The episodes will go live on Hulu a week […]

Dekker “Shocked” by Major Character Death on “Sarah Connor”

While we don’t know who will shuffle off this mortal coil on the second season of “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” series star Thomas Dekker told the New York Daily News that when he heard, the news “shocked” him. The actor first heard about the development following series producer John Wirth’s panel at ComicCon and […]

Abrams: “Fringe” isn’t “Lost” clone

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In less than two weeks, one of the most anticipated new dramas of the season kicks off with FOX’s debut of J.J. Abrams “Fringe.”  “Fringe” focuses on strange mysteries, on-going plot arcs and characters complicated relationships.  The pilot is also said to start on an airplane having mechanical issues.  That may sound a lot like […]

“Torchwood” Begins Filming Series Three

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The good news for “Torchwood” fans is the series three has begun filming in Cardiff.  The popular “Doctor Who” spin-off series began shooting its third season this week.  As previously reported, the third series will be a single-storyline, five-part shortened season for the hit spin-off.  The five episodes are set to air as a “Torchwood” […]

Hick’s Picks 44

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At the recent FanExpo in Toronto, “Smallville” co-star Laura Vandervoot revealed that at one time, producers contemplated a spin-off featuring her character of Supergirl.    The spin-off didn’t happen and while the show is taking a new direction this fall, Vandervoot revealed she will be back for one episode to wrap up the Kara/Supergirl storyline. When asked […]

How will Daisies fare upon its return?

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When it returns to the airwaves on October 1, ABC’s “Pushing Daisies” will have been off the air for ten months.   A combination of factors from the writer’s strike to the overruns in filming caused the ABC series to air only nine episodes last year before it shut down production on the first season. The […]