CW Unveils Premiere Dates

The CW will roll out its new and returning shows over the course of September, according to TV Guide On-Line. Of interest to genre fans:  “Vampire Dairies” and “Supernatural” will kick off their sesasons on Thursday, September 10 and “Smallville” will debut in its new Friday time slot on Friday, September 25. Here’s the full […]

Digital Switchover Doesn’t Affect Ratings

The switch from analog to digital television appears to have occurred without many hiccups–at least according to ratings figures from this past weekend. More than 900 stations shut down their analog signals Friday, causing some unprepared viewers to scramble to update their equipment. Yet the percentage of households using television from Friday to Sunday night […]

“Bride of Frankenstein” Remake Moves Foward


The proposed remake for “The Bride of Frankenstein” is moving forward according to the Hollywood Reporter’s Risky Business blog. Universal and Imagine are in talks with Neil Burger to write and direct the upcoming remake. Burger would write the script with Dirk Wittenborn.  Burger has previously directed and written the Ed Norton “The Illusionist.” The […]

“Red Dawn” Casting News


Josh Peck and Adrianne Palicki have been cast in the upcoming remake of “Red Dawn,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. The duo will join Chris Hemsworth in the story of a group of teenagers who form an impromptu insurgency when their town is invaded by Chinese and Russian soldiers. Peck will play Matt Eckert — […]

Worthy Could Join “Heroes”


Another “Battlestar Galactica” alum is finding work on a popular Monday night drama. This time it’s actor Rick Worthy who played the Cylon Simon on “Battlestar.”  The Hollywood Reporter reports Worthy is currently negotiating to join “Heroes” next year in a recurring role. Worthy would play a new police partner for series regular Matt Parkman, […]

Rowling Sued Over Plagerism Allegations


The estate of Adrian Jacobs is suing best-selling author J.K. Rowling over claims that the Harry Potter books allegedly copy Jacob’s novel, “Willy The Wizard.” According to the suit, “Willy” follows a child discovering he has magical powers and was published ten years before the first “Harry Potter” book was published and three years before […]

What Would Have Happened Next on “Sarah Connor?”

If “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” has survived to a third season, executive producer John Middleston tells SciFi Wire that fans could have looked forward to greater exploration of the implications of John Connor leaping forward into the future. “”If we had gotten a third season, I should say, we definitely would have explored what […]

“The Birds” Not Taking Off


The proposed remake of “The Birds” is proving to be more difficult than producers Brad Fuller and Andrew Form anticipated. One reason is the film is so associated with legendary director Alfred Hitchcock that his shadow literally hangs over every attempt at an update to the script, Fuller told SciFi Wire. Another is the limitation […]

Fuller Talks Season Four of “Heroes”

Promising to go “back to the basics of the characters” and that “everybody has gotten really invested in the show,” producer Bryan Fuller says there will be “a new spirit” for the upcoming fourth season of “Heroes.” Talking to SciFi Wire, Fuller said he believes every volume  “has been valid, and every one has been […]

“G.I. Joe: The Complete Series” Coming to DVD


One of the good things about the upcoming “G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra,” is Joe fans will get a full-series DVD release of the original 1980’s animated series later this summer. “G.I. Joe: The Complete Series” will include all 95 episodes of the animated series on 17 DVDs according to TV Shows on DVD.  The […]