Shark Week 2014: Are You Ready?

Shark Week 2014

Today, SHARK WEEK, television’s longest running must-see summer TV event, returns to Discovery Channel. Building upon last year’s 11 shark-filled specials, a whopping 14 hours of brand new SHARK WEEK programs coupled with a live talk show each night gives this year’s SHARK WEEK the most number of programs and premiere hours ever featured in the event’s 27-year history.

“Man vs The Universe” — A Science Channel Miniseries

Man vs The Universe

Man Vs. The Universe is an epic three-part miniseries from Science Channel and Revelations Entertainment, the producers of the critically acclaimed, Emmy-Award nominated series Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman that unveils an unprecedented era of space exploration happening right now.

“Star Wars Rebels” First Look Clip

Star Wars Rebels

On Monday, August 4th, you’ll be able to catch a 7-minute “first look” clip of the new animated series Star Wars Rebels on Disney XD, immediately following Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars

If you don’t have Disney XD, or in case you missed it, don’t worry… we’ll have the clip here for you tonight after 9pm PT!

Sci-Fried: Geek Anthems and Making Music

Sci-Fried 2014

What happens when a longtime scifi geek manages to wrangle the wild talents of a group of geeks collectively known as Sci-Fried? A fun chat about geek music, honoring TV series that died long before their time, random movie references and other hilarities ensues.

“Guardians of the Galaxy” — A Slice of SciFi Review

Guardians of the Galaxy

When I first heard that Marvel was adding Guardians of the Galaxy to their Cinematic Universe lineup, my initial reaction was along the lines of “What the… huh?” Even after I’d recovered a few bruised synapses, I couldn’t figure where they’d go with that.

Then the first trailers for Guardians of the Galaxy started appearing on Marvel’s YouTube page… despite my initial misgivings, I was hooked, and I knew I needed to see this movie.

“The Quest”: A Fantasy Reality Show

The Quest on ABC

The Quest debuted on ABC tonight, a new breed of reality show that’s part reality, part competition, and part live action role-playing.

Did you watch The Quest? What did you think?

Phoenix Fans: Enter to Win Passes to TMNT

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Slice of SciFi fans and listeners in the Phoenix area can enter a drawing to win a chance to see an advance screening of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

Marvel Movie Slate Updated at SDCC

Marvel Studios logo

While the upcoming release dates for Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 2 and Phase 3 films were announced earlier this year, many fans had hoped that a list of titles to go along with those dates would be announced at the Marvel panel at Comic-Con International.

Alas, the teasing and speculation will continue for a while longer.

“Once Upon A Time” Adds “Frozen” Princesses

Once Upon a Time S4

Anna and Elsa from Disney’s hit Frozen will find themselves in Storybrooke when Season 4 of Once Upon A Time unfolds on September 28.

“STEM Journals” Wins Two Telly Awards

STEM Journals

Science celebrity Geoff Notkin will hit the road this week to film new episodes of STEM Journals with an added bounce in his step: the educational TV series, which Notkin hosts, was recently awarded two 2014 Tellys, honoring the very best in film and video production.

“Class of Nuke ‘Em High” Limited Edition Soundtrack Release

Class of Nuke Em High

Troma’s Class of Nuke ‘Em High never had an official soundtrack released, and their fans have been asking for one since 1986. The day they’ve been waiting for is finally here.

“Intruders”: Extended Trailer from BBC America

Intruders on BBC America

New on BBC America, Intruders is a contemporary, chilling, paranormal tale about a secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others, set in the moody Pacific Northwest.

Reviewing “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

SLICEnews movie critics Noah Richman and Daren Gulsvig are at it again with their brutal honest assessment of… that box office smash with a very long title.

Watch and learn if they give it Opposable Thumbs Up or Down…

Phoenix Listeners: Enter to Win Passes to “Hercules”

Hercules (2014)

Slice of SciFi fans and listeners in the Phoenix area can enter a drawing to win a chance to see an advance screening of Hercules!

A special IMAX 3D advance screening is being held at AMC Desert Ridge, on Wednesday July 24th, 6pm, and 10 lucky Slice fans will receive a pair of passes each — all you have to do is enter for a chance to win. Winners will be notified via email by Gofobo and each winner will receive a code to download your passes.

Feature Shorts: “Nibble” Creator Greg Bellavia

Slice of SciFi Shorts: Nibble

Slice of SciFi host Emma Green is joined by Greg Bellavia to discuss his Short Film, “Nibble”. Greg wrote, directed and edited the film plus wore many other hats to see his creation come to fruition. Emma garners really useful tips during the conversation intended to help upcoming Short Film creators learn from Greg’s first hand experience.