Tuning in to SciFi TV #58 – Last Call

Dec 03, 2009 No Comments

BSG:The PlanEpisode 58 of Tuning in to SciFi TV was over, but Wendy, Kevin and Brent weren’t done discussing sci fi shows, so here’s a little bit more conversation.

Beware of spoilers! We may discuss anything up through the most recently aired episode of the show being discussed.

Last Call:
01:00 – Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars
04:30 – Battlestar Galactica:The Plan
17:48 – Legend of the Seeker books: The Sword of Truth Books 1-3

Episode #58 Last Call hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 11/28/09. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #58

Dec 01, 2009 2 Comments

v_castNew contest to win a copy of The Guild Season 1 and 2, Latest poll results, Help TIST by using our Amazon link for online shopping.

Water Cooler:
Quick Reviews: Legend of the Seeker 11/21 (2.03 Broken), Heroes 11/23 (4.11 Thanksgiving), The Guild 11/24 (3.12 Hero), V 11/24 (1.04 It’s Only the Beginning)

Listener comments on Stargate Universe, Stargate Universe 1.0 DVD out on 2/9, Fringe bumped from February sweeps schedule, FlashForward production hiatus, V Showrunner interview, Science show about Sci Fi.

Tuner Minute: Show Me Some Science. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
30:20 – Listener feedback on Stargate Universe, FlashForward, and V
36:25 – The Guild 11/ (3.12 Finale)
43:40 – Legend of the Seeker 11/ (2.03 Broken)
51:45 – Heroes 11/ (Thanksgiving)
57:32 – V 11/19 (1.04 It’s Only the Beginning)

Episode #58 hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett, and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 11/28/09. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the Babylon Podcast.

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Win The Guild on DVD – Tuning in to SciFi TV Contest #6

Nov 30, 2009 No Comments

TheGuildDVDThis contest is now closed.

Does The Guild have your back? If not, now’s your chance to catch up on seasons 1 and 2 on DVD. Just tell us:What is your favorite video game and why to qualify for a random drawing to win a copy of The Guild: Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD. We have one Region 1 DVD to give away. This is a “Reviewer’s copy” (previously viewed once and in pristine condition). Submit an email, voicemail or Skype message with your answer. Include your name, email address and home location.

The contest begins today. Submissions must be received by December 18, 2009 at 11:59 PST. One entry per person.

Read on for the fine print and contest details…

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Tuner Minute 58 – Show Me Some Science

Nov 29, 2009 No Comments

Show Me Some Science recorded by Wendy Hembrock

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Want to share your thoughts on this topic or read what other people think? The forum discussion there is here.

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Alice Preview – Peek Down the Rabbit Hole

Nov 28, 2009 1 Comment

AliceSyFy’s mini-series Alice takes us to a whole new version of Wonderland next week starting on December 6. Alice (Catarina Scorsone) is all grown up into a martial arts instructor. She goes through the looking glass to rescue her boyfriend Jack Chase (Phillip Winchester). Tripping through Wonderland, she finds enemies and allies along her way including the Queen of Hearts (Kathy Bates), the Hatter (Andrew-Lee Potts of Primeval), Dodo (Tim Curry), Caterpillar (Harry Dean Stanton), the White Knight (Matt Frewer of Eureka,Max Headroom) and the King of Hearts (Colm Meaney of Star Trek:The Next Generation, Deep Space-9).

A little sneak preview follows the break.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #57 – Last Call

Nov 27, 2009 1 Comment

SmallvilleEpisode 57 of Tuning in to SciFi TV was over, but Brent, Kevin and Wendy weren’t finished talking so here’s the other things on their mind.

Beware of spoilers! We may discuss anything up through the most recently aired episode of the show being discussed.

Last Call:
The Prisoner
Ghost Whisperer
– Heroes
V
Smallville
Stargate: Universe
Legend of the Seeker

Episode #57 Last Call hosted by Kevin Bachelder, Wendy Hembrock and Brent Barrett. Recorded on 11/22/09. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #57

Nov 25, 2009 No Comments

Fringe Stargate contest to win a copy of Stargate SG-1: Dialing Up published by Titan Books, Poll about the Stargate ‘verse.

Water Cooler:
Quick Reviews: Legend of the Seeker 11/14 (2.02 Baneling), Doctor Who 11/15 (The Waters of Mars), The Prisoner mini-series 11/15-17, Heroes 11/16 (4.10 Brother’s Keeper), The Guild 11/17 (3.11 Battle Royale), V 11/17 (1.03 A Bright New Day), The Sarah Jane Adventures, 11/19&20 (3.11&12 The Gift 1&2), Flash Forward 11/19 (1.09, Believe), Vampire Diaries 11/19 (1.10 The Turning Point), Supernatural 11/19 (5.10 Abandon All Hope), Fringe 11/19 (2.08 August), Smallville 11/20 (9.09 Pandora), Ghost Whisperer 11/20 (5.09 Lost In The Shadows), Medium 11/20 (6.09 The Future’s so Bright), Stargate Universe 11/20 (1.09 Life), Sanctuary 11/20(2.07 Veritas).

Listener voicemails from Nick and Christine, Chuck will return with a special 2-hour premiere on Sunday 1/10, then regular timeslot of Monday 1/11 at 8pm EST, Lost returns on Tuesday 2/2 9pm with a recap special at 8 pm then the 2-hour season premiere at 9pm, Show runner changes on Caprica, First 10 episodes of Vampire Diaries marathon on Monday 12/14 through Friday 12/18, Sneak peak of SyFy’s Outer Space Astronauts, Doctor Who: Waters of Mars and The End of Time Part 1 previews.

Tuner Minute:Heartstrings. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
34:07 – Listener feedback on Supernatural
38:33 – Supernatural 11/19 (5.10 Abandon All Hope)
51:25 – Fringe 11/19 (2.08 August)

Episode #57 hosted by Kevin Bachelder, Wendy Hembrock and Brent Barrett. Recorded on 11/22/09. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the Variant Frequencies fiction podcast.

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Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars and The End of Time Previews

Nov 23, 2009 No Comments

Dr Who_Waters of MarsAnother thing to be thankful for this time of the year: new Doctor Who! There are only a few more specials left with David Tenant as the Doctor, so enjoy them while they last.

The next special, Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars airs on BBC America on Saturday December 19th at 9pm/8c. The Doctor (David Tenant) and his strong-minded companion Adelaide face terror on the Red Planet in one of the scariest adventures yet.

Need a reminder on where things left off? BBC America will air Inside The Tardis (8/7c) just before Waters of Mars, as a catch-up special on the series through the eyes of the Doctor’s companions.

An extended inside-look and other bonus content will air immediately after Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars.

Check out the preview clips for both Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars and Doctor Who: The End of Time, Part 1 after the break.

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Tuner Minute 57 – Heartstrings

Nov 23, 2009 1 Comment

Heartstrings recorded by Brent Barrett

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Want to share your thoughts on this topic or read what other people think? The forum discussion there is here.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #56 – Last Call

Nov 19, 2009 2 Comments

SGU108SmallWendy, Kevin, and Brent get in their last comments that didn’t quite fit into the latest episode of Tuning in to SciFi TV. Warning: Spoilers abound and we may talk about anything and everything up through the last aired episode of the show being discussed.

Last Call:
00:35 – FlashForward
04:16 – Supernatural
08:00 – Smallville
10:08 – The Guild
10:35 – Sanctuary

Episode #56 Last Call hosted by Brent Barrett, Kevin Bachelder and Wendy Hembrock. Recorded on 11/15/09. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #56

Nov 17, 2009 No Comments

New contest to win a copy of Stargate SG-1: Dialing Up published by Titan Books, New poll about the Stargate ‘verse.

Water Cooler:
Quick Reviews: Legend of the Seeker 11/7 (2.01 Marked), Heroes 11/9 (4.09 Shadowboxing), The Guild Tues 11/10 (3.10 The Return!), V 11/10 (1.02 There is No Normal Anymore), Flash Forward 11/12 (1.08 Playing Cards with Coyotes), Vampire Diaries 11/12 (1.09 History Repeating), Supernatural 11/12 (5.09 The Real Ghostbusters), Fringe 11/12 (2.07 Of Human Action)Smallville 11/13 (9.08 Idol), Ghost Whisperer 11/13 (5.08 Dead Listing),Medium 11/13 (6.08 Once In A Lifetime), Stargate Universe 11/13 (1.08 Time), Sanctuary 11/3 (2.06 Fragments).

Dollhouse canceled, Eastwick canceled, Two more series of Primeval, Lost returns for final season starting January 20, Holiday break for Supernatural after 11/19 episode, Retooling before BSG prequel Caprica’s January debut, Series low ratings for Heroes, Stargate Universe ratings take weekly drops, Kevin’s New England Fan Experience.

Tuner Minute: Genre Window Dressing. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
29:20 – Legend of the Seeker 11/7 (2.01 Marked)
37:44 – Fringe 11/12 (2.07 Of Human Action)
44:22 – V 11/10 (1.02 There is No Normal Anymore)
52:18 – Stargate Universe 11/13 (1.08 Time) and Listener voicemail from Christine

Episode #56 hosted by Brent Barrett, Kevin Bachelder and Wendy Hembrock. Recorded on 11/15/09. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the SciFi Talk podcast.

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