Tuning in to SciFi TV #62: Last Call – Best of the 2000s

Dec 30, 2009 1 Comment

In this special Last Call episode, Brent, Kevin and Wendy present our Top 10 Shows of the 2000’s. Links to the shows mentioned can be found here!

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

Episode #62 Last Call hosted by Brent Barrett, Kevin Bachelder and Wendy Hembrock. Recorded on 12/27/09. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

You can listen to the episode now by using the ‘Play’ button below.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #62

Dec 30, 2009 No Comments

New Poll for Best Shows of 2009, The Highlander Best of the Best DVD contest.

Water Cooler:
Quick Reviews: Doctor Who 12/19 (The Waters of Mars), Outer Space Astronauts 12/22 (1/04 The Vast Emptiness), Doctor Who 12/26 (The End of Time Part 1).

Survivors Series 2 begins airing in the UK in January and BBC America launch date for Survivors Series 1, Being Human returns in the new year, Can Fringe’s Jan 11 return save the show? Big on-demand audience for Fringe in UK, FlashForward Volume 1 on DVD 2/23, LOST season recaps free on iTunes, The Guild comic issue #1 cover art for cover #1 cover #2, The Guild Christmas gift videos, Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars breaks BBC America ratings record, Analysis whether DVR viewers matter.

Tuner Minute: Disappointed or Nothing? Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
0:29:05 – Doctor Who 12/19 (The Waters of Mars)
0:41:50 – Doctor Who 12/26 (The End of Time Part 1),
0:51:15 – Listener voicemail on Sanctuary
0:55:50 – Listener voicemail on great geek gifts
1:00:25 – Mo Ryan’s Best shows of 2009

Episode #62 hosted by Brent Barrett, Kevin Bachelder and Wendy Hembrock. Recorded on 12/27/09. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the The Signal podcast.

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Highlander – The Ultimate Collection DVD: Tuning in to SciFi TV Contest #7

Dec 30, 2009 No Comments

This contest is now closed.

In the end, can there can be only one? Well, there were two Macleod’s after all.

We have two Region 1 DVD sets to give away. Just tell us:  What did you like most about Highlander or why  are you interested in seeing the show if you haven’t seen it before?

If you’re not familiar with the Highlander TV series New Video Digital offers folks several different ways to learn more about it –


New Video Digital YouTube channel
Purchase Highlander episodes via iTunes
Purchase Highlander episodes via Amazon Video on Demand

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 January 22, 2010 at 11:59 PST. One entry per person. Only US listeners may enter the contest.

Read on for the fine print and contest details…

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Tuner Minute 62 – Disappointed or Nothing

Dec 29, 2009 No Comments

Disappointed or Nothing – 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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Tuning in to SciFi TV #61: Last Call

Dec 24, 2009 No Comments

Talk, talk talk… Brent, Kevin and Wendy can’t stop talking a little bit more about sci fi and genre television, even after they finished recording episode 61.

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

Last Call:
00:32 – Sanctuary 12/18 (2.10 Sleepers)
03:45 – Listener email on Stargate Universe
08:45 – LOST‘s final season (no spoilers on un-aired episodes)

Episode #61 Last Call hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett, and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 12/20/09. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

You can listen to the episode now by using the ‘Play’ button below.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #61

Dec 22, 2009 No Comments

Poll results, The Guild Season 1 and 2 DVD winner.

Series return dates: SyFy Chuck Marathon – Jan 7, Dollhouse – Jan 8, Sanctuary – Jan 8, Legend Of The Seeker – Jan 9, Chuck 2 hour season premiere – Jan 10, Fringe – Monday Jan 11, Supernatural – Jan 21, Vampire Diaries – Jan 21, Caprica – Jan 22, Spartacus – Jan 22. Fringe January schedule.

Water Cooler:
Quick Reviews: Legend of the Seeker 12/12 (2.06 Fury), Outer Space Astronauts 12/15 (1.02 Of Cannibals and Cuddlepuffs, 1.03 Undies), Dollhouse 12/18 (2.09 Stop-Loss, 2.10 The Attic), Sanctuary 12/18 (2.10 Sleepers).

Listener voicemail, Supernatural to Air on TNT! Alice Miniseries on DVD in March, Syfy renews Sanctuary and Stargate Universe, SyFy President talks about the new Stephen King show Haven and Sharktopus, Stargate Universe Producer Q&A, LOST producers interview, FANCAST XFINITY beta, Fixing FlashForward, True Blood casting news, Being Human series 2 premiere.

Tuner Minute: Too Right, Too Late. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
36:10 – Dollhouse 12/18 (2.09 Stop-Loss, 2.10 The Attic)
54:44 – Legend of the Seeker 12/5 (2.06 Fury)

Episode #61 hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 12/20/09. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the Knights of the Guild podcast.

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Tuner Minute 61 – Too Right, Too Late

Dec 20, 2009 No Comments

Too Right, Too Late – 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.

You can listen to the episode now by using the ‘Play’ button below.

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Doctor Who: Another Christmas Invasion

Dec 19, 2009 No Comments

doctor who TARDISAll we want for Christmas is more Doctor Who! With the flying TARDIS of course… and a Sonic Screwdriver in our stocking. And a nice cup of tea if you have it.

Christmas arrives early for Doctor Who fans, as new a story starts today with Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars tonight at 9pm EST/PST on BBC America.

Here’s a preview clip for tonight:

Spending the holidays with The Doctor would be a cosmic trip. Follow the break to see how it may start.

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David Tennant: Great Doctor or The Greatest Doctor?

Dec 18, 2009 No Comments

dr who_with TARDISLet’s review why David Tennant is one of the best Doctors in a long line of excellent Doctors.

Russell T. Davies, the producer of the new Doctor Who series breaks it down for us:

Follow the break to hear David Tenant discuss The Doctor in his own words.

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Tuning in to Sci Fi TV #60 – Last Call

Dec 18, 2009 No Comments

sanctuary01Join Brent, Kevin and Wendy for a little bit more conversation about sci fi and genre television.

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

Last Call:
00:55 – Heroes
07:58 – Sanctuary
11:38 – Blu-ray discs (no spoilers)

Episode #60 Last Call hosted by Brent Barrett, Kevin Bachelder and Wendy Hembrock. Recorded on 12/12/09. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

You can listen to the episode now by using the ‘Play’ button below.

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The Doctor: Only as Good as the Enemies are Bad

Dec 17, 2009 No Comments

dr who_cybermanClothes make the man. Alien enemies make The Doctor. We’ve all watched enough sci fi television by now to know that what doesn’t kill our favorite Time Lord just makes Doctor Who stronger.

dr who_daleksLong before there was R2D2 or those frakkin’ Toasters, there were the Daleks and the Cybermen.

Follow the jump for comments from David Tennant about two of The Doctor’s (and sci fi television’s) best enemies.

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