Name the Shows! Tuning in to SciFi TV Contest #2

Aug 25, 2009 No Comments

This contest is now closed.
Shows in the promo: Supernatural, Dollhouse, Heroes, The Guild, Doctor Who, Futurama, Ghost Whisperer, and Fringe.

To celebrate our shiny new Tuning in to SciFi TV Promo, we have a “Name the Shows” contest! Listen and correctly name at least 3 shows used in the promo to qualify for a random drawing. The winner can select any genre TV show on DVD from the “Tuner Vault” (any sci fi, fantasy, or horror TV show from Amazon). Total value, including shipping, up to US$45.”

Submit an email, voicemail or Skype message correctly naming at least 3 shows used in the new Tuning in to SciFi TV Promo. Include your name, email address and home location.

The contest begins today. Submissions must be received by September 11 at 11:59 PST. One entry per person.

You can listen to the promo right now by using the play button at the bottom of this post. There’s also a download link there as well.

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Tuner Minute 44 – Spin Off

Aug 23, 2009 No Comments

Spin Off 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 #43

Aug 17, 2009 No Comments

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Watercooler:
Tuning in to SciFi TV Contest to win a Dollhouse Season 1 DVD set.

Quick Reviews:True Blood 8/9 (2.08 Timebomb), Defying Gravity 8/9 (1.03 Threshold), Saving Grace 8/11 (Looks Like a Lesbian Attack To Me), Warehouse 13 8/11 (1.06 Burnout), Eureka 8/14 (3.14 Ship Happens).

Listener email on Supernatural, V debuts in November, Heroes casts Ernie Hudson, Saving Grace will end after season 3, AMC may make Robert Kirkman’s “The Walking Dead” a series, HBO and Frank Spotnitz developing Robert Silverberg’s “The World Inside”, Networks unite to challenge Nielsen ratings.

Tuner Minute: The Main Line. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
29:33 – True Blood 8/9 (2.08 Timebomb)
39:33 – Warehouse 13 8/11 (1.06 Burnout)
47:21 – Eureka 8/14 (3.14 Ship Happens)
53:37 – The Middleman DVD Disc 1 (episodes 1-4)

Episode #43 hosted by Kevin Bachelder, Wendy Hembrock and Brent Barrett. Recorded on 8/15/09.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the ScotchCast podcast.

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Tuner Minute 43 – The Main Line

Aug 15, 2009 No Comments

The Main Line recorded by Kevin Bachelder

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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Genre TV Show Upcoming Premiere Dates

Aug 12, 2009 No Comments

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #42

Aug 10, 2009 No Comments

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Watercooler:
Tuning in to SciFi TV Contest to win a Dollhouse Season 1 DVD set.

Quick Reviews:True Blood 8/2 (2.07 Release Me), Defying Gravity 8/3 (1.01 Pilot, 1.02 Natural Selection), Saving Grace, Warehouse 13 8/4 (1.05 Elements), Eureka 8/7 (3.13 If You Build It).

Guest stars for Dollhouse, Netflix to stream Lost, SyFy greenlights Alphas, NBC’s schedule for Chuck, Supernatural casts Paris Hilton, NBC cuts Heroes’ budget.

Tuner Minute: Happy Endings. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
28:52 – True Blood 8/2 (2.07 Release Me)
36:20 – Warehouse 13 8/4 (1.05 Elements)
42:12 – Eureka 8/7 (3.13 If You Build It)
51:42 – Defying Gravity 8/3 (1.01 Pilot, 1.02 Natural Selection)

Episode #42 hosted by Brent Barrett, Kevin Bachelder and Wendy Hembrock. Recorded on 8/08/09.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the DragonPage Cover to Cover podcast.

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

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Tuner Minute 42 – Happy Endings

Aug 08, 2009 No Comments

Happy Endings 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.

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

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #41

Aug 03, 2009 No Comments

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Watercooler:
Latest poll results: Have you attended a sci fi or genre convention?
Tuning in to SciFi TV Contest to win a Dollhouse Season 1 DVD set.

Quick Reviews:Primeval 7/25 (Season 3 Episode 10), True Blood 7/26 (2.06 Hard Hearted Hannah), Saving Grace 7/28 (3.07 That Was No First Kiss), Warehouse 13 7/28 (1.04 Claudia), Eureka 7/31 (3.12 It’s Not Easy Being Green), Dollhouse Season 1 DVD extra episode (Epitaph One).

Sean Bean cast for HBO’s Game of Thrones, Flash Forward adds Dominic Monaghan and Gabrielle Union, More cast announced for Spielberg’s alien invasion show, HBO announces early renewal for True Blood, Entire original cast signs on to Futurama, NBC webseries Ctrl, Poster and trailer for Fringe season 2, Sneak peak of Heroes Redemption, new Stargate Universe trailer, Joss Whedon Talks Dollhouse at Comic Con.

Tuner Minute: The Viewing Game. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
25:14 – Primeval 7/25 (Season 3 Episode 10)
32:34 – True Blood 7/26 (2.06 Hard Hearted Hannah)
38:15 – Warehouse 13 7/28 (1.04 Claudia)
44:13 – Eureka 7/31 (3.12 It’s Not Easy Being Green)
49:50 – Listener voicemail about Dollhouse
51:22 – Dollhouse Season 1 DVD extra episode (Epitaph One).

Episode #41 hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 8/01/09.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the The Scapecast – a podcast about Farscape.

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

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Tuning in to SciFi TV Contest – Win a Dollhouse Season 1 DVD Set

Aug 03, 2009 No Comments

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This contest is now closed.

Hey Tuners,

Speak into our microphone and tell us what you loved about season 1 of Dollhouse or why you think you’ll love it and get a chance to win one Dollhouse Season 1 Region 1 DVD set!

Your entry must be an audio recording to be eligible for the drawing. Email or other text answers are not valid and will not be considered.

The contest begins today. Submissions must be received by August 15 at 11:59 PST.

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Tuner Minute 41 – The Viewing Game

Jul 31, 2009 No Comments

The Viewing Game 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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Meet the Neighbors – TIST Review of Being Human Episode 1

Jul 31, 2009 1 Comment

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Being Human airs on BBCAmerica on Saturday evenings. If you missed Episode 1, BBCAmerica will re-run it on 8/1 at 8pm EST just before Episode 2 airs at 9pm EST.

*** Spoiler Warning***

This review of Episode 1 of Being Human contains spoilers for Episode 1 so proceed if you already know or want to know what happened.

Meet the Neighbors – By Wendy Hembrock

A ghost, a werewolf and a vampire get an apartment together in London… This could be the setup for a British spinoff of True Blood. While the premise of Being Human involves three characters who are unnatural or supernatural, this show explores the human condition in a mix of humour, horror, and heart.

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