Russell T. Davies Previews Torchwood: Children of Earth

Jul 15, 2009 No Comments

Writer/Producer Russell T. Davies talks about how the Torchwood: Children of Earth mini-series is all the things we love bulked up with some beastly muscles for a great big thriller.

Torchwood: Children of Earth mini-series premieres July 20th
on BBC America.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #38

Jul 14, 2009 No Comments

Warehouse 13Watercooler:
Latest poll results: Which genre shows would you like to see re-made (or re-re-made)?

Quick Reviews: Torchwood: Children of Earth 7/6-7/10 (BBC UK), Saving Grace 7/7 (episode 3.04 “What Would You Do?”), Warehouse 13 7/7 (episode 1.01 “Pilot”), Eureka 7/10 (episode 3.09 “Welcome Back, Carter”).

Listener voicemail about Battlestar Galactica and Star Trek: Enterprise, Dollhouse Season 2 premiere moved one week, Dollhouse episode 13 “Epitaph One” sneak peak at San Diego Comic Con, Dollhouse “Epitaph One” available 8/11 on iTunes, LOST theme song contest, Changes in LOST’s writing staff, Warehouse 13 was the most-watched cable show on its premiere night, Producers have the history on Warehouse 13, Trailer for NBC’s next scifi series Day One, Executive producer talks about Day One, Day One underground trailer, BBC1 unveils fall schedule for Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars, Torchwood: Children of Earth scores big ratings.

Tuner Minute – Capable Hands. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
31:42 – Warehouse 13 7/7 (episode 1.01 “Pilot”)
43:50 – Eureka 7/10 (episode 3.09 “Welcome Back, Carter”)
49:18 – Speculation on Heroes Season 4.

Episode #38 hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett, and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 7/11/09.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the Future Traditions – Jericho podcast.

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Torchwood: Children of Earth – Where it all Changes

Jul 14, 2009 No Comments

It’s anarchy in the UK when the Torchwood: Children of Earth mini-series premieres on BBC America starting July 20th.

Listen to the creators and cast discuss this five night thrill-ride.

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Captain Jack is Coming Back – Torchwood: Children of Earth trailer

Jul 13, 2009 No Comments

Only 7 days left until Captain Jack and the Torchwood team are coming back to BBC America for the five night mini-series event ‘Torchwood: Children of Earth’ starting on Monday July 20th.

Cardiff may look calm, but the kids are definitely not alright! Check out the trailer…

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Tuner Minute 38 – Capable Hands

Jul 11, 2009 No Comments

Capable Hands 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 #37

Jul 06, 2009 No Comments

PrimevalWatercooler:
Poll #5: Which genre shows would you like to see re-made (or re-re-made)?

Quick Reviews: Primeval (6/27 Season 3, Episode 7), Mutant Chronicles (6/27 SciFi TV movie), True Blood (6/28 2.03 “Scratches”), Merlin (6/28 1.03 “The Mark of Nimueh”), Saving Grace (6/30 3.03 “Watch Siggybaby Burn”).

Listener email about Supernatural and Torchwood, Listener voicemail on BSG: The Plan, Supreme Court won’t block remote storage DVR systems, People spending more time watching online, More Comic Con panels announced, Farscape tenth anniversary panel, Should Comic Con be called TV-con? Coming soon: Farscape complete Series DVDs, SyFy and Tim Minear to re-envision Alien Nation, One more hour for final season of LOST, ABC picks up Gravity, Hulu coming to the UK, Eureka season 3.5 preview.

Tuner Minute – All Talk and No Action?. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
35:48 – Primeval (6/27 Season 3, Episode 7)
41:15 – True Blood (6/28 Episode 2.03 “Scratches”)

Episode #37 hosted by Kevin Bachelder, Wendy Hembrock, and Brent Barrett. Recorded on 7/03/09.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the The Geekcast.

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Tuner Minute 37 – All Talk And No Action?

Jul 04, 2009 No Comments

All Talk And No Action 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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Changing Web Hosts

Jul 01, 2009 No Comments

We moved this blog along with our forums and podcast files to a new web host yesterday. Along with the move we need to change our DNS information and that can sometimes take 24-48 to completely propagate so if you’ve experienced any “oddities” lately that’s probably why.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #36

Jun 29, 2009 No Comments

Merlin - ArthurWatercooler:
Poll #5: Which genre shows would you like to see re-made (or re-re-made)?

Quick Reviews:
Primeval (6/20 Season 3, Episode 6), True Blood (6/21 2.02 “Keep the Party Going”), Merlin (6/21 1.01 “Dragon’s Call” and 1.02 “Valiant”), Saving Grace (6/23 3.2 “What Would You Do”), Virtuality Fox movie (6/25). Listener email on fall schedules, Upcoming TIST bonus episodes for Torchwood:Children of Earth starting July 20, Reaper creators join Dollhouse, Bryan Fuller exits Heroes to develop new pilots, Strong True Blood season 1 DVD sales and season 2 ratings for True Blood, Time Warner and Comcast announce TV Everywhere, E-Poll survey finds ads and word of mouth are still the major influences to watch a new TV show, Fall premiere schedules for CBS and NBC, Early reviews of Past Life pilot.

Tuner Minute – Second Chances. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
33:45 – Primeval (6/20 Season 3, Episode 6)
39:52 – True Blood (6/21 2.02 “Keep the Party Going”)
47:12 – Merlin (6/21 1.01 “Dragon’s Call” and 1.02 “Valiant”)
51:35 – Speculation on Eureka season 3.5 returning July 10

Episode #36 hosted by Brent Barrett, Kevin Bachelder, and Wendy Hembrock. Recorded on 6/26/09.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for Guardians podcast novel.

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TIST Bonus Episodes for Torchwood: Children of Earth

Jun 29, 2009 No Comments

Captain Jack is coming to America! … Or at least to BBC America. The UK’s upcoming Torchwood: Children of Earth mini-series will begin airing on BBCAmerica on July 20.

Tuning In to SciFi TV will release a mini-series of bonus podcasts about each episode. We’ll do our in-depth Backporch discussions for each episode. Join us as we welcome Jack and his team back to our TV screens! Our bonus podcasts will be released each night starting July 20, to coincide with each Torchwood episode aired on BBCAmerica.

We are coming.

Click here to download the promo.

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Trailer for Torchwood: Children of Earth.

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Tuner Minute 36 – Second Chances

Jun 24, 2009 No Comments

Second Chances 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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