Tuning in to SciFi TV #59

Dec 08, 2009 No Comments

dollhouse_the left handWin The Guild Season 1 and 2, Latest poll, Help Tuning In to SciFi TV by using our Amazon banner link for online shopping.

Water Cooler:
Quick Reviews: Legend of the Seeker 11/28 (2.04 Touched), Heroes 11/30 (4.12 The Fifth Stage), FlashForward 12/3 (1.10 A561984), Fringe 12/3 (2.09 Snakehead), Ghost Whisperer 12/4 (5.10 Excessive Forces), Medium 12/4 (6.10 You Give Me Fever), Dollhouse 12/4 (2.05 The Public Eye, 2.06 The Left Hand), Stargate Universe 12/4) (1.10 Justice), Sanctuary 12/4) (2.08 Next Tuesday).

Listener email about Stargate Universe, Torchwood Series Four will be 13 episodes, BBC America January schedule, BBC gives Merlin a series 3, BBC America airdates for Doctor Who: The End of Time Part 1 and Part 2, SyFy picks up Stephen King’s Haven, FlashForward and V return in March, FlashForward producers discuss the return in March (no spoilers), Sci-Fi viewing is down 17 percent and Overall TV viewing is down, Interview of the SyFy president, DVRs help Genre shows, Joss Whedon interview.

Tuner Minute: Lost in the Crowd. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
33:38 – Dollhouse 12/4 (2.05 The Public Eye, 2.06 The Left Hand)
45:02 – Fringe 12/3 (2.09 Snakehead)
50:05 – Legend of the Seeker 11/28 (2.04 Touched)

Episode #59 hosted by Brent Barrett, Kevin Bachelder, and Wendy Hembrock. Recorded on 12/05/09. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the I Should Be Writing podcast.

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Look Inside Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars

Dec 07, 2009 No Comments

Dr Who_ David TennantThe three-part television event concluding David Tennant’s run as Doctor Who kicks off with Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars on Saturday, December 19th at 9pm EST/PST on BBC America.

Check out an exclusive all-new inside look with David Tennant discussing his role as the Doctor.

The final two specials with David Tennant, Doctor Who: The End of Time, Parts One and Two, will premiere over the holiday season starting December 26 and January 2 respectively on BBC America.

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Tuner Minute 59 – Lost in the Crowd

Dec 04, 2009 No Comments

Lost in the Crowd 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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Network Issues May Impact Podcast Downloads

Dec 04, 2009 No Comments

Our parent network, Farpoint Media, is experiencing some technical issues that may very likely impact your ability to download or stream our podcasts and other audio content.  We do not know when this issue will be resolved, but hopefully it will happen within the next 24 hours.

If you try to steam a podcast on our site and receive an “Error opening file,” then this is the cause.  If you attempt to download the program via other means and get a “Service Unavailable” or other error message, then this is likely the cause.

We will update you when this issue is resolved, and we here at Tuning in to SciFi TV sincerely apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

UPDATE: Things seem to be returning to normal now, but you may notice some slowdowns for the next day or so.

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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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