Tuner Minute #12 – What is Television?

Jan 07, 2009 1 Comment

What is Television? – recorded by Brent Barrett.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #11

Jan 06, 2009 No Comments

Watercooler:
The next Doctor Who to replace Tennant, Sci Fi Week January 12-21! (return of Kyle XY, Supernatural, Battlestar Galactica, Fringe, Lost),Demons in the UK, Blast from the Past: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Seven Days airing (on Sci Fi channel)

Tuner Minute #11 – Optimism for a better future
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Back Porch:
26:08 – Doctor Who Christmas Special 12/25/08 (“The Next Doctor”)
31:14 – Battlestar Galactica webisodes 1-7 (“The Face on the Enemy”)
34:28 – Sanctuary 1/2/09 (episode 1.12 “Revelations Part 1”)
Blast from the Past:
40:01 – Seven Days
45:02 – Buffy the Vampire Slayer (seasons 1-7)

Hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 1/3/09.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

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Promo for Future Traditions: a “Jericho” Podcast.

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Tuner Minute #11 – Optimism

Jan 02, 2009 No Comments

Optimism – recorded by Wendy Hembrock.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #10

Dec 31, 2008 3 Comments

Watercooler:
Stargate Universe casting news

Tuner Minute #10 – Shows we obsess over
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Back Porch:
21:44 – Pushing Daisies 12/5, 12/17 (2.09 “Legend of Merle McQuoddy”, 2.10 “The Norwegians” )
27:13 – Ghost Whisperer (2007 repeats)
29:37 – Doctor Who Christmas 12/25 (“The Next Doctor”)
2008 Roundup:
30:39 – Farscape comics and webisodes
32:40 – The Guild and Dr. Horrible Sing Along Blog
36:10 – Dollhouse
38:11 – Pushing Daisies
39:23 – Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles
44:27 – True Blood
45:30 – Fringe
47:08 – Battlestar Galactica, Supernatural, Lost, Torchwood
52:22 – The Middleman
55:29 – Charlie Jade

Hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 12/27/08.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

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Promo for Squint Squad: The “Bones” Podcast.

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Tuner Minute #10 – Obsession

Dec 24, 2008 No Comments

Obsession – recorded by Brent Barrett.

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Tuning into Sci Fi TV #9

Dec 23, 2008 No Comments

Watercooler:
Listener Voice-mail from Korea! Voice-mail Question, New segments, Supernatural and Big Bang Theory in Top 10 shows growing in key demographics, Mid-season breaks for Heroes, Terminator:The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Chuck, “Sci Fi Shark Week” January 15-21 for return of Supernatural, Battlestar Galactica, Fringe and Lost.

Back Porch:
35:40 – Chuck 12/15 (2.11 “Chuck versus Santa Claus”)
37:35 – Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles 12/15 (2.12 “Earthlings Welcome Here”)
36:29 – Heroes 12/15 (3.13 “Dual”)
42:50 – Battlestar Galactica webisodes (episodes 2 & 3 “The Face of the Enemy”)
47:10 – Ghost Whisperer 12/19 (4.10 “Ball and Chain”)
52:47 – Big Bang Theory 12/15 (2.11 “The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis”)

Hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 12/20/08.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for The 9th – a Heroes podcast.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #8

Dec 16, 2008 No Comments

Watercooler:
Reaper returns 3/17, Lost Producers talk seasons 4 and 5, Heroes “The Recruit” webisodes, Time’s Top 10 TV episodes, and Top 10 TV Series, Legend of the Seeker on Hulu, Battlestar Galactica webisodes, Syns, Dollhouse, Listener feedback.

Back Porch:
18:00 – Battlestar Galactica 12/12 (episode 1 Webseries “The Face of the Enemy” )
22:27 – Fringe – Observer sightings
24:08 – Sanctuary 12/5, 12/12 (1.09 “Requiem”, 1.10 “Warriors”)
26:54 – Heroes 12/8 (3.12 “Our Father”)
32:12 – Pushing Daisies 11/26 (2.07 “Robbing Hood”)
35:40 – Chuck 12/1, 12/8 (2.09 “Chuck vs The Sensei”, 2.10 “Chuck vs the DeLorean”)
37:35 – Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles 12/8 (2.11 “Alpine Fields”)
40:56 – Legend of the Seeker 12/6 (1.05 “Identity”)
43:28 – Sci Fi Christmas episodes: Supernatural (3.08 “A Very Supernatural Christmas”),
44:50 – X-Files (6.06 “How the Ghosts Stole Christmas”)
45:12 – Babylon 5 (2.22 “The Fall of Night”)
45:58 – Futurama (2.04 “Xmas Story”)
46:56 – Doctor Who Christmas Specials (2005 “Christmas Invasion”, 2007 “Voyage of the Damned”)

Hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on <12/13/08>.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for The Chronic Rift.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #7

Dec 09, 2008 No Comments

Watercooler:
Caprica picked up by Sci Fi, Flash Forward to pair with Lost, Fringe hiatus until 1/20/09, Legend of the Seeker re-running first two episodes, Bryan Fuller back to Heroes, voice-mail.

Back Porch:
29:15 – Heroes 11/23 and 12/1 (3.09 “Eclipse Pt 1”, 3.10 “Eclipse Pt 2”)
35:34 – Chuck 11/24 and 12/1 (2.08 “Chuck Vs. the Sensei”, 2.09 “Chuck Vs. The Delorean”)
37:08 – Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles 12/1 (2.10 “Self Made Man”)
44:50 – Fringe 12/2 (1.10 “Safe”)
51:35 – Legend of the Seeker 11/29 (1.06 “Elixir”)
53:47 – Ghost Whisperer 12/1 (4.09 “Pieces of You”)

Hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 12/06/08.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

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Promo: Cue the Film

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #6

Dec 01, 2008 2 Comments

Watercooler:
Kring Apologizes to Heroes fans, BSG Season 4.5 Promo, South Park’s Best Sci Fi Episodes, Sci Fi channel to re-run Moonlight and Invasion,The CW to re-run Jericho, Sci Fi Catch-up: Shows to catch up on over the holidays and season breaks, Holiday Gift Wishlist: Shows to give or get on DVD.

Back Porch:
28:15 – Battlestar Galactica – the Final Cylon (speculation on Season 4.5)
35:51 – True Blood 11/23 (1.12 “You’ll Be the Death of Me”)
40:25 – Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles 11/24 (2.10 “Strange Things Happen At The One Two Point”)
42:25 – Fringe 11/25 (1.09 “The Dreamscape”)
46:48 – Supernatural 11/27 (4.10 “Heaven and Hell”, 4.01 “Lazarus Rising”)
51:43 – Legend of the Seeker 11/22 (1.05 “Listener”)
53:42 – Big Bang Theory 11/24 (2.09 “The White Asparagus Triangulation”)

Promo: The ScapeCast

Hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 11/29/08.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #5

Nov 26, 2008 No Comments

Watercooler:
Pushing Daisies not renewed, Lost Season 5 Poster, Terminator:The Sarah Connor Chronicles winter break (12/15 – 2/13), BBC to remake Survivors, TV Guide discusses Fox’s new Sci Fi Friday (Terminator:Sarah Connor Chronicles/Dollhouse), Tim Kring discusses Heroes, How does mainlining shows on NetFlix, DVD or online compare with watching week-to-week?

Back Porch:
31:08 – Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles (2.09 “Complications”)
36:42 – Heroes (3.09 “It’s Coming”)
44:04 – Supernatural (4.10 “Heaven and Hell”)
51:20 – True Blood (1.11 “To Love is to Bury”)
55:43 – Big Bang Theory (2.08 “Lizard-Spock Expansion”)

Hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #4

Nov 20, 2008 1 Comment

Watercooler topics – new HBO fantasy series pilot, Fringe, Pushing Daisies status update, Sanctuary renewed, Doctor Who Christmas special trailer

Back Porch topics – Legend of the Seeker, True Blood, Chuck, Life on Mars (US & UK versions), Big Bang Theory, Ghost Whisperer, Doctor Who, Sanctuary, Supernatural, Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles, Star Trek: TNG, Futurama, Journeyman, Stargate SG1, Genre Theme of the Episode: Time Travel

Hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder.

Edited by Brent Barrett

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle

Show Notes –

HBO doing a Fantasy series as one of 10 possible pilots

Fringe: Our Burning Questions Answered Part 1

Fringe: Our Burning Questions Answered Part 2

Doctor Who Christmas trailer

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