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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Doctor Who: Lonely in the Crowded Universe

Dec 16, 2009 No Comments

Dr Who_Waters of Mars_121909The Doctor (David Tennant) may be the last of the Time Lords, but he’s first on our list of intergalactic heroes.

We’ll be getting more thrilling heroics with Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars when it airs on BBC America on Saturday December 19th at 9pm EST/PST.

Here’s a reminder of the adventures to be had with The Doctor and why everyone wants to be this Time Lord’s traveling companion:

The universe is full of fascinating adventures, but it can be heartbreaking to lose so many friends and outlive so many people you loved.

Remember to set your DVRs and TiVos for repeated enjoyment of Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars when it airs on BBC America on Saturday December 19th at 9pm EST/PST. The Doctor (David Tennant) faces terror on the Red Planet in one of his scariest adventures yet.

The final two specials, 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.

Listen in to Tuning in to Sci Fi TV over the coming weeks, as Brent, Kevin and Wendy are sure to be talking about all the latest adventures of The Doctor. Why wait for that? You can join in the conversation now with the discussions in our forums.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #60

Dec 16, 2009 No Comments

Alice_miniseriesBest new show poll, Win The Guild Season 1 and 2, Help Tuning in to SciFi TV by using our Amazon banner link for online shopping.

Water Cooler:
Quick Reviews: Legend of the Seeker 12/5 (2.05 Wizard), Alice mini-series 12/6-12/7, Fringe 12/10 (2.10 Grey Matters), Dollhouse 12/11 (2.07 Meet Jane Doe, 2.08 A Love Supreme), Sanctuary 12/11 (2.09 Penance).

Being Human series 2 premiere, BBC theater screenings for Being Human series 2 premiere in the UK, Chuck producer interview, NBC uses social networks to advertise Chuck, CBS orders a time travel show, DVR Usage Up 21%; but Traditional TV still dominates, Battlestar Galactica tops the shows with largest % of DVR watchers in the total audience.

Tuner Minute: Hellatus. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
23:35 – Fringe 12/10 (2.10 Gray Matters)
33:40 – Dollhouse 12/11 (2.07 Meet Jane Doe, 2.08 A Love Supreme)
44:50 – Alice mini-series 12/6-7
52:44 – Legend of the Seeker 12/5 (2.05 Wizard)

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

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the SciFi Dig podcast.

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Tuner Minute 60 – Hellatus

Dec 13, 2009 No Comments

Hellatus – recorded by Wendy Hembrock

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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