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.

Read on for the details…

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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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Tuning in to SciFi TV #40

Jul 29, 2009 No Comments

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Watercooler:
Latest poll: Have you attended a sci fi or genre convention?

Quick Reviews: Primeval 7/18 (episode 3.09), True Blood 7/19 (2.05 “Never Let Me Go”), Saving Grace 7/21 (3.06 “Am I Going to Lose Her”), Warehouse 13 7/21 (1.03 “Magnetism”), Eureka 7/24 (3.11 “Insane in the P-Brane”).

Listener voicemails on Tuner Minute #39, Warehouse 13, and Torchwood: Children of Earth, ABC’s Defying Gravity, Syfy announces the Fall Schedule, New Trailer for BSG:The Plan, Eureka already renewed for season 4, Caprica airs January 22, 2010, Edward James Olmos says more Battlestar Galactica movies are likely, Medium and Smallville moving to new Friday timeslots, Legend of the Seeker season 2 premieres 11/7, Farscape – The Complete Series megaset DVDs, Trailer for Doctor Who: Waters of Mars, TIST will discuss The Middleman and Dollhouse “Epitaph One”, TIST gets two Parsec Award nominations.

Tuner Minute: The Passion of the Rabid. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
36:40 – Primeval 7/18 (episode 3.09)
40:09 – True Blood 7/19 (episode 2.05 “Never Let Me Go”)
44:43 – Warehouse 13 7/21 (episode 1.03 “Magnetism”)
49:35 – Eureka 7/24 (episode 3.11 “Insane in the P-Brane”)
53:15 – Torchwood:Children of Earth 7/21-24 (complete series)

Episode #40 hosted by Kevin Bachelder, Wendy Hembrock and Brent Barrett. Recorded on 7/25/09.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the The Babylon podcast.

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

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Upcoming DVD Releases

Jul 26, 2009 1 Comment

Many of the shows we discussed on our podcast are coming to DVD this week…

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Tuner Minute 40 – The Passion of the Rabid

Jul 26, 2009 No Comments

The Passion of the Rabid 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.

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

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Doctor Who: Plant of the Dead Coming to BBC America on Sunday July 26th

Jul 25, 2009 No Comments

What can possibly follow that awesome Torchwood mini-series? The Doctor of course! Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead is coming to BBC America on Sunday night July 26th. Here’s a 2 minute clip below from very early in the episode.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV – Torchwood:Children of Earth Day Five Podcast

Jul 24, 2009 No Comments

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Bonus episode discussing Torchwood:Children of Earth Day Five.

Episode hosted by Brent Barrett, Kevin Bachelder and Wendy Hembrock. Recorded on 7/19/09.

Join in the forum discussion here.

Read Kevin’s episode review here.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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

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Tuning in to SciFi TV – Torchwood:Children of Earth Day Five Review

Jul 24, 2009 No Comments

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*** Spoiler Warning ***

What follows is a review of Torchwood: Children of Earth Day Five. It contains spoilers about the Day Five episode so only proceed if you want to know what happened.

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Tuning In To Scifi TV Named As A Finalist In Two Parsec Award Categories

Jul 24, 2009 No Comments

We are very excited to announce that we have been named as a finalist in two categories for the fourth annual Parsec Awards.

The Parsec Awards recognize excellence in speculative fiction podcasting and the winners are announced during an awards ceremony held each year at Dragon*Con.

Shows are nominated by the fans and finalists are chosen by a yearly steering committee. Those finalists are then voted on by an independent panel of judges so it doesn’t matter how long you have been podcasting or how many listeners you have. These awards are based on merit.

We are a finalist in the ‘Best Speculative Fiction Fan Podcast’ category as well as ‘Best “Infotainment” Cast’.

You can find a complete listing of all the categories and finalists here…

http://www.parsecawards.com/node/861

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Tuning in to SciFi TV – Torchwood:Children of Earth Day Four Podcast

Jul 23, 2009 No Comments

Bonus episode discussing Torchwood:Children of Earth Day Four.

Episode hosted by Kevin Bachelder, Wendy Hembrock and Brent Barrett. Recorded on 7/19/09.

Join in the forum discussion here.

Read Kevin’s episode review here.

Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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

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