Tuner Minute 69 – Deciding Factor

Feb 13, 2010 No Comments

Deciding Factor – recorded by Brent Barrett

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #68: Last Call

Feb 11, 2010 No Comments

The hour was up and we had more thoughts on several more shows. As always – beware of spoilers!

00:45 – Lost 2/2 (6.01 LAX Part 1, 6.02 LAX Part 2)
06:39 – Smallville (2/5 9.11 Absolute Justice)
– Brief mentions of Vampire Diaries, Chuck, Caprica, Being Human, and Heroes.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #68

Feb 09, 2010 No Comments

Poll on top show runners, New contest to win BSG:The Plan. Survivors coming to BBCAmerica on 2/13.

Watercooler topics
Quick Reviews: Legend of the Seeker (1/30 2.10 Perdition), Being Human (1/31 Episode 2.04), Chuck (2/1 3.06 Chuck vs the Nacho Sampler), Heroes (2/1 4.18 The Wall ),
Lost (2/2 6.01 LAX Part 1 /6.02 LAX Part 2), Fringe (2/4 2.14 Jacksonville), Vampire Diaries (2/4 1.13 Children of the Damned), Supernatural (2/4 5.13 The Song Remains the Same),
Ghost Whisperer (2/5 5.14 Dead To Me), Smallville (2/5 9.11 Absolute Justice), Medium (2/5 6.14 Will the Real Fred Rovick Please Stand Up?), Caprica (2/5 1.03 Reins of a Waterfall)

Listener email, Lost series finale on Sun 5/23, Despite leaks, Lost fans wait for the quality, Saving Grace Final Season schedule, Felicia Day blogs about Dollhouse, Flash Forward getting another Showrunner, V casting news, Chuck casts Christopher Loyd, True Blood casting news, SG:U writers ask fans for feedback, Lead cast for Haven – SyFy’s new Stephen King series, Syfy re-imagines fairy tales for new Saturday films, Many Serialized Dramas Lead Top TV on DVD Sales in 2009, Tetris TV! Listener Voicemail about favorite sci fi characters.

Tuner Minute: Do I Know You? Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
39:20 – Listener email on Stargate Universe
42:05 – Fringe 2/4 (2.14 Jacksonville)
52:35 – Listener voicemail about Fringe
54:15 – Listener voicemail about Legend of the Seeker
59:20 – Legend of the Seeker 1/30 (2.10 Perdition)

Episode #68 hosted by Brent Barrett, Kevin Bachelder and Wendy Hembrock. Recorded on 02/08/10. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for The Squint Squad – a Bones podcast.

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Tuner Minute 68 – Do I Know You?

Feb 08, 2010 No Comments

Do I Know You? – recorded by Kevin Bachelder

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV#67: Last Call

Feb 04, 2010 No Comments

We just had too much to talk about this week.  So here’s some additional thoughts on a few shows.  As usual – beware of spoilers!

00:41 – Being Human (second season catch-up)
01:31 – Caprica (1/29 1.02 Rebirth)
07:16 – Supernatural (1/28 5.12 Swap Meat)
10:25 – Fringe (1/28 2.14 The Bishop Revival)

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #67

Feb 02, 2010 No Comments

Poll on top show runners, New contest to win BSG:The Plan.

Watercooler topics
Quick Reviews: Legend of the Seeker (1/23 2.09 Dark), Being Human (1/24 Episode 2.03), Chuck (1/25 3.05 Chuck vs First Class), Heroes (1/25 4.17 The Art of Deception), Fringe (1/28 2.14 The Bishop Revival), Vampire Diaries (1/28 1.12 UnPleasantville), Supernatural (1/28 5.12 Swap Meat), Ghost Whisperer (1/29 5.13 Living Nightmare), Smallville (1/29 9.10 Disciple), Medium (1/29 6.13 Psycho), Dollhouse (1/29 2.13 Epitaph Two), Caprica (1/29 1.02 Rebirth)

 

Listener email, Lost Season 6 and Complete Series DVD Release date 8/24, Merlin Season 2 US Air Date and Season 1 DVD Release Plans, Journeyman’s Kevin Falls brings Powers to FX, The CW will reboot La Femme Nikita, NBC picks up
a superhero show
, Smallville casting news, Esai Morales talks about Caprica, Name the SyFy Movie Contest, Listener email about Stargate Universe.

Tuner Minute: Off the Top of Your Head. Join in the forum discussion here.

Back Porch:
26:30 – Dollhouse 1/29 (2.13 Epitaph Two)
40:50 – Legend of the Seeker 1/23 (2.09 Dark)
51:42 – Chuck 1/25 (3.05 Chuck vs First Class)

Episode #67 hosted by Wendy Hembrock, Brent Barrett and Kevin Bachelder. Recorded on 01/31/10. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for The Scapecast – a Farscape podcast.

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Tuner Minute 67 – Off the Top of Your Head

Feb 01, 2010 No Comments

Off the Top of Your Head – recorded by Brent Barrett

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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Tuning in to SciFi TV#66: Last Call

Jan 28, 2010 2 Comments

Boop! Kevin, Wendy and Brent discuss a few more shows – Supernatural and Heroes. As usual – beware of spoilers!

00:40 – Supernatural (1/21 episode 5.11 Sam, Interrupted)
05:33 – Heroes (1/18 episode 4.16 Pass/Fail)

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Win Battlestar Galactica: The Plan

Jan 27, 2010 No Comments

Did you miss Battlestar Galactica: The Plan on SyFy?  Did you want to check out the deleted scenes and other bonus features? Well, now’s your chance.

Tell us who is your favorite Human and why to qualify for a random drawing to win your own copy of Battlestar Galactica:The Plan on DVD. We have two Region 1 DVDs to give away to two different people. Submit an email, voicemail or Skype message naming your favorite human character in BSG. Include your name, email address and home location.

The contest begins today. Submissions must be received by February 12, 2010 at 11:59 PST. One entry per person.

Read on for the fine print and contest details…

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Tuning in to SciFi TV #66

Jan 26, 2010 No Comments

Winners for our Highlander DVD contest, New poll on top show runners, New contest to win BSG:The Plan.

Watercooler topics
Quick Reviews: Legend of the Seeker (1/16 2.08 Light), Being Human (1/17 Episode 2.02), Chuck (1/18 3.04 Chuck vs Operation Awesome), Heroes (1/18 4.16 Pass/Fail), Fringe (1/21 2.13 What Lies Below), Vampire Diaries (1/21 1.11 Blood Lines), Supernatural (1/21 5.11 Sam, Interrupted), Caprica (1/22 1.01 Pilot – discussed in Episode #27.5)

Listener voicemail and email, Push: TV Series, Spielberg’s alien-invasion series gets picked up by TNT, Pilot ordered for Gene Roddenberry’s Questor Tapes, Lost better answer these 100 questions, True Blood Season 2 on DVD May 25, Sanctuary Season 2 on DVD/Blu-ray May 18, TV ratings for Chuck and Heroes, Syfy claims victory with its Caprica online pre-premier strategy.

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

Back Porch:
32:25 – Legend of the Seeker (1/16 2.08 Light)
45:58 – Chuck (1/18 3.04 Chuck versus Operation Awesome)
52:20 – Fringe (1/21 2.13 What Lies Below)

Episode #66 hosted by Kevin Bachelder, Wendy Hembrock and Brent Barrett. Recorded on 01/24/10. Edited by Brent Barrett.

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

Promo for the The Signal – a Firefly podcast.

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Tuner Minute 66 – Adaptation

Jan 24, 2010 No Comments

Adaptation – recorded by Wendy Hembrock

Theme song graciously provided by Beatnik Turtle.

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