SadCAST – Episode 9 Shownotes – Sci Fi News
20th August 2006 at 5:22 pm #40922
[u]Shownotes for SadCAST #9 recorded on Friday 18th August 2006 with SadGeezer & Headgehog.[/u]
[size=18][b]Battlestar Galactica. Ready for a new season?[/b][/size]
SCI FI Channel and other NBC-owned networks will air a one-hour recap special on August 13 leading up to the events of the third-season premiere, which will air October 6. Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far will show stuff from the miniseries to the end of season two and will be narrated by Laura Roslin (Mary McDonnell).
Schedule: Aug. 13 at 10 PM on NBC Aug. 28 Free On Demand via SCI FI’s cable affiliates Sept. 15 at 12 AM on USA Network Sept. 17 at 7 PM on Universal HD Sept. 18 at 9 AM on USA Sept. 22 at 8 PM on Universal HD Sept. 22 at 6 PM on Sleuth Sept. 29 at 7 PM on Bravo Sept. 30 at 11 AM on Bravo Sept. 30 at 4 PM on Universal HD And many more times in September on SCI FI Pulse and thru download at iTunes and XBox Live Oct. 6 at 7 PM on SCI FI
[size=18][b]More on Doctor Who’s Season Three[/b][/size]
The BBC has announced some official credits and spoilers for the third season of their hit TV continuation of the Doctor’s adventures.
David Tennant returns with new companion Freema Agyeman for all thirteen episodes as medical student Martha Jones. Writer and exec producer Russell T Davies says, “We were delighted and honoured by the second series’ success, and we can promise new thrills, new laughs and some terrifying new aliens…The Doctor and Martha are destined to meet William Shakespeare, blood-sucking alien Plasmavores, The Judoon – a clan of galactic stormtroopers – and a sinister intelligence at work in 1930s New York.”
The Christmas episode features the return of the Robot Santas with Sarah Parish as the villain and Catherine Tate as a bride who finds her wedding day interrupted by an alien plot to destroy the Earth has already been completed. Talk about a story for Etiquettehell.com!
[size=18][b]ALSO – Doctor Who Coming in Sept. to Sci-Fi after all![/b][/size]
Word is, Doctor Who’s second season will premiere Friday, September 29th @ 9 PM with the first two episodes back-to-back. The next week, Battlestar Galactica’s two-hour season three premiere will take up the time slots, then they’ll share the Friday night schedule. Look for a Season One Who a daytime marathon of the last eight episodes September 29th as well.
[size=18][b]JERI RYAN ENGAGED[/b][/size]
JERI RYAN is engaged to her boyfriend, French chef CHRISTOPHE EME. The two are partners in Ortolan, an award-winning West Hollywood, California restaurant where Eme is the head chef. The 38-year-old star announced her engagement while promoting her new TV series SHARK at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, California.
Ryan revealed the details of the proposal saying, “He brought me home, covered my eyes and took me up to the bedroom. “He had candles lit everywhere and champagne on ice. He had gotten this huge canvas and painted it with words that said in French ‘And you come with me forever.'” Eme also put a photograph of the pair at the bottom of the canvas with the words ‘Toi et Moi’ (‘You and Me’). Ryan says the wedding will probably be next June (07) in the Loire Valley of France. She adds, “That’s when the rugby World Cup is in Paris. You know I am in love when I’m planning a wedding around a sporting event!”
[size=18][b]Peter MacNicol joins 24[/b][/size]
LOS ANGELES — Peter MacNicol, who’s maybe best-known for playing John Cage on “Ally McBeal,” will step into a decidedly different TV world next season. The Emmy-winning actor is joining the cast of “24” for the FOX show’s sixth season, which gets underway in January. The network says he’ll be a cast regular and play “a high-ranking government official,” but as with most things “24,” other details are scant.
[size=18][b]I Am Legend[/b][/size]
According to Production Weekly, Warner Bros. Pictures has planned to shoot I am Legend with Will Smith in September 2006 (in New York) and completing in March or April next year. \ The movie, based on the Richard Matheson bookis about the last living man on Earth… but he is not alone. Every other man, woman, and child has become a vampire, and they are all hungry for Will Smith’s blood.
By day, he is the hunter, stalking the sleeping undead through the abandoned ruins of civilization. By night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for the dawn.
Prisoner Coming to large Screen
Universal Pictures is near a deal for Batman Begins helmer Christopher Nolan to direct a feature-film version of the classic TV series The Prisoner, Variety reported.
Janet and David Peoples are set to write the script. Scott Stuber, Mary Parent, Barry Mendel and Emma Thomas will produce.
[size=18][b]Star Trek Goes to TV Land[/b][/size]
TV Land has acquired the rights to the original Star Trek series, which will join the cable network’s regular rotation in November, Zap2It reported. The classic-television network will get an early start on the voyages of the starship Enterprise on Sept. 8, the 40th anniversary of the show’s premiere on NBC, when TV Land will show four episodes, including “The Man Trap,” the episode that began the series on Sept. 8, 1966.
In addition to the premiere, TV Land will show the fan-favorite episodes “City on the Edge of Forever,” “The Trouble With Tribbles” and “Plato’s Stepchildren,” which featured the first interracial kiss, between Kirk (William Shatner) and Uhura (Nichelle Nichols), on television.
Star Trek will begin airing regularly on TV Land on Nov. 17.
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