Category Archives: Sci Fi TV News

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: DCU’s Swamp Thing Shuts Down Early, Y: The Last Man Loses Its Showrunners, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Draining the Swamp? Production on the live-action Swamp Thing TV series for the DC Universe streaming service has shut down and will truncate that show’s episode order from thirteen to ten. The reason given for the shut down was “creative differences”… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Disney+ Announces Launch Date, Arrival of The Mandalorian

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. All Things Disney+: We have known for a while that the Disney+ streaming service is on the way and now we know its debut plus target dates for the arrival of its original content. The service will bow on November 12th… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: AMC Greenlights Another Walking Dead Spin-Off, Preacher Will End with Fourth Season, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Walking On: We already knew that AMC was in the process of developing another spin-off from The Walking Dead, and now the cable net has given the official greenlight to the project and revealed what it will be about. The new… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: A Spin-Off from The 100 Could Be in the Works, Snapchat Has Several Scripted Genre Shows in the Works, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. A Prequel for The 100? At WonderCon this past weekend, creator and showrunner of The 100 Jason Rothenberg suggested that a possible spin-off of the show could be in the works when asked saying “We may be working on something. Can’t… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: A Sliders Reboot Could Be In the Works, David Boreanaz Hints at Angel Reunion, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Sliding In: Former co-star of the 90’s series Sliders John Rhys-Davies has suggested that a revival/reboot of that fan-favorite show could be in the works. The actor says that he has had talks with series lead Jerry O’Connell who has been… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: New Orphan Black Series Is in the Works, The Gifted May Go Three Seasons at Best, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Back to Black: AMC has announced that it will be doing a new series that will be based in the Orphan Black universe.  The network has not released any details at the moment, but according to Variety the new show “would… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Series to Take Place in Second Age, Freeform Gives Us Witches vs. Terrorists, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. One Ring to Rule Them All: Development continues on Amazon’s Lord of the Rings prequel series and a string of tweets on the show’s official Twitter account have included the map above (each with more detail) and have indicated that it… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: A New Spin-Off of The Walking Dead Is in the Works, Constantine Could Be Returning to His Own Series, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. The Dead Walk On:  AMC has officially announced plans for third series in The Walking Dead franchise, something that they had previously been hinting at.  There are no details available on the series yet, but the company’s COO Ed Carroll has… Read More »

Sci Fi TV Development: Hulu Picks Up Howard the Duck and More Animated Marvel Series, BBC Studios Adapting Moorcock’s Runestaff Books, Kid-Trek Headed to Nickelodeon, and More

This last week brought an avalanche of development announcements, mostly from the streaming services.  Here is the rundown of what we have tracked so far. Animated Howard the Duck series from Kevin Smith in the works at Hulu Network: Hulu Credits: Kevin Smith (Writer / Executive Producer), Dave Willis (Writer / Executive Producer), Marvel Television Studios (Studio) Starring:… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Matt Nix Suggests The Gifted Could Shift to Streaming, American Gods May Be on Track for Third Season, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Saved by Streaming? FOX’s X-Men spin-off series The Gifted is currently that network’s lowest rated scripted show and is very much On the Bubble in its second season season. Apparently even series creator Matt Nix does not have too much confidence… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Hulu Interested in Daredevil and Other Cancelled Netflix Marvel Shows, Another TWD Cast Member is Leaving, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. New Location? Netflix has cancelled three of its Marvel Universe shows–Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist–and it is looking like both The Punisher and Jessica Jones will be ending as well (and The Defenders was allegedly a one-season “event” series), but… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Marvel Female Superhero Series Not Going Forward at ABC, A Lost Reboot Could Happen, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Sitting on the Sidelines: Last year, word broke that ABC was developing a series that would center on a group of Marvel female superheroes. There were no details about which heroines would be in the series, but the network had a… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: FX Orders Y The Last Man to Series, Picard Trek Series Could Go Three Seasons, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Series Pickup: FX had previously picked up a pilot for the post-apocalyptic series Y: The Last Man–based on the comic of the same name by Brian Vaughan–and now the network has officially ordered it to series. The acclaimed comic series follows… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Brad Wright Is in Talks with MGM about Reviving Stargate, Plus a Starship Troopers TV Series Could Be in the Works

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Opening the Gate: In a recent interview, Stargate: SG-1 co-creator Brad Wright said that he has been in talks with MGM about bringing that franchise back to television.  There are no specific plans at the moment and nothing is currently in… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: John Bernthal Talks About Fate of The Punisher, Highlander Reboot Could Become a TV Series, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. On the Bubble: Netflix has now cancelled three of its Marvel Universe shows (Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist) and fans of The Punisher, which had its Season 2 debut January 18th, are on pins and needles waiting to hear word… Read More »