New on DVD: Teen Wolf Season 2, Plus the Glorious Return of Erik Estrada in . . . Chupacabra vs. the Alamo?

DVDs/Blu-rays due out June 4th: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Hannibal Will Dine Again for a Second Season

The wait is finally over!  NBC has left the small but devoted legion of fans (which includes myself) for new series Hannibal hanging as to whether the show would return for a second season.  But last night they made it official that the infamous serial killer would be returning for another repast after the current season ends.  The… Read More »

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The Summer Sci Fi/Fantasy Shows Start the First Week of June, Here’s What to Expect

The 2012-13 season is all but over (Revolution has its finale on Monday and Hannibal will wrap up later in June) and it’s time for the networks to start rolling out their Summer lineup.  This used to be the time when the cable channels would beef up their genre programming, and we still see some of that with… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Which Sci Fi Shows Benefit the Most from the Fall Scheduling and Which Ones Got the Shaft

With the Fall schedule set (pretty much at least, things can always change) we know where the broadcast network sci fi/fantasy shows will land once the new season kicks off this coming September.  However, the Prime Time landscape can be a tricky thing with some timeslots offering a cushy resting place for a series while others can prove… Read More »

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New in Comics: Clive Barker’s Next Testament, John Carpenter’s Asylum, and (Maybe) Jericho #3

A few choice selections from the comics due out May 29th (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles): Clive Barker Next Testament #1 (of 12)Boom! Studios Description: The first all-new original comic series created and written by Clive Barker is here! Julian Demond, captain of industry, has left behind everything to begin a… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Hannibal’s Slipping Numbers Not Helping Its Cause

Last Thursday’s airing of NBC’s Hannibal saw the show slip to a 1.0 rating with 2.7 million viewers.  That’s a drop of one tick from the 1.1 score it posted the week prior and not necessarily good news for the show.  The network has yet to announce whether the series will return for a second season, and a… Read More »

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New on DVD: Beetlejuice Animated Series, Doctor Who Series 7, and More

DVDs/Blu-rays due out May 28th: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Cancellation Watch Preview: Early Predictions for the New Fall Sci Fi/Fantasy Shows

I realize that most of the announcements about the new shows for this coming Fall season just went out and that none of them has aired a single episode yet and will not until September or later.  But that’s not dissuading me from making some early predictions.  I’ve seen the trailers, read the synopses, and observed where they… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Amazon’s Zombieland TV Series CANCELLED . . . By the Viewers!

This past year, Amazon decided to get into the original programming game with their Instant Video service to compete with other online streamers who have been doing the same like Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and more.  And they came up with what I thought was a very sensible approach which involved putting the pilots for several shows out for… Read More »

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New in Comics: Solid State Tank Girl, Transformers Prime Beast Hunters, and More

A few choice selections from the comics due out May 24th (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles): Solid State Tank Girl #1 (of 4)Source Interlink Intl Description: Tank Girl, Jet Girl, Booga and Barney are back, in a mission to save their favorite little radio store. Everything goes to plan, but somewhere… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Cable, Amazon Interested in Hannibal if Cancelled by NBC; Warehouse 13 to End After Shortened Fifth Season

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site This last Thursday, NBC’s Hannibal pulled another 1.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.5 million total viewers and the network still has not announced the show’s fate (it’s the only 2012-13 series still awaiting a decision).  But the word is that if… Read More »

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New on DVD: True Blood Season 5, 1990 Captain America on Blu-ray(!), and More

DVDs/Blu-rays due out May 21st: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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From the Upfronts: The CW Shuffles Schedule with Tomorrow People after Arrow and The Originals Leading In Supernatural, Plus Josh Holloway Returns to Sci Fi with Intelligence

The CW’s Tomorrow People Yesterday, fifth place network The CW was the last of the broadcast networks to announce their Fall schedule at the upfronts, and they presented one dominated by genre entries.  Of the ten hours that the network progams from Monday through Friday in Prime Time, six of them will be genre entries (with three more… Read More »

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From the Upfronts: ABC Fall Schedule – SHIELD Leads Off Tuesdays and Once Upon A Time Spin-off Gets Tough Slot

ABC just announced their Fall schedule as they prepare to go into this afternoon’s upfront presentation with the advertisers.  Of course the question that everybody is asking is where will Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. land, and the answer is that it will be leading off Tuesday nights in the 8 PM EST timeslot.  I don’t know if that… Read More »

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New in Comics: Classic Battlestar Galactica Returns to Comics as Does John Byrne’s Doomsday +1

A few choice selections from the comics due out May 15th (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles): Battlestar Galactica #1Dynamite Entertainment Description: MEMORIAL: Part 1! 2013 marks the 35th anniversary of the original Battlestar Galactica TV series and to celebrate Dynamite is launching a brand new series, written by cosmic supremos, Dan… Read More »

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