Stream Sci Fi TV with Amazon Prime Including Recent Shows and Past Greats

Amazon Prime: Get Free 2-Day Shipping, Instant Access to Thousands of Kindle Books, and Free Streaming of Sci Fi Classics Like These: Browse more Sci Fi available for streaming through Amazon Prime at this link

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New in Comics: Elfquest Special – The Final Quest

A few choice selections from the comics due out October 9th (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles): Elfquest Special: The Final QuestDark Horse Description: For generations, the elves sought a safe haven against all who would do them harm. But the dream that Chief Cutter and his Wolfriders fought and died for… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Sleepy Hollow Continues to Slide, Vampire Diaries Does Well with Nielsen’s New Twitter Tracking

Sleepy Hollow dropped all the way to a 2.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 7.8 million total viewers (based on the preliminaries) with its latest episode.  That show, which started out almost a full ratings point higher with its debut, continues its downward trend and you have to wonder at this point where it will stop.  FOX… Read More »

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New on DVD: Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing, American Horror Story Asylum, The Guild S6, and More

DVD/Blu-ray Releases Due Out On or About October 8th: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Cancellation Watch: Agents of SHIELD Drops Far with Second Ep, Revolution on a Death Spiral, Plus Sleepy Hollow Gets a Second Season Already

The characters of the Marvel Universe have faced many nefarious foes over the years, but one of the most diabolical arch-enemies they have had to contend with is the Nielsen Ratings, and that super-villain struck again hard this week.  Last week Agents of SHIELD debuted on ABC and pulled the highest rating for a scripted drama in four… Read More »

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Ender’s Game and More Science Fiction and Fantasy on Audiobook

Download Ender’s Game and Other Science Fiction and Fantasy Audiobooks from Audible.com: Ender’s Game: Special 20th Anniversary Edition UNABRIDGEDby Orson Scott CardNarrated by Stefan Rudnicki, Harlan Ellison, et al Now a Major Motion Picture. The war with the Buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Once Upon A Time Has Decent Season 3 Bow, The Neighbors Could be in Trouble

Two years ago, ABC’s fairy-tale-characters-in-the-modern-world series Once Upon A Time appeared on the scene as a surprise hit and carried its ratings success into the start of its second season.  But by late Spring last season, the series had sunk to the lowest numbers of its run, averaging barely a 2.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic after January. … Read More »

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New in Comics: Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble, Shadow Now, and More

A few choice selections from the comics due out October 2nd (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles): Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble #1Marvel Comics Description: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, the AVENGERS explode onto the scene with a new series and an all-new team member! To save his own life, the RED SKULL must transfer… Read More »

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Time Trax and More Sci Fi TV on DVD from Warner Archives

Time Trax: The Complete First Season It began in the future. A scientist turning to evil, a time machine called TRAX, criminals who vanish and a lawman with a mission. He has one weapon and a computer named SELMA. With them he will travel to a time more innocent than his own. Now he is among us. A… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Tale of Two Shows: Freshman Series Agents of SHIELD Has a Huge Premiere While Returning Revolution Tanks. Plus, Person of Interest has Quiet Return.

The 8 PM EST hour on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week had two very different results for sci fi shows.  One of these exploded on the scene and could be establishing a major franchise, the other is sinking quick and could be taking its exit by mid-season. Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD had its debut on Tuesday night… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Sleepy Hollow Drops, but Still Doing Well. The Neighbors Returns Weak.

Last week, FOX’s new supernatural procedural series Sleepy Hollow bowed to impressive ratings when it pulled a 3.5 score in the all-important 18-49 demographic.  But the series had the benefit of an early start and no significant competition on its debut night.  This week, however, NBC’s ratings powerhouse The Voice returned with an expectation that it would deliver… Read More »

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Comics on the Kindle

Recent Single Issues from DC: Graphic Novels: More Comics on the Kindle at This Link

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Cancellation Threat for a Returning Series Using Syfy’s Haven as an Example

Syfy’s supernatural drama series Haven just kicked off its fourth season and its ratings are already suggesting that the show may not survive into a fifth year.  I have had several fans of the show ask why I am predicting a possible cancellation for the show, so I will take this opportunity to take a quick look at… Read More »

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New on DVD: Iron Man 3, Hannibal Season 1 and More

DVD/Blu-ray Releases Due Out On or About September 24th: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Cancellation Watch: Hold the Phone There, Siberia May Not be Cancelled Just Yet

For the last couple of months in my Cancellation Watch column, I’ve been writing off NBC’s sci fi/horror mock-reality series Siberia as certain to be cancelled based on the ratings it has been pulling on Monday nights.  The series started out with adequate numbers for a Summer series (it debuted with a 1.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic… Read More »

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