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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From the Upfronts: NBC Moves Revolution to Wednesday and Adds Dracula to Schedule, FOX Goes for Short Seasons for Sleepy Hollow and Almost Human

Both NBC and FOX have their upfront presentations today when they unveil their Fall lineup for the 2013-14 season and they sent out their Prime Time schedules in advance.  For NBC’s upcoming schedule, we see one major move for a genre show as Revolution (which will be returning for its second season) gets moved to Wednesday nights at… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Hannibal Steady but NBC Defers on Renewal Decision, The Neighbors Gets a Second Season

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site NBC’s Hannibal held steady this last Thursday with a 1.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 2.6 million total viewers.  And while those numbers are nothing spectacular, at least it hasn’t slipped any lower after starting the season off strong.  Hannibal is at… Read More »

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Stream Doc Savage, The Man From UNCLE, Genesis II, and Other Rare Sci Fi from Warner Archives

Warner Archives has long been a source for rare science fiction, fantasy, and horror movies on DVD and now they are making their library available for streaming for $9.99 per month.  Following are the features that this new service offers: Enjoy films and TV shows from Warner Bros, MGM, RKO, Allied Artists, and more View select titles in… Read More »

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From the Upfronts: ABC Officially Picks Up SHIELD and Also Orders Once Upon A Time Spin-Off and Resurrection

It looks like the picture for next season is coming into focus now as most all of the pickups and renewals have been announced and the upfronts this coming week will be mostly about unrolling the official schedules for each of the broadcast networks.  ABC was the last of the networks we were waiting to hear from and… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Syfy Renews Defiance, ABC Renews Once Upon A Time

As we approach next week’s upfronts where the broadcast networks will unveil their schedules for the 2013-14 season, the renewal and cancellation notices are flying left and right.  Two more renewals of genre shows were just announced and neither is a big surprise as Syfy ordered a second (thirteen episode) season of Defiance and ABC announced they will… Read More »

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From the Upfronts: The CW Picks Up The Tomorrow People, The 100, and Star-Crossed. SHIELD Reportedly Close to a Pickup with ABC

From the looks of it, The CW is working on becoming the broadcast network sci fi channel.  They announced yesterday the pickup of three new genre shows for the 2013-14 season as well as the renewal of spy fi show Nikita.  The most noteworthy of the pickups is the reboot of the British TV series The Tomorrow People… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: FOX Cancels Touch, The CW Renews Nikita but Not for a Full Season

As we fast approach next week’s upfronts, the networks have announcements concerning next season’s scheduled flying left and right.  In one unsurprising move from yesterday, FOX cut ties with sophomore series Touch after that show failed to make much of an impression on the Nielsens on Friday nights.  That announcement was expected as I had this one pegged… Read More »

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From the Upfronts: NBC Picks Up J.J. Abrams Supernatural Series Believe

More pre-Upfront announcements are coming out as NBC has picked up the supernatural J.J. Abrams series (because he doesn’t already have enough in his pipeline) Believe.  They also announced the pickup of the conspiracy-themed series Crisis which may hold some interest for genre fans.  Following are the details of the shows courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter: CrisisLogline: When… Read More »

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From the Upfronts: FOX Picks up Sleepy Hollow and J.J. Abrams Robot Cop Series Almost Human for Upcoming Season

The upfronts are fast approaching when the broadcast networks announce their schedules for the coming season.  By the end of next week, we should know the status of all the genre shows currently airing (there are only a few that have not been cancelled or renewed) as well as the new shows that will be added to the… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Revolution Finally Stops its Ratings Slide

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site After experiencing a pretty steady decline in its numbers since returning from its mid-season hiatus (and even before), NBC’s Revolution finally halted its slide and actually improved its performance this past Monday.  The show pulled a 2.0 rating in the 18-49 demographic with… Read More »

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New in Comics: Grimm TV Series Jumps to Comics

A few choice selections from the comics due out May 8th (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles): Grimm #1Dynamite Entertainment Description: Set in the world of the acclaimed NBC series, Grimm, Homicide Detective Nick Burkhardt of the Portland Police Bureau learns he is descended from a line of guardians known as Grimms,… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Grimm Has Decent but not Spectacular Numbers in New Timeslot; Clock is Ticking for Hannibal

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site Last week, NBC’s Grimm had its first outing in its new timeslot and it saw an increase from its usual Friday numbers, but nothing too earth-shattering.  Its rating in the Tuesday 10 PM EST hour was at a 1.9 in the 18-49 demographic… Read More »

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Stream Rare Sci Fi / Fantasy TV and Movies from Warner Archives

Warner Archives has long been a source for rare science fiction, fantasy, and horror movies on DVD and now they are making their library available for streaming for $9.99 per month.  Following are the features that this new service offers: Enjoy films and TV shows from Warner Bros, MGM, RKO, Allied Artists, and more View select titles in… Read More »

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