New in Comics: Dark Shadows Year One

A few choice selections from the comics due out April 10th (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles): Dark Shadows Year One #1Dynamite Entertainment Description: The origin of Dark Shadows, finally revealed! How did Barnabas Collins become a bloodthirsty vampire? What tragedies befell the Collins family through the generations? All it took was… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Hannibal Debut Doesn’t Have Much Bite, But It’s Not All Bad News

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site NBC’s latest (horror) genre entry Hannibal–from Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller–had it’s late season debut this last Thursday and delivered underwhelming, though not disastrous, Nielsen results.  The series opener pulled a 1.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 4.4 million total viewers.  The… Read More »

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The Quatermass Xperiment and Other Rare Sci Fi from Warner Archives

Some Rare Cult Sci Fi and Fantasy on DVD from Warner Archives:  The Quatermass Xperiment (aka The Creeping Unknown) (1955) Description:  Professor Bernard Quatermass is in charge of a manned rocket mission that has gone awry. They lost contact with the spaceship at one point and have no idea how far into space it may have traveled. When… Read More »

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Kickstarter Fallout: Firefly, The Sarah Connor Chronicles, and Other Genre Shows that Will Almost Certainly NOT be Revived by Kickstarter

Last week, I looked at four genre shows that are within the realm of possibility of being revived by a Kickstarter campaign similar to the one the Rob Thomas used to fund a Veronica Mars movie.  Now it’s time to consider several shows that fans would love to see brought back but which this Kickstarter trend probably will… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: The Walking Dead Goes Out on Top, Game of Thrones Renewed for S4, and Could the Revolution be Ending?

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site The Walking Dead had its Season 3 finale this last Sunday, pulling a monster 6.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic with a whopping 12.4 million total viewers.  That more than doubled the 3.0 rating that History Channel’s finale to The Bible pulled and… Read More »

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New in Comics: Miss Fury Returns

A few choice selections from the comics due out April 3rd: Miss Fury #1Dynamite Entertainment Description: THE PULP HEROINE RETURNS! When Miss Fury foils a wartime plot by Nazi secret agents, she is catapulted through time. . . or so it seems. Is she really careening from past to future and back, or has she lost her mind?… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: George Takei and Mark Hamill Dropped in on The Neighbors But Didn’t Help the Ratings

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site ABC’s aliens-in-the-suburbs sitcom The Neighbors pulled out surprise (and brief) guest star appearances by George Takei and Mark Hamill for that show’s finale, but that didn’t translate into any sort of ratings boost (though it set the social networks ablaze afterwards).  The last… Read More »

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New on DVD: John Dies at the End

DVDs and Blu-rays Due Out April 2nd: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Kickstarter Fallout: There’s Already Movement on Chuck and Pushing Daisies Movies, Could Legend of the Seeker be Next?

In the wake of the successful Kickstarter campaign to fund a Veronica Mars reunion movie, last week I talked about what it would take to bring a cancelled/ended sci fi/fantasy series back and what to expect if a campaign raised enough money.  So now, with all of the uproar this has caused throughout the entertainment industry, which genre… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: CBS Renews Person of Interest, Will It Start to Explore its Sci Fi Possibities in its 3rd Season?

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site CBS announced today that the J.J. Abrams pre-crime show Person of Interest would be coming back in Fall for a third season.  That comes as no surprise as it has performed well in the ratings during its second season, consistently ranking in the… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Did the Four Month Hiatus Hurt Revolution’s Chances of Renewal?

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site NBC’s post-apocalyptic series Revolution (from J.J. Abrams and Eric Kripke) last aired a new episode on Monday November 25th before its return from hiatus two days ago on March 25th.  That was exactly a four month absence and it was the same sort… Read More »

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New in Comics: Guardians of the Galaxy #1

A few choice selections from the comics due out March 27th: Guardians of the Galaxy #1Marvel Description: There’s a new rule in the galaxy: No one touches Earth! No one!! Why has Earth become the most important planet in the Galaxy? That’s what the Guardians of the Galaxy are going to find out!! Join the brightest stars in… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Arrow and Supernatural Return Steady After Reruns

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site After two weeks of reruns, The CW’s Wednesday night genre shows returned with new episodes and ratings numbers pretty much where they left off.  Arrow pulled a 1.0 rating in the 18-49 demographic with three million total viewers and Supernatural had the same… Read More »

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New on DVD: Continuum Season One, Star Trek Enterprise Blu-ray, and More

DVDs and Blu-rays Due Out March 26th: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Kickstarter Fallout: What It’s Going to Take to Revive Your Favorite Cancelled Sci Fi Show and What to Expect

The success of the Kickstarter campaign to fund a Veronica Mars reunion movie has made some major waves in the entertainment industry and has fans of many cancelled (or ended) shows chomping at the bit to see a similar effort to bring back their own favorite shows.  But several creators of beloved TV shows like Joss Whedon (addressing… Read More »

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