Cancellation Watch: How Long Before Zero Hour, Touch, and Cult Get Pulled from the Schedule?

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site NBC’s mid-season genre entry Do No Harm already got pulled from the schedule because of its abysmal ratings after only two episodes (more on that at this link).  And since then, three other mid-season shows have bowed to pitiful numbers (Zero Hour on… Read More »

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Rare Sci Fi on DVD from Warner Archives: Starman The Complete Series, The Quatermass Xperiment, and More

Some Rare Cult Sci Fi and Fantasy on DVD from Warner Archives: Starman: The Complete Series In this TV follow-up to the feature film, the alien (Robert Hays, Airplane!) returns to Earth 14 years after his first visit. Taking on the identity of Paul Forrester, a dead freelance photographer, he succeeds in finding the son he fathered, Scott… Read More »

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Why Were They Cancelled? Do No Harm

NBC’s mid-season series, the Jekyll and Hyde themed Do No Harm, came and went so quickly that the ten people who tuned in for this one and got attached to it must have been left saying “Wha happened?!”  And what happened is that the network just flat did not give this one a chance.  The show debuted on… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: The Following Rises, Cult Debut Barely Registers, and What’s Up with Once Upon A Time?

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site FOX’s The Following improved its numbers this week after starting on what looked like the same sort of death spiral that got Alcatraz cancelled last year (which aired in the same Monday 9 PM EST timeslot).  The Following rose to a 2.9 rating… Read More »

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New in Comics: New G.I. Joe Ongoing, Hellraiser Dark Watch, Shadow Year One, and More

A few choice selections from the comics due out February 20th: G.I. Joe #1IDW Publishing Description: YO JOE! The truth is out: the world knows the G.I. JOE team is real. Now Duke leads his squad directly into the public eye, confronting COBRA on American soil! The best of the best just got better, as Fred Van Lente… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Zero Hour Stumbles With Its Debut Giving Us Likely Another Genre Show Headed for a Quick Exit

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site ABC’s conspiracy series Zero Hour debuted this last Thursday and (surprise, surprise!) laid a big fat egg with the Nielsens.  Just as I had previously predicted, this show struggled mightily to find an audience in the highly competitive Thursday 8 PM EST timeslot… Read More »

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New on DVD: Game of Thrones S2, BSG: Blood & Chrome, and More

DVDs and Blu-rays Due Out February 19th: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Cancellation Watch: The Walking Dead is Kicking Butt Again; Ratings Outlook Not so Rosey for Once Upon A Time, The Following, and Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome

AMC’s The Walking Dead returned from its hiatus this last Sunday, and once again the show is blowing away the Nielsen ratings.  The latest episode pulled an astounding 6.1 rating in the all-important 18-49 demographic and 12.3 million total viewers.  That outpaces that show’s previous high of a 5.8 rating , which itself was a record-breaker.  Who knows… Read More »

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New in Comics: Ghostbusters #1, Uncanny X-Men #1, and More

A few choice selections from the comics due out February 13th: Ghostbusters #1IDW Description: The Ghostbusters are gone, spirited away by some dastardly demons from another dimension! But spectral shenanigans haven’t ceased in the city that never sleeps, meaning a new group will need to step up and don the proton packs. Will the New Ghostbusters be able… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: The CW Renews Arrow, Supernatural, and Vampire Diaries

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site Apparently The CW is already in the early stages of trying to solidify their schedule for next year and today they announced the renewal of their three top rated shows, freshman Arrow and veterans Supernatural and The Vampire Diaries.  The announcement is not… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Do No Harm Yanked From Schedule, Touch Returns Critically Low

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site As I predicted on Friday over at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site, NBC has pulled new series Do No Harm from their schedule after the second episode sunk even further than the first.  Last Thursdays airing of the Jekyll and Hyde show pulled… Read More »

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New on DVD: Skyfall, Robot and Frank, James Bond Blu-ray Releases and More

DVDs and Blu-rays Due Out February 12th: James Bond Blu-ray and DVD Releases: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Why Were They Cancelled? Alphas

Last month, Syfy cancelled their superhero series Alphas (after keeping mum about it for several months following the conclusion of its second season) making it the latest casualty among science fiction and fantasy television shows (following ABC’s axing of Last Resort and 666 Park Ave last Fall, more on those at this link).  The obvious reason for the… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: The Following Slips in the Ratings, but Nothing to Worry About at this Point

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site After performing quite well in the Nielsens over its first two weeks, FOX’s The Following had a notable drop with its third episode this last Monday.  That airing slipped to a 2.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic with just over nine million total… Read More »

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New on Comics: Justice League of America, Fearless Defenders and More

A few choice selections from the comics due out February 6th: Justice League Of America #1DC Description: The march toward TRINITY WAR begins with part one of ‘WORLD’S MOST DANGEROUS’!Green Lantern! Green Arrow! Catwoman! Katana! Vibe! Hawkman! Stargirl! They aren’t the world’s greatest super heroes-they’re the most dangerous! But why does a team like the JLA need to… Read More »

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