New in Comics: J. Michael Straczynski’s Ten Grand

A few choice selections from the comics due out May 1st (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles): Ten Grand #1Image Comics Description: Joe Fitzgerald was a mob enforcer until the day he met Laura, who convinced him to leave that world behind. Before quitting, Joe agreed to one last job, little realizing… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Hannibal Suffers Big Drop, Has the Death Spiral Started?

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site NBC’s late season entry Hannibal–based on the notorious serial killer from the books and movies–experienced a significant drop with its latest episode this past Thursday.  The show slipped to a 1.0 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.4 million total viewers.  The series… Read More »

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New on DVD: Star Trek The Next Generation Season 3 on Blu-ray, Plus More Star Trek Movies on Blu-ray

DVDs/Blu-rays due out April 30th: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Cancellation Watch: Revolution, Grimm, Beauty and the Beast Gets Renewed. Vampire Diaries Spin-Off The Originals Gets Ordered to Series

Friday afternoon was busy with series renewal announcements which included several genre shows that fans have been keeping a close eye on.  NBC announced renewals for both Revolution and Grimm, neither of which came as a big surprise.  The latter series has consistently performed well for a Friday show and has given the network an edge up on… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Revolution Still Dropping, How Far Can It Go? Plus, Defiance Slips With 2nd Episode

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site When NBC’s Revolution started out the season, it was considered a huge ratings success and was touted as one of the early hits of the season.  But then science fiction fans have seen this several times over the last few years when broadcast… Read More »

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New in Comics: Jupiters Legacy from Mark Millar and Frank Quietly

A few choice selections from the comics due out April 24th (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles): Jupiters Legacy #1Image Comics Description: The comic-book event of 2013 finally arrives as superstar creators MARK MILLAR and FRANK QUIETLY give us the superhero epic that all future comics will be measured by. The world’s… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Grimm Gets Moved to Coveted Tuesday Night Post-Voice Time Slot (but What About Hannibal?)

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site NBC’s supernatural series Grimm–which has been performing well for a Friday series for two seasons now–got some promising news this last week when the network announced that they will move the show to the coveted 10 PM EST post-The Voice timeslot on Tuesdays… Read More »

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New on DVD: Marvel Knights Inhumans, Jurrasic Park 3-D, and More

DVDs/Blu-rays due out April 23rd: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Kickstarter Fallout: Stargate, Farscape, Jericho, Terra Nova and Other Shows That Either Could or Most Certainly Could Not be Revived by Kickstarter

Last Month, Rob Thomas launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a reunion movie for the TV series he created Veronica Mars (which starred Heroes‘ Kristen Bell).  That campaign was wildly successful and immediately sparked off all sorts of rumors as to which show would be the next to live on through this sort of effort.  I have already… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Defiance Starts Strong for Syfy but Game of Thrones Reigns Over All Genre Shows

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site It appears that Syfy may once again be embracing science fiction with shows like Defiance and some of the development projects that currently have in the works (more on that in an upcoming post), and the network has received some early rewards from… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Final Predictions on Whether Revolution, Beauty and the Beast, Once Upon A Time, Grimm, and Other Genre Shows Will Get Cancelled

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site The upfronts are about a month away which is when the broadcast networks announce their schedules for the coming season.  And it is by that point that we will have the final word on which of this season’s shows will get cancelled and… Read More »

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New in Comics: Keith Giffen Brings Back He-Man and the Masters of the Univers

A few choice selections from the comics due out April 17th (Note that the release dates are tentative on some of these titles): He Man And The Masters Of The Universe #1DC Description: First exciting issue of the new, ongoing adventures of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe! While the Masters of the Universe mourn the loss… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Hannibal Improves Its Numbers from its Debut

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site NBC’s serial killer/horror series Hannibal aired its second episode this last Thursday and succeeded in doing something rarely seen with television shows these days: it increased its ratings after its debut (the preliminaries showed it steady, but the finals went up).  Most shows… Read More »

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New on DVD: Iron Man Rise of Technovore

DVDs/Blu-rays due out April 16th: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Cancellation Watch: Cult Cancelled, Bates Motel and Being Human Renewed

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site After a dubious start and ever-sinking ratings, The CW has given up on the Rockne S. O’Bannon (Farscape) created series Cult.  After debuting with only a paltry 0.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic, the network quickly cast the show to Friday nights where… Read More »

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