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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Cancellation Watch: NBC’s Do No Harm Already on Verge of Cancellation After One Episode

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site So mid-season has already had one hit and one flop among genre shows.  The hit is FOX’s The Following which debuted to strong ratings and even improved its numbers with its second episode.  The flop, by all appearances, looks to be NBC’s Do… Read More »

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New on DVD from Warner Archives: The Illustrated Man

The Illustrated Man Description: Rod Steiger plays the tattoo-covered title role in this fascinating vision of doom and danger based on the classic short story collection by futurist Ray Bradbury. Robert Drivas portrays a good-natured drifter who can’t tear his eyes from Steiger’s freakish illustrations. And Claire Bloom is the mysterious seductress who created the “art” that curses… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: The Following Grows With its Second Episode

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site It’s still too early to say for sure that FOX has a bona fide hit with its new serial killer cult drama The Following, but at this point it surely seems headed in that direction.  The show actually improved on its debut numbers… Read More »

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New in Comics: Invincible #100 and More Before Watchmen

A few choice selections from the comics due out January 30th: Invincible #100Image Description: 10th ANNIVERSARY LANDMARK 100 th ISSUE SPECTACULAR! THE DEATH OF EVERYONE: CONCLUSION! It’s all been building to this. Mark Grayson’s entire life as a superhero, all he’s learned, all he’s endured, it’s all been leading to this one moment. Will he become the hero… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Last Resort Sails Quietly to the Horizon

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site ABC’s cancelled Last Resort had its final episode this past Thursday, and while it went out a bit higher than its average so far for January, it didn’t make too many waves in the Nieslens with its finale.  The episode pulled a 1.2… Read More »

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New on DVD: Paranormal Activity 4, Batman The Dark Knight Returns Pt 2, and More

DVDs and Blu-rays Due Out January 22nd: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Cancellation Watch: The Following Gets a Following with Debut, but Can It Keep It?

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site FOX just may have a hit on its hands with the Kevin Bacon/Kevin Williamson serial killer drama The Following that debuted on Monday night.  The premiere episode pulled a 3.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic (based on the preliminary numbers and adjusted up… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: CW Shows Return with Decent Numbers (for That Network), Fringe Ends with Little Fanfare

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site Most of The CW’s genre shows returned from their winter hiatuses this past week, and those that did posted numbers at or higher than they were when they ended their Fall runs.  Arrow returned up with a 1.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic… Read More »

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New on DVD: Universal Soldier Day of Reckoning, Death Race 3, and . . . Chris Hardwick Mandroid?

DVDs and Blu-rays Due Out January 22nd: More New and Recent Releases at This Link

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Cancellation Watch: Syfy Cancels Alphas, Plus What Does the Low Debut for Continuum Mean

Get the Quickest Updates on Sci Fi TV Ratings at the Cancellation Watch Twitter Site After several months with no word from the Syfy brass, they finally made a decision on the future of the superhero series Alphas.  Yesterday they announced that the series which stars David Strathairn as a man leading a group of people with enhanced… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: WTF? The CW is Talking About Renewing Low-Rated Beauty and the Beast!?

On The CW’s recent press tour, network president Mark Pedowitz talked about the renewal chances of several of the show’s currently running.  Not surprisingly, he seemed optimistic about Supernatural returning for a ninth season even though I think that should give that show the chance to go out on its own terms.  But it continues to perform well… Read More »

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New in Comics: Jericho Season 4 #2 (but Don’t Hold Your Breath)

A few choice selections from the comics due out January 16th: Jericho Season 4 #2 (of 5)IDW RELEASE DATE TENTATIVE Description: Jake and Hawkins grow more entrenched with John Smith, mastermind of the September Attacks and the only man capable of operating The Precipice-a key element to defeating the Allied States. As Smith spearheads a daring new resistance… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Is it Time to Start up a Campaign to CANCEL The Neighbors?

Stepping on Soap Box: Science fiction and fantasy television shows seem to be struggling in the ratings all the time and quite often this leads to a “Save My Show” campaign by fans pleading with the networks to keep their shows running.  But we’ve never seen a “CANCEL this Show” campaign, even though I think it might be… Read More »

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