Saturday, February 2, 2008

Richard Dean Anderson - "Past the Bleachers" Fri 2/8

Richard Dean Anderson's excellent '95 movie (perfect for a cold winter day, cuddle up with a comforter [and maybe a comfortee] on the couch, sip hot cocoa [or toddies] to watch...have kleenex handy), "Past the Bleachers" is repeated on LMN (Lifetime MOVIE Network), Friday, Feb 8 at 1:26pm.

Past the Bleachers
1:26 PM, 1 hr 47 min
Fri 02/08/2008
TVPG, English, 1995

A man (Richard Dean Anderson) who is grieving over the loss of his son agrees to coach a baseball team and is drawn into the life of an enigmatic boy.

Harper: Glynnis O'Connor. Mr. Godfrey: Barnard Hughes. Hilton Burberry: Ken Jenkins. Lucky: Grayson Fricke. Charlie: Noah Fleiss. Melissa: Jenny Krochmal. Directed by Michael Switzer.

Cast & Credits: Richard Dean Anderson, Glynnis O'Connor, Ken Jenkins, Grayson Fricke, Noah Fleiss

Stargate Atlantis: GateWorld: Full Coverage: Outcast

From GateWorld:



Episode Guide


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Stargate Atlantis - Outcast - Behind the Scenes Video Clip

From Joseph Mallozzi's blog update for February 2, 2008:

(Please follow the link for the complete blog update. Video clip of behind-the-scenes on Outcast!)

February 2, 2008:

The Baron Destructo and Cookie Monster Selection Show


Today's video: Behind the scenes on Outcast. Shooting the replicator fall against green screen -¤t=Replicatorfree-fall.flv

(Screenprints from the video clip.)

Actor Adrian Hein (Replicator) against the green screen for the Replicator in low orbit return to Earth special effect disintegration scene...

Today's mailbag:

Teslan writes: "In the original idea that Mr. Flanigan pitched out, did he go to Earth alone, or did Ronon or any other members of the team go with him? And which of the writers was responsible for the scene with Shep's brother?"

Answer: Joe's original pitch consisted of Sheppard tracking down a
replicator on Earth. We filled in the blanks, coming up with the story and breaking it over the course of a day or two. With regard to the Shep scene, the writers came up with the beat in the room after which Alan wrote the scene.


Stargate Atlantis - GateWorld: Episode details for 'Trio,' 'Midway'

From GateWorld:

(Please follow the link for the complete GateWorld article. Photos courtesy of GateWorld.)

Episode details for 'Trio,' 'Midway'


New details are in for the next two episodes of Stargate Atlantis, courtesy of SCI FI Channel.

A brief excerpt:

Col. Sam Carter (Amanda Tapping), Technician Chuck (Chuck Campbell), Lt. Col. John Sheppard (Joe Flanigan), Teal'c (Christopher Judge)

In "Midway," Sam invites her old friend Teal'c (guest star Christopher Judge) to Atlantis to coach Ronon, who is under review by the I.O.A.

Ronon Dex (Jason Momoa) and Teal'c

The Stargate Atlantis episodes, "Trio" airs Friday February 8 at 10pm, and "Midway," airs Friday February 15 at 10pm, on the SciFi Channel (US).

Stargate Atlantis - GateWorld: Mallozzi discusses Tapping's departure

From GateWorld:

From GateWorld:

(Please follow the link for the complete article.)

Mallozzi discusses Tapping's departure


Executive producer Joseph Mallozzi on the loss of Amanda Tapping; major casting news coming Monday.

A brief excerpt:

"We love the Samantha Carter character and have always enjoyed writing for her," Mallozzi said. "She was a great addition to Atlantis's fourth season and, while she will be missed, it's not as if we're closing the door on her. Carter will remain a major player in the Stargate universe as well as a guest star on Atlantis's fifth

Stargate Atlantis / Sanctuary - GateWorld: More from Tapping on Atlantis, Sanctuary

From GateWorld:

(Please follow the link for the complete GateWorld article.)

More from Tapping on Atlantis, Sanctuary


EXCLUSIVE: Amanda Tapping explains her decision to make Sanctuary a priority.

In Part Two of our discussion, Amanda talks about her mixed feelings regarding fan reaction to her decision, what will become of Carter in Season Five of Atlantis, and her opinions on what sells a truly good television show. (View Part One at the link below:

Stargate SG-1 / Atlantis - NEW in Syndication Weekend Feb 2/3rd

Premiering in US Syndication the weekend of February 2/3rd:

Stargate SG-1 tenth season episode, "The Road Not Taken"

Col. Sam Carter (Amanda Tapping) and Rodney McKay (David Hewlett)

Stargate Atlantis third season episode, "Irresponsible."

Lt. Col. John Sheppard (Joe Flanigan)

(Photos courtesy of GateWorld)

Please check your local listings for channel, date and time.

Stargate Atlantis - Publicity Stills from "Midway"

With many thanks (yet again) to Andreas at GateWorld Forum for these MGM publicity stills from the Stargate Atlantis episode, "Midway." (The full-sized, higher-resolutioned version of these photos can be seen at the GateWorld Forum link below.)

The following photos have been reduced in size to fit this blog:

Teal'c (Christopher Judge)

Dr. Lee (Bill Dow) and Wraith

Shep (Joe Flanigan), Teal'c and Ronon (Jason Momoa)

Teal'c and Ronon

The Stargate Atlantis episode, "Midway," premieres on the SciFi Channel (US) on Friday February 15 at 10pm.

Stargate SG-1 - Feb 4th Season 5 Mini-Marathon

The SciFi Channel has scheduled a Stargate SG-1 Season Five mini-marathon for Monday, February 4, 2008:

2/04/2008 08:00A SUMMIT

2/04/2008 09:00A LAST STAND

2/04/2008 10:00A FAIL SAFE

2/04/2008 11:00A THE WARRIOR

2/04/2008 12:00P MENACE

2/04/2008 1:00P SENTINEL

2/04/2008 2:00P MERIDIAN

2/04/2008 3:00P REVELATIONS

Stargate Atlantis -5pm Weekday Episodes week Feb 4 '08

From the SciFi Channel schedulebot, the 5pm weekday rotation episodes for SGA for the week of February 4, 2008:

2/04/2008 5:00P THE SIEGE - PART 1

2/05/2008 5:00P THE SIEGE - PART 2

2/06/2008 5:00P (SEASON 2) THE SIEGE - PT 3

2/07/2008 5:00P (SEASON 2) DUET

2/08/2008 5:00P (SEASON 2) CONDEMNED

Stargate Atlantis - MGM Stargate: Additional Publicity Stills for "Outcast"

From MGM Stargate:

Has added an additional 13 publicity still for "Outcast"

A brief sampling (these photos have been reduced in size to fit this blog):

Stargate Atlantis - MGM Stargate: Trio - Trailer, Episode Preview

From MGM Stargate:

Trailer for Trio:

(Screenprints from episode trailer)

Episode Preview

Season 4

Episode 16 - Trio (preview)

Original air date: February 8, 2008

During an off world mission, Carter, McKay and Dr. Keller become
trapped in an underground mining chamber rocked by fierce seismic

Publicity Stills (12!)

A sampling (these photos have been reduced in size to fit this blog):

The Stargate Atlantis episode, "Trio," premieres Friday, February 8 at 10pm on the SciFi Channel.

Stargate Atlantis - SciFi Channel Updates for Outcast

From the SciFi Channel's Stargate Atlantis site, updates for February
1, 2008:


* Episode Synopsis

* Episode Photos

NEW Alex Levine Blog update for "Outcast:"

NEXT new episode: "Trio:" During an off-world mission, Carter, McKay and Dr. Keller become trapped in an underground mining chamber rocked by fierce seismic tremors.

Trailer for "Trio:"

(Screenprints from video clip)

NEW Quiz:

Adventures on Earth

Feb. 2, 2008

Our newest trivia quiz will test your knowledge of the Atlantis team's various (mis)adventures that have taken place here on good ol' Earth.

NEW Video:

Feb. 1, 2007

In the last segment of her video Q&A series, Jewel Staite (Jennifer Keller) answers a selection of choice questions from SCIFI.COM's Stargate Atlantis Forum.



GET IN THE GATE SWEEPSTAKES - The Iris Closes March 14, 008!


From the MGM Stargate site:

Unlock the Gate Sweepstakes

The Gate closes on March 13, 2008.