Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Warehouse 13 - Fort Worth Star Telegram: Five questions with Eddie McClintock and Joanne Kelly

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Five questions with Eddie McClintock and Joanne Kelly of Syfy's 'Warehouse 13'

Wednesday, Jun. 30, 2010

by David Martindale

Now that Eddie McClintock, one of the stars of Syfy's Warehouse 13, has experienced what it's like to have a hit TV show, he doesn't want the feeling to go away. "How about a 15-year run?" he asks. "I think there are enough story possibilities to keep us going that long." McClintock stars as Secret Service Agent Pete Lattimer alongside Joanne Kelly as Agent Myka Bering. It's their job to chase down cursed, haunted and bad-juju artifacts and to keep them locked away in a top-secret facility in South Dakota. Season 2 of Warehouse 13, the highest-rated series in Syfy history, begins at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

A brief excerpt:

How gratifying is it that the show has become the network's biggest series ever?
Kelly: You create these things in a bubble. You have no idea if people will be welcoming or if they'll enjoy it. So it's an incredibly validating feeling to have people respond the way they did.

McClintock: This was my 10th pilot. People kept telling me not to give up. Not that I ever entertained the notion of quitting, because I don't know what else I would do. But it's great to finally get one that made it. I can't believe how lucky I am.

Burn Notice - Video: Gabrielle Anwar Answers Fan Questions

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USA Burn Notice - Gabrielle Anwar Answers Fan Questions


Burn Notice star Gabrielle Anwar answers questions submitted by fans.

Psych - Video: Murder Capital

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Psych - Murder Capital

Teaser Trailer|00:32|

You wouldn't think that one person would get killed in lovely Santa Barbara, let alone every week! Good thing Shawn and Gus are on the case.

Psych is back on Wednesdays starting July 14th on USA.

Emily Rose - Syfy: Video - Haven: Let the Good Times Roll

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Let the Good Times Roll - Haven : Emily Rose Video Blog

Emily shows us what it takes to get a scene rolling in "Haven."

The Syfy Original Series Haven premieres Friday July 9 at 10/9C!

Merlin - Syfy (US): Season 2 Finale and Marathon Friday July 2 '10

Courtesy of Syfy's schedulebot:


10:00 PM THE LAST DRAGONLORD - Season finale!

The Last Dragonlord - Sneak Peek - Merlin : Episode 213

Watch a sneak peek from the next all-new episode of Merlin! Friday at 10/9C on Syfy!

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Stargate Universe - SFX Magazine: Upping the Ante In Stargate Universe Season Two

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Upping the Ante In Stargate Universe Season Two

SFXCLUSIVE The show's producers tease where they'll be taking the story on the characters in the second season.

Stargate's Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper

Things reached a nadir of bleakness by the end of the first season of Stargate Universe with the interstellar thugs known as the Lucien Alliance taking over our heroes' ship by extreme force, leaving the good guys quite literally on their knees, and a defiant Colonel Young dealing with the news that ex-lover TJ (who was carrying their child) lay dying elsewhere on the ship. But that could all be a afternoon in the park compared to what the producers have lined up for season two, they reveal in an exclusive interview in SFX198.
Long-running Stargate stalwart Brad Wright promises that escaping from the Alliance is going to be a messy business. "When you try to adopt a more realistic tone, where frankly we don't win every time, then there have to be real world repercussions like death and injury and loss. You can dig deeper into characters and the deeper you dig the repercussions can get bigger. We are going to some places with these characters, and already have really, that we would never go with the heroes of our other series..."

For more of season two news, including some of the production team’s plans for new baddie, Simeon, played by Heroes’ Robert Knepper, check out the full interview in SFX198.

Video: David Nykl Interview - The Beast of Bottomless Lake

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DAVID NYKL VIDEO INTERVIEW - The Beast of Bottomless Lake

Stargate Atlantis' David Nykl, who plays Dr. Paul Moran in the independent feature film, The Beast of Bottomless Lake, talks about his character and what makes him tick. (c) Provost Pictures 2010.

Nathan Fillion - Castle - Video: Summer Reruns Wednesday 10/9C

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Castle PROMO: Summer Reruns - Wednesdays on ABC

Monday, June 28, 2010

Stargate Universe - SciFi (Australia) SciFi Pi Blog: Destiny has a Destination!

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Stargate Universe: S2 Mid-Season Finale! Destiny has a Destination!

Tuesday, June 29 by Captain

On the set of Stargate Universe at Bridge Studios in Vancouver last week, a lucky moment allowed us a very quick sneak peek at the call sheet for Stargate Universe Episode #210, the mid-season finale of Season 2, called `Resurgence.'

It showed who was in what particular shot, and gave a brief description of what was being shot. What we glanced was a list of actors and a very brief description of them interacting with special effects...


Warehouse 13 - Alpha Waves Radio: Allison Scagliotti Audio Interview

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Alpha Waves Radio - Allison Scagliotti Audio Interview - Warehouse 13


Original Air Date: June 24, 2010

Michael Hinman welcomes Allison Scagliotti, who plays Claudia in Syfy's hit series "Warehouse 13." The popular show prepares for its summer second season premiere. And stay tuned, as always, for the live call-in show Alpha Waves Rewind with your amazing host, Tony Tellado!

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Warehouse 13's second season premiere is Tuesday, July 6, at 9PM on Syf (US).

Psych - Video: Hump Day

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Psych - Hump Day

Current Preview|00:31|

Psych is back on Wednesdays starting July 14th. That's every hump day!

Jeffrey Donovan - Burn Notice: Video: Jeffrey Donovan Interview

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USA Burn Notice - Jeffrey Donovan Interview


Jeffrey Donovan answers questions about Season 4 of Burn Notice.

Stargate SG-1 / Atlantis - Syfy Schedule for week June 28 '10

From Syfy's schedulebot:

[NOTE: Due to the July Fourth Holiday Programming, and the season premieres of Eureka (July 9), Warehouse 13 (July 6), and series premiere of Haven (July 9), the Stargate SG-1 / Stargate Atlantis Weekday Rotation won't resume after this week until July 16 for Stargate SG-1 and July 20 for Stargate Atlantis.]

STARGATE ATLANTIS - 5pm Weekday Rotation


6/29/2010 RISING - PART 1 - Guest stars include Robert Patrick (Col. Marshall Sumner), Richard Dean Anderson (Brig. Gen. Jack O'Neill), Michael Shanks (Daniel Jackson), Paul McGillion (Dr. Carson Beckett), Craig Veroni (Peter Grodin), Christopher Heyerdahl (Halling), Reece Thompson (Jinto), Garwin Sanford (Simon), Boyan Vukelic (Sgt. Stackhouse), Dean Marshall (Sgt. Bates), Dan Shea (Sgt. Siler) and Ona Grauer (Ancient).


6/30/2010 RISING - PART 2 - Guest stars include Robert Patrick (Col. Marshall Sumner), Paul McGillion (Dr. Carson Beckett), Craig Veroni (Peter Grodin), Christopher Heyerdahl (Halling), Reece Thompson (Jinto), Boyan Vukelic (Sgt. Stackhouse) and Dean Marshall (Sgt. Bates).

STARGATE ATLANTIS - Syfy Friday Rotation


7/03/2010 01:00A SUBMERSION - Guest stars include David Nykl (Radek Zelenka) and Andee Frizzell (Wraith Queen).

STARGATE SG-1 - 6pm Weekday Rotation


6/29/2010 THE QUEST - PT 1 - Guest stars include Morena Baccarin (Adria) and Cliff Simon (Baal).


6/30/2010 THE QUEST - PT 2 - Guest stars include Morena Baccarin (Adria), Cliff Simon (Baal), Matthew Walker (Merlin) and Doug Abrahams (Ori Prior).

STARGATE SG-1 - Syfy Friday Rotation


7/03/2010 02:00A DESCENT - Guest stars include Carmen Argenziano (Jacob Carter), Colin Cunningham (Maj. Paul Davis), John Shaw (Dr. Friesen) and Peter DeLuise (Lieutenant).

Stargate episode graphics courtesy of GateWorld.

Eureka - Syfy: Season 3.5 Marathon Wednesday, June 30 '10

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EUREKA Season 3.5 Marathon Wednesday, June 30 on Syfy (US)

Eureka season 4 premieres Friday July 9 9/8C.

08:00A INSANE IN THE P-BRANE - Guest stars include Jaime Ray Newman, Jeff Pangman, Brendan Beiser and Chelah Horsdal.

09:00A IT'S NOT EASY BEING GREEN - Guest stars include Jaime Ray Newman, Vanya Asher, Jeff Pangman, Sean O. Roberts and Alan Legros.

10:00A IF YOU BUILD IT . . . - Guest stars include Jaime Ray Newman, Christopher Jacot, Eric Hempsall, Darryl Scheelar and D. Harlan Cutshall.

11:00A SHIP HAPPENS - Guest stars include Tamlyn Tomita, Jaime Ray Newman, Ben Geldreich, Glynis Davies and Heather Doerksen.

12:00P SHOWER THE PEOPLE - Guest stars include Bill Campbell, Tamlyn Tomita, Laura Mennell, Stefanie Samuels, Jennifer Spence, Meredith McGeachie, Jaime Ray Newman and Stacey Barrington.

1:00P YOU DON'T KNOW JACK - Guest stars include Richard Side, Jillian Fargey, Jaime Ray Newman and Andrew Cownden.

2:00P HAVE AN ICE DAY - Guest stars include Matt Frewer, Jaime Ray Newman, Vanya Asher, Christopher Jacot, Jay Brazeau and Philipp Karner.

3:00P WHAT GOES AROUND, COMES AROUND - Guest stars include Jaime Ray Newman, Leela Savasta, Vanya Asher, Christopher Jacot and Adrienne Carter.

Warehouse 13 - Belleville News Democrat:: Unlike his Warehouse 13 character, Saul Rubinek has a life

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Unlike his Warehouse 13 character, Saul Rubinek has a life

Monday, Jun. 28, 2010
By LUAINE LEE - McClatchy-Tribune News Service


PASADENA, Calif. - Actor Saul Rubinek, who plays the obsessed techhie on Syfy's "Warehouse 13," confesses he shares his character's mania.
"He's a man who's been at the warehouse for 30 years and has no wife and no kids and has a love-hate relationship and is married and obsessed with this place. He left Juilliard as a concert pianist and became really good at cryptology and got recruited and never turned back, and maybe wishes he did," he explains in the lounge of a hotel here.

"Where I relate is I've been married 20 years this coming September. I have a daughter in college. My son is just finishing his first year of high school. And I do have a life - thank God I have a life - but I might NOT have..."

Stargate Universe - Brian J. Smith in PBS' 'Murder on the Orient Express' July 11 '10

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MYSTERY! Poirot, Series X

All aboard for the most famous crime ever to be committed and solved on a train — “Murder on the Orient Express,” headlining a trio of Agatha Christie’s Poirot mysteries starring David Suchet. The long-awaited adaptation is preceded by DAVID SUCHET ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS: A MASTERPIECE SPECIAL, a one-hour special aboard the present-day iconic train.

...with the knife, in the sleeping car

Hercule Poirot: Series X

on MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! Sundays July 11, 18, and 25, 2010 at 9pm ET on PBS

Hosted by Alan Cumming

Actor David Suchet reaches the pinnacle of his remarkable twenty-one-year career as Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot by taking on the great detective’s most celebrated case, Murder on the Orient Express. The classic tale headlines Hercule Poirot: Series X, three new Poirot whodunits by Agatha Christie on MASTERPIECE Mystery!, airing Sundays, July 11, 18, and 25, 2010, at 9pm ET on PBS (check local listings).
Suchet describes Murder on the Orient Express (July 11) as “a psychological journey for Poirot, one that absolutely breaks him.”

Suchet is joined by a galaxy of international stars playing passengers aboard the glamorous Istanbul-to-Calais run—where a shocking stabbing launches Christie’s most intricate and clever plot. The co-stars include Eileen Atkins (Cranford), Hugh Bonneville (Iris), Barbara Hershey (Oscar nominated for The Portrait of a Lady), Toby Jones (W.), David Morrissey (Sense and Sensibility), and Samuel West (Howard’s End). [NOTE: And Stargate Universe's Brian J. Smith (Lt. Matthew Scoot) as Hector MacQueen.]


Brian J. Smith as Stargate Universe's Lt. Matthew Scott


Airdate : 07/07/2010 Time : 8:00 - 9:00 pm
Airdate : 07/08/2010 Time : 10:00 - 11:00 pm

Murder on the Orient Express

Airdate : 07/11/2010 Time : 9:00 - 10:30 pm

Warehouse 13 - Mr. Media: Saul Rubinek Audio Interview

At Blog Talk Radio's Mr. Media:

Mr. Media Interviews: Saul Rubinek, star, Warehouse 13

Warehouse 13 returns for a second season on SyFy and star Saul Rubinek reinvestigates Mr. Media!


Warehouse 13, Syfy's most successful series ever, returns for its second season on Tuesday, July 6, at 9PM (ET/PT), picking up from season one’s finale cliff-hanger episode.

MacPherson (Roger Rees) did more to Warehouse 13 than just blow up Artie (Saul Rubinek). He may have unleashed something into the world that Pete (Eddie McClintock) and Myka (Joanne Kelly) don't even know how to deal with, much less stop.

Season two also features special crossover episodes when Warehouse 13's Allison Scagliotti visits the town of Eureka and Neil Grayston of Eureka visits Warehouse 13.

Guest stars will include Lindsay Wagner (Bionic Woman), Tia Carrere (Wayne's World), Jewel Staite and Sean Maher (both from Firefly) and Paula Garces (Defying Gravity), as well as WWE SmackDown Superstar Cody Rhodes.

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Sanctuary - Clique Clack TV: Sanctuary season two – CliqueClack Giveaway

At Clique Clack TV:

Sanctuary season two – CliqueClack Giveaway

Syfy's 'Sanctuary, The Complete Second Season,' on both standard and Blu-ray -- five copies of each!

Interested in a copy? Oh, you know you are. All you need to do is leave a comment to this post, [at the link above], telling us why you’d like to own a copy of this DVD set and, also, which format you’d like: standard or Blu-Ray.

Entries to this giveaway must be made by Monday, July 12th at 5 PM ET. We’ll pick ten comments completely at random and alert those picked in the coming weeks (make sure your spam filter allows addressed email!) Only one entry per person and you must have a valid U.S.-based mailing address. Not following these guidelines voids your entry.

Look for a review of the Sanctuary season two DVDs here sometime soon. Good luck!


Warehouse 13 - Syfy: Video - Myka - Sneak Peek - Warehouse 13

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Myka - Sneak Peek - Warehouse 13

Hear what Joanne Kelly (Myka) has to say about the upcoming season of Warehouse 13!

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Warehouse 13 - Syfy: Season One Marathon Tuesday, June 29 '10

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WAREHOUSE 13 - Season One Marathon Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Warehouse 13 stars Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek, Genelle Williams, Simon Reynolds, Allison Scagliotti and CCH Pounder.

08:00A PILOT - Guest stars include Gabriel Hogan, Michael Boatman, Sherry Miller and Sarah Allen.

10:00A CLAUDIA - Guest stars include Tyler Hynes and Marium Carvell.

11:00A DUPED - Guest stars include Niall Matter, Erica Cerra and Stephanie Barrett.

12:00P REGRETS - Guest stars include Gabriel Hogan, Joe Morton, Maria Ricossa and Sam Kalilieh.

1:00P BREAKDOWN - Guest stars include Mark Sheppard, Lok Archer, Kaley Cuoco, Roger Rees and Paula Boudreau.

2:00P NEVERMORE - Guest stars include Roger Rees, Michael Hogan, Susan Hogan and Alec Medlock.

3:00P MACPHERSON - Guest stars include Roger Rees, Lynne Cormack, James Kidnie and Susanna Harter.

Season two premiere July Tuesday 6 9/8C.

Warehouse 13 - Syfy: Video - Pete - Sneak Peek - Warehouse 13 : Season 2

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Pete - Sneak Peek - Warehouse 13 : Season 2

Hear what Eddie McClintock (Pete) has to say about the upcoming season of Warehouse 13! Season premiere July Tuesday 6 9/8C.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Eureka - Resource List - Cast/Staff/Crew Twitter Links

A resource list for twitter links for Eureka cast, crew and staff.

NOTE: Updated June 26, 2010

Amy Berg - Co-Executive Producer/Writer
Erica Cerra - Deputy Jo Luppo
Eureka Writers
Colin Ferguson - Sheriff Jack Carter
Ed Fowler - Writer
Chris Gauthier - Vincent
Neil Grayston - Douglas Fargo
Jordan Hinson - Zoe Carter
Jaime Paglia - Writer
_S_A_R_A_H_ - Self Actuated Residential Automated Habitat (Sheriff Carter's Residence)
Kira Snyder - Writer
Paula Yoo - Co-Producer

Merlin - Syfy - Video: The Last Dragonlord - Season Finale! + Marathon

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The Last Dragonlord - Next Episode - Merlin

SEASON FINALE! When the Great Dragon attacks, Merlin must find the one man who can stop it.

Courtesy of Syfy's schedulebot, the Merlin Marathon schedule for Friday, July 2, 2010:

10:00P THE LAST DRAGONLORD - NEW episode - Season Finale!

Warehouse 13 - Syfy: Video - Claudia - Sneak Peek - Warehouse 13 : Season 2

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Claudia - Sneak Peek - Warehouse 13 : Season 2

Hear what Allison Scagliotti (Claudia) has to say about the upcoming season of Warehouse 13! Season premiere July Tuesday 6 9/8C.

Warehouse 13 - Resource List: Cast/Staff/Crew Twitter Links

A resource list for twitter links for Warehouse 13 cast, staff and crew.

NOTE: Updated July 7, 2010

Tamara Becher - Writer
Bob Goodman - Writer
Drew Z. Greenburg - Producer
D Hughes - Writer
Jack Kenny - Writer
Eddie McClintock - Peter Lattimer
Benjamin Raab - Writer
Saul Rubinek - Artie Nielsen
Allison Scagliotti - Claudia Donovan
Nell Scovell - Co-Exective Producer
Ian Stokes - Writer

Friday, June 25, 2010

Stargate Universe / Sanctuary - SFX Magazine Issue #198 - David Blue/Damian Kindler Interviews

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SFX Issue 198


Our blindingly early 2011 preview, Inception and a look back at Firefly in the stonking new issue


David Blue talks about his role as Eli in Stargate Universe and his hopes for the evolution of the character; Paul Cornell talks to Rob Williams about his new contract with DC on Action Comics, and Pixar good luck charm John Ratzenberger talks about his rise to fame through appearances in The Empire Strikes Back to his latest Toy Story 3.

Shhh, it’s Inception

The trailers for Christopher Nolan’s Inception are leaving everyone with questions. Well, here’s a set of 20 things you need to know about Inception to get you started before the film’s release on 16 July.

2011 Preview

With the rest of 2010 (Inception and Tron aside) looking like a washout we take a look at 2011’s top 11 films, with Thor, Captain America, The Green Lantern, and more. It’s everything you need to know about the next 12 months at the movies and everything you’ll want to avoid (Stretch Armstrong anyone?)

The Summer Of SF Reading

The third and final part of our look into the 100 greatest SF and Fantasy authors around, with a special on William Gibson’s Neuromancer, and this month’s Book Club Lord Of Light by Roger Zelazny.

... Retro Features

We rewind back this issue to 2002 for a look back at the tragically short lived Firefly, taking a look at the best episodes, the best quotes, and delving into some little known trivia about the series. We also use our Time Machine to take a look at Sam Raimi’s 1981 video nasty The Evil Dead, with Bruce Campbell revealing some interesting facts on the creation of the film.

Don’t Miss:

Wishlist: Avatar 2 – We break it down for Cameron here, and tell him what he needs to do in Avatar 2 (and what NOT to do), to make it a great sequel.

Spoiler Zone: Ashes To Ashes! Doctor Who! FlashForward! Fringe! Lost! Medium! Smallville! Stargate Universe! V! Oh my!

Big Shot: No Ordinary Family – the spiritual successor to Heroes, taking a Fantastic Four style approach to the superhero drama. Only right that it stars Michael Chiklis then.

* Merlin season three heads up this month’s Red Alert. Just tell Arthur your ruddy secret already!

* Although season five should have been the end for Supernatural the fact that it’s: a)brilliant and b) incredibly popular means that we have a whole bonus year with the Winchester Brothers to look forward to. Eric Kripke and Sera Gamble talk about the future of the show.

* Stargate Universe season two is filming as we speak! SFX has news on the latest addition to the cast – new villain Robert Knepper.

* Andy Diggle takes on Daredevil in this summer’s Shadowland crossover mini-series.

* Luke Skywalker himself Mark Hamill gets behind the camera for the movie adaptation of his comic book The Black Pearl. We speak to the former Jedi.

* Dark Horse re-launches Doctor Solar, Man Of The Atom in July, with Magnus following soon after. Get the inside scoop in the latest issue.

* The Doctor is going on tour with Doctor Who Live, featuring favourite aliens from New Who.

* First word on the third season of Sanctuary from show creator Damian Kindler

Rated: Splice, Shrek Forever After, Warehouse 13, The Crazies, The Lovely Bones, The Restoration Game, Doctor Who: City of the Daleks and Demon’s Souls all come under SFX’s mighty hammer of review justice.

Next issue: SFX 199, on sale Wednesday 28 July. Why not subscribe?

The Gates - TV Guide Online: Janina Gavankar Interview

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Gates Star: Next Episode Will Be "More Dark and Intense"

Jun 24, 2010
by Gina DiNunno

Janina Gavankar from Stargate Atlantis' "Whispers."

After last week's premiere of ABC's The Gates, it's clear that there's more to the show's upscale community than white picket fences and soccer moms. There's the high school teen who needs to keep his anger in check so he doesn't accidentally turn into a werewolf. Then there are the witches who work their magic under the guise of holistic remedy makers. And let's not forget the married vampire couple, the Radcliffes, who've already drained and dumped one unfortunate contractor.

Could there be even more otherworldly residents lurking in the picture-perfect neighborhood? Turns out Deputy Leigh Turner may have also something to hide. Actress Janina Gavankar reveals how things are amped up in the next episode (Sunday, 10/9c), what her character is up to, and why she thinks The Gates is unique from other supernatural shows.

A brief excerpt: With all the supernatural shows out there, what makes The Gates unique?
Gavankar: One of the reasons why this is such an interesting show to me is because we put a very human spin on a supernatural theme. It's a great analogy for the immigrant experience. There's the idea of leaving everything behind and trying to make it and assimilating. These really big universal themes that we play with are human conditions. There really is something in it for everyone. The parents are going through normal parental issues. There's the younger high school element. Puberty sucks and everyone feels that they're different in high school. But that, coupled with having to worry about your hormones because you might have a werewolf flare and turn in the middle of homecoming? That's awkward!

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Stargate Universe - Syfy Australia: Stargate SG1 / Atlantis Stars to Appear in #SGU Season 2

From a Syfy Australia tweet:

#SGA and #SG1 stars will appear in #SGU Season 2, says Brad Wright.

On Set of #SGU today. The general gist of Season Two: The Destiny has a destination of literally cosmic importance.

On the set of #SGU tomorrow! If you've a question for cast and crew (including Robert Carlyle) now's your chance!

Interesting fact: #SGU door mechanical door 'nobs' can be programmed to move at different speeds. All are practical. All cost $500.


Stargate Universe - GateWorld: Podcast #95 - SGU Season One Recap

At GateWorld:

GateWorld Podcast: SGU Season One Recap


Wednesday - June 23, 2010

by Darren Sumner

Visit the GateWorld Podcast page for more about the show!

The freshman season of Stargate Universe is complete! In this week’s podcast, GateWorld’s Darren and David will look at the first year of SGU as a whole and discuss what we thought worked. How did the second half of the season compare to the first half? Character drama, alien threats, separation from home, communication stones, and more — it’s all on the table as we dissect Season One and decide if it lived up to our own expectations.

But first, we’ll also be talking about the news of writer-producer Robert C. Cooper’s departure from Stargate.

If you are a fan of Doctor Who, stick around after the show for a bonus discussion! Darren has picked three episodes for David to watch, and this week David will give us his newbie take on the show and whether he’s been convinced to keep watching.

Warehouse 13 - Syfy: Video - Liberty - Season Two

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Liberty - Warehouse 13

Some people can't resist playing with fire. Season premiere July Tuesday 6 9/8C.

Emily Rose - Syfy: Video - Haven: What Is Haven to You? : Cast Interviews

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What Is Haven to You?

The cast of the new Syfy series "Haven" talk about their characters and about the town itself. The Syfy Original Series Haven premieres Friday July 9 at 10/9C!

Interviewed are Emily Rose, Eric Balfour and Lucas Bryant.

Fringe - Fox Broadcasting: Video: The Many Dimensions of Walter

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FRINGE - The Many Dimensions of Walter

All-new episodes of Fringe return this Fall to FOX!

Stargate Atlantis - SciFi and TV Talk: David Hewlett Reminisces About "Grace Under Pressure"

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Stargate Atlantis' David Hewlett Reminisces About "Grace Under Pressure"


David Hewlett (Dr. Rodney McKay) and Amanda Tapping (Col. Samantha Carter) in "Grace Under Pressure." Photo copyright of MGM Entertainment.

In the fifth season Stargate SG-1 episode 48 Hours, Dr. Rodney McKay is temporarily assigned to Stargate Command to help Major Samantha Carter find a way to rescue Teal'c, who is trapped inside an active Stargate wormhole. The scientist may be an expert when it comes to Stargate technology, but his limited interpersonal skills coupled with his enormous ego results in him getting on everyone's nerves, not the least of which Carter's.

McKay later expresses his sincerest of apologies to the major in Redemption, and the two cross paths yet again in the Stargate Atlantis episode Grace Under Pressure. Luckily for Carter, she is just a figment of the concussed McKay's mind, but her "presence" turns out to be invaluable as he tries to figure out how to escape from a crashed puddle jumper that is sinking further down into the ocean surrounding Atlantis. Despite his character's dangerous predicament, David Hewlett, who plays McKay, has fond memories of this story.
"This episode stands out the most for me for a number of reasons," says Hewlett. "I mean, number one, I got to work once again with Amanda Tapping [Samantha Carter], which was great. Grace Under Pressure was such a unique experience for me in that, while it might not necessarily be my favorite episode to watch, it was my favorite to shoot because it was just so much McKay. It was like a one-man show. Even when they cut back to the Atlantis base, there were people there hoping that my character was OK," chuckles the actor...

Sanctuary - TLOEG: Robert Lawrenson Interview

At The League Of Extraordinary Genres:

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An Interview With Robert Lawrenson

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Robert is a British born actor, now based in Vancouver, Canada. He has appeared in such projects as Sanctuary, Coronation Street, Doctors, Smallville & Robin Hood: Beyond Sherwood.


Robert Lawrenson from Sanctuary

A brief excerpt:

TLOEG: Would you consider making appearances at conventions?
RL: Yes, in fact myself and several of the regular cast of Sanctuary will be appearing at the first ever Sanctuary convention at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver Jul 30th – Aug 1st. I am really looking forward to being involved and meeting the fans of the show, who make it all possible. Its being run by GABIT events and is made more special as nobody is taking a fee, and all the proceeds from ticket sales are going directly to “Sanctuary for Kids” the charity set up by Amanda Tapping, Damian Kindler & Jill Bodie, which the show supports throughout the year. It’s being run by GABIT events.

... TLOEG: Regarding your character in Sanctuary, did the producers give you Declan’s back story, do you get to make it up or is it something that was a group effort? Can we expect to see more of Declan’s back story on screen?
RL: When I first met the producers at audition I was given an outline for Declan which informed my characterisation. Since then I’ve been fortunate enough to be given great freedom from the producers to develop Declan who have supported my character decisions as an actor. Back story really is a group effort, partly expressed by the producers but fleshed out in my own mind to inform my own acting decisions.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Sanctuary - SciFi and TV Talk: Christopher Heyerdahl Interview

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Sanctuary's Christopher Heyerdahl - The Beast Within


Sanctuary's Christopher Heyerdahl, Amanda Tapping and Robin Dunne

It was over 120 years ago that Montague John Druitt became a suspect in Jack the Ripper's serial killing of eight prostitutes that were carried out in London between August and November 1888. A teacher at Blackheath's boy's school, he was dismissed from his place of employment shortly before committing suicide in November 1888.

Who would have thought that Druitt would resurface, albeit in fictional form, on the hit Sci-Fi TV series Sanctuary. He and his former lover, Dr. Helen Magnus, were part of a group of 19th century scientists called "The Five." Their experiments with pure vampire blood gave each of them an Abnormal power, Druitt's being the ability to teleport. His body was later taken over by a homicidal energy creature that drove him to commit the Jack the Ripper murders.


Druitt made his debut in a series of eight 15-minute Sanctuary webisodes, with veteran stage, feature film and TV actor Christopher Heyerdahl cast in the role. Because this is a character that has lived considerably longer than the ordinary human being, he wanted to try his best to get that as well as several other things across in his performance.
"Whenever you're creating a character for the first time, especially one that you think so highly of after reading the script, your number one concern is making sure you do him justice," says Heyerdahl. "So with John Druitt I started out doing a lot of research into the time period that he came from, and then through the past 150 years that he's spent on this planet and compared it to the nearly five decades that I've been here. It's a perspective that is very particular.

"There are quite a few octogenarians and even older individuals who live in the same building as I do in Vancouver. I spoke with a number of them about how peculiar life is when you've seen so much and in a world that has changed so dramatically, certainly in the last 80 or 90 years. You then try to bring all that into the relationship between Druitt and Magnus [Amanda Tapping], which has experienced an awful lot, too. He knows that she brought their child Ashley [Emilie Ullerup] to term, and in the webisodes he's been searching and searching for her for pretty much 120 years..."


Warehouse 13 - Video: "Elements" Guest Starring Stargate Atlantis' Joe Flanigan

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Syfy Warehouse 13 - Elements

Season 1 : Ep. 5 |43:49| |Closed Captions available

When a Native American artifact allows a sculpture to be stolen, Pete and Myka are sent to New York City to investigate.

Stargate Atlantis' Joe Flanigan guest stars.

Warehouse 13 season two premieres Tuesday, July 6 at 9/8C on Syfy (US).

Jeffrey Donovan - Burn Notice - Video: Made Man

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USA Burn Notice - Made Man

Season 4 : Ep. 3 |43:05| |Closed Captions available

While investigating an underground artillery operation at the Port of Miami, Michael and Jesse come across a port worker being threatened by dangerous mobsters.

Stargate Universe - GateWorld: Robert C. Cooper departing Stargate

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Robert C. Cooper departing Stargate

Sunday - June 20, 2010
by Darren Sumner

Robert C. Cooper and Carl Binder on the Stargate Universe Destiny set. Photo courtesy of Joseph Mallozzi's blog.

Robert C. Cooper, one of the Stargate franchise’s most veteran writer/producers, is moving on. Cooper will leave Stargate next month, fellow SGU executive producer Joseph Mallozzi announced on his blog.
“I’m not leaving completely, actually — just stepping back to more of a consulting role for the end of this season,” Cooper told GateWorld. “However, my credit will remain Executive Producer. We’ve already developed most of Season Two and I feel very confident leaving the show in good hands.”

Cooper’s final contribution to the stalwart franchise will be a stage panel appearance at San Diego Comic-Con, promoting the second season of Stargate Universe (now in production). He also tells GateWorld that he’ll be writing one more episode for late Season Two...

...Stay tuned to GateWorld for more exclusive comments straight from Rob Cooper on his decision to step back from the show, and just what his responsibilities will be for the remainder of Season Two’s production.

We’d like to thank Rob Cooper for his part in more than a decade of great television, and wish him Godspeed in his next endeavor!

Stargate - Fancast: Scoop! Richard Dean Anderson To Recur On New USA Series

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Scoop! Richard Dean Anderson To Recur On New USA Series

by Matt Webb Mitovich
Jun 20th, 2010


Richard Dean Anderson as Lt. Gen. Jack O'Neill in Stargate Universe's "Subversion,"

What happens when you combine bicarbonate of soda, a wad of chewing gum, white vinegar, and a makeshift fuse fashioned from a Marlboro Light? You get Richard Dean Anderson guest-starring on the upcoming USA Network series ‘Facing Kate.’

Fancast has learned exclusively that the star of yes, ‘MacGyver,’ as well as ‘Stargate SG-1‘ will appear on at least five episodes of the fall series, which stars the totally gorgeous Sarah Shahi (’Life’) as Kate Reed, a top-flight litigator who leaves her firm to become a mediator...

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Stargate Universe - Joseph Mallozzi's Blog: Robert C. Cooper Retiring

From Joseph Mallozzi's blog update for June 19, 2010:

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The Farewell Tour! Back On Top! Janina’s New Music Vid!

Stargate Universe creators Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper

A short and early blog entry today as I’m heading off to the first stop in Robert C. Cooper’s farewell victory tour. ”What’s that?” you say. You didn’t know he was leaving? Well, yes. Sad but true. His appearance at this year’s Comic Con panel will mark his final Stargate-related contribution, so if you happen to be in the San Diego area in late July, make sure to say goodbye and thank him for fourteen years and countless hours of gate-tastic entertainment. But, please – no tears. If you start crying it’ll only be a matter of time before he starts crying as well (the ole softy) and that’ll just embarrass him...

Warehouse 13 - TV Talk: Eddie McClintock Audio Interview

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Warehouse 13's Eddie McClintock Audio Interview


Eureka - Artists on Demand: Neil Grayston Audio Interview

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Neil Grayston Audio Interview


Join us as we welcome Neil Grayston from the hit SyFy show Eureka to talk about the new season that is starting up on July 9th.


Sanctuary - ElecPlay: Video - Season 2 Set Visit

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Sanctuary Season 2 DVD

Briana McIvor visits the set of the hit sci fi series Sanctuary to get the scoop on the new Season 2 DVD

Jewel Staite - Syfy - Video: Mothman Airs Sat June 19 5pm

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Mothman - Sneak Peek

Watch a sneak peek from the upcoming Syfy Original Movie "Mothman." Repeats Saturday June 19 at 5/4C.

Mothman stars include Jewel Staite (Stargate Atlantis, Firefly), Connor Fox, Susie Abromeit, Kennon Kepper and Michael Aills.

Stargate: Universe's Lou Diamond Phillips - Video: 'Carny' - Airs June 19 '10

'Carny' a 2009 made-for-TV movie, starring Stargate: Universe's Lou Diamond Phillips and Alan C. Peterson, Domenic Cuzzocrea, Vlasta Vrana and Simone Elise Girard, repeats Saturday, June 10, 2010 at 3:00pm on Syfy (US).

From RHI, the movie's synopsis:

When a traveling carnival comes to a rural Nebraska town, the caged attraction everyone is talking about is the alleged Jersey Devil. When the beast escapes, tearing the citizens to shreds, local sheriff Sam Atlas steps up to form a tracking team. But the carnivorous fugitive is only one of Sam's problems. The local pastor, enraged by the death of his son at the hands of the beast, has plans for igniting his own brand of hellfire and revenge.

Some articles on the film's production:

Channel Canada

Ottawa Citizen includes a brief interview with Lou Diamond Phillips.

Syfy (US) - Video: 'Goblin' Sneak Peek Airs July 17

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What's Wrong - Goblin : Syfy Original Movie

Watch a sneak peek from the upcoming Syfy Original Movie "Goblin." Premieres Saturday July 17 9/8C.

'Goblins's' cast includes Julia Maxwell, Donnelly Rhodes, Camille Sullivan, and Stargate SG-1's Colin Cunningham (Maj. Paul Davis).

Stargate Universe - Joseph Mallozzi's Blog: Questions for Louis Ferreria (Col. Everett Young)?

From Joseph Mallozzi's blog update for June 18, 2010:

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Finally! Office Pics! Yet Another Guest Blogger Announcement! And the Mailbag!

What a difference an idea makes. I’d been spinning my wheels on my latest story, trying to find that elusive through-line that would tie all its narrative elements together – and then, yesterday, I found it. Or, more appropriately, it was presented to me by fellow Exec. Producer Brad Wright. And, just like that, the pieces of the puzzle finally fell into place. Well, more or less. I’m still missing some corner pieces and portions of the sky on the upper left, but I’m in much better shape. Today, I put together a preliminary beat sheet which I’ve started to flesh out. I aim to have a reading document ready for early next week. Have to say, I am very excited about this episode – probably more excited than I’ve been for an episode since Atlantis season 5′s Remnants...

Okay, looks like the guest bloggers are coming up fast and furious. I’ve collected your questions for Jennifer Spence and will be sending them her way this weekend. Next up...


The lovely Louis Ferreira, SGU’s Colonel Everett Young, is looking forward to hearing from you. If you’ve got questions and comments for Destiny’s commander, start posting!



Heather writes: “In my favorite episode “Faith” TJ goes to a river where there is a waterfall. Can you tell me the name of that waterfall?”
Answer: I don’t know whether the waterfall has an actual name, but I do know that it’s located in Widgeon Park, where the episode was shot. According to Carl [Binder], who produced the episode, the waterfall required a bit of a trek to get to – and Alaina, pregnant at the time, was a trooper throughout, making the hike there and back without a peep of protest. Also according to Carl, there are plenty of park rangers in the area who could probably point you in the right direction. Or recover your body if you wander off the trail and happen to encounter one of the many bears that frequent the area.

crayonbaby writes: “Peter DeLuise is back?! Directing possibly?”
Answer: Directing definitely. Episode #11: Deliverance...

Merlin - Syfy: Video - 'The Fires of Idirsholas' Episode Trailer

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The Fires of Idirsholas - Next Episode - Merlin

Merlin's loyalties are pushed to the limit as Morgause returns, seeking revenge.

Stargate Universe - Video: 'Incursion, Part 2'

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Syfy Stargate Universe - Incursion, Part 2

Season 1 : Ep. 20|42:51|

The Destiny crew faces a Lucian invasion.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Stargate Universe - Canada's Space Channel's InnerSpace SGU Finale Aftershow Videos

Canada's Space Channel's InnerSPACE's SGU Finale aftershow is now live online! [NOTE: Only available for viewing in Canada.)


For the Stargate Universe finale, InnerSPACE brought SGU's David Blue (Eli) and veteran director Andy Mikita for a seaon one finale aftershow in front of a live audience.

Stargate Universe : Season One : InnerSPACE Live: Stargate Universe Finale : (Part 1)

Stargate Universe : Season One : InnerSPACE Live: Stargate Universe Finale : (Part 2)

Stargate Universe : Season One : InnerSPACE Live: Stargate Universe Finale : (Part 3)

Stargate Universe : Season One : InnerSPACE Live: Stargate Universe Finale : (Part 4)

Stargate Universe : Season One : InnerSPACE Live: Stargate Universe Finale : (Part 5)

Stargate Universe : Season One : InnerSPACE Live: Stargate Universe Finale : (Part 6)

Sanctuary - Cinema Spy: Exclusive: Robin Dunne Has Found His 'Sanctuary'

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Exclusive: Robin Dunne Has Found His 'Sanctuary'

The Syfy series is out on Blu-ray and we chat to one of the stars

By Michael Simpson | Friday, June 18, 2010


Given that Sanctuary is filmed on an ultra-high definition camera, the Vancouver-shot fantasy series seems tailor-made for Blu-ray. It was surprising last year, then, when the First Season came to the home entertainment market only on DVD. Thankfully that has been rectified this week with the release of both Seasons One and Two on BD. Cinema Spy has a full review of those coming up. In the meantime we are marking the occasion with an interview with one of the show's stars, Robin Dunne.

Dunne plays Will Zimmerman, assistant and protégé to monster hunter Dr Helen Magnus (played by Stargate's Amanda Tapping). Magnus runs the sanctuary of the show's title. The unnaturally old but beautiful scientist uses the sanctuary to study and provide a safe have for so-called abnormals. These are mutant beings who might be seen as threatening by 'normal' humanity.

Sanctuary started life as a short Web series. It was popular enough to be picked up by a collection of broadcasters in various countries, including Syfy in the United States and The Movie Network/Movie Central in Canada (later moving to the SPACE Channel). In our chat Dunne discussed what it's like to have been there from the beginning, his character's evolution through the Web series and both seasons that have aired so far (a third is now in production) and why he thinks he has the best job in the world.


A brief excerpt:

CinemaSpy: What are the highlights for Will Zimmerman in Season Two?
Robin Dunne: The two-hour opening is really amazing. We ended on a serious cliffhanger on Season One and that just gets a hell of a lot harder and the stakes just skyrocket. From the get-go Season Two is just a major rollercoaster ride. We do have some amazing episodes. We have a couple of two-handers this season, which are a lot of fun. Amanda Tapping has directed an episode, which is a wonderful episode, and it was a really big treat to work with her as an actor and director. There's nothing that she can't do. Also, stylistically we've done some different stuff [in Season Two]. The shows now look a little different. The scope of the show's going to get a little bigger. And I think because of the stylistic changes the audience is going to get even more of a peek into the show and to see what all the characters are going through all the time. I think definitely it's going to blow your mind.

Timothy Olyphant - Justified: Video - 'Bulletville'

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FX Justified - Bulletville

Season 1 : Ep. 13 |44:11| |Closed Captions available

In the season finale, things come to a head in Harlan when the worlds of Raylan, Boyd and Bo Crowder collide.

FX has ordered another season of Justified!

Warehouse 13 - Syfy: Video - Sneak Peek 'Time Will Tell'

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Time Will Tell - Sneak Peek - Warehouse 13 : Episode 201

Watch a sneak peek from the season premiere of "Warehouse 13." Season begins Tuesday July 6 9/8C on Syfy.

Stargate Novels - June 2010 Newsletter

From a Fandemonium Books e-mail newsletter for June 2010:

Dear Stargate fan,

You may have noticed that we’ve had some problems with our production schedule recently, and we’d like to apologise for any frustration that has caused to our readers. We’re happy to say, however, that those problems are behind us now and we’d like to share with you what we have coming up over the next few months. With a mixture of STARGATE SG-1 and STARGATE ATLANTIS books, there’s something for everyone!

June 2010 - available from our website NOW!


STARGATE ATLANTIS: Dead End by Chris Wraight

Stranded on a frozen planet only days from global catastrophe, Colonel Sheppard and his team discover a people – and a mystery – long forgotten by the Ancients. But with the Stargate inoperable and their Puddle Jumper damaged, there is no way to escape the dying world of Khost. And then disaster strikes. With half the team going missing, Sheppard and McKay must battle the elements and the limits of endurance to bring their friends home.

Series No.: SGA-12
RRP:$7.95 (US) | £6.99 (UK)
ISBN: 978-1-905586-22-6
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STARGATE ATLANTIS: Hunt and Run by Aaron Rosenberg

Ronon Dex is a mystery. His past is a closed book and he likes it that way. But when the Atlantis team trigger a trap that leaves them stranded on a hostile world, only Ronon’s past can save them – if it doesn’t kill them first. As the gripping tale unfolds, we return to Ronon’s earliest days as a Runner and meet the charismatic leader who transformed him from prey into a hunter of Wraith….

Series No.: SGA-13
RRP:$7.95 (US) | £6.99 (UK)
ISBN: 978-1-905586-44-8
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Coming in August 2010

STARGATE SG-1: The Power Behind the Throne by Steve Savile

SG-1 are asked by the Tok’ra to rescue a creature known as Mujina. The last of its species, Mujina is devoid of face or form and draws its substance from the needs of those around it. The creature is an archetype – a hero for all, a villain for all, depending upon whose influence it falls under. And the Goa’uld Apophis, understanding the potential for havoc Mujina offers, has set his heart on possessing the creature…

STARGATE SG-1: Four Dragons by Diana Dru Botsford

Shortly after Daniel Jackson returns from his time among the ascended Ancients, he volunteers to join an archaeological survey of Chinese ruins on P3Y-702. But after accidentally activating a Goa’uld transport ring, Daniel finds himself a prisoner of the goa’uld Lord Yu. Blaming himself for Daniel’s capture, Jack O’Neill vows to get him back – even if it means taking matters into his own hands.

September 2010

STARGATE ATLANTIS: Brimstone by David Niall Wilson & Patricia Lee Macomber

When a moon inexplicably leaves its planetary orbit for a collision course with its own sun, Rodney McKay’s interest is peaked. What he discovers is enough to make him dance, for an entire Ancient city – the size of Atlantis – is there for the taking. But the city is not as abandoned as he had first believed and the team soon encounter a sect of unascended Ancients living far beneath the its surface…

STARGATE ATLANTIS: Death Game by Jo Graham

Waking up on an alien world, in the wreckage of a Puddle Jumper, is never good. Waking up with no idea where you are or how you got there is much worse. Suffering from a serious head wound, John Sheppard slowly puts the pieces together and discovers that his team is scattered across a tropical archipelago, unable to communicate with each other and cut off from the Stargate. Badly injured, he and Teyla are taken prisoner by the local population and sent as tribute to the planet’s mysterious overlord. Meanwhile, Ronon, McKay, and Zelenka form an unlikely rescue team as they search the planet for their friends...

Look out for more news soon, including details of books hitting the shops before Christmas and the launch of our groundbreaking new Stargate AtlantisLegacy’ series that picks up where season five left off. And if you want a sneak preview, check out the in depth interview with two of the Stargate Atlantis 'Legacy' authors in the next edition of the Official Stargate Magazine!

Happy 'gating!

Fandemonium Books

Sanctuary - SciFi Talk: Amanda Tapping Audio Interview

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Amanda Tapping Visits Sci-Fi Talk To Chat Sanctuary Season Two On DVD


Frequent guest on my show joins me to discuss the release of season two on DVD of Sanctuary plus look to see what is ahead in Season Three. Yeah we even discuss Sam Carter too whom she played for ten seasons on Stargate SG-1. Music is by Mike Burgess. Special Thanks to Daniela Sapkar. Big thank you to Carole Appleby.

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