Category Archives: Sci Fi TV Week in Review

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Fans Campaign for Colony and Timeless and Seven More Things to Know

1. Fans Campaign for a Third Season of #Colony It’s getting to the time of year when we start hearing plenty of renewal and cancellation announcements, and there are shows out there with very active fanbases trying to sway the networks toward a renewal decision. USA’s Colony is one of those. That show has performed decent in the ratings in its… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Renewals for The Expanse, Legion, The 100, and More

There have been quite a number of renewal announcements for sci fi and fantasy shows over the past seven days, included some shows fans were nervous about, so this will be a special renewal announcement edition of This Week in Sci Fi TV. #TheExpanse Renewed by Syfy for a Third Season Syfy announced just yesterday that The Expanse has been renewed for a… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Game of Thrones S7 Debut Date, and 8 More Things to Know

1. #GameOfThrones Returns in July The wait for the seventh season of HBO’s Game of Thrones–currently one of the most-watched shows on television–has been long because of the extra time needed for production, but at least fans now have a target date for when it will return. GoT usually has its bow around April, but this year it will be on July 16th.… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Star Trek Discovery Launch Delayed Again and 7 More Things to Know

1. #StarTrekDiscovery Still in Dry Dock Trek fans continue to wait eagerly for the arrival of the new TV series Star Trek: Discovery, but will have to wait a bit longer as its debut has been pushed back again. According to CBS boss Less Moonves, the series premiere will now be “sometime late summer, early fall”. It was originally set for January 2017 then… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Premiere Dates Set for American Gods and MST3K, Plus 5 More Things to Know

1. Premiering Soon: #AmericanGodsand #MST3K Two shows that sci fi fans have been eagerly waiting for now have their premiere dates set on the schedule. Starz’s American Gods will kick-off its ten-episode first season on April 30th. That series adapts the Neil Gaiman novel of the same name about aging gods living in America, though they have lost much of their power… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Lucifer Gets Renewed and Seven More Things to Know

1. FOX Renews #Lucifer for a Third Season FOX announced this week that their supernatural procedural Lucifer, based on the DC comic of the same name, will be returning for a third season with a full order of twenty two episodes. The announcement does not come as a huge surprise seeing as the show has been a pretty solid performer for the network… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Netflix Renews The OA and Travelers, and 7 More Things to Know

1. Netflix Renews: #TheOA and #Travelers Netflix announced two renewals this week: paranormal series The OA will be returningfor a second season, and time travel entry Travelers will also return for a second year (that one comes in a partnership with the Canadian Showcase channel). Neither announcement comes as huge surprise because the streaming services have typically renewed their freshman shows more often than not. Though… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Peter Capaldi is Leaving Doctor Who, and Eight More Things to Know

1. The Doctor is Out Peter Capaldi, who currently portrays the twelfth incarnation of the Doctor on Doctor Who, has announced that he will be leaving the series at the end of the year. He is still set to star in the tenth season of the show, which will debut on BBC America in April, but then he will bow out… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: The Librarians Gets Renewed, and Seven More Things to Know

1. TNT Renews #TheLibrarians for a Fourth Season Coming as no surprise, TNT announced this week that its sci fi / fantasy series The Librarians will be coming back for a fourth season. That show just wrapped up is third year this past Sunday and performed about even with its second season as far as its linear viewing, which is actually quite an accomplishment… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Star Trek: Discovery Delayed Again, and 7 More Things to Know

1. #StarTrekDiscovery Premiere Date Gets Pushed Fans are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the latest #StarTrek television entry–which takes place between the prequel series Enterprise and The Original Series and focuses on the ship’s Lieutenant Commander to be played by Sonequa Martin-Green–but it looks like it will miss its May target date. CBS has made the following comment on when the show will debut: We will be… Read More »