Returning: Bitten (Syfy)

Network: Syfy (Space Channel in Canada) Premiere: February 15th Airs: Mondays 11 PM EST Starring: Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt, Greg Bryk, Paul Greene, Steve Lund, Michael Xavier, Genelle Williams Series Website: www.syfy.com/bitten Description: Meet Elena Michaels – the world’s only female werewolf – and the Pack she runs with. Based on the best selling novels by Kelley Armstrong.… Read More »

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Premiering: 11.22.63 (Hulu)

Premiere: February 15th Network: Hulu Starring: James Franco, Chris Cooper, Cherry Jones, Sarah Gadon Series Website: www.hulu.com/112263 Description: Imagine having the power to change history. Would you journey down the “rabbit hole”? This eight–part event series follows Jake Epping (James Franco), an ordinary high school teacher, who is presented with the unthinkable mission of traveling back in time to prevent the… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of Feb 15th: 11.22.63 Premieres on Hulu, Bitten Returns for Season 3

Weekly roundup of science fiction and fantasy shows (as well as movies/specials of note) on the Prime Time TV schedule, also including programs that may be of interest to genre fans. Air dates and times subject to change without notice. This week brings us two premieres as Hulu’s time travel mini-series 11.22.63 (based on the Stephen King story and produced by… Read More »

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Johnny Jay Says: You Should Be Watching Galavant and You, Me, and the Apocalypse, and Lucifer is a Ton of Fun as Well

Quick Takes on some of the sci fi / fantasy TV shows currently airing. Galavant (ABC): This show wrapped up what is likely its final season in grand fashion as the “big battle” it was building up to finally played out, and it was a hoot!  When this odd little fantasy, musical comedy started out last year, it… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Trifles: J. Michael Straczynski’s Star Trek That Could Have Been

  Tidbits, trivia, anecdotes, little-known nuggets and more from the worlds of sci fi and fantasy television. Word broke just this week that genre veteran Bryan Fuller will be helming the new Star Trek television series set to hit the CBS All Access streaming service in 2017. But did you know that in 2004 another well-known sci fi name–Babylon… Read More »

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Breaking News: Bryan Fuller to Helm New Star Trek TV Series

Word broke today that Bryan Fuller will be jumping onboard the new Star Trek television series as co-creator and executive producer.  The series was announced last year and it will air exclusively on the CBS All Access pay streaming service (after the pilot airs on the broadcast TV) in 2017.  Not much information beyond the intent of going forward… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: CBS Cancels Angel from Hell; Can Sleepy Hollow Survive on Fridays Like Fringe Did? Plus the Full Ratings Roundup

CBS announced late yesterday that freshman (ostensibly) supernatural comedy Angel from Hell has been cancelled after five episodes and will be pulled from the schedule.  That news comes as a bit of a surprise because while it hasn’t been a great performer thus far, it also hasn’t crashed and burned in its Thursday 9 PM EST timeslot.  I… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Development: MacGyver Reboot, Incorporated, Frequency, Transylvania, Titans, and More

News, updates, and (mostly viable) rumors relating to development of science fiction / fantasy television productions. If you have tips or more info on these or other productions, please pass them along in the comments. Pilot season continues to blaze ahead.  Below are several pilot orders from the last week and a half and expect more to hit… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of Feb 8th: The Walking Dead Returns

Weekly roundup of science fiction and fantasy shows (as well as movies/specials of note) on the Prime Time TV schedule, also including programs that may be of interest to genre fans. Air dates and times subject to change without notice. This week is mostly business as usual, though it is a lot of business with 34 shows airing new… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: X-Files and Lucifer Still Looking Good, Mid-Season Brings Shake-ups to the Broadcast Net Scorecard

Ratings News of Note: On Monday, FOX’s X-Files revival slipped again, though the 2.7 overnight rating it pulled still counts as a huge win this season and I’m thinking the network will be trying to keep this revival going into next year.  That show’s lead-out series Lucifer also dropped, but its 2.0 score still looks like it could… Read More »

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