Stargate Planner: Week of July 26-August 1

You might be interested in these news tidbits and announcements that have been noted on this editor’s calendar and notebook for this week. If you’ve got more to add, please don’t hesitate to announce them in the comment section below. We’ll update this article if something comes to our attention during the week.


Monday,   July 26 The rebranding of SCI FI to Syfy Universal in Asia kicks off with the premiere of Stargate Universe‘s “Air Part 1” (11 PM/10 PM THAI/JKT), followed by the special Stargate Universe: Access All Areas that includes interviews, set tours, and other behind-the-scenes details (11:45 PM/10:45 THAI/JKT).
Tuesday,   July 27 SGU 1.5 is released today in both DVD and Blu-ray formats. The Blu-ray edition has the “Survival Instinct Game” that the DVD release doesn’t have. A demo of the game is up at MGM’s Official Website. Visit the MGM Store for ordering information.
Wednesday, July 28 Encore: Stargate Universe “Justice” on New Zealand’s Prime TV at 10:45 PM.
Thursday,   July 29 Stargate Universe‘s slot on New Zealand’s Prime TV has been taken by the premiere of Survivors. No details are available as to when SGU 1.5 will be aired.
Friday,   July 30 The Sanctuary Experience starts today and runs until August 1 in Vancouver. Amanda Tapping will be there, as well as many others who have had Stargate ties. Check the website for the schedule and guest list.
Saturday, July 31 According to a Syfy press release (reprinted by The Futon Critic), Alaina Huffman will be in the Syfy original movie Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of the Ugarit at 9 PM ET (with a repeat at 1 AM).
Sunday, August 1 Today is Jason Momoa‘s birthday!

News Notes

Stargate Universe Press

San Diego Comic Con – Here are just a few of the many online reports that came from the SGU Panel on Friday, July 23:

It should be noted that whenever spoilers come out for SGU, they are placed in the episode guides in the Stargate Wiki without much fanfare here in the News Blog. To keep on top of such updates, visit the main page of the Stargate Wiki to see the “Recent Updates” list of links.

Solutions News Blog Round-Up

Our News Blog posts since the last Stargate Planner (most recent listed first):

Solutions LJ Companion Background Articles

Last week, we posted a few background articles in our LJ Companion that you might be interested in. The articles listed in this section don’t have a companion piece in our News Blog here:


For news as it happens, make sure to visit the Stargate Twitter Superfeed for tidbits directly from the Stargate stars and production crew. And don’t forget our new feature Beyond the Event Horizon, which consists of “home pages” with dynamic feeds from our LJ and Blog for the stars of SG-1 and Atlantis.

Our LJ Companion has news bites, polls, and glimpses into the lives of the actors that we don’t necessarily cover here in our more formal news blog. Make sure to visit the LJ’s feed on our front page or visit the site directly to see its mostly fun little tidbits.

For the latest in convention appearances, which are subject to change, make sure to visit Stargate Actor Appearances.


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