Stargate Planner: Week of August 2-8

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,   August 2
Tuesday,   August 3 Part 1 of Smallville’s “Absolute Justice”, in which Michael Shanks made his first appearance as Carter Hall/Hawkman, will be premiering in the UK on E4 at 9 PM. The second part will be aired next week at the same time. (Source: MSOL)
Wednesday, August 4 Michael Shanks’ movie Arctic Blast makes its premiere in Australia at the Canadian Film Festival in Sydney.
Thursday,   August 5 Today begins the “Meet the Man” weekend with Richard Dean Anderson in Vancouver. This will be RDA’s first one-man event, which will last until August 8. Visit GABIT Events for the complete schedule.

The Official Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas kicks off today and runs until August 8. Those actors who also appeared in Stargate who will be present at this convention include Robert Picardo, Connor Trinneer, Armin Shimerman, Rene Auberjonois, John Billingsley, John de Lancie, Steven Culp, and Rick Worthy. Make sure to check the website for the schedule.

Friday,   August 6
Saturday, August 7
Sunday, August 8 Today is the deadline for getting your questions to Rachel Luttrell at Steve Eramo’s SciFiAndTvTalk Blog.

News Notes

Stargate Universe Press

Please take note that some of these interviews may include Season Two spoilers.

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.