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 23|
|Tuesday, August 24|
|Wednesday, August 25||SGU’s Earth, Time, and Life are on the UK’s Sky2 starting at 9 PM.|
|Thursday, August 26|
|Friday, August 27||Official Stargate Convention in Chicago kicks off today and ends Sunday, August 29. Appearances are scheduled for Michael Shanks, Joe Flanigan, David Hewlett, Dan Shea, Robert Picardo, Christopher Heyerdahl, Andee Frizzell, Elyse Levesque, Brian J. Smith, Alaina Huffman, and Steve Bacic.|
|Saturday, August 28||Today is Amanda Tapping‘s birthday!|
|Sunday, August 29||The Hub Productions: Stargate SG-1 event in Perth, Australia, features Christopher Judge and Corin Nemec in the Technology Park Function Centre.
The Primetime Emmy Awards for 2010 will be awarded tonight in a live telecast starting at 8 ET/5 PT on NBC. We’ll learn if Beau Bridges won for his guest starring role in The Closer. Unfortunately, our VFX team didn’t take home the Emmys for which they were nominated. That award went to CSI, the only non-sci-fi show nominated in the category.
Stargate Universe Press
- Robert Carlyle – Castlevania: Lords of Shadow video game gets October release dates (Carlyle voiced Gabriel Belmont, the main character); Fit to Post: Playing Adolf Hitler was my toughest role: Robert Carlyle.
- Ming-Na – Fit to Post: Singapore could be my next home: Hollywood actress Ming Na.
- Lou Diamond Phillips – Fit to Post: How ‘La Bamba’ changed my life: Lou Diamond Phillips.
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):
- SGU Season One – SGU Complete First Season Releases Coming Oct. 5.
- Paul McGillion – McGillion’s Short Has Feature Film Aspirations.
- Beau Bridges – Bridges Family Selected for “Outstanding Family Award”.
- Stargate Universe, Sanctuary, and Robert Picardo – Syfy Announces Fall Schedule.
- Ming-Na – Ming-Na to Guest on “Eureka” (Updated).
- Jewel Staite – Jewel Staite Begins Blogging at Blastr.
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:
- Stargate Atlantis – SGA Part of Slate for New Australian Channel Aimed at Men.
- Stargate Atlantis, Stargate Universe – Mallozzi Addresses Questions About SGA’s Cancellation…and More.
- Stargate Wiki, Stargate Universe – SGU Kino Webisodes Updated in the Stargate Wiki.
- Jewel Staite, Connor Trinneer – Staite and Trinneer to Go on First Celebrity Cruise Con.
- Joseph Mallozzi, Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis – Joseph Mallozzi Chooses His Top 10 from SG-1 and SGA.
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.