Stargate Planner: Week of August 30-September 5

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 30
Tuesday,   August 31 David Hewlett will be recording a pod cast at GeekDad tonight at 7:00pm/10:00pm PDT/EDT. Visit the website for more information about joining the chat and listening to the pod cast as it’s being recorded.
Wednesday, September 1 SGU’s Justice, Space, and Divided are on the UK’s Sky2 starting at 9 PM.
Thursday,   September 2
Friday,   September 3 Dragon*Con kicks off today in Atlanta and runs through September 6. Scheduled guests of interest include Michael Shanks, Christopher Judge, David Hewlett, Ben Browder, Corin Nemec, Paul McGillion, Jason Momoa, Jewel Staite, Alaina Huffman, Rene Auberjonois, Morena Baccarin, Matthew Bennett, William B. Davis, John de Lancie, Lexa Doig, Aaron Douglas, Salli Richardson, Saul Rubinek, Armin Shimerman, Marina Sirtis, and Dean Stockwell. Schedules have a way of changing, so make sure to visit the con’s website for more up-to-date information.
Saturday, September 4
Sunday, September 5 The Hugo Awards at Aussiecon 4 in Melbourne will be awarded tonight. SGU’s creative consultant John Scalzi has been nominated for Best Novella for The God Engines. Good luck, Mr. Scalzi!


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.