Stargate Planner: Week of September 27-October 3

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,   September 27 Today Michael Shanks Online launches its 6th Annual MSOL Auction, a charity drive for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. The auction will run for several weeks. To-date, the auction and other MSOL drives have collected $106,855.34 U.S. since April 2005.
Tuesday,   September 28 SGUStargate Universe Season Two premieres tonight at 9 PM ET on Syfy! Starting off the day and leading up to the premiere of “Intervention”, Syfy will be showing a marathon of Season One episodes starting at 8 AM ET! Look for details below.

Claudia Black lent her voice to the audiobook Museum of Thieves, which will be released today.

Wednesday, September 29 SGU’s “Incursion Part 1” and “Incursion Part 2” will start on Sky2 in the UK at 9 PM.
Thursday,   September 30
Friday,   October 1 SGU premieres in Australia at 8:30 PM on Sci Fi.

SGU premieres at 10 PM ET on Space in Canada.

Michael Shanks returns to his role as Carter Hall/Hawkman tonight on Smallville in the episode “Shield” at 8 PM ET on The CW.

Watch Mitch Pileggi and Corin Nemec in Supernatural episode “Two and a Half Men” on The CW at 9 PM ET. See details below.

Saturday, October 2 Lou Diamond Phillips will be playing poker for charities in Southern California in the 5th Annual Monte Carlo Night.
Sunday, October 3

News Notes

News Flashes and Brief Follow-Ups

  • Corin Nemec Supernatural 601
    Corin Nemec as Christian Campbell in SUPERNATURAL
    Corin Nemec – Apologies to Corin Nemec fans! He was in the Supernatural season six premiere—albeit briefly—and we didn’t know! But, IMDb has his next appearance listed for this week’s episode, “Two and a Half Men”, so tune in to see Nemec in his new recurring role as Christian Campbell, the Winchester boys’ third cousin on their mother’s side who is also a hunter. [original story]
  • Mitch Pileggi – Mitch Pileggi is also expected to return in this week’s episode of Supernatural as the Winchester boys’ resurrected grandfather Samuel Campbell.
  • Robert C. Cooper – He didn’t win the Directors Guild of Canada award for SGU’s “Human”. Instead, the award went to Adrienne Mitchell for Durham County – “Little Lost Children”.
  • Joe Flanigan – Filming for his backdoor pilot Best Laid Plans (aka Change of Plans) ends today, September 26. Make sure to visit his Twitter for updates about the project.

Stargate Universe Press

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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