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, October 11||Today is Columbus Day (Observed) in the USA and Thanksgiving Day in Canada
Today is Claudia Black‘s birthday!
|Tuesday, October 12||
Today is Brian J. Smith‘s birthday!
Syfy: SGU 2.03 “Awakening” at 9 PM ET, with a repeat at 11 PM.
Sky1/UK: SGU 2.02 “Aftermath” at 9 PM.
|Wednesday, October 13||
Today is Christopher Judge‘s birthday!
|Thursday, October 14|
|Friday, October 15||Sci Fi/Australia: SGU 2.03 “Awakening” at 8:30 PM.
Space/Canada: SGU 2.03 “Awakening” at 10 PM ET.
Sanctuary returns to Space (9 PM ET) and Syfy (10 PM ET) with “Kali III” — “Conclusion. Two ships are wrecked and a tidal wave races toward the coast of Mumbai, India, following Wexford’s attempt to kill “Big Bertha.” When Wexford tries to kill the creature again, Magnus risks her life to intervene in the Season 3 premiere. Guest Cast: Paul McGillion: Terrence Wexford” (TV Guide).
|Saturday, October 16||Michael Shanks, Ben Browder, Torri Higginson, and Lexa Doig will be at Armageddon Melbourne today and tomorrow. Corin Nemec was scheduled to be present, but he had to cancel due to the filming of his recurring role as Christian Campbell on Supernatural.|
|Sunday, October 17|
News Flashes and Brief Follow-Ups
- David Hewlett – Last week we reported that Hewlett was filming an episode of The CW’s new show Hellcats. Hewlett tweeted soon thereafter that he was actually going to be filming two episodes. No more details are available, other than that Hewlett enjoyed the location shoot that was near his home and that “this Hellcats is almost like work! Alarmed to discover these kids are as nice as they are good-looking!”
Stargate Universe Press
- Robert Carlyle – Daily Record: Scots actor Robert Carlyle on missing creature comforts when working in Canada; California Chronicle: TV star Rob is homesick.
- Lou Diamond Phillips – Bella Online: Interview – Lou Diamond Phillips, SGU; Boston Herald: Lou Diamond Phillips sparkles in ‘Stargate Universe’ role.
- Brian J. Smith – SciFi and TV Talk Blog: Stargate Universe’s Brian J. Smith Talks About Murder On The Orient Express; Chicago Now: Brian J. Smith introduces ‘SGU’ episode ‘Aftermath’.
- UK Premiere Ratings – ATV Network: Poor return to Sky One for Stargate Universe and Fringe.
- Alaina Huffman, Jamil Walker Smith – Collider: Alaina Huffman and Jamil Walker Smith On Set Video Interview STARGATE UNIVERSE.
- Haig Sutherland – Chicago Now: ‘Stargate Universe’ exclusive: Haig Sutherland and the life of Riley.
- Ming-Na, Lou Diamond Phillips – Mia Verse: STARGATE UNIVERSE: Lou Diamond Phillips And Ming-Na Talk Body-Swapping And The Stargate Legacy.
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):
- Michael Shanks Busy with Several TV Projects.
- Reminder: Robert Picardo in Syfy’s “Monsterwolf” Tonight (October 9).
- Stargate Universe “Aftermath” Ratings.
- Torri Higginson Guests on ABC’s “The Whole Truth” Tonight (October 6).
- Stargate Universe: 2.02 “Aftermath”.
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:
- Richard Dean Anderson – “Facing Kate”/”Fairly Legal” Premieres Jan. 20, 2011.
- SG-1 and SGA Portals Feature Beginnings.
- So, Brad Wright’s “Plan B” Statement About the Movies.
- Hewlett Shooting Two Episodes of “Hellcats”.
- SGU 2.02 “Aftermath” Poll and Discussion.
- Jason Momoa – “Game of Thrones” Production Design Video Feature.
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.