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 18|
|Tuesday, October 19||
Syfy: SGU 2.04 “Pathogen” at 9 PM ET, with a repeat at 11 PM.
Sky1/UK: SGU 2.03 “Awakening” at 9 PM.
Sanctuary makes its Season Three premiere with Paul McGillion returning as Terrence Wexford in the conclusion to “Kali” on the UK’s Watch at 9 PM. Details about his return and about this new season in general can be found in our previous blog entry.
Cartoon Network’s Tower Prep premieres tonight at 8 PM ET/PT. Michael Shanks is due to appear in the third episode as Professor Literature.
|Wednesday, October 20|
|Thursday, October 21||Beau Bridges is due to accept the Outstanding Family Award on behalf of the family of Lloyd Bridges tonight at the Fourth Annual Champions for Families Awards Dinner at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.|
|Friday, October 22||
Sci Fi/Australia: SGU 2.04 “Pathogen” at 8:30 PM.
Space/Canada: SGU 2.04 “Pathogen” at 10 PM ET.
Sanctuary episode “Firewall” on Space (9 PM ET) and Syfy (10 PM ET). Guest Cast: Paul McGillion: Terrence Wexford.
The movie My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend premieres in the United States today exclusively at MegaPlex 17 at the Jordon Commons in Sandy and MegaPlex 20 at The District in South Jordan, Utah. Beau Bridges co-stars with Alyssa Milano in this film that was shot in its entirety in the state of Utah, so this first screening holds significance to local production crews.
|Saturday, October 23||Richard Dean Anderson and Beau Bridges are scheduled to attend the Sea Shepherd gala tonight in Los Angeles.
Michael Shanks, Ben Browder, and Torri Higginson are scheduled to appear at the Armageddon Expo this weekend (October 23-24) in Auckland, New Zealand. Make sure to visit the event’s website for the rest of the guest list and schedule.
Kavan Smith (Maj. Evan Lorne) can be seen in Hallmark Channel’s new movie Growing the Big One at 9 PM ET (repeats at 11 PM ET). Shannen Doherty, Aaron Pearl, and Smith co-star in this story about a woman (Doherty) who needs money to keep her grandfather’s farm from foreclosure. She decides to grow the largest pumpkin to win a $50,000 prize. Her neighbor (Smith) helps her with the project, but they end up “cultivating something much more evergreen.”
|Sunday, October 24|
News Flashes and Brief Follow-Ups
- SG-1 and SGA Portals – Each Friday, a new feature is posted to the Portal pages. This past Friday, the episodes that our readers chose as their favorites in our seasonal polls were covered. Visit the SG-1 Portal to discuss “The Torment of Tantalus” and the SGA Portal to discuss “Vegas”. This Friday, the key word is “smithereens”, so check back to find out what that means for our shows.
Stargate Universe Press
- Episode Spoilers – Spoiler summaries have been added for SGU 2.05 “Cloverdale” and SGU 2.06 “Trial and Error” in the episode guides in the Stargate Wiki.
- Alaina Huffman – Chicago Now – Show Patrol: Alaina Huffman: The drama queen of ‘Stargate Universe’.
- Robert Carlyle – AP: Robert Carlyle on Destiny of ‘Stargate’ Season (YouTube video interview).
- Jamil Walker Smith – Gateworld: Passion and Discipline.
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):
- Reminder: Paul McGillion Returns to “Sanctuary” Tonight (Oct. 15) (Syfy).
- Stargate Universe “Awakening” Ratings.
- Tapping Narrates New Syfy Web Series “Riese”.
- Stargate Universe: 2.03 “Awakening”.
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:
- Update on Browder’s “Naught for Hire” Comic Books.
- Bridges’ “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend” Gets US Screening Oct. 22.
- SG-1 and SGA Portals Feature Readers’ Favorites.
- Stargate SG-1 DVDs Gold Box Spotlight Today at Amazon! (October 15).
- Bridges and Anderson and Sea Shepherd.
- Joe Flanigan or Nathan Fillion for Uncharted Movie Role?
- “Sanctuary” S3 Premiere Dates for USA, Canada, UK.
- Stargate SG-1 Coming to AXN Sci-Fi in Italy.
- Stargate Universe: 2.03 “Awakening” (Poll and Discussion).
- McGillion, Nykl in Short Films Screening at VIFF.
- Richard Dean Anderson, Photographer at Charity Fundraiser.
- Lots of New Images from Momoa’s “Conan”.
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.