Stargate Planner: Week of November 15-21

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,   November 15 Beau Bridges will be at the Australia Zoo to celebrate Steve Irwin Day.

Farscape: The Definitive Collection is being released today in the UK. Stargate SG-1 stars Ben Browder and Claudia Black starred. According to The Coventry Telegraph, “This will be the first time a complete DVD collection has been released in the UK.”

From Michael Shanks Online: In other news, according to a video clip posted on the ShockTilYaDrap website, the MTV program “The Seven” will feature the first look at Red Riding Hood. The program airs at 5:00pm/4:00pm Central today. (As always, check your local guides for accurate times.)

Tuesday,   November 16

Syfy: SGU 2.08 “Malice” at 9 PM ET, with a repeat at 11 PM.

Sky1/UK: SGU 2.07 “The Greater Good” at 9 PM.

Wednesday, November 17 David Hewlett in HELLCATS

As it turned out, last week’s episode of Hellcats was the first in which David Hewlett made an appearance as Dr. Eagan. Hewlett’s second appearance is suspected to be in tonight’s episode, “Pledging My Love”, and then there is a third appearance later on in the season. If you missed watching last week’s episode live, you can stream it from The CW’s Hellcats Video “Finish What We Started” webpage.

Thursday,   November 18

SGU 1.13 “Faith” on New Zealand’s Prime TV at 8:30 PM.

David Nykl (Dr. Radek Zelenka) can be seen in tonight’s episode of Fringe, “The Abducted”. The storyline from IMDb: “When a serial kidnapper “over there” strikes again, the emotional and familiar case hits home for Colonel Broyles, sending a determined Olivia to uncover additional details about the abductions. In the meantime, Olivia fights on and reunites with Henry to enlist his services on an intense and covert mission to return home.” Tune in at 9 PM ET on FOX, but if you miss it, visit Hulu.

Friday,   November 19

Sci Fi/Australia: SGU 2.08 “Malice” at 8:30 PM.

Space/Canada: SGU 2.08 “Malice” at 10 PM ET.

Michael Shanks can be seen as Captain Shaw of the Dallas Strike Force in tonight’s episode of The Good Guys, “Supercops”, on FOX at 9 PM ET. TV Guide describes the episode, “A stolen truck investigation leads Jack and Dan to a diamond heist, and Dan learns that Jack is pursuing a spot in an elite police unit.” If you miss it, you can catch it on Hulu soon after airing.

Saturday, November 20 Today is Ming-Na‘s birthday!
Sunday, November 21

News Notes

News Flashes and Brief Follow-Ups

  • Michael Shanks – MSOL has announced that Shanks has completed the filming of the Smallville episode “Icarus” and is heading straight into filming a new movie role. Shanks informed his official website about his new project, “The movie is called Hangar 14. Starring Stone Cold Steve Austin, I play the baddie Russian Gangster Demetrius. Films in Squamish [British Columbia] for a few weeks.” These projects meant that he had to cancel his appearance at the Chevron 7.5 convention this weekend.

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.