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New STAR TREK Comic Features All Six Doctors (If You Believe That’s Bashir)

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IDW announced a special Star Trek comic today, featuring all six doctors, that ties in with a global competition to develop a real tricorder (aka $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE). Star Trek Special: Flesh and Stone, written by longtime Star Trek scribes Scott and David Tipton, takes place at a Starfleet medical conference, which is crashed by a deadly metamorphic virus.  The EMH and Doctors Beverly Crusher, Julian Bashir ... Read More »

ATLANTIS: Production Begins on Season 2

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BBC America announced late last week that production has begun on Atlantis season 2. BBC AMERICA’s fantasy co-production, Atlantis, from the creators of Merlin and Misfits, has begun production on season two. The series follows the adventures of Jason (Jack Donnelly, Dancing on the Edge), Hercules (Mark Addy, Game of Thrones) and Pythagoras (Robert Emms, War Horse) who battle against ... Read More »

DA VINCI’S DEMONS: Season 2 Premieres Tonight!

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Da Vinci’s Demons returns tonight with the premiere of season 2 on STARZ premium cable. I have not had the opportunity to screen the episode yet, but I can confirm that Sid appears as The Turk. “The Blood of Man” sees chaos erupt as the Pazzis strike and Leonardo da Vinci is forced to gamble for the future of Florence. Meanwhile, Riario races ahead ... Read More »

DA VINCI’S DEMONS: Season 1 Marathon Begins March 17

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In case you missed the first season of Da Vinci’s Demons, or want to refresh your memory before season 2 launches on March 22, STARZ is re-airing the entire season in two-episode blocks beginning March 17. Mon. March 17th 7pm Episode 101 “The Hanged Man” 8pm Episode 102 “The Serpent” Tues. March 18th 7pm Episode 103 “The Prisoner” 8pm Episode ... Read More »

ATLANTIS US: “Hunger Pangs”

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A new photo from episode 1.11 of Atlantis shows King Minos on a sick bed. The synopsis for this week’s episode doesn’t mention the storyline, but it becomes a major part of the plot as the series heads toward it’s first season finale. Penniless and starving, Jason cannot believe his luck when he stumbles across an abandoned feast. Temptation proves ... Read More »

DA VINCI’S DEMONS: Season 2 Premiere Date + New Trailer

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STARZ announced today that Da Vinci’s Demons season 2 will premiere in the U.S. on Saturday, March 22 at 9/8c. Season 2 finds Florence thrown into chaos in the wake of the Pazzi conspiracy.  Lorenzo is gravely ill and Leonardo da Vinci must push the limits of his mind and body to defend the city against the forces of Rome. While ... Read More »

A Couple of Positive Comments About Sid in the ATLANTIS Finale

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WARNING: Minor spoilers for US viewers! The first season of Atlantis recently wrapped up in the UK, and reviews of the season 1 finale overall were mixed. However, Sid’s role as King Minos was pretty much universally praised. Here are a few comments from reviewers: Den of Geek: “With only a few moments of dialogue, Alexander Siddig puts in a ... Read More »

ATLANTIS US: “Rules of Engagement”

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This week on Atlantis in America, Jason is heartbroken and does the only thing a man can do in that situation: fight to the death. When Jason learns of Ariadne’s betrothal to Heptarian, he is brokenhearted. With nothing to lose and everything to gain, he enters into a brutal fighting tournament to honour the nuptials – lining up with a ... Read More »

ATLANTIS US: “The Song of the Sirens”

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This week on Atlantis in America, Hercules’ quest to win Medusa’s heart takes a toxic turn. Desperate to win over Medusa’s heart, Hercules pays a to visit to a powerful witch, Circe (Lucy Cohu). But events take a malevolent turn when Hercules realises he has unleashed a potent but toxic enchantment that threatens to turn his burgeoning hope into unbearable ... Read More »

ATLANTIS UK: “Touched by the Gods Pt. 2″ {Season Finale}

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The first season of Atlantis draws to a close on BBC One tonight, and it looks like it will go out with a bang! Minos’ health continues to fade as Pasiphae’s scheming reaches its zenith. She sentences Ariadne to a gruesome execution not even the worst of enemies would deserve. Now that the court’s loyalty is with the Queen, Jason ... Read More »