Television Archive

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Which Movie Franchise Could Be Spun-Off To TV?

A huge Hollywood movie franchise could be getting a spin-off from the silver screen to your television screen.And it’s not necessarily good news.

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Who Does Palicki Blame For "Wonder Woman" Not Getting Picked Up?

As the CW attempts to bring Wonder Woman back to television, one of the players from the last (failed) attempt to bring the Amazon princess to our screens is speaking out.


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JMS, Wachowskis Team Up For New Series

he Wachowski siblings and J. Michael Straczynski have teamed up on a new, top secret television project.


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Moore Details What Is Necessary For A New "Trek" TV Show

As Star Trek: The Next Generation celebrates its 25th anniversary this week, many fans may be wondering if we’ll ever see a new Trek series on television.


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"Shannara" TV Series In Development

Terry Brooks’ best selling fantasy universe of Shannara is headed to television.


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"Star Trek: Renegades" Begins Production

Hoping to bring the universe of Star Trek back to television, production has begun on Star Trek: Renegades.


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Which Graphic Novel is Fox Developing As a Series?

Former Burn Notice producer Lisa Joy will develop her Headache graphic novel as a potential television series for Fox.


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7/2/12 – Happy Monday

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For The 1st Time Ever The Elite Force Podcast
Comes to you on Mondays as Walkie and Mindwipe
Returns Along with Good Friend and Head of
The Chris Jones Gaming Network Chris Jones
as They Look at what is Going on in the News
from the World of Sci-Fi

On This Episode:

.Is There Television In Star Trek’s Future?
.Who’s the New Highlander?
.The Gang is Join By Phoenix as he Gives Somes
News about the Upcoming Season 6 of
Star Trek Online
.”Doctor Who” Season Premiere Title Revealed
.Also The Gang Reads E-mails from
Chris Husk and Rosstifer

All This on The
Monday Elite Force Podcast

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Steven Moffat says Yates Who movie would be ‘a heathen thing to do’

After breaking our hearts into a million tiny pieces yesterday with his announcement that Amy and Rory are leaving Doctor Who next year, Steven Moffat may have just made up for it (but only a little) by confirming again that that David Yates’ Who movie reboot is not gonna happen on his watch, calling the whole project “a heathen thing to do” and a “heresy.”

Those were the exact words Steven Moffat used while he and Who star Matt Smith were guests on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Richard Bacon Show earlier today.

The question of that controversial Doctor Who movie “reboot” being planned by Harry Potter director David Yates came up again, and this is what Moffat said:

David (Yates) was talking a little out of turn, there; a very, very brilliant director but no the film as described by him, of course we’re not going to do that—a film that contradicts the television series, it would be a heathen thing to do … I would be ‘beheaded’ to do such a thing!

It would be wonderful to do a Doctor Who film, but when and if we did—and hopefully we will be doing it—it will be very much an offshoot of the television series and we’ll be part of it, and it will star the television Doctor, of course—anything else would be heresy!

Heresy indeed! We’re definitely on the side of Steven Moffat on that subject: A Doctor Who movie should be an offshoot of the beloved sci-fi TV series. You just can’t brush aside almost 50 years of intricate and rich, colorful storytelling just like that.

Don’t you agree?

(via Doctor Who News)

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Koenig To Receive His Hollywood Star

Walter Koenig will finally receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year.

Koenig was the only one of the seven original series actors without a star and fans had campaigned to rectify that oversight.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients today and in addition to Koenig, the following television and movie actors will be receiving stars next year:

  • Adam West (Batman)
  • Valerie Bertinelli (One Day at a Time)
  • Matt Groening (The Simpsons)
  • Mariska Hargitay (Law and Order: Special Victims Unit)
  • Patricia Heaton (Everyone Loves Raymond)
  • Marg Helgenberger (China Beach, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)
  • Jennifer Aniston
  • Vin Diesel
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • John Lasseter
  • Malcolm McDowell
  • Summer Redstone
  • Kate Winslet
  • Richard Burton (posthumous award)

Koenig’s star will now join those of William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols, James Doohan and George Takei on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Recipients have five years from the date of selection to schedule their ceremonies.