Battlestar Galactica

‘Falling Skies’ Almost Ended the Series on a Much More Sinister Note

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 31, 2015 @ 1:58 PM
Whether or not TNT’s Falling Skies succeeded in keeping its fans happy through five seasons, last night saw the Spielberg-produced alien-actioner finally wrapping things up, as Tom Mason clinched the defeat of Earth’s alien invaders. Now, showrunner David Eick discusses how the ending originally had a much more sinister tone, and what Battlestar Galactica alum snuck in a surprise cameo.

Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Casts Edward James Olmos As…Someone!

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 8, 2015 @ 12:52 PM
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Peggy Carter has proven an exceptional substitute for Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ while season 2 breaks until March, but Coulson and the team won’t exactly have smooth sailing upon their return. ‘Battlestar Galactica’ boss Edward James Olmos will cause some hefty frakkin’ trouble for the ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ in March, but as whom?

Glen A. Larson, Creator of ‘Knight Rider,’ ‘Battlestar Galactica,’ and More Beloved Classic TV Series, Passes Away at 77

by Britt Hayes November 15, 2014 @ 1:41 PM
Television producer, writer, and creator Glen A. Larson has passed away at the age of 77. Larson's contributions to television include such beloved classics as ‘Knight Rider,’ ‘Magnum P.I.,’ the original ‘Battlestar Galactica,’ and he was involved in the development of ‘The Six Million Dollar Man.’ The three-time Emmy-nominated Larson began his career in 1956 as a member of the music group The Four Preps, and transitioned into television, working on the 1966 series ‘The Fugitive.’

'Parks and Recreation' Season 6 Wrap-Up: Producers Talk Time Jump, Jon Hamm and More

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 25, 2014 @ 10:24 AM
Of all the series we'd never have expected to shake things up with a time jump, NBC's 'Parks and Recreation' went lightyears ahead in "Moving Up" to its sixth season finale last night. And while NBC hasn't confirmed the seventh season as its last, producer Mike Schur got on the horn to discuss the show's surprising fast-forward, including one very 'Mad' man cameo, and what it means for the future Pawnee of 2017.

'Battlestar Galactica' to Find New Life as a Movie Franchise With 'Transcendence' Scripter

by Damon Houx April 7, 2014 @ 7:30 PM
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Universal is now working on a third version of 'Battlestar Galactica,' this time for the big screen, and have hired 'Transcendence' screenwriter Jack Paglen to write it. As when did it, it's likely that it will take the basic outline and go its own way with it (though there will surely be Cylons and a character named Starbuck).

'Supernatural' Season 9 Adds 'Batlestar' Vet Tahmoh Penikett for Angelic New Role

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 6, 2013 @ 5:30 PM
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The events of 'Supernatural' season 8 finale "Sacrifice" sent a huge number of potential new characters hurtling from the sky, and it seems season 9 has tapped yet another 'Battlestar Galactica' star and all-around genre vet for the first of them. Tahmoh Penikett will appear in the October 8 premiere to kick off a multi-episode arc in season 9, but who might the star have fallen from grace to play?

Starz Orders 'Battlestar' Creator Ron Moore's Time Travel Romance 'Outlander'

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 1, 2013 @ 8:00 PM
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As excited as we were for 'Battlestar Galactica' creator Ron Moore to return for Syfy's upcoming original series 'Helix,' it seems the prolific sci-fi vet has an even higher-profile gig at Starz! The cable network has officially issued a series order to time travel romance 'Outlander,' based on the popular Diana Gabaldon books of the same name, but just how involved will Ron Moore be?

'Falling Skies' Season 4: 'Battlestar Galactica's David Eick Takes Over As Showrunner

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 16, 2013 @ 10:21 PM
TNT's alien action-drama 'Falling Skies' won't air its third season until Sunday June 9, but already the acclaimed series has made a major change in anticipation of a fourth season pickup. Season 2 and 3 showrunner Remi Aubuchon will step down from the series, tasking former 'Battlestar Galactica' and fellow 'Caprica' showrunner David Eick to take his place, but will anything change for 'Falling Skies' season 4? Find out about the future of the series inside!

Syfy's 'Helix': First Trailer for 'Battlestar Galactica' Creator Ron Moore's New Series

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 16, 2013 @ 12:30 AM
Among Syfy's numerous pilot offerings for the 2013-14 pilot season, we're most excited to get a look at 'Helix,' a dark new sci-fi thriller executive produced by 'Battlestar Galactica' redux creator and show-runner Ron Moore. The hotly-anticipated new series has just given out its first teaser trailer, but is it as dark and unsettling as we've dreamed? Get a first look at Ron Moore's new Syfy thriller 'Helix' inside!

Syfy Orders 'Battlestar Galactica' Creator Ron Moore's 'Helix' to Series

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 7, 2013 @ 7:00 PM
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No, it's not another 'Battlestar Galactica' prequel in the vein of the recent 'Blood & Chrome,' but we'll take any excuse to get series creator Ron Moore's work back on TV. Following initial reports in January, Syfy has officially ordered the 'Battlestar Galactica' helmer's new sci-fi series 'Helix' for a full 13 episodes, but will Moore himself be at the helm? Find out the genetic make-up of Ron Moore's new series 'Helix' inside!