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'Babylon 5' Star Michael O'Hare Dies

September 30th, 2012 2:17pm EDT
Michael O'Hare
Babylon 5 star Michael O'Hare has died at the age of 60.

The actor, who starred as Commander Jeffrey Sinclair in the sci-fi series, passed away on Friday, five days after he suffered a heart attack and slipped into a coma.

Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski has paid tribute to O'Hare, calling his loss a terrible blow.

He writes in a post on Facebook.com, "This is a terrible loss for all B5 (Babylon 5) fans, and everyone involved with the show wishes to convey their condolences to the O'Hare family. He was an amazing man."

O'Hare was a regular cast member in the first season of Bab...
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Five Most Underrated & Overrated TV Shows At Comic-Con

August 8th, 2008 10:31am EDT
Heroes
Two weeks ago, nerds, geeks, and those "just going to San Diego for the weekend to check out the beaches" poured into Comic-Con 2008 in all their "Babylon 5"-clad glory.

Comic-Con is an ever-evolving beast. It started as a few dozen collectors meeting in a basement in San Diego to trade and discuss comics. Now it is an event so massive it shuts down an entire city for the weekend.

Comic-Con also holds a tremendous amount of power nowadays. Nervous directors unveil scenes from their latest superhero big-screen opus to the attendees, well-aware that a lukewarm response could spe...
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'Firefly,' 'Blade Runner' Top Sci Fi 'Visions For Tomorrow' Poll

June 17th, 2008 11:40am EDT
Firefly
SCI FI's Visions For Tomorrow conducted a "Top Things To Read, Watch, And Do To Save The World" online poll to discover which works of science fiction film, television, and literature resonate most with people and the courses of action they inspire. Visions for Tomorrow is a public affairs initiative utilizing the power of science fiction to positively impact the future.

As evidenced by the nearly 20,000 who cast their vote, science fiction's influence on popular culture is undeniable. Crowning the lists are: Blade Runner, the film depicting a dystopian Los Angeles in the year 2019; Ge...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 4

September 4th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Beyonce Knowles
Happy Birthday to pop superstar Beyonce Knowles (1981), "American Beauty" actor Wes Bentley (1978), New Found Glory bassist Ian Grushka (1977), Pussycat Doll Carmit Bachar (1974), Sepultura drummer Igor Cavalera (1970), baseball catcher Mike Piazza (1968), comedic actor Damon Wayans (1960), "Babylon 5" actress Patricia Tallman (1957), Quicksilver Messenger Service drummer Gary Duncan and guitarist Greg Elmore (both 1946), actress Mitzi Gaynor (1931), "Bewitched" actor Dick York (1928; d. 1992), and English actor Nigel Bruce (1895; d. 1953).
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 6

May 6th, 2007 3:00am EDT
George Clooney
Happy Birthday to Slovenian model Melania Knauss (1970), late "National Lampoon's European Vacation" actress Dana Hill (1964; d. 1996), "Good Night, And Good Luck" star George Clooney (1961), "Touched By An Angel" star Roma Downey (1960), Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair (1953), "Babylon 5" actor Michael O'Hare (1952), singer Mary MacGregor (1948), rock and roll singer Bob Seger (1945), country singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore (1945), storied boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter (1937), baseball legend Willie Mays (1931), film legend Orson Welles (1915; d. 1985), Italian actor Rudolph Va...
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'Babylon 5' Made-For-Video Movie To Be Released Next Year

November 14th, 2006 10:47am EST
Babylon 5
Warner Home Video and Warner Bros. Television have started production of "Babylon 5: The Lost Tales," a made-for-video movie that will be targeted towards the Babylon 5 loyal audience and science-fiction fans in general.

On an immense space station built by the Earth Alliance in the 2250s, the crew of Babylon 5 are charged with maintaining the peace among the various alien races by providing a sanctuary where grievances and negotiations can be worked out among duly appointed ambassadors. Aside from its diplomatic function, Babylon 5 also serves as a military post for Earth and a port ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 4

September 4th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Beyonce Knowles
Happy Birthday to pop superstar Beyonce Knowles (1981), "American Beauty" actor Wes Bentley (1978), New Found Glory bassist Ian Grushka (1977), Pussycat Doll Carmit Bachar (1974), Sepultura drummer Igor Cavalera (1970), baseball catcher Mike Piazza (1968), comedic actor Damon Wayans (1960), "Babylon 5" actress Patricia Tallman (1957), Quicksilver Messenger Service drummer Gary Duncan and guitarist Greg Elmore (both 1946), actress Mitzi Gaynor (1931), "Bewitched" actor Dick York (1928; d. 1992), and English actor Nigel Bruce (1895; d. 1953).
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'Friends,' 'The Jetsons' & More Now Available at iTunes

July 25th, 2006 4:18pm EDT
The Jetsons
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group and Apple today announced that classic hit programming from Warner Bros.' vast television library is now available for purchase and download on the iTunes Music Store.

The new content features favorites such as the hugely popular sitcom Friends, sci-fi epic Babylon 5 and some of the most popular sketches from MADtv, as well as animated classics including The Jetsons and The Flintstones. iTunes offers over 150 TV shows for $1.99 per episode for viewing on a computer or iPod.

Also available is the never-before-seen pilot episode of "Aquaman" – ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 6

May 6th, 2006 3:00am EDT
George Clooney
Happy Birthday to Slovenian model Melania Knauss (1970), late "National Lampoon's European Vacation" actress Dana Hill (1964; d. 1996), "Good Night, And Good Luck" star George Clooney (1961), "Touched By An Angel" star Roma Downey (1960), Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair (1953), "Babylon 5" actor Michael O'Hare (1952), singer Mary MacGregor (1948), rock and roll singer Bob Seger (1945), country singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore (1945), storied boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter (1937), baseball legend Willie Mays (1931), film legend Orson Welles (1915; d. 1985), Italian actor Rudolph Va...
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