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Need Something To Watch? Check Out BBC America (They Have More Than Funny Accents)

1/4/2008 12:59pm EST
Torchwood
Oh these cold winter months. In years past we could warm ourselves with the knowledge that our favorite shows would return in the new year and provide us with solid entertainment until May. Unfortunately all that changed this year.

With the Writers Guild of America still on the picket lines, faithful television watchers must look elsewhere for new entertainment. This means venturing into the uncharted realm of expanded digital cable. Nestled within this wasteland of depravity and cooking shows lies BBC America. Is it a beacon of light in the darkness? We'd like to think that it is. So...
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Starpulse Names The Best Sci-Fi On TV

11/6/2007 10:38am EST
Heroes
While most of us might enjoy watching a good primetime drama show like "Law & Order," "CSI" or "Grey's Anatomy" we cannot forget that there are also some amazing sci-fi shows currently playing on television.

Current Sci-Fi

One of those wonders is "Stargate Atlantis" (Sci-Fi channel, Friday 10/9central) which is a spin off of "Stargate SG-1." The show has run for four seasons and has been renewed for yet another thrilling fifth season. As the team of explorers gets used to their new leader Col. Samantha Carter, who has been reassigned from "SG-1," we also see them in continued tur...
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Chip Davis, aka Mannheim Steamroller, Releases 'Halloween Music 2'

10/26/2007 6:00pm EDT
Mannheim Steamroller
Mannheim Steamroller composer and founder Chip Davis has done it again. After hitting the #1 spot on the Billboard charts with 2003's Halloween, his first foray into the nation's second biggest retail holiday, Chip is continuing his holiday takeover with a new 3-disc set that includes a 13-track music disc, a brand new sound effects CD, and in true over-the-top Steamroller style, a DVD complete with a new "Creatures of the Night" dance (a.k.a. "Thriller" meets "The Macarena") created specially for Mannheim Steamroller.

Halloween 2 features new digital takes of traditional Halloween fa...
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SCI FI Channel Unveils Summer Programming

4/27/2007 10:11am EDT
Eureka
SCI FI Channel is about to launch its biggest summer yet with a lineup featuring all-new originals and the return of some of last year's most popular shows. Last year's record-breaking hit dramedy Eureka returns as does an even bigger season of the competition series Who Wants to be A Superhero? with Stan Lee, all-new investigations with the Ghost Hunters, and season 3 of Doctor Who.

Summer will also introduce viewers to a contemporary re-imagined take on Flash Gordon, the investigative adventure reality series Destination Truth and the mind-twisting British mentalist Derren Brown.

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'Doctor Who' Producers Want Jessica Simpson Cameo

2/7/2007 9:25am EST
Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson is in talks to appear in cult British sci-fi show Doctor Who, it has been reported. Bosses at the BBC are approaching A-list stars to cameo in the upcoming series in an attempt to add a touch of Hollywood glamor to the show and have contacted Jessica.

A source said: "It's a great idea. Having Jessica on the show will help sell it to the US."

Sexy Jessica Biel is also rumored to be on TV bosses' hit list. Biel - who starred in Blade Trinity and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake - was recently linked to Justin Timberlake after she joined him on a snow-boarding holid...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 1

2/1/2007 3:00am EST
Lisa Marie Presley
Happy Birthday to Outkast half Big Boi (1975), Jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman (1969), comedian Pauly Shore (1968), rock royalty Lisa Marie Presley (1968), martial arts actor Brandon Lee (1965; d. 1993), "B" movie star Sherilyn Fenn (1965), "Lost In Space" actor Bill Mumy (1954), Heartbreaker Mike Campbell (1950), "Doctor Who" actress Elisabeth Sladen (1948), Mr. Jefferson Sherman Hemsley (1938), SNL alum Garrett Morris (1937), Everly Brothers half Don Everly (1937), gospel singer George Beverly Shea (1909), and "Gone With The Wind" star Clark Gable (1901; d. 1960).
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New TV on DVD, Jan. 16

1/16/2007 8:00am EST
The King of Queens
Season seven of The King of Queens arrives in stores this week. Package delivery truck driver Doug Heffernan (Kevin James), who lives in Queens with his wife, Carrie, likes to hang out with his pals in his sports-bar basement where they all kid around and knock back the brewskis. Also on DVD: Doctor Who season two.
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'Seinfeld' Gets Top Honors at TV DVD Awards

10/5/2006 10:52am EDT
Seinfeld
Seasons five and six of Seinfeld won top honors at the third annual “TV DVD Awards,” presented Wednesday night in Century City, Calif. The collections won the coveted “Best of Show” award, with judges praising bonus materials such as cast commentaries, deleted scenes and "Sein-Imation" takes on various scenes from the show.

Jack Klugman, star of The Odd Couple, and Robert Conrad, of "Wild Wild West" fame, were honored with the third annual TV DVD Lifetime Achievement Award.

Other TV DVD Award winners, in 15 categories selected by consumers through a month-long online vote:

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Celebrity Birthdays, February 1

2/1/2006 3:00am EST
Lisa Marie Presley
Happy Birthday to Outkast half Big Boi (1975), Jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman (1969), comedian Pauly Shore (1968), rock royalty Lisa Marie Presley (1968), martial arts actor Brandon Lee (1965; d. 1993), "B" movie star Sherilyn Fenn (1965), "Lost In Space" actor Bill Mumy (1954), Heartbreaker Mike Campbell (1950), "Doctor Who" actress Elisabeth Sladen (1948), Mr. Jefferson Sherman Hemsley (1938), SNL alum Garrett Morris (1937), Everly Brothers half Don Everly (1937), gospel singer George Beverly Shea (1909), and "Gone With The Wind" star Clark Gable (1901; d. 1960).
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Charlotte Church May Star In Dr. Who Spin-off

10/24/2005 9:36am EDT
Charlotte Church
Charlotte Church has been hotly-tipped to star in a new TV series - as a raunchy devil-worshipper.

The Welsh beauty is currently in talks to play a vampish teenager in 'Torchwood', a 'Dr Who' spin-off for adults. A show insider told Daily Mirror newspaper: "Charlotte is a big fan of Dr Who and she was thrilled when we approached her with the part. The role is ideally suited to her - she is beautiful but can be very vampish when she wants."

Another source told Scotland's Daily Record newspaper: "We couldn't think of anyone better than Charlotte to play a teenage devil worshipper." ...
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