Star Trekkin’ in to a New Series (but not where you think)

This morning news broke out via Deadline that CBS was about to announce a new Star Trek TV series. Fans didn’t have to wait long, as the Tiffany Network just announced this afternoon  the first details about the developing series. The new, as yet in subtitled, Star Trek spin off is expected to premiere in January 2017.  It will even receive a special preview broadcast on the CBS Television Network (perhaps following a 2017 NFL Playoff game?). but after that, fans will have to look a little harder to find the show. It will move to CBS All Access, the … Continue reading

Allons-Y! Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Adventures Announced From Big Finish

David Tennant is returning as the Tenth Doctor alongside Catherine Tate as his companion Donna Noble in three Doctor Who Audio Dramas! Rumored to be in the works for a while now, Big Finish made the official announcement this morning, fittingly, at 10 o’clock. ‘I still remember the sense of joy I had when I heard that David had been asked to play the Doctor,’ says Big Finish executive producer Jason Haigh-Ellery. ‘We were all so pleased for him — as we knew how much Doctor Who meant to him. And now David comes full circle, back doing Doctor Who … Continue reading

Star Wars The Force Awakens Trailer drops

No point writing much here, you’re not reading it.  You just want to see the 2+ minutes of new Star Wars goodness.  So here it is.  So much to be excited about, but almost 2 months to wait!  But if you’re the kind of person who knows they have to see it first, you’re in luck. Ticket sales for the sequel also went live today, just after the spot aired during tonight’s  Giants/Eagles game on ESPN  (a nice bit of corporate synergy from the Mouse House).  What do you think?   Is the Force strong with this one?

New York Comic Con Returns! Day One at the Con

It’s that time of year, my favorite time in New York City. The weather gets a bit cooler, post-season baseball is getting into full swing, and hockey and college football both have returned.  Oh and it’s time for my yearly nerd pilgrimage to the far west side of Manhattan, to New York Comic Con.  As a bonus, the city has finally completed the 7 train extension, and now you can take the subway all the way to 34th and 11th, just a stone’s throw from the Jacob Javits Center (and the new station is is quite the site) Thursdays used … Continue reading

Sherlock Returns this Christmas

It’s been almost two years since the last new episode of the BBC’s hit series Sherlock aired. The wait has been long, but is nearly over, and to prove it, here is the first trailer for the upcoming Sherlock Christmas special.   Unconnected to the series, which is set in modern London, this special is set in the classic Holmes period (the late 19th Century) but it does feature the 21st cast, including stars Benedict Cumberbatch(Shelock), and Martin Freeman (Watson) along with Amanda Abbington (Mary Watson), Rupert Graves (Inspector Lastrade), and Una Stubbs (Mrs. Hudson). The special airs this holiday … Continue reading