Articles tagged battlestar galactica

20 Jan 2016 // 3:00 AM

White Jumpsuits: Sci-Fi TV of the Disco Era

Despite skin-tight jumpsuits, dodgy special effects, and silly plots, "disco-era" sci-fi helped US TV became comfortable with ideas too big, too strange, or too disturbing for a "mundane" context.

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TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 6

There was both good and bad news for the so-called geek and nerd audience, as Fringe survived its move to Friday night, but they were left with no Space Opera with the cancellation of Caprica and Stargate Universe.

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The Death of Utopia: ‘Firefly’ and the Return to Human Realism in TV Sci-Fi

Joss Whedon's science fiction western Firefly was revolutionary in several ways, not least its embrace of a degree of realism regarding human motivation, in contrast to the utopianism of earlier TV sci-fi such as Star Trek.

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A Happy New Year of Science Fiction, or 2010 Repackaged?

Before viewers resolve to watch or avoid new SF offerings, they might want to look carefully at the packaging. Among the shiny new series are also remakes and pilots being “re-gifted” to a new audience.

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The New Champion: An Interview with Bear McCreary of ‘Human Target’

Bear McCreary’s musical versatility has made him one of the most sought-after composers in television. In an interview with PopMatters, McCreary reveals his unabashed love of film and television scoring as he talks about his latest release, the soundtrack to Season One of Human Target.

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19 Nov 2010 // 11:59 AM

2011’s TV Trend: Remakes

The 2010 TV season is barely over, but the networks have already examined what did or didn’t work. The biggest new hit, CBS’ Hawaii 5-0

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Mondays

If you want to know what’s new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.

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12 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

Top 10 Episodes of 2009

As I continue to look back on the best TV of 2009, these are the ten best episodes...

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11 Jun 2009 // 7:09 AM

Fox has made official the news that Entertainment Weekly broke on Monday: Katee Sackhoff, who’s best known for playing Kara “Starbuck” Thrace on “Battlestar

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With ‘Caprica,’ Ronald D. Moore flies ‘Battlestar Galactica’ to its past

Ronald D. Moore just spent more than half a decade working on the television series “Battlestar Galactica.” The result was a four-season run on the

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30 Jan 2009 // 3:18 AM

‘Battlestar Galactica’ nears the finish line

Ron Moore helped take a rather cheesy old TV series called “Battlestar Galactica” (1978-79) and make it something special. As co-executive producer and writer of

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Battlestar Galactica: Season 4.0

This show has undeniably advanced and changed the landscape of dramatic television.

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22 Jan 2009 // 2:50 AM

‘Battlestar Galactica’ exec answers the burning questions

There were several “holy cow” moments in Friday’s powerful and affecting “Battlestar Galactica” (10 p.m. EST Friday, Sci Fi) episode. Don’t read on

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4 Dec 2008 // 5:00 AM

“Battlestar Galactica” kicks off its final set of episodes Jan. 16, and airs its series finale March 20. But longtime fans shouldn’t mourn its passing too

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3 Apr 2008 // 4:56 AM

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA 10 p.m. EDT Friday Sci Fi The best science fiction, like the best fiction generally, focuses on what makes us human. Even when

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Tricia Helfer Although there are hints and spoilers and even an eight-minute summary of the show out there in cyberspace, fans of Sci Fi Channel’

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2 Aug 2007 // 1:45 AM

A few more notes regarding “Battlestar Galactica” come from the Comic-Con panel on the series and also from a press conference that followed it. Lucy

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9 Jul 2007 // 1:07 AM

Hanging with the cool kids on ‘Galactica’

When asked about the Sci Fi Channel series “Battlestar Galactica,” which airs on the same network as his series, “Eureka” (and films across town in

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7 Jun 2007 // 9:30 AM

‘Battlestar Galactica’ nearing the end of its mission

Last week, the news broke that the Sci Fi Channel series “Battlestar Galactica” is ending for good after its upcoming fourth season. So a June 1

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5 Jun 2007 // 4:11 AM

‘Battlestar Galactica’ producers discuss the end

The official announcement didn’t come until Friday, but “Battlestar Galactica’s” executive producers had an idea that the show was nearing its end point

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