Articles tagged syfy

What Does the Success of ‘Sharknado’ Reveal About Social Media?

In 2013, Syfy's Sharknado became a trending topic on Twitter and a pop culture phenomenon. Here's why none of it matters.

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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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TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 9

PopMatters continues its 10-day countdown of some of the high and lowpoints of the 2010 to 2011 TV season. This time up... the superlative BBC drama Being Human and the oh-so-sad, watered down SyFy version of the show.

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The End Was All Too Near: ‘Stargate Universe: The Complete Final Season’

Without much critical acclaim or ratings, SGU delivered 40 episodes of excellent storytelling.

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25 Feb 2011 // 4:15 AM

The Year in TV: July 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in July 2010.

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10 Dec 2010 // 6:04 AM

The Year in TV: January 2010

Because so many noteworthy things happened in the history of American television this year, it’s best to look at it all one month at a time. So let’s take a look at the biggest events on TV in January 2010.

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‘Riverworld’ Suffers From a Slow-moving Current

This Riverworld reboot improves on the 2003 version, but that's no grand achievement.

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6 Jul 2009 // 4:41 AM

So, what does it mean when a channel called Sci Fi changes its name to Syfy? A. New viewers might watch, curious about the change

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17 Mar 2009 // 5:17 AM

Trying to sound less geeky and, perhaps, save an extra letter on its office stationery, the Sci Fi Channel announced Monday that it is changing

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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