Sci Fi Tracker: This Week in Sci Fi – Sultry Sirens, Sexless Skinheads, and Fillion Playing Castle Playing Captain Mal

Sci fi is supposed to be the equal opportunity genre, in which its fictional female occupants are too busy fighting aliens, or time warps, or clones, or zombies, to take time out to do the come hither thing on a bearskin rug, but back on terra firma, skin still sells – especially if it’s formed […]

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Sci Fi Tracker: This Week In Sci Fi – Tardis Tweaks and Yapping Yodas

With autumn in the air (and baseballs flying through it), lots of shows are trending toward drops in viewership. Which shows are on the chopping block already? Which ones might be? And is any of that more frightening than ‘Nosefurratu’? Or the fact that an 8 year old might be pimping Doctor Who’s ride? You […]

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Sci Fi Tracker: This Week in Sci Fi – Primeval Roars Back to Life, Dollhouse Emits Death Rattle, and Zombies Pick Up The Pace

Re-animation is a popular genre topic, and no wonder….it’s nice to imagine that it’s possible to rally from death (even if one is left with an insatiable hunger for brains).  This week, one show finds itself unexpectedly brought back from the dead, whereas another that was already resurrected once now has a shovel poised to […]

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Sci Fi Tracker: This Week in Sci Fi – BSG’s Ex Angel Pounds Pavement, FlashForward Pounds Its Competition, and Pound Cake Never Looked So Good….

Is your DVR crying uncle yet?  What with all the mad scientists, feuding vampire brothers and everyone on earth suddenly boasting 2 minute and 17 second’s worth of psychic prowess, Thursdays in particular just got a whole lot more interesting. But not everyone is caught up in all the ratings ruminations and series spoilers.  Some […]

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Sci Fi Tracker: This Week in Sci Fi – There’s A Cooler Dollhouse Out There (It’s Just Not The One We’ve Been Watching)

If you’re one of those people who feel that Dollhouse somehow wasn’t living up to its potential, it turns out there’s a really good explanation for that inkling: there’s a groovier Dollhouse up and running which has apparently been siphoning up a big chunk of available awesomeness. Oh, and in the giant shell game that […]

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Sci Fi Tracker – This Week in Sci Fi: ‘Diaries’ Sucks Up Viewers; Fox Wants A(nother) Sci Fi Western; and More…

The first of fall’s genre offerings have bolted from the starting gate, and some supernatural tales got better mileage than others.  As if the glut of phantasmal fall fables wasn’t exciting enough, the networks are already planting the next crop…..which has prompted Fox’s sudden interest in sci fi westerns.  But they mean it this time.  […]

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Sci Fi Tracker: This Week In Sci Fi – Mind-Wiped Hobbits, Cannibal Chefs (?), and Still More Torture for TSCC Fans

Is it fall yet?  What about now?  What about………..now? What with the glut of guest star announcements, scintillating spoilers, and suspense-laden trailers, we’re thisclose to enjoying fall’s bodacious bounty. So close, and yet so far. Plus further on the horizon:  Syfy encourages us to imagine not only greater, but weirder. Read on. Is Burbank the […]

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