EXCLUSIVE: Mark A. Altman talks about chronicling the franchise in his upcoming book
by BRYANT L. GRIFFIN
'Outlander' sets up writers room ... pickup next?
Starz hasn't given an official word on whether it will move forward with Ronald D. Moore's latest science-fiction project. But it's likely they wouldn't go through the time and expense of opening a writer's room (and hiring writers to go in it) if they weren't going to do it. So unofficially, Moo ...Read More
New series, 'Helix,' part of his Sony Pictures Television deal
Fans knew it wouldn't take long for Ronald D. Moore to make a triumphant return to Syfy. The developer of the rebooted "Battlestar Galactica" series that helped put the cable channel on the map, is reportedly returning for a new series he has developed through Sony PIctures Television. "Helix" ...Read More
Project involves 'Battlestar Galactica's' Ronald D. Moore
It's probably the only show in history with enough episodes written to earn it a syndication contract, but not a single episode produced. That is the story behind the long bally-hooed live-action Star Wars television series that creator George Lucas has teased for a long time. And while everythin ...Read More
Latest project from 'Battlestar Galactica' developer for Sony TV
Life after "Battlestar Galactica" may now continue for Ronald D. Moore. The acclaimed developer and executive producer of the signature Syfy series is set to take on a fantasy romance project based on the "Outlander" novel series from author Diana Gabaldon. It's a project that Sony Pictures Telev ...Read More
UPDATED: Could Warner Bros. shop 'Fringe' elsewhere?
If anyone is trying to discard the reputation of Fox of not giving science-fiction shows a chance, network president Kevin Reilly says he hopes what's happening to "Fringe" changes that. Despite operating in the red for the last couple of seasons for the network, Reilly has kept the show around. ...Read More
Could the 'Battlestar Galactica' reunion actually pulled it off?
I'm not sure how legal it is, but the Sony Television pilot of "17th Precinct" leaked online this week. From "Battlestar Galactica's" Ronald D. Moore, NBC had a chance to pick up a police procedural in a world that was very different from ours. Where magic is the norm and science is a fringe myt ...Read More
Documentary from Eugene W. Roddenberry debuts Nov. 30 on Science
Director Scott Colthorp and narrator Eugene W. Roddenberry Jr. are set to finally debut their documentary "Trek Nation" on the Science cable channel Nov. 30. But getting from there to here was a path that took years -- and more than once almost seemed dead in its tracks. "Trek Nation" is a celebr ...Read More
Rod Roddenberry's documentary celebrating Star Trek finally set to premiere
Several years ago, I was one of the few honored with the chance to see a rough cut of a documentary Eugene W. Roddenberry Jr. and director Scott Colthorp was making called "Trek Nation." Even then, the project had been in development for a few years, and I was now excited to finally see what Rod ...Read More
Reportedly suffered a stroke. She was 85
The literary world has lost one of its greats. Anne McCaffrey, the author of nearly 100 science-fiction and fantasy books, died Nov. 21. She was 85. Random House, her longtime publisher, confirmed her death to Media Bistro on Tuesday. Reports are that McCaffrey suffered a stroke, and died peac ...Read More