sf/f TV development news - 2013

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  1. RJDiogenes

    RJDiogenes Idealistic Cynic and Canon Champion Premium Member

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    Wayward Pines does seem to evoke more Prisoner paranoia than Twin Peaks eccentricity. Hieroglyph has possibilities, but I just hope they're not really going to use that CW-style pop music in the show.
     
  2. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    ABC's descriptions of their new SF/F shows:

    Drama:

    Comedy:

     
  3. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    Trailers for Forever, The Whispers and Galavant:

    [yt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LXp8W4wqyU[/yt]

    [yt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6X9vTnb83U4[/yt]

    [yt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0TuKSES0iw[/yt]
     
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  4. RJDiogenes

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    This is the first I've heard of Galavant. The musical aspect of it is very interesting, so I might give it a try. The humor seems a little tired, though.

    Agent Carter is something I'm quite interested in. A woman adventurer in the post-Rosie the Riveter Era could be fantastic, if they know how to do it right.
     
  5. AvBaur

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    I didn't find the Galavant trailer as funny as it seems to think it is, but as a life-long fan of Disney musicals, I'm definitely going to watch the pilot, at the very least.

    Really looking forward to Agent Carter, too.

    As far as the rest is concerned, nothing really stands out yet.
     
  6. sojourner

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    Now I know why Tim had the "jesus hair" when they did the post finale talk show for Psych.
     
  7. Savage Dragon

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    I totally agree. Done right, this could be amazing.

    Same here. My friend thinks they were going for a Monty Python feel but I'm not sure they really hit the mark.



    Surprisingly, the trailer I liked the most was Forever. I am intrigued, even if it does seem a bit like New Amsterdam.
     
  8. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    TNT announced its new development slate. It includes the following SF/F shows:

     
  9. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    Trailers for TNT's The Librarians (mostly footage from the original telemovies) and Proof:

    [yt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xw1SjnEKkL0[/yt]

    [yt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC0PrxXaoRg[/yt]
     
  10. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    Trailer for CBS's Extant:

    [yt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcmB-BoY1j0[/yt]
     
  11. Mr. Adventure

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    Are these longer trailers a new thing? I like them but I don't remember seeing so many before.
     
  12. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    They do seem to be longer this year. CBS's trailer for Madam Secretary is five minutes and 25 seconds long. Here's the trailer for CBS's Scorpion (another very long trailer):

    [yt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dU_hJscvdXU[/yt]

    Looks like it's going to stay out of SF/F territory, at least at first.
     
  13. Mr. Adventure

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    Was that a trailer or the entire pilot? lol
     
  14. Enterprise is Great

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    Is there really a reason to watch the Madam Secretary or Scorpion pilots? It seems like both trailers give the whole plot away.
     
  15. Bob The Skutter

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    ITV have commissioned a post-apocalyptic sit-com called Cockroaches.

     
  16. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    The SF/F drama shows on the broadcast networks in the 2014-2015 season (a new record number):

    Supernatural, season 10 (CW, Tuesday, 9pm)
    The Vampire Diaries, season 6 (CW, Thursday, 8pm)
    Grimm, season 4 (NBC, Friday, 9pm)
    Once Upon a Time, season 4 (ABC, Sunday, 8pm)
    Person of Interest, season 4 (CBS, Tuesday, 10pm)
    Arrow, season 3 (CW, Wednesday, 8pm)
    Beauty and the Beast, season 3 (CW, mid-season)
    The 100, season 2 (CW, Wednesday, 9pm)
    Agents of SHIELD, season 2 (ABC, Tuesday, 9pm)
    The Originals, season 2 (CW, Monday, 8pm)
    Resurrection, season 2 (ABC, Sunday, 9pm)
    Sleepy Hollow, season 2 (Fox, Monday, 9pm)
    Agent Carter, season 1 (ABC, mid-season)
    Constantine, season 1 (NBC, Friday, 10pm)
    Emerald City, season 1 (NBC, mid-season)
    The Flash, season 1 (CW, Tuesday, 8pm)
    Forever, season 1 (ABC, Tuesday, 10pm)
    Gotham, season 1 (Fox, Monday, 8pm)
    Heroes Reborn, season 1 (NBC, summer 2015)
    Hieroglyph, season 1 (Fox, mid-season)
    iZombie, season 1 (CW, mid-season)
    The Messengers, season 1 (CW, mid-season)
    Wayward Pines, season 1 (Fox, mid-season)
    The Whispers, season 1 (ABC, mid-season)

    Summer 2014:

    Under the Dome, season 2 (CBS, Monday, 10pm)
    Extant, season 1 (CBS, Wednesday, 9pm)

    SF/F shows ordered to pilot this season but passed on by the networks:

    Babylon Fields (NBC)
    Clementine (ABC)
    Supernatural: Bloodlines (CW)
    Tin Man (NBC)
     
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  17. Christopher

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    ^Hmm, the only schedule conflict there with a show I might want to watch is between Person of Interest and Forever. But I'm not sure I'd actually be interested in Forever. And of course that's not accounting for non-genre network shows like Elementary, or for cable shows.
     
  18. RJDiogenes

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    Mostly occult and fantasy-- hardly anything that could be called SF, even by stretching the definition.

    The shows keep getting shorter and the trailers keep getting longer. :rommie:
     
  19. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    Trailer for Syfy's Ascension:

    [yt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpDVwfiLNRM[/yt]
     
  20. Vendikarr

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    So it's a period piece set in space? Interesting concept.