29 April 2007


SHOW NOTES: Welcome to our fifteenth edition of the Cult TV Insider.

1 min 05 secs: UK TV NEWS. Sky One commission another Terry Pratchett production with David Jason, and Martin Freeman relies on some magic for his next TV role.

3 mins 35 secs: BRAND NEW GUESTS FOR THE CULT TV FESTIVAL WEEKENDER. Great news for fans of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Logan’s Run, Planet of the Apes, Farscape, Battlestar Galactica, SeaQuest 2032, Land of the Lost and Garrison’s Gorillas who like to see their favourite stars in person. Cult TV announces SIX brand new guests for the ultimate holiday break for television appreciators, happening 19-22 October 2007 at the Heythrop Park Hotel near Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire. It is a charity benefit event organised by unpaid volunteers, by fans for fans, in aid of the Cinema & Television Benevolent Fund (CTBF). Get all the details of the 72 hour non-stop programme and details of onsite accommodation at www.Cult.TV.

These new guests join Ben Miller (Primeval), Matthew Graham (writer & Co-creator of Life on Mars), James Morrison (Bill Buchanan from 24 and McQueen from Space: Above and Beyond), Jared Martin (War of the Worlds, The Fantastic Journey, Dallas), Ike Eisenmann (The Fantastic Journey, Star Trek, Escape from Witch Mountain), Antonio Fargas (Starsky & Hutch), Liz Morgan (Captain Scarlet & The Mysterons), and Stephanie Waring (Hollyoaks, Coronation Street), amongst many others, on the list of those you can meet by joining in at the live Cult TV event this Autumn.

6 mins 45 secs: RATINGS NEWS. We go Stateside and find some bad news for the previously unbeatable Heroes series. And Nathan Fillion of Firefly fame’s new show Drive has been cancelled after just two weeks on air.

10 mins 05 secs: UK DVD RELEASES. All the titles of note getting a release in the UK in May 2007.

12 mins 35 secs: TV THEMED MUSIC OF THE WEEK. Years of Static play Off in Space for us.

15 mins 40 secs: US TV NEWS. Traveler finally makes it to transmission. Kyle XY gets a second season, Ghost Whisperer anticipates its renewal with additions to its production personnel, has Law & Order reached the end of its natural life, meanwhile things look good for Jericho returning.

28 mins 10 secs: SPIN-OFF NEWS. A special of Robot Chicken devoted to Star Wars, even featuring the voice of George Lucas, more on the spin-off to Grey’s Anatomy, a Spider-man Broadway musical in the works, and which star of Lost is joining the cast of the big screen version of Speed Racer?

For information on this year’s Cult TV Festival Weekender, visit www.cult.tv.

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End credits music comes from Jeff Shields – Podcast Troubadour.

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