30 July 2007


SHOW NOTES: Welcome to our seventeenth edition of the Cult TV Insider, a double-length special after our two month hiatus

Included in this bumper issue of news are the following:

The new Spock in the JJ Abrams take on Star Trek has been cast – and it’s someone we know from Heroes. But hold on – Leonard Nimoy is also playing Spock in the new movie!

Life on Mars (USA) finally finds its Sam Tyler, and a Director from Studio 60 and The West Wing will be helming the pilot.

Heroes gets a spin-off as well as a plethora of new cast members – find out more here!

Jericho resurrected – most of the cast are back for seven more episodes, and there’s a new cast member joining the mix.

Battlestar Galactica – news of the reimagined fourth and final season, the TV movie special and some mobile phone episodes to pass the time.

Desperate Housewives gains Nathan Fillion as a regular cast member.

Criminal Minds loses its star, but what next for Mandy Patinkin?

Casting news on Ugly Betty season two, and this one makes sandwiches, as well as Grey’s Anatomy and its spin-off Private Practice, Smallville gets a Supergirl, Reaper, Damages, 24, Lost, House, Bionic Woman, The Kingdom, and Law and Order: Criminal Intent gains Alicia Witt.

Farscape lives on via new internet episodes.

All the latest news and rumours from the Doctor Who and Torchwood universes, including casting details and the return of some villains.

Which UK networks have grabbed which American series for the upcoming new seasons.

What Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip is up to next.

Get all the information on the awards nominees for this year’s Emmys.

Also this issue – news of some upcoming superhero movies, and there’s a whole host of them!

Our music this issue comes from Anima TV with a track called “Twenty Four”.

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