Welcome! This is the first rendition of Screen Rants Weekly TV Wrap Up. This is where we pass on some of the TV news we come across, keeping you on the edge of news and updates. Our regularly scheduled day will be Thursday mornings, so be sure to check in every week with us.
When there’s TV news, it will be here!
1. Sci-Fi’s Eureka has a new character coming on board in the form of Tess Fontana (Jamie Ray Newman), who’s joining Global Dynamics. The 2nd half season will debut later this year. Source: SCI FI Wire
2. Sci-Fi Channel has ordered a second season of Ghost Hunters International and a sixth season for Ghost Hunters. Additionally, their new college based series, Ghost Hunters: Next Generation is headed at us with a 2010 premiere. Source: Sci-Fi Wire
3. In case you didn’t notice, Pushing Daisies has been dropped before it got to finish its run. (Is it that bad?) And at this time, there is no set air date for the remaining episodes of the brightly colored show. Sorry gang. Source: EW.com
5. Here’s a list of People’s Choice Awards winners from TV
- TV Drama: House M.D.
- TV Comedy: Two and a Half Men
- TV Animated Comedy: The Simpsons
- Sci-fi/Fantasy Show: Heroes
- Reality Show: Dancing With the Stars (Bruce admits… great eye candy if you have to sit through it)
- Game Show: Deal or No Deal (Why does everyone blow it on this show?)
- Male TV Star: Hugh Laurie (He’s the man! A sarcastically honest man.)
- Female TV Star: Christina Applegate
- Scene-Stealing Guest Star: Robin Williams, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
- TV Drama Diva: Kyra Sedgwick as Brenda Johnson, The Closer
- New TV Comedy: Gary Unmarried
- New TV Drama: The Mentalist
- Online Sensation: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (OK, it’s not TV, but I could get this on my TV… does that count?)
6. REMINDER: Friday Night Lights is back on NBC on January 16th!
7. Eleventh Hour will have a new agent for a few episodes. FBI trainee Felix will be joining Agent Young, played by Omar Benson Miller. Source: EW.com
8. The Unit (One of Bruce’s favs) is getting a new team member in the form of Wes Chatham playing a recurring role of Sam. He’ll show up sometime in March in a real whopper of an action packed episode. Hmm… when aren’t they? Source: EW.com
9. Don’t forget, in case you’ve missed any of the 1,000 ads that The Sci-Fi Channel has been running, tonight is the series finale of Stargate: Atlantis, and the season finale of Sanctuary.