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Archive for August 26th, 2005

“Blog” site for Invasion out…

by on Aug.26, 2005, under Television

It looks like any other personal blog. Well, one about UFOs and such at least. It’s got links to various other sites, pictures of strange phenomenon, and articles by the author. But this is no ordinary blog – isawthelights.com is a companion site for ABC’s upcoming series Invasion, part of the “viral marketing” methods that are becoming more popular. Invasion starts Wednesday, September 21st, at 10pm ET. A trailer is available online (WMV only). Incidentally, the “Oceanic Air” advertisement links to another such site for another ABC show…


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Masters Of Sci-Fi anthology series planned

by on Aug.26, 2005, under Television

Anthology series can be tough to produce, given that the lack of a steady cast tends to prevent the mainstream audience from latching on, but it can be done – The Outer Limits was pretty good. Well, the creators of the upcoming Masters of Horror series on Showtime are now planning for a Masters of Sci-Fi series as well for Fall 2006 – although no network has picked it up yet. The plan is to adapt some of the best short stories in SF – and authors such as Ray Bradbury and Harlan Ellison will adapt their own stories. And if Ellison is signing on, he must think highly of the producers…


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