Joy (cithra) wrote,
Joy
cithra

Torchwood buzz

I was delighted to find an article entitled Hail the return of the alien hunter on the front page of the Lifestyle section, under the heading Watch This for the premiere of Season 2 tomorrow at 9 p.m.

While it is more than just a blurb - it's continued inside and gets what I'd call a reasonable amount of space for a "science fiction soap opera" - the article (of course) focuses on the "office romance and ill-fated, interspecies love affairs" instead of the mystery/alien tech/saving the world SF aspects. But if that's what it takes to get the series some publicity, I'll take what I can get.

For Buffy the Vampire Slayer fen, James Marsters (nee Spike) will have a role in the season opener. The PI is running an interview Marsters gave TV Guide where he talks about playing Captain John Hart, Captain Jack's former partner (yes) before Jack reformed. It's nice to see a Buffy alum doing something besides cringe-worthy SCIFI channel original movies (a la Amber Benson in Gryphon. Which I tried to watch, really I did. Just couldn't do it.). I really appreciate the Sci-Fi channel for some things, but when they say Saturday is the scariest night on television, lately it's been more that the movies are frighteningly bad rather than actually frightening.

So, now you know where I will be Saturday night.
Subscribe

  • blowing off dust

    More than once I have bought a "lifetime" membership in something, only to find the term weaseled into that-was-then-this-is-now. So this is a test…

  • the old dog learns a new trick

    My brother got an Xbox One as a premium for 15yrs at his job, and so I am slowly learning the arcane ways of the controller as an input device. I'm…

  • Not Interested

    Seriously, how rude and self-involved do you have to be to be so utterly convinced that you are right and I am wrong about something as to come and…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments