Upcoming Sci Fi Channel Updates

A couple of Sci Fi Channel bits for you today.

First up, Sci Fi will be launching Pulse, their broadband-centered site for SF content. It looks like they will be taking the stuff they have done with BG, and expanding it in a big way. Every show on SciFi will have broadband content available, they will have an online film festival called Exposure, pilots for possible shows will be online (cool), and users will be able to submit their own videos, sort of a YouTube for SF. All this sounds cool. Let’s hope they keep the science fiction part of their name in mind as they move forward.

Second, VXFWorld has a list of upcoming SciFi Channel shows,movies and mini-series. In the series, SNAP and PERSONS UNKNOWN sound intriguing. SNAP definately sounds interesting, if done right. I can’t believe they’re doing a CHARIOT OF THE GODS mini-series. Please. And the UNKNOWN SCIENCE SKETCH COMEDY show sounds interesting too. All the other stuff is typical big media crap, with focus on the supernatural and ‘reality’ shows. Still, they at least have a couple of SF themed shows. SciFi may have more definate recordings on my DVR in the future.

4 thoughts on “Upcoming Sci Fi Channel Updates”

  1. This sounds great to me!

    As a Time Warner cable customer the Sci-Fi channel is TRAPPED (TRAPPED I SAY!) down on channel 60 which is an old analog channel with really crappy video quality and even worse sound quality. TW should have a digital version of the Sci-Fi channel above 100. So with PULSE I think I will just play the files through my Windows Media Center PC and thankfully not have to deal with the crappy quality of analog channels.

    Man I really want to go back to Direct TV. I’m not usually this picky about these things but damn, space is black, not dull gray!

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  2. Years ago Showtime (if memory serves) carried “Exposure” for a couple of seasons. The exact concept. Some of the programs were pretty good. Have to see if I still have the tapes.

    Blessings

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