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March 31

Slayage: Number Eight. In the latest issue from Slayage.tv, read academic articles on Spike, Willow, BBC censorship, the X-Box game and colour on the show.
Buffy Easter Eggs out now in the UK and this time round, there are three different kinds. More...
(SPOILER) A fan's report from the recent Pasadena convention. Very interesting news from Nick Brendon and James Marsters (scroll down to the middle of the page). More...

March 30

Drew Goddard's fun trivia fact about Spike from 'Lies My Parents Told Me'. More...
(SPOILER) Link removed on request.
"We Are All Who We Are" This article examines the evolution of Willow and Faith. More...
(SPOILER) Showtalkers (a.k.a. Buffyradio) discusses AtS S4x16 'Players' and trailer for next week, spoilers only apply if you haven't seen trailer.

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Holzangriffzuckerlutschbonbon. Um... sorry. An interview with the actor who played Wood Holz on AtS: "In the scene in which I had to confront my vampire daughter; I had no problem crying on every take. I was constantly weeping." More...
(SPOILER) AtS S4x17 'Inside Out' trailer Airing on April 2nd. More...
(SPOILER) "Skipster is back!" The story of one of Angel's most beloved demons.

March 29

It's a Small world after all. Wait a minute, Smallville is Buffy the Vampire Slayer? This article thinks so.

March 28

SMG Q&A in Seventeen magazine (scans). Nothing really new, but it's nice to see full quotes instead of edited bits.
His Marsters Voice. James tells all about his band Ghosts of the Robot.
David Fury on the cut scenes from 'Lies My Parents Told Me'. A confession concerning what Giles did in season 5 wouldn't interest people? More...
(SPOILER) Kristin on the future of Angel. Charisma Carpenter says it "feels closer to the end than it ever has" but it looks like a Buffy regular will appear in AtS next season.
World Premiere of Amber Benson's ALBERT HALL. The production is scheduled to premiere this spring at The Complex on Santa Monica Blvd. More...
Does she kiss her mother with that mouth? Eliza Dushku's beep-filled appearance on MTV's Punk'd. (6 MB Zipped WMV file)

Courtesy of alt.tv.angel and SlayerWeb.de
Amber Benson talks about Ghosts of Albion. More...
"It hurts so much." The shooting script for "Conversations with Dead People" with the Willow/First-as-Tara scene, before Tara was switched to Cassie.

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March 27

"Should I send the coach for Dr. Gull?" From this throwaway line in a "Lies" flashback, it sounds like William the Bloody's family doctor was a bit bloodthirsty himself.
Doug Petrie interviewed at ScoopMe!. "Joss said, This is it, its the last five, its time to do everything we always wanted to do. "
'Ghosts of Albion' website now active. Watch the first episode and explore the very in depth website. There's a related interview with the co-creator Amber Benson here. More...
(SPOILER) Summary of BtVS S7x20 'Touched'. Brought to you by bubonicplague1348 and it's spread over several pages.
(SPOILER) David Greenwalt on the future of Angel. Some interesting indications about possible directions for the show should it be renewed, along with information about Miracles as well. More...

March 26

EW.com review of 'Lies My Parents Told Me'. Was this episode worth the long wait?
No Angel wildfeed summary this week? According to Angel's Acolyte "AtS did not air in Canada on Tuesday night which accounts for the lack of wildfeed this week." More...
A Rupert Giles TV-Movie?? Anthony Stewart Head discusses possible TV movies instead of a spin-off. Links to an article about his role on Man-child too.
Nick Brendon's first statement on the end of Buffy and find out how his fans are thanking him for his seven years on the show by raising money for charity. More...
It's a boy!!!! Charisma Carpenter gave birth to a healthy baby boy at 9:50 PM on March 24th in a Beverly Hills hospital. The baby's name is Donavan Charles Hardy. More...
Firefly DVD release confirmed by TVShowsOnDVD. More...

March 25

Slay Miserables - The Village Voice likes "Once More With Feeling."
Threshold Digital Research Labs to Produce Digitally Animated Pilot, 'The Afterlife' for FOX Television Network... Danny Strong (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) will voice Zach, the Franklin's misfit Goth teenage son.

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WB holds on renewing Angel. TV Guide says that while the WB today officially renewed six other series, Angel is still not yet one of them.
(SPOILER) David Fury replies to a fan's email about concerns regarding spoilers for a certain character and he comments on the spinoff as well.
UK Firefly episodes to air in May on the Sci-Fi Channel according to Fireflyfans.net. More...
(SPOILER) Leoff's Wildfeed Summary for "Lies My Parents Told Me"

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Far from Buffy's Weakest Lenk Tom Lenk on his role as Andrew and "Storyteller".

March 24

(SPOILER) Location shoot report for Eps 20-22. Describes some scenes shot at Casa Summers on Friday night, plus a little interview with Joss. More...
Ghosts of Albion trailer. Amber Benson and Chris Golden's online supernatural drama will launch this Thursday. More...
Ghoul power: Buffy sticks it to the system. Qualified feminist praise for the show but the writer says it fails to address certain issues.

March 23

Is US Network television ready for a Willow spinoff? AfterEllen.com says it's possible.
(SPOILER) Spoilers for AtS S4x21 and very interesting they are too. More...

March 22

"Oh Grow Up". Slayage.com's op-ed piece praises BtVS's most controversial season.
Buffy: Chaos Bleeds. A one-shot comic book based on the second Buffy video game. There's a novelisation as well.
AiCN on Anya, Buffy Spin Off and Finale Party Aint it Cool reports: "She mentioned a possible "Slayer School" spinoff, using some of the Potentials (who would be recast), but that did not seem that likely as it doesn't feel right..." More...

March 21

Dark Horizons posts rumours regarding Boreanaz, Angel Season 5, Superman and Batman. More...
The 'Thank You James Marsters' Variety Ad which will be in the March 24th Daily Variety "Hollywood edition".
No Buffy spin-off for Fall 2003. A poster at the Buffistas board says Mutant Enemy killed off the idea at a meeting yesterday. More...
All Firefly episodes to be shown in the UK soon? Fireflyfans.net reports that Sci-Fi Channel UK will show all the episodes in the near future including the three unaired ones. More...

March 20

Buffy Game Sequel "Reports circulate the net suggesting Buffy 2 is on the way - we uncover some of the rumours behind the game thus far."
(SPOILER) David Greenwalt Ponders Buffy's End. The former Buffy executive producer says it's right for the show to end and drops a hint for what the finale will be like.
(SPOILER) Spoilers for S7x21 "End of Days" posted by bubonicplague at FanForum. Scroll down for the ep 21 info. More...
(SPOILER) BtVS S7x17 'Lies My Parents Told Me' video preview.
The last five minutes of Angel. Transcript of the final scene from 'Orpheus' which was not aired on several WB stations due to war coverage.
(SPOILER) BtVS 7x21 'End of Days' Written by Jane Espenson and Doug Petrie; not, as previously told, Marti Noxon.
(SPOILER) Spoilers for BTVS 7x21 available from Wendy's Spoilerzone. More...

March 19

(SPOILER) Angel S4x15 "Orpheus" Review AICN's review of tonight's Angel ep. More...
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon on life after Buffy. Find out what's next for the Hollywood wunderkind. More...
(SPOILER) AtS S4x15 'Orpheus' wildfeed Awesome ad-free wildfeed! More...

March 18

(SPOILER) Boreanaz drops hints about big changes for Angel Investigations next season. More...
Marti Noxon discusses her new pilot at Sci Fi Wire. More...
(SPOILER) 'Angel' Calls on Faith, Gets Willow

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(SPOILER) Episode description for AtS S4x17 "Inside Out" posted at FanForum. More...
(SPOILER) Giles: The Movie There are a couple of Buffy tidbits.. but the Giles thing is the most interesting.

"Head told the Daily Post that, "instead of getting himself committed to another hour-long detective show like Angel," Whedon would prefer to do a stand-alone two-hour movie which could potentially launch a series if the interest is there."
Why Firefly Failed. Sci-Fi Weekly columnist talks about the pitfalls of mixing the scifi and the western. More...
(SPOILER) Will there be a season eight? "The future of the Buffyverse has yet to be decided." This neato table breaks down what the public knows in a concise and grappling manner. Though on the verge of being dated material, it's a great summary of the present rumor & specs. More...
(SPOILER) Boreanaz talks upcoming Angel, Buffy finale Boreanaz drops some hints about Orpheus and the Buffy series finale. More...
Slay it ain't so! A heartbreaking, heart-staking goodbye to 'Buffy' Columnist expresses her sadness over the end of Buffy. More...

March 17

(SPOILER) Nathan Fillion interview Cap'n Tightpants discusses Firefly as well as upcoming projects [caution spoilerphobes!].

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March 16

(SPOILER) Hints at AtS 4x20 from FilmJerk.
Ghost of the Robot heads to Liverpool James Marsters' band will be at the Cavern on June 17 at 8:00 pm.
Once More, with Feeling Released on DVD April 14th, 2003 UK release; is already available in Germany. Extras include a Buffy music featurette, Angel/Dark Angel featurettes and trailers.

March 15

(SPOILER) Inside Dish: Angel & Buffy Mini Exclusives ScoopMe reports on happenings in future AtS and BTVS episodes.
(SPOILER) Promo pics for BtVS S7x18 "Dirty Girls" available at the SMGFan posting board. More...
Angel RPG announced. "Bright eyes, beautiful people, and broken promises fill the fabulous parties and elegant conference rooms. Loneliness, despair, and hunger haunt the city streets and tenement apartments. In Los Angeles, the facade makes the heartache all the more bitter."

March 14

Tim Minear posts to the Angel's Soul Spoiler Board regarding AtS cancellation rumors.

"We haven't been picked up yet. Haven't been cancelled either...." More...
(SPOILER) AtS S4x15 'Orpheus' trailer. Rejoice, rejoice, rejoice.
(SPOILER) Finale titbit. Location scouts were looking round this area to film for the series finale. More...
Angel, Season 3 Released on DVD in Australia on Tuesday All 22 episodes of Season 3 in 16:9 enhanced widescreen, with a ton of special features, including screen tests for Amy Acker and Vincent Kartheiser.
Buffy, Season 7, Part 1 Released on PAL VHS 23rd June 2003 Released in the UK, will play on Australian and UK VCRs, and any that play PAL. Part 1 covers the first 11 episodes of season seven: "Lessons" to "Showtime".
Buffy, Season 6 DVDs Released in Australia May 14, 2003 There are some awesome bonus features with this set.
"Crazy for You Star to Film Pilot for WB Network" Harry Groener in a WB series about a mayor, of all things.(a teenager is the mayor, not Harry). Pilot set to be filmed April 11, and there better be at least one BtVS in-joke, WB...

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Here's the 3rd (final?) part of the round table Buffy discussion - again, featuring four of the leading Buffy scholars-- David Lavery, Rhonda Wilcox, James B. South, and Stephanie Zacharek. More...
Lone Star Ensemble is accepting submissions for Amber Benson's dark comedy 'Albert Hall'

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March 13

Space Cowboys. How Director of photography David Boyd brought an Old West aesthetic to Firefly. An excellent behind the scenes look at the making of the show.
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon discusses 'Orpheus' and what he thinks of TV Guide's idea for a Buffy spinoff. More...
(SPOILER) Promo pics for AtS S4x18 'Shiny Happy People'. That shirt is indescribable.
'Release' review by top Author and Comic Book Writer Peter David. The always-interesting Peter (Supergirl, Captain Marvel, Young Justice) David's opinion on the latest episode of Angel. More...
(SPOILER) Talk like an Angel. David Boreanaz speaks to Cinescape. More...
Getting Ahead in the Acting Game - This is Bristol article on Anthony Stewart Head. He discusses, amongst other things, the end of BtVS and a bit on Ripper.

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Atnzone.com interviews Nikki Stafford, author of Bite Me!
(SPOILER) UPN has released two images in conjunction with the ending of the seven-year run of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. #2 More...

March 12

Buffy Out With a Bang, an article from Australia summing up BtVS, with a few small errors and speculation.

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(SPOILER) Behind the scenes at the Angel Art department. Interviews with the designers and pics that "show things not yet aired". More...
Amy Acker FHM interview. "Working with William Shatner was definitely an experience". (link possibly not work safe in some countries).
(SPOILER) Casting news for episode 21. The countdown to the finale continues. More...
(SPOILER) Angel S4x14 "Release" Review From the boyz at AICN. More...
Official Buffy Magazine #7 shipping now! It will be in fine comic book stores and newstands Wednesday the 12th.
Thank Buffy Ad Campaign to put a 1/4 page ad in the Hollywood Reporter.

March 11

Part 2 of Round-table discussion of Season 7 - by four of the leading Buffy scholars-- David Lavery, Rhonda Wilcox, James B. South, and Stephanie Zacharek.
(SPOILER) AtS S4x14 'Release' wildfeed. What now for the Fang Gang?
All things philosophical this website explores the "moral ambiguities, ethical quandries and deep metaphysics that made the cult series [BtVS] an unlikely success." More...
(SPOILER) Boreanaz talks Angel 4th season wrapup and gives some pointers for next season. More...
James "C for Charles, not Clem" Leary posts at the Bronze Beta. Info about an upcoming theater appearance.

March 10

How Sarah can become a Hollywood star or what she should do after Buffy finishes. So no Scooby Doo 3 then? More...
(SPOILER) Eliza Dushku video interview with 'Hollywood Insider' in which she talks about the forthcoming episode 'Orpheus' (Realplayer or Windows Media required). More...
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon confirms casting rumour.
Firefly gag reel available from several outlets... Go 'n getsum. It's hi-larious. "How much is that geisha in the window...." Heeee.
(SPOILER) An interview with Jane Espenson, at atnzone.com. "I always wanted to do a story with Buffy stealing someone's happiness." More...

March 09

Eric Wight interview. SMGFAN.com speaks to the Art Director of the Buffy Animated Series. More...
The WB's Outrageous Outtakes. Next Sunday at 9pm ET watch rare behind-the-scenes outtakes from WB shows such as Angel. More...
Sci-Fi Characters We Hate to Hate or why Xander Harris earns our acceptance and Jar Jar Binks doesn't.

March 08

David Fury posts at the Bronze Beta and explains a certain scene from 'Salvage'.
Slayer Slang: A BtVS Lexicon. The academic interest in Buffy and pop culture continues. More...
(SPOILER) Summary for BtVS S7x19 'Empty Places'. This sounds like an incredible episode.

March 07

"Faith out-Buffys Buffy" Entertainment Geekly reviews AtS 4x13 "Salvage".
(SPOILER) More BtVS-related casting news. More...
Bon voyage, Buffy. High praise for the series from Charles Shaar Murray, award winning rock critic and author.
(SPOILER) AtS S4x14 'Release' trailer. Tantilising scenes from next week's episode.
Put Out the Light. A very indepth comparison between Othello and Angel.
Alan Tudyk signs up for Will Smith movie. He will be playing the mechanical man in 'I, Robot'. More...
Behind the Makeup. City of Angel reports on Almost Human's Special Effects Studio.
"Show your support for a 5th season of Angel". RenewAngel.com is dedicated to one self-explanatory mission: to get the television series Angel renewed for a fifth season.
Round-table discussion of Season 7 (thru January) by four of the leading Buffy scholars-- David Lavery, Rhonda Wilcox, James B. South, and Stephanie Zacharek. More...
Salvage Review Review of the Angel episode Salvage.

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Review Of Angel 4x13 - Salvage: Small Victories ScoopMe.com reviews the latest Angel.

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March 06

(SPOILER) A certain member of the BtVS cast may not participate in a spinoff. More...
Celebrity Lookalikes - Buffy Wannabes Oh the sillyness... More...
(SPOILER) Episode titles for the rest of Season 7 from a source who worked as an extra on S7x19. More...
Review of AtS 4x13 "Salvage."

March 05

Bye Bye, Buffy EW.com says it's wise to end the show on top, but still tough on the fans. More...
Firefly's Nathan Fillion cast in pilot. The Hollywood Reporter says Fillion will play the lead in NBC comedy Alligator Point. More...
Buffy Bits. BtVS news from AICN & excerpts from the EW SMG story. More...
Mutant Enemy shows and actors/actresses nominated for Saturn Awards by Cinescape and The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. More...
(SPOILER) An exclusive clip from 'Salvage' at the Yahoo! TV website. More...
Fox TV stations file breach of contract lawsuit against UPN. One source says "There's been a lot of buzz about UPN going away, the network is losing money". More...
The Village Voice approves. Sort of. And draws comparisons to - gasp - real life. "Goofy and fantastical as it is, Buffy feels more attuned to the dread and precariousness of the current moment than almost any other show on television." More...
(SPOILER) Casting rumour for BtVS character. More...

March 04

Unaired Firefly script available on alt.tv.firefly. If a show's cancelled is a new script spoilery?
Joss Whedon nominated for a Nebula Award by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America for his 'Once More With Feeling' script. More...
(SPOILER) The preview for AtS S4x13 'Salvage' is now up at Angel's Acolyte. More...
(SPOILER) David and Charisma's chat transcript at E! Online. "Do you still watch Buffy? No, I don't. I don't really watch my show either. I just don't." More...
Joss Whedon to take over "Peanuts" ? No, but this fun little comic shows what it might be like.
James Marsters casting rumor Say what?
(scroll halfway down the page) More...
Slashdot poll on favourite Big Bad /. readers torn between seasons 2 and 6; but even more abstain. More...

March 03

IMDb daily poll: Which Buffy spinoff would you like to see? Registration required to vote.
James Marsters music clips. The BBC Cult site has two excerpts from his band Ghost of the Robot's new CD release (Realplayer required). More...
Joss Whedon on how hard this year has been. "I won't do this again, I won't do three shows at once". One of his most revealing interviews to date. More...
Buffy to get the spiritual treatment. Jana Riess has signed a new book deal for "What Would Buffy Do? A Vampire Slayer As Spiritual Guide". More...

March 02

The top 10 worst Buffy episodes according to the op-ed piece at Slayage.com. Let the debates begin.

March 01

Angel Season 3 DVD Box Set (Region 2). It's out now! More...
Im very pleased with how this year has gone so far . Excerpts from an interview Marti Noxon did with sci-fi genre magazine Xpose.

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(SPOILER) Fan pleasing pics from AtS S4x15 'Orpheus'. More crossover goodness. More...
(SPOILER) It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... David Boreanaz?! Don't know how reliable this is. But it would be very cool...



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