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October 01

James Marsters solo Q&A from Sunday night at Dragon Con. A very thorough and revealing transcript by Talkenglish2me at the More Than Spike forums.

September 30

Back to the Buffyverse in Drawing on Your Nightmares. A Newsarama article about the prelude of "Tales of the Vampires".
'Seeing Red' criticised by UK TV watchdog. The BSC ruled that it had strayed from the expected fantasy element and 'had gone beyond acceptable boundaries for the time of transmission' (page 14 of the Adobe document). More...
Spike Speaks: part 2. @N-Zone coverage of the James Marsters, Iyari Limon, Danny Strong, Andy Hallet and James Leary panel at Dragon Con.
Angel's time slot gets more competitive . Fox have announced that 'The O.C.' will move to the 9pm ET Wednesday slot in late October. More...
Listmania 2: The Secret of the Ooze. Daniel Erenberg continues his top 5 Buffy lists in a sequel piece.
Sept. 29th Edition of E! News Live Covers Ghost of the Robot. GotR performed on Saturday night at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, and the show airs every weeknight at 7:00 PM. More...

September 29

The missing synergy between Film and TV. In a new FilmJerk column, Time Warner is criticised for not driving the fanbase of a film property (i.e. Lord of the Rings) to a series that needs a ratings boost (i.e. Angel).
Ghosts of Albion continues... For those of you interested in the next chapter of the Amber Benson and Christopher Golden project, the first two parts are already up at BBC. New chapters added each Thursday.

September 27

(SPOILER) 'Angel' Is Back from the Dead. Zap2it speaks to the cast and crew about what to expect in season 5 and why The WB renewed the show.
(SPOILER) Revamping It Up. The Village Voice reviews 'Conviction'. "But in the wasteland of prime-time television, Angel remains an oasis of ambiguity, an eccentric genre series once again pulsing with undead energy."
Michael Quinion reviews M. Adams' "Slayer Slang" and remains sceptical about the show's linguistic merits.

September 26

(SPOILER) WB's trailer for AtS 5.01 'Conviction' now available. More...
Syndicated Angel on TNT to be at 5 pm weekdays... Ok, maybe I just haven't been watching TNT because it isn't basketball season, but has there been much promotion of the syndicated Angel, which starts on Monday? More...
(SPOILER) Angel 504 Hell Bound - Spike exclusive photo #2 A new pic from Arkanium Magazine
Doug Petrie and John Woo involved in 'Lost In Space' TV remake. Variety reports that the former Buffy writer, director and producer will work with Synthesis Entertainment to reinvent the 1960s series. More...
Four Years, Countless Memories. City of Angel's Top Ten AtS episodes.
bite me : a study guide The first in ACMI's new series of study guides, 'Bite Me' is designed for Year 12 students studying Media Unit 3. It may also be adapted in parts for Years 10 & 11, and is also relevant to anyone teaching or learning about TV narrative. More...
buffy: once more with squealing The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (Vic) is hosting a panel to discuss their attachments to the show and invite the audience to participate in speculating 'Where do we go from here?'.
The WB pulls the plug on Harry Groener sitcom. The netlet has withdrawn its six-episode order for the midseason show "The Mayor". More...
Slayathon To support the Make a Wish Foundation, there's going to be a BtVS marathon held November 8th in Chicago

September 25

Fray: Future Slayer TPB release date announced. The collection of issues 1 to 8 will be published on November 26 costing $19.95. The limited edition hard cover will cost $79.95. More...
Firefly region 1 DVD set cover art revealed. More...

September 24

(SPOILER) More episode 7 info which is based on a new casting side. More...
(SPOILER) Code of the Whedonverse - Elect and the Damned? An excellent essay by Lisa over on the BAPS site... More...
Venetian Heat website. Now back to under construction status, should be back in a few days.
WB and UPN attacked by the PTC. Dialogue from 'Him' and excerpts from previous seasons of Buffy and Angel are used as examples of too much sexual content. Buffy is also cited for using foul language. More...
Listmania What are the five worst decisions Joss has ever made? The top five fights and villians? Find out what Daniel Erenberg chose in his opinion piece.
(SPOILER) Art of Being: James Marsters. The WB's promotional campaign rolls relentlessly on with this brief but revealing interview.
(SPOILER) AtS S5x02 'Just Rewards' promo pics. Six images featuring you know who. More...

September 23

Official Details from Fox on the Upcoming 'Firefly: The Complete Series' DVD. This is a confirmation of the list of extras posted earlier, and seems to further confuse the DVD screen format issue since these details are officially from Fox. More...
Soulless Love. The Weekly Ascension casts its eye over season 6's Buffy and Spike relationship.
(SPOILER) TheWB with a general overview of Angel Season Five. "Angel may have emerged from the darkness, but the line between good and evil will be harder to see than ever before. All he can do is go on with his quest to redeem himself - and the rest of the world." More...
(SPOILER) David Fury in "Dreamwatch Magazine" as posted to alt.tv.angel. He'll write episode #100, which is s5e12, and apparently Season 5 has the same budget as BtVS Season ONE. (Direct link to post unavailable at the moment). More...
Sarah Vowell revisits 'Ted' with a great article 'John Ritter, Greatest Mom-Kissing, Tranqilizer-Laced-Cookie-Baking, Serial Killer Robot in TV History, Dead at 54'.
(SPOILER) Angel set pics for season 5. And from previous seasons view sketches, alternative artwork for a scene never shot and set pics from some memorable episodes courtesy of the Assistant Art Director on Angel. More...
(SPOILER) TV Gal's seen the first two episodes of Angel. "I thought the first episode was okay, and the second episode was fabulous" but which character does she want dropped? Kristin at E! Online thinks the episodes are "amazing" and "the dynamic of this new ensemble is pretty great". More...
Julie Benz guest stars on "Peacemakers" this week. More...
Firefly DVD screen format confusion cleared up by Mutant Enemy president, Chris Buchanan. More...
Another AtS DVD contest We have 5 sets of Angel: Season Two to give-a-way courtesy of Fox! More...

September 22

Angel DVD giveaway (Canada) Space Channel in Canada has an Angel contest running. "This week we'll be giving away ten copies of the ANGEL DVDs of Season One and Season Two. Wish upon a star and enter to win."
Box Art for Radio Sunnydale From Walmart.com, only a week away and Amazon still don't have it up. It's got a "Parent Advisory" for some reason.
Same old story for terrestrial viewers of Angel in the UK. The show vanishes from the schedules and so Channel 5 becomes the new Channel 4 for British Angel fans. More...
And Word Was Given Unto the Networks The NYT writes of a trend towards religious spirituality in the upcoming season, and the passing of supernatural based heroines like Buffy.
(SPOILER) Slayerverse Aurora summarizes the 5x07 sides More...
Buffy Unrecognised - Greatest Emmy Travesties. With the Primetime Emmy Awards happening tonight, lets have a look at some of the low points in recent Emmy history.

September 21

'Esmerelda the Demon Killing Girl' A post at the Watcher's Diary, part of the BuffyGuide.com forums. The title is the answer to the question "What program is shown on the WB on Tuesdays in Sunnydale?" What follows is a list of all 144 episodes of 'EtDKG.' More...

September 20

(SPOILER) Angel 504 Hell Bound - Spike exclusive photo More...
Buffy Season 6 DVD details - region 1 craziness
(SPOILER) AtS S5x04 'Hell Bound' summary. Tensai at Spoiler Slayer also has more info on episode 7 as well. More...
(SPOILER) A letter from Joss Whedon and a letter from Angel, CEO of Wolfram and Hart as well (all part of The WB's promotional campaign). More...
(SPOILER) Angel season 5 premiere trailer.
Firefly's mechanic to air in season finale of Dead Like Me Jewel Staite "Kaylee" appears in the commercial/trailer for next weeks episode of this Showtime series. More...
(SPOILER) New AtS cast photos. Spoilery for casting only if you've had your head in the sand for the past several months. :) More...
Buffy season 5 dvd box art Buffy fans, wait no longer to feast your eyes on the cover of Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Complete Fifth Season. More...

September 19

Firefly once again available for pre-order at Amazon. Got my e-mail today! Let's see how fast we can make them sell out this time!!
OMWF in 100 greatest musicals vote Channel 4 (UK) are running a 100 greatest thing again - OMWF is nominated!
James C Leary - The Interview. A video interview and transcript with our man Clem at Dragon*Con courtesy of the very nice people at Hellmouth Central.
Vote in Zap2it's 2nd round of the 'Showdown of the Network Stars' Includes James Marsters vs Alexis Bledel, David Boreanaz vs Alyssa Milano, and Eliza Dushku vs Kiefer Sutherland. More...

September 18

Pre-order Season Six Amazon.com has started up it's pre-order sales. More...
List of extras on Firefly DVD release available on TV Shows on dvd. List is probably incomplete. More...
Buffycon part 3: Keeping the Faith. Filmforce's extremely well written articles on Comic-Con continues with Eliza Dushku's Q&A for 'Tru Calling' and Marti Noxon making a surprise appearance to promote 'Still Life'. More...
Region 1 DVD news. TVShowsOnDVD reports that preordering for Buffy season five is once again available, and mentions an unconfirmed but possible release date for season six. More...

September 17

Christian Kane To Star In ' Taxi ' Along with Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon
Firefly DVD still set for December release. Chris Buchanan, M.E. President, says that Fox "wants to make sure the DVDs are available for holiday purchasers". More...
(SPOILER) Exclusive Backstage Photo from Angel Season 5 Episode 2 "Just Rewards" From Arkanium French Tv Magazine
'Watchdog' investigates UK Angel convention. Last night, a BBC 1 consumer affairs programme aired complaints by Angel fans about 'The David Boreanaz European Event'. More...
(SPOILER) The WB David Boreanaz interview. In which the WB finally get their act together, start promoting Angel and we find out from David what to expect this season. More...

September 16

(SPOILER) The women of Angel. David Boreanaz tells Sci Fi Wire about the female characters in season 5 and what to expect from them.
Fox close Official Firefly Forum and Mutant Enemy fight to bring it back. More...
TVZone - Spike Speaks: Part 1 Henry Hanks talks with James Marsters, Andy Hallett, Danny Strong, Iyari Limon and James Leary at the Atlanta Dragon*Con
Q&A with Mike Stokes. SMGFAN.com's exclusive Q&A with the editor of the Official Buffy Fan Club newsletter

September 15

(SPOILER) Sci Fi Weekly on Angel season 5. "This year could see the end of The WB road for Angel, which may not mean the complete end of the road. There are still possibilities that it might make a network move, a la Buffy.". More...
BtVS - The Complete Seasons 1-4 on DVD. This region 1 boxset will be released on October 14th. More...
Cassidy, Groener, Golden, Chamberlin are Assassins for L.A.'s Reprise! Concert, Sept. 15 Harry Groener (The Mayor in Season 3) will be in a concert version of the Sondheim musical "Assassins" in LA tonight. More...
David Boreanaz rumored to be Batman in "Batman: Year One" (Again??). Christian Bale has already been cast to the Batman flick which will be directed by Chritopher Nolan and scripted by David Goyer. But it Seems that the Batman Year One project is still on. More...

September 14

Firefly wins Emmy Award. The episode 'Serenity' won 'Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series' beating 'Chosen' and three episodes of Enterprise at the Primtetime Creative Arts show last night. More...
(SPOILER) Angel S5 at TV Tome. TV Tome has updated again and now goes up to episode 7 of the new season. It also seems to claim that The WB will show at least 7 new episodes (starting October 1st) one week after the other with no break.
(SPOILER) Virtual Spike Spinoff A spinoff set a few years in the future about Spike, contains a few Angel Season 5 spoilers
You Can't Pin A Good Slayer Down. Jeffrey L. Pasley looks at the politics of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel.

September 13

(SPOILER) More episode 6 news at Spoiler Slayer. More...
Did Clem inspire Canadian political insult? The phrase 'Reptilian kitten eater' has now entered the political arena. More...
Bite Me Professor. Academic praise for Buffy in the Financial Times, find out why intellectuals love the show. More...
(SPOILER) Filmjerk has casting spoilers for Angel episodes 6 & 7. More...

September 12

One Man In Black to another. At the risk of sounding corny, I'd like to see the fans of Angel ask for a tribute to Johnny Cash, Whedonesque style. "Just so we're reminded of the ones who are held back, up front there ought 'a be a Man In Black." More...
R.I.P. John Ritter. The Emmy-winning comedy actor who played Ted back in Buffy season two has died at the age of 54. More...

September 11

Is Northfork your "Cup of Tea"? Everyone's favorite cowardly wizard, Ethan Rayne (OK, it's not really Ethan, it's Robin Sachs) has a movie out. "Cup of Tea" is the name of his character. 'Cause he's British, get it? More...
'Spun'. Daniel Erenberg's latest opinion piece over at slayage.com.
Broadway's Wizard to Autograph New Tome Sept. 12 in NYC You too can meet Joel Grey (Doc). More...
Buffy wins Hugo. Buffy: The Vampire Slayer has been honoured with a Hugo award by The World Science Fiction Society.
Miracles in Australia Rob Kral, composer for Angel, reports to the Bronze Beta that another work of his, Miracles (a.k.a. David Greenwalt's most recently cancelled project) is now airing its full season in Australia.
"The wrong thing done for the right reason is still the wrong thing." My ever Watchful Eyes caught a glimpse of this news this morning. Amber Benson as a hard nosed cop? Sounds like. Requires flash. More...
SMG's new Glamour magazine (UK) interview and photoshoot The pictures were most likely taken during Buffy because of her blonde hair (she's now sporting a brunette do). More...
Angel S1 on Space (Canadian Channel) starts tonight at 11pm EST with "City Of". It will air every Monday through Friday at 11pm EST, repeating at 4am. More...
Joss Makes the OED Buffy is mentioned in an article in the Oxford English Dictionary newsletter, about how the big ole book is starting to use film and television scripts for citations. More...

September 10

CHUD Reviews Angel Season 2 DVD. There's a review of the first season as well.
Old Faces In New Places. City of Angel looks at the TV shows for the 2003-04 Fall Season that former Buffyverse actors and writers have moved onto. Packed with Mutant Enemy info.
Buffy and Firefly DVD's delayed . More...
Buffy Season 6 to begin in Japan. Also Angel will begin Season 3 (Japanese font support required). More...
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon previews Angel for Entertainment Weekly. "'Any more spin-offs planned, Mr. Whedon? ''I'm working on 'Buffy: Deep Space Nine. It will be dark and badly received.'" More...
(SPOILER) Highlights from David Boreanaz's Q&A in Brighton. Pics, text and video clips from "The David Boreanaz European Event" courtesy of the BBC Cult team. More...
TeeVee Awards '03: Most Unjust Cancellations
David Boreanaz Speaks About The New Season "Quick Jabs instead of Long Punches" says DB of Season 5 episodes. More...

September 09

Dark Horse Comics wait for Joss Whedon's next move. An ambitious new approach is planned for the Buffy comics but input from Joss is critical. More...
Entertainment Weekly Profiles 'Tru Calling' in Its Annual Fall TV Preview Issue. The article is from the issue dated September 12th, with Alicia Silverstone of 'Miss Match' on the cover, and runs from pages 70-73. More...
JOSS TRIUMPHANT! Joss Whedon's cancelled-too-soon FIREFLY will be hitting theatres as a feature film, with Whedon making his feature directorial debut... More...
Joss interviewed re: Firefly movie, etc. Short but sweet, courtesy of fireflyfans.net.

September 08

(SPOILER) Special guest appearance on Angel confirmed? Teen Hollywood says it's happening. More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar records Simpsons episode. She plays a kiddie delinquent named Gina who befriends Bart in juvenile detention and this will air early 2004. More...
(SPOILER) James Marsters Q&A from DragonCon - part one. A very thorough and enjoyable transcript posted at the More Than Spike forums.
Jake 2.0 premieres this Wednesday on UPN For those that don't know, this show is run by former Buffy and Angel writer/producer David Greenwalt. It also stars Christopher Gorham, who played James in 'I Only Have Eyes for You.'

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September 07

Wonderfalls - "The Season's Best Show". Ain't It Cool News says Tim Minear's new show is the one Fox show Buffy fans should be looking forward too and not Tru Calling. More...

September 06

SciFi.com talks to SF author Jerry Pournelle. Pournelle mentions a Whedon/Pournelle/Larry Niven pitch that never came into fruition. More...
(SPOILER) Worlds of Whedon. Indepth FilmForce coverage of Joss' Q&A and the Angel writers' panel at Comic Con. Well worth reading (minor spoilers for Angel). More...
Peter David Summarizes His Experience at the Recent Dragon*Con in Atlanta, Georgia. Convention guests included James Marsters, Danny Strong, Iyari Limon, and James C. Leary. More...
An early version of the Buffy movie script. Read what Joss Whedon originally wrote. More...
Firefly Life Lessons Cute. If this or its parent gallery have already been posted, I missed it and I apologize. But maybe it just bears repeating. More...

September 05

Even more work for Seth Green ? Cinescape is reporting that Family Guy will have a feature-length movie that will go straight to DVD and that all the cast members are expected back. As we know, Seth Green voices the son on the show.
Slayage: Number 9. New academic essays on the Buffyverse from The Online Journal of Buffy Studies.
What's next for Emma Caulfield? Her own documentary project by the looks of it.
(SPOILER) For your locker. The WB AtS season 5 promo poster is now available for download (pdf reader required).
2nd part of e-comic "Jonathan" online (It's heavy on action.)
(SPOILER) CHUD.com article for Angel Not spoiler-y if you've been following the story, but just to cover my backside...
Sideshow Toys to resume production of 12" Buffy figures. Sideshow made a couple of these some years ago, and to be honest, they weren't all that great. These look much better, and I can't wait to see 'em in person.
Eric Balfour Online. No this is not a memorial web site for (snif) Jesse. :-)
(SPOILER) The Naked Truth. E!Online's Kristin talks to James Marsters about Season 5. More...
Moore Action Collectibles Comes to Their Senses Moore Action Collectibles makes it official. They have reversed their decision regarding the Buffy and Angel figure lines which they cancelled in July. All figures (Buffy series V, Angel II and finally Buffy VI) will be released. No dates have been set.

The date on the Press Release states August 23 - but this was just posted today.

September 04

IT'S OFFICIAL! Firefly: The Motion Picture, Joss Whedon's feature directorial debut!

September 03

Totally Tube 2003 - Q&A's - Eliza Dushku Eliza talks to E! Online to promote her new series Tru Calling
Vote for your top Buffy episode Fox are releasing a DVD with the top 4 episodes of Buffy on it as voted for by the fans More...
No BtVS Season 7 DVDs in 2003 (regions 2, 4)"Advertisements have started to appear for the final VHS boxset of Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season Seven with the added note that the DVD release of the whole season will not happen until 2004."

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Chaos in Words Contest Create your own idea for a Buffy video game, and submit it for your chance to win... More...
Why Buffy Kicked Ass A brief summing-up of the latter-day Buffy era from ReasonOnline.
Tom Lenk to appear onstage with The Blank Theatre Company at The 2nd Stage Theatre in Santa Monica, CA Sept. 26th - Nov 2nd.

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Happy Belated Birthday to J. August Richards who turned 30 on August 28th.

September 02

Dark Horizons Coverage on Scooby Doo 2. Includes an interview with Sarah Michelle Gellar.
(SPOILER) Guest star on Angel? Scroll down and you 'll find the bit regarding this matter. More...
And Starring Poncho Villa as Himself. AICN reviews a new HBO movie airing next Sunday and featuring a brief appearance by ASH. More...
The BBC says there was a Buffy Prequel Anyone know anything about it? Was it ever seen again? More...
Prostitutes and “Companions” in Ancient Greece ...Inara's forebears on EarthThatWas? More...

September 01

(SPOILER) David Boreanaz speaks! David Boreanaz speaks at a UK convention. More...
#4: Why Whedon and Straczynski Lead the Best Panels. Top ten highlights (plus one) of the San Diego Comic Con 2003.
(SPOILER) Episode 5 spoilers based on the casting sides that are circulating around.
(SPOILER) Schh.... You know who. Just look at who is on the cover of this week's TV Guide. More...



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