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March 01

(SPOILER) Firefly actress to appear on Wonderfalls. Tim Minear posts at the Buffistas board. Spoilers for Wonderfalls.
Highlights from the Wolfram & Hart Annual Review. "An audience member yelled, "Where's Polo?" Fury replied, "In my pants! Thank you very much."" An Atnzone.com feature.

February 29

Whedon's original Alien Resurrection script. I came across this script which might interest some of you guys, it's the original script for Alien Resurrection by Joss.
Latest UK Digital TV ratings for Cult TV shows : Angel ranked 8th in the chart for Sky One weekly rating in the UK with 700,000 fans tuning in to see ‘The Cautionary Tale Of Numero Cinco’.
Another petition Support Joss and all who worked hard on Angel by signing this petition. If you are worried about the company simply don't give out personal details and don't send money!

[ edited by Crys on 2004-03-01 19:08 ] More...
Want to voice your opinions about Angel being cancelled to the WB? This is the WB's site and they have a feedback section so I thought some of you may wish to contribute. (The feedback section is right at the bottom of the page)
What makes a great DVD? (trailer). No less than six Buffyverse Region 2 DVDs are released tomorrow, so here's a somewhat retro Buffy and Angel trailer to celebrate (Quicktime required). More...
New Instructions from Savingangel.com The next phase of the post card campaign has started.
Lorne/Puppet Angel music video... Song: "A Little Fall of Rain" from the Broadway CD of Les Miserables.
Todd McIntosh, special effects makeup artist. Official homepage.
Possible "Restless" Influence? click on the Talks & Events link on the left More...
19 Affiliates Push Save ANGEL Sites The Tribune Broadcasting Company's Affiliates, urge fans to save Angel.

February 28

Pop goes the Saviour (Buffy mention) "Buffy the Vampire Slayer dies — not once but twice — to save the world; Buffy's friend Willow is stopped from destroying the universe with a simple declaration of love while the soundtrack plays St. Francis' "Peace Prayer," a song, until now, heard only in church." More...
(SPOILER) Angel season 5 episode 19 info based on the casting sides released yesterday.
Season 7 Region 2 DVD Details There are also 8 menus shots here.
(SPOILER) Eliza Dushku supports fans efforts to save angel Eliza backs the fans with their efforts to save Angel. I guess we just have to have Faith (Sorry couldn't resist!)
Puppet Angel desktop wallpaper... For the Puppet Angel in all of us!
"Wonderfalls" already getting the Firefly treatment. The show's 11th produced installment is currently scheduled to air as the series' second episode (incorrect story see comments for further details - Simon). More...
Sarah Thompson To Star In "Tamara" Angel's Eve is set to star in the horror film from the creator of Final Destination.
March 12 declared "International Rally to Save Angel Day." Currently, the only rally being planned is in L.A., but hopes are to make it more international.
(SPOILER) More pics from 5x16 "Shells" Comics Continuum offers a few more pics from "Shells"

February 27

(SPOILER) AtS S5x16 'Shells' trailer. This WB promo is nothing to write home about. More...
MediasharX reviews Angel 5x15 - "A Hole in the World" Good review of the episode including full summary.
Another Review - Angel 5.15 A Hole In The World. Contains information about last minute rewrites for Angel 5.15
Kitty Pryde influenced Buffy, says Joss Whedon, speaking to the Hollywood Reporter about his upcoming Astonishing X-Men comic book series. More...
(SPOILER) Possible Guest Star for the finale? Interesting news on a certain ex-BTVS cast member who has some free time that coincides for when they film the final episode of Angel...
Words of wisdom from Tim Minear. Kristin at E! Online chats to the former Angel producer and he finally reveals what his favourite 'ship is. He also says he will work with Joss again. More...
(SPOILER) More info on Episode 18. An update at the Spoiler Slayer.
E! Online's Fourth Annual Save One Show Poll Well, what are you waiting for, go and vote for Angel More...
(SPOILER) The Final 5 ATS episodes & whose writing which ... Spoilerslayer has listed who is writing 4 out of the remaining 5 and which of the episodes they are writing
Jeff Bell recalls Angel staking. In a Sci Fi Wire interview, the Angel co-executive producer recounts how the cast and crew reacted when they heard the bad news. There's also his thoughts on the chances of the show being picked up.

February 26

(SPOILER) Shooting report for Angel episode 18. Brief but tantalising details at Spoiler Slayer. More...
Fox PR officially announce Firefly Region 2 DVD Hooray. Mine is already pre-ordered. The spec looks the same, but I wonder what the limited edition packaging is about?
Sarah wishes to work less with Freddy. Hopefully this will mean that a scooby Doo 3 will never happen and Freddy Prinze Jr will never appear in the Buffyverse!
Another cast member added to NBC's sitcom starring Alyson Hannigan I've not heard of this actress before now (Al Madrigal). More...
Overnight Ratings for Angel from mediaweek.... Angel (3.7/5) adults 18-49 (2.0/5). More...
Angel off the air in March. For five weeks, The WB will be showing the best Smallville episodes (as voted for by fans) in the 9pm timeslot. More...
The Wolfram and Hart revue report part two. Dachelle's inside account of the event continues with some more insightful anecdotes (especially in regards to Drew Goddard and what he thought about the end of Angel). More...

February 25

New AtS promo pix Or at least, pix I haven't seen before, of Amy Acker, J.August Richards and James Marsters, all of them looking even more scrumptious than usual. More...
A Stake Through The Heart of Quality Television. "For many, Friday the 13th is a day of superstition. It is a day where one should watch over shoulders and remain ever vigilant lest something dreadful happens upon them." More...
Hercules has seen tonight's 5 STAR Angel!!! 5 fricking stars, must be brilliant if "You're Welcome" only got 3.5 (the discussion thread for S5x15 'A Hole in the World' and why not chat about the episode in our Whedonsque chat box at flickr)
After-Premiere Alyson Hannigan Pix Found some pictures of Alyson Hannigan after the "When Harry met Sally" premiere..
Cover for Astonishing X-Men 1. Check one of the covers for Joss debut in the X-Men Comic Books. More...
Brief mention/review of 'Best of Buffy' DVD's Obviously not an avid fan of the Buffy series, but interesting to see how an outsider perceives these 'Best Of...' DVD's.
'Bandwagon' trailer. First look at Emma Caulfield's new movie/documentary. Certaintly is different. It also stars Joss Whedon, David Fury and Tom Lenk. More...
Buffy Watcher's Guide Volume #3 FINALLY!!! More...
MSN's Top 10 Cancelled TV Shows Firefly at # 6. Calls Joss "TV's brightest mind." More...
Fireflyin' Away Will a Firefly film hurt the chances of a future Buffy or Angel motion picture? More...
Update: savingangel.org reaches first ad goals. They are placing full pages ads in both Hollywood Reporter and Variety ... now they move on to the next ad campaign ... Billboards. More...
Script Excerpt From Astonishing X-Men #1 A two page excerpt from Joss' first issue- there's a definite "Buffy" vibe there, IMO.
Palisades Toys obtained Buffy license It sounds like they'll be focusing on prop replicas. More...
Angel was cancelled for FRICKIN' REPEATS? Levin accused of backstabbing by Angel fans due to reasons for cancelling the show (his quotes taken from Variety article 13/2/04).

[ edited by Simon on 2004-02-25 09:44 ]
More inside scoop on the Wolfram and Hart Annual Review. Dachelle's recap of the event More...
Which Buffy season are you? Fun quiz I came across. More...
Whedonverse Mythological Timeline. From the dawn of man to 1997, an excellent stab at placing the mythos of Buffy and Angel in its proper order.
Poll at Yahoo! on "Angel's" Cancellation Furious? Sad? Happy? You know which one to vote for. Scroll down to bottom left. More...

February 24

Eliza Dushku on Sharon Osbourne show Thursday. Speaking of how promotion should be done yet another interview with our favorite bad-girl slayer. More...
More ways to save Angel A summary of all the campaigns to save Angel.
Season six Buffy R1 DVD cover art released. Buffy, (dark)Willow, and Xander make the cover cut this time around. More...
Former BTVS writer's new project with "evil" network... Doug Petrie's new series for the WB "THE ROBINSONS: LOST IN SPACE" has finished casting and begins filming the pilot next month. More...
Interesting reactions to Angel's demise. The BBC reports reactions of Angel's cancellation from Al Gough (Creator of Smallville) and some other people (Tim Minear in particular) I haven't seen comments from before.
Another review of "When Harry Met Sally" A scathing attack on the show and the performances from Perry and Hannigan.
Whedon vs The WB. Know your history, a recap of Joss' turbulent relationship with The WB network.
Kristin discusses the end of Angel in her weekly web chat transcripts. She talks about the possibility of Angel jumping to UPN. (Spoilers in later parts of the chat)
(SPOILER) Promo pic from AtS 5x16. This one's getting a decidedly mixed reaction from fans.
"When Harry Met Sally" Review - Review of Alyson Hannigan's West End stage debut
How Buffy could have filled the void left by SATC About the end of 'Sex and the City'. Brief Buffy and SMG mention.
Salon recognizes the WB's "utter stupidity". See paragraph on page 2. Nothing new here, just another writer's opinion on the cancellation. You will need a Salon Day Pass (which you can easily get by watching a commercial) to read this article.
Unofficial Firefly Movie Trailer Here's a pseudo-trailer of the Firefly movie (6.01 MB) that a fellow fan put together. It's not as exciting as having a genuine one but kind of fun.
"Wonderfalls" promotion shifts gears. I'm abusing this link to the show's website at Fox (*shiver*) to dump a few links to some clips from the first episode as sent to me by someone at what I think is some kind of 'street team'-type company: More...
Astonishing X-men #1 (Dynamic Forces) cover. Not a clue if it's the official cover or not but it's whetting my appetite for Joss Whedon's debut in May (via MediasharX). More...

February 23

Angel Fans Aid Charity at Sci Fi Wire. Different from the Fury article (specifically about the event itself) More...
Eurotrip weekend box office disappoints further. It did worse than predicted on friday. Fifth place with 6.6 million. More...
Fans Protest the End of 'Angel' IMDB makes mention of the internet campaign to save Angel. (Fourth listing down)

[ edited by electricspacegirl on 2004-02-24 11:35 ] More...
More from David Fury at Sci Fi Wire. He confirms that there are talks being held with UPN but is doubtful about them and he's not optimistic about the Angel TV movies either.
Smile Time fan-video to the Muppet babies theme song. (via TWOP)
TV Guide's Matt Roush - "Why Angel was cancelled by the WB". "And if Angel has indeed been sacrificed at the altar of reality TV, a genre WB has been relatively slow to embrace, especially considering its target audience, then that is beyond sad. It's tragic."
If there's a spinoff, it won't be Faith Apparently "Tru" has been picked up for a second season. More...
"The show isn't going to be saved". David Fury on the end of Angel, its chances of survival and what really happened between Whedon and Levin (via a writeup of the Wolfram and Hart Revue at veggibelle's LJ).
R4 Release of Buffy Season 7 DVDs Pushed Back to May 14th as stated by EzyDVD.com.au
Drusilla figure autographed by Juliet and Joss up on Ebay Sorry I didn't get this up sooner...but just found it.
Juliet Landau (Drusilla) at the SAG Awards - Feb 22. She is accompanied by her mother actress Barbra Bain. More...
Michelle Trachtenberg All Grown Up She comes across much nicer in this interview and more mature than a couple of the other more recent ones. More...

February 22

David Fury comments on Angel season 5. A very amusing and insightful commentary on the current season of Angel. These are quotes from David Fury at last night's posting board party. More...
Almost Human demo reel. From the people who make the monsters for Buffy and Angel (Quicktime required and possibly not safe for work).
Elisabeth Rohm (Kate Lockley) at last nights WGA awards ...... Writers Guild of America Awards also under more a link to the Visual Effects Society Awards where the BTVS team won. More...
Eurotrip stumbles at box office Box Office Mojo is recording a very poor box office debut for "Eurotrip" - the $25 million comedy grossed $6.6 million and came in fifth for the weekend. By comparison, 2000's "Road Trip" made $15.5 million on its first weekend. More...
Firefly class ship shows up on Universal Pictures Web Site (Flash required.) Look under the "Coming Soon" menu. More...
SciFi on DVD (free reg. req.) "If there's one TV format that really flies on DVD, it's sci-fi." Firefly DVDs mentioned about halfway down. More...
Angel dominates viewer poll of series that will be missed ..... on the futon critic front page they are asking - Which series ending this season are you going to miss the most? More...
Eurotrip - cast relatively unknown except for MT, star of BTVS This only has a brief description of the movie but mentions that MT is the only recongnizable name due to her role on Buffy. More...

February 21

(SPOILER) A letter from Joss Whedon on The WB site in regards to the "A Hole in the World" episode which he wrote and directed. Tis very Joss.
MSN has an article on Angel's demise Nothing really new, but every mention in mainstream media is nice. More...
Article about Aly at Theatre Guide Well nothing really new... but still a nice read...
Review for Eurotrip This is the first review that I have seen. This reviewer seems to like it. More...
Petition UPN Network to Save Angel. A petition has been started to specifically ask UPN to pick up ANGEL.
Television Academy Shakes Up Emmy Rules "The television academy is shaking up Emmy rules to try to freshen a competition that sees the same shows winning trophies year after year." Brief Buffy The Vampire Slayer mention. More...
Update: IPA Satellite Awards - Angel received 4 nominations... The winners will be announced at a ceromony held at the St Regis Hotel on the evening of Feb 21. More...
Firefly Wiki. An encyclopedia of the Firefly 'verse.

By the way, did you know we have our own WhedonWiki here at WHEDONesque?
Savingangel.org icons Several icons by dtissagirl to help spread the word.
Please Don't Bring Back Angel. One writer (who also writes some pretty excellent analyses of the episodes) pleads with the Powers That Are to leave Angel to cancellation.
SITE ANNOUNCEMENT: please read.
  • In order to deal with the influx of new members we have temporarily put new sign ups on hold again. Sorry! We'll open them up again in a few weeks.

  • The pending time for posting rights has been upped from two days to four. For those who joined after Feb 17, 5:45am CET, this means you will be able to post links to the site after Feb 21, 5:45am CET.

  • If you haven't already done so, please read our about page, and our rules in particular.

  • If you have read our rules, refresh your memory. We've rewritten some to make them less ambiguous and added a few more handy tips.

  • If you're new here, welcome!

  • You demanded a chat box... well, we have one, sort of. Come beta test our group at Flickr.com.

  • They're doing good stuff over at savingangel.org. Go check it out.
  • (SPOILER) AtS S5x17 'Underneath' Summary. Tensai gives the highlights for this episode and as that old cliche goes 'the plot thickens'. More...
    Fanboy Planet sings a sad Angel song Some funny new lyrics about Angel's cancellation set to the melody of the Muppets' "Rainbow Connection". Just a little funny More...
    Michelle Trachtenberg tells EW she found Dawn to be "stifling". Registration Required. More...

    February 20

    Tom Lenk - stage pix After Buffy Tom Lenk got a role at theater - found some nice stage pix! Just scroll...
    SavingAngel.org, the site for saving Angel is live and running. You can post this anywhere you want in order to advertise it and it will be appreciated. More...
    Can Angel fans make a difference? TV Guide Online asks whether fan campaigns matter. A WB rep says "It [helped] Roswell, it was as good as gone and the big fan campaign brought it back."".
    Buffy receives award from Visual Effect Society .... for the episode "Chosen". More...
    Fans mobilize to try to save Angel after its sudden cancellation. Winston-Salem Journal gives great write-up on the Save Angel movement.

    [ edited by SaveAngel on 2004-02-20 11:39 ] More...
    Kristin (e-online) on Angel cancellation. It's just a small snippet about Angel - I don't know if she is still in shock or what.
    (SPOILER) Angel 5x15 'A Hole In The World' Trailer. JOSS RETURNS! Oh no, now i'm scared.
    Eliza in Spider-man 3? DarkHorizons.com hints at Sam Raimi having Eliza Dushku in mind for the character of Felicia Hardy (The Black Cat).
    If you like South Park, you'll love Buffy Park. Cutest pictures of South Park changed into Buffy Park I've ever seen. Wallpapers, even scenes from Hush....what do you think? More...

    February 19

    Gellar Talks Scooby 2. At the end of the article she talks about how great it was working with Seth Green again - also take note on the left of the top DVD sales - Angel, at the time I posted this, is number 1.
    Overnights for 'Smile Time'. According to MediaWeek last night's episode got 4.0/6, an increase on 3.8/5 from the week before. Fast national wise Angel got 3.0/5, up from last week's 2.5/4.
    "For no TV now can ever come to any good." A fan pours out his/her feelings rewriting Auden's Funeral Blues. (Reg. prob. req.) More...
    Last Platinum Ticket on Ebay for Oakland Slayercon and with only 3 days left it's already over $4000 US dollars.(Edited current price - at the time of original posting it was over $2000) More...
    FOX Home Entertainment Moves Angel S4 DVD (R4) to April 28th, 2004 as confirmed in their new press release for April releases. Still no official press release for Buffy Season 7, but should be coming soon.
    (SPOILER) Entertainment Geekly's reviews "Smile Time" "The triumphant return of Busty Nina and her little, felty friend." Also contains a speculation/spoiler for next week. More...
    Doomed `Angel' still good TV. "WB decision to kill vampire series may not be fatal; show's fate staked to star's desire". More...
    Int'l community kicks off campaign to save Angel. "Before the reports had even hit the press or airwaves, Internet sites were springing up, calling for The WB to change their decision."
    USA Today--What to Watch Wednesday Robert Bianco on tonight's episode. Contains some not-very-veiled caustic commentary on The WB's programmers. Bonus: mention of Aly's "That 70s Show" appearance also tonight.
    HERC's Seen One of the Last Nine Angels! Welp, that's a depressing title. (The Whedonesque discussion thread for AtS S5x14) More...
    Michelle Trachtenberg Interview As for whether she'd do a Buffy movie if they ever decided to do one from the show, she said, "You know, never say never. Right now, I'm more focused on new aspects of my career." More...
    Update on Chocolate Campaign I just checked the site to see if they had any info and thought I would pass it along.

    February 18

    (SPOILER) Cancellation bites. "There are many appalling ironies here — not the least of which is that this smart, stylish entertainment gets nixed the same time the reality-romance genre’s revolting answer to dwarf-tossing, The Littlest Groom, debuts."
    Whedon, Cassaday launch new X-Men title. From Wizarduniverse.com, includes some comments from Joss... More...
    Angel Fans Respond To CHUD.com "Remember all those Firefly letters? They are dwarfed by the incredible salvo of Angel emails I've been pulverized with." More...
    Support Angel website This has all the contact information for UPN for those who want to start bombarding them with letters.
    Can Angel move to another network? Whedon admits "it's a longshot" but an Angel insider confirms to TV Guide Online that 20th Century Fox are putting forward a proposal for UPN. Plus more on the Buffy plotline - Spike or Angel?.
    New post category: X-men. To facilitate future discussion of Joss's comic book adventure, we've created an X-men category. You'll find it in the category dropdown when you make a post.
    Look skyward, 'Angel' "Angel" has been staked. UPN seems ambivalent about continuing the voyages of "Enterprise." The clock is ticking on Fox's low-rated "Tru Calling." That could leave the WB's "Smallville" and "Charmed" as the only sci-fi/fantasy shows on network television.
    BBC reports on Angel's cancellation Nothing new here, but thought it was interesting to note that the BBC is covering it away from their cult section and is in the Top 3 TV stories section at the moment.
    TV Guide's Matt Roush on Angel. "We won't be left hanging but we will be left wanting". More...
    Angel Fans Already Organizing. SyFy Portal speaks to SupportAngel.org about the campaign to save the show. More...
    Adam Busch on FOX's new series, THE JURY Adam (Warren on Buffy) will be "the loquacious court bailiff". More...
    It's Official: Joss Whedon on Astonishing X-Men The fever pitch surrounding the publisher's X-Men Reload event resulted in the embargo date of February 25 being ignored in favour of revealing that the rumours of Joss Whedon and John Cassaday teaming up for a new Astonishing X-Men series in May were true. More...
    Joss Whedon to ask Sarah about guest role. In the second AP story (the CNN one being the other), Joss says there are more stories to tell about Angel and that he intends to find out if SMG will guest. More...
    The WB cancels 'Angel'. "There may be hope for resurrection. Although nothing is finalized yet, Whedon is talking with the network about possible "Angel" TV movies next year to tie up any loose ends in the story." More...
    Eonline story about Angel cancellation. Contains some quotes from Joss that I haven't seen elsewhere. More...

    February 17

    Working title for Firefly movie revealed and some other positive tidbits at Fireflyfans.net. More...
    CHUD.com Comments On The End Of Angel "This is a really special little show, one that I think BURIED Buffy right out of the gate. Fight for this little guy." More...
    Joss wallpaper. Vrya (at Tangled Synthesis) has created a stunning and very appropriate wallpaper which quotes Joss's reaction to the recent cancellation of Angel.
    Still no plans for Sarah Michelle Gellar to appear on Angel. A source tells TV Guide Online that Sarah will not be guest starring for this the final season. More...
    Even German fans got mobile... Also the German fans protest against the cancellation of Angel - they wrote an open letter... More...
    (SPOILER) Doomed 'Angel' still good TV Spoiler if you haven't seen the trailer for tomorrow's episode. More...
    (SPOILER) TV Gal doesn't want to live in a world without a Joss Whedon show Angel mention is toward the end of the page. Beware of spoilers for other shows and a short description of this week's Angel episode.
    (SPOILER) Episode 16 Summary (reg. required)
    Robert Bianco, USA Today TV critic, on Angel. "I'd be more willing to let it go if WB had shown any ability over the last few years to come up with something that would do better or be half as good." More...
    Chocolate solace for the cast and crew. A sweet initiative from whatwouldbuffydo.com. More...
    Stake in 'Angel' Heart NY Post claims Angel's "cancellation was likely due to Angel's dwindling popularity"

    February 16

    A true Whedonesque convention in Cleveland .... Morena Baccarin, Firefly - Inara Serra has just been added to the April event. Celebrating all 3 of Joss's creation at one time in one place. More...
    You Never Want to be a Cult Hit A live journal entry about "Angel's" cancelletion, cult hits, production costs, and "Smallville's" chance of longevity. Warning: "If you're really, really raw over the cancellation of "Angel," you may want to skip this one." More...
    Rest in Peace Whedonverse comic A bit of dark humor from Cinerama.
    Jordan Levin defends decision to cancel Angel. The WB president says he had to make room for new shows. Joss Whedon says the decision doesn't seem logical and thinks it's too soon to talk about Angel telepics (free monthly trial req). More...
    Exclusive interview with JAR on Angel's cancellation More...
    All is not lost for ANGEL....YET. A poster at The WB Angel message board states that Mutant Enemy will talk to other networks about "extending the show" based on employee conjecture and old information (the poster has updated and admitted that he jumped the gun). More...

    February 15

    David Boreanaz is making a convention appearance ..... in the US at Flashback Weekend in May. More...
    The Future of the Buffyverse An analysis @ BuffyCritic.com of the possibilites of future Buffyverse projects. It was first created when it was announced that Buffy was going off the air, but I don't think it's been posted before. Recently updated to include news of Angel's cancellation. More...
    Hannigan Plays Good Cop on 'That '70s Show' Take a break from all your worries and read about Alyson's guest spot, her Ben Affleck story, and how her husband is "super-sized"
    Joss Whedon posts at the Bronze. "No, we had no idea this was coming. Yes, we will finish out the season. No, I don't think the WB is doing the right thing. Yes, I'm grateful they did it early enough for my people to find other jobs. Yes, my heart is breaking." More...
    Musings On The End by Tensai at Spoiler Slayer. Good reflective opinion piece on the current situation. And in lighter news, just for old times sake Leoff (of Buffy wildfeed fame) updates.

    February 14

    Variety article on Angel's cancellation. Mentions strong demographics of the show but notes the WB's need for new hits in the face of aging shows (sub req). Filmforce picks up on the strange timing of the announcement. More...
    RENEW ANGEL!! Let's not forget about one of the more predominant sites which has helped to show the support of Angel fans.
    VES 2004 awards .... Visual Effects Society awards to be held Feb 18. Buffy is nominated for "Chosen" More...
    First official Angel petition So far, it's got 500 sigs.
    WB press release: Official word on Angel being cancelled
    (SPOILER) The End of Angel. David Greenwalt says that Angel will not be renewed. Only general spoilers for next week (if you've seen the promo, it's safe). More...
    'Blame' Tim McCanlies... for the swordfight between Angel and Lindsey. More...

    February 13

    Michelle Trachtenberg interview. ""I love "Buffy " but I felt like every year, my character got younger as I got older. The scripts even had me speaking grammatically incorrect." (interview on page 11, pdf reader required)
    (SPOILER) AtS S5x18 info at Spoiler Slayer. This looks really good. Filmjerk.com has details as well. More...
    (SPOILER) Angel 5x14 Smile Time Trailer I know the episode has been getting a lot of flak, but it looks damn funny.
    Buffy and Angel nominated for 2004 Saturn Awards. The shows got eight nominations between them for best network show, best actor and actress and best supporting actor and actress. Firefly got nominated for best dvd tv release.
    Interesting tidbits about Joss' involvement with Marvel movies... Avi Arad, head of Marvel says, about Joss: "Oh yeah! We're going to land him... He's a tough cookie, but we'll get him."

    February 12

    Entertainment Geekly Review "Why We Fight". "What's more cliche than yet another Angel vs. Spike episode, you might ask?" More...
    Overnights for 'Why We Fight'. Mediaweek gives Angel 3.8/5. Fast nationals from Zap2it give Angel 2.5/4. More...
    Angel season 4 DVD (R1) available Fall 2004 according to the insert card from the season 3 boxset. More...
    (SPOILER) Promo pics for AtS 5x15 written and directed by Joss Whedon.
    When Harry Met Sally, the view from the West End. A fan describes a preview performance of Alyson Hannigan's London play - including an Alexis sighting.
    Herc's seen the 101th Angel episode. The Whedonesque discussion thread for 'Why We Fight'.

    February 11

    (SPOILER) Casting spoiler for AtS S5x17. More...
    (SPOILER) Angel S5x13 Wildfeed summary. With screen caps.
    (SPOILER) Episode 16 Info. (reg. req.) A list of the cast and crew. More...
    Interview with Firefly composer Greg Edmonson. "Joss and Tim Minear both had a very clear vision of what the music should contribute to the show. They had lived with this show for a very long time."
    Firefly to return to television? "The original (movie) script was shelved and Joss wrote something else entirely. Something less of an epilogue and more of a potential springboard to a series return". More...
    (SPOILER) Tim Minear posts AtS news at Buffistas.org More...
    (SPOILER) Heeeee, some more... More...
    (SPOILER) Kristin's eonline chat transcript..... Talks about chance of David returning to Angel as well as speculation on the fate of another season. More...
    (SPOILER) Heeeeeeee! (.jpg) More...
    Confirmed: Charisma Carpenter signs for Playboy. The issue featuring her will be out sometime in the summer.
    Angel season 3 DVD (R1) clips at Cinescape. Three of them highlight key moments from the season whilst the remainder preview the bonus material (Windows Media Player required). More...

    February 10

    TV programs spin into homes on DVD "Firefly was an example of the best TV show you never watched. Created by Joss Whedon of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" fame, "Firefly" had all the humor, heart and intelligence of "Buffy" but with no vampires. In a strange mixture of genres that ended up being a perfect formula" More...
    Some Firefly Movie News? This originally came from Ain't it Cool. WARNING: Ain't it Cool has major spoilers for Angel on same page as the Firefly Info. The link posted here is safe. More...
    Amber Benson Interview Discussing her film "Chance" and her work on BtVS. More...
    Clips from "The Slayer Collection" DVDs. View excerpts from the Angel, Spike, Willow and Faith profile featurettes on the region 2 DVDs (Real Player required). More...
    Emma Caulfield Invites Online Fans to Watch Her Documentary 'Bandwagon' in Los Angeles at Its First Public Screening. Wish I had known about this sooner.
    TV Gal's Cranky Cup Overfloweth Spoilers only if you haven't seen ep 5.12 of Angel More...

    February 09

    Behind the scenes 5x08 pics (Arthelius) More...
    SMG picture doing skit as Wonder Woman on MTV Movie Awards. I just thought this was a funny connection to the earlier post and that you could see what she might look like as Wonder Woman. Also her description of herself is quite funny. More...
    Buffy is a Wonder Woman. I just came across this. I don't think it's been posted. If I'm wrong, my apologies...
    Michelle Trachtenberg's stock on HSX Michelle Trachtenberg is getting her own stock on the Hollywood Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Starting price is $40.00 More...
    (SPOILER) More Info on AtS episodes 16 and 17 at Spoiler Slayer and a recap of the latest rumour (or foiler) going around various boards.

    February 08

    New Sideshow 12" Doll of Vampire Willow The next Buffy doll in the Sideshow line will be "Dopplegangland" Vamp Willow. Available in Summer 2004.
    Going Through The Motions Buffy Season Six DVD Info More...
    Marvel's Editor-In- Chief hits out at Joss Whedon New X-Men rumour. Joe Quesada says "I hate to break it to the fans, but this stuff about Whedon and Cassaday doing New X-Men is just a nasty rumor". More...
    Fox Home DVD Site Updated. Includes information about the Angel Season 3 DVD Due to be released on the 10th. More...
    Michelle T. (Dawn) on Sharon O. show ...... Wed., Feb 11. - Sharon's talking with young actress Michelle Trachtenberg ("Eurotrip")! More...
    "Park Avenue Orphan." That's how Christina Nickson, the main character in Marti Noxon's new series "Point Pleasant", describes herself. Details on this new project at Filmjerk.com. More...
    Happy Birthday to Seth Green. He turns 30 today.
    First Look: Tales of the Vampires #3. Comics Continuum has a four page preview of Jane Espenson's story for the comic book. Plus Drew Goddard takes on the Dracula mythos (out in comic stores this Wednesday). More...
    Angelic Designs for the Undead. CityOfAngel.com speaks to the Angel production designers. Very insightful and includes set pics as well.

    February 07

    Behind the Scenes of 5.12 (Registration required) Spoilers only if you haven't seen the episode.
    Angel gets nominated for an award by the International Horror Guild. The awards recognise outstanding achievements in the field of Horror and Dark Fantasy. More...
    Showtalkers - You're Welcome now up. Looks like Showtalkers is back up with a new site design, and discussion of the latest Angel episode.

    February 06

    David Fury posts at the Bronze: Beta to clear up any confusion about "You're Welcome" which he wrote and directed. More...
    The Latest Craze - part three. It's the concluding part of this BBC ecomic and matters are coming to a head for the Scoobies.
    Ready to slay 'em in the aisles. The ever adorable Alyson Hannigan chats to The Guardian about her new play "When Harry Met Sally" and her career post Buffy. More...
    (SPOILER) Eonline's Kristins Weekly Column on Angel 100th.... Interviews and clips (you must register to view clips but it's free) with the entire cast. It's a big column - each person got their own page.
    Nick Brendon's TV movie's has an air date ... CELESTE IN THE CITY (ABC Family) - stars Majandra Delfino ("Roswell") and Nicholas Brendon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), airs Sunday, March 14 at 8:00/7:00c. More...
    (SPOILER) AtS S5x13 'Why We Fight' trailer. Well that was different.
    Angel Season 3 DVD Review at TvShowsOnDvd.com More...

    February 05

    Peter David's Review of 5ADH12 'You're Welcome.' "In every way, the episode worked not only as a smooth summary of what had gone before (notice the effortless exposition, as opposed to last week's painful info dump from Andrew) but a powerful sense of what's to come. But...aw, DAMN IT, Whedon."
    "Approach stories first from an emotional standpoint." Shawn Ryan (creator of The Shield) mentions what he learned as a writer on AtS. More...
    Overnights for "You're Welcome". According to Mediaweek, "Angel (3.9/5) bested a repeat of UPN's America's Next Top Model (2.6/4) by 50%". Zap2it gave it 2.8/4. In related Angel ratings news, the WB has released some more highly encouraging stats.
    Charisma Carpenter TV Guide interview. If you haven't seen last night's Angel, I would recommend staying away.
    (SPOILER) AtS S5x13 'Why We Fight' pics at MediasharX. Three of them in all and an episode description too. More...
    Charisma Carpenter in Playboy? "Yes, you heard it here first. Word on the street is Charisma may do a cover shot and inside pictorial in an issue tentatively scheduled for a late spring or early summer release. More to come as this story develops..."
    Entertainment Geekly reviews "You're Welcome" "After 99 episodes of snarky comments, brooding anti-heroes, hell dimensions, and dust bunnies aplenty, ANGEL celebrates its 100th episode..."
    (SPOILER) MSN Live presents David Boreanaz. Fans will be able to talk to him in an special MSN chat room tonight i.e. Wednesday at 8pm ET/5pm PT (webpage contains a very well known spoiler for the 100th episode). More...
    Common Rotation Continues Touring Through April, With Stops in New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Michigan, and California. More...
    Herc’s Seen ANGEL 100!! Herc's description of tonight's Angel episode entitled, "You're Welcome" which marks the 100th episode. (The discussion thread for Whedonesque posters).

    February 04

    (SPOILER) National Post: "Sifting through the evil of Angel." Requires registration. More...
    (SPOILER) USA Today's Robert Bianco picks 'Angel' on "What To Watch Wednesday" "As smart, funny and scary as any show you'll find on TV, Angel isn't just a fantasy refuge, it's also a place where viewers can rediscover the joys of first-rate scripted programming"
    Pix of AH in 70's show eps. SPOILER for That 70s Show (does anyone care?). From That 70s Central, summaries and a pic from the eps that AH is in. More...
    GEOS: Global opinion survey and TV schedules for SciFi-ish shows. Covers BtVS, AtS, and Firefly, as well as some 40 others - both current and classic. Not a new link, but it's a great resource, and I don't think it's been posted here before. More...
    (SPOILER) Angel's 100th Birthday Bash which was held by TV Guide. Amongst other things James Marsters and Alexis Denisof comment on Sarah's decision not to guest this season.
    Christopher Golden and Amber Benson Sign Deal With Del Rey Books for a Series of 'Ghosts of Albion' Novels. "The first one would likely appear in fall 2005. There may also be audio books based on those novels. Much sooner than that, there will be additional merchandise available at finer specialty shops in the UK." More...
    Official Buffy Fan Club Auctioning More Props. They include a set-used Bringer Knife, a set of Sunnydale Police car door magnets, and Sarah Michelle Gellar-worn wardrobe. More...
    Romance writer hooked on Spike. Follow the link to the January 2004 interview with Delilah Devlin. More...
    (SPOILER) Angel 100th Episode. "On the eve of Angel's 100th episode, the cast members and their main man, Joss Whedon, fill you in on what you can expect."
    Angel, Season 5 premiere 'Conviction' to air Wednesday, February 11 at 10:30pm on Channel Seven in Australia. Link goes to the magazine's website - details obtained from recent issue of TV Week.

    February 03

    Chance DVD in UK. You can now order the Chance DVD and poster for 28.99 (Pounds Sterling) from Forbidden Planet (search for Amber Benson in the Buffy section to view).
    Selection of Menu Shots for Angel, Season 4 DVDs (Reg 2, 4) up over at The R2 Project.
    (SPOILER) Kristin's eonline chat transcript..... Mentions Angel's 100th and a few other things.
    WB Hopes To Hide In 'Dark Shadows' Joss comments on that other vampire show that The WB is planning.
    (SPOILER) TV Gal Sinks Her Teeth into 'Angel' More...
    Peter David's Belated Review of 5ADH11 'Damage.' "I was really with the story until that end sequence... at which point the entire episode started to retroactively unravel for me. Which was very, VERY annoying."
    (SPOILER) The WB Finally announces sweep plans, All New Angel till episode 16 on March 3rd. (at least). Includes new spoilers for episode 16
    (SPOILER) TV Guide Readers Comment On The Angel Issue. Matt Roush responds to claims that there was a Cordelia bias in the issue. More...
    (SPOILER) AtS S5x12 "You're Welcome" review at Sci Fi Weekly. The 100th episode "is a high point for this very good season" and "even though Joss Whedon didn't write it, ...is a standout episode".
    (SPOILER) New info for episode 17 at FilmJerk.com. More...
    David Boreanaz on "The Sharon Osbourne Show" tomorrow The WB's "Angel" David Boreanaz stops by to talk about the re-"vamp"ed season of the hit series.
    Seth Green on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" this week, I believe he will be discussing his film "Party Monster", but I could be wrong.

    February 02

    Fillion get pilot, Hannigan gets co-star
    The 100 Greatest Ever Angel moments at CityofAngel.com. Superb feature.
    (SPOILER) Episode 15 Full Summary The more believable version of episode 15. More...
    Latest news on the Firefly movie. "We have received word from a couple of sources that Universal is, at this point, on board with movie, and that the current stumbling block is elsewhere." More...
    "Cast of Angel" on Ryan Seacrest Wednesday February 4th. If you follow the links on the site, you can even submit a question that might get read on air. More...
    (SPOILER) Possible spoilers for episode 16, from spoiler slayer

    February 01

    Once More, With iTunes (iTunes required for link to work [itunes.com]) Once More, With Feeling now available for download from the popular music (legal) downloading service.
    Buffy: Season 7 R2 DVD Cover Art. Ok, so Angel season 4's is a tiny bit more interesting, but this is still cool!
    Photos of Amber Benson from Friday's "Los Angeles Premiere of 'Latter Days.'" This is an update to a previous story.



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