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April 01

Stephanie Romanov in Cruel Intentions 3. Playing the role of Headmistress. More...
Whedonverse convention in the UK with actors from all 3 Whedon series. Fusion includes Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Morena Baccarin, Jewel Staite, Nick Brendon, Emma Caulfield, and Juliet Landau. April 30 - May 2, 2004 in Blackpool. More...
Sci-Fi Series “Firefly” Available through Navy’s Afloat Library Program This is not only nice but hopefully will help Firefly find a lot more fans to help boost movie sales when the movie debuts!
Angel's Food Bank Drive extended They have raised $10,343 so far on this last day of the original drive. The fundraiser has apparently been extended indefinitely. More...
Caroline Dhavernas (Jaye) thanks Wonderfalls fans and welcomes the show's new slot. "Thursday nights it is! Now, I know it's Ladies Night in many bars, at least in Montreal, my hometown, but LADIES! Be fashionably late!!!" More...

March 31

Jonathan M. Woodward gets film role. The actor who has been in all three Mutant Enemy shows will star in "The Ballad of Bettie Page", a movie about the cult American sex icon. More...
Casting for Marti Noxon's New Show. Casting started for Marti's new show, Point Pleasant.
Alyson Hannigan pilot report. From the run-through held Tuesday night. Description of the pilot plot in the report, so if you want to avoid spoilers for Aly's new show, skip the last paragraph.
(SPOILER) Heads up for people who receive the Angel Chronicles E-mail. This is a warning for people who receive the Angel Chronicles, MAJOR SPOILERS are in the email, so if you don't want to be spoiled, you might not want to open the Email (link goes to the WB's Angel Website).
Gallery of recent Lindsay photos from the WB. Some great photos of our favorite little Texan from his appearances in this season of Angel.
James Marsters on being on Angel. Marsters interview was conducted before the cancellation announcement. (free reg req'd) More...
Real-Life Vampire Slayers Get Busted by Cops. "The undead-dispatching heroines of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" never did anything like pull a body out of a grave, tear out its heart, burn the removed organ and then drink the ashes." The story is halfway down the page.
Julie Benz stars in The Long Shot. This Hallmark Channel movie will premiere Sunday, April 18th at 9:00 pm Eastern. Synopsis and photos can be found at the link. More...
Marc Blucas plays Bonham in the film The Alamo. The movie opens April 9th, the article is about the man he is portraying.
A new pic "behind the scene" from 5x14 Smile Time More...
Gellar wanted to kick ass in Kill Bill. Sarah Michelle Gellar says her ambition is to appear in a martial arts movie.
Wonderfalls gets permanent Thursday timeslot according to The Futon Critic. Common sense seems to have prevailed for once in TV lalala land.

March 30

Media musings: Fox wages war of class vs. crass. A Capital Times columnist talks about the best and worst television shows on one network FOX. Wonderfalls and Firefly both mentioned, along with a nice pic of Caroline Dhavernas. Click on more for other critical praise for Wonderfalls links. More...
Slashdot readers discuss the 18-34 male viewers demographic. The Nielsens are showing an unexpected drop in viewers from this demographic. More...
Cancelled Series FAMILY GUY renewed after healthy DVD Sales. For those looking for ammunition that DVD sales could renew a series (like Firefly or Angel), this is very interesting news. More...
Worldwide Saving Angel Online Rally. Official instructions for participating, including where and when to post. More...
Buffy season 7 DVD (R2) review. As ever, very thorough coverage at DVD Times. All aspects covered including the plot, picture quality, sound and the extras. The review of the DVD's commentaries is particularly interesting. Oh and Halfrek is Cecily.
(SPOILER) Eonline's Kristin in her week chat talks about Angel ... and a rumor as to why SMG will not appear, was it a Grudge or not? More...
Interview with the co-creator of the Saving Angel campaign. "We just felt that we needed to make a stand. Good genre TV is dropping by the minute faster than we can say. TV is becoming a wasteland."
Casting Changes for Aly's NBC Pilot. Michael Landes is replacing Eric Christian Olsen as the male lead in NBC's untitled comedy starring Alyson Hannigan, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Toronto Trek 18. Toronto Trek 18 has a Buffy and an Angel guest this year and also the third annual Sunnydale Central 3 has been announced! More...
Deleted Scene from "Karma Chameleon". There is another deleted scene here. More...
Scooby Doo 2 is good but Simpson's are cool. SMG talks about how fun doing the Simpson's was.
Tales of the Vampires #5 preview. It's out on April 21st, it's the final issue and DarkHorse.com has a four page preview from a story about a vampire called Angel. More...

March 29

Ask Matt column at TVGuide.com fields 3 separate questions on Wonderfalls. Matt Roush gives Wonderfalls some more boosting. More...
Columnist perspective on the Save Angel sites. "In the end, it's just a TV show and it has to end sometime". More...
Viacom planning cable channel aimed at the gay market. "MTV owner Viacom plans to launch a channel aimed at the gay market as the popularity of gay characters in mainstream programming such as 'Will & Grace' and 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' rises." More...
(SPOILER) Possible casting rumour for 'Serenity'. Apparently Joss Whedon wants this well known actor to be in the movie. More...
Don't let them cancel these shows! Captain Video implores the networks to save Angel and Wonderfalls. There's also brief academic analysis of fan campaigns as well.
Wonderfalls Daddy Sings Out. TV Guide interview with William Sadler who plays Jaye's father. Now here's a useless bit of trivia for you. Turns out he was the Grim Reaper in "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey!".
Gellar's Poison Passion. Our favorite risky slayer has acquired a new love for poisonous blowfish on the set of "The Grudge." (Scroll down for story).
FOX moved up to fourth with "Wonderfalls," 2.3/4 ... It was actually up from it's lead-in which had put FOX in fifth place with 2.1/4 for the 8pm hour. More...
A Buffyesque sidekick for the new Doctor Who ... Davies said that he wanted Doctor Who's latest incarnation to have a Buffy The Vampire Slayer-style right-hand woman. More...
A plot line for Astonishing X-Men? A columnist mentions that John Cassaday is apparently looking for "Dark Phoenix" trade paperbacks and wonders if this has anything to with Joss Whedon's scripts. More...

March 28

'Scooby-Doo 2' Scares Up Box-Office Win. It took in $30.7 million its opening weekend, 43% below the first films debut. More...
Gina Torres says all original cast members will be in 'Serenity'. And according to the brief report from the Sci-Fi Slam in Los Angeles, she referred to Fox saying "Revenge is sweet...I'm making a movie." More...
Bryan Fuller and TV's most influential players discuss gay themes in television. "On Wonderfalls, we have a lesbian character. We explore her relationship, but we were told explicitly by (the network's) Standards and Practices (department) that we cannot show them kiss."
What Buffy did next -- SMG talks about leaving Buffy, doing Doo-deux, marriage and working in Japan.
ASH supports the Roger Daltrey's Teenage Cancer Trust by appearing in a sketch at the Albert Hall, London, on March 31st as part of the charity event. Click on the link for ticket prices and booking.

March 27

(SPOILER) WB episode description for AtS S5x17 'Underneath'. This mini-hiatus is really draggin on and we have to wait till April 14th for this new episode (Smallville spoilers as well on this page). More...
Don't forget - SMG on 'The Simpsons' this Sunday 8pm/7c on Fox. More...
Photo Ops from last weekends Buffy & Angel Convention. Click on the photo of the actor to see the photos of that actor with some of their fans.
Can Scooby Doo Two Top Original? "Four movies open wide this weekend, only one film opens in more than 1,600 theatres. Scooby-Doo 2 opens in 3,312 theatres. Look for $30 million in the first weekend." More...
SciFi Wire mentions the Buffy/Angel California Convention this weekend. (reg. req.) B/A guests will be there on Sunday. However, Gina Torres from Angel and Firefly will be there Saturday. Take note of the syndicated ratings on the left side.
'Wonderfalls' widens puzzle of the trinkets, another critic begs viewers to watch. Here, an explanation is required. "Wonderfalls" is the new Fox dramedy that most critics, this one included, like a lot and that most viewers haven't bothered to see.(free reg req'd) More...
SFGate columnist's diatribe to Gail Berman about Wonderfalls. Gail Berman, Milkwoman of Human Kindness, I'm speaking directly to you here -- how about believing in the brilliance once in a while ... More...
'Wonderfalls' on April 1 -- No Foolin'. New episode to air on Thursday, but as of now, it's just "to test the waters." More...
More hope for Wonderfalls renewal? Fox's massive change to their schedule should allow more shows to air all year-round, and hopefully Wonderfalls will find a place in there somewhere

March 26

Falling for Wonderfalls. "Fox's Wonderfalls is the funniest show on television and the best new series of the season. So why aren't you watching it?"
Some comments from Amy Acker on Angel's Cancellation from an issue of the UK's Dreamwatch magazine.
Herc's seen tonights "Wonderfalls" And again, he loves it. Did you love it too? Discuss the episode in this thread and chat about it at Flickr as well. More...
Seth Green: From “Buffy” to “Austin” to “Scooby”. Teenhollywood.com hangs out with our favorite laconic wolf. More...
Eonline's Kristin mentions Angel in her Why Good Shows Fail Rant. She gives 6 reasons why she thinks shows like Angel fail and Wonderfalls never get a chance to succeed on network TV and it's not the shows fault. More...
(SPOILER) The Associated Press Report on the Angel Guest Star Situation. Pretty much what was said before, just the official report. More...
March 26th to be Declared "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed'' Day in Los Angeles County. Very, very nice.
Bronze Beta post by Chris Buchanan of M.E.. Where he talks about the future of the Whedonverse (Chris' post is half way down the page and in pink). More...

March 25

Tru Calling actually has a growing audience according to recent ratings. More...
Rob Prior interview with SMGFan.com. He's the man who did all the artwork used at the Buffy wrap party in 2003. I saw some of them on ebay last year. More...
New Ghost of Albion short story. Amber Benson and Christopher Golden have contributed "Illusions" as part of the site's Vampires Magazine. Direct link.
Seth Green draws up toy stories with Cartoon Network. He's developing an animated series for the network, "a stop-motion cartoon that depicts iconic toys acting out satirical vignettes."
Sarah in negotiations for "Southland Tales". It's a comedy-musical thriller for Cherry Road Films. More...
Mini-review/info for S7 DVD extras. Beware - SMG snark!

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(SPOILER) Official news on Angel special guest star status. Jeff Bell tells all to TV Guide Online.
Using Buffy as a role model to get fit. Article talks about how to get through to obese teens and cites Buffy as an example. More...
More 'Scooby-Doo 2' Reviews @ Rotten Tomatoes More...
Bigger, but not better .... Scooby Doo 2 reviewed ... THIS movie presents an interesting conundrum for movie critics. The film offically opens this Friday. More...
Another DB Thank You Ad. A ship-free ad whose only agenda is thanking David for his hard work and dedication. They're aiming to place it in the May 11th international edition of Hollywood Reporter. More...
Nick Brendon report from 'Creation Entertainment's Salute to Buffy and Angel' NJ convention.
Starfury: The White Room. J. August Richards is the first guest announced for the October 29-31 2004 event at the Thistle Hotel in Heathrow. Tickets go on sale April 1st. More...
Today in History: A very happy 30th birthday to Alyson Hannigan! And, of course, our very own Simon.

March 24

The Path of Wesley Wyndham-Pryce. DarkWorlds' resident Angel writer expounds on how Wesley's recent darkness has always been in him.
James Marsters should play Constantine in the Hellblazer movie says Cinescape columnist and not Keanu Reeves. More...
Pics of Amy Acker from The Book L.A. magazine website.
Chris Buchanan sets record straight for 'Serenity' news. The Mutant Enemy president clarifies what he calls "dubious facts" regarding the upcoming movie.
buffy the vampire slayer 2005 calendar. Prepare for 2005 with a BtVS Calendar. More...
BTVS alum Michelle Branch Concert on the Oxygen network. This Friday, March 26, 2004 at 9pmE/8pmC. More...
How Buffy is influencing Islam. "Now that Buffy and Bart are raining down on traditionally Muslim societies from satellites, Islam finds itself in McWorld's cross hairs".
NEW ANGEL RALLY! Another LA rally is being planned for March 31st, since it seems the first rally was less successful than the organizers hoped. More...
Pilot news for Whedonverse alums. Anyasbuttmonkey at the Angel's Soul Spoiler Board has conveniently assembled most of the pilots news for Buffy/Angel/Firefly alums in this handy dandy guide. More...
Fans Try to Revive "Angel". March 23 NY Post article about movements to save Angel...nice picture of David, too.

March 23

Nathan Fillion advises multiple Firefly movie viewings. But "I realize that movie going is an expensive endeavor nowadays (Alliance plot), so in an effort to keep it affordable- BRING YOUR OWN SNACKS.". More...
Pics of Alyson after performance in London. Nice little fan reaction stating what we all know...Aly is great.
(SPOILER) Pics for the next two Wonderfalls episodes and there's descriptions for the episodes (titled "Pink Flamingos" and "Crime Dog") as well. More...
MAC Tara & Anya Figs up for Pre-Order. The long awaited Anya and Tara action figures are up for preorder at Time & Space Toys! Woo! I'm sure other stores have them too, but this is one I know of. More...
Anthony Head to appear in new BBC Drama. No, it's not "Ripper". More...
(SPOILER) A little more on the penultimate episode of "Angel". From Spoilerslayer More...
(SPOILER) Kristin (e-online) talks to DB about Angel cancellation. She mentions a brief convo with SMG too. Page contains spoilers for Alias.
First promo pic from 'The Jury' starring Adam Busch. Via MediaSharX. More...
Band "ist" Supports Angel. The band will donate $5.00 from every sold copy of their upcoming debut album between March and August 2004 to a series of charities supported by key members of the 'Buffy' and 'Angel' casts and crews.
David and Jaime at The 18th Annual Genesis Awards. Daily Celeb has more images from the event as well.
(SPOILER) Casting Side for 5.21 Clarifications and extras located here. More...
How Does Your Favorite Show Stack Up? Angel mentioned as having one of the biggest gains of a returning series.
Sarah Revealed. Sarah to hit interview with Jules Asner. More...
(SPOILER) Final episodes of "Angel" news via a TV Guide article. More...

March 22

(SPOILER) Possible 'Serenity' spoilers at Buffistas.org.
"High Adventure", Angel fan video featuring Puppet!Angel. ( a 6.12 mb Real Video download )
TV Guide's Matt Roush on Wonderfall's future. "This most cruel of TV seasons has come awfully close to crushing the spirit of those who treasure and root for offbeat TV". But Tim Minear is more upbeat especially when it comes to the ratings for the encore.
Confessions of a Nielsen family An interesting article into how the Nielsen ratings system works (especially for non-Americans). There is even a Buffy mention. More...
Saving Angel campaign takes flight Wow...Just...uh..Wow.
New strategies at savingangel.com click on both the "download" and "donation" links for more information.
Angel's Food Bank Drive "In honor of our hero Angel, who has spent five years helping the city of L.A.'s helpless, fans of the show have chosen to run a campaign to donate money to the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank from March 17th to March 31st, 2004" More...
Scooby Doo 2 Review. "But rather than taking an if-it-ain't-broke-don't-fix-it approach to the follow-up to their $150 million-plus-grossing hit, they've instead chosen to take those beloved Hanna-Barbera characters and give them a garish, extreme makeover.". There is a much more positive review here. Though unlike the other reviewer, this one did not like the first film.
Three more Buffy props up for auction. Most notably Buffy's bloodstained sweatshirt from 'Seeing Red'. More...

March 21

Variety article on Firefly movie. "While Universal's decision may seem like an eyebrow-raiser, it's closer to a no-brainer: The risk is modest, and the rewards could be plentiful."
Scooby Doo 2 Premiere Photos.
Pictures of Mercedes McNab from Femme Fatale magazine Probably not safe for work. More...
Fandom Studies Survey conducted by a University senior student involved in BtVS/AtS fandom, but aimed at members of any fandom. More...

March 20

Sarah and Freddie to opt out of Scooby Doo 3? Zap2it article strongly implies that neither has yet signed on for the third film in the franchise. Also contains rumors of bad behavior on the set of Scooby Doo 2. More...
Ratings for last night's Wonderfalls. According to Zap2it, "falling in its second week was FOX's latest critically adored, audience shunned dramedy "Wonderfalls," which dipped to a 2.6/5". More...
(SPOILER) Return of the Spirit Boy. CityofAngel.com chats to Christian Kane. "I started out for Riley, but my good buddy [Mark] Blucas got it."
SMG on the Ellen Degeneres Show Tue March 23. SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR visits to chat about her new sequel “Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed.”
What people who don't watch Wonderfalls should do, according to SFGate Columnist. Pretty funny rant, Wonderfalls is mentioned about half way down the column and then again toward the end.
Darla and Lorne are coming to Grimsby, England on June 21. All profits will go towards the cost of the installation of a lift for elderly and disabled patrons at the Caxton Theatre. Tickets for the event go onsale March 30th. More...
Anthony Head: slaying 'em in the aisles. Great interview with ASH, very entertaining, it's more about him on a personal level than his performances. More...
Marvel reveal June Releases A tidbit about a special double sized version of Astonishing X-Men #1, being released in June. More...
An eclectic mix of music from actors in the Buffy/Angel verse. The link is to the cover art for James Marsters band GOTR new single to be released April 1st. Adam Busch's band Common Rotation has just released it's first Live cd. Christian Kane's band Kane also has it's debut cd onsale now.
(SPOILER) "Underneath" Tidbit A new/changed scene for episode seventeen.
David Boreanaz Thank-You Ad. TDBUK got together with Stranger Things and are organizing a "Thank You" ad for the man behind Angel.
"Wonderfalls" premiere repeat Fast National ratings .
(SPOILER) Episode 18 "Origin" Summary. Registration required. Highlights at Spoiler Slayer.

March 19

AfterEllen.com interviews Bryan Fuller, co-creator of Wonderfalls. Candid (slightly spoilery) interview that references BtVS and also reveals some of Dead Like Me's behind-the-scenes shenanigans. More...
'Chosen' voted 3rd in best TV Series Finale. A BBC Poll reports that Buffy has been voted third for the best ending of a TV Series with 17% of the vote.
Tim Minear BBC Cult interview. It's in Real Player format only I'm afraid. No transcript.
(SPOILER) 'Wonderfalls' could use more slacker spirit. This review has a bit more info on upcoming episodes than I have not seen in others articles...so it's more for the spoilers. More...
Saving Angel Billboard Campaign press release Including a daily schedule of stops for the campaign.
Herc Loves Second WONDERFALLS, Too! A GLOWING Ain't It Cool News review about episode 2, "Karma Chameleon." The Whedonesque discussion thread for this episode. Love it? Hate it? Tell us and chat about it at Flickr as well. More...
Slayercruise- June 11th, 2005 Set sail for the beautiful Caribbean Islands, with a number of your favorite celebrities from both Buffy and Angel onboard! More...
Mild-Mannered Literary Guys Transform Into Comics Writers. NYTimes article. Free registration required. Casually mentions Joss' writing of Astonishing X-Men due out in May.

March 18

BBC Cult - Vampires Magazine. Go and explore. More...
Astonishing X-Men Art Up A couple of pages of John Cassaday's art for the new Whedon scripted X-MEN book has hit the web. Dialogue is right underneath. More...
BBC Cult Team show support for Wonderfalls. I hope the BBC acquire the rights to show this! It is a good sign that they are showing an interest by watching the first 4 preview episodes. They must realise they need something to replace Buffy in the schedules.
Larger BtVS S7 DVD Menu Shots for the Region 2 and Region 4 release due over the coming months.
Frequently Asked Questions #3 at Slayage.com. The latest Daniel Erenberg opinion piece deals with questions sent in by readers.
Fan contributions sought for new Buffy book. Kiss Me Jane Productions will be publishing a Buffy fandom book. Topics for submission include fan devotion, forums, spoilers, fan fic, fan art and much more. More...
(SPOILER) New 'Wonderfalls' forum at Voy.com A minty-fresh place for WF fans to discuss the smartly snarky Fox dramedy. More...
On the travails of being a critic. Christian Science Monitor critic is deeply affected over the loss of his favorite show, ANGEL... More...
Buffy/Angel Convention this weekend in New Jersey. Just a reminder, there's a Buffy/Angel Convention this weekend in New Jersey. More...
Seth Green on Scooby Doo 2. The former Buffy star talks about his role in the film, praises Sarah Michelle Gellar and reveals that he is working on a reality TV show. More...

March 17

A demon named Lorne. According to this Australian article, our favourite green demon is "the single most intriguing gay character on television right now".
Opinion: David Boreanaz is hot Plus, four other reasons not to cancel "Angel"
An ad thanking SMG And the point is.....? More...
(SPOILER) Herc reports on Serenity casting news. Casting news appearing and disappearing online? Will Serenity be the pilot for a new series? More...
TV just doesn't nurture shows anymore. "...there will be a major void come September when the new season starts with not one Joss Whedon show on the air." Column in The Herald.
PVP likes Firefly. Today's strip talks about our favorite cancelled show! More...
An open letter from Tim Minear to the Grass Roots. "If you do one thing: turn on your TV to Fox this Friday night at nine....you are the most dedicated, passionate and, frankly, smartest fans around". More...
Second Annual Spacey Awards. Vote for Angel in the 'Viewers Choice TV Series' and Spike in the 'Viewers Choice TV Character'.
(SPOILER) AtS S5x17 'Underneath' pics at Mythical Boards (register to view).

March 16

Pics of the SavingAngel Billboard truck on the streets of L.A. at Sparklies.org.
Wonderfalls Episode Titles In case anyone's interested, the link to Tims posts at Buffistas is here.
Article on Spike's role in Angel. This writer truly believes that Spike should have remained dead.
(SPOILER) Wonderfalls S1x02 'Karma Chameleon' promo pics and an episode description too at MediasharX. More...
(SPOILER) Watch With Kristin Spoilers, news, and thoughts on Wonderfalls and Angel. More...
Scooby Stars Hold Out "Linda Cardellini and Matthew Lillard, two of the stars of the upcoming sequel film Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, have already signed to reprise their roles in a possible third film, but co-stars Sarah Michelle Gellar and her real-life husband, Freddie Prinze Jr., have not" More...
How Ubiquitous Is Our Fave Slayer? Click on Gallery Two on the left, the click on the second thumbnail on the first row. More...
FOX to encore Wonderfalls premiere If you haven't seen the best new show on TV yet, you'll get a second chance to watch it this Thursday. More...

March 15

Further news + Casting info on Aly's new sitcom More news on Alyson's new sitcom including writers, directors, possible first airing and number of episodes. The article focuses on the casting of one of the co-stars. More...
Who's running this show? The Guardian investigates whether US web fans have any say in their favourite shows with input from Television Without Pity, Variety and Whedonesque.com (reg req but it's free).
Wonderfalls fourth in Nielsen hourly rating. More...
The Grudge Behind the scenes clip Sarah at work in her new film, The Grudge. More...

March 14

Angel Gets Staked. An interview with David Boreanaz regarding the shows cancellation.
I Wonder Why the Wonderfalls Purchase the theme song by Andy Partridge through iTunes. (iTunes req.)
Tim Minear on testing Wonderfalls episodes. Posted at Buffistas.org.
Nick Brendon interview in Boston Herald. Nick talks about his time on Buffy and his new movie, Celeste in the City. More...

March 13

Fox's 'Wonderfalls' not all that amazing. The series falls short of wondrous for one TV critic. More...
More on Buffy as a role model. "Buffy herself as a role model is a tricky proposition" More...
Cassaday talks "Astonishing X-Men". Turns out that the acclaimed artist knew Joss before hand and he "wouldn't be doing this, if Joss wasn't the writer".
How Tim Minear picked the Wonderfalls theme song. Billboard article about the origin of "I Wonder Why the Wonderfalls." For lyrics (and an interesting piece of trivia), go here.
(SPOILER) CFB Casting character descriptions for "Serenity". Call for actors for various roles. Note that the entire original cast is listed except for Ron Glass. Major Spoilers (or at least the biggest so far). More...
Details on the "Save Angel" Rally. Details of "Save Angel" Week events. More...
Wonderful 'Wonderfalls' deserves shot. "So how can we kill Wonderfalls? What excuses are left to not watch another potentially great Fox show? Card game? Toenail trimming? Back waxing? Why should Wonderfalls, which premieres tonight, work where others have failed?". The discussion thread for tonight's episode, chat about it at Flickr.
"Serenity" Shooting Location Rumors. ZaphodB at FireflyFans.net claims that "Serenity" will be filming in New York City and upstate New York. More...
Charsima Poses for Playboy. Just a quick blurb I came across unexpectedly. Kinda cute though: The source says, "A photo assistant fell and Charisma got up mid-pose -- completely topless -- to help her up." Sorry, no pics. Scroll waaay down (I think it's the eleventh bit).

March 12

The Wolfram & Hart Annual Review 2004. Very thorough coverage by City Of Angel. Featuring an excellent write up of the event, video clips, audio clips, pics and VIP awards.
(SPOILER) Herc from AICN gives Wonderfalls pilot 4.5 stars. It’s a comedy. A funny one. “Joan of Arcadia” is watchable, but (let’s face it) bland as Wonder Bread. “Wonderfalls” is a thing of wonder. Episode two? Even better!
Cover to Joss' "Astonishing X-Men" #2 I have always loved Cassaday's artwork, but this cover looks almost like an Adam Hughes piece... which is a good thing.
Adorable e-Cards for Celeste in the City and Nick Brendon's Birthday Tara from NBTD designed lots of free e-Cards to let you remind your friends to watch Nick Brendon's new movie. More...
Exegesis for 5.16 Broken symmetry and always/not always pattern in Shells.
Q & A with Tim Minear. Amongst other things, find out how he would end Angel.
Bring Back Brunette Mentions both SMG and Alyson Hannigan. More...
A plethora of "Wonderfalls" reviews from Google News Just thought it would be good to get them all out there. More...
Calling all Angels... Lycos was intrigued to find searches for the WB television series Angel on a huge rise, up 66 percent over last week.
Wonderfalls and Buffy connections. Another good review of the show that also tries to draw parallels between this and Buffy.
Review of 'Latter Days' which has Amber Benson in it. Amber plays a character called Traci, a friend of one of the film's main characters.
A dig at UPN for not picking up Angel The sarcasm at UPN not picking up Angel was amusing :-)
Joss, what are we fighting for? A knot.magazine columnist drafts an open letter to Joss Whedon (contains a reference to a very major Angel season 5 event already seen in the States).
Buffy the Hamburger Slayer. No really. More...
Screen vampire to stage ghost "Top telly vampire James Marsters is heading to Coventry in search of fresh blood."
Divine Intervention from Angel's Admirers As expected, Angel won E! Onlines SOS poll with 85% of the votes.
TV Tropes and Idioms An odd and occasionally entertaining breakdown of character and plot cliches, narrative tropes and idioms, cataloged with examples, including some from the Jossverse... More...
Allyson at Popgurls give 11 reasons you should watch Wonderfalls A very funny, well-written article that'll convince you to watch, if you haven't decided to already. More...
The Quickest Q&A EVER. Popgurls.com speaks to Julie Benz, David Fury, James C. Leary, Mere Smith and Jonathan Woodward at the Wolfram and Hart Annual Revue. Highly amusing. Love the pics. More...

March 11

Like a tourist trap, 'Wonderfalls' will grab you Another positive review of the show from the Miami Herald More...
Zap2It Features 'Celeste in the City'. With a description of the tv movie and a talk with its stars Majandra Delfino and Nicholas Brendon. There's an official website with photos and all. There aren't words to describe Nick's look you have to see it for yourself. More...
Sky One statement about Angel. The UK broadcaster "is saddened by the news" and "the decision not to commission another season is with the network in question and beyond our influence". More...
Angel episode 20 spoilers revised. The casting sides have been updated with one major change. More...
'Wonderfalls' Offers a Torrent of Wit .... If you thought Joan of Arcadia was testy, wait until you meet Jaye of Niagara Falls. More...
Tales of the Vampires #4 preview. DarkHorse.com has a four page preview of Joss Whedon's Watchers In Training story. This issue out on the 17th of March also has stories by Jane Espenson and "Mr Smile Time" Ben Edlund. More...

March 10

Caroline Dhavernas Works Magic It seems not only is Wonderfalls getting noticed, so is its star... More...
DST acquires license for "Angel," "Buffy" collectibles Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles will now make the figurettes and statues. News of new resin pieces are within the article.
Vote! Should Buffy end up with Angel or Spike? You decide in this somewhat pointless TV Guide poll, where there's not even a "none of the above" category.
(SPOILER) Learn Who The Antepenultimate ANGEL Revolves Around!! Herc from AICN has MAJOR spoilers for one of the few remaining Angel episodes
JossWhedon.Net A new Whedon website, though there's not that much on it now.
(SPOILER) Spoiler Slayers Thoughts on 5.20 Speculation and a few more details he missed the other day.
Set Visit: The Grudge, pt. 3 An interview with Sarah Michelle Gellar and co-star Jason Behr.
Why do only certain spin-offs succeed? Buffy and Angel mentions.
FOX Home Entertainment Announces Buffy, Season 7 DVDs (R2) for April Full press release for the upcoming S7 DVD set (highlight with mouse to view). More...
Internet Search Engine Campaign - Save Angel Flood the Internet search engines with the phrase about 'saving Angel from cancellation'. Might be worth a try?
The Crow: Wicked Prayer- Rena Owen interview Nice complimentary mentions of David Boreanaz and his role in "The Crow: Wicked Prayer" More...
TimMinear.net relaunches. I did not know they were on hiatus, but apparently they've relaunched today.
Joss on NPR's Talk of the Nation today. They're doing a segment on "cult TV". Besides Joss, Bruce Campbell and Roberta Pearson also appear. More...

March 09

It's a Wonderfalls life. Caroline Dhavernas, Tim Minear and Byran Fuller speak to Sci Fi Weekly about the show that's getting all the hype. Some pundits reckon Wonderfalls is the new Buffy. More...
Guardian Readers on Buffy as a Role Model. Guardian readers point out that David Bell's promotion of Buffy as a good role model for girls might be a bit wide of the mark :)
Tim Minear Posts at Buffistas.org On Wonderfalls, how Buffy survived so long, and too many other things to list.
(SPOILER) Possible Info On 19. New information has surfaced for 5.19 and a few tidbits on 5.18.
Set Visit: The Grudge, Part 2. The second part of the behind the scenes report on Sarah's upcoming film.
(SPOILER) New 5.20 Information. Spoiler Slayer summarizes the new episode 20 sides. More...
Is Angel Back from the Dead Again? Filmforce picks up on the rumours posted earlier in the week.

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(SPOILER) Watch With Kristin. Kristin's impressions of Illyria, praise for Wonderfalls, and a few Angel spoilers.
TV Gal Reviews Nicholas Brendon's new ABC family movie The Zap2it reviewer has nice things to say about NB and Celeste in the City.
Matt Roush's Weekly Q&A As always, he has good things to say about "Angel." He also mentions that it's unlikely that "Still Life" will ever air. More...

March 08

The Downward Trend in Genre TV. Veteran television producers and executives explain why shows like Angel are being forced off the air (well worth reading). More...
Ron Glass & Alan Tudyk in Serenity? No big news - just a rumor (speculation even?) from FireflyMovie.com regarding the omission of Book & Wash from Serenity news reports thus far: contracts. More...
"The Grudge" Set Visit - Part 1 CHUD.com begins a very detailed behind the scenes report on SMG's latest film.
TVTome ColdCase Page for ep. Volunteers. Two Buffy-related references on TV in one night. More...
"ME Insider" Posts at the WB Board. SteelDogDG returns with some (as of yet unconfirmed) news about the future of the show. More...
Which of these TV shows would you like to save? Yahoo! poll More...
Billies Shells Review Quite a different take on the episode than a majority of the reviews, calling 5.16 "hollow".
DST Releases Spike and Darla Figures Also, plans for 2005 include action figures of Riley, Adam, and Lorne, among others. You can check out the image gallery here.
Sexy Career Strategies. A very long article about Eurotrip with a knock-out picture of MT (whoa!). The whole thing is pretty interesting but if you just want MT, she's on pages one and four. More...
Taking Orders from Animals. A nice write-up from the Washington Post about Wonderfalls. (Free registration required)

March 07

Season 6 talks are underway, allegedly. According to Sky One (shows BtVS and Angel in the UK), The WB have informed them that talks are going on at the WB to secure a 6th season (this has not been verified anywhere else, and there some careless typos in this Sky One "email" -Simon).

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Andy Hallett interview A personal interview, Andy Hallett's first one after he got the news of cancellation. More...
ASH's smooth reassuring voice and fresh and youthful skin. Scroll down page for Oil of Ulay ad.

March 06

Cinequest Continues "Buffy" Exclusives It will be producing an exclusive Anya Variant figure as part of Diamond Select Toys' next release of figures. More...
'Angel' Ayes Ken Tucker weighs in on the possibility of the show being renewed. More...
Gum Blondes. An artist makes pictures of celebrities out of gum. SMG is number 5.
MediasharX Shells Review An overall positive review for 5.16 with some of the memorable quotes from the episode.
(SPOILER) Tim Minear Zap2it interview. "I won't be working on 'Serenity,' but I'll be first in line to see it. But Joss better pay for my ticket. Just sayin'." Plus find out how his 'Firefly' experience helped prepare him for 'Wonderfalls'. (The spoiler tag is for a mention of a guest star on 'Wonderfalls').
Alexis Denisof added to the Oakland convention lineup ... Making the total guest stars now up to 11 Jossverse actors at the mega Slayercon in Aug. More...
Ofsted Chief Praises Buffy, the Gender Bias Slayer. Programs such as Buffy are needed to ensure that academic achievements by girls are mirrored later in careers, says head of Ofsted.
Behind the scenes clip from The Grudge Link is from SMGFan.com. More...
Lots Of New Pages In The Theatrical Release Database Very brief Serenity mention but it's one of the new movies listed and Joss Whedon is mentioned before Tom Hanks and his movie. More...
Dark Worlds 5.16 Review Some mixed feelings about "Shells" and speculation on the seasons Big Bad.
BtVS: Stake to the Heart TPB Preview More...
Buffy star set for Springfield. Details about SMG's role on The Simpsons. Okay, I'll quit posting stuff now.
EW Alyson Hannigan Interview I ran across this while reading the other EW post. I don't think I've seen it here. (Reg. req.)
WB Angel season 6 rumour. I am aware this probably isn't true, but a part of me thinks they must have been overwhelmed by the fan response, and hey, they brought back "Roswell".

March 05

Gellar Carries A Grudge. SciFi.com interview about Sarah's new film.
Entertainment Weekly reports that "Gellar may appear on 'Angel's' final episodes." Registration Required. More...
Amber Benson on Cold Case In case you haven't heard she will be on this Sunday's episode at 8:00 PM on CBS
Article on end of Buffy in Phillipines A nice article on the Top 10 truisms of Buffy to commemorate the end of Season 7 in the Phillipines.
THR reviews Aly's play ..... Perry is Harry, and Hannigan is Sally. They really are cute, but it will be interesting to see if it's enough of a gimmick to make this show a hit. (Reg may be req.) More...
The history of Illyria In history, Illyria was a kingdom of warriors who were ultimately defeated by the Romans and went on to distinguish themselves in service to the Roman army. In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night Illyria is a land of fantasy where a lost girl mourns the death of her twin brother - who is, in fact, alive.
Fanboyplanet.com reviews "Shells". "How can they cancel a show that's turning out such great stuff?" More...
Kristin from eonline raves about Wonderfalls .... She thinks it's better than Joan of Arcadia. Also a small tidbit on the SOS campaign voting which will appear in next week column. More...
WB appears 'Help'-less to improve "What's going on at WB? Once the hip home of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Dawson's Creek (before the former skipped to UPN and the latter became a punch line),Now it's dumping Angel. When One Tree Hill is your hallmark of hipness, you've got troubles." More...
Ron At Slayage.com Critiques This Season Of Angel "Sometimes even great shows go on a little longer than they should, and I honestly believe that this is the case with Angel." More...
Saving Angel postcard campaign-update March 3. New strategy focusing on Time Warner (who is over WB's Levin) and Tribune Broadcasting.
Dushku's Bad Luck With Bags

March 04

Wonderfalls to fill the Buffy Vacuum "Wonderfalls comes to air on the heels of a trend in new shows this season in which young women are spiritually or magically empowered. It seems to be the result of the so-called Buffy vacuum."
Angel's ratings from Mediaweek.com for "Shells". Not bad numbers: "the WB's soon-to-conclude Angel (3.8/ 5)".
Update: TVGuide Angel walk-on give away winners announced. John Santosa, Columbus OH is the Grand Prize Winner. More...
Angel Producers Confirm UPN Decision. "In response to a news report at SyFy Portal, sources within Mutant Enemy have confirmed to IGN FilmForce that the UPN network has passed on the option to pick up Angel."
Steve DeKnight posts at the Bronze Beta. The writer and director of 'Shells' reveals amongst other things that Joss Whedon wrote and directed two key scenes of this episode (Steve's posts are in dayglo green). More...
(SPOILER) Episode 18 Cast & Additional Cast (reg. required) More...
Trading in Vampires for Ghosts. An interview with Christopher Golden where he discusses his involvement in the Jossverse.
Angelwatching The March 2004 article where episodes 5.10 through 5.13 are reviewed.
WB Quik Quiz on Amy Acker Found this as one of the three highlights on the WB's main page. Another was the Angel life-size poster.
Angel S5x16 "Shells" as seen by Herc. Seen it? What did you think? Post here and/or come chat about it.
Universal Gives Serenity the Green Light. From the Universal Pictures news release. More...
UPN no longer an option says SupportAngel.org. Urges fans to show support for Angel in other ways and not to send postcards to UPN. More...
Entertainment Weekly reports that "Whedon brings canceled 'Firefly' to the big screen". Registration Required

March 03

(SPOILER) Herc's seen the last Angel episode of the sweeps!!!! The Whedonesque discussion thread for AtS S5x16 'Shells' and why not chat about it as well at flickr?
Roush Riff on the End of "Angel" Matt Roush wonders why the WB will be "trading Angel and Spike for a reincarnation of Barnabas Collins"
Gellar Open To Angel Gig "Gellar, speaking for the first time about the issue, said in an interview that she had to bow out of a planned guest appearance on Angel when her aunt died late last year."
Five classic episodes give viewers a healthy scare "Fairy-tale demons steal human voices in Hush, a classic episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer." More...
(SPOILER) Wonderfalls review. A largely positive review from the Village Voice's TV critic, Joy Press.
Charisma (Cordy) on Division ....... the episode of the Lifetime network drama is to air sometime in April or May. More...
"Why is Buffy important and amazing and meaningfully different than, say, 90210?" Newbee Buffy-verse viewer in the Arts & Theory Nobs group at Flickr.com wants to meet hard core Buff-ites for discussion. (Registration required.)
Variety: Universal has greenlit "Serenity" - budgeted in the mid-eight figures, is skedded for a June start and should be ready for a 2005 release. More...
Marti Noxon's Point Pleasant project update..... new cast members join the drama pilot for FOX. More...
Brian Fuller talks about Wonderfalls and mentions Joss Whedon and Buffy as an influence.
DrewGoddard.com gets a face lift... and there are some new pictures of Drew at the Wolfram & Hart Revue in the photo galleries (in the 'downloads' section - click on Angel). There are some very good pictures of him there, if you ask me. More...
(SPOILER) Eonline's Kristin in her weekly chat gushes over Wonderfalls... She encourages people to watch it. The Spoiler warning is for Angel comments farther down the page. More...
Bring David Boreanaz home by downloading this lifesize poster of him. More...
Chocolate for Angel project is closed ! We closed the project today ... Thanks so much ! You guys rock! More...

March 02

Angel get 2 Spacey Noms .... 2nd annual Viewers Choice Spacey awards from Canada's Hyperspace. Go vote now! More...
(SPOILER) Jeff Bell on eps 17-18. MAJOR SPOILERS! Talks about returning characters, new characters, the upcoming story arc, gives ep 18's title, etc.
Jeff Bell & The five stages of grief about Angels cancellation
(SPOILER) Jane Espenson penned tonight's "Gilmore Girls" Want to see what Jane's been up to lately? [Contains spoilers for "Gilmore Girls"] More...
Quesada and Marts talks about X-Men Reload Newsarama interviews Joe Quesada and Mike Marts about X-Men Reload. Joss Whedon's involvement is mentioned.
Sir Howard Davies is a new Buffy fan "Sir Howard, now director of the London School of Economics, read a dictionary devoted to the linguistic nuances of Buffy..."
How much TNT pays for Angel and Alias reruns. "...the WB Network series "Angel," which TNT is believed to have bought for a relative pittance at $250,000 per episode".
The second annual Buffy Slay-A-Thon to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation takes place on July 10 2004 in Chicago. The organisers have signed goodies from David Boreanaz, Anthony Stewart Head, and James Marsters and more to come.
Saving Angel campaign has suspended accepting donations at this time... they have reached 100% of their goal on the 3 campaigns.

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UPN takes a pass on picking up Angel .... and even regrets picking up Buffy. This report comes by way of SyFyPortal. No confirmation from the studio or the network on this report has been received.
Buffyverse Music Video Database "...a searchable compendium of information about and links to online music videos based on the shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel." More...
Angel Producer Talks to IGN FilmForce Jeff Bell comments on the shows cancellation.
Angel Crew Thank You Addresses. Show how much you appreciate the work done by the Angel crew by sending them fanmail (thanks to Allyson for this). More...
TV Gal gives midseason a fresh start Mentions of Angels 5.15, Gina Torre's and Eric Balfour's latest gigs and forthcoming reviews of Wonderfalls and Celeste in the City. More...
Save Angel Rally - On Friday March 12th 2004. Information on first save Angel rally.
USA Today's Robert Bianco Critic's Corner calls Angel's sweeps episode (A Hole in the World) as "one of the show's best". Also, includes brief SMG and Wonderfalls mentions.

March 01

Matt Roush on Angel Campaigns and Wonderfalls Matt's mind on Minear and the many movements to make "Angel" a mainstay. More...



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