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May 01

Nick Brendon enters rehab. Xander voluntarily entered an alcohol treatment center. It was announced on Wednesday.
Whedon says yes to Chicago! "Taking time off from his busy schedule, Joss Whedon has agreed to be the Guest of Honor at this year’s Wizard World Chicago" on Saturday August 14th and Sunday August 15th. More...

April 30

Tru Calling Season [Series] Finale ratings. 3.6/ 5 "Even so, you have to give credit to Fox for introducing a new scripted hour opposite Friends and Survivor and sticking with it all season. That's the way you program a network." More...
Interview with Eliza Dushku on London's Metro website
"Spike and Dru: Paint the Town Red" - part 1 of the new Buffy ecomic. Written by Christopher Golden and James Marsters. More...
'Lineage' shooting script signed by Drew Goddard up for auction. Some say it's still the best episode of Angel season 5 so far. More...
Zoic Studios Aboard Joss Whedon's Serenity. Joss Whedon says "What they did on my TV show I had never seen in a movie. What they'll do on my movie ... I'm just really excited to be working with these lunatics." More...
Buffy the comedic slayer. "Sarah Michelle Gellar used a copy of one of her comedy club tapes to bring out to L.A. to get herself some TV work." More...
(SPOILER) Angel 5x20 'The Girl In Question' Trailer. And we're down to three.
Angel Vs. Spike Poll Results. Who is the favorite vampire with a soul? More...
Space Channel Viewers choice Marathon. Vote for your favorite Angel episodes of all time.

April 29

Interview With Sam Loeb about his story in Tales of the Vampires # 5. Sam Loeb is the 15-year-old son of Jeph Loeb, who worked with Joss on developing the animated BtVS series years back.
PopMatters' New X-Men #114-154 review gives recent history of X-Men world for those unfamiliar and mentions what Joss' entrance might mean for the franchise. More...
Entertainment Geekly Review for Timebomb
"Angel" staked a 2.7/4 for The WB in the Fast National ratings for Wednesday, April 28, 2004. In other news, OTH has now been renewed - leaving Angel the only full season drama to be axe by the network. More...
Eliza's Tru Calling gets a 2 hour Finale, and makes zap2it's TV Best Bets for Thursday.
James Marsters comments on fan efforts to save Angel. Via his publicist, James Marsters offers some thoughts to Angel's Food Drive on fan efforts to save the show.
Save ANGEL Campaign Announces Support for Eliza Dushku Family Charity "Camp Hale" "Taking to heart the theme of "helping the helpless" promoted by ANGEL, they are supporting the Dushku Family's fundraising efforts for Camp Hale, a summer camp for disadvantaged boys in Boston."
Herc from AICN gives 'Time Bomb' 3.5 Stars
(SPOILER) Angel Series Finale Pictures. Check out the ten promo pics from "Not Fade Away" (click on a pic to get full image).
Zap2it's Best Bets - tonight's Angel. (Episode description spoiler). The discussion thread for AtS S5x19 'Time Bomb'. Chat it about at Flickr as well. More...
James Marsters official site's head shaving pics (during and after). At least some of these weren't shown on the Seacrest show.
Sweeping Sendoffs: Familiar TV faces are leaving amid frenetic rating period - about the ends of Friends, Frasier, The Practice, and of course Angel. More...
Eric Powell (Buffy/Angel comic book artist) interview. Enjoyable chat at Hellmouth Central. There's an amusing Charisma Carpenter anecdote regarding what she thought of the artist's version of her. More...

April 28

Wolfram & Hart's Lee Mercer. CityOfAngel.com speaks to Thomas Burr. Interesting account of his theatre work and his time on Angel. More...
Cable does a number on surfers. Which stations are "in" and "out". WB listed as OUT, Buffy and Angel mentioned. More...
5 Questions With...Joss Whedon. What to expect from Astonishing X-Men.
(SPOILER) AtS S5x21 summary. Want to know how the penultimate episode plays out? (free reg req). More...
Angel Weight Loss Challenge. A very creative way to show support for the show. More...
Screencaps of JM shaving his head. Must-see screencaps of his April 27th appearance on On Air Ryan Seacrest. Enjoy!
Bring Andy home... Download a life-size poster of Lorne at The WB.
Nicholas Brendon seeks treatment for alcoholism. As announced by him at Vulkon's Cleveland Slayercon on Sunday. Best of luck. There's a press release from Nick about his treatment here.

April 27

(SPOILER) Jeffrey Bell interview with Sci Fi Wire. It's about episode 20 The Girl in Question and SMG.
Joss working on another series? Buffy movie definite? Herc posts on AICN with a report from the Cleveland Slayer Convention. Nick Brendon mentions Joss is working on another show and that a Buffy movie is in the works. ASH mentions Ripper. More...
Scan of Charisma's Playboy Cover issue June 2004. The link is to the sites front page where the link to the scans is listed. It may not be suitable for work.

[ edited by Simon on 2004-04-27 20:07 ]
Buffy Comics Artist drawing Rogue Monthly Preview. Check a few pages of the new Rogue monthly comic book drawn by previous Buffy Comics Artist Cliff Richards.
USA TODAY chat with Robert Bianco. Fan gushes about James Marsters. Bianco agrees.
James Marsters on Buffy: How Spike buffed his ego. He tell TNT about his unlikely path to fame. More...
Emma Caulfield on Buffy’s final days. The Buffy star discusses tensions on the set (again) in this DarkWorlds interview. (To put this in its proper context, this is a previously unpublished extract taken from this interview). More...
From Pen & Paper We Devour. CityOfAngel.com interviews Angel writers Elizabeth Craft & Sarah Fain. Good article with some lovely little insights into the characters and what it's like to write for the show.
(SPOILER) Watch With Kristin. Angel mentioned in this week's Chat Transcript. Some spoilers,nothing new.
Five pages from Astonishing X-Men #2. Pencilled pages from the comic by Joss Whedon and John Cassaday. More...
Tony Head scheduled for San Francisco Slayer Vulkon August 27th - 29th, 2004. In other ASH news, there's two weeks left to bid in the auction for a chance to win the 'Pirates of Penzance' shirt worn by him on stage.
Alyson Hannigan will guest star on the season finale of "King of the Hill", which airs Sunday, May 23. Seth Green also continues his 3 episode arc on "That '70s Show" that began April 21.
Charisma Carpenter on Craig Kilborn's Show May 6
(SPOILER) Marsters Meets His Maker ...well, one of them, at least. Marsters on finally meeting David Greenwalt, who had written for Spike during the character's maiden "Buffy" season. Also contains one of those ever popular "Buffyverse Player Speculates on a Spin-Off" sound bytes. (The article itself tells those in fear of spoilers exactly where to stop reading--the only spoiler in the first half of the article is the title for episode 20.) More...
(SPOILER) SF Examiner on May sweeps and rumors about TV movies.
James Marsters with his band GOTR will be performing on Sharon Osbourne Show on April 28. More...

April 26

USA Today Save our Show campaign. "Nothing gets TV fans more worked up than their favorite series being threatened - or terminated. The annual survey drew more than 43,000 votes via the Internet and mail." Angel, Wonderfalls, and Tru Calling all mentioned.
Vampire fans out for blood at art gallery. "FANS of human bloodsuckers – and academics studying the cult TV show Buffy – will be sinking their teeth into the vampire myth at a Hampstead art gallery on May 15th." More...
David Fury helped NBC on 'Van Helsing' TV spinoff. Sci Fi Wire reports that NBC has great enthusiasm for the spinoff tv series called 'Transylvania' and brought on board the former Buffy/Angel co-exec producer to help out. More...
BUFFY/ANGEL Theme ringtones (standard and polyphonic!) for sale. MIDIRingTones has both main themes for sale at a mere $2.50.
Buffy Babe Jumps on Bandwagon! Emma Caulfield speaks to TV Guide Online about her new movie as well as dropping a cryptic comment about "certain politics" on Buffy. There's also an extract from a Buffy magazine interview with her about the final days on set as well.
Morena Baccarin to voice the Black Canary. On the Justice League this coming season. Correction (thanks chasa) She has already completed the episode and announced it at the convention she was attending this past weekend. More...
Angel Collector Plates available for pre-ordering. You might want to check out the Tara and Anya figures as well. More...
Angel's 'lost' script. Following on from a comment in a recent thread, here is a writer's draft of David Fury's 'Corrupt', the AtS script that never made it to production.
Tales of the Vampires #5. "First Look" at Comics Continuum. The issue is by Brett Matthews, Sam Loeb, Joss Whedon, Alex Sanchez, Tim Sale and Chris Richards, with a cover by Brian Horton. More...
The Sy Fy Genre awards are now open. Click on the awards link to vote.. James, David, Sarah, Amy, BTVS, ATS and Joss all nominated.

April 25

Buffy Downunder Convention, with special guest James Marsters have updated to announce that Ghost of the Robot will be playing LIVE in Melbourne. More...
Morena Baccarin stars in Way Off Broadway. This indy film (pre-Firefly) is now making the rounds through different cities (in the US and Canada at present) and will be released on DVD soon, keep an eye out for it. More...

April 24

Different covers, same issue. An insight into how Marvel wants to cash in on Joss Whedon's Astonishing X-Men.
Goodbye, Angel. Another snippet about the end of the show and the "Save Angel" campaign. More...
Angel soundtrack album news update from Robert J. Kral. "Fox is working with EMI in the UK in the interest of putting (it) out....at this point it looks like Andy Hallett will have at least one song". More...
Scott Bakula on Angel's cancellation He speaks about Angel's cancellation as raising eyebrows about the future of his own show, Star Trek: Enterprise. More...
Popgurls.com interview with Julie Benz. About her film The Long Shot and Buffy/Angel.
Wonderfalls on Cable? Cranberry (who runs SaveWonderfalls.com) has an update from Bryan Fuller. Also read a new message from him at the SaveWonderfalls site. More...

April 23

Wonderfalls fans donate to zoos. In a fitting tribute to the show, fans have adopted animals which were chosen to reflect animals used in the episodes. Press statement in the 'more' part of this thread. More...
The WB will not pick up Wonderfalls. Despite recent rumours that the WB would pick up the show, a network source tells TV Guide Online "it's not true".
Deleted Scenes from "You're Welcome". Extracts from the shooting script.
(SPOILER) The WB's Plans for May Sweeps. Zap2it based their article on this press release. So episode descriptions and spoilers for the last three episodes and the WB assures us that "the saga of "Angel" draws to a thrilling conclusion".
Seth Green on Sesame Street. A little snippet about half-way down the page. "I hadn't slept. I didn't shave. I looked insane."
More rumors: ANGEL Movie in Fall? MediasharX reports on an insider claim that ANGEL is already being developed for a series of tele-pics, as soon as September. More...
Save the scripted shows. Article talks about the demise of scripted entertainment on television. It mentions the campaigns to save Angel and the hope for Wonderfalls to be picked up somewhere else. More...
Another " Sky TV save Angel" rumour. Apparently they offered to part fund a new season. No indication of where this rumour originated from, so very probably false. Read their statement where they said re-commisioning the show is "beyond our influence".

[ edited by Simon on 2004-04-23 10:15 ]
Xpose magazine talks with some of the Angel cast, about the end of the show. Comments from Steven deKnight, James Marsters, Sarah Thompson, and David Boreanaz. The full interview is out in the May 2004 issue. More...
Review of Emma Caulfield's movie 'Bandwagon'. "(She) has taken a real risk, and it has richly paid off in what may be the most cringingly hilarious mockumentary since This is Spinal Tap". More...
Marsters wins 3 awards from European teen Magazine, for his portrayal of Spike. I'm sure they will go nicely with his rescent Spacey award win. More...
Alexis Denisof in "Fantastic Four"? Well probably not, but you never know. I think he'd make a perfect Mr. Fantastic.
(SPOILER) Angel 5x19 'Time Bomb' Trailer. Even though the title is kinda cheesy, this kinda looks to be pretty good, even if i can't get the media player to work. Usual trailer spoiler warning applies.
Scooby Doo 2 Box Office in the UK. It’s just logged its third week at number One. More...
(SPOILER) Zap2it article on the final three Angel episodes. Probably taken from a WB press release for the May sweeps so no new spoilers for those that are totally spoiled.

April 22

Zap2it give ratings for Angel 5.18. It gets 2.5/4, an increase from last week's 2.2/3.
Eliza Dushku appears on Richard & Judy (UK chat show). The website lists her on the coming soon section, but she was on it yesterday. There's a mention of what she said in the comments section.
James Marsters is the UK's favourite to play Romeo. An online poll conducted by the Royal Shakespeare Company has voted James Marsters as the nation's favourite to play Romeo. Kiera Knightley is the favourite to play Juliet. She even beat Juliet Landau in the poll. More...
Angel season 5 review. Daniel Erenberg at Slayage.com shares his thoughts on the first seventeen episodes of this season. More...
Drew Goddard posts at the Bronze Beta and chats about last's night episode which he wrote (his seven posts are in orange font).
askmen.com's woman of the week - Michelle Trachtenberg "Why we like her? Michelle Trachtenberg has managed the often hazardous transition from cute child star to fetching actress with admirable aplomb."
Buffy and the mandarin slayers. A silly article I found amusing only because it mentions the doddering bureaucrats of the British economy.
HERC's seen angel 5.18!! 3 and a half stars! I thought it deserved more but good enough... (spoilery if you haven't seen the ep)
The Hellmouth in Cleveland spews forth a Whedonverse convention this weekend. With guest from all 3 Whedon shows including; Anthony Head, Mercedes McNab, Nick Brendon, Morena Baccarin, and more. The fun of fandom starts Friday, with a special vocal performance by ASH at the banquet on Saturday evening. More...
Sarah and Anthony reunion in London. "Cut to Leigh’s PoV: So then Sarah and Tony hugged and both had the BIGGEST smiles on their faces."
USA Today critic recommends tonight's Angel. (Brief episode description as spoiler). Post what you thought of the episode in this AtS S5x18 'Origin' discussion thread and chat about it at Flickr as well. More...

April 21

Spin-off Ideas Part Two Three of four days ago I posted a link: "Spin-off Ideas". Due to a Glitch in Geocities, the website ommited the second part of these ideas. It's now been sorted out and the Spin-off Ideas are now in full like they were supposed to be, as well as the "Seven Crows" page being available. Muppet Slash anyone?

[ edited by Simon on 2004-04-22 20:32 ]
The WB's 'End of Angel' poster. Is there any need to rub salt into the fans' wounds? More...
Bring Alexis Denisof home by downloading and printing off this lifesize poster of him. More...
(SPOILER) AtS S5x20 Summary (free reg req). Highlights at Spoiler Slayer. It all seems a bit ho hum after the hype. There's pics for this episode as well.
‘Buffy’ festival will scare up funds for library. "Chandler, Az is preparing a daylong celebration of the life and times of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" this weekend while raising funds for the Chandler Public Library."
Tony Head gives the shirt off his back, this time to save a Rabbit Rescue Sanctuary. Article is about the auction of the shirts he wore in recent stage productions of Peter Pan and the Pirates Of Penzance. More...
Amber Benson's Horoscope write-up for Sarah's Birthday in Jane Magazine. She had some nice things to say. More...
Seth Green (Oz) on That 70's Show He'll be appearing in 3 episodes beginning April 21. This is an older interview with ecollegetimes.com. (No mention of BtVS.) More...
Wonderfalls Update From Tim Minear. Mentions the WB and "netlet" situations. More...
Get tickets to Charisma's new sitcom "Play Nice". "Come join us in the birth of something that could be the next big hit. Play Nice tapes at historic Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. Tickets are free and subject to availability." More...
Astonishing X-Men #3 Solicitation Info. The New issue will be released in July. Check for synopsis and cover image. More...
(SPOILER) Cover for the new issue of Arthelius magazine. You have to see this picture. (Spoiler tag for other images on the same page) More...

April 20

Firefly region 2 DVD review for any Brits who are still not convinced about purchasing it. For the rest of us, this is one of those articles that makes you appreciate how good the show was. More...
Flash from the past: The Columbine Anniversary. Just an old E! article showing how BtVS was affected by the tragedy 5 years ago on this day.
Will Boreanaz be the next to suffer the Ziering curse. MSNBC article, "For every successful television show, there's one doomed acting career." talks about Ian Ziering's career (or lack of) after 90210 along with the top list of candidates to follow in his footsteps back into obscurity. David is one of those mentioned. More...
(SPOILER) Interview with Jeff Bell from Sci-Fi June 2004 Containing spoilers for upcoming final episodes
(SPOILER) Kristin's Chat. Major spoilers about the finale....
'Best of Buffy' DVDs headed for Region 1? TVShowsOnDVD.com picks up on a rumour that Fox could be releasing the 'Best of Buffy' and 'The Slayer Collection' (best Angel, Spike, Faith and Willow episodes) DVDs in North America. More...
Oprah likes Buffy! In the May issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, Buffy is listed as a strong role model for girls. This is just a brief mention, the article is more about Hermione from Harry Potter.
The 100 Greatest TV Characters of All Time Poll. Vote for Angel as your "favorite non human character" in this BRAVO TV viewers' choice online poll (voting ends Friday). More...
Wake Up And Smell The Garlic "Buffy the Vampire Slayer left the air last year, but the blood-sucking demons hunted by Buffy are still hot media properties. Two major films featuring vampires should swoop into theaters this year." More...
Message from James' manager about the upcoming "Head Shaving for Charity". "The top 10 donors will receive a personalized autographed photo along with a lock of James’ hair. To make a donation go to: www.pedaids.org before Monday, April 26, 2004. Mark your donation in honor of James Marsters."
Adam Busch (Warren) new series slated for summer debut on FOX. Drama The Jury, created by Academy Award winner Barry Levinson (Homicide), premieres on Tuesday, June 8, at 9 p.m., with repeats Friday at 9 p.m. More...
Trying to save fallen Angel. The New York Daily News picks up on Angel's cancellation and speaks to SavingAngel.org, the WB, a Farscape exec producer and last but not least Jeff Bell.

April 19

Darla takes a chunk out of The Motor City Comic Convention that is. Julie Benz is one of the media guests lined up to be at the Motor City Comic Convention May 14-16th, 2004. More...
Tim Minear Firefly interview. To coincide with the release of the Firefly DVD in the UK, BBC Cult chats to Tim. Interesting quotes regarding the movie and how Torres came onto Angel (Realplayer only). More...
Amber Benson nominated for a Bram Stoker Award, in the "Alternative Forms" catagory for her writing contributions with Christopher Golden for "Ghosts of Albion".
Spin-off Ideas. I found this website while looking through some GeoCities stuff and it's got some great ideas about Spin-off's the author would like to see. Just click the link and then click Spin-off Ideas More...
Celebrity Meltdown. An examination of Joss Whedon in comparison to other comic book writers and some skepticism about celebrity comic book writers and deadlines.
Harry the Vampire Slayer. Snape/Giles heeeee. More...
The 2nd Annual Spacey Awards 2004. James Marsters won a Spacey for Best Male Actor and Angel won for favourite TV series.
Moviehole reports on the end of Angel. Basically a commentary on the E-Online article. More...

April 18

Emma Caulfield on her new movie 'Bandwagon'. "I look at what's been happening with free speech in this country, at the way Howard Stern is being treated by the FCC, for instance, and it appalls me".
SyFy Genre Awards nominees announced. Seventeen nominations in all for Buffy and Angel. James gets two nominations in the same category and Joss gets nominated for the Gene Roddenberry Lifetime Achievement Award. More...
(SPOILER) From HERC: Shocking Details of The ANGEL Series Finale!! The First All-Invisotext Post!!
Interviews with Lindsey & Lilah, in conjunction with, and to celebrate the upcoming Buffy/Angel Flashback Convention Horror-Web was honored to interview Christian and Stephanie!
An interview with Tim Minear. It's mainly about Wonderfalls but also with a few Firefly and Angel mentions thrown in. Free registration required.
(SPOILER) 5x20 : promo pic from french mag Arthelius More...
EW review gives "Angel" a "B" "It's sad that for a show with so much complex talent on and of screen, we'll never be able to watch it group up." Registration Required. More...
Once More with Hobbits. What happens when you take the music from "Once More With Feeling" and use it to retell the story of Lord of the Rings More...
Guest announcement: Jonathan Woodward and Christian Kane will be joining J. August Richards at THE WHITE ROOM from 29-31 October 2004 at the Thistle Hote, Heathrow More...
Christian Kane and his band "Kane" are confirmed for Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge, Illinois on May 15, 2004. More...
TV scribe talks girl power. People who make mistakes are better than role models, according to Gilmore Girls writer and co-executive producer Jane Espenson. Buffy mentions.
(SPOILER) 5.19 episode description and four promos.

April 17

(SPOILER) Spoilers for the final episode.
Marster's finally making the talk show rounds. He is going to be on 'The Sharon Osbourne Show' on April 26 and then 'On the Air with Ryan Seacrest' April 27th. Check local listings for times.
James Marsters band GOTR Radio Date, they will taking over the live radio station in the UK on Monday, May 3. You can listen to the broadcast on the internet. More...
Oz becomes a Crank Yanker, Seth Green joins the cast of Comedy Central's Crank Yankers this season as the voice of Travis Grummin. More...
The WB eyes Angel TV movies, even mulls over Wonderfalls for next season. Sci-Fi Wire is reporting that Joss has been approached to do as many as six Angel TV movies next season, and that the WB has asked to see a Wonderfalls episode for the possibility of picking up the show for next season. More...

April 16

Early Preview of Teen Titans #1/2 (BtVS mention) Interesting Similarities between Rose Wilson and our own Faith, the Vampire Slayer. Roll to the comments part. More...
Spike - the puppet - Seems like a serious fan made an impressive puppet, wow!(warning some "fanfic" situations, lol) (link deleted on request - Simon).

[ edited by TaraLivesOn on 2004-04-17 08:17 ] More...
Joss Whedon is not that great, actually. Guy on TeeVee.org thinks that our excitement about everything Joss does is not entirely adequate. More...
(SPOILER) Kristin's heart breaks for Angel fans. Includes touching quotes from James & Amy, hints about the finale, info about guest stars & future movie possibilities. More...
(SPOILER) Angel 5x18 'Orgin' Trailer. Promo for the upcoming episode of angel, If you watched any other of the promo's, then you don't really need to worry about the spoilers. More...
(SPOILER) 'Angel's' Darla is a 'Long Shot' for Hallmark. Zap2it interviews Julie Benz about her new Hallmark film and her former hallmark character on Buffy and Angel. More...

April 15

Wonderfalls creator Bryan Fuller signs two-year deal with 20th Century Fox TV to develop new shows while possibly working on an existing series.
Angel's Heavenly Creatures. Behind the scenes article focusing on Jeff Bell and Zoic Studios. Interesting if you like to know more about the technical aspects of Angel the series.
Blucas cut from 'Alamo'. That's what happens when they trim a film from three hours to two hours and 15 minutes. Well maybe he'll be back in the DVD version.(free reg req) More...
Ratings for Underneath, kinda underwhelming at 3.6/5, and demos among adults 18-49 not fairing any better at 1.6/4. More...
DarkWorlds 5.17 Underneath review. Entertainment Geekly and Bureau 42 also have their reviews up.
Christian Kane on NBC's Las Vegas, playing a character called "Bob the rover", who it turns out is suffering from amnesia. The episode is titled "What About Bob?" airs this Monday at 9pm ET on NBC..
Herc's Review of 5.17. Five stars...
What to watch Wednesday ? - Angel of course. The review thread for AtS S5x17 'Underneath'. It's been six weeks since the last episode, so what did you think of the new episode? Chat about it at Flickr as well. More...
'Angel' vampire draws blood from loyal fans. Japan coverage of the Save Angel efforts.
Saying Goodbye to both 'Wonderfalls' and 'Angel' Commentary on their respective cancellations, "Maybe some series are just too good for this TV world we live in"
(SPOILER) Promo pics for Angel 5.18 available at Comics Continuum.

April 14

The power, and limits, of the 'Geeks' lobby. A very interesting article and a different take on all the 'Save Our Show' campaigns. Mentions Angel and Wonderfalls (free trial reg. required). More...
Lycos 50 - Angel Vs. Nielsens. A new article from Lycos talking about search engine stats vs. Nielsen ratings. More...
Deadly Dilemma Of Lesbians In Entertainment "Right when Willow & Tara finally got over their issues and made up - Joss Whedon pulled a plot twist right out of cliché-land. He killed off Tara - violently. He had her murdered - and then had her lover, Willow, go quite insane over it. Willow became the evil lesbian psycho out to destroy the entire world." More...
(SPOILER) Writers get their wings. Sarah Fain and Elizabeth Craft on their time working on Angel and their future plans.
ALY'S STAGE FRIGHT "An intruder managed to get backstage after a performance of When Harry Met Sally and tried to get into Alyson Hannigan's dressing room." More...
Two new Categories on Whedonesque. Please read the info inside. More...
(SPOILER) Let them eat cake. Pictures of the Angel cast and crew eating Angel's Food Drive cakes. "The crew had so much fun eating and posing with the cake, they wanted to keep the pictures."
"Smile Time" Hidden Character: Puppet Spike? Pretty good fan art of what a Puppet Spike would look like. (May not be safe for work) More...
Fox Dumps Forever Eden. Finally some justice, though I hope they realize that the time slot once occupied by Wonderfalls just sucks. More...
WB Renews Every Drama But "Angel" The tag line says "Just in case you weren't bitter enough..."
Riley to take Freddies' place? Just a quick note on the possible Scooby Doo sequel. More...
James Marsters shaves his head for charity on Ryan Seacrest this Thursday April 15th. More...
Happy Birthday to Sarah Michelle Gellar. Our favorite little slayer turns 27 today. More...
(SPOILER) Episode 19 Summary (free reg. required). Detailed highlights at Spoiler Slayer.
(SPOILER) Whedon_Teleplays With ANGEL 5.22. "We all figured he'd be too busy prepping his first feature, but I guess we figured wrong." More...
Bring Amy Home, lifesize poster of Amy Acker from the WB site.
(SPOILER) Fallen 'Angel' prepares to turn to dust. Coverage of the impending end of Angel the series on MSNBC (and the fan campaign efforts). There's a poll to vote if it should continue...uh vote yes?! More...

April 13

Transcript of Julie Benz interview on SHARON OSBORNE posted by a fan on the WB board. (Quite a bit of Saving Angel campaign coverage)
Julie Benz interview at TVNow.com. Mostly about her upcoming Hallmark Channel movie (The Long Shot), but also a bit about her role as Darla.
What Do They Want From Us? Scott Nance laments the waning network interest in science fiction programming after the cancellation of Angel and Wonderfalls.
Press Release: Angel viewers raise over $14,000 to feed those in need but the WB ignores challenge to meet donations.
WB picks up SMALLVILLE and EVERWOOD Angel mention..:(
Eliza says she'd love to reprise her role as Faith. About half-way down the page. DarkHorizons claims she indicated this to "Another Source" at WizardWorld Philadelphia. More...
The Buffyverse will never die. A list of the latest BtVS and AtS novels to be released from now through December.

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Doctor Who and the Fandom of Fear-- Paints a postive picture of TV fandom Casually mentions Buffy and her fans.

Some smart stuff.
Sopranos follows Buffy in the latest "Popular Culture and Philosophy" series Mentions Joss Whedon and BtVS & Angel and has some quotes from him.

May have to subscribe - New York Times website
Angel fans try like the devil to revive the show From USA TODAY
How watching habits & technology affect show survival. "In order to air a successful TV show, you need 10 million people to watch" More...
Buffy Season 6 DVD (R1) Added to Fox Store. This is nothing special, just cool that it's been officially added. Pretty soon we should have the buffydvd.com link.
Starfury Fusion update. Gina Torres and Morena Baccarin have canceled their appearances at the convention (as has Nicole Bilderback), but Summer Glau has been added to the guest list.
Can "Angel" Be Saved? Or Is Joss Whedon's Buffyverse Gone for Good? Billie interviews SavingAngel.org co-media liaison Theresa Fortier.
Nominee Long List released for SyFy Genre Awards. There are numerous Angel, Buffy, and Tru Calling nominations.
TV GUIDE's Matt Roush answers questions concerning Angel and Wonderfalls.

April 12

(SPOILER) Angel 5.22 cast and crew.
Happy birthday Nick! He's 33 today. Since the deadline was extended, it's not too late to participate in the Postcard Birthday Project.
Interview with Camden Toy aka the lead Gentleman, Gnarl, Ubervamp, and the Prince of Lies. He talks about his experiences on "Buffy" and "Angel", among other things.

April 11

"Save Our Shows" Poll at USAToday.com. Vote for Tru Calling's renewal... or cancellation. They have also posted a list of "Who's renewed? Who's gone?", which I'm assuming would be very accurate. It mentions Wonderfalls and Angel.

[ edited by kaivaal on 2004-04-11 18:57 ] More...
Charisma Lands Lead in UPN Comedy Pilot Chrissy comes through with the goods once again, letting fans knows she has the lead for 'Play Nice'
Julie Benz appearing on Sharon Osbourne show Tuesday, April 13: Julie Benz talks about starring in the Hallmark Channel's "The Long Shot" and her role on the WB's "Angel."

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Three Mutant Enemy episodes nominated for a Hugo Award (again). BtVS 'Chosen', Firefly 'The Message' and 'Heart of Gold' have been nominated in the Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form category. More...

April 10

Voting for Wonderfalls Suspended Again! at TVShowsOnDVD.com
Vampirella vs. Buffy Summers. A comic book battle you never thought you'd see. More...
(SPOILER) Cast & crew for episodes 19, 20 & 21. Free registration required.
SaveWonderfalls.com goes live! Detailed instructions on the Save Wonderfalls campaign.
Plus, the navigation tchotchkes talk to you! Flash player required.
SMG MTV Lord of the Rings spoof easter egg "The Fellowship of the Ring has a hilarious hidden spoof of itself with Jack Black and Sarah Michelle Gellar." More...
Two unaired episodes of Wonderfalls on DVD at eBay. The episodes are "Muffin Buffalo" and "Lovesick Ass". I found another link here, but I think it's the same DVD. Also there is a DVD for "Wax Lion" & "Karma Chameleon", which can be found here (thanks to TaraLivesOn).
Tim Minear on WGN Radio - Friday, April 9 "Nick [Digilio] continues his obsession with the recently-cancelled Wonderfalls by talking with executive producer Tim Minear." Friday, April 9 at Midnight, Central Time. More...
(SPOILER) AtS S5x19 'Timebomb' episode description. There's also news of a surprising guest star for this episode.

April 09

Real Life Comics Finds Firefly. Today's strip is about Firefly. Nice use of the DVD box art as well.
TV Quebec Picks Up Wonderfalls (Webpage in French) Buffista PenDuffy found this, see here, where you can read a program translation. More...
Angel Casefiles Volume 2 on it's way. Seems they were banking on the show getting a 6th season too, seeing as they delayed the 3rd watcher's guide until an 8th season of Buffy was confirmed or denied. More...
Can TV be saved? "Beg the best writers to come back - Four years ago, networks hosted what was, collectively, the finest group of writers ever to work in dramatic television: David Milch (NYPD Blue), David E. Kelley (The Practice, Ally McBeal, Boston Public), Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing), Joss Whedon (Buffy, Angel) and Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick (Once and Again)." More...
Gellar Loves To Blend In. A small article at TeenHollywood.com about Sarah's time in Tokyo. More...
Angel Season Finale poll at IMDB. "Sarah Michelle Gellar won't be on the season finale of Angel, at the decision of the creators – even though she's available to film it. What's your take on this?" Free registration required. More...
Wonderfalls: Get Their Words Out. Scripts for "Karma Chameleon" & "Crime Dog" (Link deleted upon request -Simon) More...

April 08

Wonderfalls takes the fall in tough TV season. Creator and executive producer Todd Holland talks about howthe change of entertainment in general isn't for the better.
Jane Espenson heads W&M gender conference program on “Women, Gender, and Television” April 16 -17 in Tucker Hall.
So everyone knew but me that the new Dark Shadows guy was on Angel? Alec Newman, from the Dune miniseries, who is the new Barnabas Collins, was Drogyn, from "Hole in the World."
Making Light of "Shadows" NY Post article about the latest revival of Dark Shadows. More...
SMG in negotiations for role in "Night Train: The Sonny Liston Story", a biopic about the troubled 1960s heavyweight boxing champion. Starring Ving Rhames. James Woods is already signed on too."
Inkworks Presents Buffy "Big Bads" Collectible Card Set Inkworks is still releasing card sets from Buffy. The latest features the "Big Bads" over the years. You can get a free promo card. Street date is April 21st. More...
'Angel' Week at World Of Good. Some funny comic strips by Andrew Kaplan. He's been getting a lot of requests since the cancellation, so he's declared it "Angel Week".
Bell to 'Alias' as part of deal at Touchstone Jeff Bell has signed a 7 figure two year overall deal with Touchstone television, and will join Alias as Co-Executive Producer, rising to Executive Producer in 2005/6 season
Fox: Specializing in killing good shows young. You can say that again. The associated press report on the end on Wonderfalls.
Saving Angel campaign puts AtS back into Lycos Search top 50. The "spam the internet" campaign using the keywords "save angel from cancellation" brought "Angel" to the top 50 - all the way to #19 at one point. More...
"Joss, call me or send me an e-mail, please." We get quite a few e-mails here at Whedonesque from people who want to reach Joss Whedon. Mostly they are of the 'pullease don't kill Spike' variety, but sometimes they're more businesslike. We vaguely remember receiving one such e-mail from Chloe, a young French actress/film-maker. We couldn't help her. Desperate to get in touch, she has now set up a website 'tojosswhedon.com' in the hope to achieve her goal: to land a job with Mutant Enemy. More...

April 07

Tim Minear on the Succubus Club tonight. The former Angel, Firefly and Wonderfalls executive producer will be talking to Kitty and Candy and answering fans' questions this evening. The internet radio show starts at 6pm PT. More...
Alan Sepinwall at NJ.com comments on the state of television. More of a rant really. Mentions Tru Calling, Wonderfalls and Buffy. More...
Robert J. Kral confirms plans for Angel soundtrack. He tells the BBC Cult site "Fox has told us they would like to do an album" and that he's "reworking some cues [to make them] album length". More...
Bring James Marsters home by downloading this lifesize poster of him. More...
Down on Tony? (NSFW...) More...
(SPOILER) Billie at TV Zone reviews Aly's new Sitcom, Americana. "It was funny and fairly well written, with the standard laughs and double-entendres, but it wasn't innovative or surprising." More...
Alexa Davalos ("Gwen") close to "Riddick" spin-off More...
Like "Wonderfalls," "Century City" cancelled after 4 episodes Are networks giving ANY time for new shows to find their audience? More...
(SPOILER) Ats S5x17 'Underneath' WB trailer. Actually it's "The Final Six Episodes" trailer shown on the WB (so spoilers not just for this new episode), but you can now view it in Windows Media Player, Real Player or Quick Time.
Belated Congratulations to Chris Buchanan!

April 06

(SPOILER) New promo pics for AtS S5x17 and an episode description as well.
Bryan Fuller takes "Wonderfalls" Shopping. After failing on FOX Fridays, Fuller forages for a fresh family who fancies "Falls". More...
'Dresden Files' picked up as 2 hour pilot for Sci Fi Channel. So what you say? Well fans of James Marsters (who does the voice of Harry Dresden in the audio books) are hoping he will get signed up for this pilot.
Wonderfalls suspended at TVShowsOnDVD.com. It seems people have been using fake accounts to vote. : (
(SPOILER) E! Online's Kristin ruins Angel for you. Contains info on who returns over the next few episodes. More...
Eliza Dushku to appear at the Birmingham Memorabilia Fair in her first appearance in the UK. The event is run by Sector14 in conjuction with Superstar-Autographs. More...
Budget Buffy Box-sets (R2). Just as us Brits finish off a hugely expensive DVD collection, Fox announce that cheaper DVD sets on the way. More...
There may be hope that Wonderfalls could live on... in Canada. Apparently Wonderfalls got great ratings in Canada, and Global (the Fox equivalent in Canada) is considering buying the series.
Seth Green Scooby Doo 2 audio interview from SMGfan.com. Interesting how he asked his friends first if doing SD2 was going to be cool or not. More...
NPR's "Day to Day" runs story about the "Save Angel" campaign.
Fox cancels 'Wonderfalls'. It's a little blurb confirming the cancellation and that last Thursday night was the final episode we'll see *sniff* More...

April 05

(SPOILER) AICN looks at Aly’s New Sitcom, Americana. Apparently all sitcom writers aren't total morons... More...
TV Shows on DVD voting jumps Wonderfalls from 694 to 127, in the unreleased ranking of shows and from 793 to 183 in the overall rankings. All within 24 hours. (Login to view voting stats - free to reg and vote.) More...
To Shanshu On TV. Daniel Erenberg at Slayage.com ponders on which vampire with a soul deserves to become human. More...
Buffy 'attacked Scooby writer' claims Brit paper. A tawdry little gossip item which takes remarks made by James Gunn, script writer for Scooby Doo 2, in an interview and places them completely out of context.
Touched by Angel fans. TV Guide's Matt Roush profiles the outcry over Angel's cancellation. "These creative protests come at a time when creativity is an endangered TV commodity, with contrived reality trumping the most inspired fantasies".
Anthony Head Auction Site. "Officially sanctioned by Anthony Head and Sarah Fisher to run fundraising auctions on their behalf." More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar - Steve Wright Show Interview Nice little interview. Discusses (a bit) about the possibility of a Buffy movie but no definite answer.
Wonderfalls on DVD Online Petition

April 04

(SPOILER) Learn A Tiny Bit Or Two About The ANGEL Finale!! Herc picks up the news from Spoiler Slayer. More...
The Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2004. Speaking of Gail Berman, here's Fox's planned attempts at cleaning up their act. More...
"Twice burned, me" - Tim Minear on Fox's role. "My "Firefly" experience was repeating itself....I do think market forces were at work here, too. Not just incompetence.".
Prognostication from Rolling Stone columnists on Wonderfalls' chances. Jason Cohen and Michael Krugman briefly show their love for Buffy, Angel, and ::sniff:: Wonderfalls. (¶ 6) More...
Wonderfalls cancelled. Tim Minear reveals that Wonderfalls has been cancelled.
Where now for Buffy? Opinion piece from The Guardian about SMG's future career. A pessimistic conclusion but a nice little tribute.
Eurotrip on DVD (R1) That was fast. More...
Joss' Chosen commentary. Transcribed by DebW of BAPS, from the S7 dvd set just out in the UK.
The WB recognizes food drive but declines challenge to meet donations. Doesn't that just figure. Also, there is a new themed-donation schedule (yay for April 7!) and I thought this food bank press release was pretty darn cool too.

April 03

(SPOILER) Full Transcript of Joss's Interview on KROQ. The entire version of the interview that was mentioned below. Scroll down to the bottom of the page. The Spoiler is for the Episode 22 title.
Upcoming National Public Radio Report on Save Angel Fans' Campaigns. The audio for this NPR program will be available for download at approximately 3PM ET (U.S.) on Monday, April 5th. More...
(SPOILER) Spoilers for Angel's Final Episode. A few tidbits on scenes from the last episode. Last two episode titles' names as well.
If you love "Buffy theVampire Slayer," you'll like "Hellboy." Movie Critic Michael H. Kleinschrodt, "although one can't help but wish that "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator Joss Whedon had taken a stab at sharpening the dialogue." (free reg req) More...
JOSS SAYS 'KEEP MAKING NOISE'. Just a little post on a board bout Joss' interview on a radio show, KROQ, today.
37 Questions with Robert J. Kral. The music composer for Angel and Miracles answers questions from fans. More...
Audio interview with Sarah Michelle Gellar about Scooby Doo 2, Freddie, and Angel.

April 02

Anthony Stewart Head in BBC3's "From Bard to Verse". Tony says his desire to experiment with Shakespeare is the reason he agreed to perform in the series, which shows actors reciting excerpts from the playwright's soliloquies, sonnets and dialogues. More...
Wonderfalls ratings fell to a 2.1/3 for fast nationals. Tru Calling came in fourth with 3.4/5.
Drew Z. Greenberg interview. The former Buffy writer chats about why Spike is so popular, working on the end of Buffy and that he wanted Spike and Xander to kiss (Real Player req).
Spandex vs. Leather: Why Both Sides of the Debate About Superheroes Are Wrong. Joss Whedon and Buffy mention. More...
Q And Angel. Sky One UK viewers put their questions to the editor of the Official Angel magazine and just like their American counterparts they're concerned about Angel's cancellation.
Drew Goddard Q&A. Good interview from summer 2003 about his BtVS season 7 work. "Lies" -- Favorite moment: Giles and Wood's scene in the basement. I'd change: Not sure... Fury did a damn good job directing." More...
E!'s Kristin sends out props to the save Angel people in her weekly online column. As well as speculation about what Aly could and should be doing on her downtime from filming her sitcom pilot. More...
Ted Raimi talks about The Grudge.

April 01

(SPOILER) Tidbit for AtS S5x20 'The Girl In Question'. As Tensai notes it's a very dry period for spoilers right now but this is something to chew on for the time being. More...
ABC, Fox just doomed 'Kingdom,' 'Wonderfalls'. This critic doesn't think much of Wonderfalls chances.
Herc's seen the first Thursday-night-Wonderfalls! Only 3.5 stars this week (Liked it? Loved? Indifferent? Say what you thought about this episode in this Whedonesque review thread). More...
Chris Buchanan thanks Browncoats on successful Firefly for Troops Campaign. "Once again, the Browncoats have proven to be both an intelligent and generous group of people in a world where each quality sometimes seems to be in very short supply."
News from the Save Angel Rally in LA today. At least 90 people showed up by the end of it along with TVGuide and other news film crews to cover the rally.



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