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April 09 2004

Wonderfalls: Get Their Words Out. Scripts for "Karma Chameleon" & "Crime Dog" (Link deleted upon request -Simon) More...

April 08 2004

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.
Fox: Specializing in killing good shows young. You can say that again. The associated press report on the end on Wonderfalls.

April 06 2004

Bryan Fuller takes "Wonderfalls" Shopping. After failing on FOX Fridays, Fuller forages for a fresh family who fancies "Falls". More...
Wonderfalls suspended at TVShowsOnDVD.com. It seems people have been using fake accounts to vote. : (
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.
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 2004

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...
Wonderfalls on DVD Online Petition

April 04 2004

"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.

April 02 2004

Wonderfalls ratings fell to a 2.1/3 for fast nationals. Tru Calling came in fourth with 3.4/5.

April 01 2004

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...
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 2004

Wonderfalls gets permanent Thursday timeslot according to The Futon Critic. Common sense seems to have prevailed for once in TV lalala land.

March 30 2004

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...
Deleted Scene from "Karma Chameleon". There is another deleted scene here. More...

March 29 2004

Ask Matt column at TVGuide.com fields 3 separate questions on Wonderfalls. Matt Roush gives Wonderfalls some more boosting. More...
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!".
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...

March 28 2004

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."

March 27 2004

'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 2004

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?"
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...

March 23 2004

(SPOILER) Pics for the next two Wonderfalls episodes and there's descriptions for the episodes (titled "Pink Flamingos" and "Crime Dog") as well. More...

March 22 2004

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.

March 20 2004

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...
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.
"Wonderfalls" premiere repeat Fast National ratings .

March 19 2004

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...
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...
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...

March 18 2004

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.
(SPOILER) New 'Wonderfalls' forum at Voy.com A minty-fresh place for WF fans to discuss the smartly snarky Fox dramedy. More...

March 17 2004

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...

March 16 2004

Wonderfalls Episode Titles In case anyone's interested, the link to Tims posts at Buffistas is here.
(SPOILER) Wonderfalls S1x02 'Karma Chameleon' promo pics and an episode description too at MediasharX. 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 2004

Wonderfalls fourth in Nielsen hourly rating. More...

March 14 2004

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.

March 13 2004

Fox's 'Wonderfalls' not all that amazing. The series falls short of wondrous for one TV critic. More...
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.
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.

March 12 2004

(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!
A plethora of "Wonderfalls" reviews from Google News Just thought it would be good to get them all out there. More...
Wonderfalls and Buffy connections. Another good review of the show that also tries to draw parallels between this and Buffy.
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...

March 11 2004

Like a tourist trap, 'Wonderfalls' will grab you Another positive review of the show from the Miami Herald More...
'Wonderfalls' Offers a Torrent of Wit .... If you thought Joan of Arcadia was testy, wait until you meet Jaye of Niagara Falls. More...

March 10 2004

Caroline Dhavernas Works Magic It seems not only is Wonderfalls getting noticed, so is its star... More...

March 09 2004

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...
Tim Minear Posts at Buffistas.org On Wonderfalls, how Buffy survived so long, and too many other things to list.

March 08 2004

Taking Orders from Animals. A nice write-up from the Washington Post about Wonderfalls. (Free registration required)

March 05 2004

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...

March 03 2004

(SPOILER) Wonderfalls review. A largely positive review from the Village Voice's TV critic, Joy Press.
Brian Fuller talks about Wonderfalls and mentions Joss Whedon and Buffy as an influence.
(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...

February 28 2004

"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...

February 24 2004

"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...

January 25 2004

Wonderfalls pilot episode summary. Curious to know more about the show that has Tim Minear as its show runner? Curious to know why many are calling it the best new show of the season? More...

January 17 2004

Tim Minear's 'Wonderfalls' gets an airdate. It's scheduled to premiere at 9 p.m. ET Friday, March 12 on Fox. In related Mutant Enemy news, UPN has pulled the plug on David Greenwalt's 'Jake 2.0'. More...

December 22 2003

Wonderfalls delayed? Tim Minear tells Sci Fi Wire that Fox has not yet set a specific air date for his show. More...

September 07 2003

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

May 08 2003

Correction: Tim Minear is moving to "Wonder Falls". The man himself posted to the Angel Soul's Spoiler Board to clarify information posted from TimMinear.net. More...

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