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March 15 2014

How Serenity ended up in Battlestar Galactica. Find out what Joss and Tim thought of the ship's cameo appearance.

January 07 2014

Marc Blucas' new show "Killer Women" premieres tonight on ABC at 10pm. He plays DEA Agent Dan Winston a love interest for the main character played by BSG's Tricia Helfer.

July 20 2010

Douglas Fargo's Password. 33 minutes and 24 seconds in, the latest episode of Eureka contains a shout out reference to Buffy. Literally. More...

May 03 2010

Emma Caulfield talks about "turning down" a 'Battlestar Galactica' role. She also discusses what she's been working on lately.

September 25 2009

(SPOILER) Tahmoh talks about Dollhouse Season 2. He chats about the Battlestar Galactica-guest stars in the early episodes and Paul's starting point in Season 2. If you want more then BuddyTV has an interview with him (and Eliza).

September 24 2009

Galileoscope signed by Felicia Day and Battlestar Galactica cast. Bid on the item on ebay - "This auction is being done by a newly formed non-profit . . . and for every $15 of your bid, we will donate 1 telescope to a needy school." More...

September 19 2009

Kanye interrupts your favorite Sci-Fi Show. A little Photoshop-fun over at Sci-Fi Wire, with Kanye interrupting - amongst others - Summer Glau's Cameron to tell her that Dollhouse is one of the best low-rated Fox shows of all time.

August 29 2009

Jason Palmer's jumbo Serenity banner prints. Got wall? Also the Kaylee tee is now in a "breezy white, muscle tee raglan, with shimmery silver background motif". More...

August 19 2009

The Shakespearean Heroes Science Fiction Should Steal From. IO9 takes a fascinating look at how some recent examples of science fiction could benefit from paying close attention to the Bard of Avon's playbook. Contains spoilers for the Dollhouse episodes "Echo" and "Epitaph One." More...

July 26 2009

(SPOILER) Jane Espenson urges Whedonites to watch Caprica. Jane Espenson is quoted at the bottom of a BSG-related article, urging Whedon fans to watch Caprica.

April 08 2009

Jane Espenson will be on the Battlestar Galactica panel at Paleyfest. If that isn't exciting enough, Seth Green will be the Special Guest Moderator.

April 02 2009

Life After Galactica: Dollhouse. gives pros and cons on Dollhouse, recommending it for the long haul now that other Friday night, sci-fi offerings have ended. Contains some language and spoilers for the BSG finale. More...

March 30 2009

Joss Whedon and Transhumanist TV. CHUD's Taylor Bettinson compares Friday night scifi shows BSG, Terminator: TSCC, and Dollhouse and decides that while BSG and Terminator: TSCC were both about man vs machine, beginning in ep #6 Dollhouse goes beyond this and is now about man as machine.

March 24 2009

Will The End Of 'Battlestar Galactica' Help Revive 'Dollhouse'? NPR tries to find out "why it might be logical to think that the end of Battlestar is the right time to go for a Dollhouse push".

March 05 2009

Tahmoh Penikett talks Dollhouse and BSG. He chats about the premise, Paul Ballard and Battlestar Galactica. Nothing new (it was recorded before the premiere), but a lot of people like to see him talking.

February 03 2009

Jane Espenson talks BSG, Caprica, Buffy and Dollhouse. "Even a small fame-flame keeps you warmer than none at all". Quote of the year?

January 17 2009

(SPOILER) The TV Addict interviews Tahmoh Penikett. He talks about the finale of Battlestar Galactica and Dollhouse. More...

December 11 2008

Joss bans final Cylon talk on the set of Dollhouse. At the recent Battlestar Galactica convention in England, Tahmoh Penikett revealed that "[Joss] asked a couple of times, but it's a game. He doesn't really want to know, he's banned everyone on the set from talking about it."

September 22 2008

(SPOILER) Tahmoh Penikett podcast interview. Tahmoh mentions Whedon fans and talks about playing Paul Ballard on Dollhouse. More...

August 06 2008

Jane Espenson Confirmed to Write BSG TV Movie. The L.A. Times has a piece about the upcoming TV Movie, directed by none other than Edward James Olmos. More...

July 01 2008

Jane Espenson to write next Battlestar Galactica tv movie. Well that's what Galactica Sitrep says.

June 10 2008

(SPOILER) Jane Espenson talks Battlestar Galactica. She speaks to about her recently aired episode 'Hub'. And there's also more Q&As with her over at TV Guide and Comic Mix.

April 22 2008

Visual rundown of the new Dolls. gives us pictures and a brief listing of the final cast and characters of Dollhouse! Plus, a beardy Joss picture. *Mild spoilers in the nature of thumbnail character descriptions and snippets of gushy reviews*

April 14 2008

(SPOILER) Emma Caulfield passed on 'Battlestar' audition. She would have auditioned for Six and/or Starbuck. Video has potential spoilers for Smallvile and other shows. More...

April 04 2008

Tahmoh Penikett mentions Dollhouse during interview. In an interview about the end of Battlestar Galactica Tahmoh Penikett makes a mention of his role on Dollhouse and says he's looking forward to working with Joss and Eliza. More...
Inside Jane Espenson's frakkin' amazing job. TV Guide chats to Jane about Buffy, Battlestar Galactica and which of her characters she'd have lunch with.

January 07 2008

xkcd equates obsessive fandom with Firefly. In the same breath as BSG, no less.

January 01 2008

Season 3 of Battlestar Galactica Coming to DVD in March. Universal Studios finally released an official date (March 25) for the third season R1 DVD release of "Battlestar Galactica" after months of keeping fans in the dark. This set will include Jane Espenson's premier episode. More...

December 10 2007

Whedon fans et al. make Wall Street Journal. An article about fans meeting their favorite writers on the WGA picket lines. More...

November 28 2007

Interview with Jane Espenson. Jane talks about picketing, BSG, and Finding Serenity. More...

November 19 2007

Battlestar Galactica wraps production. Ron D. Moore blogs about wrapping production of Battlestar Galactica (Jane Espenson is a co-producer) after 13 episodes of Season 4 and about the chances of the season being finished ... More...

August 07 2007

Joss Whedon - the interview. Great discussion about Firefly and Serenity (plenty of material for fans to chew over). He also chats about whether he'd return to a weekly tv series and his love for Battlestar Galactica.

June 26 2007

Fan's recount of Jane Espenson appearance at CSTS in TX! Be there vicariously as one fan recounts "The Jane Espenson Experience!" Highlights include: new favorite ep of Buffy, best writer's rooms, and a rarely-used (by Jane) profanity!

June 01 2007

Hollywood Reporter confirms BSG season 4 to be last. It had previously been announced Jane Espenson moves to Battlestar as Co-Exec Producer for its fourth, and now final season.

April 23 2007

Whedon discusses everything. Nice little interview with Wizard where the master touches on almost everything, from X-Men, Wonder Woman, Goners, The Office, even Battlestar Galactica.

March 29 2007

Mark Sheppard talks to IGN about his guest role on BSG. An excellent article/interview over at IGN with Firefly's Badger, with lots of insight into probably the most interesting new character of season 3 ( Spoilers for all episodes up to, but not including, the season finale). More...

March 02 2007

Buffy: a truly great work of literature. According to this blogger: Joss Whedon created one of the great works of literature of the late 20th / early 21st century, yet lots of people still think itís "just Beverly Hills 90210 with monsters".

February 21 2007

An Atypical Route to Spexcellence. Jane Espenson blogs about writing spec scripts with a structure that is atypical for the series - and uses Firefly's "Out of Gas" as an example. More...

February 16 2007

Defining The 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' Effect. SyFy Portal equates the reaction of non-viewers to Battlestar Galactica to those of people who judge(d) "Buffy" on the movie or the name alone. More...

February 03 2007

Jane Espenson's episode for "Battlestar Galactica" scheduled. Jane Espenson's second episode for Battlestar Galactica is tentatively scheduled for February 18th. It's titled Dirty Hands and is co-written with Anne Cofell Saunders. And a heads up from Pliny, according to The Futon Critic Jane 's new show "Andy Barker, P.I" will air March 15th. It'll replace "30 Rock" for its initial run of episodes. More...

December 20 2006

Espenson Back On Battlestar. Called "Dirty Hands", the episode was co-written with Anne Cofell and will air in February 2007.

December 04 2006

Firefly's Mark Shepard is on this week's Battlestar Galactica podcast. This week's podcast is the Battlestar roundtable which answers fans' questions and also includes cast members Jamie Bamber, James Callis and Tahmoh Penikett (71.3 mb download).

December 01 2006

(SPOILER) What does Jane Espenson think of tonight's new Battlestar ep? Ms. Espenson, who wrote next week's episode of BSG, has high praise for tonight's edition. More...

November 13 2006

A Second Espenson Galactica Episode? Yes, according to Anne Cofell Saunders. More...

October 11 2006

Getting Some Action. Jane Espenson blogs about the difference between writing action scenes for "Buffy" and recently for "Battlestar Galactica".

August 26 2006

And this year's Buffy goes to Battlestar Galactica. The sci-fi show wins Salon's annual TV award for the "most underappreciated show in all of TV land". The Buffy, of course, is "named after a little vampire thriller that staked a claim on our hearts". More...

July 31 2006

(SPOILER) SyFy Portal story on character deaths. Article on the effects of killing off main characters to advance the story. References Joss's views on the subject. Spoilers for BSG season 3.

July 28 2006

(SPOILER) Ron Moore's Blog Discusses the Episode Jane Espenson will be writing for Battlestar Galactica, among other things, for the upcoming season.

July 01 2006

From Slayers to Cylons. Jane Espenson talks Battlestar Galactica. (ETA - If you haven't seen the end of Season 2, this contains massive spoilage - so say we all!)

June 18 2006

Not since Buffy the Vampire Slayer has Matt Roush had to defend his love for a show simply due to its title, said the TV critic in talking about how he has to do the same thing for Battlestar Galactica. More...

June 02 2006

Buffy coulda been an (Emmy) contender. Daily Variety focuses on the problem "sci-fi genre" shows have getting respect and/or attention from Emmy voters, including highly respected past series like "Buffy." Ronald D. Moore and Lauren Graham briefly comment. More...

June 01 2006

Jane Espenson will write an episode of Battlestar Galactica ... !!!

February 25 2006

Nebula nominees named: Serenity in running for 'Scripts' award. The film is up against two episodes from Battlestar Galactica season one.

January 13 2006

Battlestar Galactica is not comparable to the "more fanciful" series Firefly and Farscape according to Matt Roush. The 8th question down the page.

January 09 2006

Firefly F/X Led To Battlestar Galactica. Loni Peristere at Zoic Studios says the visual effects pioneered for Firefly directly influenced Battlestar Galactica. Ron Moore and others told him "that's the way it should be photographed, and please bring those rules to Galactica".

November 30 2004

'You're Welcome' Among Greatest Episodes Ever on Television. *CAUTION* MAJOR Battlestar Galactica Spoilers. More...

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