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June 27 2014

Top 10 most devastating TV cancellations. From the two guys who do the 'Nothing But Static' podcasts. At least four out of the 10 share Whedon-y connections.

March 12 2014

Happy Anniversary to Wonderfalls! The quirky series from creator, Bryan Fuller (as if there was only one) premiered on Fox 10 years ago today!

October 29 2013

Happy Birthday, Tim Minear! He turns 50 today.

September 21 2013

Wonderfalls DVD coming to Region 2. Release date is 28th of October, priced at around £29.99.

April 14 2011

Fact: Tim Minear is made of pure, concentrated evil. Over on his Facebook page, Tim features a video collecting various moments from all his many, splendid cancelled TV shows! More...

January 21 2011

Fox Friday Night Cancellations. Yahoo TV is asking if "Fringe" will be the latest Fox show to be cut short in the Friday night 'death slot'. More...

August 18 2010

Firefly and Wonderfalls make "Too Late To Save" list from EW. Entertainment Weekly had an interesting list of "top 19 shows fans discovered too late to save". They include Firefly and Tim Minear's "Wonderfalls". More...

January 21 2009

Buddy TV Lists the 100 Best TV Shows of the Past 20 Years. Shows some love for Wonderfalls, Robot Chicken, and Family Guy among others.

December 03 2008

(SPOILER) Doug Petrie wrote tonight's Wonderfalls/Pushing Daisies crossover. On tonight's Doug Petrie-scripted episode of Pushing Daisies, entitled "Comfort Food," Beth Grant reprises her role as Marianne Marie Beetle, previously seen in the Wonderfalls episode "Muffin Buffalo." More...

August 07 2008

Top ten "brilliant but cancelled" shows. SCI FI Wire puts Firefly first and Wonderfalls second. And the Firefly bit includes a prominent nod to the California Browncoats booth at this year's Comic-Con.

July 28 2008

(SPOILER) Wonderfalls crosses over to Pushing Daisies? Bryan Fuller discusses which Wonderfalls characters may show up.

February 07 2008

Angel features on EW's 'shows to resurrect' list. Other Whedonesque favorites like Drive and Wonderfalls end up on Entertainment Weekly's list of '30 Shows You'd Bring Back from the Grave.'

January 22 2008

Some lovely scripts signed by Tim Minear and Jane Espenson could be yours. The Cash for the Crew website has updated their Rewards section. So if you donate to the Motion Picture Television Fund, you have a chance to win signed Buffy, Angel, The Inside, Wonderfalls and Drive scripts. More...

January 18 2008

Send in the Subs. USA Today's Robert Bianco makes in depth suggestions on what to watch during the writer's strike. More...

November 06 2007

Wonderfalls Complete Series DVD for $19.99 at Amazon.com. Firefly is also on sale at $24.99. Get your Xmas shopping off to a good start.

October 26 2007

A Man Named Jayne parody video. It's a song to the tune of A Boy Named Sue by Johnny Cash, and it covers a few TV shows from a certain network. More...

March 02 2007

Katie Finneran of Wonderfalls joins Drive. Tim Minear brings more of his worlds together as he casts Katie Finneran of Wonderfalls and The Inside in Drive. She will play the sister of Alex Tully (Nathan Fillion's character).

February 26 2007

Sarah Michelle Gellar at an Oscar party. Sarah and her co-star from Addicted, Lee Pace, attended the Elton John Aids Foundation Oscar Party. Lee Pace was in Wonderfalls. More...

January 22 2007

Three cancelled shows that could be worth watching on DVD. Article talks about "the very best of the very cancelled" availible on DVD. Including Wonderfalls, Greg the Bunny, and also mentions the DVD success of Firefly and Family Guy. It's good to see some people still keeping Wonderfalls alive.

December 12 2006

"One More." Tim Minear's posted another video on YouTube with clips from all his shows, plus him from 1985.

December 11 2006

"Minear's stuff" - A fan video by Tim Minear. No, really. It is by him and was shown yesterday by Tim at the Backup Bash.

October 30 2006

CBR interviews Wonderfalls creator. Bryan Fuller talks about what the future of the show might have been and the troubles with the network. Plus comments on "Dead Like Me", "Heroes", "Carrie" and "Star Trek". More...

October 24 2006

An interview with Tim Minear. So many goodies in this interview, it's unbelievable. A must read. Drive, The Inside, the Buffyverse tv movies (not dead after all?) and comics all get covered and there's lots, lots more as well.

August 28 2006

imdb Enters the World of TV Show Ratings. Many of you may have noticed, but just in case, imdb recently started tracking ratings for TV shows, so why not take a trip over and let your opinion be known. More...

June 19 2006

2006 SyFy Genre Awards Nominations. Firefly, Serenity, and Wonderfalls are all nominated in several categories. Also, Whedonesque is nominated for BEST WEB SITE. More...

June 07 2006

For the love of Firefly and Wonderfalls. A PopMatters columnist ponders on why it seems "like every interesting, innovative series that you adore and worship gets yanked before its time".

May 18 2006

Nominate Firefly and Serenity for SyFy Genre Award. Because unaired episodes of Firefly aired for the first time in the US in 2005, it is eligible for these awards, as is Wonderfalls, and of course, Serenity. More...

May 03 2006

Wonderfalls DVD box set is on sale at Amazon.com for on $19.99. The DVD box set is usually priced at $30-35.

April 04 2006

Pre-Order 'These Girls' DVD (R1) starring Boreanaz and Dhavernas. To be released May 16th. "During their summer between high school and college, three girls blackmail a slightly older hunk into having sex with them".

March 31 2006

Philladelphia Film Festival is featuring "These Girls" this weekend. The writer/director John Hazlett will be there for both showings April 1st and 2nd. The film stars David Boreanaz and Caroline Dhavernas.

March 15 2006

Breaking the Story with Tim Minear. This issue of Creative Screenwriting magazine has articles involving former verse writers, Tim Minear and Shawn Ryan. If you're interested in how ideas are created behind the scenes and how writers minds work, this is an excellent read. More...

February 26 2006

Instapundit interviews Tim Minear in this podcast. Tim's segment starts about 21:10. More...

November 27 2005

Wonderfall's Tracie Thoms in this weekend's release, RENT. Mahandra sings! And tangoes! Beautifully! In the film's best performance! and more Thoms news! More...
Wonderfalls gets some blogosphere notice. In Instapundit, no less. You can't keep a good show down!

November 25 2005

Wonderfalls Marathon on LOGO cable channel today. From 2pm - 10pm on Nov 24th, the LOGO channel is showing a marathon of Wonderfall episodes, including the ones guest starring Jewel Staite.

November 04 2005

Pleasant Memories for Marti Noxon. More going over the ins and outs of what happened to Point Pleasant and there's even some discussion of Wonderfalls. And also find out about the two new pilots she's sold to Fox and ABC.

August 31 2005

(SPOILER) Film starring Boreanaz and Dhavernas debuts at Toronto. These Girls summarized as a sex farce for the 21st century, makes its world debut Sept. 10 at Toronto International Film Festival. More...

August 16 2005

Sometimes, Fox just isn't that into me. Fun little article bemoaning the author's tempestuous relationship with the network. Speaks of the loss of Wonderfalls and The Inside, seems to hint of Firefly. More...

July 19 2005

Watch with Kristin recommends "The Inside" and "Wonderfalls". E!Online's Watch with Kristin gives a heads up on "The Inside" currently screening on Fox and "Wonderfalls", which will be showing on The Logo Network starting 28th July.

July 11 2005

Science fiction's biggest battle is its image. "Despite widespread critical acclaim for their psyche insight, series such as "Farscape," "Angel" and its companion series, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," have rarely been recognized with industry awards." More...

July 07 2005

Wonderfalls to air on LOGO. Wonderfalls has been picked up by the new Viacom channel, Logo and will begin airing on Thursday July 28 at 9pm. AICN has more info.

June 10 2005

Why some TV shows appear on DVD and others don't. Registration required, though bugmenot.com works. More...

June 06 2005

Wonderfalls coming to the UK. "Sky One. Thursdays. 8pm. From 23 June." As taken from the July issue of SFX. However the BBC Cult site says it starts Tuesday 5 July.

April 28 2005

Firefly and Wonderfalls Back On FOX this Sunday!!!!!! ...in the form of a reference in the season premiere of Family Guy. More...

March 24 2005

(SPOILER) Caroline Dhavernas talks WF, new films, personal fear. Popgurls.com has lengthy talk with the busy (and former) "Jaye Tyler." Caroline has completed two films and is working in Europe on a third (although timeline not so clear). More...

February 17 2005

Fans snatch up Wonderfalls DVD. Success of axed show surprises execs. Good news, approx 25,000 DVDs have already sold since Feb 1st.

February 08 2005

(SPOILER) Eonline's weekly chat spills a couple verse related tidbits. Kristine covers from Wonderfalls' sales to the Point's producer. (Spoiler link is for non-verse shows)

February 04 2005

IGN Reviews Wonderfalls. Calls it a "Quirky, whimsical series that never got a chance to get its balance right." More...

February 02 2005

Wonderfalls That Never Was. Bryan Fuller reveals what would have happened in the second season and which season one episode set up plot arcs for season three.
"Wonderfalls" Is One Of Harry's DVD Picks For February. He feels it may have been for the best that it was a limited series, and that too much more could have made it gimmicky. Meanwhile at TVShowsOnDVD.com, there's a review which applauds Fox's post-cancellation treatment of the series. Chud.com has its review up as well. More...

February 01 2005

Wonderfalls - The Complete Series (R1) is also available today! All 13 episodes, including 9 that never aired are featured in this box set.

January 30 2005

Win signed Wonderfalls scripts, DVD sets and surprise stuff. Savewonderfalls.com (official unofficial WF site) has unveiled three contests for creative types. Ready, set, have fun!
Win 1 of 7 Wonderfalls DVD (R1) sets. "How do you win? Simple, follow Hollywood's newest form of TV success, a reality show of sort. What would you do to see new Wonderfalls episodes back on TV?"

January 28 2005

Free Wonderfalls Webcast on February 1st. The cast and creators of Wonderfalls will be participating in a free webcast to celebrate the release of the DVDs. More...

January 27 2005

Canceled TV Show 'Wonderfalls' on DVD. "Fans curious about what happened to Fox's critically acclaimed fantasy-drama "Wonderfalls" need wonder no longer". More...

January 26 2005

Caroline Dhavernas will be a guest on WGN Chicago. She will be on Nick Digilio's radio show this Sunday night (11 PM Central Time). They'll be speaking about Wonderfalls and, also, giving away copies of the show on DVD. You can listen online through their website.

January 25 2005

(SPOILER) Wonderfalls DVD review at SFW. As with most SFW reviews this includes some mildly spoilery plot summarising.

January 21 2005

Minear hopes for Wonderfalls movie. Tells Sci Fi Wire "I know it's something [series co-creator] Bryan Fuller's thought about". He also mentions that they had to switch some of the songs on the DVD due to cost.
Can't afford the Wonderfalls DVD? Herc at "Ain't it Cool" is having a contest to give away 5 copies!

January 20 2005

Bryan Fuller interview about Wonderfalls dvds. An interesting (to me anyway) interview. Warning, it's on the suicidegirls website which is probably NSFW.

January 19 2005

DVD Times' Wonderfalls DVD review. If you're going to read only one review for the DVD, let it be this one.

January 15 2005

Wild for Wonderfalls? Manhattan's Museum of Television & Radio will have a marathon screening Jan. 29-30 of all 13 episodes.

January 12 2005

Turning up promo heat for Wonderfalls DVD release. The DVD box set is on the street Feb. 1 and some official and unofficial folks have prepared Web and blog materials for those who want to plug the 'Falls. Link to fan site post. More...

December 20 2004

Wonderfalls scene deemed to be 'negative' to the clergy in PTC report. The latest study by the Parents Television Council into how US networks treats religious matters claims that Hollywood is hostile towards religious institutions. A scene from Wonderfalls where Jaye berates a priest is cited as an example of this. More...

December 17 2004

Wonderfalls nominated for WGA award. "Wax Lion" nominated for Episodic Comedy More...

November 02 2004

Wonderfalls listed at Amazon.com. It's US$27.99/CDN$34.24 for R1 3-disc set. Ready. Set. Go . . . order. More...

October 29 2004

Wonderfalls DVD officially announced. And it's been delayed again, 1st February 2005 now. More...

October 16 2004

Wonderfalls DVD Cover Art. The cover art looks pretty cool. They're calling it "Wonderfalls: The Complete Viewer Collection." More...

October 05 2004

Why Smart Won't Stick at Fox TV Network. Here's producer/director Todd Holland's thoughts on that subject: - "Fox's development is more courageous than their broadcasting," he says. More...

September 21 2004

A delayed Wonderfalls DVD release. SaveWonderfalls.com gives a more concrete report of the rumours about a January release date for the DVD set.

September 20 2004

Interview with the producers of Wonderfalls. Nothing all that new here but a nice interview, some information on what Todd Holland is up to at the moment

September 12 2004

Wonderfalls DVD news. Some new info on how many discs will be in the set, what the special features are and which order the episodes will be in. More...

September 02 2004

(SPOILER) Wonderfalls deserves to find large audience, Vision TV says. The show airs in Canada October 4th. This link contains brief descriptions of unaired episodes. More...

August 25 2004

Caroline Dhavernas in new Canadian film. "The Baroness and the Pig" opened Friday, Aug. 13 and promptly closed the following week, it seems, because I can't find it on any Toronto theatre skeds. More...

August 12 2004

The Casting Society of America nominated Wonderfalls for an Artios Award for Outstanding Casting for a comedy TV pilot. More...
Attn Cdns: Vision TV picks up Wonderfalls for fall sked. All 13 eps to air starting Oct. 4. Yay! Unfortunately, it's a higher tier cable channel (60 in Toronto). More...

August 09 2004

More promising details about Wonderfalls DVD. There will be commentary tracks on 6 episodes, behind the scenes doc, gag reel, 'full music video' (of title song, I assume), and way more.

August 05 2004

"Jaye" and "Sharon" do yack tracks for Wonderfalls DVD. Producers of Wonderfalls decided to re-record 3 episode commentaries to get Caroline Dhavernas and Katie Finneran on the record. It looked like it was fun. See the kooky photos! More...

August 04 2004

Interviews, interviews, interviews! Sci-fi weekly interviews have been linked to before on Whedonesque - but it seems a few pertinent ones have been missed. Cast your eye down the right hand side of this list for old interviews with Joss, the Buffy cast, the Angel cast, the Wonderfalls team...

July 15 2004

Wonderfalls DVD Update. The release is still scheduled for Dec. 7, and the eps will be in 16:9 widescreen. Several commentaries have already been recorded. More...
Unaired Wonderfalls episodes screen at Comic-Con. Sunday, 7/25, 2pm-4pm in Room 20, Bryan Fuller, Tim Minear, and Todd Holland will be screening "Cocktail Bunny" and "Lying Pig." Basically, just keep your seat if you're there to see the Joss Whedon Serenity panel. More...

June 21 2004

Learn the WONDERFALLS DVD release date! Rejoice! More...

June 18 2004

Wonderfalls episode 6 script now online. Bryan Fuller donates the previously unread script for 'Barrel Bear' to SaveWonderfalls.com. In other news, Herc plugs the forthcoming unaired Wonderfalls episodes event in L.A.. More...

June 03 2004

Wonderfalls Nominated for a 2004 TCA Award. The Television Critics Association has nominated Wonderfalls for Outstanding New Program. More...

May 26 2004

"Wonderfalls" on DVD! This holiday season may see the release of the series. More...

May 15 2004

Caroline Dhavernas turns 26
More unaired WF episodes to come. High demand for exec producer Todd Holland's showings of a pair of unaired 'sodes have forced organizers to sked another date, with two additional 'sodes. I think I'm moving to L.A.

May 12 2004

Tim Minear and Wonderfalls heavily criticised. Yes, it's more controversial fun with TeeVee.org: Philip Michaels hated the pilot and exposes Wonderfalls' greatness as just a legend, while Jason Snell argues that a show shouldn't be judged by the pilot (Firefly mentioned).

May 08 2004

Todd Holland to show two unaired WF eps in L.A. Lucky L.A. residents get a chance to see two of the nine unaired WF eps at special Q&A session.

May 02 2004

Coming this fall: All the deja vu you care to revisit. Article talks about the dwindling state of TV and trys to explains why shows like Wonderfalls disappear so quickly from the airwaves. With an interesting note from some FOX executives regarding the reviews of the series. More...

April 24 2004

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 2004

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".

April 21 2004

Wonderfalls Update From Tim Minear. Mentions the WB and "netlet" situations. More...

April 18 2004

An interview with Tim Minear. It's mainly about Wonderfalls but also with a few Firefly and Angel mentions thrown in. Free registration required.

April 15 2004

Wonderfalls creator Bryan Fuller signs two-year deal with 20th Century Fox TV to develop new shows while possibly working on an existing series.
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"

April 10 2004

Voting for Wonderfalls Suspended Again! at TVShowsOnDVD.com
SaveWonderfalls.com goes live! Detailed instructions on the Save Wonderfalls campaign.
Plus, the navigation tchotchkes talk to you! Flash player required.
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).

April 09 2004

TV Quebec Picks Up Wonderfalls (Webpage in French) Buffista PenDuffy found this, see here, where you can read a program translation. More...

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