Stargate SG-1

1997, TV Show


Amy Pond Gets Trigger-Happy in Doctor Who Teaser Trailer

Matt Smith

The Doctor has donned his Stetson once again.

In the new Doctor Who Season 7 teaser trailer, which debuted over the weekend at the show's official convention in Cardiff, Wales, we see the Doctor (Matt Smith) with companions Amy (Karen Gillan) and Rory (Arthur Darvill) in what looks to be the Old West... with electricity?

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The Secret Circle Exclusive: Star Trek's John de Lancie to Play an Elder

John de Lancie, Chris Zylka

Star Trek will meet The Secret Circle in an upcoming episode.

John de Lancie, well known for playing Q in the Star Trek franchise, has been cast as... read more

Ask Matt: Finale Fever, Cougar Town, The Killing, Cancellation Fallout and More!

Courteney Cox

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Question: I know that last week was packed with season finales, talk of cancellations, and predictions of the successes for next fall, but I hope The Good Wife might get some attention. I'm in no way a TV expert, but the gestalt of the last scene was surprising. From the editing to the acting to the music (so out of place for the show, but somehow appropriate at the same time), those few minutes just felt like what great TV is. In particular, the editing of the elevator ride made me feel as though I was watching a cabler. While on the page the plot was perhaps mundane or even cliché, the execution was impressive. — Erin

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Syfy Cancels Stargate Universe

Stargate Universe

Following the cancellation of Caprica, Syfy has axed Stargate Universe, the network announced Thursday.

Stargate Universe, the third show in the franchise after... read more

Beau Bridges Reunites with Sally Field on Brothers & Sisters

Beau Bridges

Beau Bridges will reunite with his Norma Rae wife in Brothers & Sisters, Deadline reports.

Bridges, 68, who starred opposite Sally Field in the 1979 Oscar-nominated film, will play... read more

Robert Picardo Shares Stargate Atlantis Memories

Robert Picardo

Robert Picardo has made an indelible mark as a successful character actor in Hollywood for the last 30+ years, starring as such beloved characters as Dr. Dick Richard on China Beach, Coach Cutlip on The Wonder Years, The Doctor on Star Trek: Voyager and most recently as hard-ass Richard Woolsey on Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis. Now that Atlantis is airing its finale Friday, Picardo talked with about his time on the show, whether he'll be in the upcoming Atlantis TV movie, and his new gig on Chuck. How you feel about the show ending?
Robert Picardo: Well, there were a lot of disappointed fans. I've met a lot of them at personal appearances, and I did a Christmas charity event and got a lot of sad eyes coming up to me. There was a certain amount of sadness that I saw in the regular fans, but I assured them that we would be making a television movie for Sci Fi channel. So, there will be more to come. Do you know whether you get to be a part of that movie?
Picardo: I've been told so, yes. And, I'll still be the commander of the Atlantis expedition. Speaking of fans, and being the commander, did you get some eggs thrown at you after taking over for Amanda Tapping (Col. Samantha Carter)?
Picardo: Oh yeah... read more

David Hewlett Says Goodbye to Stargate: Atlantis

David Hewlett

David Hewlett has played the arrogant and often irritating Rodney McKay on Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis since 2002. As the series comes to an end Friday (9 pm/ET, Sci Fi), David reminisced with about his adventures playing the obnoxious McKay, what is was like smooching pal and cast mate Jewel Staite (Dr. Jennifer Keller) and the possibility of appearing in the upcoming Stargate movie. I spoke to your costar Jewel Staite—
David Hewlett: She's a liar. Everything she says, absolute lies! Don't believe a word of it! Good to know because she said kissing you [on the show] was kind of torturous because you're more like a brother.
Hewlett: (Laughs) OK, that's kind of true! We're kind of like Statler and Waldorf from The Muppet Show. You know, the two old guys in the top balcony? That's basically Jewel and I on set. Basically the ones standing there cutting up everybody on set and saying how stupid our jobs, our lives and the world is. And, we take great glee in that and usually end up cracking each other up and hopefully the people around us as well. But all the sudden [the producers] said, "You guys are in a relationship." And we were like, "What?!" The best way, honestly, to do a romantic scene in anything is... read more

Knots Landing Season 2 and Other Announced Releases

Knots Landing - The Complete 2nd Season

New releases announced today, December 17:

Dallas - The Complete 11th Season will be coming out April 21

Knots Landing - The Complete 2nd Season will be coming out April 14

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo - The Complete 2nd, 3rd and 4th Seasons will be coming out March 17

Stargate - The Ark of Truth + Continuum Double Pack (DVD or Blu-ray) will be coming out March 3

Voltron: Defender of the Universe - Collection 8: Sea Team (Vehicle Force) will be coming out March 31

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Stargate Series Gets New Universe

Stargate Atlantis by Eike Schroter/Sci Fi Channel Photo

Stargate fans, rejoice! Sci Fi has just announced plans to order a third iteration in the hit franchise, beginning with a two-hour movie. Stargate: Universe will premiere early next year and then slide into a regular hourly slot in the summer. This is welcome news for long-time fans – the show has been on in some form since 1997 – since Stargate Atlantis was not picked up for another season, says The Hollywood Reporter .Universe will introduce a team of explorers who find an ancient unmanned ship called the Destiny. For some reason, they cannot return to Earth, so the crew must fend for themselves aboard the ship. Sounds familiar, right Battlestar Galactica fans?The head of Sci Fi, Dave Howe, is hoping to bring a newer, younger audience to the franchise especially due to the fact that Star Trek: Enterprise repeats are faring well, and BSG will be signing off in 2009. He says, "There's an opportunity to keep the space opera as part of our programming strategy." The series ... read more

Stargate SG-1's Don S. Davis Dead at 65

Stargate SG-1's Don S. Davis by Eike Schroter/Sci Fi Channel Photo

Don Sinclair Davis, an Army vet turned character actor best known to TV fans for his roles as Stargate SG-1's General George Hammond and Twin Peaks' Major Garland Briggs, died on Sunday of a heart attack. He was 65. A family friend tells the Vancouver Sun that Davis — who called Gibsons, British Columbia, home — had dealt with heart problems for years, and suffered from diabetes. Davis leaves behind his wife of five years, Ruby, and a son from a previous marriage. — Matt Mitovich read more

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Premiered: July 27, 1997, on Showtime
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A military unit uses an ancient archway to travel the universe and battle alien parasites in this cult sci-fi adventure based on the 1994 film `Stargate.' Curmudgeonly Col. Jack O'Neill teams with an archaeologist, an astrophysicist and an alien to combat the Gou'ald, a serpentine species that requires humanoid hosts. The series began on Showtime in July of 1997 (reruns aired in syndication in 1998), and then moved to the Sci-Fi Channel in 2002.


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