On Tuesday November 20 at 8pm ET, Science Channel (currently high on its "Firefly" success) will begin airing syndicated episodes of Fox's soon-to-be-ending science fiction series "FRINGE." The first season of the beloved show will continue in daylong marathons on Friday the 23rd starting at 10:30am and Saturday the 24th at 10:30am as well.
We previously told you about Science Channel's "Firefly" 10th Anniversary special event, "Firefly: Browncoats Unite" airing on November 11 that'll show tons of footage and goodies from the cult classic series! But to extra-celebrate this glorious special for fans of the "'Fly," Science is setting to unleash even more footage from their special that, according to the channel itself, "just couldn't be squeezed into the hour-long special." But it's up to YOU if you want to see it!
If you’re already watching The Science Channel for Punkin Chunkin and reruns of Firefly, good news: Fringe will be hitting the channel in syndication, soon!
As reported by the Hollywood Reporter, directly from Hollywood, California, the show – which sometimes, sort of, pretends that it’s about scientific concepts (when really it just kind of uses them as a launchpad for total insanity, in the best sense of the word) – will run all it’s episodes, including the final thirteen to be broadcast this Fall as part of a deal with Warner Bros. TV.
However, this deal doesn’t prevent other streaming services, like Hulu, Netflix, or whatever Apple has cooking up from also broadcasting episodes of the show… So don’t worry, even if you don’t get Science Channel, you should be able to watch that episode with the Manimals as many times as you want. Sorry, either of the episodes with the Manimals, there were two of them. Forgot for a second! Read More...
Geek News alert -- cult hit Firefly will be returning to basic cable. EW's Inside TV reported today that the Science Channel has aquired the rights to Firefly and will air the complete series -- including special extras! This is the first time Firefly has aired on a fully distributed basic cable channel since 2008 on the USA Network.
Further, Nathan Fillion told EW that not only would he be open to reprising the role of Mal again, but if he had the money he'd produce Firefly itself:
"Yes. Yes. I would examine very closely Fox’s reasoning — I’m a little gun-shy. If I got $300 million from the California Lottery, the first thing I would do is buy the rights to Firefly, make it own my own, and distribute it on the Internet."
Firefly makes its Science Channel debut on March 6 at 8 p.m. with the two hour pilot, with the first episode airing right after at 10 p.m. Then Firefly episodes will air every Sunday, in order and in HD.
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