The Sci Fi Channel just got a brand new name and identity... in…

Just like the U.S. Sci Fi Channel before it, Australia's Sci Fi Channel has decided it's time for a new name and a slightly different image. But when Australia's Sci Fi decided to rebrand itself, they settled on the name... SF. (In other words, another previously established abbreviation for "science fiction.") And… » 7/18/12 6:20am 7/18/12 6:20am

The most awesomely ridiculous science fiction/fantasy-themed wrestling…

Remember when wrestling used to be filled with "Supermen"? Many of wrestling's craziest gimmicks have had a fantasy/scifi theme. From a Mortal Kombat rip-off to a man from the future, here are ten of wrestling's most way-out scifi characters. » 9/09/10 1:30pm 9/09/10 1:30pm

Before It Was Syfy . . . A Cool Set of Viral Videos From 1999 in 1999, the SciFi Channel (as it was called back then) did a series of funny viral videos for Y2K which purported to be messages from Y3K that our descendants had sent us from the future. You can find them on a seemingly forgotten part of the Syfy website. Some of the messages from the… » 7/26/09 9:30am 7/26/09 9:30am

SyFy Prepares To Win Us Over

With the SciFi Channel's rebranding as SyFy just two weeks away, the network is preparing to convince everyone that the name isn't that bad... even if they have to bribe New York City to do it. » 6/23/09 7:30am 6/23/09 7:30am

Primeval's Time-Hopping Cut Short

Those excited by the cliffhanger ending of UK time-travel series Primeval's third season may want to prepare themselves before reading the next sentence: ITV have announced that the show won't be returning for a fourth season on the network. » 6/15/09 10:30am 6/15/09 10:30am

Battlestar Galactica's Frak Pack Pays Off For KFC

We may have made fun of it at the time, but KFC's sponsorship of the final episodes of Battlestar Galactica was successful enough to convince a lot of you that Colonel Sanders wasn't as bad as you thought. Frakking mind-control. » 6/13/09 3:00pm 6/13/09 3:00pm

"Riverworld" Adaptation Braces for Sea of Angry Readers

A faithful adaptation of Philip José Farmer's Riverworld novels would be nigh impossible, but the Syfy Channel's upcoming Riverworld miniseries plans to veer off into such uncharted waters that readers may not recognize it. » 6/08/09 2:20pm 6/08/09 2:20pm

Does Primeval's Future Lie On Sci-Fi?

Fans of time-travel drama Primeval are waiting to find out if British network ITV will order a fourth season of the show - which may end up premiering on the British SciFi Channel, because of the cost of production. » 5/28/09 6:30am 5/28/09 6:30am

A Dozen Science-Fiction Drinking Games

Everyone probably occasionally (or often) thinks, You know what would make this Battlestar episode better? A lot of alcohol. So here, for your drinking — and viewing — pleasure, are a dozen science-fiction drinking games. » 4/29/09 9:00am 4/29/09 9:00am

SyFy Modernizes, Bastardizes The Phantom

The SciFi Channel have released a glimpse at how they're going to turn classic comic strip The Phantom into a sci-fi series, and their idea seems to be to... drop everything recognizable about the character? » 4/09/09 6:30am 4/09/09 6:30am

10% More Women Love SciFi

Who needed a name change? The SciFi Channel has just announced that the last three months were the tenth consecutive quarter of growth for women viewers, adding 10% to their number of women aged 18-34. » 3/31/09 12:30pm 3/31/09 12:30pm

What Would Isaac Asimov Say About Syfy's Name Change?

The president of the newly renamed Syfy Channel took the time, in a conference call, to address our concerns about the change - and answer the question: what would Asimov think of the new name? » 3/24/09 12:00pm 3/24/09 12:00pm

Riverworld... The TV Series?

The Syfy Channel announced more of its post-Battlestar Galactica lineup, and it includes a possible ongoing series based on Philip José Farmer's Riverworld novels. This could be amazing, if done even half right. » 3/23/09 3:43pm 3/23/09 3:43pm

15 More Alternate Names For The SciFi Channel

You people never let me down. I suggested 28* different names for the SciFi Channel to use instead of "SyFy," and you managed to come up with even better ones. Here're some of my favorites. » 3/22/09 3:00pm 3/22/09 3:00pm

ABC Looking For Huge Summer Impact

A German mini-series with American stars about the international danger when the moon gets pushed onto a collision course with Earth... Sound weird? If ABC has its way, it may be your favorite summer show. » 3/08/09 9:00am 3/08/09 9:00am

Will The Cast Of Caprica Stay Clear Of A BSG Paradox?

New stills from Battlestar Galactica's prequel give a closer look at the daughters of the men who tried to play god, and their fancy futuristic accessories. But can Caprica separate itself from RDM's BSG storyline? » 2/25/09 3:30pm 2/25/09 3:30pm

Sci Fi Channel Wants To Return To Oz With Tin Man Series

Neal McDonough, star of Sci Fi's Wizard Of Oz reboot mini-series Tin Man revealed that we've not seen the last of the kinky-gothy show. Talks are apparently happening to bring it back long-term. » 2/19/09 4:00pm 2/19/09 4:00pm

Maybe You Should Consider the Alien Perspective Once in a While

You guys are all Earth-centric humanists, and that's why the Sci Fi Channel has to school you in what it's like to see alien invasion and mutant menace from the other side. » 2/06/09 1:17pm 2/06/09 1:17pm

Caprica Comes To DVD Early, Allowing You To Influence Cylon Evolution

Can't wait to see Caprica, the prequel series showing the tawdry origins of the robotic Cylons? Now you won't have to: the show's pilot is going direct to DVD on April 26. » 2/05/09 2:30pm 2/05/09 2:30pm

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Your Exclusive Peek Into Eureka's Return

Missing Eureka? Well, here's a chance to get an extra dose. The first issue of Boom! Studios' comic version hits stores this week, co-written by the show's creator. We've got an exclusive preview for you. » 2/03/09 11:00am 2/03/09 11:00am