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June 30

Agents of SHIELD will be doing a panel and signing at Comic-Con. The panel will be on the Friday at 3pm in Ballroom 20.
Alan Tudyk talks about Eliza Dushku's role in 'Con Man' Season 2. There's also some new images from the show including a pics of Eliza and a behind-the-scenes one featuring Nathan and Alan.
All 12 seasons of Buffy and Angel, ranked from worst to best. A list that almost no one will agree with. If that's the case then let's hear your rankings.

June 29

QMx to bring out a Firefly coin for Comic-Con. The exclusive item is called "Firefly Keep Flying Challenge Coin" and will set you back $9.95.
CBR discusses why the "Danger" arc of "Astonishing X-Men" didn't make sense. A major plot point from the arc is mentioned as being problematic.
The top ten Agents of SHIELD episodes. As picked by IGN.

June 28

Happy birthday to Felicia Day, She turns 37 today.
Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon on parenting and how to achieve your dreams. She talked to Elaine Sir about "how her life has changed since becoming a mother - and her top tips on how she survived her previous seemingly insurmountable career struggles and landed where she is today".
ABC announces Fall Series Premiere Dates for 2016-17 Season. The Season 4 of Marvel's Agents of SHIELD will premiere on September 20th, at the new time slot of 10pm.

June 27

Alan Tudyk will be at Comic-Con for 'Powerless' screening and Q&A. This will be on the Friday at 2.30pm in Room 6BCF.
Watch Jesse Williams accept the 2016 BET's Humanitarian Award. His passionate speech pays tribute to activists, working classes, African American mothers, and others. He talks about his speech with People Magazine. More...
Chiwetel Ejifor Stars in 'Dancing on the Edge' airing on PBS this June. "The series follows a black jazz band's (The Louis Lester Band, Louis Lester is played by Ejifor) experiences in London in the 1930s." More...

June 25

Preview of "Penn and Teller: Fool Us". A short preview of Penn and Teller: Fool Us, hosted by Alyson Hannigan.

June 24

(SPOILER) Riki Lindhome talks about Joss Whedon's guest spot on "Another Period". According to her it's a big acting turn for Joss.
The five best TV episodes written by Joss Whedon. Not bad choices, actually.
Details released regarding Con Man: The Game. A mobile game where you are a Convention Manager, interacting with Con Man characters. Including a Joss Whedon janitor. More...

June 23

What is Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. teasing for Comic Con? SHIELD's new train art for the convention next month features something with seen on the show and a potential comic tie-in should the show choose to go that way. Some comic-only spoiler speculation.
Funko to bring out 'Vampire Buffy and Vampire Angel' Pop! pack for Comic-Con. This is an limited edition item for Toy Tokyo. The video announcement can be found here.
Happy birthday to Joss Whedon! He turns 52 today.

June 22

'Signal Stopped' - Serenity will be leaving Netflix USA in July. Amazon.com has the Blu-ray for $8 if that's any consolation.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #28. It's part three of the "Own It" arc.
James Marsters will star in an 'Once Upon A Time' Season 5 DVD feature. According to the press release, he'll play "an all-new ONCE character" set in the Underworld. Spoilers for Season 5 if you haven't seen it yet.

June 20

The 50 best TV shows ever. As voted for by the readers of Empire Magazine. Why is [insert name of show] not on the list? It didn't get enough votes. Democracy, eh?

June 19

Film starring Alyson Hannigan is on Kickstarter. It's called "Do You Take This Man" and it's about marriage. It's already shot. They just need money for post and distribution. More...

June 18

"A History of Horror" - a video essay. "A timeline of influential and aesthetically beautiful horror movies around the world since 1895 until 2016." As you might expect, The Cabin in the Wood makes an appearance.
CSTS event in New York City today. Serenity Charity Screening, Serenity photo booth and live music performance by the amazing and very popular Sean Faust. More...

June 17

Danny Strong signs overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. Under the pact, he'll continue to serve as an EP, writer and director on 'Empire', and will also develop, write, direct and supervise new projects for the studio.
Eliza Dushku joins Con Man Season 2. Much fun was had on Twitter about it yesterday.

June 16

New official Buffy board game is coming soon. "Our motto when developing the game was, "make every time the game is played feel like an episode of the television show"."

June 15

How SHIELD's Daisy Johnson helped me accept my Asian heritage. Roslyn Talusan writes in The Tempest about how Chloe Bennet and her character Daisy helped her "accept both my Asian heritage and identity as a survivor of sexual violence".
Marvel could solve its problems by rewatching 'Dr. Horrible'. It's not as daft as you might think.
Geek & Sundry live reading of the Wonder Woman script (part 3 of 3). The broadcast on the Twitch web stream starts at 7-ish PST Tues evening. This is part 3 of 3 for the reading of one of Whedon's WW scripts (from when he was working with WB, almost a decade ago). More...

June 14

Dark Horse to publish "Serenity: Adult Coloring Book". It features forty-five pages of original artwork created specifically to be colored on thick, heavyweight 10 x 10 inch pages for $14.99 to be released on October 25th. Dark Horse September 2016 Solicitation listing provides additional info, credited artists include Sean Cooke (Art/Cover), Stephen Byrne (Art), Facundo Percio (Art), Fernando Melek (Art), Pablo Churin (Art), and others More...

June 13

Anthony Head's new show 'Guilt' premieres tonight at 9pm on Freeform. He plays the recurring role of James step-father for protagonist Grace, played by his real-life daughter Daisy Head.

June 12

'Euro'Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses Schedule available. Lots of fun for academic nerds, but so hard to choose which sessions to attend!

June 09

A Joss Whedon interview will be in Lily Cole's 'Impossible to Print' magazine. By the sounds of it, it could be his talk that featured on the Impossible website a couple of years back.

June 08

Fanfiction - a tool for heightening your favorite stories. This week Vox is looking at the impact of fandoms. First up is Constance Grady discussing the impact of Buffy fanfic.

June 07

Comic book writer Kelly Thompson talks Buffy and being described as 'Whedonesque'. Vox chatted to her about her influences and her current titles.
(SPOILER) Preview of the antepenultimate issue of Buffy Season 10. This will be out on June 22nd.
G&S live reading of the Wonder Woman script (part 2 of 3). The broadcast on the Twitch web stream starts at 7-ish PST Tues evening. This is part 2 of 3 for the reading of one of Whedon's WW scripts (from when he was working with WB, almost a decade ago). More...
SMG's 'Cruel Intentions' series gets an update. Roger Kumble, creator, weighs in on the series' progress after the pilot was leaked and received mostly positive reception.

June 06

Who do you think is S.H.I.E.L.D.'s new Director? TVLine speculates 'Grint Ward' among the possibilities in this fan poll.

June 04

Alyson Hannigan cast in 'The First Wives Club' TV pilot. She will play Maggie in the TV Land remake of the 1996 movie.

June 02

Lifetime renewed UnREAL for a 10-episode Season 3. Just a few days ahead of its Season 2 premiere on June 6, co-created by Marti Noxon, the show stars Constance Zimmer, and includes B.J. Britt among the new cast members for its sophomore year.
Comedy Central releases 'Another Period' season 2 trailer. Created by Riki Lindhome (Buffy, MuchAdo) and Natasha Leggero, the new season which debuts on June 15. Christina Hendricks is also part of the cast and Joss is slated to cameo in an episode.
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer saved my life" - a survivor's story. This is from "The Art of Survival", a series of stories by survivors of sexual assault. In this particular story, the author tells of how Buffy the Vampire Slayer helped them. "The vampires and demons that she fought each week were perfect metaphors for the ones plaguing my nightmares. Her every victory over the forces of darkness gave me hope that I could do the same."

June 01

"Buffy: The High School Years" Volume 1 now in comic book shops. Out today, set in Season 1.
(SPOILER) Amy Acker on the 100th episode of 'Person of Interest' She reflects on last night's events and gives a bit on her role in the last few episodes.



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