Falling Skies Not Falling From Favor.

OMAHA, NE – Falling Skies Not Falling From Favor.   The show, starring Noah Wylie, remains one of cables’ highest rated shows on cable.  According to the Nielsen ratings for 2013, Falling Skies is one of the top 5 shows on cable in 2013.  In July 2013, TNT announced the show was renewed for a fourth season, set to premiere in the summer of 2014. The ratings should be of no surprise, Falling Skies 2 hour pilot was watched by 5.9 million viewers, making it the highest rated debut of any new series on cable in 2011.  The series was a hit for critics, Thomas Connor of the Chicago Sun-Times said, “It’s Jericho meet V, with the good from both and the bad discarded.” The show also won a Critic’s Choice Television Award for Most Exciting New Series in 2011.

The show was conceived by Robert Rodat and Steven Spielberg. The show was originally named Concord after a significant event in American history, but Spielberg changed the name to Falling Skies later in development. The show denotes events after an alien invasion that devastates the world’s power grid and kills off 90% of the human population. See more at FallingSkies.com

Falling Skies Interview Comic Con 2013.

Falling Skies Panel at Comic Con 2013.

Everyone Wants a Piece of that Star Wars BUTT!

OMAHA, NE – After the news of more Star Wars movies in the near future, it seems everyone wants a piece of that hot Star Wars butt with several potential productions being discussed behind closed doors. Star Wars Butt, as in Star Wars being the hottest item in the market right now.  Fans want it, studios want it, game makers want it.  The list seems endless since the announcement of a new movie sometime in 2015.

While many Star Wars fans were expecting some of that Star Wars butt in the form of some news about Star Wars VII at Disney’s D23. They were disappointed when Disney released ABSOLUTELY no new information.  A little early, I’d say, to take Star Wars fans for a ride, Disney.  At another Star Wars event, fans hope that Star Wars butt comes in the form of a Star Wars VII that resembles the fun of the original characters and trilogy.

The hunt for a piece of that Star Wars butt takes place in other forms as well.  ABC is reportedly in talks with Lucasfilm for a TV series based on the Star Wars universe. The idea of a Star Wars TV show is nothing new, rumors and discussion have circulated since at least 2003. Currently, the largest barrier to a series is the cost, and figuring out how production of a Star Wars TV series can keep its costs low.

Then there is the hunt for that ever elusive kind of Star Wars butt that everyone tries to find.    Star Wars Speed Dating.

Babylon 5 Broke The Mold.

OMAHA, NE – As Babylon 5 celebrates its 20th anniversary, lets discuss how this ambitious little show that did, broke the mold. Babylon 5 was a dream given form by its talented maker, J Michael Straczynski, also known as JMS.  Babylon 5 was a break through in television sci-fi.  Touted as a novel for television, Babylon 5 had a beginning, middle and end, with a set time of 5 seasons to tell its story.  Babylon also brought a new type of special effects to the small screen, computer graphics.  Most television shows, most notably, Star Trek, at the time used models for there ships. Babylon 5 used computer graphics to render the Babylon 5 station and the ships views saw on the screen.  Babylon 5 was already light years ahead of its time, even for some movies. Story wise, Babylon 5 was rich in character, intrigue, action and grit.  A common saying among Babylon 5 fans was more happened in one episode of Babylon 5 than one season of Star Trek.  I think Babylon 5 still has more story to tell us, I’m keeping my fingers crossed that we will get more.  (Maybe a production for Netflix?)

Below, the first 4 minutes of Babylon 5 to ever air, 20 years ago, Feb 1993.

Babylon 5 celebrated its 20th Anniversary, and it sure showed as the cast reunited for the 20th Anniversary to at several conventions in 2013, including San Diego Comic Con and Phoenix Comic Con.  JMS revealed a secret about one of Babylon 5’s stars at the Phoenix Comic-Con. Read the article here.  The article contains some wonderful video of the Babylon 5 cast together, reunited.  It is awesome seeing this cast come together, makes me even more hopeful that some new material will come from this Universe once again.

And lets not forget some sex and humor, Babylon 5 style.

Remember what Delenn looked like in the very beginning, in the Pilot?

Welcome to The Sci-Fi Dominion!

Welcome to The Sci-Fi Dominion!  This blog will cover a broad genre, science fiction as well as fantasy and horror. It will attempt to keep up with current science fiction in tv and movies while reminiscing on wonderful shows from the past.  A few years ago I ran my own website, it was niche search engine for science fiction that had over 1600 websites in its directory, making it the 3rd largest scifi directory in existence at the time. Google was also getting into its groove at the time and my sci-fi directory was ranked #1 in its category.  I was very proud of it, but couldn’t keep up with all the work needed to maintain it.  It was huge undertaking for something that was supposed to be just a hobby so I had to let it go.  I have always wanted to get back into it though and I think this blog will be a nice, workable way of doing that.  😀  Especially with so much going in science fiction right now, the Star Trek reboot, Star Wars is about do another set of movies. I wish this blog had been around for Farscape, Babylon 5 and the re-imagined BattleStar Galactica, too!  Well, it will be around for the next big things to come up!! And don’t forget to like our Sci-Fi Dominion FaceBook Page!

Science Fiction, More Real Than Most Religions.

Not to get too political, but….