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Science meets sci-fi in new ILM retrospective

"Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill narrates a new special -- "Raiders, Raptors and Rebels: Behind the Magic of ILM" -- with interviews of George Lucas, Joss Whedon, Robert Downey Jr. and more. It airs at 10 p.m. ET/PT today on the Science Channel.

By July 19, 2015


Aussie sci-fi Arrowhead coming to Foxtel

Foxtel sci-fi channel SF has commissioned its first-ever Aussie-made production: the full-length feature film Arrowhead.

By June 18, 2013


Virgin Media adds Sci Fi HD, sets phasers to hi-def

Virgin Media adds another high-definition channel to its collection as the cable company attempts to steal the limelight from Sky

By March 15, 2010


Sci Fi Channel to become Syfy: Thank the lawyers?

In perhaps the most ill-advised branding move since New Coke, the network's basic-cable Sci Fi Channel will be renamed the phonetically similar Syfy on July 7.

By March 16, 2009


Sci Fi to Syfy? Houston, we've got no problem

There is something of an outcry over the decision to change the name of the Sci-Fi Channel to Syfy. But has the phrase 'Science Fiction' become a little old?

By March 16, 2009


New 'Insurgent' trailer channels its inner 'Matrix'

The latest trailer for the upcoming sci-fi sequel "Insurgent" features pixelated worlds and references to Tris as "the one." Remind you of anything?

By January 30, 2015


Trooper iPad ClamCase channels 'Star Wars'

The limited-edition Trooper ClamCase iPad case looks like it was forged from Stormtrooper armor. It's not officially affiliated with Lucasfilm, but you may see it at your next sci-fi convention.

By August 30, 2011


Short Take: Lycos enlists WebMD for health content

Lycos has signed health care content provider WebMD for a three-year, $52 million agreement. WebMD will be the exclusive provider of health care content on Lycos's Web site and will power a cobranded health care channel on Lycos Network properties. WebMD also will gain coverage across USA Networks properties, including the Sci-Fi Channel and the Home Shopping Network, the first distribution deal for the planned merger between USA Networks and Lycos, should the merger go through.

By March 10, 1999


Short Take: Live Web, TV simulcast to feature "Star Trek" vets

A live, "radio-style" adaptation of H.G. Wells's novel The First Men in the Moon will be simulcast November 2 on television on the Sci-Fi Channel and on the Web at The Dominion. The program, which stars Star Trek veterans Leonard Nimoy and John de Lancie, is part of the annual SciFi.Con event. Fans will need RealNetworks' RealPlayer 4.0 (or later) plug-in to view the performance online, scheduled for 5 p.m. PT.

October 31, 1997