TV News? A Jedi craves not these things

‘Tis the season for fun TV announcements. Is it the fall season yet?

Ripper has supposedly passed one more small hurdle towards becoming reality
Kevin Smith attempts to cover all branches of geekdom by directing an episode of Battlestar Galactica, an episode of Heroes: Origins, and the pilot for Reaper. Does the man ever sleep?
David Tennant is staying with Dr. Who
– Genre actors get some props as scene-stealers
– And “Watch With Kristin” gets a sneak peek at some of the folks passing through the island on Lost