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SDCC ’08: Saturday and Sunday at the con

While I don’t doubt there were still plenty of Star Wars fans still roaming around Saturday and Sunday, with most of the panels being on Friday there wasn’t much new floating around. Well, except for the Mandalorian wedding. (Oye vey.) And Cinematical posted a brief review of Fanboys. And the official site has more pictures, of course, while Rebelscum continues exhaustively documenting the booths and products of every licensee.

Emmy noms for Star Wars spoofs, Carrie Fisher

Both Robot Chicken: Star Wars and Family Guy: Blue Harvest have received Emmy nominations in their respective animation categories, while Carrie Fisher is in the running for Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series for her turn as Rosemary Howard on 30 Rock.

Robot Chicken is up for Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour) against episodes of Creature Comforts America, King of the Hill, SpongeBob SquarePants and The Simpsons. Blue Harvest is up for Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming One Hour Or More) against South Park’s Imaginationland and Justice League: The New Frontier.

Other genre programs up for Emmys include Sci-Fi’s Oz reimagining Tin Man (Outstanding Miniseries, Art Direction, Costumes, Hair, Makeup, Editing, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Visual Effects,) Battlestar Galactica ( Writing, Editing, Visual Effects,) Battlestar Galactica: Razor (Cinematography, Sound Mixing,) Heroes (Editing, Visual Effects,) Lost (Outstanding Drama Series, Supporting Actor: Michael Emerson, Editing, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing) The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Editing, Visual Effects, Stunts,) Stargate Atlantis (Visual Effects,) Chuck (Main Titles, Stunts,) Masters Of Science Fiction (Score,) and Pushing Daisies (Music, Editing.) And if I messed anything up there you’re going to have to forgive me.

TV Bits – Heroes and Chuck

Producers are starting to drop tidbits to get us all excited for the upcoming season.  (And I am all for that.)

It looks like Heroes is going to go for the more philosophical bent in the upcoming volume.  And E!’s Watch with Kristin has some dish on which cast members will be regulars and which will be floating.

And Kristin also finds out that our favorite nerd, Chuck, will get to see a bit more catfighting with the guest appearance of tabloid darling Nicole Richie.  (Yeah.  Really.)

We just have to hold out until the end of September!

Genre TV Bits and Bobs

This is shaping up to be an odd TV season. Things are good. (Many new attempts at genre shows.) Things are bad. (Writers’ strike.)

– After a strong start Bionic Woman is on life support.

– However, Chuck (okay…not technically sci-fi, but still geeky) is picking up steam; even while Heroes struggles.

– And why is Heroes struggling? Well, producer Tim Kring is admitting to making some mistakes with how this season’s story is unfolding. (I’m still enjoying it, but there are some valid points.)

Lost fans have some happy and not-so-happy news as the season will start, but the writers’ strike will mean that it will abruptly stop.

Trek Talk for Today

Geez. How many people are going to be in this movie?

Apparently, Captain Pike is going to be in the upcoming Star Trek movie with Josh Lucas being rumored as in the running. (Insert comment about his great abs here.)

In other Trek Talk, Nichelle Nichols is an object of awe on the Heroes set. (I can totally understand that.)

And let’s all give out a yell for KHAAAAAN at the 2007 Scream Awards in which they celebrated the 25th anniversary of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

Star Trekkin’ in a Star Trek World

Don’t expect to see Jonathan Frakes back in a uniform ever again. He’s not impressed with how things progressed with the franchise.

For that matter, don’t expect to see William Shatner, either. Get a life, people!

We also get some weigh-in (and Heroes talk) from Nichelle Nichols, George Takei and Walter Koenig.

Oh, the drama!