The New ‘Dr Who’ Companion Is . . .

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Her first appearance on the show in Season Two’s “The Runaway Bride” left some audience members saying, “Billie who?? I don’t remember any Billie, what are you talking about??” That’s right folks, British comedienne Catherine Tate has been cast in the role of the Doctor’s new companion for the third season of Doctor Who. Her character, Donna Noble, has already proven to be a hit with fans, and some sources are speculating that her fantastic on-screen chemistry with David Tennant may well have doomed Freema Agyeman’s Martha Jones character before it began…

John Glover Talks ‘Smallville’

After an explosive sixth season, many Smallville viewers still have a ton of unanswered questions. In a recent interview, John Glover (Lionel Luthor) dropped a few hints about the upcoming seventh season of the popular show.  First, and most importantly (at least to him!) he confirmed that he would in fact be returning for the upcoming seventh season. As to wether or not his character had reformed, well you can’t expect too much from a man like Lionel. Though he often helped and protected Clark (Tom Welling) last season, it’s a trend that can’t continue long-term. After all, they “attempted to make him good before, but it didn’t work…
 

Fans Prepare to Welcome Supergirl to ‘Smallville’

Several weeks ago, the announcement was made that Supergirl was coming to Smallville for an extended stay. Kara is Clark’s 19 year old cousin, frozen in stasis due to a technical glitch in her escape pod. Producers are planning to reveal the identity of the actress who will play Kara at the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con…

 

‘Smallville’ To Present SUPERGIRL at Comic-Con

Smallville is gearing up for a major presence at Comic-Con International in San Diego. In fact, rumor has it that producers will present their choice to play the new role of Clark’s cousin Kara, aka Supergirl, at this year’s event. There’s no word yet on which cast members and crew from the show will be present at the convention, but it’s a safe bet to assume that the major players will be there to offer their support for their new cast mate. Erica Durance (Lois Lane) was also introduced to fans at a Comic-Con event several years ago…

 

Another Superhero Heads for Smallville

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That oh-so-popular Superman backstory series, Smallville, is all set to gain a major new character next season. It seems that young Kal-El’s teenage cousin was shipped off of Krypton the same time he was, headed to Earth with the instructions to look after the boy as he grew up among strangers…

 

PAINKILLER JANE: HIGHER COURT

SciFi has released four images from “Higher Court,” the new episode of Painkiller Jane set to air on Friday, June 1. Here’s how the network describes the episode: A series of bizarre suicides committed by protected federal witnesses leads the team to a Neuro with the ability to create elaborate hallucinations. The motivation for the crimes, however, sends the team into gray territory; unsure whether this is a Neuro that should be stopped.”…

PAINKILLER JANE: BREAKDOWN

 

Sci Fi has released six images from “Breakdown,” this Friday’s new episode of Painkiller Jane. Here’s how the network describes the episode: “Jane and Maureen interview a number of patients who have been admitted to a psychiatric facility for the same unusual and terrifying nightmare.” The episode was written by Lisa Klink and directed by Will Waring. Click on the thumbnails for larger images and look for more on Painkiller Jane here at SciFi United… 

HEROES: ORIGINS

NBC on Monday announced Heroes: Origins, a spin-off series to air next season on the network. Heroes: Origins will fill in for Heroes during breaks in the season. Six episodes are planned. Each episode of the spin-off will introduce a new character — one of whom will be chosen by viewers through the Heroes website on NBC.com to become a cast regular the following season. NBC is planning 30 combined episodes of Heroes and Heroes: Origins…

HEROES: HOW TO STOP AN EXPLODING MAN

NBC has released 10 images from “How to Stop an Exploding Man,” the season finale of Heroes set to air on May 21. Here’s how NBC describes the episode:

“With Isaac’s horrible predictions all unfolding before them, the everyday people…

HEROES: LANDSLIDE

NBC has released 12 images from “Landslide,” the Monday, May 14 episode of Heroes. Here’s how the network describes the episode:

“Poised to become a member of Congress and maybe more, Nathan (Adrian Pasdar) considers the cost to those he loves, along with his mother’s (guest star Cristine Rose) advice and Linderman’s (guest star Malcolm McDowell) prophecy…