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VI DIRECT Catalog : TV Zone : TV Zone Specials 50 - 59

TV Zone Special #59, Charmed 2004 TV Zone Special #59, Charmed 2004
(Reference #TS59)

132 pages on the new television series, with a special look at…

Charmed!

We overview the first six seasons of the hit Wiccan show, and look ahead to a seventh season where old loyalties are breaking down..

Cast Interviews
• Rose McGowan on taking over as the fourth sister, Paige
• Brian Krause on the trials and tribulations of marrying a witch
• Julian McMahon on making the shift from conflicted demon Cole to Nip/Tuck’s egotistical Christian
• Drew Fuller on his year as Piper and Leo’s son from the future, Chris

Plus!
• Executive producer Brad Karn overviews the first six years, and gives us a sneak preview of Season Seven
Season-by-season overviews, with episode listings and highlights
And… the Top 10 TV Witches – who are the Halliwells’ top rivals?


With… the New Season Previews…!

Star Trek: Enterprise
Season Four: Will Manny Coto’s arrival be the salvation of the show?
Star Dominic Keating tells us why he’ll never have to pay for his drinks again
Smallville
Season Four: Lois Lane is coming to town…
Michael Rosenbaum explains why Lex Luthor is sporting a mohawk…
Andromeda
Season Five: It’s a whole new universe for Dylan to explore...
Producer Robert Engels reveals how the crew is going to get back together… eventually
The West Wing
Season Six: How will Bartlet cope with his new National Security Advisor?
Allison Janney tells us about how real-life politicos inform her portrayal of CJ Gregg
Complete episode guide to Seasons One and Two
Lost
Haunted’s Matthew Fox and newcomer Evangeline Lilly tell us about starring in the new show from JJ Abrams, of Alias fame

Plus…

• Farscape The cult show returns with The Peacekeeper Wars
• CSI Will third show CSI: New York maintain the franchise’s quality?
• Tru Calling The stakes are rising in Season Two
• Joan of Arcadia The mission from God continues…
• Battlestar Galactica Britain gets a sneak preview of the hit revival

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TV Zone Special #58, Stargate 8 preview 2004 TV Zone Special #58, Stargate 8 preview 2004
(Reference #TS58)

Biggest-Ever Special!

Stargate SG-1 – Season 8

Our guide to the first part of Stargate SG-1’s eighth season, with exclusive cast and crew interviews behind-the-scenes images – and a look at the making of the new spin-off series, Stargate Atlantis.

The Interviews
• Richard Dean Anderson
• Amanda Tapping
• Christopher Judge
• Michael Shanks

and
• Colin Cunningham – Major Davis
• Steve Bacic – System Lord Camulus
• Charles Shaughnessy – Alec Colson

The Episodes
We look at these episodes, utilizing amazing design sketches, CGI renderings, set shots, behind-the-scenes secrets and photos from
• New Order
• Lockdown
• Zero Hour
• Avatar
• Icon
• Covenant
• Sacrifices
• Endgame

AND

in 2 features we talk to cast and crew in extensive features on Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis

With…
Sci-Fi Knockout If Greece’s win in Euro 2004 hasn’t sated your appetite for competitive sports, we have the solution: the giants of Cult Television, pitted against each other in a no-holds-barred knockout tournament…
Potty Time! Richard Bentine recalls the classic children's series created by his father, Michael.
Charmed Director Derek E Johansen tells us how he worked his way up from 2nd assistant director to helming the hit Fantasy series.
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos takes the battle to the Cylons – and deals with family issues – in the continuing revival of the classic Sci-Fi show.
Angel Actor Jack Conley tells us how he suffered for his art as the demon Sahjhan.
The Children of Science Fiction The third part of our ongoing series, seeking out the child stars of yesteryear. This issue we find out what became of the child stars of The New Adventures of Huck Finn, Star Trek, and The Outer Limits.
Star Trek Spin-offs In the second part of our ongoing series examining Cult TV spin-off fiction, we take a look at the new frontiers explored by the various Star Trek ranges.
Atlantis Rising Just why is Cult Television so fascinated with the lost city of Atlantis?

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TV Zone Special #57, Gerry Anderson 2004 TV Zone Special #57, Gerry Anderson 2004
(Reference #TS57)

Gerry Anderson
Gerry Anderson ’s name is synonymous with the classic puppet series of the 1960s – Captain Scarlet, Stingray, and, of course, Thunderbirds. He explains why he never wanted to work with puppets, his views on the new Thunderbirds film, and why he feels CGI is the future of animation.
Gerry Anderson’s New Captain Scarlet! We talk to creator Gerry Anderson to bring you this exclusive preview of the all-new CGI incarnation of the classic Supermarionation series, complete with pre-production artwork and images from the series…
The Anderson Files Our analysis of the classic Anderson series, complete with key moments, the best and worst episodes, and episode lists – 14 episodes from 7 series
Plus…
Jane’s Guide to Anderson’s vehicles Is that Thunderbird 2 flying overhead, or the Eagle Transporter? We present our recognition chart of the classic Anderson vehicles, from Supercar to SHADO…
The Anderson Archetypes Ever noticed how the Tracys don’t actually appear to have a mother? Or just why all of Anderson’s characters are obsessed with secret hideaways? We take a tongue-in-cheek look at the five top recurring themes in Anderson’s work.

And…

Joan of Arcadia Star Amber Tamblyn reveals why it’s difficult to argue with your dad when he’s playing God…
Lovejoy As the classic series makes its way onto DVD, we chat to Chris Jury – the antique dealer’s loveably dopey sidekick, Eric.
Doctor Who Spinoffs The series may have been off the air for the last decade, but it’s lived on in the form of countless books, audio plays and other different media. We take a look at some of the adventures you might have missed…
The Children of Science Fiction In the second part of our ongoing series, we catch up with the child stars of The Twilight Zone, It’s About Time, The Invaders and many more, and find out what’s become of them since…
Charmed We get the shivers talking to actor Billy Drago, best known as the Halliwell sisters’ recurring nemesis, Barbas the Fear Demon…
The Dead Zone As the third season of Stephen King’s paranormal chiller series begins, we look into the future with producer Robert Petrovicz

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TV Zone Special #56, Doctor Who 2004 TV Zone Special #56, Doctor Who 2004
(Reference #TS56)

Doctor Who
Christopher Eccleston is the Doctor! With the new lead actor announced, we examine his previous work and analyse what qualities he brings to the role – and how he was received by the press…
Colin Baker The actor who played the sixth Doctor writes for TV Zone, giving his memories of the series, and offering his thoughts on the new season and Christopher Eccleston’s casting
Terrance Dicks Veteran Doctor Who writer and former script editor Terrance Dicks draws on his experience and offers some sage advice for the new production team in our exclusive interview
Producing Who We look back at the careers of new Doctor Who producer Russell T Davies and the new series' writers
Top 20 Cliffhangers Relive the days of scurrying behind the sofa with our run-through of the best of Doctor Who’s iconic cliffhanger endings
Telos Novellas Telos Publishing’s novella series is coming to an end… with the return of the Daleks! We talk to the writers and review the books…

Plus…
The West Wing Producer John Wells talks to us about maintaining the show’s high standards, and his plans for its future…
Frasier As the acclaimed comedy draws to a close, John Mahoney talks to us about 11 years of playing Martin Crane
ER We talk to the longest-serving member of the cast, Noah Wyle, and newcomers Parminder Nagra and Linda Cardellini
Sex and the City We hear from lead actress Sarah Jessica Parker and writer Michael Patrick King
State of Play Writer Paul Abbott looks back at the issues raised by the first series – and offers some clues as to what we can expect in the future…
The Sopranos As the fifth season of this acclaimed drama begins, we meet star James Gandolfini and series creator David Chase
24 The cast on the hit series and the dangers faced by their characters…
Six Feet Under Our complete episode guide to the first three seasons of the funereal family drama

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TV Zone Special #55, Stargate 7 Vol 2 2004 TV Zone Special #55, Stargate 7 Vol 2 2004
(Reference #TS55)

Welcome Back to the Worlds of Stargate…
The Interviews
• Richard Dean Anderson
• Amanda Tapping
• Christopher Judge with Michael Shanks

and
• Director and director of photography Peter Woeste

with…
• Don S Davis
• Tony Amendola
• Ronny Cox
• Robert Picardo

• with much, much more from the production crew on the second part of Season 7

The Episodes
Amazing design sketches, CGI renderings, set shots, behind-the-scene secrets and photos from
• Evolution, Part II
• Grace
• Fallout
• Chimera
• Heroes
• Resurrection
• Death Knell
• Inauguration
• Lost City

With…
The Kids of Fantastic TV We start an occasional series of interviews with the child stars of yesteryear. This issue we meet Radames Pera from Kung Fu.
Farscape Virginia Hey recalls her character Zhaan
Battlestar Galactica 2003 Jamie Bamber on playing Apollo in the new series
Lost and Found The finding of a lost episode of Doctor Who: is this a good thing?

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TV Zone Special #54, Yearbook (2003-04) TV Zone Special #54, Yearbook (2003-04)
(Reference #TS54)

All the best of 2003… Our extensive 12-page review of the highs and lows from the world of Cult Television, as we look back on the past year as seen through the eyes of TV Zone
Stargate SG-1 Step through a portal to another world as prop master Dave Sinclair tells us how the SG-1 team is kitted out with some serious hardware.
Smallville John Schneider, who plays Clark Kent’s Earthly father, Jonathan Kent, talks to us about life, family values and the future of this hit show.
Firefly After Buffy and Angel, we examine why Joss Whedon’s latest foray into the world of Sci-Fi crashed to Earth, when it had all the potential to be roaring success…
Flashback: Alice in Wonderland We step through the Time tunnel and take a detailed look back at the BBC’s 1966 film of Alice in Wonderland and uncover influences such as Velazquez and Wordsworth – but no animal costumes. Discover the peerless cast which appeared... and those who almost did!
And the programme's director/producer Jonathan Miller talks about the ‘rather joyful Summer holiday’ that was the making of his wonderful BBC film, now available on DVD.

Reviews of 2003 All the reviews that matter and opinions that count in our extensive look at all that was good and bad in Cult TV over the past year, including a listing of all the episodes that have aired. We take a look at…
• Alias
• Andromeda
• Angel
• Buffy The Vampire Slayer
• Charmed
• Dead Like Me
• Dead Zone
• Doctor Who
• (Star Trek:) Enterprise
• Farscape
• Mutant X
• Smallville
• Spooks
• Stargate SG-1
• Strange
• Twilight Zone


Smallville In the year that Farscape was taken from our screens we look at what the future holds for Sci-Fi TV and discover that life could very well begin at 40 for Doctor Who
A Final Word… In the year that Farscape was taken from our screens we look at what the future holds for Sci-Fi TV and discover that life could very well begin at 40 for Doctor Who

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TV Zone Special #53, New Season 2003 TV Zone Special #53, New Season 2003
(Reference #TS53)

Still to come in 2003…
Our 16-page look at the returning hits and hottest new shows

Plus
Angel We take a look at some of the major changes being made to the fifth season as Angel’s team takes on a new assignment and a blonde ghost by the name of Spike. We ask if this is a new beginning for the show, or a final flourish.
Star Trek: Enterprise Scott Bakula reveals why Captain Archer is going to bend the rules as the NX-01 goes in search of aliens that have attacked Earth. As the show reaches a major turning point in its third season, we ask if the series can be saved…
Smallville We speak to executive producer Alfred Gough on his plans for the new season as Clark Kent rebels against his destiny, and we discuss the challenges of re-creating a superhero icon in a teenage body.
Andromeda Costume designer Toni Rutter talks to us about how she brings her designs to life and what inspires her to start drawing. Also discover what she means by a ‘G-rated, classy bondage look’…
Battlestar Galactica After 25 years the series returns to the small screen. We discover that the blow-waves are out and Cylons with sex appeal are in for the update of a Sci-Fi classic.
Charmed The Halliwell sisters, and half-sister Paige, are back for a sixth run of magical adventures as they face up to the absence of Whitelighter Leo and the arrival of his unreliable replacement. Executive producer Brad Kern looks ahead to new powers, dragons, and a series of temp jobs.
Wonderfalls How would you feel if inanimate objects began speaking to you? That’s the dilemma that confronts Jaye Tyler, a twentysomething underachiever working at a souvenir store in Niagara Falls. We take a look at this intriguing new series.
Jake 2.0 An ordinary guy, given superhuman abilities by microscopic machines... Creator Silvio Horta explains how the premature end of another show meant he got the actor he wanted to play Jake…
Joan of Arcadia Amber Tamblyn stars as a young woman on a mission from God, who receives divine guidance as she tries to save others...
Tarzan The Lord of the Jungle swings into the big city, and there’s an NYPD cop called Jane who’s waiting to meet him...
Doctor Who As the rumour mill kicks into action, we look at what could be in store for the new series and who exactly is in the running to play the Time Lord himself…
Blake’s 7 Original series co-star Paul Darrow tells why the classic British Sci-Fi show should return.


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TV Zone Special #52, Stargate Season 7 preview 2003 TV Zone Special #52, Stargate Season 7 preview 2003
(Reference #TS52)

Prepare for a new, seventh, season of amazing adventures in Stargate SG-1
Season Seven – What’s in Store… It’s a season that was not entirely expected, so what changes have been made and what direction will the series take now?
Richard Dean Anderson After the uncertainties of the series’ future at the end of Season Six, Richard Dean Anderson is back as Colonel Jack O’Neill…
Amanda Tapping Another season, and another chance to discover more about Major Samantha Carter. Will there be romance? And what is the ‘Carter Special’ gun…?
Christopher Judge Descended from Humans abducted by the Goa’uld, the Jaffa were the loyal warriors of the god-like creatures, until Colonel O’Neill persuaded one Jaffa leader, Teal’c, that freedom did have a meaning after all…
Michael Shanks The dying Daniel Jackson was saved by being shown that he could move to a different level of existence, but the rules of that realm were not to his liking, so now he’s back. However…
Martin Wood The director has steered SG-1 through many adventures and with different team members. Now it’s time to bring Daniel Jackson back…
Don S Davis General Hammond is the commanding officer of the many Stargate teams, looking after them against threats from aliens, and from Humans…
Teryl Rothery Dr Fraiser has been a steadying force in Stargate Command, but there are more sides to the character we have yet to see, as Teryl Rothery explains…
Corin Nemec In trying to save his planet, Jonas Quinn was spurned by his people and then joined SG-1, but nothing stays the same, and Jonas finds himself in demand back home…
Stargate Design Stargate SG-1 never fails to impress with the breadth and scope of all aspects of its design, and Season Seven looks like it will be no exception…

Plus
Buffy The Vampire Slayer Buffy has encountered many strange enemies, but The Troika of three nerds was a surprise. Tom Lenk looks back at his character Andrew Wells.
Enterprise With the second series of Enterprise under his belt, Anthony Montgomery considers his character Travis Mayweather
David Nutter A name that appears on the credits for many a memorable television episode is that of director David Nutter. He takes us through his Cult Television career from The X-Files to Tarzan and Jane
In Conclusion… Winners and losers – some series seem destined to succeed, while others are doomend to failure. We investigate…


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TV Zone Special #51, Farscape 2003 TV Zone Special #51, Farscape 2003
(Reference #TS51)

We thought we were bidding 'Farewell' to Farscape
so it was time to celebrate this amazing series with interviews and amazing photos


The Interviews
Creator Rockne O'Bannon looks at how the series lived up to expectations and intentions and where it began taking a different route
Ben Browder looks back at his character John Crichton, and at the fortunes of the show he put so much of his life into
Wayne Pygram – His villain, Scorpius, looked the part, and yet he managed to create a curious relationship with the crew of Moya, and particularly with the target of his schemes, Crichton…
Paul Goddard – The man behind the mask of Stark, the tortured individual who was only intended for one episode and ended up as a semi-regular character
Melissa Jaffer – The unlikely member of Moya’s crew had a past shrouded in mystery
Rebecca Riggs – There there was no more beautifully fatal and nasty villian as Commandant Grayza
with Dave Elsey and many examples of the amazing creations from the Henson Creature Shop

And

: We examine its evolution over each of the four differently-themed seasons

Plus…
The X-Files Continuing from our last Special, a full and comprehensive episode guide for the last three seasons.
Buffy The Vampire Slayer Director David Solomon's time on the series.
Strange Writer Andrew Marshall on this new demon-hunting Fantasy series for the BBC

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TV Zone Special #50, Stargate Season 6 2003 TV Zone Special #50, Stargate Season 6 2003
(Reference #TS50)
SORRY SOLD OUT

Cover 1 of 2 – Green cover (was with free coverdisc, stocks of which are now exhausted. Issue now only available without disc) on Region 2 copies (Same contents listed with Yellow cover, TS5Y).
Free VCD PAL coverdisc features interviews with the cast and crew of Stargate SG-1 in the last days of Season Six, when the future of the series was still uncertain.
Welcome to the Worlds of Stargate…
The Interviews
• Richard Dean Anderson
• Amanda Tapping
• Christopher Judge
• Corin Nemec
• Don S Davis
• Teryl Rothery
• Michael Shanks
• with much, much more from the production crew on the season as a whole and the last 11 episodes in particular.
Design Portfolio
A collection of design sketches, CGI renderings, set shots and behind-the-scene secrets as related by the talented artists on the series.
With...
The X-Files Continuing from our last Special, full and comprehensive episode guide for Seasons Four to Six.
Mutant X Victor Webster, who plays mutant superhero Brennan Mulwray.
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TV Zone Special #5Y, Stargate Season 6 (Cover 2) 2003 TV Zone Special #5Y, Stargate Season 6 (Cover 2) 2003
(Reference #TS5Y)
SORRY SOLD OUT


Cover 2 of 2 – Yellow cover (Same contents listed with Green cover, TS50).
Welcome to the Worlds of Stargate…
The Interviews
• Richard Dean Anderson
• Amanda Tapping
• Christopher Judge
• Corin Nemec
• Don S Davis
• Teryl Rothery
• Michael Shanks
• with much, much more from the production crew on the season as a whole and the last 11 episodes in particular.
Design Portfolio
A collection of design sketches, CGI renderings, set shots and behind-the-scene secrets as related by the talented artists on the series.
With...
The X-Files Continuing from our last Special, full and comprehensive episode guide for Seasons Four to Six.
Mutant X Victor Webster, who plays mutant superhero Brennan Mulwray.


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