That New Show…

Well, that's it.  My extended vacation has come to an end because tomorrow, I start the writers' room on a new sci-fi series. I'll be showrunning but, unlike Dark Matter, this one is not my brainchild.  And the circumstances by which I became involved are rather...unusual. Several months ago, the Director's Guild of Canada hosted…

September 2, 2017: Informing and Updating Dark Matter Fans!

I'd like to express my appreciation to everyone who reached out over the past twenty-four hours or so to express their anger, sadness, and gratitude after hearing about the cancellation.  As I wrote on twitter: "I am both touched and astounded by your passion, your loyalty, and your white hot relentless rage." Today, I'd like…

July 7, 2016: Zoie Palmer Answers YOUR Questions!

It's the Q&A you've all been waiting for!  Actress Zoie Palmer (Dark Matter's Android) offers insight into her character, her process, and her love of soup! Now some of you may not be aware of it, but the Android character was originally envisioned as male.  But, when it came time to cast "him", we cast…

January 21, 2016: Dark Matter! Behind the scenes on season 2! Episode #201 title revealed!

A sit-down with prison boss Arax Nero.  Who IS this mystery man? An intriguing shot.  Mysterious, no? What's HE looking at? I was on a creative tear today, finishing a new scene for one episode and rewriting multiple scenes for two more - all while I was stuck in traffic this morning.  As I've always…

October 22, 2015: Dark Matter season 2 sneak peeks!

Work progresses on Dark Matter season 2.  Today brought a fresh round of auditions - and a handful of very strong candidates.  Casting the part of Nyx is going to be especially challenging because our casting director, Lisa Parasyn, and her team have assembled some truly terrific talent.  Some great choices among the candidates who auditioned for…

August 12, 2015: Dark Matter Episode 110 Preview!

The Mikkei Combine’s Commander Delaney Truffault (Torri Higginson, STARGATE: ATLANTIS) offers the crew a golden opportunity to make some much-needed cash and acquire some much-needed protection by taking on a job to heist a mysterious device from a rival corporation. Complications arise in the form of another team of ruthless mercenaries who have also been…

July 19, 2015: Dark Matter update! Periscope! Links! The SDCC Panel!

That's 9 p.m. in the U.K., 10 p.m. in Germany, 4 p.m. EST, 1 p.m. PST.  Find me @BaronDestructo on twitter.  #AskJoeDM for tomorrow's event. For those of you who missed the Dark Matter panel at SDCC, here it is compliments of Tom Gardiner from http://www.threeifbyspace.net: On Dark Matter Episode 106: http://www.thetvjunkies.com/dark-matter-episode-six/ "Dark Matter took a bloody trip down memory…

June 19, 2015: Dark Matter Episode 2 airs tonight! 10 p.m. EST and PST! 9 p.m. CST! 7 p.m PST!

https://twitter.com/SyfyTV/status/611972968621539328 Dark Matter's second episode airs tonight on SyFy and Space Channel at 10:00 p.m. EST/7:00 PST And 10:00 PST I'll be live tweeting through both broadcasts.  Who'll be joining me? In preparation for tonight's big event, I've been dropping a few sneak peek screen caps on twitter... So, who is the baddest crew member? ***…

June 12, 2015: Dark Matter Premieres! Interviews! Reviews! Articles!

Go! Watch the premiere! Tonight! 10 p.m. on SyFy (U.S.) 7 p.m. PST, 10 p.m. EST on Space Channel (Canada) And here is our updated global premiere rundown.  New and improved!  Now with added Portugal! The cast, crew, and EP Vanessa Piazza and I (@BaronDestructo) will be live tweeting the event - both east and…

June 11, 2015: 1 Day to the Dark Matter series premiere! Interviews! Articles! Global Premiere Dates! Win a model of our hero ship!

SyFy's Dark Matter Brings The Badass Ladies In Force: http://www.themarysue.com/dark-matter-interview/ Space Opera is Set for a New Dawn with Dark Matter: http://www.themortonreport.com/entertainment/television/space-opera-is-set-for-a-new-dawn-with-dark-matter/ "Dark Matter’s 13-episode first season is destined to be an action-packed mix of drama, humour and adventure in the mould of Stargate and Firefly. Any similarity to the former is not coincidental given that Mallozzi and…

June 10, 2015: 2 Days to the Dark Matter world premiere! The Space Stations!

"Where," you no doubt are asking, "is that awesome VFX -laden trailer you promised us?"  Well, they're stuck in the pipeline (like Homer Simpson in that waterslide) and, hopefully, will be coming your way BEFORE the premiere - because, after all, that's the whole point of releasing this trailer: to get you even more excited…

June 9, 2015: 3 Days to the Dark Matter premiere! Videos! Pics! Our hero ship!

Another short video from the gang at Space Channel: "Death.  Despair.  Chaos.  So what?" More early reviews: http://scifiandtvtalk.typepad.com/scifiandtvtalk/2015/06/dark-matter-gets-two-thumbs-up.html http://www.scifistream.com/2015/06/review-dark-matter-blasts-off-this-friday/ I talk about the show with Greg David at TV, eh?: http://www.tv-eh.com/2015/06/09/dark-matter-launches-canadas-summer-of-sci-fi/ "There is a lot of dark sci-fi out there that is great,” he explains. “But a lot of fans are missing a fun sci-fi…

June 7, 2015: 5 Days to the Dark Matter world premiere! Checking out the ship’s underbelly! And a couple of Stargate tidbits to boot!

Comin' at ya in five (WITH FIVE!)! Space Channel here in Canada is counting down toward the Friday premiere in delightful fashion.  Each day ticks off with a different Dark Matter, appropriately enough... Who's next?  Can't wait to find out tomorrow! SyFy UK and SyFy Australia, meanwhile, have launched this terrific campaign that asks... Zoie Palmer (Dark…

June 6, 2015: 6 Days to the Dark Matter Premiere! Sneak peek and behind the scene goodies!

The excitement continues to mount as we approach the Dark Matter premiere, less than a week away (Friday, 10 p.m. on SyFy/Space)!  I'll be live-tweeting the event with various to-be-announced cast members, pulling double duty with both the east and west coast airings.  Who'd like to join us? A slightly different Dark Matter trailer from Space Channel: https://www.facebook.com/SPACEchannel/videos/10153037388371225/ Some…

May 31, 2015: Dark Matter episode #101 review! The gang from the production office take over the bridge!

The advance reviews for Dark Matter are going to start rolling in.  Here's one from Aimee Hicks at Spoilertv.com: http://www.spoilertv.com/2015/05/dark-matter-pilot-advance-preview.html Dark Matter makes another must watch list.    15 Shows You Need To Watch This Summer: http://www.lolwot.com/15-shows-you-need-to-watch-this-summer/ See, this is why we need 24 hour security.  When no one was looking, the gang from the production offices gained…