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Any Star Wars TV stuff coming up?

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YEP - I will be recording as much Star Wars stuff that I can find so IF anyone knows of ANY upcoming Star Wars stuff coming up please post here and I will do my best to record it!

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Your local news or one of the entertainment shows over the weekend might recap the story of SW fans waiting at the wrong theater. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/film/4419365.stm

SW Video games upcoming shows:
X Play : G4 Apr 10 11:00pm & Apr 18 04:30pm Series/Other, 30 Mins. Episode #5002.
``Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords'; ``DragonBall Z Budokai 3.'
Original Airdate: January 18, 2005.

X Play G4 Apr 15 06:30pm Series/Other, 30 Mins. Episode #5015.
``Star Wars Galaxies: Jump to Lightspeed'; ``Grand Theft Auto Advance'; ``Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath'; ``FIFA Street.'
Original Airdate: February 21, 2005.

Screen Savers : Episode #5044 (shows been canceled but maybe it'll replay)
Interview with Feng Zhu RotS Concept Art
http://www.g4tv.com/mediaplayer/index.aspx?video_key=9034
Q&A
http://www.g4tv.com/screensavers/features/51346/Ten_Minutes_with_Feng_Zhu.html

a tv schedule site like http://tv.yahoo.com/ might have an option to send you an e-mail whenever a program is forthcoming with certain words in the title or description, some TIVO services do a similar thing.

Shows to look out for:
The PBS Joseph Campbell/George Lucas Myth special will most likely reair.

George has been on the Charlie Rose show a coupld times. Maybe his most recent appearance from January will replay as the movie gets closer.
http://charlierose.com/shop/showTapesbyguest.asp?intProdID=14311
http://charlierose.com/shop/showTapesbyguest.asp?intProdID=14002

MSNBC has a Headlines and Legends program (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3036702/) on weekends where they focus on famous people:
Lucas, Fisher, Ford and others have had programs. Probably a block of SW related programing will happen in May.

As we get closer, expect some late night appearances, the entertainment shows, Larry King maybe, the news...

...and MTV/VH1 might have a video to play 4 times in a row as they did with DotF. (since the soundtrack comes with a DVD [here's a list of the videos on the disc: http://www.jwfan.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=Reviews&file=index&req=showcontent&id=97])
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I'm watching ANH on tv right now. Looks like tv stations still have to play the '97 SE's.
40,000 million notches away
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For those who live in Brazil:

SBT aired ANH '97 about 2 months ago, they might air it again, now that SW is back in the spotlight.
On cable: FOX will air episodes 4, 5, 6 (probably '97 version), 1 and 2 early in May, just prior to episode 3 release.
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TV STUFF:

Coinciding with the EP3 release, Discovery channel is playing 3 shows about Star Wars.
Unfortunately, I cannot remember the titles...wait, I got one.
C-3PO Talks Back

The third is about space war.
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TV Guide will come out will a special editions of STArwars next week, im am gonna watch for it, they always come out with the best articles and the best pictures...all worth collecting
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so what is everyone's plan for the 19th? will you guys be camping out of moviehouses till the show starts? for sure the line will be long....by they way here is the link about the TV Guide Starwars that I was talking about yesterday - http://tvguide.com/special/starwars - tell if that ain't a great cover pic
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TV Star Wars would only be like prequel Star Wars - bad.
I'd like a qui-gon jinn please with an Obi-Wan to go.

Red heads ROCK. Blondes do not rock. Nuff said.

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Here we go. From E! Online news...

It's really the second to last paragraph that bugs me most...

"Star Wars" Downsizes

Got the Boba Fett blues now that George Lucas has wrapped his final Star Wars movie installment?

Fret not, Force faithful, there is a new hope.

Jedi master George turned up over the weekend at Celebration III, a mega-gathering of 30,000 Star Wars geeks in Indianapolis, where he announced plans to move his space opera to the small screen.

For his first appearance at a Star Wars convention in 17 years, Lucas made a big splash. During a Q&A session, he announced that he is going to produce a 3-D animated action series expanding on the Cartoon Network's Emmy-winning Clone Wars. Then he dropped a bigger bomb, confirming a live-action Star Wars spinoff series is in the works.

Does that mean we'll get to see Darth Vader duking it out with the Donald on the next Apprentice?

Not quite.

According to Lucas, both shows will take place during the period between the end of Star Wars: Episode III--Revenge of the Sith and the original Star Wars (aka Episode IV--A New Hope), when the Emperor became all-powerful and started hunting the Jedi down.

Lucas said the live-action series is the more ambitious undertaking, attempting to translate the magic of the Star Wars universe to the small screen via supporting characters that fans have only briefly come to know from the movies. The filmmaker added that the show will also be similar in tone to the Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, the TV adventures inspired by his other mega-franchise.

"We're probably not going to start that for about a year," Lucas said. "Like on The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, we want to write all the stories for the entire first season all at once. I'm going to get it started and hire the showrunners and all of that, then I'll probably step away."

It is not known whether the two TV projects were the basis of a highly publicized Internet rumor a few months back speculating on future Star Wars adventures.

Lucasfilm has yet to make an official announcement on the new shows. The company doesn't even have a deal in place with a network to air either series because it's been marshalling all its minions for the hugely anticipated May 19 release of Revenge of the Sith, the final prequel.

This isn't the first occasion Lucas has packaged Star Wars for the boob tube. First, there was the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special in 1978, which Lucas has disowned. Then, after 1983's Return of the Jedi, he hatched two made-for-TV spinoffs, 1984's The Ewok Adventure and 1985's Ewoks: Battle for Endor, both of which were largely derided by Star Wars fans for focusing on the relatively tame deeds of the furry critters at the expense of action-packed escapades of cooler characters.

Lucas' infatuation with Ewoks continued with the Ewoks cartoon series, which was paired with another kiddie-themed 'toon, Droids, focusing on the mishaps of R2-D2 and C-3PO. Those shows ran from 1985 to '87.

It's expected that the new standalone animated series will showcase the same kind of epic battles as seen in the more action-oriented Clone Wars series of shorts--with the added benefit of adding potential new Star Wars enthusiasts and giving merchandisers the chance to sell even more action figures.

In some related Star Wars news, premiere fan site TheForce.net quotes Lucas telling people backstage at last weekend's confab that he's prepping yet another box set--this one will include all six films, plus a possible seventh disc featuring deleted scenes from the original trilogy. He says he doesn't expect to make any more tweaks to the films as he did with the last box set.

And lest you think you've seen the last of Darth and the gang on the big screen, think again. Lucas appeared at last month's ShoWest exhibitors convention in Las Vegas and announced that, starting in 2007, he'll rerelease all six episodes, beginning with the original Star Wars, in IMAX digital 3-D.

Meanwhile, the typically media-shy filmmaker is gearing up to make his own splash on the small screen. He's scheduled to guest star as himself on the May 12 episode of Fox's The O.C.. The plot: Lucas becomes interested in a graphic novel written by Seth (Adam Brody) and invites him to dinner to offer some sage advice. Seth is forced to choose between taking Summer to the prom or hanging with George.

Let's hope the Force will be with him.
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Hey Rikter,
I didn't know about this thread. I know it's too late but VH1 in the UK just rescreened 'When Star Wars Ruled The World'. I've recorded it and will release it very shortly (keep an eye on 'The Official Babyhum release thread' on this very site). If anyone gets a heads up on any other shows in the UK, PM me and i'll hopefully get them onto DVD for all to enjoy!
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Since George is 'acting' again, anyone got George's last attempt from "Beverly Hills Cop III"?

Here's a forthcoming debacle from thee "Let's abuse the shit outta this phenomenon":

"NBA and Star Wars Go One-on-One
April 25, 2005

Not all epic battles are fought in a galaxy far, far away; sometimes they play out on a basketball court with Jedi of a different sort. Lucasfilm and the NBA have joined forces to show the spirit behind the conflicts between the Jedi and Sith, as well as between iconic players in basketball history. The first week in May, TNT will be airing the "Ultimate Battles" series paying homage to memorable clashes from both Star Wars characters and basketball legends.
The six vignettes (one for each film) parallel the duels between Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi, Qui-Gon Jinn and Darth Maul, Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker, among others, with epic conflicts during the playoffs between such sports legends as Julius "Dr. J" Erving, Bill Walton, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Earving "Magic" Johnson, Larry Bird, Tim Duncan, David Robinson, Shaquille O'Neal, and Kobe Bryant.

Each montage shows clips from the film cleverly mixed with footage from the playoffs during the year the film was released. Fans will not only get to see scenes from their favorite Star Wars films -- including new clips from Revenge of the Sith -- but also exciting reels of some of the most historic playoff moments in the NBA.

Stay tuned to starwars.com and TNT for more upcoming information on the "Ultimate Battles.""
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The SW fan editing community got a (slight) mention in the AMC program called "BLEEP! Censoring Hollywood"
http://www.amctv.com/show/detail?CID=63457-1-EST
Steven Soderburgh says in the program: "If I want to sit at home and take the Star Wars trilogy and and do my own version and make it two hours long and watch it in my living room, that i'm allowed to do that, what i'm not allowed to do is sell it or rent it to a friend of mine."

Here's that clip:
http://noneinc.com/tteesstt/Bleep004.mov

The program reairs:
AMC Apr 27 01:30am
AMC May 01 11:30am

Bleep! Censoring Hollywood?
AMC 43 Apr 26 10:00pm
Special/Other, 45 Mins.
The censoring of DVD movies without the consent of the studios or the filmmakers.
Original Airdate: April 26, 2005.

Edit: added show link Edit2: added/revised clip
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This is only partially relevent to this thread...............

Over here in the UK, there is currently an advert on ITV with Chewie in it. It could be a breakfast cereal.

I have also just been to see the preview showing of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and there is a FANTASTIC Orange (UK mobile phone company) ad starring Darth Vader with a couple of Stormtroopers. These ads usually make it onto TV.

As I said, only partially relevent to this thread...............

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We have one here on our side of the pond with Chewie in a recording studio laying down growls to be used as ringtones. The ad is for Cingular.

Personally, I like the M&Ms commercial, "we'll start Monday!"
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Back over to the UK, I have found some real goodies coming up..........


Wednesday 18th May, Sky One @ 8pm - Star Wars...Feel the Force (Documentary)

Friday 20th May, The Biography Channel @ 8pm - George Lucas (Documentary)

Saturday 21st May, The Biography Channel @ 6pm - Star Wars Knight (An evening of Star Wars)

Sunday 22nd May, Sky Movies 1 and 3 from 5pm - I Love Star Wars

Sunday 22nd May, Sky Movies 1 and 3 from 6pm - Star Wars:Episode IV - A New Hope

Sunday 22nd May, Discovery Channel @ 10pm - Science of Star Wars - intrduced by Artoo and Threepio

(all of the above is taken from the May edition of SKY - The Magazine - the magazine that I usually never open and throw straight in the bin cos it is rubbish!!)


It makes me feel proud to be British............




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Nice one man!

I'll keep an eye out for all of those, cheers!
The Sky one show sounds good. Just in time for the film the next morning....or midnight showing if I can be arsed

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via: MF.com Commercial: Orange - Gold Spot - Darth Vader
http://www.boardsmag.com/ / (Save As Link)
via: MF.com
Norwegian Television Ep3 TV Clip
via: MF.com
German Ep3 DVD Clip
(Note: is it worth posting this kinda repeat stuff, or does everyone read both sites?)

->MTV "True Life" ep 'I Have Embarrassing Parents'
Apr 29 10:00am (repeats many many times)
Parents do things that embarrass their children; Star Wars superfan
->Return of the Jedi
Sun May 8 3:00pm (at least in the New York area)
->That '70s Show - "A New Hope"
Tue May 10 12:00am (at least in the New York area)
->The O.C. OS via tfn
Thurs, May 12 : 8:00
->Empire of Dreams on A&E
Wed May 18 : 10:00pm (edited)

->Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno
Friday May 6th "Hayden Christensen"
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Once again, slightly off topic (which I apologise for) but this may be of interest for some of the Brits out there.........


Next Saturday in The Sun and on Sunday in the News of the World newspapers, they are giving away in the paper, a pair of Star Wars good guys/bad guys DVD's. One DVD each day

They are saying that total playing time is over one hour and all 6 films are covered.

Not bad for £1.30.

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I would like to see those. If you could pick up those DVDs for me I will pay you for your time and shipping.

Let me know.
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As for the TV series,

Not that Kevin Smith isn't a respectable director, but he isn't the first person that comes to mind as ideal to take over the events between ROTS and ANH.

I don't really have anyone in mind other than Spielberg, but i'm sure he's a more than little occupied with his own projects, I wouldn't mind seeing some of the original OT production crew return, Kasdan, Kurtz, Hirsh...I don't know about Anthony Daniels, but maybe Mcdermid, Mayhew and Smits might be able to be convinced to do some episodes.

It's not very realistic, but it sure would be interesting to see the results...The funny part is a few episodes might end up being better than Episode I or II.