Stargate News for Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Stargate News for Wednesday, September 13, 2006
  • Save Stargate SG-1 - Fans campaign to Save Stargate SG-1
  • Week 8 episode ratings hold steady
  • Michael Shanks & Torri Higginson Headline the Vancouver Convention in March 2007
  • 'Atlantis' Star Sees Deeper Characters This Season

Save Stargate SG-1 - Fans campaign to Save Stargate SG-1
As the 200th episode of Stargate SG-1 aired, the SciFi Channel cancelled the show. Season 10 will be the last unless we as fans rally to support Stargate SG-1 and MGM, the studio producing the show. MGM are actively seeking other options for Stargate SG-1, including: an 11th season on SciFi, another network or via digital distribution on the web, TV or direct-to-DVD movies or miniseries.
For More information about how-to Save Stargate SG-1, go to:

Week 8 episode ratings hold steady
Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis held steady in the ratings race on Friday, September 8, with SG-1 even gaining viewers. Read the full story at Gateworld


Flanigan "Pretty Excited" About Third Season
(September 12 2006) - The producers of "Stargate: Atlantis" are making a pointed effort to focus more on the series' characters and deepen their bonds, series star Joe Flanigan told the GateWorld website. Read the full story here


Great news to share: two of our favorites: MICHAEL SHANKS (now would we have the Vancouver show without him?) and TORRI HIGGINSON (Dr. Elizabeth Weir of Atlantis) are joining the fun of our greatest STARGATE event of the year! It all happens in Vancouver, BC on March 23-25, 2007 at the gorgeous Hilton Metrotown Vancouver. We're on the way to selling out the entire convention, so please make your plans to be with us!

We've also just announced two location tours (this was so much fun last year) with very limited seating. These are escorted bus tours around beautiful Vancouver pointing out the many varied locations used on screen. Hosted by Lynn Smith, Location Manager of Stargate SG-1 for 7 seasons. They are already about 3/5 sold out and take place Monday and Thursday around the convention. If your order comes in after sell-out we'll refund your credit card.

Also new this year is the very exciting Sunday morning set tours. Here's the info on this exclusive attraction:

You've heard the rumors and now we can verify! Courtesy of Stargate Production, the Producers and MGM Television, Creation Entertainment is proud to confirm SUNDAY MARCH 25, 2007 set tours of assets off lot away from Bridge Studios. Our SUNDAY set tours will be in 1 1/2 hour increments and luxury bus service is provided round trip from The Hilton Metrotown! On Sunday for the first time ever, a limited group of fans will have the opportunity to visit off lot sets never before available for public view, including magnificent Wraith and Ori sets seen in recent seasons. Still photography will be allowed! We are thrilled to announce that Executive Producer JOHN SMITH will be one of our tour conductors!

SUNDAY tour participants will return to the hotel prior to the appearance of any major guests on stage. SUNDAY slot times will be granted on Saturday at the convention to those that have purchased these limited tickets.


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