Monthly Archives: January 2014

Zap2it article: “Babylon 5 turns 20” – JMS interview

January 31, 2014

TV news and listings website “Zap2It”, a fresh and lively guide for millions of Americans who love TV and movies, has interviewed creator JMS on the anniversary of 20 years of Babylon 5. The interview reflects on the shows’ lasting legacy, including how open JMS was about the process of creating Babylon 5 and the …

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#FreeBabylon5 France

We would like to congratulate French blogger and Babylon 5 fan @ripleyaeryn_ for helping to kick-start the #FreeBabylon5 campaign in France! “After a global version of #FreeBabylon5 (which I didn’t launch), I decided it was time for French version to come in.” she comments on her blog, http://freebabylon5fr.blogspot.fr. @ripleyaeryn_ states the campaign goals are: “Getting …

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10 Reasons Why You Should Watch Babylon 5

January 30, 2014

Canadian blogger Lianne has written a really good introductory article to Babylon 5 called “Sci-Fi Month: 10 Reasons Why You Should Watch Babylon 5” http://www.caffeinatedlife.net/blog/2013/11/13/sci-fi-month-10-reasons-why-you-should-watch-babylon-5/ Her 10 reasons are: The Epic Scope The Storytelling The Charachters The Drama The Politics The Technology The Humour The Themes Season 3 The Series Finale Her article also contains …

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Space City Con Panel Video

January 27, 2014

The #Free Babylon 5 panel from Space City Con is now up on the YouTube channel (thanks, Jenny!) What you see in the preview is pretty much all there is to see but there was some good discussion during the panel.


Babylon 5 on thedigitalbits.com

Some of you may have already seen this article on TV shows that deserve remastering for a Blu-ray release. http://www.thedigitalbits.com/columns/my-two-cents/012414_1500 B5 is #5 on the list, saying: “This show is a semi-forgotten gem that badly deserves new life in HD. Babylon 5 was again shot on film, and its creators even protected the image for …

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#FreeBabylon5 at CafePress

January 24, 2014

Almost by accident, I’ve created a shop at CafePress with a bunch of items with the #FreeBabylon5 logo. There should be a buck or two from each item sold coming to the campaign so I hope you might find something you like. Plenty to choose from, not just t-shirts! http://www.cafepress.com/tofreebabylon5/10441570


20th Anniversary of “Midnight on the Firing Line”

The 20th anniversary of “Midnight on the Firing Line” is this coming Sunday, January 26! Postage rates are increasing here in the US this Sunday, too. Have you written letters to #FreeBabylon5 yet? Now’s a good time to target WB and a cable provider to ask them to bring Babylon 5 back to our TV …

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… Or You Know What’ll Happen…

January 16, 2014

Looks like Lyta wants *you* to write letters to #FreeBabylon5…right now! Kevin Tsujihara, CEO Warner Bros. Entertainment 4000 Warner Blvd Burbank, CA 91505 Bonnie Hammer, Chairman NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group 14th Floor 100 Universal City Plaza Universal City, CA 91608


Letter Writing Campaign Update

January 14, 2014

Let’s do a BIG letter writing push this coming week! A bunch of the folks at the Space City Con last weekend wrote letters while there and I’m mailing them off. Now it’s your turn. Targets are the CEO of WB Entertainment and the Chairman of NBC Universal: Kevin Tsujihara, CEO Warner Bros. Entertainment 4000 …

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A Message from the Emperor …

Need we say more…?