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Babylon 5 on Amazon Prime!

17 May, 2018

From a variety of sources comes this exciting news fans of Babylon 5 have been waiting for for years ... Babylon 5 will soon be showing on…


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25 Years On

23 February, 2018

Babylon 5 is now officially 25 years old. The @b5news Twitter account tweeted this: "Babylon 5's pilot movie, The Gathering, first aired…


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Let WB Know You’re a Fan!

20 April, 2017

When I posted a while back, I mentioned that the #FreeBabylon5 campaign had two goals: – to get B5 available in reruns and/or subscription…


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Go90 to Stream Bablyon 5

03 April, 2017

Found on Variety.com : “ the Deal includes ‘ Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, ’ ‘ Almost Human, ’ ‘ Babylon 5, ’ ‘ Believe…


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Movie / Reboot: WB Is Out

21 March, 2017

Somehow I missed this news, but a thread on the Babylon 5 group on Facebook referenced a tweet by JMS in January this year where he quoted a…


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New B5 Render by Mojo

11 March, 2017

Wow wow wow! What a wonderful surprise to wake up to in the UK this morning! Adam “ Mojo ” Lebowitz has created this wonderful new render…


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24 Years.

22 February, 2017

Now I feel old … The pilot episode of Babylon 5, called “ The Gathering ” , aired 24 years ago on 22nd February. If I tell you what year…


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Request Babylon 5 on Netflix

12 February, 2017

“ I just found out that Netflix has a new page to help make suggestions for your favorite shows easy to suggest, ” says Babylon 5 fan Mike…


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Conversations that Echo

04 December, 2016

Well, it ’ s not quite a reboot but it ’ s nice to see that the characters from Babylon 5 still live on inside JMS ’ head. Recently, show…


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Support for John Vulich

04 December, 2016

We recently posted about the sad news that FX producer Ron Thornton and makeup FX artist John Vulich had passed away . JMS has just posted…


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Ron Thornton Passes Away

22 November, 2016

Finding it hard to write this. Another great founding father of Babylon 5 has passed away today. I ’ m reposting this from the gofundme.com…


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B5 Cosplay site on Tumblr!

06 October, 2016

Bob from Wisconsin just posted this site to one of the Babylon 5 Facebook groups, and I thought it was worthy of mentioning on the site: a…


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We Did It!

06 October, 2016

… well, very nearly anyway. A recent poll by website Digital Spy has been collated and revealed that Babylon 5 is the 2nd most popular…


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Ron Thornton Needs Our Help

17 September, 2016

Ran across this link. Most of you know that Ron Thornton was a visual effects designer on B5. Without him, the show might well not have been…


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Rising Stars Movie Announced

19 June, 2016

In typical JMS fashion, this post appeared on the “ Fans of J. Michael Straczynski ” Facebook group at the beginning of June: Naturally…


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Babylon 5 Movie Still Planned

10 June, 2016

It ’ s been very quiet on the Movie News front for the first half of 2016, but recently in an interview with Awards Daily, show creator JMS…


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Podcast Roundup

03 June, 2016

When is the last time you checked out a Babylon 5 podcast? Now seems like a great time to dive into some of the die-hard-fan produced…


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Mojo’s Last Wishes

06 January, 2016

As fans who care about the show and all those who created it, when we hear that someone from the team who made the show possible is…


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Walter Koenig on Reddit

15 December, 2015

Walter Koenig, one of Babylon5 ’ s most versatile and rounded-out villains (depending on your point of view … ), recently discussed his role…


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SDCC 2015 Panel clips

05 August, 2015

You didn ’ t make it to Comic Con this year? Neither did I. So we ’ d like to extend a special thank you to Brian Strader, who has posted a…


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San Diego Comic Con B5 Reunion

09 July, 2015

If you ’ re going to San Diego Comic Con and didn ’ t know this already … I ’ d be surprised. But there ’ s a Babylon 5 reunion happening…


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San Diego Comic Con B5 Reunion

09 July, 2015

If you ’ re going to San Diego Comic Con and didn ’ t know this already … I ’ d be surprised. But there ’ s a Babylon 5 reunion happening…


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Babylon 5 Back on TV in Germany

13 June, 2015

Just found this post from early this morning: — — - ‪#‎Babylon5‬ is back at German TV! Woohoo! Tele 5 – 6:10 pm — — - Excellent news…


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Netflix Campaign

31 May, 2015

I know it ’ s been a little quiet around here lately. I want to thank the folks who ’ ve been #FreeBabylon5 Ambassadors at conventions over…


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Vote for Z’ha’dum on Pluto

25 March, 2015

Now here ’ s an idea – how about we get a feature on Pluto named Z ’ ha ’ dum when the New Horizons spacecraft flies past it?? It ’ s…


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Sense8 to Premier on Netflix

24 March, 2015

Mark your calendars! for Friday June 5. 95 days from now, “ Sense8 ” , the original TV show co-written by JMS and Andy and Lana Wachowski…


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B5 Books on Twitter

01 March, 2015

One of the main purposes of the ‪#‎FreeBabylon5‬ movement is to remind the public about Babylon 5 and keep it in the public consciousness…


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B5 Books on Twitter

01 March, 2015

One of the main purposes of the ‪#‎FreeBabylon5‬ movement is to remind the public about Babylon 5 and keep it in the public consciousness…


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Loscon 14

26 November, 2014

Loscon 41 #FreeBabylon5 panel is confirmed! Please join your fellow fans at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott on Sunday Nov. 30 at 1:00 PM…


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Objects In Motion

16 November, 2014

Site Administrator and Webmaster Ranger Endymion / Ben Read is stepping back from his role on the campaign. Here ’ s why — and where we go…


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One Year On

10 October, 2014

We ’ ve almost reached the one year mark for the #FreeBabylon5 campaign. Here ’ s a little recap of what we have achieved in that time. In…


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Loscon 41

25 September, 2014

(via facebook.com/freebabylon5 ) Just sent in an application to Loscon 41 for a panel and fan table over Thanksgiving weekend. JMS will be…


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Long-Time Fan Interview: Tim

02 September, 2014

Another long-time fan (a first one) who is very enthusiastic about Babylon5 is Tim. He has watched the show from quite a young age, so he…


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Fan Interview – Annette

24 August, 2014

Annette, much like me, is a fan who is not exactly “new”, but she hasn’t been a fan from the very beginning either.  Many of the fans I have…


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New Fan Interview: Dave

11 August, 2014

Following on from my interview with Ems last week, another new fan that I had the chance to interview recently is Dave. David Heron, who is…


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Rare B5 Signed Photo Raffle

08 August, 2014

Claudia Christian is holding a raffle of a rare photo of the cast of Babylon 5 with 27 autographs in aid of The C3 Foundation. Each donation…


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New Fan Interview: Ems

06 August, 2014

One of the strengths of Babylon 5 is that it has characters and themes that remain as relevant today as when it first aired.  For this…


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July Site Analytics

04 August, 2014

So july was a pretty good month for the campaign. Wasn ’ t it great to see the past years ’ efforts really reach a crescendo at the San…


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The Art of Babylon 5

01 August, 2014

Want to know more about the work that went into the art and set design of Babylon 5? Here ’ s a video clip of the Art Directors Guild Panel…


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SDCC Report

30 July, 2014

Aaannd San Diego Comic-Con is over. I handed out about 1,000 posttcards and 800 buttons and 250 badge ribbons and 150 letters to be sent by…


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Babylon 5 Movie Details

27 July, 2014

Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con (or the day JMS announced that he ’ ll do a B5 movie). I got there at a good time, not long after the con…


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JMS Writing Babylon 5 Movie!

27 July, 2014

It ’ s official! This was just posted by Jan moderating the FreeBabylon5 Facebook page and JMSNews concurrently: “ More detail later as I…


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SDCC Panel News

25 July, 2014

The panel this morning went well, I thought. The room wasn ’ t quite full but I think there were probably close to 100 people. There was…


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No Surrender, No Retreat

15 July, 2014

Okay peeps. Here ’ s the deal. We ’ re attaching a list of TV stations that we ’ d like to direct people ’ s attention to in the run up to…


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Babylon 5 Retrospective

15 July, 2014

JMS tweeted this link the other day: We ’ re regretfully unable to link to every article about Babylon 5 we hear about, but this one touches…


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Comic Con Schedule Unveiled!

11 July, 2014

Comic-con unrolls its schedule exactly two weeks out from the show and today the Thursday panels were unveiled ( http://comic-con.org/cci…


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San Diego Comic Con Details

05 July, 2014

HEAR YE! Hear Ye! Spread the news far and wide! The embargo ’ s been lifted! This is the full information on our panel at San Diego Comic…


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Babylon 5 on TV in Germany!

26 June, 2014

More information on the German showing of Babylon 5! Thanks to Rangers Christian and Tir Za! “ More details about the upcoming B5-broadcast…


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Babylon 5 on TV in Germany!

26 June, 2014

More information on the German showing of Babylon 5! Thanks to Rangers Christian and Tir Za! “ More details about the upcoming B5-broadcast…


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Babylon 5 on TV in Germany!

26 June, 2014

More information on the German showing of Babylon 5! Thanks to Rangers Christian and Tir Za! “ More details about the upcoming B5-broadcast…


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Banners Up!

26 June, 2014

Banners are going up in San Diego for Comic-Con and ‪#‎FreeBabylon5‬ will be there with a panel! Lots of interest in the Ambassadorial Kits…


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Donations Reach 60%!!

21 June, 2014

Wouldn ’ t it be great if only we could add those together and get 100% of our SDCC fundraising goal? Well, we can ’ t but to update you, so…


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Donations Reach 60%!!

21 June, 2014

Wouldn ’ t it be great if only we could add those together and get 100% of our SDCC fundraising goal? Well, we can ’ t but to update you, so…


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Donations Reach 60%!!

21 June, 2014

Wouldn ’ t it be great if only we could add those together and get 100% of our SDCC fundraising goal? Well, we can ’ t but to update you, so…


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Donations Now 50% Matched!

18 June, 2014

Donations to the #FreeBabylon5 SDCC fund thru June 30 are now * matched * 50%! This means that for whatever you donate, a kind Ranger has…


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SDCC Table Update

12 June, 2014

Good news/bad news today. The good news is that we ’ ve reached 24% our our fundraising goal! AND I may have some even better news later in…


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Give Babylon 5

12 June, 2014

We had a great idea a while back and it might be a good time for it now. If you know somebody who might be a potential new fan, why not give…


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FedCon23 Update

12 June, 2014

Jan Andersen was at FEDCON23 last week and shared some of his photos of some of the wonderful B5 costumes and the flashmob event. Ranger Jan…


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21% of Goal Reached!

08 June, 2014

In only 48 hours you all have donated 21% of our goal! Many thanks! PayPal FreeBabylon5@aol.com any amount, large or small to help us make…


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SDCC Fundraiser Update

08 June, 2014

Paraphrasing Mr. Bester, “ … well, there ’ s really no delicate way to say this … I want your money. ” The #FreeBabylon5 presence at SDCC…


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Help Us Fund #FreeBabylon5!

29 May, 2014

I ’ m a bit hesitant about posting this here but part of the proceeds * will * be going toward this campaign. Or rather, already have. I…


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Vote Babylon 5 on IMBD.com

15 May, 2014

Ranger Jan alerted us via Facebook that there ’ s a poll on IMBD.com pitting TV shows featuring aliens against one another. “ Which of…


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Campaign Update May 2014

05 May, 2014

So, how is the campaign going? We thought it would be nice to mention some of the results we ’ ve been getting from our site analytics…


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Can You Spread The Word?

13 April, 2014

More packages of buttons, postcards, calendars and other goodies going out to conventions and volunteers. Got a convention coming up where…


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Babylon 5 on Danish 6’eren

24 March, 2014

Ranger Jan Andersen contacted us on Facebook over the weekend to inform us of another breakthrough in the campaign! “ Babylon 5 is running…


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Thunderclap Report

07 March, 2014

Earlier this year fans of Babylon 5 organised a Thunderclap campaign to go out on January 15th. This report is a full analysis of what that…


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Jerry Doyle Show Mention!

26 February, 2014

Jerry Doyle, who starred as Michael Garibaldi and was Babylon 5 ’ s longest regular cast member, interviewed fellow B5 actor & director…


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UK Convention Dates

20 February, 2014

We ’ ve received information about a comprehensive list of conventions in the UK on the website of UK sci-fi fan group The League of the Non…


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Convention Season Campaign

14 February, 2014

Calling all Rangers!! Convention season is upon us and it ’ s time to keep spreading the word of #FreeBabylon5 and recruiting even more…


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Ron Thornton on Creative Bloq

14 February, 2014

Ron Thornton was the visual effects designer on Babylon 5 in seasons 1-3. He has also worked on other popular TV shows and feature films…


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#FreeBabylon5 France

31 January, 2014

We would like to congratulate French blogger and Babylon 5 fan @ripleyaeryn_ for helping to kick-start the #FreeBabylon5 campaign in…


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Space City Con Panel Video

27 January, 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…


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#FreeBabylon5 at CafePress

24 January, 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…


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Letter Writing Campaign Update

14 January, 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…


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Weekend Sale!

11 January, 2014

Weekend Sale! http://www.freebabylon5tees.org/ has lowered the price of the #FreeBabylon5 t-shirts still in stock after the Space City con…


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Letter Campaign update

06 January, 2014

Update: The two main people we now need to target: Kevin Tsujihara, CEO Warner Bros. Entertainment 4000 Warner Blvd Burbank, CA 9150…


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Thunderclap: 16 Days To Go!

30 December, 2013

Ranger Jenny ’ s put up a new video fashion show of the #FreeBabylon5 shirts that will be featured at Space City Con. Remember, you can…


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Thunderclap Campaign

15 December, 2013

If ever Babylon 5 needed it ’ s fans, that time is now. Please sign up to the Thunderclap campaign:   What Is Thunderclap? Thunderclap is…


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Fundraising!

17 November, 2013

The time has come … We ’ ve had time to bask in the victory of WATCH TV showing B5 in reruns. Our website is up and beautiful. Soon we ’ ll…


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20th Anniversary Books

07 November, 2013

Wow! Our friends at http://www.b5books.com/ just announced that they ’ re extending the discount period on the fabulous B5-20 book AND for…


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#FreeBabylon5 T-shirts

07 November, 2013

For those who have been asking for T-shirts, there ’ s a new design available. These are through Café Press so there ’ s no problem with…


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Babylon 5 on UK’s Watch

07 November, 2013

UKTV ’ s Watch will be showing Babylon 5 from 4th November at 5pm. UKTV has responded to the clarion call we ’ ve been sending out…


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