Neil deGrasse Tyson joins the cast of characters on Regular Show for its Halloween episode, Terror Tales of the Park on Thursday, October 27th (Cartoon Network, 8/7C) – which follows new Halloween-themed eps of The Powerpuff Girls, Teen Titans Go!, Mighty Magiswords, The Amazing World of Gumball and Uncle Grandpa.
For sneak peeks of all of Cartoon Network’s Halloween programming, read on.
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Fox, Sundays, 9/8C; National Geographic, Mondays, 9/8C) concludes its season this evening. As with the original series, twenty-four years ago, this iteration has been a joyous exploration of the universe – reinvesting the increasing search for and appreciation of scientific knowledge with the kind of sense of wonder that put people on the moon and created powerful computers you can carry in your pocket.
On Friday, writer/producer/director Ann Druyan and host/astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson spoke with a group of bloggers/journalists about the series – not so much about this evening’s finale, but about their aims and goals for the series; their thoughts on what it might have accomplished, or will yet accomplish.
For those who want more, the DVD/Blu-Ray release contains a lot of material that had to be pruned from the series for time, and will be available on Tuesday, June 10th.
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Fox, Sundays, 9/8C) is, essentially, a reboot of the PBS series in which Carl Sagan gave millions of viewers an understanding of science and what it means for us in the real world. The new series, written by Ann Druyan – who was part of the original series more than thirty years ago – has, potentially, a much larger opportunity to have an impact thanks to Seth MacFarlane (yes, the Family Guy guy) and host, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (1.7 million Twitter followers!).
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Cosmos (Fox, Sundays, 9/8C) revives the great science series that aired on PBS in the early ‘80s. Why did it land on Fox? What is its mission now?
Series host Neil deGrasse Tyson and executive producer/director/writer Anne Druyan spoke with a group of journalists/bloggers about why the series exists and what it does – and how and why it wound up on Fox. Check it out after the jump.
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Fox and National Geographic Channel will host a special sneak preview of the first episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey at the first-ever White House Student Film Festival on Friday, February 28th. The preview will be introduced by the show’s executive producer/writer/director, Ann Druyan and the show’s host, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will introduce one of the student short films. President Obama will talk about his ConnectED goal of connecting 99% of students to next-generation broadband and wireless technology within five years.
The festival will begin at 3:30ET in the East Room. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey will premiere simultaneously across multiple Fox Networks Channels, including Fox and NGC on Sunday, March 9th. Follow the jump for more details and links to live-stream the White House Student Film Festival.
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