Andromeda BulletsBy Amy
March 18, 2001 - 7:04 PM
Below you'll find our weekly summary of news on 'Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda', courtesy of our sister site, SlipstreamWeb:
- February Ratings Drop To All-Time Low
Despite a promising early start, Andromeda wasn't able to match its November sweeps ratings, with 'Forced Perspective' even setting a new record low for a first-run episode with a 3.5, down one-tenth of a ratings point from 'Music of a Distant Drum' the week before. Click here for a more in-depth ratings analysis.
- Sorbo - 'Andromeda' Better Than 'Hercules'
Kevin Sorbo, who plays Andromeda's captain, Dylan Hunt, recently took some time out to speak with Joe Nazzaro of UK magazine, DreamWatch. In the full interview, Sorbo compares his character to the most famous Gene Roddenberry captain, James T. Kirk and 'Andromeda' to 'Hercules'.
- Happy Birthday Ashley Edward Miller!
Friday, March 16, was the birthday of Andromeda staff writer and creative consultant, Ashley Edward Miller.
- Happy Birthday Ethlie Ann Vare!
Meanwhile, Ethlie Ann Vare, who serves as staff writer and co-producer on Andromeda celebrated her birthday on the 8th of the month.
- 'Mutant X' Comes To The Web
Pre-production has begun on one of the latest shows from Andromeda producer Tribune. An official site has been launched for X-Mean spin-off 'Mutant X', giving the first details on the crew for the show, including naming the head writer, Howard Chaykin.
- New Episode Title Revealed
Director David Winning has announced the first known title for a season two Andromeda episode. Originally entitled 'All That Glitters', it's been written by staff-writer Ethlie Ann Vare. To find out more, follow this link.
- Keith Hamilton Cobb Speaks
Over at the SlipstreamBBS, Dylanite has posted a report from a recent weekend convention at the Radisson Hotel in Valley Forge. Guests for the weekend included Michael Hurst (Iolaus on Hercules), Hudson Leick (Callisto on Xena), Marina Sirtis (Deana Troi on Star Trek: The Next Generation) and Andromeda's own big man, Keith Hamilton Cobb (Tyr Anasazi). The full run-down can be found here.
- 'The Sum Of Its Parts'
Resident SlipstreamWeb reviewer Heather Jarman has posted her review of the most recently aired episode, 'The Sum of Its Parts'. To read her full review and find out why she rated it only 2 stars, follow this link.
Find more episode info in the Episode Guide.