Saturday, August 27, 2011

Once Upon A Cure - Video: Public Service Announcement for September Gala

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A Public Service Announcement by Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman and Elyse Levesque for the 'Once Upon a Cure' Gala benefitting MPS II Hunter Syndrome Research on September 24, 2011 at The Sutton Place Hotel in Vancouver, BC. Details at: or

Ryan Purcell worked as a camera operation for the Stargate franchise, beginning with Stargate Atlantis, and then Stargate Universe. Ryan's son Trey was diagnosed with a rare genetic and progressive disease called Hunter Syndrome, or MPS-II (mucopolysaccharidosis II) in 2006. The Purcells established the MPS-II Research Fund within the Canadian MPS Society (charity number: 12903 0409 RR0001) and began fundraising. Their efforts started with the annual “Tacos for Trey” fundraiser, a local event geared towards families – the goal of which was to fund one $40,000 research grant each year specifically for Hunter Syndrome research.

With this Gala, we are hoping to take the fundraising, which began with “Tacos for Trey,” to a higher level. All donations made to the MPS II Fund go directly towards MPS II research, minus a 5% administration fee. The costs associated with advocacy and fundraising are either donated or paid for by the Purcell family. Since 2007, the MPS II Fund has granted $184,000 to research.

To read more about Trey and the Purcells, and their journey with this rare disease, you can visit Trey’s site here:


Saturday September 24, 2011

Cocktail Reception 6pm
Dinner 7pm

Special Live Entertainment – Live & Silent Auctions

Dress: Black Tie

The Sutton Place Hotel
845 Burrard St Vancouver, BC

The cast, staff and crew of Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, Stargate Universe and Sanctuary have participated in the previous fundraisers for Trey Purcell, and Once Upon A Cure just tweeted today that they have confirmed Amanda Tapping's attendance at the Once Upon a Cure Gala.

Other special guests include: Smallville's Allison Mack, Stargate Universe's Lou Diamond Phillips, Elyse Levesque, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Julia Benson; Eureka's Colin Ferguson, Stargate Atlantis' Jewel Staite, Paul McGillion; Sanctuary's Ryan Robbins, Stargate alums Peter DeLuise and Anna Marie DeLuise, Riese's Christine Chatelain and The Killing's Peter Benson.

The excellent site Wormhole Riders has photos from the May 2010 Charity Event available here

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'Killer Mountain' - Syfy Video: Sneak Peek # 1 'Warning' Airs Aug 27 '11

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Killer Mountain

'KILLER MOUNTAIN' - SYFY VIDEO: Sneak Peek # 1 'Warning' Airs Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 9/8C

Watch a sneak peek for the upcoming Syfy Original Movie "Killer Mountain." Premieres Saturday August 27 9/8C.

In "Killer Mountain" – inspired by an ancient Himalayan legend – a team of climbers ("Battlestar Galactica" alums Aaron Douglas and Paul Campbell) is sent to a forbidden mountain to rescue a missing expedition. There, they discover that the mountain is the secret location of Shangri La -- protected by a bloodthirsty alien creature, the Druk.

Cast includes Battlestar Galactica's Aaron Douglas, Paul Campbell, Andrew Airlie, Curtis Caravaggio, Torrance Coombs, Byron Lawson, Crystal Lowe, Mig Macario, Robin Nielsen, Zak Santiago and Dale Wilson.

Star Trek: The Next Generation - Syfy: Viewer's Choice Marathon Sept 2 '11

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STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - Syfy: Viewer's Choice Marathon Friday, September 2, 2011

Cast includes Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden and Wil Wheaton.


08:00 AM Relics

After encountering the wreck of a starship that crashed 75 years ago, the Enterprise crew discovers a survivor suspended in the transporter system---Montgomery "Scotty" Scott (James Doohan).

Guest stars include Lanei Chapman, Erick Weiss, James Doohan, Stacie Foster and Ernie Mirich.

09:00 AM Time's Arrow - Part 1

An archaeological dig on Earth uncovers an unusual 19th-century artifact---Data's head---and evidence of alien activity, leading the crew to San Francisco in the late 1800s to investigate.

Guest stars include Whoopi Goldberg, Jerry Hardin, Michael Aron, Sheldon Peters Wolfchild and Marc Alaimo.

10:00 AM Time's Arrow - Part 2

The Enterprise crew encounters parasitic time travelers and a suspicious Samuel Clemens (Jerry Hardin) during the search for Data in 19th-century San Francisco.

Guest stars include Jerry Hardin, William Boyett, Pamela Kosh, Michael Aron, James Gleason, Whoopi Goldberg, Mary Stein, Alexander Enberg and Bill Cho Lee.


11:00 AM Darmok

While initiating relations with the Tamarians, Picard and the Tamarian ship's captain (Paul Winfield) are transported to a planet where both face a fierce beast.

Guest stars includes Richard Allen, Colm Meaney, Paul Winfield and Ashley Judd.

12:00 PM Q Who?

Picard's archnemesis Q (John de Lancie) tosses the Enterprise into a deadly battle with the Borg, whose collective mind overpowers the starship's defenses.

Guest stars include John de Lancie, Lycia Naff, Colm Meaney and Whoopi Goldberg.

01:00 PM I, Borg

The Away Team discovers an injured adolescent Borg (Jonathan Del Arco), whom they bring aboard the ship and nurse back to health, creating mixed emotions among the crew.

Guest stars include Jonathan Del Arco.

02:00 PM The Inner Light

After being hit by an emission from a primitive space probe, Picard finds himself living another man's life on a planet doomed by drought.

Guest stars include Margot Rose, Richard Riehle, Scott Jaeck, Jennifer Nash, Patti Yasutake and Daniel Stewart.


03:00 PM Yesterday's Enterprise

A time rift alters history and reunites its crew with Tasha Yar (Denise Crosby) and with a ship thought to have been destroyed more than 20 years ago.

Guest stars include Denise Crosby, Christopher McDonald, Tricia O'Neil and Whoopi Goldberg.

04:00 PM All Good Things . . . - Part 1

Mankind's existence hangs in the balance as Picard travels between the past, present and future to reconcile a space-time anomaly.

Guest stars include John de Lancie, Andreas Katsulas, Clyde Kusatsu, Patti Yasutake, Pamela Kosh, Tim Kelleher, Alison Brooks and Stephen M. Garvin.

05:00 PM All Good Things . . . - Part 2

Picard (Patrick Stewart) tries to decipher Q's clues and coordinate the past, present and future to save mankind.

Guest stars include John de Lancie, Andreas Katsulas, Clyde Kusatsu, Patti Yasutake, Pamela Kosh, Tim Kelleher, Alison Brooks and Stephen M. Garvin.

06:00 PM The Best Of Both Worlds - Part 1

Starfleet command assigns an ambitious young officer (Elizabeth Dennehy) to help the Enterprise investigate the disappearance of a Federation colony.

Guest stars include Elizabeth Dennehy, George Murdock, Colm Meaney and Whoopi Goldberg.

07:00 PM The Best Of Both Worlds - Part 2

The Borg have turned Picard into a half-Borg, half-human creature, and are using him in their plot to conquer Earth.

Guest stars include Elizabeth Dennehy, George Murdock, Colm Meaney, Whoopi Goldberg and Todd Merrill.

(Time for out for SciFi Friday Programming)

01:00 AM The Measure Of A Man

The officer of a new starbase orders Data to be disassembled for study. When Data refuses, a Judge Advocate General (Amanda McBroom) sets up a hearing with Picard as defense counsel and Riker as prosecutor.

Guest stars include Diana Muldaur, Amanda McBroom, Clyde Kusatsu, Brian Brophy, Whoopi Goldberg and Colm Meaney.

02:00 AM Unification - Part 1

Disguised as Romulans, Picard and Data travel to Romulus to investigate the unauthorized mission of the Federation's most famous ambassador---Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy).

Guest stars include Leonard Nimoy, Joanna Miles, Stephen Root, Malachi Throne, Erick Avari and Mark Lenard.

03:00 AM Unification - Part 2

After locating Spock (Leonard Nimoy) and discovering his plans for unifying the Romulans and the Vulcans, Picard and Data uncover a covert Romulan plot that does not call for unification---but for invasion.

Guest stars include Leonard Nimoy, Stephen Root, Malachi Throne and Denise Crosby as Sela.

04:00 AM Deja Q

Q, once all-powerful mischief-maker of the universe, is condemned to life as a mortal and seeks sanctuary aboard the Enterprise.

Guest stars include John de Lancie, Whoopi Goldberg and Richard Cansino.

05:00 AM Cause And Effect

The Enterprise becomes trapped in a time warp, causing it to repeatedly experience the same fatal collision with another ship.

Guest stars include Michelle Forbes, Patti Yasutake and Kelsey Grammer.


Syfy: Anacondas, Boas and Snakes Galore Movie Marathon Sept 1 '11

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7:00 PM Anacondas: The Hunt For The Blood Orchid

Uninspired tongue-in-cheek thriller about a scientific expedition in Borneo, where giant snakes thrive in the jungle.

Cast includes Johnny Messner, KaDee Strickland, Matthew Marsden, Nicholas Gonzalez, Bones' Eugene Byrd, Karl Yune, Eureka's Salli Richardson-Whitfield and Morris Chestnut.

Anacondas Trail

09:00 PM Anacondas: Trail Of Blood

A genetically created Anaconda, cut in half, regenerates itself into two aggressive giant snakes, due to the Blood Orchid.

Starring Crystal Allen, Linden Ashby, Danny Midwinter, Ana Ularu, Claudiu Bleont, Anca-Ioana Androne and John Rhys-Davies.

Anacondas 3

11:00 PM Anaconda 3

A hunt for two massive snakes is launched following their escape from a research facility where their longevity was studied.

Cast includes David Hasselhoff, Crystal Allen, Ryan McCluskey, Patrick Regis, Anthony Green and John Rhys-Davies.


01:00 AM Boa Vs. Python

After an overly ambitious businessman transports an 80-foot python to the United States, the beast escapes and starts to leave behind a trail of human victims. An FBI agent and a snake specialist come up with a plot to combat the creature by pitting it against a bioengineered, 70-foot boa constrictor. It's two great snakes that snake great together!

Starring Stargate Atlantis' David Hewlett, Jaime Bergman, Kirk B.R. Woller, Adamo Palladino, Angel Boris Reed, Marianne Stanicheva and Griff Furst.


03:00 AM Snake King

An object is found that points to the secret of eternal youth so a research team is sent to find the fountain only to find it is protected by a giant snake.

Starring Stephen Baldwin, Jayne Heitmeyer, Larry Day, Gary Hudson and Ross McCall

Syfy: Sunday Movie Marathon August 28, 2011

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10:00 AM The Rocketeer

In 1938 Los Angeles, a pilot (Bill Campbell) finds a rocket-pack that enables him to fly.

Cast includes Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Jon Polito, Timothy Dalton, Paul Sorvino, William Sanderson, Margo Martindale, Melora Hardin, Terry O'Quinn, Ed Lauter and James Handy.


12:30 PM Deep Blue Sea

Renny Harlin directed this thriller about genetically altered sharks that terrorize the scientists experimenting on them.

Cast include Hung's Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, Samuel L. Jackson, Jacqueline McKenzie, Michael Rapaport, Stellan Skarsgård and NCIS: Los Angeles' LL Cool J.

Saw 2

02:30 PM Saw II

Dull-edged sequel to the 2004 hit picks up with the sadistic serial killer once again putting his victims in horrific life-or-death situations.

Cast includes Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Donnie Wahlberg, Erik Knudsen, Franky G, Glenn Plummer, Emmanuelle Vaugier and Dina Meyer.

Saw 3

04:30 PM Saw III

Jigsaw kidnaps a doctor to keep him alive while he watches his new apprentice put an unlucky citizen through a brutal test.

Cast includes Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Angus Macfadyen, Costas Mandylor, Blue Blood's Donnie Wahlberg, Dina Meyer, Leigh Whannell and Mpho Koaho.

Saw 4

07:00 PM Saw IV

Jigsaw may be dead, but Tobin Bell is mysteriously back in this fourth installment in the popular Saw series in this sequel that exlpores the killer's origins.

Cast includes Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Scott Patterson, Betsy Russell, Lyriq Bent, Stargate Universe's Louis Ferreira, Blue Blood's Donnie Wahlberg, Angus Macfadyen and Dina Meyer.


09:00 PM P2

Predictable thriller about a businesswoman (Rachel Nichols) who is trapped in an underground parking garage on Christmas Eve and terrorized by a psychopathic security guard (Wes Bentley).

Cast includes Wes Bentley, Rachel Nichols, Simon Reynolds, Philip Akin and Miranda Edwards.


11:00 PM Splinter

A young couple and an escaped convict are trapped in an isolated gas station by a parasite that transforms its still-living victims into deadly hosts.

Cast includes Charles Baker, Jill Wagner, Paulo Costanzo, Shea Whigham, Rachel Kerbs and Laurel Whitsett.

Bone Eater

01:00 AM Bone Eater

A highway crew accidentally unleashes a deadly creature tied to Native American mythology that leaves boneless victims in its wake.

Cast includes Babylon 5's Bruce Boxleitner, Clara Bryant, Robert Clotworthy, Roark Critchlow, Randy Flagler, Gil Gerard, Brian Gross, Veronica Hamel, Kristen Honey, Michael Horse, William Katt and Star Trek's Walter Koenig.

Doctor Who - BBC America Video: 'Let's Kill Hitler' Sneak Peek # 2 Airs Aug 27 '11

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Doctor Who Alex

DOCTOR WHO - BBC AMERICA VIDEO: 'Let's Kill Hitler' Sneak Peek # 2 Airs Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 9/8C

Get another exclusive sneak peek at the all new episode of DOCTOR WHO, "Let's Kill Hitler," premiering this Saturday, August 27 at 9/8c only on BBC America.

The TARDIS crash lands in 1930's Berlin, bringing the Doctor face to face with the greatest war criminal in the Universe. And Hitler.

Guest stars include Alex Kingston, Frances Barber, Caitlin Blackwood, Albert Welling, Nina Toussaint-White, Richard Dillane, Philip Rham, Ezekiel Wigglesworth and Ella Kenion.

Tom Selleck - Blue Bloods - CBS Video Featurette: Ultimate Look Back

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Blue 2


Get all caught up on Blue Bloods with our Ultimate Look Back recap! Don't miss the 2nd season premiere of Blue Bloods on Friday, Sept. 23 at 10/9c. Only on CBS!

'Killer Mountain' - MSN TV: Tonight's Picks Aug 27 '11 - Syfy 9/8C

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Killer Mountain

MSN TV: Tonight's Picks Saturday, August 27, 2011

... Killer Mountain

9:00 PM, SYFY

Monster in the Himalayas! Abominable snowman? Nope, alien. In this new suspense tale, a rescue team is sent to search for a missing expedition on a forbidden mountain and discovers why it's forbidden: It's the secret site of Shangri-La and is guarded by a vicious attack alien, the Druk. Aaron Douglas and Paul Campbell star.

Fringe - FOX Video Featurette: 'Where is Peter Bishop?' Teaser # 4

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Fringe Friday

FRINGE - FOX VIDEO FEATURETTE: 'Where is Peter Bishop?' Teaser # 4

Catch the Season Premiere of FRINGE on FRI SEP 23 at 9/8c on FOX!

Doctor Who - Entertainment Weekly: Tonight's Best Aug 27 '11 - BBC America 9/8C

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Doctor Who Alex

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Tonight's Best TV Saturday, August 27, 2011

A Daily Guide to Notable Shows

... Doctor Who


The Doctor returns in an episode called "Let’s Kill Hitler." (And yes, there is a parody YouTube clip in which Adolf reacts badly to the news).

Syfy: Saturday Monster Movie Marathon Aug 27 '11

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Monster Ark

09:00 AM Monster Ark

An ancient evil is unleashed by archaeologists in a remote region of the Middle East.

Cast includes Renée O'Connor, White Collar's Tim DeKay, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, Amanda Crew, Carlos Leon, Bill Parks and Richard Gnolfo.


11:00 AM Wyvern

A dragon menaces an Alaskan town. [No, not Sarah Palin...]

Cast includes Nick Chinlund, Erin Karpluk, Barry Corbin, Elaine Miles, Tinsel Korey, Stargate SG-1's Don S. Davis and David Lewis.


01:00 PM Mandrake

An expedition to find a mystical dagger goes horribly awry when researchers accidentally awaken some deadly vegetation.

Cast includes Max Martini, Betsy Russell, Benito Martinez, Jon Mack, Nick Gomez, Wayne Pére and Freddie Joe Farnsworth.

Mongolian Death Worm

03:00 PM Mongolian Death Worm

Man-eating worms and local bandits become problematic for a group of treasure hunters in search of Genghis Khan's tomb in central Mongolia.

Cast includes Sean Patrick Flanery, Drew Waters, George Cheung, Victoria Pratt, Cheryl Chin and Jon Mack.

The Lost Future

05:00 PM The Lost Future

Set in a future where jungles have overtaken the remnants of civilization, a tribe struggles to survive amid mutated creatures that carry a deadly disease.

Cast includes Game of Throne's Sean Bean, Corey Sevier, Sam Claflin, Annabelle Wallis, Eleanor Tomlinson, Hannah Tointon and Jonathan Pienaar.


07:00 PM The Lost Tribe

Young seafarers encounter a prehistoric tribe of predators after becoming shipwrecked on a tropical island.

Cast includes Lance Henriksen, Emily Foxler, Nick Mennell, Marc Bacher, Brianna Brown, Hadley Fraser, Maxine Bahns and Ryan Alosio.

Killer Mountain

09:00 PM Killer Mountain - Premiere!

Some mountains are forbidden for a reason. Killer Mountain Saturday Aug. 27 at 9/8c.

In "Killer Mountain" – inspired by an ancient Himalayan legend – a team of climbers ("Battlestar Galactica" alums Aaron Douglas and Paul Campbell) is sent to a forbidden mountain to rescue a missing expedition. There, they discover that the mountain is the secret location of Shangri La -- protected by a bloodthirsty alien creature, the Druk.

Cast includes Battlestar Galactica's Aaron Douglas, Paul Campbell, Andrew Airlie, Curtis Caravaggio, Torrance Coombs, Byron Lawson, Crystal Lowe, Mig Macario, Robin Nielsen, Zak Santiago and Dale Wilson.


11:00 PM Sand Serpents

American soldiers take on man-eating worms in addition to the Taliban in this rousing sci-fi adventure.

Cast includes Jason Gedrick, Tamara Hope, Elias Toufexis, Sebastian Knapp, Michelle Asante and Chris Jarman.

01:00 AM Killer Mountain


03:00 AM Warbirds

A World War II bomber is forced to land on a Pacific island, where the crew is pitted against flying dinosaurs and rival Japanese forces.

Cast includes Jamie Elle Mann, Brian Krause, Tohoru Masamune, Lucy Faust and David Jensen.

Haven - Syfy Video: 'Friend or Faux' Sneak Peek Airs Sept 2 '11

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HAVEN - SYFY VIDEO: 'Friend or Faux' Sneak Peek Airs Friday, September 2, 2011 at 10/9C

Watch a sneak peek from the next all-new episode of Haven. Friday at 10/9c.

Violent crimes are traced back to a mild-mannered banker, who seems to have spawned a darker, unhinged copy of himself who is bent on doing things the original won't do for himself. While trying to determine the copy's ultimate mission, Audrey, Nathan and Duke step into a deadly trap.

Guest stars include Cristián de la Fuente.