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Graham Norton Sci-Fi Fest
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Well not quite, but they've announced that their October 15 (UK) sofa guests will include Doctor Who's Jodie Whittaker and Dune's Timothee Chalamet (Paul Atreides).

Two leads from major sci-fi properties might be worth tuning in for. If you weren't going to anyway.

That'll be season 29, episode 4 and Nine's website says we'll be getting season 29 episode 1 on October 6. So maybe expect to see this episode here towards the end of October.

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Discovery on Free to Air
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TV Tonight reports that Star Trek: Discovery Season 1 will air on 10 Bold in October, Sunday 9:25 pm.

It's likely that most sci-fi fans have managed to see it already but if you haven't, here's your chance.

You can also still watch it on Netflix where Season 4 will release in mid November.

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ExeKiller Interview
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GamingBolt interview ExeKiller developers Paradark Studio.

Revealed just last month and with no ETA, there's very little information about the game. 

ExeKiller is a retro futuristic, single player, action adventure game with western vibes. You are a bounty hunter trying to survive in dystopian, post-apocalyptic world.

So this short interview is informative.

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Boba Fett Release Date
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Star Wars: Book of Boba Fett will premiere December 29 on Disney Plus.

The story sees Boba (Temuera Morrison) and Fennec Shand (Ming Na-Wen) from The Mandalorian attempt to claim some of Jabba the Hutt's former territory on Tatooine.

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New TekWar Series / Game
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Deadline report that William Shatner's TekWar is being developed into a new adult animation and mixed-reality series. Audience members will be able to participate in the show and its story through mobiles, tablets or wearabe devices.

Intriguing.

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Babylon 5 Reboot
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The Verge report that CW are developing a Babylon 5 reboot with series creator J. Michael Straczynski as executive producer and writer. Warner Bros provided this description:

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China's Sci-Fi Booming
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Xinhua reports that China's sci-fi industry exceeded 36.3 billion yuan ($7.8 billion AUD) in the first half of this year. It generated 55.1 billion yuan ($11.8 billion AUD) last year.

How does that compare with Australia? That's a mystery. If those figures are publicly available they're not easy to find.

A Xinhua article from a previous year on the same topic included an intriguiging claim from the government / university report.

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Russell T Davies to Return
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In 2023 Russell T Davies will again take the lead as showrunner for the world's longest running sci-fi tv series in its 60th anniversary year. Though he hasn't been completely absent from the franchise and has been writing for other projects.

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Prodigy Character Posters
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Nickelodeon have released 6 posters for characters in Star Trek: Prodigy. Emergency Training Hologram Janeway plus the Delta quadrant brats who find, board and pilot a Federation vessel in the Delta quadrant, five years after Voyager's return to Earth.

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The Future of the ISS
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LiveScience reports on a recent hearing of the US House Space and Technology Subcommittee about the future of the International Space Station. The full hearing can be viewed here.

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