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You need an attitude adjustment, my dear.

They arrived...in 50 Mother Ships... And it will be my pleasure to give it to you.

 

Greetings. Enter the Mother Ship and explore the secrets of the Visitors. But watch out! Diana lurks in every corner, waiting to prey upon you...
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NEW - 08/25/2012

JANE BADLER & MARC SINGER at the Pop Expo in Sydney, Australia!

NEW - 07/30/2012 - Moviemakers Hill & Brand, huge supporters of "V," are headed to South Africa to film their next feature "Kaffir Boy" which tells the epic story of a boy who uses tennis to escape the ghetto and horrors of Apartheid.  Let's help Hill & Brand raise extra funds to bring this great story to the big screen!  Go HERE to donate as little as $1 !  Support our supporters!

NEW - 07/26/2012 - SARAH DOUGLAS (Supreme Cmdr. Pamela from V:TFB) gives a shout out to the "V" fans!  See video HERE! (Thanks Eli!)

NEW - 07/26/2012 - JANE BADLER has been making amazing music with incredible people!  Check out her music videos and upcoming shows HERE!

NEW - 07/26/2012 - FAYE GRANT and husband of 27 years, Stephen Collins, are getting divorced.  Maybe we will see FAYE back on stage!  We wish you both well!

NEW - 06/07/2012 - OMZon! My main PC is finally up and running!  Sorry about the hiatus! Didn't have access to update my page from my laptop!!

NEW - 01/10/2012 - Project Alice has a NEW VIDEO out! - V Forever (A Tribute To Kenneth Johnson)

NEW - 01/10/2012 - CHOOSE YOUR PROJECT ALICE ICON!  Download at http://www.facebook.com/ProjectAliceV



NEW - 12/14/2011 - French Fans! Check out "V" in France!!!

NEW - 12/09/2011 - MORENA BACCARIN is confirmed for the UK convention 'InVasion' May 11-13, 2012!

NEW - 11/24/2011 - 80s V actor KEN OLANDT gives a shoutout to Project Alice!!!

NEW - 11/24/2011 - LAURA VANDERVOORT mentions PROJECT ALICE in this INTERVIEW!

NEW - 11/24/2011 - JANE BADLER & LAURA VANDERVOORT are confirmed for COMIC CON UK in July 6-8, 2012!

NEW - 11/24/2011 - JANE BADLER will be singing in PARIS, FRANCE on Jan. 16 & 21st with the band Mars Avenue!

NEW - 11/24/2011 - JANE BADLER Live at the EG Awards!

NEW - 11/24/2011 - V FANS: Vote for Elizabeth Mitchell (Erica Evans) in this poll!

NEW - 11/17/2011 - Oh no!  SARAH DOUGLAS (Supreme Cmdr. Pamela) had a hip replacement! She is recovering well.  Let's all send her Get Well cards!  Write to:  Sarah Douglas Official, c/o 13 The Close, Hampton Lucy, Warwickshire, CV35 8AY, United Kingdom.

NEW - 11/16/2011 - KOOL TV REVIEW: V - THE COMPLETE SEASON TWO BOX SET (BLU-RAY) by Scott Weller

NEW - 11/11/2011 - LUCAS WOLF (Samuel, V 2009) sent PROJECT ALICE a Video!  See it HERE!

NEW - 11/11/2011

German "V" - Superbox: The Complete Collection [8 DVDs]

 

NEW - 11/02/2011 - LAURA VANDERVOORT (Lisa 1.0 & 2.0) made a VIDEO for PROJECT ALICE!  See it HERE!

NEW - 10/26/2011 - Happy Birthday to our Creator, KENNETH JOHNSON!  We love you, KJ!

NEW - 10/26/2011 - MARK HILDRETH (Joshua "V" 2009) has given a shout out to PROJECT ALICE!  Check it out HERE!

NEW - 10/16/2011 - 'V' SEASON 2 DVD REVIEW!  DVDs come out TUESDAY!!
 

NEW - 10/15/2011

Ilana gets captured at New York Comic Con 2011!

NEW - 10/10/2011 - "V" Season 2 starts today in Germany!  See article HERE. (Thanks Hilmi!)

NEW - 10/08/2011 - JANE BADLER videos a new message for  "V" fans!


Jane Badler & Baby KJ

Jane Badler, Alice Badler, Brian Tosko, ilana

NEW - 10/07/2011 - Check out FAN MADE "V"ideo by Jessy Jess!  A special thank you to Jessy and all involved! We love you!

NEW - 10/07/2011 - TWITTER folk!  Our favorite "V" actors and "V" behind the scenes people are Tweeting away!  Follow them HERE:   , , , , , , , , , ,   , , , #ProjectAlice , #SaveV , #VSeries


NEW - 9/12/2011 - Join us for VEEK WEEK!  It starts this Wednesday!
 Join Project Alice for VEEK WEEK, where we encourage fans from all over the world to write letters to both Warner Brothers & The CW to renew V! Let's see how many letters we can get to land on their desks in the space of a week! Join the event for more details!!!


Ken Johnson, Dominque Dunne, Marin May
David Packer, Michael Durrell, Penelope Windust

Ken Johnson, Michael Durrell, Penelope Windust,
Editor Jack Schoengarth & his wife

Diane Civita

Marc Singer & Evan Kim

NEW - 9/02/2011 - See the documentary of V CON 2000 held in Los Angeles, CA!  I was there, along with Cmdr. Brian Tosko and the stars of "V!"  See the pictures I took HERE!

NEW - 9/02/2011 - Check out this great VIDEO from our friends over at the V French Squadron!!!

NEW - 8/24/2011 - JANE BADLER speaks to fans on BlogTalkRadio! March 26, 2011

NEW - 8/24/2011 - Photographer ALAN MERCER has taken the MOST amazing pics of JANE BADLER + Interview!  Go HERE to be amazed!

NEW - 8/18/2011 - Project Alice has a new network to target!  Find out where to write HERE!  Watch the latest PROJECT ALICE CAMPAIGN VIDEO ANNOUNCEMENT!  Read an article about the new The CW President, Mark Pedowitz HERE The article states: Mark Pedowitz says "Another programming style Pedowitz signaled an interest in is remakes, citing the success of "90210" on CW and Syfy's "Battlestar Galactica." All of Pedowitz's programming interests feed into a desire on his part to put shows on the schedule that both appeal to CW's core demographic while attracting additional age groups as well."

NEW - 8/18/2011 - Check out JANE BADLER's Music Video "Four Corners To My Bed!"

NEW - 8/03/2011 - Project Alice released its first COMIC BOOK!  Be a part of history!  You can print it out!  There's even a black and white version to print out for kids to color!!  Go HERE!

NEW - 8/03/2011 - Check out the Winner of the first PROJECT ALICE VIDEO COMPETITION!  Click HERE to be entertained!

NEW - 8/02/2011 - Farscape creator Rockne S. O’Bannon writes a clash of cultures on V (Thanks Manuel!) (pls note 2/11 date of article)

NEW - 7/27/2011 - Here are some "V" jokes.  If you have one, please visit PROJECT ALICE and post it!

1.  ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUWXYZ. "Where's the V?" "It was cancelled." - 1985

2.  What's the difference between "V" and Michael Jordan?  "V" has air time. (Thanks Stephorn!)
 

NEW - 7/26/2011

Visitor Malcolm Shaw meets up with other Visitors from different Motherships at Comic Con San Diego 2011!

 

NEW - 7/25/2011 - Our beloved "Chris Farber" from V:TFB has an urgent message.  Today, one fan, Steph, has already agreed to have her kidney tested.

MICKEY JONES NEEDS YOUR HELP.  He has entertained, done charitable work, and taken on challenging roles for many decades. However, he is now faced with the biggest role of his life: kidney failure.  

Three days a week and several hours each day Mickey is connected to a dialysis machine. This has prevented him from doing many things he loves and it may eventually take his life. Even with those he knows and his own notoriety, he has been unable to obtain a new kidney. Efforts were made to have his name added to the transplant list at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, however, he is considered too old to get a living kidney. You see our government cuts off all transplants at 75 years of age and Mickey is 70. There is currently a six year wait. So time is of the essence.

Mickey Jones is one of the most compassionate men you will ever meet. He is caring, selfless, and ever-giving of himself, time, and energy. But now it’s time for the tables to be turned. Six of his friends and family have already stepped forward to offer a kidney. However, one by one they were eliminated for various medical reasons. Now we must reach beyond that circle.

This letter is written in urgency and distress. Whether you are a friend, fan or family member, you are reading this because Mickey has touched your life. We need to find a way to make him smile again, a way to help his life return to a level of normalcy, a way to keep him in our lives for as long as possible.

Will you help?  Do you know someone who can help?  Once again, the question is asked: "GOT KIDNEY?" Please spread the word… Email Mickey for more information on how you can be tested.

NEW - 7/23/2011 - Will networks ever wrap up story lines of 'V' and 'The Event'?

NEW - 7/14/2011

Yay!  Pre-order Season 2 HERE!

Release date is October 18, 2011 in the States!

What a cool cover!!

CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO PURCHASE!

 

 

 

NEW - 7/14/2011

JANE BADLER holding up the "V" fingers for the NOH8 Campaign!  If you wish to support NOH8, click HERE to purchase.

NEW - 7/11/2011 - DAVID RICHMOND-PECK (Georgie Sutton) and his wife, Kelly-Ruth Mercier, need our help. Their baby daughter, Piper Rose, has many health issues and has spent more time in the hospital in her short life than at home. If you'd like to donate, please go HERE: DONATE TO HELP PIPER ROSE

NEW - 7/11/2011 - CAST YOUR VOTE!  JANE BADLER & MORENA BACCARIN are up against each other on the Airlock Alpha Portal Awards! People can vote EVERY DAY until the winners are determined.  Click HERE to vote! (Thanks Patrick!)

NEW - 7/11/2011 - Check out the latest pics of JANE BADLER!

NEW - 6/24/2011 - Please join PROJECT ALICE tonight at 8pm EST / 7pm CST for ANDREA's UStream Video Chat!  We will be discussing KEN JOHNSON's movie as well as other delicious "V" tidbits!  Go HERE!

NEW - 6/24/2011 - A.C. CRISPIN EXCLUSIVE!! I'm excited to announce my Exclusive Interview with brilliant "V" novel author, A.C. CRISPIN!  A.C. Crispin's most famous genre work was writing the 1984 novelization of the television miniseries V. She went on to collaborate on two more books in the V series, East Coast Crisis with Howard Weinstein, and Death Tide with Deborah Marshall. Read it HERE!

NEW - 6/23/2011 - JANE BADLER recognizes PROJECT ALICE!  See the video HERE!  Be sure to check out Jane's new music video on her website at http://www.janebadler.com !

NEW - 6/21/2011 - Our very own Showrunner and Executive Producer, SCOTT ROSENBAUM, will be bringing us Pirates to FX!   Scott Rosenbaum to Pen 'Port Royal' FX Pilot

NEW - 6/15/2011

KEN JOHNSON and his lovely wife, SUSIE holding up "V" fingers while on vacation in Montreal this week.

They stayed at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel and stayed in the suite where John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded Give Peace A Chance in June, 1969.

NEW - 6/15/2011 - "V" author A.C. CRISPIN is a PROJECT ALICE supporter!  She just said, "I loved the third Video! You Project Alice folks do such a wonderful, professional looking production! It's amazing! And thank you for the little reference to my V books in the film. I wonder how many folks will spot it? ;-)"

NEW - 6/15/2011 - V Star Recalls 'Tough Ride' to Cancellation, Weighs In on Possible Wrap-Up Movie

NEW - 6/14/2011 - THE 3rd PROJECT ALICE VIDEO PREMIERED! Tell me how you like it!!!!

NEW - 6/14/2011 - JANE BADLER's Death Scene was ranked #19 out of the 23 Most Shocking TV Deaths by Entertainment Weekly!

NEW - 6/14/2011 - Tonight PROJECT ALICE unveils its 3rd video to help save "V!"  Be there at 9pm EST/8pm Central at http://www.facebook.com/ProjectAliceV !

NEW - 6/13/2011

MORENA BACCARIN supports Project Alice, the Save "V" Campaign! Click on the picture to read the Inscription!

NEW - 6/02/2011 - JANE BADLER's new Music Video has been released and it's amazing!  Go see it NOW; click HERE!

NEW - 6/02/2011

Convención WEEKENDTREK CIFICON 2011 (Barcelona).
Sunday, June 19 ·
12:00pm - 1:30pm

SPANISH V SITE (
http://www.vlosvisitantes.com/) es invitada para ofrecer una conferencia en la convención WEEKENDTREK CIFICON 2011:
http://www.weekendtrek.es/

NEW - 6/02/2011 - MORENA BACCARIN has joined the TV series "Homeland." Don't fret people! Lots of actors take work in between while waiting for jobs!  This does NOT mean "V" S3 is a lost cause!  Keep posting your letters to WB & TNT!

NEW - 5/29/2011 - CELEBRATE the 10,000+ mark milestone with PROJECT ALICE on our USTREAM channel at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/john-may-lives-on MONDAY May 30 8pm EST/7pm CST to watch Spokesperson Andrea make good on her promise to DANCE LIVE to "Apache (JumpOn It)." Let's have some fun!

NEW - 5/27/2011 - JANE BADLER continues to be on tour with her singing cabaret!  She's making headlines all over and heading to Paris soon to negotiate European tour! Check out some of her LIVE VIDEOS JANE will be in Brisbane on June 4th to perform at the Cremorne Theatre as part of Twelve Acts of Cabaret. Next stop is Sydney where she gets to meet the vivacious Kerri-Anne Kennerley on Tuesday June 7th where she will be doing a live performance from the album.

NEW - 5/25/2011 - Want to see 8 mins of MORENA BACCARIN at Wizard World's convention this past weekend?  Go HERE!

NEW - 5/25/2011 - From KEN JOHNSON'S website: ""Efforts by Kenny and his producing partners to make the right deal for V The Movie are proceeding well and literally on a daily basis. Conversations are currently evolving with several serious funding sources and there is good reason for fans and supporters of V The Movie to be optimistic" (Thanks cwg!)

NEW - 5/23/2011 - I have just CONFIRMED that TNT's Michael Wright's office is receiving our letters!  They did, however, ask that you stop sending emails as it's become overwhelming.  So please stick to snail mail and continue to post on TNT's message board!!  "WE WANT 'V' ON TNT!"


MORENA BACCARIN &
BABY KJ!

NEW - 5/23/2011 - Read the details and see the pics of MORENA BACCARIN at Wizard World Comic Con NYC 2011!  HERE!

VIDEO - MORENA GIVES A SHOUT OUT TO PROJECT ALICE!

VIDEO - MORENA DISCUSSES PROJECT ALICE ON STAGE AT WIZARD WORLD NYC 2011!

NEW - 5/23/2011 - The V Series: A Post-Mortem article by Jennifer Heddle. (Thanks cwg!)

NEW - 5/20/2011 - Check out this comparison by Huw Turbervill - Old "V" vs. New "V."  V is for Vanquished!

  NEW - 5/20/2011

Old "V" and New "V" is featured is this new book coming out in June 2011 written by Barna Donovan!  (we love Barna's last name, don't we?!)

Fantastic to link our show with a conspiracy book!

This book is coming out just at the right time as we push to have "V" picked up by another network!  Show your support and order this book by clicking on the Amazon link to the left!

NEW - 5/20/2011 - For those of you who prefer a pre-written letter to write to WB and TNT, fans Force Bleue & Jessy Jess have created these WORD DOCS from our Project Alice .jpg Draft Letters. 

NEW - 5/19/2011 - Own a piece of "V" History!  To all "V" fans who might be in Vancouver, BC TUESDAY, MAY 24 -- this is the opportunity of a lifetime.  PLEASE NOTE: This is not discouraging news. Most sets/props/wardrobe are sold after a show finishes because there's just no room to store everything.

“V”
SET DEC/PROPS/WARDROBE SALE

...1 Day only
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
10:00AM to 4:00PM

North Shore Studios
555 Brooksbank Avenue
North Vancouver, B.C.

Stage 8 – Set Dec and Props
Bldg 10, Room 140 – Wardrobe

CASH ONLY

NEW - 5/17/2011 - MORENA BACCARIN will be at BIG APPLE CON in NYC Saturday May 21/22!  You can ask MORENA a QUESTION via the con's YouTube Channel!

NEW - 5/17/2011 - Go to IMDB HERE to vote "V" as a 10!

NEW - 5/17/2011 - Yahoo's TV Section shows a list of cancelled shows.  "V" is listed at Photo 28.

NEW - 5/17/2011 - Check out the PROJECT ALICE video from the Trailer Park Queen herself, JOLENE SUGARBAKER!

NEW - 5/13/2011 -  PROJECT ALICE'S goal has always been to get "V" renewed for a 3rd Season, no matter which network.  Now that ABC has cancelled "V," it's time to continue our plea to WARNER BROTHERS to shop "V" to other interested parties.  After careful consideration and research, the most viable place for "V" to continue is on cable's Turner Network Television (TNT.)  TNT and WB are subsidiaries of Time Warner

With this June's Steven Spielberg alien invasion series "Falling Skies" already given a 2-season summer deal on TNT, with the first season premiering this June 19, TNT taking "V" to pair with it on Sunday nights is a VERY viable plan. They could make it their Alien Invasion Summer Sundays !! (Thank you Patrick J. Gillease for the research and catch phrase!)
 
We need to immediately refocus ALL our Project Alice efforts solely toward the WB execs to pick "V" up on TNT !!! Yes, The CW (which WB also owns) and SyFy can also be targeted, but TNT should be the prime focus, since they picked up "Southland" after NBC canceled it (and SL was a WB-made show as well).

Please continue writing to the 2 WB Execs: Mr. Bruce Rosenblum & Mr. Peter Roth (addresses above), but THIS time, write that you're a part of Project Alice and you want to see TNT pick up "V!"  Snail mail can go to Mr. Michael Wright, Executive Vice President, Head of Programming, C/o TNT, 3500 W. Olive Ave., 15th Floor, Burbank, CA 91505. "We want 'V' on TNT!'

NEW - 5/13/2011 - ABC has CANCELLED "V!"  ABC has CANCELLED "V!" ABC has CANCELLED "V!" Read about it HERE.  Now more than ever we must CONTINUE to write our letters into the WB via PROJECT ALICE!  It's time to have WB shop "V" around to other networks, cable, etc.!  Most networks will now NOT accept "V," however, the ABC ratings for CABLE would be very high!  LET'S DO THIS, PEOPLE!  Join PROJECT ALICE WRITE TO THE 2 WB EXECS!  Post your thoughts on my Message Board!  GO GO GO!!

NEW - 5/09/2011 - The SECOND PROJECT ALICE VIDEO is now live!  It's all about the fans!  Thank you so much for the support!  The actors and crew appreciate it!

NEW - 5/09/2011 - Heard from KEN JOHNSON!  "Numerous heavy-duty meetings with financiers have been and are ongoing every week."

 

NEW - 5/09/2011

"V" written up in Barcelona, Spain's magazine "El Hormiguero!"  They say the original "V" was 1978.  What????!

 

Thanks, Marga!

NEW - 4/24/2011 - Please note PROJECT ALICE is NOT a part of the ABC soap opera boycott.

NEW - 4/11/2011 - SCOTT ROSENBAUM EXCLUSIVE Q&A by Ilana

For the "V" fans!!! 

Special thanks to WB for making this happen! And super thanks to Mr. Rosenbaum THE Man himself!!!

Q: Please explain the daily duties of a Showrunner vs. Executive Producer. How do you have time for both? Also, you’ve done writing. Who makes the decision to have YOU write an episode vs. a different writer? How did you come to partner up with Gregg Hurwitz?

A: The showrunner and the Executive Producer are usually the same person. The Showrunner is essentially the CEO of the TV show. The showrunner oversees every aspect of the production: from the writing, casting, producing, editing, marketing, directing, etc... There are often times other Executive Producers. Some are high level writers. Some are producers who work on the show (like Steve Pearlman).

In regards to having enough time to do it all, you just find the time. I am lucky in that Steve Pearlman (an EP) is someone I trust implicitly with the production and post production of the show. Steve carries a lot of weight for me in these areas allowing me to focus more on writing. Gregg was a writer I hired after I came on board. I had read a pilot of his and liked it. We met and decided to hire him onto the staff as a writer/producer. Gregg had little TV experience but it turned out it was the best hire I ever made as he's been a go to writer on the show from Day 1.

Q: In “V,” it is mentioned there are 538 Motherships (not including the 29 already announced.) Is there a significant reason for the number “538?” Who came up with that number and why?

A: 538 is the number of members of Congress and the Senate. I had government on my mind so I decided on that number as I was polishing the script.

Q: Are there any inside jokes in Season 2? Example: In Season One, an address was 4400 as a “hello” to Joel Gretsch’s previous TV series. If yes, please name a few of the inside jokes that we can look for as we re-watch Season Two.

A: Not really. There are some character names of friends and family but not more than that.

Q: Will there be a Season Two DVD Release and if so, when? Will there be any extras we can look forward to, such as outtakes, audition tapes, voiceovers, etc. Audition tapes would really be cool to see!

A: There will be a season 2 DVD release. I am not sure of the release date yet but I do know that it will be filled with goodies. Lots of outtakes, deleted scenes, special features from the writers, producers and actors, and commentaries.

Q: Please tell us the path you took to rise to Executive Producer. How did you start in showbiz? Is this something you always wanted to do or you just fell into it? Please share any fun or not so fun stories from your very first couple of show biz jobs.

A: I actually started as a staff writer on THE SHIELD. I worked my way up to Executive Producer there. Then I went to CHUCK as an EP. In the middle of Season 3 of Chuck, I was asked by WB brass to take over V. In regards to stories, there are too many to tell. It'd make up a novel. End of the day, hard work and perseverance, mixed with some talent and luck got me where I am.

Q: Do you seek out your next job (i.e. as a contractor?) or do you work for a company that pays you year round and you get asked to work on a show…? How does the process for what you do work?

A: It's different with every job. Sometimes a company will seek you out to run a show. Sometimes there's a show I'm interested in and I'll seek it out. Most writer jobs however are like independent contract work. No guarantees. You work on a show and get paid per episode produced. If the show ends, you stop getting paid. There are some "overall deals" where you're paid a yearly salary but these are rare.

Q: Marco Beltrami is the series music composer. Marco studied under Joe Harnell, who was the composer for “V” The Original in 1983. Was Marco hired because he studied under Joe? I know casting directors usually hire the actors, but who’s in charge of hiring the music director? Were any other musicians being considered?

A: Since I came onboard after Marco was hired, I can't tell you that. However, the showrunner hires the composer (and everyone else on the show) so Scott Peters would've hired Marco. Thank God because he's brilliant.

Lastly, thanks to Project Alice for the support. You are amazing. The entire cast and crew thanks and salutes you!

NEW - 4/11/2011 - DIANA'S LAIR is hosting the first ever "V" QUIZ ONLINE BATTLE!  It will be between two teams who will battle it out but only one will be Victorious. Do you have the knowledge it requires to lead your team to Victory?  There is limited space for the quiz so be sure to check ...back here for the sign up details which will be released very soon. 

NEW - 4/11/2011 - JANE BADLER will be in Paris in June to pursue her dreams of a European tour!  Stay tuned for details!

NEW - 4/09/2011 - SCOTT ROSENBAUM recognizes PROJECT ALICE!  MTV News interviewed Scott!  Read full article HERE!  Overseas see the video HERE!

NEW - 4/06/2011 - Pics from WonderCon2011.  (Thanks popculturegeek.com & Ed Gross!)

NEW - 4/06/2011 - So far I have the following information CONFIRMED.  SCOTT WOLF IS on Hold.  LAURA VANDERVOORT is still UNDER CONTRACT if S3 is a go.  MARC SINGER and JANE BADLER have NOT been placed on hold.  I'm still waiting for confirmation or denial from the other "living" characters.  PLEASE NOTE:  A very wise person told me that just because the actors are "on hold" and/or still "under contractual obligations," it should NOT be taken as a positive OR negative sign that "V" is likely to have a third season.  In other words, do not let this news get your hopes up, even though as fans, we always hope for the best!

 

NEW - 4/06/2011

PRE-ORDER ABC's "V" Season 2 on Blu-Ray! 

Click on the amazon link to order!

NEW - 4/06/2011 - V FANS: I have a task for you all. If you could, PLEASE send in a photo of yourself making the ''Peace sign'' (Which also stands for V) Upload them on Project Alice's wall. All photos will be used to make a slideshow video & nothing else. This is to show some more support & our love for the show. So please tell any other family or friends to join as well. (Group or Single photos would be great)  (Thanks Brady! Words by John May Lives On!)

NEW - 4/06/2011 - Some ELIZABETH MITCHELL articles from WonderCon 2011:

NEW - 4/05/2011

Sticker on the bottom left says:

"Season 2 Coming this Fall"

YAY!!!  (Thanks Brady!)

NEW - 4/04/2011 - I have it on good authority that WB has put the actors on hold!  That means they must save dates to work on "V" if "V" is picked up! I am trying to CONFIRM.

NEW - 4/04/2011 - WARNER BROTHERS gave PROJECT ALICE a shout-out from the podium at WonderCon 2011!!

Read the scoop!  Find out what SCOTT ROSENBAUM and the others said in San Fran over the weekend!

WonderCon 2011: The scoop on what V Season 3 would be … if there is a Season 3

WonderCon 2011: V producer would bring back other 1980s V stars

NEW - 4/04/2011 - Commentator Richard Steven Hack at TVBTN has posted news from WonderCon! (Thanks Patrick!)

NEW - 4/04/2011 - JANE BADLER interviewed in Australia's Q Magazine!

NEW - 4/04/2011 - Link for PROJECT ALICE post on TVBTN by Patrick G!

NEW - 3/30/2011 - THE PROJECT ALICE VIDEO HAS LAUNCHED! WATCH 3/4 TIMES AS NOT TO MISS ANYTHING!  TELL EVERYONE! Masterminded by Eli Cameron & acted by Andrea Smith (John May Lives On!)  Best Boy: Brady!

NEW - 3/28/2011 - Heard from KEN JOHNSON!  "The game plan has always been to get 'V The Movie' made and then...assuming it's successful as we hope it will be...follow it up with 'The Second Generation.'  And yes, I have more than enough material for two sequels.  xxx K"

NEW - 3/28/2011 - THE PROJECT ALICE VIDEO launches in 48 hours!  Let the countdown begin!  Be sure to watch 3 or 4 times to take it all in! Tell your friends!  Visit PROJECT ALICE on FB and on Twitter #ProjectAlice !  You will be blown away!

NEW - 3/28/2011 - MORENA BACCARIN joins the Wizard World Comic Con Tour!  Morena Baccarin is next scheduled to appear at Big Apple Comic Con ‘Spring Edition’ at the Penn Plaza Pavilion May 21-22!  MORENA willalso be at CHICAGO COMIC CON AUGUST 11-12-13-14, 2011 !

NEW - 3/28/2011 - Jane Badler was interviewed on Saturday, March 26 at 2:00 PM PST via NDB Media on BlogTalkRadio.com.  Also, JANE has a newsletter you can sign up for right on her website at http://www.janebadler.com !

NEW - 3/28/2011

Anyone recognize this 1980's "V" Actress?

She's our very own Starchild, Elizabeth Maxwell!  Jennifer Cooke!

Born September 19, 1964

Cooke has retired from acting, but is active in the Urantia Brotherhood/Fellowship. She has been married to Celestial Seasonings co-founder Mo Siegel since 1989.

NEW - 3/28/2011 - Fantastic $$$ breakdown from a "V" fan as to why ABC should renew "V!"  Read below (Thanks Patrick!)

As posted on TVByTheNumbers by Terryjackson1nyc:

  1. I don’t think it’s a fair assumption at all that V has lost money for either ABC or WB. The problem is that, any show’s total take for an entire season does directly correlate to how many shows are aired. If you air more episodes of a hit, you’ll make more money overall; if you air more episodes of a bomb, you’ll lose more. So far, ABC has been betting against V, with its 4 episodes, 8 episodes and then 10 episodes. (I guess this is because sci-fi is hard enough by itself, let alone when it is serialized and doesn’t fit your overall demographic.) Below, though, I’m going to show you why they can keep it. Some of the numbers are from various sources and are may be off here and there. Most numbers are from articles I found in Google news.

    At an average of 1.9, any show without a skyrocketing budget should be able to make money. According to oft-cited numbers on TVBTN, V’s ad rates were $100,000 each this season. That’s probably about right, but I’ve read they were over $120k; I’m still going with that lower number as our starting point to do some math.

    With about 19 minutes of commercials, ABC can air up to 38 30-second ads per episode (they may have run more, since every episode of V this season ran for 61 minutes, meaning another $200,000 can be made that I’m not counting). The shorter, 15 second ads cost more per second, running about $55-60K. If you don’t buy ad time in bulk, these prices can actually double, but, again, I’m assuming the lower, just so you can see how profitable V is at a minimum.

    If half of V’s sellable time is filled by 30 seconds spots and the other half with 15 second ads, you’d have $1.9 million for the longer ones and $2.3 million for the shorter ones. Together, that means V is pulling in $4.2m/episode, more than double what it costs WB to produce them, if the oft-quoted $2m per episode cost is correct. If WB licenses V at 3 million per episode, WB would make a $1m profit for each 42 minute show it licenses to ABC. On the other side of the relationship, ABC would make $1.2 million, which means it is making more off of the show than WB and, therefore, the better end of the deal, as should be the case when you’re selling something meant to be resold. ABC, then, pulled in $12 million for V’s second season. And that is with the smaller figures used to make a point; that $12m/10 episode season could be up to 20% or so less than ABC actual profit.

    By the time V aired this season, ABC’s new shows had all flopped (even the ones that were produced in-house). When V came along, its performance, by comparison and on its own wasn’t at all horrible, especially considering no ad money was spent on V after its third episode ran, sometime around the State of the Union. If anything, the only mistake ABC made with V was not having an 11th episode, which could have aired last week instead of that “best of the movies” special, which earned a 1.6 in V’s place, which was lower than V ever went (though, on the bright side, it probably cost nothing to make).

    V has not bottomed out, as is clear by the fact that its high (2.1 for the season premiere) is only .2 above its average, (which was at 1.9, its average). Since V will be cheaper to produce next year (with fewer stars/regulars; also, the lion’s share of its effects were produced for the finale alone and are reused from episode to episode), WB might lower the licensing, but it shouldn’t have to, since ABC is making more than twice what it is paying for it.

  1. Lots of ABC shows make more money per episode than V does, but only a few of them are scripted. Last year, Desperate Housewives pulled in $5.5m in ads per episode, but, as an in-house show, all of its costs and promotional consideration fell on ABC. With a higher budget than V that is fueled by several multi-million dollar paydays casting alone probably eats up close to half of those revenues, leaving $2.7m/episode, 40% or so of which goes to the production arm of ABC, with the broadcast arm pulling in $1.6-1.8 per episode. That means DH is probably pulling in less than half a million dollars more per episode than V and that difference is going to diminish if/when new contracts are signed in the coming weeks.

    So, ABC can simply license V from WB, leaving its ABC production company to a budget that is already being stretched by the rising costs of its aging hits, as well as the management of a reported dozen or so pilots with as yet undetermined individual budgets. A deal with WB to air 10-13 more episodes of V some time after November, when the season’s overall profitability is determinable, wouldn’t be a bad thing. It should definitely perform better than at least two or three early starters (if the history of any one network is has anything to say). Plus, if Body of Proof fails, they get to have at least one veteran drama that isn’t already a dinosaur.

    V can happen. It can be profitable. ABC has to hedge its bets, yes, but it’s been profitable thus far and stable its entire second season, which is rare for genre and sci-fi (though it isn’t unheard of).

NEW - 3/24/2011 - Variety has an article including ABC's struggle with "V" on the bubble!  Read it HERE.

NEW - 3/23/2011 - Heard from A.C. CRISPIN!  You all remember her as one of THE best authors of the original "V" novels!  A.C. (aka Ann) has joined PROJECT ALICE!  Who's with me on having A.C. Crispin write more "V" novels if we can get a publisher to buy the rights?!

Here's our conversation:

ILANA: "Ann, what a wonderful inspiration to have you join us on Project Alice!  My mom let me stay home from school so I could read the original "V" novel -- I didn't move for 24 hours. Mom had to bring me breakfast, lunch and dinner!"

A.C. CRISPIN: "Wow, ilana, you sure had a nice mom! My mom made me go to school unless I had a fever, or was barfing. ;-)"

NEW - 3/23/2011 - ELIZABETH MITCHELL, MARC SINGER & SCOTT ROSENBAUM will be at WonderCon 2011 in San Francisco, CA on April 1-3!  On Sunday, April 3,ffrom 2:30-3:15 in the Esplanade Ballroom, there will be a "V" Special Video Presentation with Liz, Marc and Scott.    Who's going?!

NEW - 3/23/2011 - JOEL GRETSCH (Father Jack) will be appearing at DragonCon Atlanta Sept 2-5!

Click HERE to see more "V" CONVENTION APPEARANCES!

NEW - 3/23/2011 - "V star Morena Baccarin has claimed that she is optimistic about the show's chances of renewal."  Full article HERE.

NEW - 3/22/2011 - Just got off phone with PAUL LEE's assistant!  She confirmed that Paul (Head of ABC Programming) IS receiving our SAVE V emails and thanks us for our feedback!  Continue to email Paul at paul.lee@abc.com and well as get your traditional snail mail letters into the 2 WB execs listed above!!

NEW - 3/16/2011 - PROJECT ALICE has commenced!  We only have a short time to mail these SNAIL MAIL letters to WB Execs Bruce Rosenblum & Peter Roth.  JOIN ME in our quest to renew "V" -- whether it's on ABC, the CW, SyFy, etc.  You will need to send Bruce and Pete separate letters!  Each one should express your excitement and love for "V" and you MUST mention your letters are part of PROJECT ALICE.  Mail your letters the minute you read this so all the letters arrive within the same timeframe!

Warner Brothers
4000 Warner Blvd.
Building 2, Room 215
Burbank, CA 91522
ATTN: Mr. Bruce Rosenblum
President, Warner Bros. Television Group
Warner Brothers
4000 Warner Blvd.
Building 140, Room 229
Burbank, CA 91522
ATTN: Mr. Peter Roth
President, Warner Bros. Television

NEW - 3/16/2011 -  Quick Take for Tuesday, March 15, 2011, (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

Season Finale of ABC’s “V” is No. 1 in its Time Slot in Men 18-49, Drawing its Biggest Audience in 4 Weeks and Highest Men 18-49 Number Since January

“V” (9:00‐10:00 p.m.) The 2nd season finale of ABC’s “V” posted gains over the prior week in all key Adult and Men demos, attracting the show’s largest overall audience (5.3 million) and its highest Men 18‐34 (1.2/4) and Men 25-54 (2.4/6) numbers in 4 weeks – since 2/15/11. Further, “V” matched its highest rating in Men 18‐49 (2.0/6) since mid‐January – since 1/18/11. The ABC drama ranked No. 1 in the 9 o’clock hour in Men 18-49 (tie), standing as the No. 2 TV show on Tuesday (tie).

NEW - 3/16/2011 - JOIN ME IN PROJECT ALICE TO GET 'V' RENEWED FOR A 3rd SEASON.  WARNER BROTHERS' BRUCE ROSENBLUM & PETER ROTH ARE THE TWO PEOPLE WHO MAKE THE DECISION ON WHETHER TO SAVE THE SHOW, MOVE IT TO THE CW, SYFY, ETC...

The name "Alice" means Truth.  In the vein of Project Aries with the humans wanting to expose the truth, plus the inside joke that Alice is Jane's sister, it's the perfect name for our CAMPAIGN!

I will be posting BRUCE's and PETER's contact information soon.  My friends -- we have a serious job here!!!

NEW - 3/16/2011- According to TVbytheNumbers: "The V season (series?) finale edged up a tenth of a point (6%) vs. last week to a 1.8 adults 18-49 rating."

Show / Network / Rating / Share / Viewers

1 Glee (FOX) 4.0/13 10.8
2 The Biggest Loser (NBC) 2.7/8 8.0
3 Raising Hope (FOX) 2.5/7 6.3
4 NCIS (CBS) 2.2/7 12.5
4 NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) 2.2/6 12.5
6 V (ABC) 1.9/5 5.3
7 Eva Luna (UNI) 1.7/5 4.5
7 Triunfo Del Amor (UNI) 1.7/5 4.3
9 America's Next Great Restaurant (NBC) 1.6/5 4.0
9 Traffic Light (FOX) 1.6/5 3.9
Data provided by Nielsen

NEW - 3/15/2011 - Heard from
SCOTT ROSENBAUM!  "Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your support."  PEOPLE -- PLEASE CONTINUE TO HOUND ABC AND WB for a 3rd season!  Write to ABC's head of programming at paul.lee@abc.com !

NEW - 3/15/2011

"Now that's how you kill your mother."  Anna to Lisa.

(see the tail ?! )

Had an AMAZING time with ALICE BADLER & BRIAN TOSKO (president of the Jane Badler Society) for the finale of "V!"  A fantastic episode filled with surprises even more than the surprises that were leaked!   Alice thought it would be cute if she took pics of our reactions during the show.  See pics below!

Right after the show ended, Brian and I got to speak to JANE BADLER!  Jane told me that during her death scene, she was suspended partway into the air by a crane.  Once the crane needed to go higher, there was a stunt double, and it was also a stunt double when Diana was being thrown to the ground.  What a fantastic death!!


Brian Tosko & Ilana in the "V" Sweatshirts ... a gift from JANE BADLER! These sweatshirts were only offered to cast and crew.  Thank, Jane!!


Brian & Alice seconds before the "V" Finale began.  Alice is wearing JANE BADLER's "V" Zipper Hoodie that Jane wore on set!

NEW - 3/15/2011 - GUESS THE DEATH SCENE


Guess the Death


Guess the Death


Guess the Death

NEW - 3/15/2011 - MEET JANE BADLER : There's a strong possibility Jane can appear at DragonCon in Atlanta Labor Day weekend 2011. Jane's never been and is a much bigger star/draw than MANY of the celebs usually attending DragonCon. PLEASE go to the DragonCon website or call their office to urge them to invite her to their show this year and make all of... our dreams come true. www.dragoncon.org

NEW - 3/11/2011 - KEN JOHNSON responds to the Mothership debate!  Please see the article written below from Patrick J. Gillease on 3/09/2011 which sparked fan Andy to share his ideas.  SEE KJ's RESPONSE AT THE BOTTOM of this post.

ANDY:
There's a wrong assumption in the article that assumes that the landing bays are in the circular indentation.  They're actually spaced outside of there on the underside of the mothership.  There are two landing bays, one above the other spaced inbetween the ships lasers.  Have a look at the following image and you'll see where they are. The indentation is the gravity drive. When we see the landing bays being used, they correspond to the landing bays highlighted in the picture. There are 26 landing bays on the original.
 
PATRICK:
I believe Andy is incorrect. Nobody ever said the areas he pointed to are landing bays. First he says there are only 2, then he says 26. Even his own argument is inconsistent. Plus the landing bays ARE in the circular area. We saw this in the original miniseries.
 
What I think REALLY is going on here is that KJ first depicted the smaller ships coming out of the ring. And I suspect he would say all the landing bays were encircled in there. But by the time he left TFB, they made an actual filming model, which I own, and some design elements were changed and/or enhanced when all they had were matte paintings for the MS in the original.

In the end, Andy and I may BOTH be right. I would ask KJ and see what he says?   We clearly saw a shuttle coming out of the ring in the original mini, so were ALL the landing bays in that ring - at least in HIS original?!

KEN JOHNSON:
We were working so fast and loose when we created the original designs -- literally over a weekend -- I don't think we ever stopped to analyze exactly where all the landing bays would be. There was never any "master blueprint" created such as one can find for Star Trek's Enterprise or The Titanic, etc..--

The first shuttle that appears does emerge from the inside center, however when it returns from the U.N. roof the camera pans it up to a bay entry point that appears to be on the outside perimeter, otherwise we'd see the "inner circle" bending off toward the left side of the frame.
 
Basically, we were working very impressionistically.
 
K

NEW - 3/11/2011 - MORENA BACCARIN Interview on io9 "I studied lizard sex videos on YouTube to prepare to play Anna."

NEW - 3/11/2011 - MORENA BACCARIN Interview with theTVaddict!  Of course, theTVaddict spelled Marc Singer "Mark."  Let's see how long it takes them to fix it.

NEW - 3/11/2011 - LAURA VANDERVOORT (Lisa) is in the March 7-13, 2011 TV Guide on p. 2.ays, "I watch a lot of the TLC network, like Say Yes to the Dress.  When you want to turn your mind off and just relax, it's fun.  And I'm a girl.  It's great to see these women try on dresses and hear their love stories.

NEW - 3/11/2011 - From EW - 'V': The Fifth Column is single-handedly destroying the world

NEW - 3/09/2011 - Heard from KEN JOHNSON!  I asked him the following two questions and he responded!  Thanks, KJ!

IR:  When your new "V" movie is greenlit, how does it work regarding hiring a music composer?  Would you be in charge of that or someone else?
KJ: Me.

IR:  Who decides the main location for filming?  Does it depend on which cities are giving tax breaks at the time?
KJ: 
Me and my producing team.  Yes, combined with the correct look for the picture, plus local crew availability and  and a few other factors.

NEW - 3/09/2011 - Here are some cool insights from my former partner in the 1980's "Quad V" fan club, Supreme Commander Patrick Gillease. He was commenting to me about how one of "V's" most prominent features compares between the two series, specifically the Motherships. Read on.....

In both versions of "V," the signature moment is in the beginning of each saga when the Motherships appear in our skies and take position over their target cities. Of course this was most influential in the original 1983 mini-series because it was the first time we had seen it. It was also riveting in the ABC version, but by then, the impact was less since it had already been done before, and the movie "Independence Day" ripped off "V" with their entire premise years afterwards.
 
The original Motherships were classic in their simplistic and streamlined design: a traditional, perfectly round saucer, aimed after humanity's typical view of what a UFO looks like, only much grander in scale at three miles wide for each. What an imposing presence these 50 ships took on as they flew in from space and hovered over our global cities.
 
ABC's "V" design team decided they wanted to contemporize the Motherships and make them a little more specific, rather than just aping the original saucer design. At first, this annoyed me as a fan, but I quickly grew to appreciate the new Motherships when I read an article about their design cues, which many of you may not know. Each Mothership is fashioned from the head of Earth's Cobra snake since the Visitors are reptiles themselves. The design team rightfully thought that making them look like a genuine reptile would more accurately represent what the V's would design and fly in.
 
From there, the difference between the 2 Mothership designs is more pragmatic. The original Motherships had multiple landing bays, but all of them were congregated in the central circular opening in the underbelly of the ship. This made them all simultaneously vulnerable to an enemy attack. A single Mothership could conceivably have it's entire fleet of skyfighters and shuttles immobilized if an enemy attacked the Landing Bay ring. As such, it was a very bad design. Only the simple, circular nature of the original Motherships wins out in the attack comparison, because nobody could determine where the front and back of the ships were.
 
With ABC's Motherships, the front of each ship is the Cobra's "face", with its "eyes" slanting upwards from the "mouth" of windows on the Bridge. The stern of each ship is another row of windows in the wide-flanked rear, thus making these Motherships more vulnerable to an enemy attack since their bow and stern can be easily detected. Where they have their overall edge is in their underbellies, with not one, but SIX landing bay circles, five of which surround the main opening in the center. Now, an enemy would have to attack multiple openings to try and take out the landing bays and their fighters - something unlikely to happen. Of course, that's assuming that the ABC Motherships even have skyfighters, since after 2 seasons, we have sadly yet to see a single one?!
 
A final comparison can be made with ABC's stealth capabilities for its Motherships, which was something lacking in the original NBC versions. It has been divulged that these new Motherships have the capacity to "cloak" themselves into invisibility, a-la "Star Trek." This was seen in last night's terrific episode when Sid showed Hobbes and Jack the numerous blue energy signatures being given off by the 538 cloaked Motherships hovering in Earth's atmosphere, waiting to attack. This is a far-superior design over the original Motherships and a lethal feature for an enemy.
 
In the end, both Mothership designs have their pros and cons, but I must give the clear winning edge to the new ABC version. A classic is always a classic, but just as they redesigned the "Battlestar Galactica" for the new incarnation of that epic sci-fi show to more accurately reflect a streamlined and improved design for functioning performance, I would say the same has been done with "V" and its Motherships. Now, all we can do is hope that we get to see more of the Motherships in a third season of "V," be it on ABC, The CW, SyFy Channel, or some other venue. Cross your lizard claws !!

NEW - 3/09/2011 -  Please sign the PETITION for a 3rd Season of "V"

NEW - 3/09/2011 - This is possibly a sneak peak at the finale's closing song.  It may be played during Project Aries.  I have NOT confirmed this.

NEW - 3/09/2011 - ABC announces TV shows cancelations and renewals on MAY 17, 2011! (Thanks Patrick!)

NEW - 3/09/2011 - Very clever "V" Fan Parody by Eli !

NEW - 3/09/2011 - V - Episode 2.10 - Mother's Day - Promo - No Subtitles

NEW - 3/09/2011 - V - 2.10 'Mother's Day' - Promo #1 - With Subtitles

NEW - 3/09/2011 - SCOTT WOLF (Chad Decker) Interview.  Click HERE!

NEW - 3/09/2011 - Fascinating numbers from TVBTN (Thanks Patrick!)

Season One:
 
V (Series premiere) (11/3/09): 5.2 rating/14.30 million viewers
V (11/10/09): 3.8 rating/10.70 million viewers
V (11/17/09): 3.1 rating/9.26 million viewers
V (11/24/09): 3.1 rating/9.20 million viewers
**4 month hiatus**
V (3/30/10): 2.8 rating/7.03 million viewers
V (4/6/10): 2.4 rating/6.02 million viewers
V (4/13/10): 2.2 rating/5.61 million viewers
V (4/20/10): 2.2 rating/5.81 million viewers
V (4/27/10): 1.9 rating/4.87 million viewers
V (5/4/10): 2.1 rating/5.37 million viewers
V (5/11/10): 2.3 rating/5.69 million viewers
V (Season finale) (5/18/10): 2.1 rating/5.46 million viewers
 
Season Two:
 
V (Season premiere) (1/4/11): 2.1 rating/6.59 million viewers
V (1/11/11): 1.9 rating/5.77 million viewers
V (1/18/11): 2.0 rating/5.70 million viewers
**week off**
V (2/1/11): 1.7 rating/5.29 million viewers
V (2/8/11): 1.8 rating/5.40 million viewers
V (2/15/11): 1.9 rating/5.43 million viewers
V (2/22/11): 1.9 rating/5.14 million viewers
V (3/1/11): 1.8 rating/5.04 million viewers
V (3/8/11): 1.7 rating/4.94 million viewers
V (season/series? finale)(3/15/11): ??
 
Comparable Season Averages:
 
2009-2010 V season average: 2.77
2009-2010 V season average (post-hiatus): 2.25
2010-2011 V season average (to date): 1.87

NEW - 3/09/2011 - Even though last night's "V" was an incredible episode, V was down 6% to a 1.7 adults 18-49 rating tying its series low for a regular original episode.

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Variety's TV Morning Report
03/09/11
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Show / Network / Rating / Share / Viewers

1 Glee (FOX) 4.6/14 12.0
2 The Biggest Loser (NBC) 2.9/8 8.1
3 Raising Hope (FOX) 2.8/8 6.8
4 NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) 2.6/7 13.4
5 NCIS (CBS) 2.3/7 13.4
6 V (ABC) 1.7/5 4.9
7 Eva Luna (UNI) 1.7/5 4.6
8 Triunfo del Amor (UNI) 1.5/4 4.1
9 Traffic Light (FOX) 1.5/4 3.8
10 The Good Wife (CBS) 1.3/4 8.3
Data provided by Nielsen

NEW - 3/09/2011 - ELIZABETH MITCHELL & (who appears to be) CHARLES MESURE holding hands at a NYC landmark called Serendipity 3. (Thanks Dani!)

NEW - 3/09/2011 - DAVID RICHMOND-PECK (Georgie) and his wife, Kelly-Ruth Mercier, just adopted a beautiful baby girl named Piper Rose!  A huge congratulations from all the "V" fans, David and Kelly!

NEW - 3/09/2011 - GRETA BLACKBURN's (Lorraine) birthday was yesterday.  Next year marks THE BIG BIRTHDAY!  Greta likes to have a healthy, good time, so I'm expecting her to throw a huge bash next year!  GRETA is the co-author of the new book The Immortality Edge (Dec. 2010). Check it out! From GRETA: "To all who sent me birthday regards, I am humbled by your attention and support. I can't thank ALL of you enough and wish there were enough hours in the day to reply to each and everyone of you with a LONG, heartfelt thanks but hopefully this will suffice ! THANK YOU!!!"

NEW - 3/09/2011 - MARCH 15, 2011 is the last episode of S2 of "V" with guest star MARC SINGER ("Beastmaster" and some other scifi show from the 80s... what was it called?  It was about lizards from outer space.)  Plus JANE BADLER in a homage to V:TS -- wearing a white dress!  Can't wait!

V: Mother's Day -- SEASON FINALE (3/15)

ANNA IS FOCUSED ON LISA BREEDING WITH TYLER FOR THE Vs' EVOLUTION, WHILE DIANA AND THE FIFTH COLUMN LOOK TO END ANNA'S CONTROL, ON THE SEASON FINALE OF ABC'S "V." Marc Singer Guest Stars

"Mother's Day" - Anna is focused on having Lisa breed with Tyler to ensure the evolution of the Visitors, while Erica and Diana enlist Lisa to stage a coup against Anna and remove her from power before humanity is destroyed. Erica and the Fifth Column join Lisa in the attempted coup, which has devastating results, on the shocking Season Two finale of "V," TUESDAY, MARCH 15 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on ABC.  Also in the episode, Marc Singer, who played freedom fighter Mike Donovan on the original "V" series, will guest star as Lars Tremont, a member of a top secret organization of high-ranking military and government leaders from around the globe who have long suspected that the Visitors are very much not here in peace.

"V" stars Elizabeth Mitchell as Erica Evans, Morris Chestnut as Ryan Nichols, Joel Gretsch as Father Jack, Charles Mesure as Kyle Hobbes, Logan Huffman as Tyler Evans, Laura Vandervoort as Lisa, with Morena Baccarin as Anna and Scott Wolf as Chad Decker.

Guest stars include Jane Badler as Diana, Marc Singer as Lars Tremont, Roark Critchlow as A.D. Paul Kendrick, Jay Karnes as Chris Bolling, Mark Hildreth as Joshua, Christopher Shyer as Marcus, Martin Cummins as Thomas.

"Mother's Day" was written by Scott Rosenbaum & Gregg Hurwitz and directed by Bryan Spicer.

"V" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-14,S,V parental guideline.

For more information on "V," please visit ABC.com and become a fan of the show on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/V. You can also follow "V" on Twitter: @V_ABC.



NEW - 2/22/2011 - Keck's Exclusives: V's Finale Bloodbath - TV Guide

Leapin' lizards! V's March 15 season finale will kill off up to one-third of its cast! With only central characters Anna (Morena Baccarin) and Erica (Elizabeth Mitchell) safe, executive producer Scott Rosenbaum says two or "possibly even three" of the following actors have been let go: Scott Wolf (Chad), Logan Huffman (Tyler), Morris Chestnut (Ryan), Joel Gretsch (Father Jack), Laura Vandervoort (Lisa) and Jane Badler (Diana). Hoping the bold move will get him a third-season renewal from ABC, Rosenbaum says he chose his victims based on "what would be most devastating for the characters I want to continue." 
"People are going to be shocked," promises Laura, sounding as if she made the cut. "When we read the script there was initially shock, then sadness." So who got the ax? Considering Laura says the firings were like "seeing your son go off to college or grandma passing," I'm guessing college-age Tyler, Granny Diana and underused Chad may not be long for this world.

But V isn't waiting until the big deaths to amp up the drama. The show is about to revive the original '80s miniseries' parallels to Nazi Germany. In the March 1 episode, Anna unveils a machine that extracts Earthlings' most attractive DNA traits (beauty, fertility, immunity, strength, intelligence) as part of her plan to breed an interplanetary Master Race, while annihilating those she deems inferior. "There is obviously a comparison to Hitler," says Laura. "I think it makes for good television, but I don't know how I feel about it. It's a good thing to remember the past, but it's creepy and not easy to think about."

NEW - 2/22/2011 - V: Devil in a Blue Dress (3/8)

ANNA IS ABOUT TO POWER UP EARTH'S FIRST BLUE ENERGY REACTOR -- IS IT GOOD OR BAD FOR HUMANS? -- AND DIANA TELLS LISA TO FULFILL HER DESTINY, ON ABC'S "V"

"Devil in a Blue Dress" - Anna is about to pull the switch on the planet's first Blue Energy reactor, but Sid realizes that the size of the reactor is much too large for just the various Concordia sites - the Fifth Column needs to figure out what Anna is really up to. And Diana tells Lisa she must act against Anna now, fulfill her destiny and save humans from annihilation, on "V," TUESDAY, MARCH 8 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on ABC.

"V" stars Elizabeth Mitchell as Erica Evans, Morris Chestnut as Ryan Nichols, Joel Gretsch as Father Jack, Charles Mesure as Kyle Hobbes, Logan Huffman as Tyler Evans, Laura Vandervoort as Lisa, with Morena Baccarin as Anna and Scott Wolf as Chad Decker.

Guest stars include Jane Badler as Diana, Roark Critchlow as A.D. Paul Kendrick, Mark Hildreth as Joshua, Ona Grauer as Kerry Eltoff, Christopher Shyer as Marcus, Bret Harrison as Dr. Sidney Miller, Martin Cummins as Thomas.

"Devil in a Blue Dress" was written by Hans Tobeason and directed by Ralph Hemecker.

NEW - 2/22/2011- V: Uneasy Lies the Head (3/1)

ERICA TAKES CHARGE OF THE GLOBAL FIFTH COLUMN, AND ANNA MOVES CLOSER TO HER GOAL OF DESTROYING HUMANITY, ON ABC'S "V"

"Uneasy Lies the Head" -- Erica, now officially in charge of the global Fifth Column, leads them in a high risk attack against Anna. Anna meanwhile, growing closer in her plan to destroy humanity, finds a major obstacle in a certain Live Aboard candidate; and Ryan sneaks back onto the Mothership to try and rescue his daughter, on "V," TUESDAY, MARCH 1 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on ABC.

"V" stars Elizabeth Mitchell as Erica Evans, Morris Chestnut as Ryan Nichols, Joel Gretsch as Father Jack, Charles Mesure as Kyle Hobbes, Logan Huffman as Tyler Evans, Laura Vandervoort as Lisa, with Morena Baccarin as Anna and Scott Wolf as Chad Decker.

Guest stars include Jane Badler as Diana, Mark Hildreth as Joshua, Ona Grauer as Kerry Eltoff, Christopher Shyer as Marcus, Bret Harrison as Dr. Sidney Miller, Martin Cummins as Thomas.

"Uneasy Lies the Head" was written by Cameron Litvack & Gregg Hurwitz and directed by Jeff Woolnough.

NEW - 2/21/2011 - TV By The Numbers does a cool "V" analysis. (Thanks Patrick!)

NEW - 2/21/2011 - Canada's upcoming Constellation Awards - VOTE FOR "V"!  Let's bombard them!  Click HERE. (Thanks Sue!)

NEW - 2/21/2011 - JANE BADLER's first music video has been released!  Four Corners To My Bed. From Jane: "I had so much fun making the video to Four Corners to my Bed. Hope you like!!"  Meanwhile, David Barron did a radio interview with Jane.  See it HERE!

NEW - 2/21/2011 - "V" compared to "Fringe?"  I don't THINK so!  A recent article at AfterEllen written by Heather Hogan states "If V starts making you doze, you can replace it with Fringe."  Let's get two things clear:  I'm sure you can all agree with me, especially after last week's episode, that "V" doesn't make you fall asleep.  And as much as I hear how great "Fringe" is, it can NOT be compared to our show.  On a happy note, we all love AfterEllen and Heather Hogan, as well as everyone else who contributes to the AfterEllen site.  Because of AfterEllen & AfterElton, we have become more aware of gay/lesbian/bi/trans issues in entertainment!

NEW - 2/15/2011 - In the city with the kids for Fashion Week. Will post the overnight ratings on my Facebook page when they come in!  Will update this site when back home.

NEW - 2/15/2011 - Heard from LUCAS WOLF (Samuel.)  He's doing great and is sorry his character of Samuel never made it to Season 2, but is happy that he was a part of "V!"

NEW - 2/15/2011 - Sign this petition to get S3!!  http://www.petitionspot.com/petitions/vseason3/

NEW - 2/15/2011 - Just got a shout out from "V" background actor HERBERT SOMMERFELD! "ilana -- Hope things are going well with you."

NEW - 2/15/2011 - (Thanks Patrick!)

Top Sci-Fi Genre Shows, Feb. 6 -- this week. (previous week) show name, rating/share [Audience Loyalty Index rating - (percentage of audience returning week after week)]
 
1. (1)   V (ABC)    3.2/5    [86.5]
2. (-)   No Ordinary Family (ABC)    3.1/5    [70.2]
2. (1)   Chuck (NBC)    3.1/5    [88.8]
4. (3)   The Cape (NBC)    2.7/4    [86.8]
5. (4)   Fringe (Fox)    2.2/4    [91.7]
6. (5)   Vampire Diaries (CW)    1.7/3    [92.9]
7. (6)   Smallville (CW)    1.4/2    [88.0]
8. (7)   Supernatural (CW)    1.1/2    [81.9]

NEW - 2/15/2011 - Article about V from a Catholic perspective.  Catholics, Nazis, and Rat-Eating Aliens: A Look at the TV Series "V" (Thanks Dan!)

NEW - 2/15/2011 - JANE BADLER sings in a "V" Parody on El Hormiguero - El musical de V .  YOU MUST WATCH THIS! IT'S TOO FUNNY!   Someone please translate to English for me!  Watch the FULL INTERVIEW HERE!  (Thanks Joseph, Jeremy & Marga!)

NEW - 2/15/2011 - Everyone remember to write to ABC's Head of Programming PAUL LEE!  We want Season 3!  We want Season 3!  Make it SHORT and SWEET, nothing more than 3 lines of email.  Go go go!  paul.lee@abc.com
 

NEW - 2/15/2011

Avec Jane Badler ŕ TF1, le 31 janvier 2011

JANE BADLER w fan ALLAN COLPAERT

Even this new "V" fan knows how to hold up proper "V" fingers!  Eerie red background color -- perfect!

Read a REVIEW of JANE's new music CD "Tears Again!"  Visit JANE'S site at http://www.janebadler.com !

 


MARIN MAY's New Haircut 2/12/2011
The Straight Look

NEW - 2/13/2011

Do you prefer MARIN MAY with CURLS or STRAIGHT hair?
Curls!
Straight!
She's so sexy, either way is fine.
Who the hell is Marin May??
  
pollcode.com free polls

The Natural Curly Look
MARIN MAY TIDBITS

* Remembers that FAYE GRANT kept popping breath mints during the mouth-to-mouth resuscitation scene.
* Easily cries when asked about love. (she's probably crying just reading this line.)
* Has a gorgeous son named Zach & a dog named Charlie.
* Recently moved to a different neighborhood so ilana couldn't stalk her.  That lasted all of 30 seconds.
* Worked as a waitress in her younger years.
* Likes Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass & Classical music
* Is a health food freak
* Is into charity organizations
* Doesn't currently identify with any one particular religion
* Is getting a kick out of this Poll & List. Now she's chuckling.
* Has kissed males & females and has a TV sister who's kissed reptiles
* Likes to hike
* Will email ilana immediately after reading this

COMING SOON:- IN DEPTH &  EMOTIONALLY DISTURBING INTERVIEW WITH MARIN MAY & ILANA.

 

NEW - 2/11/2011 - February 15th's episode is titled "Siege."  Anna wants to wipe out the Fifth Column with Ryan's help.  Father Travis asks Jack to leave the church.  Lisa meets her grandmother for the first time.

PRESS RELEASE - ENTERTAINMENT - V: Birth Pangs (2/22)
ERICA HEADS TO HONG KONG HOPING TO STRIKE A BLOW
AGAINST ANNA, ON ABC'S "V"
 
"Birth Pangs" -- Erica, seeking revenge against Anna, heads to Hong Kong to carry out a mission to strike a lethal blow against Anna.  Meanwhile, Anna learns that Tyler's phosphorous level is too low - even after the Red Rain -- and he might become useless to her; and Lisa and Diana bond, beginning to form an alliance against Anna, on "V," TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on ABC.

"V" stars Elizabeth Mitchell as Erica Evans, Morris Chestnut as Ryan Nichols, Joel Gretsch as Father Jack, Charles Mesure as Kyle Hobbes, Logan Huffman as Tyler Evans, Laura Vandervoort as Lisa, with Morena Baccarin as Anna and Scott Wolf as Chad Decker.

Guest stars include Jane Badler as Diana, Samantha Ferris as Felicia Castro, Scott Hylands as Father Travis, Zak Santiago as John Fierro, Mark Hildreth as Joshua, Marny Eng as Dr. Veena Rai.

"Birth Pangs" was written by Cathryn Humphris and directed by David Barrett.

"V" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-14,V parental guideline.

For more information on "V," please visit ABC.com and become a fan of the show on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/V. You can also follow "V" on Twitter: @V_ABC.

NEW - 2/09/2011 - MORENA BACCARIN on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night!  She's so funny!  See the video PART 1 HERE and PART 2 HERE.

NEW - 2/09/2011 - JANE BADLER was not edited out of last night's show.  It was the only episode she wasn't written into.

NEW - 2/09/2011

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Variety's TV Morning Report
02/09/11
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Show / Network / Rating / Share / Viewers

1 Glee (FOX) 4.5/12 11.5
2 NCIS (CBS) 4.2/12 20.3
3 NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) 3.5/9 17.1
4 The Biggest Loser (NBC) 3.0/8 8.4
5 Raising Hope (FOX) 2.8/8 6.8
6 The Good Wife (CBS) 2.2/6 11.8
7 Parenthood (NBC) 1.9/5 5.2
7 Traffic Light (FOX) 1.9/5 4.6
9 V (ABC) 1.8/5 5.4
10 Triunfo del Amor (UNI) 1.7/5 4.4
Data provided by Nielsen

NEW - 2/09/2011 - 'V' to end on cliffhanger? Article by Morgan Jeffery, TV Reporter

"The season season of V will end on a cliffhanger, reports suggest.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the show's writing team have decided to leave several story arcs unresolved, despite the show's middling ratings.

The most recent episode of the sci-fi drama attracted 5.7m viewers, considerably down on the 14.3m that watched the series premiere in late 2009 but only slightly below the 5.83m that watched the first season finale in May.

ABC is expected to monitor ratings for the remainder of the second season before deciding on the show's future. The network will likely make a final decision in May.

Executive producer Steve Pearlman previously insisted that a third season of V is still a possibility, while series star Elizabeth Mitchell (Erica Evans) stated that the upcoming season finale is "not a wrap-up" for the show."

NEW - 2/09/2011 - SLIDESHOW of Charles Mesure and Elizabeth Mitchell in 'Uneasy Lies the Head' episode of V

NEW - 2/09/2011 - INTERVIEW with SCOTT ROSENBAUM's assistant, AMY BAACK by The Bitter Script Reader.

NEW - 2/02/2011 - Not looking so good this week...down 15%, a series low, according to TV By the Numbers.

==================================
Variety's TV Morning Report
02/02/11
==================================

Show / Network / Rating / Share / Viewers

1 NCIS (CBS) 4.6/12 22.7
2 NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) 3.8/9 17.8
3 The Biggest Loser (NBC) 3.3/8 9.2
4 The Good Wife (CBS) 2.2/6 12.1
4 Parenthood (NBC) 2.2/6 6.2
6 Million Dollar Money Drop (FOX) 1.8/4 5.1
7 V (ABC) 1.7/4 5.2
7 Glee (FOX) 1.7/4 4.9
7 Triunfo del Amor (UNI) 1.7/4 4.3
10 Eva Luna (UNI) 1.6/4 4.3
Data provided by Nielsen

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Buy the V:TO DVD Region 1 HERE
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NEW "V" T-SHIRTS available NOW so place your order now and wear it proudly!

"V": The Convention Happenings!
Updated 12/6/00 - (click above)
I Met...updated 5/09/2009 - with Marin May, Blair Tefkin, Richard Herd, Jane Badler, Judson Scott, Marc Singer

Get your copy of Jane Badler and June Chadwick from the convention!  Email me at lizard.lady@mindpulse.com 

"V": The Convention Happenings!
Updated 1/29/01 - (click above)

9/18/00 - Just got home from the "V" convention! Watch this space for updates, amazing photos, and stories!

KEEP CHECKING BACK FOR MORE EXCITING CONVENTION TALES & PICTURES

The Cast of "V"
l-r: June Chadwick, Judson Scott, Blair Tefkin, Mickey Jones, Marin May, Ken Johnson's head, Jane Badler, Richard Herd, David Packer, Frank Ashmore, Andrew Prine, 9/16/00, Los Angeles

New batch of JANE BADLER AUTOGRAPHED 8x10 pictures just came in!  Limited supply, so order yours NOW.  This is a shot of Diana holding the laser gun toward the camera.  $20/each + shipping.  lizard.lady@mindpulse.com 

As President of the now-on-hiatus "Quad 'V' Fan Club," I plan on sharing my experiences here with you. I have met and/or interviewed Jane Badler, Faye Grant, Marc Singer, Andrew PrineRobert Englund, Jeff Yagher, June Chadwick, Thomas Hill, Howard Weinstein, Hansford Rowe, Mickey Jones, David Packer and Frank Ashmore. Read about  Jennifer Cooke and  ShadowCon X, the only convention dedicated to "V"!  As time progresses, I will be telling the tales of what happened. If you are as HUGE a fan as I am, then these stories should definitely peak your interest!   Click on I Met !

DOUBLE DISCOUNT TO ALL MY "V" FRIENDS!
I'm giving out a DOUBLE DISCOUNT at http://www.BurntlogGifts.com ! From NOW until DEC. 31 (Jane Badler's birthday,) at checkout, enter coupon code "ilanaV" (heh) for a 20% discount on anything over $50 USD! I cannot ship overseas, my friends, so if you must order something, please email me directly and we'll figure something out. Happy Shopping!
OMZon this is too exciting!



AVAILABLE:  Original Red Dripping "V" and "V:TSG"
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V: THE SECOND GENERATION CAMPAIGN
THE CAMPAIGN STARTED SUNDAY, OCT. 19, 2003.
WE GOT A RE-IMAGINE SERIES BY WB/ABC!
LET'S ALSO WORK ON V:TSG THE MOTION PICTURE

At long last, my Online Stores are...well, online!  From Video Games to Travel, click here to see what's now available to you!

Come aboard the New York Mothership !! Patrick Gillease is now the proud owner of two actual "V" props from the show.  Click HERE to see the Mother Ship and the Skyfighter!  Also, Paolo from Italy has acquired one of the "V" masks!  Same page!

Order your Gifts Early!
Most of you know I sell Gifts & Collectibles.  My brand new Gift Catalog is online at http://www.BurntlogGifts.com !! SHOPPING ONLINE WAS NEVER THIS EASY! email me at lizard.lady@mindpulse.com

I now have a few banners for linking purposes to my website.  Feel free to grab them for your site. Go HERE

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