Sci Fi Fidelity



Mike and Dave turn up the volume on sci fi, fantasy, comics, and horror-themed television shows that deserve your attention and share monthly interviews from those behind all of your favorite series.


  • SFF15: Legion, The 100, Ruth Bradley (Humans)

    08/03/2017 Duración: 01h07min

    In the March 2017 edition of our podcast, we discuss as our Super Six topic what we enjoy seeing and what really doesn't work in season and series finales with examples from current and canceled shows.Show topics this month include a look at the first half of the opening season of Legion on FX, which began its run on February 8, as well as a spoiler-filled discussion of the first five episodes of The 100 season 4, which started on The CW on February 1.Our interview segment is with Ruth Bradley, who plays DI Karen Voss on the British import Humans, which is in the middle of its second season on AMC that began on February 13.Timecodes: Finale Discussion - 2:20 Legion - 19:31 The 100 - 37:15 Humans Interview - 53:46   See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF14: The Magicians, Colony, Naren Shankar (The Expanse)

    07/02/2017 Duración: 01h15min

    In the February 2017 edition of our podcast, we continue with our "Super Six" discussion topic. This month we're debating which apocalypses we would least mind having to live in if we had to. We're calling it "Apocalypse Now."Show topics this month include a pair of sophomore seasons. First, we'll go into The Magicians, which began its second run on January 25 on Syfy. Then we'll discuss the appropriately apocalyptic Colony, which started its season 2 on January 12 on the USA Network.Our interview segment is with The Expanse showrunner, Naren Shankar, who shares with us his unique vision for this space drama, also in its second season on Syfy as of February 1.Timecodes Apocalypse Now - 2:20 The Magicians - 28:45 Colony - 41:38 The Expanse Interview: 59:03   See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF13: Travelers, Emerald City, Sera Gamble (The Magicians)

    12/01/2017 Duración: 01h10min

    In the January 2017 edition of our podcast, we begin our new discussion format for the year: the "Super Six," in which we each pick 3 exemplars from a chosen category. This month's topic: spaceships as characters we've loved.Show topics this month include Travelers, which dropped all 12 of its episodes on Netflix on December 23, and Emerald City, the modern take on Oz which just began its run on January 6 on NBC. Both shows are in their first but hopefully not their last season.Our interview segment this week is with The Magicians executive producer and showrunner Sera Gamble, who gives a wonderful preview of what we can expect when the show begins its second season on Syfy on January 25.The "Making of Emerald City" video mentioned in the podcast can be found here.Timecodes Spaceship Characters - 3:34 Travelers - 27:20 Emerald City - 43:31 The Magicians Interview - 57:40  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus Interview: Tim Davies (Trollhunters)

    22/12/2016 Duración: 16min

    In this special interview edition of Sci Fi Fidelity, we speak with famed conductor and orchestrator Tim Davies about his composing debut on Guillermo del Toro's Trollhunters animated series on Netflix.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF12: The Librarians, The Man in the High Castle, Eric McCormack & Brad Wright (Travelers)

    13/12/2016 Duración: 01h33s

    In the December edition of our podcast, we discuss the role of androids in science fiction and how they reflect the human condition. Examples from Westworld, Star Trek, Agents of SHIELD, Battlestar Galactica, Humans, and many more are used to illustrate the themes of consciousness and sentience (see also 11 Androids on Television).Show topics this month include The Librarians on TNT, which recently began its third season with more Noah Wyle and an added protagonist in Vanessa Williams, and The Man in the High Castle on Amazon Prime, which drops its second season of 10 episodes on December 16 (see also spoiler-free review).Our interview segment this week is with actor Eric McCormack and producer Brad Wright from Travelers on Netflix, which has its debut on Netflix on December 23.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF11: Black Mirror, Mars, Dirk Gently, Simon Barry & Kelly Overton (Van Helsing)

    08/11/2016 Duración: 01h13min

    In the November edition of our podcast, we skip the traditional discussion topic to share a triple line-up of television shows, two of which we're currently enjoying and one of which will be beginning soon. We also did this to accommodate our double interview - a super-sized podcast all around!First in the lineup is Black Mirror, which Netflix picked up for season 3 and 4; we break down the season 3 premiere. Then we preview Mars on Nat Geo, a hybrid fiction/non-fiction exploration of the challenges of colonizing the red planet. We round things off with a discussion of the series premiere of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency on BBC America, a zany look at investigating crimes in which everything, no matter how strange, is connected.Our interview segment revisits Van Helsing as it wraps up its first season. We chat with the female lead, Kelly Overton, and the show's executive producer, Simon Barry, and get some inside information on the mythology of the vampire show.  See for

  • SFF10: Westworld, Channel Zero, David Ajala (Falling Water)

    12/10/2016 Duración: 01h06min

    In the October edition of our podcast, we discuss what viewer expectations are and perhaps should be when watching a TV show based on a book, on a movie, or on comics. While opinions differ, are people generally more accepting of adaptations and under what circumstances?Show topics this month include HBO's Westworld which has come out of the gate a genre fan favorite, and the complexities of this remake illustrate the earlier discussion topic nicely. We also talk about Syfy's new horror anthology series, Channel Zero, the "creepypasta" adaptation which starts this week.And our interview is with David Ajala, who stars in USA Network's new mind-bending thriller, Falling Water, which also started its first season this month.Link mentioned in the podcast: Kris Straub's Candle Cove on which Channel Zero is based.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF09: Fall Genre TV Lineup, Jason Gallagher (Z Nation)

    13/09/2016 Duración: 01h54s

    In the calm before the fall season storm, Sci Fi Fidelity takes a break from its regular show discussions to preview the genre offerings that are coming in droves over the next few months. The hosts break down what you'll be able to choose from on each night of the week and share their personal recommendations.With the appearance of several sci-fi comedies, a debate develops over whether shows like The Good Place, Son of Zorn, and Making History qualify as genre fare. Geek television has already accommodated comics-based shows in addition to sci-fi, fantasy, and horror, so why not one more?This month's interview is with composer Jason Gallagher, who wrote the soundtrack for the fun zombie romp on Syfy, Z Nation.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF08: Van Helsing, Stranger Things, Anne Heche & James Tupper (Aftermath)

    06/09/2016 Duración: 01h30s

    What’s with time travel showing up all over television this fall? The hosts of Sci Fi Fidelity try to track down the reasoning behind this science fiction sub-genre suddenly going mainstream. With shows like Timeless, Time After Time, Travelers, and Making History coming to big networks in the coming season, will stories about changing history catch on with general audiences, and will the concept be watered down such that it ruins the appeal for hardcore sci-fi fans?The highlighted shows this month are Van Helsing, a Syfy show coming in September which has an uphill battle overcoming preconceptions about it being The Walking Dead with vampires, and Stranger Things, the Netflix 80’s nostalgia addiction that has been the talk of the summer. The guys discuss what makes each show work for the audience at which they’re each aimed.The interview segment this month brings to the forefront another upcoming fall show on Syfy called Aftermath, which stars Anne Heche and James Tupper as parents of a family trying to surv

  • SFF07: Penny Dreadful, Killjoys, Joseph Mallozzi (Dark Matter)

    06/09/2016 Duración: 01h02min

    With San Diego Comic Con on the horizon, the hosts of Sci Fi Fidelity take some time to discuss the importance of conventions both to the creative talent behind everyone’s favorite television shows and to the fandom they serve. What do they get out of the experience, both financially and personally? Why do people go to conventions in the first place?The shows up for discussion this month are Penny Dreadful, a Showtime series that sadly ended its run this summer, and Killjoys, a space drama on Syfy that weaves a nicely complex culture and inhabits it with interesting and genuinely likable characters.Killjoys’ companion series on Syfy is another spacefaring show called Dark Matter, and this month’s interview is with Dark Matter’s showrunner, co-creator, and executive producer, Joseph Mallozzi. He shares some of the vision behind the creation of the show as well as what viewers can expect from season 2.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF06: Outlander, Preacher, Blake Neely (The Flash)

    06/09/2016 Duración: 53min

    For the June edition of Sci Fi Fidelity, Mike and Dave are changing the format to make the podcast more topical. The main discussion centers around the pros and cons of showrunners participating in fandoms on social media, and the guys line up on opposite sides of the argument. With recent fervor over fandom being broken, opinions are shared as to the veracity of that assertion.The new approach for show discussions has the hosts each selecting a show that they're currently enjoying and highlighting the current story in the most recent episodes. This month, Outlander and Preacher tae center stage and get glowing recommendations. The hosts also talk about the shows they're reviewing here on Den of Geek and what's on the horizon for future viewing.The featured interview this month is with Blake Neely, composer of the soundtracks for Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, and Legends of Tomorrow among other things in his TV and film music resume.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus Interview: Charlie Clouser (Wayward Pines)

    06/09/2016 Duración: 14min

    In this bonus interview, we talk to Charlie Clouser, composer of the Wayward Pines soundtrack, about some of the things we can expect to see - and hear - in season 2.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF05: Orphan Black, 12 Monkeys, Emily Hampshire (12 Monkeys)

    06/09/2016 Duración: 01h08min

    Mike and Dave can’t think of anything bad to say about Orphan Black on BBC America or 12 Monkeys on Syfy, both of which began their seasons in April. With Orphan Black entering its fourth season, Tatiana Maslany's ability to play a whole host of characters never ceases to impress, and the conspiracy story is still going strong. Likewise, 12 Monkeys hasn't slowed down in its sophomore season; if anything it's getting better!Added to the mix is an interview with Emily Hampshire, who plays Jennifer Goines on 12 Monkeys, giving some nice details about possible backstory for her group of badass women called "The Daughters," as well as characters that may emerge.The podcast ends with a discussion of TV revivals and reboots, since 12 Monkeys is such a great example of how to do it right! The guys discuss everything from Xena to X-Files, which re-imaginings work and which don't.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF04: Wynonna Earp, Agents of SHIELD, Britne Oldford (Hunters)

    06/09/2016 Duración: 01h09min

    In Episode 4 of the podcast, Mike and Dave go off the beaten path as they discuss the new supernatural offering from Syfy, Wynonna Earp, and they also talk about one of their favorite ongoing shows, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD. as it enters the back half of its third season. Together with their interview with Britne Oldford from another new Syfy show, Hunters, is a discussion of advanced digital releases.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus Interview: John Paesano (Daredevil)

    06/09/2016 Duración: 22min

    In a bonus episode of Sci Fi Fidelity, Mike talks Daredevil season 2 and interviews the series' composer, John Paesano.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF03: Legends of Tomorrow, 11.22.63, Ryan Condal (Colony)

    06/09/2016 Duración: 01h07min

    In Episode 3 of the podcast, it's time to discuss the highs and lows of Legends of Tomorrow, dive into the past with Hulu's Stephen King adaptation, 11.22.63, and interview co-creator and showrunner of USA's Colony, Ryan Condal. Plus, Mike and Dave discuss the 2016 Saturn Award nominees.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF02: The X-Files, The 100, Laura Vandervoort (Supergirl)

    06/09/2016 Duración: 01h08min

    In Episode 2B of the podcast, Mike and Dave continue their discussion of the X-Files revival on Fox by analyzing the first three episodes of the new season. They also discuss the opening storyline in season 3 of The 100 and share a special interview with Laura Vandervoort of Bitten, who will be a recurring villain on Supergirl starting in February.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus Discussion: The X-Files

    06/09/2016 Duración: 42min

    In a special edition of Sci Fi Fidelity, Michael Ahr and Dave Vitagliano discuss the long-awaited return of The X-Files. Guest Matt Allair from The X-Files Lexicon joins the podcast.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF01: Doctor Who, The Expanse, Dominique Tipper (The Expanse)

    06/09/2016 Duración: 01h10min

    In the first episode of Den of Geek's new podcast, Sci Fi Fidelity, hosts Michael Ahr and Dave Vitagliano dive into the Doctor Who Christmas Special, Syfy's new series The Expanse, and binge-watching television.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

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