Media Coverage

This is an ongoing catalogue of mentions of HNBF, the Facebook group, BC:U, and Unstoppable Signals in the news and around the web.

 

July 27th, 2011

Wet Paint: Did Nathan Fillion Buy the Rights to Firefly
-Nathan’s co star, Molly Quinn cos-splays as Malcolm Reynolds

MovieWeb: Comic-con Exclusive: Nathan Fillion Talks About Buying Firefly
-Nathan Fillion is asked about HNBF

 

June 27th, 2011

Contagion Outbreak in Omaha, Nebraska: Jewel Staite Q & A
-Jewel Staite explaining how the buzz about Nathan wanting to buy Firefly started

June 14th, 2011

Sending a Wave Podcast: Show 78 (a): The One With Unstoppable Michael
-Sending a Wave chats with Unstoppable Signals during their June Podcast

 

May 27th, 2011

Follow Friday with TheDudeDean & Tonya Scholz chat with the guys from Help Nathan Buy Firefly
- Social Chat Pod Cast with our Founder Jeremy, along with Tom

 

May 12th, 2011

Film315s.com: Social Media’s Vital Role in “Save My TV Show”
-Tom Pedr0n comments on HNBF

 

May 3rd, 2011

ThingsNerdsLike.com: What is Happening with the Firefly and Serenity Franchise
-Matthew Warren comments on HNBF


April 15th, 2011

Friday @ 8/7 Central: You Can’t Take the Sky From Me
-Tim Rose comments on HNBF


April 12th, 2011

Lawyers, Gun$ and Money:  “I don’t care what you believe in, just believe in it.”
-Charli Carpenter comments on Unstoppable Signals


April 4th, 2011

KidsNeedtoRead: “Thank you ALL for your continuing support of Kids Need to Read!”
-Kids Need to Read Founder buys from our store, and thanks the fans for their support

Crushable.com: Interview: ‘Dr. Horrible’ Co-Writer Maurissa Tancharoen on “Breaking” the Help Nathan Buy Firefly Movement and Reviving ‘Dollhouse’
-Maurissa Tancharoen talks about her HNBF tweet


April 2nd, 2011

Dark Matter Fanzine: April, 2011 issue
-Dark Matter’s April issue contains an article on HNBF on pages 45-49, including commenter quotes from the HNBF Face Book fan page.


April 1st, 2011

Twitter: @JoseMolina TV: ”Fillion wins Lottery!……”
-Nathan Fillion Wins!

Nerbastards.com: Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Buys ‘Firefly’!?!?
-Firefly brought back courtesy of Mr. Zuckerberg

TheTVaddict.com: Breaking: Netflix to Relaunch Firefly
-Netflix buys the rights to Firefly to be streamed on their service

BigShinyRobot.com: Help Save Firefly a Success!
-Joss Whedon breaks the exciting news on Season 2

Bureau42.com: Serenity 2 Has a Director
-Micheal Bay to direct Serenity 2

 

March 29th, 2011

Suite101.com: Failed Effort to Reboot Show: Help Nathan Buy Firefly
-Sci-Fi TV by suite 101 talks about HNBF and the strength of fandom


March 27th, 2011

MachineAgeCrhroniclle.com: Will streaming video reboot Firefly?
-Article about the possibility of Netflix purchasing the rights to Firefly


March 18th, 2011

EW.com: Nathan Fillion talks fan campaign
-EW’s 2nd interview with Nathan Fillion about the fan’s campaign


March 16th, 2011

Diggnation Podcast: 7 Most Stupidly Overpowered Weapons & How You Can Help Nathan Buy Firefly
-Diggnation talks about HNBF in their podcast


March 14th, 2011

Houstonpress.com: The Week In TV
-HNBF receives mention on the Houstonpress.com’s ‘The Week In TV’ section


March 10th, 2011

Zap2it.com: Life continues to be one big disappointment for ‘Firefly’ fans.
-Zap2it.com writes about the end of HNBF’s campaign to buy the rights.

Screenrant.com: Joss Whedon Shuts Down Campaign To Reboot ‘Firefly’
-Screenrant.com write’s about Joss Whedon shutting down HNFB through Maurissa Tancharoen’s Tweet

Complex.com: Sorry, Nerds: Team Joss Whedon Doesn’t Support Fan-Funded “Firefly”
-…”And so ends the tale of that time when the Internet tried to raise money to bring back a dead television show.”

Movieline.com: ‘Save Your Money’: So Much For the Firefly Charity Drive
-movieline.com writes about the end of HNBF’s campaign to buy the rights.


March 9th, 2011

Atvtoday.co.uk: Firefly fans call off campaign
-Arvtoday writes about HNBF calling off the campaign

Escapistmagazine.com: Fan Effort to Revice Firefly Could be Dead
-The Escapist comments on HNBF and that it might still be hanging on by a thread

March 8th, 2011

LA Time – Hero Complex: Firefly farewell? One Browncoat says a revival would miss the magic
-A fan’s reasoning for not rally for new ‘Firefly’

Twitter: @MoTancharoen revises her statement
-After a barrage of unkind tweets towards her, she clarifies her statement

GottaDash!: “Help Nathan Buy Firefly/Unstoppable Signals” Is No More
-GottDash blog on HNBF calling off the campaign

Dpaddamsels.com: Help Nathan Buy Firefly Group Disbands
-….”Apparently, you can stop the signal–at least temporarily.”

WordPress: temporalparadox: Apparently, 100k fans CAN be Wrong
-TemporalParadox talks about the end of HNBF’s campaign, “Thousands of dreams were crushed with one tweet.”

FaceBook: Help Nathan Buy Firefly posts to clear things up a bit.
-Our official statement regarding where HNBF stood after Maurissa Tancharoen’s tweet


March 7th, 2011

Twitter: @MoTancharoen “Guys, no one in the Whedonverse is in support of www.helpnathanbuyfirefly.com. Please save your money!”
-The moment that over one hundred thousand hearts sank.

Endofshow.com: Guest Post: Badger on ‘Help Nathan Buy Firefly’
-Endofshow.com questions the anonymity HNBF through parody


March 4th, 2011

TheTVAddict.com: Morena Baccarin on Nathan Fillion’s Bid to Bring Back FIREFLY, “I think it’s Great!”
-Morena Baccarin voices support for Fillion via TV Addict while promoting V

io9.com: Morena Baccarin interview on fans raising $300 million to buy the rights to Firefly: “I think we would all have to do it for it to work”
- Morena Baccarin voices support for HNBF while promoting V


March 3rd, 2011

IndieMoviesOnline.com: What is it with Nathan Fillion?
-Indie Movies online comments on HNBF


March 2nd, 2011

Thisorthat.com: Firefly’s Potential Return (Plus 4 Other Shows That Came Back from the Dead
-Thisorthat.com comments of HNBF and show’s that have returned from cancellation.


February 27th, 2011

Examiner.com: Paying for Programing
-Examiner on Fan Funded ‘Firefly’


February 26th, 2011

WordPress: By ytimynona
-A Fan’s plan on buying the rights to ‘Firefly’


February 25th, 2011

Edmonton Journal: Edmonton’s Nathan Fillion starts Firefly fury
-Nathan’s home town newspaper comments on HNBF

FeedTheGamer.info: Help Nathan Buy Firefly: A Grassroot Movement
-Feed The Gamer comments on HNBF

Cobertnation.com: ‘Firefly’ TV Show Revival: Help Nathan Buy Fire
-HNBF fans ask Stephen Cobert for a mention on air.

DDPeterson.com: JUST READING THIS WILL SAVE A LIFE!!!
-DD Peterson pleads support for HNBF


February 24th, 2011

Twitter.com: NathanFillion: “It’s beautiful to dream of more Firefly, but PLEASE DON’T SEND ANY MONEY…”
-Nathan Fillion’s first tweet regarding HNBF

Fakeearth.com: Fans Want to Buy Rights to ‘Firefly’ for Nathan Fillion
-FakeEarth.com comments on HNBF

Heather Bremer: Browncoats unite to resurrect ‘Firefly’ series
-The Herald Bulletin comments on HNBF

Wired.com: Fans Want to Help Mal Get Serenity Back in Space
-Wired’s Geek Dad comments on HNBF

IGN: Poll: Firefly as a Web Series?
-IGN polls viewers on ‘Firefly’ as a Web series

Word press: by The Angela Omnibus: Fighting for Firefly
-The Angela Omnibus comments on HNBF

Word press: by HotNerdGirl: Malcom Reynolds vs Han Solo
-Hot Nerd Girl asks her readers to join HNBF FB page


February 23rd, 2011

CNN.com: Internet-savvy ‘Firefly’ fans fly back into the fight
-CNN Tech comments on HNBF

Forbes.com: How Much Would You Pay for Another Season of Firefly?
-Forbes technology blog comments on HNBF

Patrick Rothfuss’ Open Letter to Nathan Fillion
-Patrick Rothfuss pledges support to Nathan Fillion on buying the rights to ‘Firefly’

http://www.bringbackmyshow.com/
-A fan page to bring back ‘Firefly’

Fancast.com: Like Many Shows. ‘Firefly’ Just Won’t Die
-Fancast/xfinity TV comments on HNBF


February 22nd, 2011

WordPress: by badfandom: Don’t Help Nathan Buy Firefly. Donate to Another Cause
-Badfandom suggests that fans put their money towards charity instead of ‘Firefly’

BuddyTV.com: Nathan Fillion and the Dangers of Teasing ‘Firefly’ Fans
-Buddy TV comments on HNBF

Fuesdfilm.com: The Pitch: How I Would Brink Back Firefly, Nathan Fillion Is Still Interested!
-Kevin Coll Pitches his idea on how he’d bring back ‘Firefly’

Twitter: Sean Maher, “OF COURSE I WOULD BE ON BOARD if @NathanFillion acquired the rights to the show!”
-Sean Maher voices support to Nathan Fillion


February 21st, 2011

EW.com: Fans launch ‘Help Nathan Fillion Buy Firefly’ movement
-EW’s follow up article on HNBF after their interview with Nathan Fillion

ology.com: Fans Launch “Help Nathan Fillion Buy ‘Firefly’” Movement
-olgy.com comments on HNBF

Sftsignal.com: Nathan Fillion Wants to Buy ‘Firefly’
-SFSignal.com comments on HNBF

Twitter: Jewel Staite: “Is the pope catholic?…”
-Jewl Staite voices support to Nathan Fillion


February 20th, 2011

Reddit.com: Firefly Animated Series idea
-Reddit.com suggest a ‘Firefly’ Animated Series


February 18th, 2011

Lostfilm.tv: Nathan Fillion want to revive Firefly
-LostFilm.tv comments on Nathan Fillion’s comment (Russian article)

Twitter: Jose Molina “For what it’s worth, I’ve told him I’d drop what I was doing and follow…”
-Jose Molina Voices support to Nathan Fillion

Twitter: Jane Espensen “I’m there, if needed.”
-Jane Espensen voices support to Nathan Fillion

Geeks of Doom: Internet Responds To Nathan Fillion: HelpNathanBuyFirefly.com
- Tom Cheredar comments on HNBF

io9.com: Help Nathan Buy Firefly
- io9 covers the launch of HNBF

 


February 17th, 2011

EW.com: ’Firefly’ returning to cable; Fillion says he’ll play Mal again
-EW’s first interview, where it all started

 

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Thor Kuhn is your average Sci-Fi Fan, trying to enjoy TV's current sci-fi line up before it's all canceled. He can be reached at: Thor.Kuhn(@)UnstoppableSignals.com