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Brett Summers

Crawled out of the Black Lodge in 1976, only to find himself in the Village.

HBO orders Westworld TV series

HBO has announced a series order for Westworld, the one-hour drama adapted from the 1973 film of the same name, which was written and directed by Michael Crichton. Described as “a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin,” the cast includes Anthony […]

An Interview with Jane Badler

Cult Faction’s Brett Summers recently caught up with Cult TV sensation Jane Badler to discuss her television work and music career… Q: You went from beauty contestant to drama queen, how did you feel in landing the role of Melinda Cramer Jenson in the soap One Life to […]

Cult TV Essentials: Super Force

Super Force was an American action-adventure TV series which aired from October 1990 to May 1992. It ran for 48 episodes. Astronaut Zachary Stone (Ken Olandt) returns from his acclaimed deep-space mission to Mars to find that his brother, a police officer, has been murdered and the criminals responsible […]

Cult TV Essentials: M.A.N.T.I.S.

M.A.N.T.I.S. was an American science fiction television series that aired for one season between August 26th 1994 and March 3rd 1995 for 20 episodes (although 22 were filmed). The original two-hour pilot was produced by Sam Raimi and developed by Sam Hamm. It stars actor Carl Lumbly. The […]

Cult TV Essentials: Viper

Viper was an American action-adventure TV series about a special task force set up by the federal government to fight crime in the fictional city of Metro City, California that is perpetually under siege from one crime wave after another. It ran for four seasons, 78 episodes in total. […]

Cult TV Essentials: Sliders

Sliders is an American science fiction and fantasy(though mostly science fiction) television series created by Robert K. Weiss and Tracy Tormé. It was broadcast for five seasons (88 episodes)between 1995 and 2000. The series follows a group of travellers as they use a wormhole to “slide” between different […]

Cult TV Essentials: Renegade

He was a cop, and good at his job. But he committed the ultimate sin—and testified against other cops gone bad. Cops that tried to kill him, but got the woman he loved instead. Framed for murder, now he prowls the badlands…an outlaw hunting outlaws…a bounty hunter…a RENEGADE. […]