April 28th, 2013
Snag it, bag it, tag it… just don’t miss it! Warehouse 13 is back and looking to tie up that cliff hanger they left us with. “We obviously have to deal — in a major way — with what Artie’s been through and what happens to him, having killed Leena,” executive producer Jack Kenny told TV Guide after last fall’s mid-season cliffhanger, hinting at even more tragedies to come. “There are many other versions of mortality that we’re going to deal with in the next 10 episodes.” So let’s all cross our fingers that season premiere guest stars James Marsters, Lindsay Wagner, Kate Mulgrew, Roger Rees and Polly Walker can help Pete, Myka and the rest of the W13 team find a cure for that sweating sickness epidemic Pete accidentally unleashed before anymore Warehouse workers wind up adding to the body count. Syfy’s Eddie McClintock and Joanne Kelly’s (aka Pete & Myka) extravaganza known as Warehouse 13 is coming back on Monday, April 29 @ 10:00pm on SYFY to finish up its fourth season.
July 22nd, 2012
Monday, July 23, 2012
Cast of "Warehouse 13"
8:00pm The Bachelor Pad (ABC)
Super fans join familiar faces at the mansion; The men and women couple up for a group challenge. Season Premiere.
9:00pm Warehouse 13 (SYFY)
“A New Hope” – When a high level diplomat is taken out on their watch, FBI Agents Pete Lattimer and Myka Bering (Eddie McClintock & Joanne Kelly ) are sent to Warehouse 13 where secret unusual artifacts are housed. Artie Nielsen (Saul Rubinek ) keeps track of all the millions of artifacts stored in the warehouse. He tasks his new recruits in tracking down and retrieving artifacts such as Nikola Tesla’s gun, The Farnsworth communicator, Lewis Carroll’s Mirror, Robin Hood’s Crossbow, and many more that are out in the world creating havoc or are just plain dangerous. Eventually computer wizard Claudia (Allison Scagliotti) joins the team. In the season opener, the team’s only hope is racing to the other side of the Earth to hunt down an obscure and dangerous artifact. Read more on “Warehouse 13″ here. Season Premiere.
10:00pm Alphas (SYFY)
“Wake Up Call” – Five ordinary people become extraordinary people when they discover they have superhuman physical and mental abilities. The Alphas team is led by psychiatrist Dr. Lee Rosen (David Strathairn), an expert in the Alpha phenomena. In the season opener, when two of their own team are taken hostage, the team must come back together in order to save their lives. ”Alphas” also stars Malik Yoba, Warren Christie, Laura Mennell, Ryan Cartwright, and Azita Ghanizada. Season Premiere.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
10:00pm Top Chef Masters (BRAVO)
“The Buffet Must Go” – The chefs play a culinary card game for ingredients; creating a high end buffet for the Vegas strip tp feed performers. It’s a charity competition for renowned chefs who compete against each other for the title of “Top Chef Master” and a purse of $100,000 for their favorite charity. Hosted by celebrity chef Curtis Stone. Season Premiere.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
9:00pm *3 (CBS)
“My Guy is Out There” – April Francis, Rachel Harley and Libby Lopez meet for the first time; emotions run high as the women meet eligible men. Series Premiere.
Saturday, July 28, 2012
10:00am *Hideous Houses (A&E)
“Throw Out the Crap, Bring in the Cool!” – Home renovation experts give neighborhood eyesores much needed makeovers. Series Premiere.
July 2nd, 2012
They’ve met before and they are about to meet again. In Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, “The Most Toys,” Data, played by Brent Spiner was kidnapped by Kivas Fajo played by Saul Rubinek, a collector of rare and precious objects. That is similar to what Rubinek’s character, Artie, does on Warehouse 13. TV Guide reports that Spiner will appear in at least 6 episodes in the 4th season of Warehouse 13 which premieres on July 23 on SYFY.
Brother Adrian (Spiner) is the leader of a top secret sect known as the Brotherhood of the Knights of the Black Diamond. The show picks up where it left off, but to refresh your memory, the warehouse was destroyed in season 3’s finale and a few characters were killed in the process including Mrs. Frederic and H.G. Wells.
"Artie Nielsen [Rubinek] and the gang are on a mission to pull their lives back together and Brother Adrian is a major obstacle to that," says executive producer Jack Kenny. "The Brotherhood is descended from the Knights Templar and connected to the Vatican. It is charged with the protection of many powerful artifacts, one of which Artie desperately needs to make everything right again."
There’s just one problem, and it’s a biggie. "The use of this object will unleash an incredible evil and Brother Adrian is not about to see that happen," says Kenny. "He heads a sect that is powerful and obsessively devoted and follows no rules. The Brotherhood will do anything to achieve its goals. They are gifted fighters who are willing to go to their deaths, if necessary."
February 20th, 2011
In the second season finale of Warehouse 13, Myka (Joanne Kelly) let HG Wells’ (Jaime Murray) betrayal get to her causing her to make a decision to leave her partner Peter (Eddie McClintock) and their duties at Warehouse 13. But Peter need not despair. The Warehouse 13 big boss, Mrs. Frederic (CCH Pounder) has found him a new partner in Steve Jinks (Aaron Ashmore, formerly Jimmy Olsen on Smallville). But Jinks is no ordinary agent. He has a special power – he can tell when someone is lying. (It will be interesting to see how that fits into the storyline.) The two will continue to look for mysterious artifacts to bag and tag that need to be stored at Warehouse 13.
There’s no indication whether Kelly will appear on the show again. Fans will just have to wait and see what happens on that one.
Warehouse 13 kicks off Season 3 this summer with 13 new episodes. Last season, the Warehouse averaged 3.4 million viewers making it Syfy’s most watched show. Learn more about Warehouse 13 at http://www.syfy.com/warehouse13/.
[Sources: TV Guide; EW; Photo by Robin Wong © Wikimedia Commons]
September 24th, 2009
Syfy’s Biggest Hit of the Summer is “Warehouse 13”
The debut of Syfy’s Warehouse 13 ranked as the third-most-watched series telecast in Syfy’s history, (Stargate Atlantis and Eureka hold the number one and two spots) with a 2.8 household rating and 3,997,000 total viewers. In its first season, Warehouse 13 has delivered a 2.9 Household rating (including only the weeks for which full DVR data is available), 4.02 million total viewers, 1.99 million Adults 25-54 and 1.57 million Adults 18-49. Warehouse 13 has grown its audience since its debut, setting series highs for total viewers with its second and fourth telecasts. The fourth episode which aired on Tuesday, July 28 at 9PM (ET/PT) delivered the most females (1.9 million) of any series telecast in Syfy’s 17-year history.
What is Warehouse 13?
Warehouse 13 is the thirteenth warehouse in a line of warehouses that have moved all over the world since the first one was built by Alexander the Great in 336 BC. Warehouse 13 was built by Nikoli Tesla, Thomas Edison and MC Escher. The outside of Warehouse 13 looks like a piece of old rusty junk being held together by hay wire and a bit of luck. But once inside Warehouse 13, it seems to go on forever and ever. Warehouse 13 stores artifacts that have been found or acquired by the U. S. Government over the years that have special powers that need to be contained. The public, or more importantly the bad guys, do not need to get their grubby little hands on any of these artifacts as bad things can happen. Most of the artifacts are being contained because they are the result of a science experiment gone wrong and the power it holds will quickly get out of control in the hands of someone who does not know how to handle them.
A Few of the Artifacts Contained in Warehouse 13
Some of the artifacts housed in Warehouse 13 include:
Edgar Allen Poe’s pen and notebook makes whatever is written in the notebook happen in real life such as closing a man inside a wall.
A Phoenix Brooch will protect the person that is holding it from being burned.
John Dillinger’s pistol, a nickel plated Colt .45, will turn on its owner.
If you wear John Wilkes Booth’s boot you can get away with anything for 12 days – then you get caught.
Lewis Carroll’s Mirror contains the “real” Alice who is criminally insane. If a person looks into Alice’s mirror for too long they will find themselves trading places with their mirror image.
The People Connected to Warehouse 13
Agents Lattimer and Bering saved the President’s life. Now they have been abruptly sent to the middle of nowhere South Dakota to help protect Warehouse 13 whom hardly anyone has ever heard of. Pete (Eddie McClintock) and Myka (Joanne Kelly) looked at this like a job demotion.
Artie (Saul Rubinek) is the caretaker and new boss of Pete and Myka. Artie knows everything about everything that is in Warehouse 13. Pete and Myka’s new jobs are to help Artie keep the artifacts in Warehouse 13 safe and also to follow up on reports of weird and strange happenings in the world that may be caused by an artifact that needs to be corralled. Artie is so familiar with some of the artifacts that he and the agents use them in everyday life such as Farnsworth’s Communicator, a two-way video communications device and Nikola Tesla’s Electro Stun Gun which discharges an electric pulse that stuns the target and causes amnesia of immediate events.
Claudia Donovan (Allison Scagliotti) is a techno-wiz and breaks Warehouse 13’s state-of-the-art security system to track down Artie. After Artie helps her free her brother from the grips of one of the artifacts, Claudia stays on as (almost) a part of the Warehouse team.
Leena (Genelle Williams) is the owner of “Leena’s Bed and Breakfast” and the new home for Pete and Myka. Leena has been in business since Warehouse 13 first opened in South Dakota in 1914. Besides cooking a mean omelet, Leena has the gift of being able to read auras surrounding people and objects. Artie finds this gift useful to him when he thinks an artifact is up to no good in the Warehouse.
Mrs. Frederic (CCH Pounder) is Artie’s boss. No one knows much about her except for the fact that she is very stealthy and seems to appear out of nowhere at the most un-opportune times.
[Sources: Syfy/Warehouse 13; PopTower/Warehouse 13; Myself (Gunkee) on Associated Content]
September 24th, 2009
James MacPherson (Roger Rees) used to be a Warehouse 13 agent. Now is a rogue bad guy that wants to get his hands on some artifacts to sell to the highest bidder. Years ago, MacPherson and Artie (Saul Rubinek) had a disagreement over using an artifact from Warehouse 13 to save someone’s life which leads the two of them to become arch enemies. Now Artie is out to catch the bad guy. MacPherson engages in a scheme to secretly sell off Warehouse 13 artifacts, leaving a trail of clues that lead Artie, Pete (Eddie McClintock), and Myka (Joanne Kelly) directly to him. The team follows the clues to where MacPherson is holding a secret auction to sell artifacts. Pete and Myka split up from Artie only to sneak up to see that it is Artie selling the artifacts, not MacPherson. Artie comes up behind than and says, “That’s not me.” Myka notices that auctioneer Artie is wearing an artifact from Warehouse 13, Harriet Tubman’s Thimble, which has properties of light refraction that cause people to see a different image other than the one of the person wearing it.
Working together, Artie, Pete and Myka catch MacPherson and take him to Warehouse 13 where he can be contained in the Bronze Sector forever. But MacPherson was given a special injection years ago that make his blood boil and his veins explode if he goes into Warehouse 13. Artie thinks this isn’t such a bad thing – let’s see what happens. But Mrs. Frederic (CCH Pounder) takes a necklace from around her neck and puts it on MacPherson. The necklace neutralizes the injection so that MacPherson can enter Warehouse 13 without being harmed. This poses the question of did Mrs. Frederic’s need the necklace so she could enter Warehouse 13 or did she think that was the safest place to keep the necklace? Artie puts MacPherson in suspended animation that turns him bronze. That’s the end of that, right? Wrong. MacPherson has a secret person inside Warehouse 13 that has been helping him all along. From the security cameras we think it is Claudia (Allison Scagliotti), until she removes the magic thimble from her finger that reveals she is really Leena (Genelle Williams) who has taken on the form of Claudia. As he is making his escape, MacPherson gets in a scuffle with Artie, knocks him out and before he escapes from Warehouse 13 he pushes the self destruct button. Artie comes to and tries to follow MacPherson out of Warehouse 13’s long entrance tunnel but gets trapped inside. The umbilicus cord blows up and we see Myka and Pete standing in the destroyed doorway with the Warehouse seemingly floating in air.
So did Artie secretly palm and pocket the Phoenix brooch sometime during the show or is he really gone? Did Leena really turn on her fellow Warehouse 13 friends? What happened to Claudia and Mrs. Frederic’s? We’ll have to wait until next season to find out. And according to Pop Tower, Warehouse 13 has been renewed for a second season with a minimum of 13 episodes and will air in the summer of 2010 on Syfy. But fans of Warehouse 13 would like to know this – With aisles full of artifacts that go on forever and ever in Warehouse 13 there are endless options for new storylines each week, so why only 13 new episodes?
[Sources: Warehouse 13; Pop Tower; Myself (Gunkee) on Associated Content]
July 7th, 2009
Described as part The X-Files, part Raiders of the Lost Ark and part Moonlighting, Warehouse 13 is a massive, top-secret storage facility which contains every strange artifact, mysterious relic, fantastical object and supernatural souvenir ever collected by the U.S. government. The Warehouse’s caretaker Artie (Saul Rubinek) sends Secret Service Agents Pete (Eddie McClintock) and Myka (Joanne Kelly) out to chase down reports of supernatural and paranormal activity in search of new objects to cache at the Warehouse, as well as helping him to control the warehouse itself.
Warehouse 13 (SYFY, Series Debut, TV-14-LV)
July 7, 2009, 9:00 – 11:00 PM