Umstead, R. Thomas
June 2011
Multichannel News;6/6/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 23, p12
The article focuses on the invasion of science fiction films and television (TV) series in the summer of 2011. It mentions that the TV series "Falling Skies," produced by Steven Spielberg will be opening on the high definition television (HDTV) on June 19, 2011. It states that science fiction-based shows will entertain audiences in 2011 summer. It says that the genre has proven its box office (B.O.) hit mentioning that the film "Thor" has acquired 162 million U.S. dollars form its release.


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