Land of the Giants, The Time Tunnel, Lost in Space, and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea are all now being broadcast on US television after midnight on Sunday mornings on the MeTV network. Enjoy the MeTV trailer above.
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Land of the Giants is back in the UK on the Horror Channel on weekdays at 12 pm and 8pm starting on 19th September 2016 (Freeview 70, Sky 319, Virgin 149, Freesat 138). Keep an eye on the UK Horror Channel as they are showing the trailer for Irwin Allen’s Land of the Giants during programme intervals.
Robert Colbert, star of The Time Tunnel and City Beneath the Sea, and guest star on Land of the Giants (Sabotage), appears on Stu Shostak’s radio show on 10th October 2012 at 4pm PT (Midnight UK). The interview will also be available for download shortly afterwards.
If you would like to ask Robert Colbert any questions about his career and The Time Tunnel, there is an email link on the main IANN Time Tunnel page to send questions to the Stu Show. Stu will try and include as many of your questions as possible in the interview.
Not only does the Land of the Giants theme feature in the Boxing Day airing of the new Stephen Fry and Christopher Eccleston version of The Borrowers, but we’ve also spotted recent television commercials using the giant and little people concept.
Alan Carr’s New Year Spectacular for Channel 4 this year is being promoted in advance with a giant Alan Carr standing by Big Ben.
You can also see the little people theme being used in quit smoking campaign commercials.
Land of the Giants just got a mention on the BBC Breakfast Show during a discussion on the new adaptation of The Borrowers, 7.30pm on Monday 26 December on BBC1. The 90 minute movie stars Stephen Fry and the effects look excellent and the little people proportions and ideas are very reminiscent of Land of the Giants.
They have definitely “borrowed” some ideas from Land of the Giants, see picture in following article:
Click on the 0000-0030 time range and he was on at 00:20 (ie. 12.20am).
Irwin Allen’s works including Lost in Space and Time Tunnel were featured in the Science Fiction episode of “Pioneers of Television” which aired on the PBS Channel in the US on 18th January 2011.
Note, video clip no longer available.