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Tim Talks 'Alien Nation'

Tim talks to Edward Gross about his take on ALIEN NATION and how he sees it as, "the The Wire with aliens." Read the full article here....   Continue reading

Posted on July 6, 2009

Variety: Sci Fi cops a remake of 'Alien' tale

Sci Fi is developing a new take on "Alien Nation," the 1988 feature that previously spawned a spinoff series on Fox. "Angel" alum Tim Minear -- no stranger to sci-fi tales, having worked on "The X-Files," "Firefly" and "Strange World" -- is penning the fresh take on the franchise. Fox...   Continue reading

Posted on June 30, 2009

SunHerald.com : Disgrace makes 'Miracle'

Tim talks to the Sun Herald about MIRACLE MAN, televangelists and playing "stump the bible teacher" as a child.   Continue reading

Minear joins Whedon, Dushku for DOLLHOUSE

As announced on EOnline and TV Guide, Tim will work with Joss Whedon again, this time on DOLLHOUSE. The show, which has already received a seven-episode commitment from FOX, will star Eliza Dushku (Faith, BUFFY, ANGEL). What will he be doing? What does this mean for MIRACLE MAN? Find out!...   Continue reading

The Hollywood Reporter: It's a 'Miracle' for Minear, Holland, ABC

"Drive" creator Tim Minear and Emmy winner Todd Holland have teamed for "Miracle Man," a drama project that sparked a bidding war between ABC and Fox and landed at ABC with a put pilot commitment. "Miracle" -- from 20th Century Fox TV, where Minear and Holland are based with overall...   Continue reading

Tim talks to E! Online

E! Online's Watch with Kristin asks Tim to explain exactly what an overall deal is and how it all works. TV Summer School: How to Have an Overall Deal...   Continue reading

Posted on August 22, 2007

FIREFLY: Out of Gas

Since we recently discovered that the shooting script for "Out of Gas" isn't available on the internet, in its orignal script form, we've added it to our site.   Continue reading

Tim back for Screenwriting Expo 6

Tim will participate in this year's Screenwriting Expo with his Breaking the Story Seminar.   Continue reading

DRIVE -- The Final Two Episodes

The final two episodes of DRIVE are now available on the FOX MySpace page. And the final two shooting scripts are available right here!   Continue reading

TimMinear.net EXCLUSIVE -- The DRIVE scripts

Miss an episode of DRIVE? A little lost? Were you trying to explain the funny that was Winston's drink order, but you couldn't quite remember how those lines went? We can help!   Continue reading

DRIVE's fourth episode airs tonight!

"No Turning Back," episode four of DRIVE, airs tonight on Fox at 8/7 central. Don't forget to tune in! Then come back here and share your thoughts on the episode....   Continue reading

Katie Finneran for the Hat Trick

Tim Minear's All Star Team, also known as TV's hit DRIVE, has added yet another familiar face to its lineup. Katie Finneran (WONDERFALLS, THE INSIDE) has joined the cast. She will play Becca, the sister of Alex Tully (Nathan Fillion). No word yet on if this will be a single...   Continue reading

UPDATE: DRIVE Panel Goes On Without Tim

Unfortunately, Tim will be unable to attend WonderCon in San Francisco this weekend. The DRIVE Panel, however, will take place as scheduled with DRIVE Executive Producers Ben Queen and Greg Yaitanes and cast members Nathan Fillion ("Alex") and Kristin Lehman ("Corinna"). More information about the panel and WonderCon can be...   Continue reading

Posted on March 1, 2007

DRIVE panel at WonderCon

Tim will be at WonderCon Sunday, March 4, according to the official Web site for the event.   Continue reading

GeekMonthly interview concludes

Tim's interview with GeekMonthly wraps up!   Continue reading

Tim talks to GeekMonthly

There's an interview with Tim available online. Find out where!   Continue reading

DRIVE PR continues

We know where you can find photos and press and promos for DRIVE!   Continue reading

Still More DRIVE Casting News

Amy Acker is the newest addition to the cast of DRIVE as Kathryn, the missing wife of Alex Tully (Nathan Fillion)....   Continue reading

DRIVE casting updates

The casting for DRIVE is nearing completion -- here's the latest!   Continue reading

DRIVE PR kicks off -- UPDATED

Learn more about DRIVE in this week's Entertainment Weekly!   Continue reading

DRIVE Casting News

Nathan Fillion has been tapped as the lead on Fox's midseason drama series "Drive."   Continue reading

DRIVE Official Site Updated

The placeholder site for DRIVE at FOX.com has been updated. The page now includes a short video clip of Tim talking about the new series. The forums are also open for business....   Continue reading

Official DRIVE Press Release from FOX


DRIVE gets ordered to series

Fox has greenlit series production on "Drive," an hourlong actioner from creators/exec producers Tim Minear ("Angel") and Ben Queen. Net has ordered 12 episodes on top of the already-filmed pilot. Goal is to get the 20th Century Fox TV-produced show on the air in time for a spring debut, possibly...   Continue reading

New Interview with Tim at the Drive-TV Blog

Tim was back at the Screenwriting Expo this weekend. He sat down with Jackal to discuss DRIVE, THE INSIDE and many other things. You can read the entire interview here....   Continue reading

Posted on October 24, 2006

Tim to attend WorldCon

Tim is scheduled to be at Worldcon August 23-27 in Anaheim, CA. He is scheduled to participate in the following panels:   Continue reading

Tim's new deal with 20th

The Hollywood Reporter announces Tim's new two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television.   Continue reading

Tim at Screenwriting Expo 5

Since last year's class was so popular, Tim will be back again for this year's Screenwriting Expo.   Continue reading

DRIVE Update

The pilot began filming earlier this week. We can now report on who's who in the cast.   Continue reading

Tim Minear: Breaking the Story

Tim's lecture from last year's Screenwriting Expo is now available on DVD.   Continue reading

Q & A with Tim Minear: March 2006

Our intrepid Allyson calls Tim to ask some questions about DRIVE, FOX and learns just how much Tim loves his parking space.   Continue reading

An Update on DRIVE

Greg Yaitanes ("Bones"), who's already behind fellow FOX drama "Southern Comfort," has been tapped to direct the 20th Century Fox Television-based pilot, an ensemble drama about an illegal cross-country road race. He'll work from a script by creators Ben Queen and Tim Minear. No casting has been announced for the project. (The Futon Critic)   Continue reading

Tim on The Glenn & Helen Show

Tim talks about his adaptation of The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, the realities of wortking in television and dishes a bit about his new pilot, DRIVE. You can listen to the podcast here. (Tim's portion of the program starts about 21 minutes in.) Thanks to Adam for the heads up!   Continue reading

Tim's pilot gets picked up

The pilot that Tim has been working on, with fellow writer Ben Queen, has received a pickup. The show, DRIVE, is said to be "a dramatic series set against an illegal cross-country road race and its players and origins." No further details are available, at this time.   Continue reading

iFMagazine.com: Interview with Tim - Part 3

The creator concludes his THE INSIDE discussion and talks about his HARSH MISTRESS.   Continue reading

Posted on August 9, 2005

Zap2It: Minear Feels 'Inside' Must Die to Live Again

"We're off forever," declares Tim Minear, executive producer of the FOX crime-noir drama "The Inside." "I predicted on July 3 that there would be six unaired episodes, and there are six unaired episodes."   Continue reading

Posted on August 4, 2005

iFMagazine.com: Interview with Tim - Part 2

The creator discusses the inception of the show, the struggles to get it on the air and what to expect from the unaired episodes   Continue reading

Posted on August 3, 2005

iFMagazine.com: Interview with Tim - Part 1

The creator discusses his underrated crime thriller on Fox and how dancing did his show in.   Continue reading

Posted on July 27, 2005

Information on Web's Book

It seems like everyone wants to know what book Web was reading in last night's episode, "Declawed."   Continue reading

Posted on July 14, 2005

CNN.com: 'Inside' like TV 'Silence of the Lambs'

"I looked at Rachel and I thought she had a kind of a little bit of a Jodie Foster thing going on," says Minear, explaining how he hit on the idea of a young FBI agent investigating particularly heinous crimes.   Continue reading

Posted on July 6, 2005

News from Tim on "The Inside" and Comic Con

Okay, gang, here's what I do know...   Continue reading

TMnet Exclusive: Allyson's Loose Again on the Set of "The Inside"

No one will let me poke the 900lb cannibal with a stick. And my morbid curiosity is killing me.   Continue reading

popgurls: Gurl Interrupted: The Inside's Special Agent Rebecca Locke

Rebecca never stole her friend's boyfriend or nursed her best girlfriend through a bad breakup with Pringles dipped in hot fudge. She went to school, hid behind her unicorn-print Mead Trapper Keeper, got good grades, and kept mostly to herself. If you turned her dial two clicks to the right, she could have ended up with a few decapitated heads in a freezer in an isolated compound in Montana.   Continue reading

Posted on June 23, 2005

FOX to air back-to-back original episodes of "The Inside"

Back-to-back original episodes of the new crime drama THE INSIDE will air Wednesday, July 6 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.   Continue reading

Posted on June 21, 2005

Zap2It: FOX Goes 'Inside' Dark Places

"The crimes are epic and dark and huge," Minear says. "They're not just going after somebody who murdered her husband; that's not what it is. It's predators, human monsters. So this was a way for me to do my next monster show, not using supernatural monsters, but using human monsters."   Continue reading

Posted on June 19, 2005

TMnet Exclusive: Allyson's Report from the Set of "The Inside"

“This is what I’ve always wanted to do, even more than spaceships and vampires.”   Continue reading

First Day of Shooting

Filming of the new pilot for THE INSIDE began today. We're happy to now be able to announce the complete cast for the series.   Continue reading

Posted on December 9, 2004

More Casting News on THE INSIDE

Since it's now been announced by the actor in question...   Continue reading

Hollywood Reporter: Facinelli on the Outs at Fox's 'Inside'

Peter Facinelli has exited Fox's upcoming drama series THE INSIDE, which revolves around a young undercover agent played by Rachel Nichols.   Continue reading

Posted on December 3, 2004

Quick News on THE INSIDE

As you may have read elsewhere, Tim recently signed on to redevelop the FOX drama THE INSIDE. Serving as the show's Executive Producer, Tim is currently hard at work, writing a new pilot.   Continue reading

ProducerMag.com: An Exclusive Interview with the Executive Producers of Wonderfalls

ProducerMag.com recently sat down with with Bryan Fuller, Todd Holland and Tim Minear to talk about WONDERFALLS.   Continue reading

Tim on WGN - Now Available in RealMedia

For those of you who missed the WGN radio broadcast the other night, you can now listen to the segment online.   Continue reading

Posted on April 16, 2004

Tim on KROQ - MP3 Available

An MP3 of Tim's segment on KROQ's The Kevin & Bean Show is now available for your downloading pleasure.   Continue reading

"The Message" Nominated for a Hugo

The FIREFLY episode, "The Message", written by Tim and Joss, and directed by Tim, has been nominated for a Hugo Award in the Best Dramatic Presentation — Short Form category.   Continue reading

From Tim at Buffistas.org: WONDERFALLS Cancelled

Well, not sure what to tell ya'll -- but we're cancelled. Effective at once. The cow creamer will be silent this Thursday and forever forward. Once we recover from the not-shock, Todd, Bryan and I will see if there's some venue in which to air the remaining episodes. As I...   Continue reading

Letter from Caroline Dhavernas to the Wonderfalls fans

This past year, the lives of the Wonderfalls producers, writers, cast and crew have been dedicated to the making of this series. The truth is, the energy and the long hours we put into this were all worth it: I am so proud of this show.   Continue reading

BBC Cult: Interview with Tim Minear

The executive producer of new US fantasy series WONDERFALLS explains the premise, how he got involved and talks about the cast....   Continue reading

Q & A with Tim Minear: March 2004

Tim answers questions writing, directing and showering and tells us why you should watch WONDERFALLS and how he'd end ANGEL, if given the chance.   Continue reading

popgurls: The Quickest Q&A Ever

popgurls attended The Wolfram & Hart Annual Review and they asked various BUFFY, ANGEL and FIREFLY cast and crew members a few quick questions. Though he was not an actual interviewee, Mr. Minear makes a cameo appearance. Or three....   Continue reading

Zap2It: 'Wonderfalls' Will Try to Make Friday Splash

FOX has found a place for the dramedy WONDERFALLS on its midseason schedule, although it may not be the easiest sell for the quirky show....   Continue reading

Posted on January 16, 2004

Sci Fi Wire: Wonderfalls Delayed?

Tim Minear, who executive produces the upcoming Fox fantasy series WONDERFALLS, told SCI FI Wire that the network still has not decided when the show will air, though it's slated for a midseason debut....   Continue reading

CFQ: The Firefly Episode Guide

Joss Whedon and Tim Minear take fans through every episode of the short-lived series now available on DVD. A seven-part interview....   Continue reading

Falling 'Angel' hopes for turn for the better

There are far worse fates for an actor than being undead. Like, say, being unemployed. For the past seven seasons, David Boreanaz has been happily employed as the sexy, soulful vampire Angel, first on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and then on its undersung WB spinoff Angel. Though he has a...   Continue reading

Posted on May 7, 2003

'Angel' season ends with return in doubt

The WB's "Angel" airs a new episode at 8 p.m. Wednesday, leading into the show's fourth-season finale on May 7--which cast and crew also hope won't be the series finale for the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" spinoff. At present, rumors are flying. "We live in the town of rumors," star...   Continue reading

Posted on April 30, 2003

'Birds' sags; 'Firefly' glowing

Skein dives post-preem, Whedon show gets 2 more The WB is grounding "Birds of Prey," while Fox is shining a little bit of love on "Firefly." Nothing's official on "Birds," but industry insiders confirm the Frog has told Warner Bros. TV it will not be ordering any episodes of the...   Continue reading

Simkins exits `Angel' before really starting

David Simkins, recently hired to be the show-runner of The WB's "Angel" in the wake of the departure of the supernatural drama's co- creator, David Greenwalt, now also has departed the series. The parting of the ways is due to the often-cited "creative differences," according to a spokesman for producing...   Continue reading

Posted on August 14, 2002

'Angel' Flies Solo to the Edge

"There will be an occasional happy, so that it might be crushed under the boot of the writer."   Continue reading

Posted on May 15, 2002

Into 3rd season, `Angel' has finally found a voice

Two things initially attracted "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" executive producer David Greenwalt to doing a spinoff show about the slayer's love, the vampire-with-a-soul Angel. "Angel did something incredibly dark in the pilot -- drinking blood after someone was already dead," Greenwalt says. "Also, the detective, Kate [Elisabeth Rohm], was so...   Continue reading

Posted on January 9, 2002

'Angel' writer gets Fox wings

"[Tim is] like Gene Kelly in 'Brigadoon' disguised as Van Johnson in 'Brigadoon.' "   Continue reading

Posted on August 2, 2001

Q & A with Tim Minear: June 2001

Tim answers our questions about directing: how it works, how it compares to writing and what the experience has been like for him.   Continue reading

Posted on June 1, 2001

Writer's Showcase: Tim Minear

Dear Readers, First, let me wish each of you a Happy New Year!! I hope this year brings you Health, Wealth and the Peace of mind to enjoy both. Wow! What a way to start a new year here at the Writer's Showcase. To say I am excited to...   Continue reading

Posted on December 4, 2000

The BBC Interviews Tim

Popular ANGEL writer director and producer Tim Minear discusses the evolution of Faith and Darla, directing Chinese peasants and much more. This is a multi part interview. It includes video clips. Find it here The BBCi Cult - http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/buffy/angel/...   Continue reading

Posted on December 1, 2000

Writer-producer Tim Minear on directing `Darla`

By: EDWARD GROSS Tomorrow night, the WB airs the first big Buffy/Angel crossover event of the new television season with the episodes "Fool For Love" and "Darla." Both episodes go a long way in detailing the "origins" of Spike, Drusilla and Darla, with a heavy dose of Angel thrown in...   Continue reading

ANGEL: Season One, Episode By Episode with Tim Minear - Part 4

By: EDWARD GROSS In the concluding installment of our interview with Tim Minear, the supervising producer brings readers behind-the-scenes of of the final episodes of the first season. In `Prodigal`, the present day story deals with possible corruption involving Kate’s father, ultimately resulting in the man’s death at the hand...   Continue reading

ANGEL: Season One, Episode By Episode with Tim Minear - Part 3

By: EDWARD GROSS In an exclusive interview, supervising producer Tim Minear continues his guided tour through the show`s first season. `Somnambulist` is truly one of the highlights of Angel’s first season. Things start off mysteriously enough with Angel waking up from nightmares of having killed, and then discovering that those...   Continue reading

Posted on August 28, 2000

ANGEL: Season One, Episode By Episode with Tim Minear - Part 2

By: EDWARD GROSS Tim Minear continues guiding us through the ever changing season one of the BUFFY spinoff. Last week, we began an exclusive look at the first season of ANGEL as told through the eyes of supervising producer Tim Minear. What follows is the second part of this guided...   Continue reading

Posted on August 21, 2000

ANGEL: Season One, Episode By Episode with Tim Minear

By: EDWARD GROSS The supervising producer begins taking Fandom on a personal tour of all 22 episodes. Fairly early on in its first season, ANGEL proved itself to be a series that could stand apart from its progenitor, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER. In the following interview, supervising producer Tim Minear...   Continue reading

Posted on August 14, 2000

Guiding the repentent vampire on the road to redemption

By: EDWARD GROSS Try as he may, ANGEL supervising producer Tim Minear seems unable to remove himself from the sci-fi and horror genres. Alright, admittedly he`s probably not trying all that hard to escape a form of storytelling that has been very good to him, but it is certainly peculiar...   Continue reading

Posted on July 24, 2000

Q & A with Tim Minear: June 2000

Doug Petrie wrote the Buffy comic #20, dealing with what happened after Angel's departure. This story is supposed to be "canonical". In the end, although parted, the connection between Buffy and Angel remains, and that is what makes these two warriors strong. Considering everything that has happened this season, do...   Continue reading

Posted on June 1, 2000

Q & A with Tim Minear: January 2000

Why did you want to be a screenwriter? I love movies. And television. I would say that TV influenced me more growing up than even feature films. I was weaned on re-runs of the original Star Trek and Twilight Zone. I was one of those Southern California kids who grew...   Continue reading

Posted on January 30, 2000

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