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14 items from 2015


Syfy Renews Dark Matter and Killjoys for Second Seasons

1 September 2015 9:18 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Syfy is doubling down and giving two of its freshman dramas Season 2 renewals. The cable network announced today that both Dark Matter and Killjoys have been picked up for second seasons, both of which will premiere in 2016. Created by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, executive producers and writers of the Stargate franchise, and developed with Prodigy Pictures (Lost Girl), Dark Matter is based on Mallozzi and Mullie’s graphic novel of the same name and follows six people who wake up on a derelict spaceship with no memories of who they are or how they got on board. The series stars Melissa O’Neil, Marc Bendavid, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr. and Jodelle Ferland with Roger Cross and Zoie Palmer. “With its mysterious premise and fascinating characters, Dark Matter has built an incredibly loyal, passionate and engaged fan base,” said Chris Regina, Senior Vice President, Program Strategy, Syfy. “We look forward to another… »

- Chris King

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Syfy Gives Second Seasons to ‘Dark Matter,’ ‘Killjoys’

1 September 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Syfy has renewed freshman programs “Dark Matter” and “Killjoys,” the NBCUniversal-owned cabler announced Tuesday.

Both dramas premiered earlier this summer and aired on Fridays, faring decently in same-day numbers by the night’s low-bar standards.

In Nielsen’s “live plus same-day” estimates, “Dark Matter” averaged a 0.27 rating in adults 18-49, a 0.35 in adults 25-54 and 1.023 million viewers overall, and these numbers spiked in “live plus-3” to a 0.45 in 18-49, a 0.64 in 25-54 and 1.754 million viewers overall. In both total viewers and 25-54, “Dark Matter” ranked second among Syfy dramas this summer, behind only the third-year “Defiance.”

Killjoys” averaged a 0.23 in 18-49, a 0.32 in 25-54 and 955,000 viewers overall in same-night viewing, rising in Live+3 to 0.41, 0.55 and 1.455 million, respectively.

Dark Matter,” which is based on series creators Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie’s Dark Horse Comics graphic novel of the same name, features Melissa O’Neil, Marc Bendavid, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr. »

- Whitney Friedlander

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Dark Horse Comics: Dark Matter; Season One Finale Teaser

28 August 2015 11:15 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full of weaponry and a destination: a remote mining colony that is about to become a war zone. With no idea whose side they are on, they face a deadly decision. Will these amnesiacs turn their backs on history, or will their pasts catch up with them? Starring: Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr., Jodelle Ferland, Roger R. Cross and Zoie Palmer. LEEE777 - Dark Matter Season Finale of episode twelve and thirteen starts tonight at 9/8c on the Syfy channel. »

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Dark Horse Comics Dark Matter: Season One; Episode Eleven Teaser

21 August 2015 11:55 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full of weaponry and a destination: a remote mining colony that is about to become a war zone. With no idea whose side they are on, they face a deadly decision. Will these amnesiacs turn their backs on history, or will their pasts catch up with them? Starring: Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr., Jodelle Ferland, Roger R. Cross and Zoie Palmer. LEEE777 - The new episode of Dark Matter airs tonight at 10/9c on the Syfy channel. »

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Dark Matter: Season One; Episode Eight Teaser

31 July 2015 12:39 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

The crew stop at a space station to refuel and rest, but Six has a different agenda, which has to do with revenge. Meanwhile, One is taken aback by an unwelcome revelation. Starring: Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr., Jodelle Ferland, Roger R. Cross and Zoie Palmer. LEEE777 - Dark Matter episode eight airs tonight at 10pm on the Syfy channel. »

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Dark Matter: Season One; Episode Seven Teaser

24 July 2015 12:35 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

The crew finally gain access to the secret room in the ship's underbelly and among the items they find inside are a sunny android and a desperately ill woman who reveals a connection to Three. Starring: Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr., Jodelle Ferland, Roger R. Cross and Zoie Palmer. LEEE777 - Dark Matter episode seven airs tonight at 10pm on the Syfy channel. »

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Dark Matter: Season One; Episode Six Teaser

17 July 2015 3:01 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Chemical hypnosis and the ship's neural link are used to explore the memories secreted away in Five's subconscious, during which she uncovers the dark truth about Four and Six's violent pasts. She also learns about the circumstances that landed her on the ship and gains some insight into the idyllic childhood of a mysterious little boy. Starring: Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr., Jodelle Ferland, Roger R. Cross and Zoie Palmer. LEEE777 - Dark Matter episode six airs tonight at 10pm on the Syfy channel. »

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Dark Matter: Season One; Episode Four Teaser

3 July 2015 11:10 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

The past comes back to haunt members of the crew during a stopover at a space station, during which Four makes a stunning discovery, while Two and Five learn that some games of chance come with surprising risks. Elsewhere, Six receives some unwanted attention at a local clinic; and One and Three’s attempts to sell the weapons in their cargo hold lands them at a dangerous disadvantage. Starring: Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr., Jodelle Ferland, Roger R. Cross and Zoie Palmer. LEEE777 - Dark Matter episode four airs tonight at 10pm on the Syfy channel. »

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Comic Con 2015 Thursday Schedule

25 June 2015 2:42 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

San Diego Comic-Con 2015 has released their full schedule for Thursday, July 9. For your convenience, we have pulled out all of the movie, TV and DVD related panels and events below, but you can can visit Comic-Con.org to check out the full schedule including comic book and video game panels. Take a look at all of the movie, TV and DVD events that will take place during the first day of Comic Con.

Thursday, July 9

10:00am - 11:00am - Amazon: Hand of God

Amazon will introduce the Comic-Con audience to Hand of God; a one-hour drama series that stars Golden Globe winner Ron Perlman in his first lead television role since Sons of Anarchy, as the honorable justice Pernell Harris. The series centers on Harris, a powerful and corrupt judge who comes apart at the seams in the aftermath of a family tragedy. Stricken by grief, and in »

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Dark Matter: Season One Ratings

16 June 2015 3:13 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

TV shows that are based on comic books seem to be all the rage these days but they've found mixed success in the ratings. The Flash and Arrow are hits but Constantine was cancelled. How will the newest one, Dark Matter, perform for Syfy? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned.

On Dark Matter, the crew of a derelict spaceship is awakened from stasis with no memories of who they are or how they got on board. Facing threats at every turn, they have to work together to survive a voyage charged with vengeance, betrayal and hidden secrets. The show's cast includes Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr, Jodelle Ferland, Roger Cross, and Zoie Palmer.

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Dark Matter

13 June 2015 12:29 AM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Network: Syfy

Episodes: Ongoing (hour)

Seasons: Ongoing

TV show dates: June 12, 2015 -- present

Series status: Has not been cancelled

Performers include: Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr, Jodelle Ferland, Roger Cross, and Zoie Palmer.

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The crew of a derelict spaceship is awakened from stasis with no memories of who they are or how they got on board. Facing threats at every turn, they have to work together to survive a voyage charged with vengeance, betrayal and hidden secrets.

Charming but a bit of a goof, One aka "Pretty Boy" (Marc Bendavid) is the crew's moral center. He's a guy who always tries to do the right thing, despite the odds stacked against him and no matter how unpopular the course of action. He sometimes screws up but »

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Dark Matter Review: Syfy’s New Series Gives Its Characters a Clean Slate

12 June 2015 8:30 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

There are two things that recommend Syfy’s new series Dark Matter even without knowing anything else about the series. One, it comes from Stargate writers Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, and two, that it’s adapted from a comic they also created. That creative continuity gives Dark Matter a clear sense of itself from the start, and that confidence in its storytelling allows for the series to march along at a good clip. [caption id="attachment_471433" align="alignright" width="350"] Image via Syfy[/caption] Dark Matter focuses on six space travelers who wake up from stasis unable to remember who they are, or what their mission is. To keep things simple, they name themselves One through Six, but their lack of a distinct nomenclature doesn’t mean they don’t have distinct personalities, even if they do fall under reliable sci-fi tropes: One (Marc Bendavid) is the group’s moral compass, while Two (Melissa O’Neil »

- Allison Keene

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Syfy’s Summer to Include Three New Series, ‘Sharknado’ Week

23 April 2015 4:19 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

It’s going to be a busy summer on Syfy, and not just because of its latest “Sharknado” movie. The network on Thursday announced a summer lineup that also includes three new series and the return of three others.

The slate includes new scripted series “Killjoys,” from the producers of “Orphan Black,” and “Dark Matter,” from the writers of “Stargate Atlantis.” Also on tap are the new unscripted gameshow “Geeks Who Drink,” hosted and exec produced by Zachary Levi; and returning seasons of scripted originals “Defiance” and “Dominion,” as well as competition series “Face Off.”

Syfy kicks off its summer on Friday, June 12, with the two-hour, third-season premiere of “Defiance,” followed by the series premiere of “Dark Matter.” In “Dark Matter,” the crew of a derelict spaceship awakens with no memories of who they are or how they got there. Facing threats at every turn, they have to work together »

- Rick Kissell

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Spaceship Drama ‘Dark Matter’ to Go Global on Syfy

7 April 2015 6:27 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

London — TV series “Dark Matter” is going global on Syfy following its U.S. premiere on the channel on June 12.

It will air on Syfy in 86 countries, including the U.K., France, Germany, Spain and Australia. Regions where it plays on the channel include Asia, Central Europe and Latin America.

The series is created by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie (“Stargate” franchise), based on their graphic novel of the same name, published by Dark Horse Comics. It is produced by Prodigy Pictures (“Lost Girl,” “Xiii”).

The 13 one-hour episodes follow the crew of a derelict spaceship who are awakened from stasis with no memories of who they are or how they got on board. Facing threats at every turn, they have to work together to survive a voyage charged with vengeance, betrayal and hidden secrets.

Dark Matter” will feature Melissa O’Neil (Broadway production of “Les Miserables”), Marc Bendavid (“Bitten”), Anthony Lemke »

- Leo Barraclough

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