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Syfy, returning to its long-form programming roots, has ordered six-hour event series Ascension from Smallville scribe and producer Philip Levens.

The space opera, according to Syfy, will focus on a covert space mission launched by the U.S. government in 1963, which sent hundreds of men, women, and children on a century-long voyage aboard a starship called Ascension to populate a new world. Passengers aboard the spaceship begin to question… Continue reading Syfy orders six-hour event series ‘Ascension’

BLAKES 7 ‘Blake’s 7′ reboot in the works at Syfy with ‘Casino Royale’ director

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Syfy is working on a U.S. version of classic UK sci-fi series Blake’s 7.

Created by Terry Nation (Dr. Who), Blake’s 7 followed a hard-core renegades and criminals who escape from a prison planet — battling humans and aliens alike – and became heroes. The show launched on BBC in 1978 and ran for four seasons. If greenlit, Martin Campbell (Casino

What to watch on Thursday, December 29…

Don’t think about how weird and quiet and unfun this week has been (because it totally has, right?) and think instead about the upcoming new year! It’s almost here, and it’s gonna be fun! Meantime, check these out:

HOLIDAY SPECIAL, 8pm, ABCHappy New Year, Charlie BrownTonight ABC rebroadcasts this 1986 Peanuts special in which Charlie Brown spends a New Year’s Eve party reading War and

We’re back! After a FEROCIOUS Round 1 which saw many mighty giants fall and several young upstarts get their due, we now embark on Round 2, which promises even more basic-cable brutality.

To kick things off, this week sees a face-off between two absolute titans of basic cable. But only ONE will walk away from the conflict alive. Who lives or dies is up to YOU. Choose wisely!

Background: Few people can… Continue reading America's Got Cable, Round 2: Syfy vs. Comedy Central

DC Comics’ Booster Gold Heads to Syfy

November 22, 2011

booster cover DC Comics Booster Gold Heads to SyfySyfy has ordered a pilot based on the DC Comics character Booster Gold, says a story at The Hollywood Reporter. “Fringe” writer Andrew Kreisberg has been tasked with writing a pilot.

Created by Dan Jurgens in 1986 and featured in his own eponymous series, Booster Gold is the superheroic identity of Michael Jon Carter, a resident of the 25th century who travels