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Syfy Picks Up Hit Series Eureka For 5th Season

Syfy is greenlighting its hit original dramedy Eureka for a 5th season, it was announced today by Mark Stern, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, Syfy and Co-Head of Content for Universal Cable Productions, which produces the series.

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Syfy Acquires Third Season Of Merlin

Syfy will rekindle the magic of Camelot, announcing today the acquisition from FremantleMedia Enterprises of the third season of the popular Merlin series, which will make its U.S. television premiere on Syfy in early 2011.

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Yoba & Mennell Join Syfy’s Alphas

Syfy has announced additional casting for its previously announced pilot Alphas, inking actors Malik Yoba and Laura Mennell to co-star in the wry action-adventure project from writers Zak Penn (X-Men: The Last Stand, The Avengers, The Incredible Hulk) and Michael Karnow, it was announced today by Mark Stern, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, Syfy and Co-Head of Content for Universal Cable Productions, which is the studio for the project.

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Syfy Announces Air Date for The Phantom

The Syfy original four-hour movie event The Phantom, produced by Muse Entertainment and distributed by RHI Entertainment, will premiere on Sunday June 20, from 7:00PM to 11:00PM ET/PT. In the Father's Day broadcast, The Phantom's iconic ring is passed from father to son in an all-new, updated adventure for the legendary character.

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Heroes, Mad Men Actors To Guest Star On Stargate Universe

Syfy's acclaimed series, Stargate Universe has cast famed actors, Robert Knepper (Heroes, Prison Break) and Julie McNiven (Supernatural, Mad Men) as guest stars to the second season of the hit series.

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Syfy Details CG Work in New Series

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 8:20am

Syfy continues to expand its horizons with the premiere of its new irreverent half-hour comedy series, Outer Space Astronauts. Using the latest in computer graphics technology to meld live-action and 3D animation, the visually innovative five-episode series premieres on Syfy on Tuesday, December 8 at 9:30 p.m. (ET/PT) and will continue to roll out every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. (ET/PT).

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Syfy Orders Drama Series Based On Novella The Colorado Kid by Stephen King

By Matt Kapko | Monday, November 30, 2009 at 9:49am

Syfy has ordered 13 episodes of the supernatural drama series Haven, based on the novella “The Colorado Kid,” from renowned author Stephen King.

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Syfy's Spin on Alice Adventures in Wonderland Premieres Dec. 6

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 2:35pm

Press Release from Syfy

New York, NY – October 7, 2009 – Syfy’s contemporary re-imagined spin on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland will premiere on Sunday, December 6th @ 9-11pm ET/PT and air over two consecutive nights. In this modern day spin on the classic stories by Lewis Carroll, Academy Award winner Kathy Bates (Misery) stars as the Queen of Hearts and Caterina Scorsone (Crash television series) as Alice.

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Singer Producing SyFy 2012 Miniseries

SyFy and Bryan Singer are jumping on the 2012 end of the world bandwagon as well. Having produced the 2005 miniseries THE TRIANGLE, the cable network and filmmaker will now produce a six-hour miniseries based on the end of the world coming in 2012 based on the end of the Mayan calendar, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

Singer will produce the miniseres with Andrew Deane and Keith Addis via Industry Entertainment.

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Plotkin New SVP at SyFy

Former Warner Bros. TV exec Andrew Plotkin has stepped into the role of SVP of original programming at SyFy, reports VARIETY. He will report to Syfy original programming EVP and Universal Cable Prods. co-head of original content Mark Stern. Plotkin will work closely with Syfy's other SVP Erik Storey.

Plotkin takes the post that Tony Optican vacated to head FremantleMedia North America's scripted programming division.

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NBC Universal Launches Year-Long Wyfy By Syfy Initiative

Press Release from NBC Universal

New York, NY -- July 7, 2009 -- As part of its public service campaign empowering individuals to imagine and build a better tomorrow, Syfy's pro-social campaign Visions for Tomorrow, is launching a year-long initiative to provide free Wyfy (Wi-Fi) at New York City landmarks.

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Sci Fi Transition to Syfy Comes with Imagination Film

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As part of SCI FI's brand evolution to Syfy on July 7, a refresh of the look and feel of Syfy will be reflected in a ground-breaking two-minute brand film, "House of Imagination," that celebrates Syfy's unique spin on imagination. Stars from WAREHOUSE 13, EUREKA, GHOST HUNTERS, CAPRICA, SANCTUARY, STARGATE UNIVERSE, and DESTINATION TRUTH are featured.