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‘Sharknado: The 4th Awakens’ Sets July Premiere for This Galaxy

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 1, 2016 @ 1:48 PM
Sharknado sequels haven’t always put too much effort into their titles, but with a fourth installment now chumming the waters around July, there has been an awakening. Oh yes, Sharknado: The 4th Awakens has officially set a July premiere with a brand-new poster.

Gary Busey Will Play Tara Reid’s Father in ‘Sharknado 4,’ And Nothing Has Ever Made More Sense

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 9, 2016 @ 6:30 PM
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Sharknado 3 already reach the pinnacle of great white weather catastrophes in taking its titular threat to friggin’ space, and there’s only one way to top it. You’re goddamn right: Gary Busey. The fourth installment in Syfy’s surprisingly endurant social media disaster flick has whipped up the winds of production, announcing its first guest stars and details.

Syfy Sets 2016 Bows for ‘12 Monkeys’ Season 2, TWD Boss’ ‘Hunters’

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 14, 2016 @ 10:09 PM
The Syfy programming slate has grown more and more ambitious of late, and 2016 is looking strong with some favorites, old and new. Not only has the network set a second season debut for its breakout 12 Monkeys adaptation, but so too do we know when Walking Dead producer Gale Ann Hurd will unleash a Hunters adaptation.

Syfy Flips ‘Van Helsing’ Gender for New Series … By Neil LaBute?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 2, 2015 @ 1:50 PM
Adding a minor twist to an existing IP these days has become standard practice with TV, yet somehow Syfy’s gender-flipped Van Helsing series is nowhere near as surprising as its helmer. Playwright and indie filmmaker Neil LaBute, of all people, will showrun the new Syfy vampire series, following the adventures of Vanessa Helsing.

David Goyer Says Syfy’s ‘Krypton’ Set 200 Years Before ‘Man of Steel’

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 22, 2015 @ 6:32 PM
Warner Bros.
However difficult a time Gotham has navigating early years of Batman mythology, Man of Steel writer David Goyer’s Syfy Krypton looks to skirt its Superman problem by going hundreds of years in the past. Goyer offered up a few new details of the tone and setting of the proposed pilot, potentially tying into the Man of Steel mythos as well.

George R.R. Martin To Cameo on Syfy’s ‘Z Nation,’ Plus ‘Winds of Winter’ News?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 10, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
It’s grown old hat to accuse Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin of stalling on the franchise’s sixth installment The Winds of Winter, most recently by the revered author’s Sharknado cameo, so we have good news and bad. Martin will put in a zombified appearance on Syfy’s Z Nation, but may also finally drop Winter in 2016, according to reports.

Syfy Still Moving Forward With Wes Craven Series, MTV ‘Scream’ to Pay Tribute

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 31, 2015 @ 3:11 PM
MTV / Jason Kempin, Getty Images
We’re still feeling the loss of horror icon Wes Craven, who sadly succumbed to brain cancer this past Sunday, but the revered director’s influence will continue to be felt for years to come. Not only has Syfy opted to continue on with Craven’s TV work on two new series, but so too will MTV’s Scream pay tribute to the man with its upcoming season finale.

Nielsen Ratings Finally Dip a Toe Into Analyzing Netflix, Hulu Viewer Data

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 28, 2015 @ 10:32 PM
Hulu / Netflix
As Hannibal fans this weekend (and billions of others before them) can attest, too long has the antiquated Nielsen ratings system given an incomplete picture of a show’s viewership, swaying networks to and fro of cancellation. We may finally have some progress however, as Nielsen will begin taking into account streaming data from the likes of Hulu, Netflix and beyond.