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Syfy Channel TV news

Via Syfy press release:

Syfy continues to roll out an ambitious slate of original programming, with its Summer 2015 programming schedule announced today. The slate includes two 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 game show Geeks Who Drink, hosted and executive produced by Zachary Levi; and returning seasons of scripted originals Defiance and Dominion, as well as fan-favorite Face Off. And of course, it wouldn’t be summer without Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, which anchors Syfy’s second annual Sharknado Week this July.

>DEFIANCE (SEASON 3 PREMIERE) Premieres Friday, June 12

>DARK MATTER (SERIES PREMIERE) Premieres Friday, June 12
(Dark Matter comes to us via the guys who brought us Stargate)

>KILLJOYS (SERIES PREMIERE) Premieres Friday, June 19
(Is it me, or do the previews feel like Firefly?)

>DOMINION (SEASON 2 PREMIERE) Premieres Thursday, July 9

>GEEKS WHO DRINK (SERIES PREMIERE) Premieres Thursday, July 16

>SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO! (ORIGINAL MOVIE PREMIERE) Premieres Wednesday, July 22

SHARKNADO WEEK (PROGRAMMING EVENT)
Premieres Saturday, July 18 to Saturday, July 25 (The second annual SHARKNADO WEEK will feature seven original movies, including):

–Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!
–Sharktopus Vs. Whale Wolf (Roger Corman’s third installment of the ‘Sharktopus’ franchise, starring Casper Van Dien)
–3-Headed Shark Attack (starring Danny Trejo)
–Roboshark
–Mega Shark Vs. Kolossus (starring Illeana Douglas)
–Zombie Shark (starring Jason London)
–The world premiere of Lavalantula, starring Steve Guttenberg and fellow Police Academy alums Leslie Easterbrook and Michael Winslow, as they battle lava-breathing tarantulas threatening to destroy Los Angeles.

>FACE OFF (SEASON 9 PREMIERE) Premieres Tuesday, July 28

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Details below if you are curious:

DEFIANCE

Defiance is the story of a ravaged planet Earth thirty-five years in the future, the lives of its citizens permanently altered following the sudden arrival of seven alien races. In this unknown and unpredictable landscape, the diverse, newly-formed civilization of humans and aliens must learn to co-exist peacefully. Following the events of last season’s cliffhanger finale, the series’ two-hour Season 3 premiere opens on the eve of an impending military siege – and the surprise arrival of the mysterious and nearly extinct Omec, an alien race of warriors.

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