Syfy has announced third season renewals for its Friday night space operas, Killjoys and Dark Matter ahead of their second season finales.
Killjoys wraps up its second season tomorrow, Friday, September 2nd (9/8C), while Dark Matter will run back-to-back episodes on Friday, September 9th (10/9C) before concluding its second season run on Friday, September 16th (10/9C).
Series descriptions and social media info follow the break.
SYFY RENEWS ‘KILLJOYS’ AND ‘DARK MATTER’ FOR THIRD SEASONS
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – September 1, 2016 – Syfy today announced a season three renewal for the space action dramas KILLJOYS and DARK MATTER. Both are currently wrapping their second seasons on Syfy: KILLJOYS will air its second season finale tomorrow, Friday, September 2 at 9/8c, while DARK MATTER will air a double episode on Friday, September 9 at 10/9c and 11/10c, and its season two finale on Friday, September 16 at 10/9c.
From Temple Street Productions (“Orphan Black,” “Being Erica”), Universal Cable Productions and creator Michelle Lovretta (“Lost Girl”), KILLJOYS follows a trio of interplanetary bounty hunters sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants throughout the Quad, a distant system on the brink of a bloody, multiplanetary class war. Starring Hannah John-Kamen as Dutch, and Aaron Ashmore and Luke Macfarlane as brothers John and D’avin, this season the KILLJOYS struggled to find the balance between politics, family and the good of the Quad. The series is produced by Temple Street Productions in association with Space and Syfy. Creator and showrunner Lovretta serves as executive producer, along with Temple Street Productions’ David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg. Universal Cable Productions distributes the series worldwide.
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From Prodigy Pictures and Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie (both of “Stargate”), DARK MATTER centers on a crew who awaken on a derelict spaceship with no memories of who they are or how they got there. Facing threats at every turn, they have to work together to survive a voyage fueled by vengeance, betrayal and hidden secrets. This season, the crew found themselves embroiled in an intergalactic conspiracy, seeking a mysterious device that may hold the key to victory in a looming all-out corporate war. Created by Mallozzi and Mullie, developed and produced by Prodigy Pictures, DARK MATTER is based on Mallozzi and Mullie’s graphic novel of the same name, published by Dark Horse Comics. The series features Melissa O’Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr. and Jodelle Ferland with Roger Cross and Zoie Palmer. Executive Producers are Jay Firestone, Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie.
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About Temple Street
Temple Street, a division of Boat Rocker Studios, is a leading producer of television, film and digital media content based in Toronto and Los Angeles. A selection of Temple Street’s past and present projects include, “Orphan Black” (BBC AMERICA, Space), “X Company” (CBC), “Killjoys” (Syfy), “Being Erica” (CBC, SOAPnet), “The Next Step” (Family Channel, Hulu), “Lost & Found Music Studios” (Family Channel, Netflix), “Wingin’ It” (Family Channel), “Say Yes to the Dress Canada” (W), “Million Dollar Critic” (W, BBC America), “Cook’d” (YTV), “Over the Rainbow” (CBC), “Recipe to Riches” (CBC, Food Network, Global), “Cover Me Canada” (CBC), “Billable Hours” (Global, Showcase), “Canada’s Next Top Model” (CTV), “How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?” (CBC), “Queer as Folk” (Showtime, Showcase) and “Darcy’s Wild Life” (NBC, Discovery Kids, Family Channel). For more information, visit www.templestreet.com, follow us on Twitter @TempleStreet or connect with us on Facebook.
About Universal Cable Productions
Universal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across media platforms for domestic and international distribution. In the U.S., UCP’s programming can be seen across various networks including the Golden Globe and Peabody award-winning drama “Mr. Robot,” “Colony,” “Playing House,” “Royal Pains” and “Suits” on USA Network; “The Magicians,” “12 Monkeys” and “Killjoys” on Syfy; “Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce” on Bravo; “The Royals,” on E!; and “Difficult People,” on Hulu. UCP’s content library includes critic and fan favorites such as the Emmy-award winning “Monk” as well as “Psych” and “Battlestar Galactica.” Universal Cable Productions is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. Follow us @UCPisTV.
About Prodigy Pictures
Founded in 2006, Prodigy Pictures leads the way in the production of quality film, television and cross-platform media. Prodigy is responsible for the critically acclaimed television series “Lost Girl.” Prodigy Pictures’ mission is to utilize the best talent worldwide to produce the highest quality content for a range of media. To that end, Prodigy has developed successful, international partnerships around the world, including those in the UK, France and the United States.