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Wynonna Earp: Buffy the Gunslinger!

WYNONNA EARP -- "She Wouldn't Be Gone" Episode 110 -- Pictured: Wolf -- (Photo by: Michelle Faye/Syfy/Wynonna Earp Productions)
WYNONNA EARP — “She Wouldn’t Be Gone” Episode 110 — Pictured: Wolf — (Photo by: Michelle Faye/Syfy/Wynonna Earp Productions)

There are a lot of parallels between Wynonna Earp and Buffy the Vampire Slayer – being the Chosen One/Heir, being a bit of a troublemaker, having a younger sister and, oh, yeah, being tasked with slaying evil supernatural entities.

The primary big differences are: not having Joss Whedon writing/producing her exploits; having a much smaller budget, and being more a Western in Purgatory rather than a High School is Hell scenario.

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Space Opera Teasers: Killjoys & Dark Matter!

KILLJOYS -- Season:1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Luke Macfarlane as D'Avin, Hannah John-Kamen as Dutch, Aaron Ashmore as John -- (Photo by: Steve Wilkie/Syfy)
KILLJOYS –  Luke Macfarlane as D’Avin, Hannah John-Kamen as Dutch, Aaron Ashmore as John – (Photo by: Steve Wilkie/Syfy)

July 1st marks the date that Syfy’s original shows Killjoys (9/8C) and Dark Matter (10/9C) return.

Both are a lot of pure space opera fun and both ended in cliffhangers Follow the jump to check out the first teasers for the season two premieres.

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Syfy Blasts Into Superman Biz With Krypton Pilot!

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Syfy has ordered Superman prequel Krypton to pilot. The pilot, which is set two generations prior to the planet’s destruction, follow’s Superman’s grandfather as he attempts to redeem his family’s honor and save the planet after the House of El had been shamed and ostracized.

The pilot and story are written by David S. Goyer & Ian Goldberg and directed by Damian Kindler. For more, follow the jump.

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Syfy Reveals Sharknado: The 4th Awakens Key Art and Cannon Fodder!

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Syfy has unveiled the key art (above) for Sharknado: The 4th Awakens – along with a list of cameo appearances (cannon fodder) for the highly anticipated fourth chapter in the Sharknado Saga.

The cameos include members of Rascal Flatts and Slipknot; the original Baywatch; a couple of denizens of Shark Tank, and many more.

Follow the jump for the complete list. Sharknado: The 4th Awakens premieres on Sunday, July 31st (8/7C).

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Hunters: Scarily Timely Sci-Fi Drama!

HUNTERS -- "The Beginning & The End" Episode 101 -- Pictured: Julian McMahon as Lionel McCarthy -- (Photo by: Ben King/Syfy)
HUNTERS — “The Beginning & The End” Episode 101 — Pictured: Julian McMahon as Lionel McCarthy — (Photo by: Ben King/Syfy)

Hunters (Syfy, Mondays, 10/9C) is one of the most off-the-moment shows Syfy will ever do. Its tale of a secret government agency that hunts alien terrorists is dark, and gritty and genuinely creepy not to mention scary.

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Dwindling Supply of Whiskey Trailer: Dead 7!

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A post-apocalyptic Western that follows a group of gunslingers as they look to rid a small town of a zombie plague? Starring members of NSYNC, the Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees and O-Town?

Sign me up!

Dead 7 is from the producers of Sharknado – and co-written by Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter and Sawyer Perry. Directed by Danny Roew (Shotgun Wedding), Dead 7 premieres on April 1st. Check out the trailer after the jump.

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Behind the Scenes Featurette: Wynonna Earp!

WYNONNA EARP -- "Purgatory" Episode 101 -- Pictured: (l-r) Dominique Provost-Chalkley as Waverly Earp, Melanie Scrofano as Wynonna Earp -- (Photo by: Michelle Faye/Syfy/Wynonna Earp Productions)
WYNONNA EARP – Pictured: (l-r) Dominique Provost-Chalkley as Waverly Earp, Melanie Scrofano as Wynonna Earp — (Photo by: Michelle Faye/Syfy/Wynonna Earp Productions)

Based on the IDW graphic novel by Beau Smith, Syfy’s modern supernatural western, Wynonna Earp, stars Melanie Scrofrano as Wyatt Earp’s great-great granddaughter, Wynonna Earp, a young woman who left town years ago but has now returned home to face her literal and figurative demons (although she doesn’t know it when we meet her – she’s just attending a funeral).

Syrfy has released a behind-the-scenes featurette that gives us the lowdown on the new series, Wynonna Earp, which premieres on April 1st. Check it out after the jump.

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The Magicians: The Writing Room: Lies!

THE MAGICIANS -- "The Writing Room" Episode 109 -- Pictured: (l-r) Olivia Taylor Dudley as Alice, Sibyl Gregory as Beatrix, Hale Appleman as Eliot -- (Photo by: Carole Segal/Syfy)
THE MAGICIANS — “The Writing Room” Episode 109 — Pictured: (l-r) Olivia Taylor Dudley as Alice, Sibyl Gregory as Beatrix, Hale Appleman as Eliot — (Photo by: Carole Segal/Syfy)

The Magicians (Syfy, Mondays, 9/8C) has become this curious mix of Harry Potter and Narnia – with a healthy helping of WTF on all sides.

In The Writing Room, Quentin learns there’s a permanent key to Fillory if only he can find it – which leads him, Alice, Eliot and Penny into a danger they’ve never even imagined before.

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Syfy Announces Cast and Plot of Sharknado 4!

SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO! -- Pictured: Jerry Springer as Manic Tourist -- (Photo by: Raymond Liu/Syfy)
SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO! — Pictured: Jerry Springer as Manic Tourist — (Photo by: Raymond Liu/Syfy)

To quote Quantum Leap’s Sam Beckett, ‘Oh boy!’

Syfy has announced that Sharknado 4 – once again a collaboration with The Asylum – ‘will take place five years after the East Coast was ravaged in Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No.’

Returning cast include Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, David Hasselhoff and Ryan Newman. They will be joined by  a new group of co-stars including Gary Busey and Cheryl Tiegs.

Once again, writer Thunder Levin and director Anthony C. Ferrante will create the epic badness we’ve come to know and love to hate. Follow the jump for more.

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Spotify To Have Plot Relevant Presence In Syfy’s Hunters!

HUNTERS -- "The Beginning & The End" Episode 101 -- Pictured: Julian McMahon as Lionel McCarthy -- (Photo by: Ben King/Syfy)
HUNTERS — “The Beginning & The End” Episode 101 — Pictured: Julian McMahon as Lionel McCarthy — (Photo by: Ben King/Syfy)

In what has to a first, Spotify will have a plot relevant presence in syfy’s new series Hunters.

Here’s how it works: In a gritty underground world, the “Hunters” – ruthless, otherworldly terrorists at the center of the series’ story – regularly communicate via coded messages within Spotify playlists. The series’ unique story-telling will feature songs by both classic and current artists such as Savages and The Kinks, as well as cover tracks available exclusively on Spotify.  Online, the partnership will include a season-long digital experience called “Crack the Code,” where fans can enter a sweepstakes by deciphering a secret coded phrase hidden within special playlists on Spotify (curated with tracks featured in HUNTERS).

For further details, follow the jump.

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