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Epic Mythological Series Olympus Leads Syfy’s Spring 2015 Schedule!

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Olympus, the tale of  brave men and women who banished the gods of Olympus to the Underworld/Hades, is the big spring series for Syfy. The 13-episode series premies on Thursday, April 2nd (10/9C).

Also on Syfy this spring: Haunting: Australia (March 24th), the final season of Lost Girl (April 17th), the second season of Bitten (April 17th), and the original movie, Lake Placid vs. Anaconda.

For times and season synopses, follow the jump.

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Sharknado 3 To Wreak Havok At Universal Orlando Resort!

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Floridians are about to experience a Sharknado! Syfy’s Sharknado 3 will shoot key scenes at Universal Orlando Resort.

This time out, the Sharknado will wreak mass destruction in Washington, D.C. before ‘roaring down the Eastern Seaboard and into Florida.’

Ian Ziering, Tara Reid and Cassie Scerbo star in Sharknado 3, which is set to premiere in July. For further details, follow the jump.

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Jordan Hayes chats about SyFy’s Helix

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The team of scientists from the CDC are back for season 2.  They left the blistery cold Artic and the Narvak virus behind them, only to be thrown in the trenches 15 months later when they are once again summoned to investigate a new virus in the remote island of St. Germaine.  Meanwhile, the elusive but dangerous immortal group Ilaria continues to loom in the background. Jordan Hayes, who plays the pregnant CDC researcher Dr. Jordan Hayes, joins Eclipse Magazine to talk about her acting career and the tv show “Helix”.

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Defiance Season Three Begins Production!

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The third season of Syfy’s Defiance has begun production in Toronto for a Summer 2015 debut. The new season will introduce thee major new characters and at least one new alien race.

Taking aim at the town of Defiance, this season, will be General Rahm Tak (Lee Tergesen) of the Votanis Collective who sees the town as a symbolic target on his road to gaining power.

T’evgin (Conrad Coates), the leader of the Omec who reluctantly carries the burden of his species’ survival on his shoulders, and his daughter and second-in-command, Kindzi (Nichole Galicia), are the other major new characters introduced this season. For further details, follow the jump.

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12 Monkeys Lacks Gilliam-esque Humor But Still Intrigues!

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I love Terry Gilliam’s movies but, somehow, I’d never seen 12 Monkeys until about eight weeks ago. Once I did, I had a bad feeling about Syfy’s adaptation (Fridays, 9/8C) – a feeling that wasn’t totally dispersed by the first two episodes on the screener that the network sent, but enough so that I’m looking forward to the next five episodes on a second screener set that arrived a couple days ago.

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Jim Uhls Takes Spin For Syfy!

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Jim Uhls (Fight Club, Semper Fi, Jumper) will be adapting Robert Charles Wilson’s Hugo-winning sci-fi novel Spin as a six-hour miniseries for Syfy. Spin is the first part of a trilogy that also includes Axis and Vortex.

The novel has a young scientist attempting to save humanity from impending apocalypse via a black cloud that has blanketed the planet, blacking out the sun and stars.

For further details, follow the jump.

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Syfy Developing Futuristic Prison Drama 51st State!

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Oscar-nominee Craig Borten (Dallas Buyers Club) and Syfy are developing  51st State, a one-hour drama about a futuristic prison society.

In the future, with the American prison system stretched to the breaking point, the country purchases Greenland and shifts its prison population there.

Borten is writing the pilot. He, Peter Chernin (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) and Katherine Pope (New Girl) will executive produce. For further details, follow the jump.

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Josh Hutcherson To Guest On Face Off!

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The Hunger Games’ Josh Hutcherson will be a guest judge on the third episode of this season of Face Off (Syfy, Tuesdays, 9/8C). Hutcherson was no doubt chosen to guest judge because of his Hunger Games character, Peeta Malark, who turned out to be a master of disguise in a memorable sequence the franchise’s first film.

Hutcherson’s episode of Face Off will air on Tuesday, January 27th. Other guest judges include make-up legend and seven-time Oscar®-winner, Rich Baker; two-time Oscar®-winner for Production Design, Robert Stromberg; actor Doug Jones Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth); horror legend Clive Barker, comics artist and Images Comics founder, Todd McFarlane, and more. Follow the jump for more.

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