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First Look at Syfy’s Nightflyers – ‘Just F*c*ing Awesome!’

George R.R. Martin has described Nightflyers as ‘a haunted house on a spaceship’ and ‘Psycho in space.’

Syfy has just released a video first look at the upcoming series – wherein one member of the production teamed, asked to sum up the show in three words, provides the quote for our headline.

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SYFY Orders Season Two of Happy!!

HAPPY! – Chris Meloni as Nick Sax (Chris Meloni), Happy! (Voiced by Patton Oswalt) – Photo courtesy of Syfy.

Syfy has renewed its darker than dark comics adaptation Happy! for a second season.

Based on Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson’s graphic novel of the same name, HAPPY! follows Nick Sax (Meloni) – an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man – who is adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. After a hit gone wrong, his inebriated life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged horse named Happy (Oswalt).

Happy!’s first season finale airs on Wednesday, January 31st (10/9).

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The Magicians: The Tales of the Seven Keys – The Magicians Is Terrific Even Without Magic!

THE MAGICIANS – The Tales of Seven Keys – Trevor Einhorn as Josh Hoberman, Jason Ralph as Quentin Coldwater, Stella Maeve as Julia Wicker – Photo by Eike Schroter/Courtesy of Syfy.

The Magicians (Wednesdays, 9/8C) returns with our protagonists still stuck in a world without magic – mostly – but there are glimmerings that the situation can be reversed…

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Syfy Announces Pick-Up of George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers!

SYFY has announced a series order for Nightflyers – based on the novella by George R.R. Martin.

Nightflyers follows eight maverick scientists and a powerful telepath who embark on an expedition to the edge of our solar system aboard The Nightflyer – a ship with a small tightknit crew and a reclusive captain — in the hope of making contact with alien life.

Netflix will co-produce and have first-run rights to the series outside of the U.S.

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Happy! Happy! Joy! Joy! Happy! Is Disturbingly Wonderful!

HAPPY! – Nick Sax (Chris Meloni) – Photo courtesy of Syfy.

The only way a Grant Morrison comic could ever possibly work on television would be if he directly involved – his work is just not in the purview of the average (or even quality) TV writers/producers.
Happy! Was developed by Morrison and Brian Taylor (from the graphic novel by Morrison and Darick Robertson) – who just happens to be one of minds behind the Jason Statham hit Crank. It’s a writing marriage made in every heaven and several of the seven hells.

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Syfy Commemerates 25th Anniversary with Month-Long Celebration!

It’s the 25th Anniversary of the birth of Syfy and what do you do when there’s a big anniversary? You celebrate!

Syfy’s celebration includes: a 15-part podcast series, SYFY25: Origin Stories, hosted by Adam Savage, and premiering on September 8th;  the fomation of the Advisory Council of Leading Voices in the Genre (already including names like Carlton Cuse, Grant Morrison and Patton Oswalt); the return of Battlestar Galactica to Syfy linear and video on demand platforms on September 22nd, a SYFY25 Screening Series; a partnership with Reddit, and FANfare On-Air and Online as the network puts the spotlight on its fans.

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Syfy Unveils Premiere Dates for Happy!, Con Man and More!

Happy! – Nick Sax (Christopher Meloni) – Photo courtesy of Syfy.

Syfy has unveiled its Fall and Winter schedule – include premiere dates for its adaptation of Grant Morrision’s graphic novel series Happy! and Alan Tudyk’s web series Con Man.

Happy! follows ex-cop-turned-hitman Nick Sax, an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man — who is adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. After a hit gone wrong, his inebriated life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged horse.

Con Man follows the journey of Wray Nerely (Alan Tudyk), a washed-up, former sci-fi celebrity who revisits his glory days on the convention circuit.

Premiere dates were also set for season two of Channel Zero: No-End House, season four of Z Nation, season two of Van Helsing, Ghost Wars, superstition and Face Off spin-off Game Face.

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Syfy Takes Face Off To Next Level with Game Face!

Game Face is a new special effects makeup competition with a nasty spin. For seven weeks, former Face Off all-stars will face off each week, with multiple challenges, reveals and eliminations every week.

Face Off’s McKenzie Westmore will host.

Game Face will premiere  on Tuesday, August 22nd (10/9C).

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Syfy Announces Panel and Screening Schedule for Comic-Con 2017!

Happy! – Nick Sax (Christopher Meloni) – Photo courtesy of Syfy.

Syfy has announced its panel and screening schedule for Comic-Con 2017.

Highlights include the Battlestar Galactica reunion, panels for new series Krypton and Happy!, and screenings of episodes of Channel Zero: No-End House and Blood Drive.

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