Friday, October 5, 2018

Syfy Sets Premiere Dates for 'Nightflyers' and 'The Magicians'

During their panels at New York Comic Con, Syfy announced the premiere dates for the new drama Nightfylers and the return date for veteran drama The Magicians.

Beginning December 2, all 10 episodes of Nightflyers will debut across all Syfy platforms timed to the beginning of the linear telecast. Episodes 1-5 will debut Sunday, December 2 through Thursday, December 6 at 10/9c., and episodes 6-10 on Sunday, December 9 through Thursday, December 13 at 10/9c. There will be limited commercial interruption across all platforms. Weekend marathons will also give fans an additional opportunity to catch up on the series.

Set in the year 2093, the drama follows a team of scientists aboard The Nightflyer, the most advanced ship ever built, as they embark on a journey to find other life forms. Their mission takes them to the edge of the solar system, an to the edge of insanity, as they realize true horror isn't waiting for them in outer space - it's already on their ship.

Gretchen Mol, Eoin Macken, David Ajala, Sam Strike, Maya Eshet, Angus Sampson, Jodie Turner-Smith and Brian F. O'Byrne star.

Jeff Buhler created the drama based on the novel by George R.R. Martin. They executive produce with Gene Klein, David Bartis, Doug Liman, Brian Nelson, Mike Cahill, Andrew McCarthy, Alison Rosenzweig, Michael Gaeta, Lloyd Ivan Miller and Alice P. Neuhauser. Universal Cable Productions, Hypnotic Productions, Gaeta Rosenzweig Films and Lloyd Ivan Miller Productions produce.

The fourth season of The Magicians will premiere on Wednesday, January 23 at 9/8c.

The drama stars Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Hale Appleman, Arjun Gupta, Summer Bishil, Rick Worthy, Jade Tailor, Brittany Curran and Trevor Einhorn.

Sera Gamble and John McNamara developed the drama based on the novels by Lev Grossman. They executive produce with Chris Fisher, Henry Alonso Myers, Michael London and Janice Williams. Universal Cable Productions and Groundswell Productions produce.