May 18, 2011
SPACE Reveals New Series and Anticipated Premieres with Chockablock Summer Schedule
–TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY and new series ALPHAS
lead list of new programming for Summer –
– SPACE debuts new series OUTCASTS –
– New documentary series FANBOY CONFESSIONAL premieres –
Toronto, ON (May 18, 2011) – Check your pulse Canada, ‘cause this Summer SPACE is delivering heart-pounding adventures with nail-biting finales, big-buzz premieres and returning fan favourites. SPACE’s sizzling Summer schedule reaches a fever pitch with the hotly anticipated premieres of new series ALPHAS (July 11 at 10:05 p.m. ET) and OUTCASTS (June 18 at 8 p.m. ET).The excitement continues with the return of signature series TORCHWOOD in July.
The jam-packed Summer lineup also includes THE LISTENER, premiering Monday, June 20 at 9 p.m. ET with back-to-back episodes, and the debut of original documentary series FANBOY CONFESSIONAL. This new series celebrates all aspects of genre and subculture and delves into a world of ultimate fandom, airing Wednesdays at 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, beginning July 13.
Viewers can count on getting their Summer movie fix, best-of marathons and fan favourites with SPACE, the go-to for the best in genre programming all season long.
**Media Note** - Download photography at bellmediapr.ca and find the complete Summer schedule here. For a quick list of the Summer premiere dates, click here.
Below is the list of Summer series and movies on SPACE. All programming is subject to change. Some screeners are available upon request.
FACT OR FAKED: Paranormal Witness (Season 2A Premiere)
Wednesday, June 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Start June off right with the Season 2 premiere FACT OR FAKED, uncovering the best in paranormal mysteries. The fascinating series will give viewers their conspiracy theory fix until the finale in July.
BEING HUMAN (UK) (Season 3 Finale
Monday, June 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
As the series comes to a climax, we discover what Herrick’s plans are now that he’s back in black. Mitchell is rescued from prison, but finds himself locked in a cage, face to face with George.
DOCTOR WHO (Season 6A Finale)
Saturday, June 11 at 8 p.m. ET
Starring the dapper new, bow-tie wearing Doctor, Matt Smith, the iconic and recharged series wraps for the summer with a not-to-be-missed season finale!
INNERSPACE: The Listener (Season 2 – special episode)
Monday, June 13 at 10 p.m. ET/ PT
INNERSPACE on-air reporter Natasha Eloi gives viewers an in-depth look at the second season of THE LISTENER.
MERLIN (encore episodes)
Wednesdays - Fridays, beginning June 15 at 8:00 p.m.
Families can count on MERLIN returning this summer with encore episodes starting June 15.
INNERSPACE: Game On! 2011 (Special Premiere)
Friday, June 17 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT
OUTCASTS (Series Premiere)
Saturday, June 18 at 8 p.m. ET
Amid growing fears for the future for Earth, a fleet of transporters departs for a newly discovered, life-supporting planet in a distant galaxy. For those who arrive safely there is one objective: build a safe new home on the planet Carpathia.
THE LISTENER (Season 2 Premiere)
Monday, June 20 at 9:10 p.m. ETToby Logan is THE LISTENER, a 25-year-old paramedic with a big secret – he’s a telepath and he’s been hiding his gift his whole life. In addition to being a highly skilled first responder, he’s been blessed, and cursed, with telepathic abilities that allow him to read people’s thoughts.
SANCTUARY (Season 3.5 Finale)
Friday, June 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The Sanctuary receives alarming news that a large group of Abnormals has been spotted at the entrance to a cave in South Dakota. Magnus (Amanda Tapping) knows immediately that this is the first wave of Abnormals surfacing from Hollow Earth.
INNERSPACE: Summer Blockbusters (Special Premiere)
Friday, June 24 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT
Friday, July 1 – Sunday, July 3 starting at 9:00 a.m. ET
Starting with Season 1 on Friday and wrapping with TORCHWOOD: CHILDREN OF EARTH on Sunday, catch up with the acclaimed series before the TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY premiere.
TORCHWOOD: Miracle Day (Season 4 Premiere)
July - date & time to be announced
Fans of the successful series won’t want to miss the Season 4 premiere, starring John Barrowman, returning as Captain Jack Harkness.
“Miracle Day" begins with a day when nobody dies. The result: an overnight population boom. With all the extra people, resources are finite and it's said that in four month's time, the human race will cease to be viable. But this can't be a natural occurrence - someone's got to be behind it. It's a race against time as C.I.A. agent Rex Matheson investigates a global conspiracy. The answers lie within an old, secret British institute. As Rex keeps asking "What is Torchwood?," he's drawn into a world of adventure, and a threat to change what it means to be human, forever.
ALPHAS (Series Premiere)
Monday, July 11 at 10:05 ET
ALPHAS follows a team of ordinary citizens with extraordinary mental and physical abilities. Five ordinary people become one extraordinary team of Alphas - people with the power to stretch the capabilities of the human mind due to brain anomalies that have imbued them with hyper-normal mental and physical abilities.
FANBOY CONFESSIONAL (Series Premiere)
Wednesday, July 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Each episode of this new documentary series profiles a fanboy at the top of his game – the “Fanboy’s Fanboy”. Catch this fascinating, six episode series as it delves into the world of genre, subculture and obsession.
ALPHAS Mini Marathon
Monday, August 1, starting at 6:30 p.m. ET
Catch the first three episodes of the hot new superhero series, leading into the all new episode at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
RED FACTION: ORIGINS (Premiere)
Saturday, June 4 at 9 p.m. ET
Check out the feature length, television movie that coincides with the release of the video game Red Faction: Armageddon.
STAR WARS Sundays
Sundays at 8:00 p.m. ET beginning June 5.
Fans can get their dose of the force throughout June and July.
June 5 – STAR WARS: EPISODE I – THE PHANTOM MENACE
June 12 – STAR WARS: EPISODE II – ATTACK OF THE CLONES
June 19 – STAR WARS: EPISODE III – REVENTH OF THE SITH
June 26 – STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS
July 10 – STAR WARS: EPISODE IV – A NEW HOPE
July 17 – STAR WARS: EPISODE V – THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
July 24 – STAR WARS: EPISODE V1 – RETURN OF THE JEDI
Thursday, June 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Thriller fans won’t want to miss the sci-fi TV movie starting Gil Bellows as he helps fight off an alien invasion.
ICE ROAD TERROR (Premiere)
Saturday, June 11 at 9 p.m. ET
Jurassic Park meets The Ice Storm. When Alaskan truckers head on a dangerous drive, they never expected to meet an unfrozen prehistoric monster.
Thursday, June 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Gamers unite! Fans of the video game series won’t want to miss the action, adventure mo
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