Syfy Acquires All 31 Episodes of ‘Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles’; Premieres Thursday, April 7
I posted about this earlier, but here’s the official press release.
via press release:
SYFY ACQUIRES ALL THIRTY-ONE EPISODES OF TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES FROM WARNER BROS. DOMESTIC TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION
SERIES WILL PREMIERE ON SYFY THURSDAY, APRIL 7
NEW YORK – February 22, 2011 – Syfy has acquired both seasons (31 episodes) of the acclaimed fan-favorite Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, it was announced today by Chris Regina, Vice President, Programming, Syfy, and Tom Cerio, Executive Vice President, Cable Sales, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.
With Terminator 3 as the lead-in, the series will join the Syfy line-up on Thursday, April 7 with two episodes from 9-11PM (ET/PT). The regular time slot will be Thursdays from 7-11PM (ET/PT).
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles brought the blockbuster Terminator movie franchise to television in an action-adventure drama taking place after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day. The series reveals what happens when Sarah Connor (series star Lena Headey – upcoming Game of Thrones, 300, The Brothers Grimm) stops running and goes on the offensive against an ever-evolving technological enemy. At the end of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Sarah vanquished the Terminator sent from the future to kill her teenage son, John. Now Sarah and John (series star Thomas Dekker – Heroes) find themselves in a very dangerous, complicated world. Fugitives from the law, they must evade pursuers from the future and the present in today’s Los Angeles, relentlessly battling to save more than just themselves.
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles ran for two seasons (2007–09).
Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Summer Glau, Brian Austin Green, Garret Dillahunt, Shirley Manson, Leven Rambin and Richard T. Jones starred in the series, from the Bartleby Company and The Halcyon Company in association with Warner Bros. Television. Josh Friedman, John Wirth, James Middleton, Mario Kassar, Andrew Vajna and Joel Michaels served as executive producers.
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