via press release:
SYFY’S SECOND ANNUAL COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS WEEK, AIRING DECEMBER 4-10, WILL FEATURE
STAND-ALONE HOLIDAY EPISODES OF HIT SERIES
, , AND
SATURDAY ORIGINAL MOVIE SNOWMAGEDDON
ORLANDO -- October 10, 2011 – Syfy will celebrate the holiday season with its second annual Countdown to Christmas Week (December 4-10) featuring the two night miniseries Neverland, stand-alone holiday episodes of hit series , , and , and the Saturday Original Movie Snowmageddon.
Highlights of Syfy’s Countdown to Christmas Week
Neverland -- Sunday, December 4 at 9PM & Monday, December 5 at 9PM (ET/PT) – This original prequel to author J.M. Barrie’s classic Peter Pan sweeps in time from the turbulent seas of the pirates of the Caribbean and the back alleys of Dickensian London to a world of pure imagination. The film stars Rhys Ifans (The Amazing Spider-Man) as James Hook, Oscar nominee Keira Knightley as of Tinker Bell, Anna Friel (Pushing Daisies) as Captain Elizabeth Bonny, Oscar nominee Bob Hoskins as Smee (who previously played the character in Steven Spielberg’s feature Hook), Raoul Trujillo (Tin Man) and Charlie Rowe (Pirate Radio) as one of literature’s most cherished characters, Peter Pan. Neverland is produced by Dublin-based Parallel Films on behalf of MNG Films, in association with Syfy and Sky Movies HD, and will be distributed by RHI Entertainment.
, and – Tuesday, December 6 from 8-11PM – Syfy’s scripted series get into the spirit of the season with ’s first ever animated episode including guest star Jim Parsons () at 8PM, ’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” homage at 9PM, and a Christmas fantasy which makes the residents of disappear, one by one, airing at 10PM.
– Wednesday, December 7 at 9PM – Jason and Grant hunt for the ghosts of Christmas past in this special holiday edition.
Saturday Original Movie Snowmageddon – Saturday, December 10 at 9PM – Michael Hogan (Battlestar Galactica) David Cubitt () and Magda Apanowicz ()
star in the story about a mystical snow globe that makes very bad things happen in the real world when it is shaken. The movie is a production of Cinetel.
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