via press release:
NEW CULT CLASSIC MOVIE BIG ASS SPIDER! PREMIERES ON SYFY SATURDAY, APRIL 19 AT 9PM
NEW YORK – March 17, 2014 – Look out, Los Angeles – one big ass spider is coming your way. Continuing its tradition of presenting the best of cult classic movies, Syfy will premiere Big Ass Spider! on Saturday, April 19 at 9PM (ET/PT).
In Big Ass Spider!, starring Greg Grunberg (Heroes, Alias), a giant alien spider escapes from a military lab and terrorizes Los Angeles. When a massive military strike fails, it is up to a team of scientists – and one clever exterminator – to kill the creature before the city is destroyed. The movie also stars Ray Wise, Clare Kramer, Lin Shaye and Lombardo Boyar. The movie is a production of Epic Pictures.
Big Ass Spider! has been nominated for a 2014 Saturn Award (Best DVD Release). The Saturn Awards, from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, honors the top works in science fiction, fantasy and horror in film, television and home video.
Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in more than 98 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)