via press release:
SYFY WILL CELEBRATE TWO DECADES OF IMAGINATIVE ENTERTAINMENT WITH STAR-STUDDED SYFY 20TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, PREMIERING MONDAY, DECEMBER 10 AT 9PM
FEATURES TALENT FROM ALPHAS, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, BEING HUMAN, CAPRICA, DEFIANCE, EUREKA, FARSCAPE, HAVEN, LOST GIRL, SANCTUARY, STARGATE: SG1 AND WAREHOUSE 13
PLUS HOSTS OF DESTINATION TRUTH, FACE OFF, GHOST HUNTERS AND TOTAL BLACKOUT
NEW YORK – November 27, 2012 – Happy Birthday, Syfy! On Monday, December 10 at 9PM (ET/PT), the Channel will celebrate two decades of award-winning, imaginative entertainment programming during the star-studded Syfy 20th Anniversary Special.
From iconic series such as Farscape, Battlestar Galactica and Warehouse 13 to Ghost Hunters, Face Off and the upcoming transmedia experience Defiance, the special will look back on Syfy’s launch and evolution, and ahead to the future through the personal, behind-the-scenes insights of the creative talent themselves.
Said Dave Howe, President, Syfy & Chiller: “For 20 years, Syfy has been the leader in visionary and provocative entertainment programming. In this celebratory special, the extraordinary talent at the heart of the powerful Syfy brand will talk exclusively about the lasting impact Syfy has had on the media landscape for the last two decades.”
In the two-hour telecast, a wide range of actors, directors and producers will share their memories of popular scripted shows including Alphas, Battlestar Galactica, Being Human, Caprica, Defiance, Eureka, Farscape, Haven, Lost Girl, Sanctuary, Stargate: SG1 and Warehouse 13.
Showcasing a treasure trove of memorable clips, the special will feature interviews with the hosts of the hit unscripted programs Destination Truth, Face Off, Ghost Hunters and Total Blackout.
The Syfy 20th Anniversary Special will also talk to the stars and creators of Original Movies and Miniseries such as Dune, The Triangle, Taken, Tin Man, Alice, Neverland and Sharktopus.
Dean Cain (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman) will narrate.
Syfy officially launched in September 1992.
The Syfy 20th Anniversary Special is produced by the Emmy Award-winning company Associated Television International. Executive Producer: Jim Romanovich. Producer/Director: David Stephan.
The complete list of interviewees for the Syfy 20th Anniverary Special:
|Nick Willing||Tin Man, Neverland|
|Anna Fricke||Being Human|
|Meaghan Rath||Being Human|
|Sam Huntington||Being Human|
|Sam Witwer||Being Human|
|John Edward||Crossing Over with John Edward|
|Rockne S. O’Bannon||Defiance|
|Josh Gates Colin Ferguson||Destination Truth|
EurekaJamie PagliaEurekaNeil GraystonEurekaMcKenzie WestmoreFace OffBrian HensonFarscapeDavid KemperFarscapeBen BrowderFarscapeClaudia BlackFarscapeJason HawesGhost HuntersEric BalfourHavenLloyd SeganHavenLucas BryantHavenMatt McGuinnessHavenShawn PillerHavenJoe MaddalenaHollywood TreasureGeoff BoucherEntertainment WeeklyAnna SilkLost GirlMichelle LovrettaLost GirlScott HallockScare TacticsAmanda TappingSanctuaryRobert CooperSG1Brad WrightSG1Christopher JudgeSG1Michael ShanksSG1Roger CormanSyfy Original MoviesVincent VentrescaThe Invisible ManJaleel WhiteTotal BlackoutMatt RoushTV Guide MagazineAaron AshmoreWarehouse 13Allison ScagliottiWarehouse 13Eddie McClintockWarehouse 13Jack KennyWarehouse 13Saul RubinekWarehouse 13
Associated Television International is an Emmy® Award-winning company that has been successfully producing and distributing television series, specials and feature films for over three decades. ATI produced Mysteries, Magic & Miracles, one of Syfy’s first original series.
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. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)