via press release:
COLLIDING PLANETS AND KILLER VOLCANOS SPARK JANUARY SYFY SATURDAY ORIGINAL MOVIES
NEW YORK – January 4, 2012 – Just in time for 2012, Syfy will kick off the New Year by threatening the end of all life on Earth with the Saturday Original Movies Swamp Volcano, starring Rachel Hunter (The Benchwarmers) and Brad Dourif (Lord of the Rings), and Collision Earth, starring Kirk Acevedo (Fringe) and Diane Farr(Californication).
In Collision Earth, premiering Saturday, January 14 at 9PM (ET/PT), a solar flare knocks Mercury out of its orbit and onto a collision course with Earth. With global devastation quickly approaching, the secret military initiative, “Project 7,” must be activated to save the world from disaster. The movie is a production of Cinetel Films.
In Swamp Volcano, premiering Saturday, January 28 at 9PM (ET/PT), oil rig drillers in the Gulf of Mexico accidentally hit an underground lava flow, causing a massive volcano to form in Miami. Now a volcanologist and her sister attempt to blow the whistle on an illegal oil drilling scheme before it sets off the eruption that will destroy civilization. Swamp Volcano is a production of Bullet Films.
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.)