Space reveals new series and anticipated premieres with chockablock summer schedule

Check your pulse Canada, ‘cause this Summer SPACE is delivering heart-pounding adventures with nail-biting finales, big-buzz premieres and returning fan favourites.

SPACE’s sizzling Summer schedule reaches a fever pitch with the hotly anticipated premieres of new series ALPHAS (July 11 at 10:05 p.m. ET) and OUTCASTS (June 18 at 8 p.m. ET).The excitement continues with the return of signature series TORCHWOOD in July.

The jam-packed Summer lineup also includes THE LISTENER, premiering Monday, June 20 at 9 p.m. ET with back-to-back episodes, and the debut of original documentary series FANBOY CONFESSIONAL. This new series celebrates all aspects of genre and subculture and delves into a world of ultimate fandom, airing Wednesdays at 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, beginning July 13.

Viewers can count on getting their Summer movie fix, best-of marathons and fan favourites with SPACE, the go-to for the best in genre programming all season long.

Below is the list of Summer series and movies on SPACE. All programming is subject to change. Some screeners are available upon request.

 

SERIES

 

FACT OR FAKED: Paranormal Witness (Season 2A Premiere)

Wednesday, June 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Start June off right with the Season 2 premiere FACT OR FAKED, uncovering the best in paranormal mysteries. The fascinating series will give viewers their conspiracy theory fix until the finale in July.

 

BEING HUMAN (UK) (Season 3 Finale)

Monday, June 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

As the series comes to a climax, we discover what Herrick’s plans are now that he’s back in black. Mitchell is rescued from prison, but finds himself locked in a cage, face to face with George.

 

DOCTOR WHO (Season 6A Finale)

Saturday, June 11 at 8 p.m. ET

Starring the dapper new, bow-tie wearing Doctor, Matt Smith, the iconic and recharged series wraps for the summer with a not-to-be-missed season finale!

 

INNERSPACE: The Listener (Season 2 – special episode)

Monday, June 13 at 10 p.m. ET/ PT

INNERSPACE hosts Teddy and Ajay take an in-depth look at the second season of THE LISTENER.

 

MERLIN (encore episodes)

Wednesdays – Fridays, beginning June 15 at 8:00 p.m.

Families can count on MERLIN returning this summer with encore episodes starting June 15.

 

INNERSPACE: Game On! (Special Premiere)

Friday, June 17 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT

 

OUTCASTS (Series Premiere)

Saturday, June 18 at 8 p.m. ET

Amid growing fears for the future for Earth, a fleet of transporters departs for a newly discovered, life-supporting planet in a distant galaxy. For those who arrive safely there is one objective: build a safe new home on the planet Carpathia.

 

THE LISTENER (Season 2 Premiere)

Monday, June 20 at 9:10 p.m. ET

Toby Logan is THE LISTENER, a 25-year-old paramedic with a big secret – he’s a telepath and he’s been hiding his gift his whole life.  In addition to being a highly skilled first responder, he’s been blessed, and cursed, with telepathic abilities that allow him to read people’s thoughts.

 

SANCTUARY (Season 3.5 Finale)

Friday, June 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

The Sanctuary receives alarming news that a large group of Abnormals has been spotted at the entrance to a cave in South Dakota. Magnus (Amanda Tapping) knows immediately that this is the first wave of Abnormals surfacing from Hollow Earth.

 

INNERSPACE: Summer Blockbusters (Special Premiere)

Friday, June 24 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT

 

TORCHWOOD Marathon

Friday, July 1 – Sunday, July 3 starting at 9:00 a.m. ET

Starting with Season 1 on Friday and wrapping with TORCHWOOD: CHILDREN OF EARTH on Sunday, catch up with the acclaimed series before the TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY premiere.

 

TORCHWOOD: Miracle Day (Season 4 Premiere)

July – date & time to be announced

Fans of the successful series won’t want to miss the Season 4 premiere, starring John Barrowman, returning as Captain Jack Harkness.

“Miracle Day” begins with a day when nobody dies. The result: an overnight population boom. With all the extra people, resources are finite and it’s said that in four month’s time, the human race will cease to be viable. But this can’t be a natural occurrence – someone’s got to be behind it. It’s a race against time as C.I.A. agent Rex Matheson investigates a global conspiracy.  The answers lie within an old, secret British institute. As Rex keeps asking “What is Torchwood?,” he’s drawn into a world of adventure, and a threat to change what it means to be human, forever.

 

ALPHAS (Series Premiere)

Monday, July 11 at 10:05 ET

ALPHAS follows a team of ordinary citizens with extraordinary mental and physical abilities. Five ordinary people become one extraordinary team of Alphas – people with the power to stretch the capabilities of the human mind due to brain anomalies that have imbued them with hyper-normal mental and physical abilities.

 

FANBOY CONFESSIONAL (Series Premiere)

Wednesday, July 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Each episode of this new documentary series profiles a fanboy at the top of his game – the “Fanboy’s Fanboy”.  Catch this fascinating, six episode series as it delves into the world of genre, subculture and obsession.

 

ALPHAS Mini Marathon

Monday, August 1, starting at 6:30 p.m. ET

Catch the first three episodes of the hot new superhero series, leading into the all new episode at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

 

MOVIES

 

RED FACTION: ORIGINS (Premiere) 

Saturday, June 4 at 9 p.m. ET

Check out the feature length, television movie that coincides with the release of the video game Red Faction: Armageddon.

 

STAR WARS Sundays

Sundays at 8:00 p.m. ET beginning June 5.

Fans can get their dose of the force throughout June and July. 

 

June 5 – STAR WARS: EPISODE I – THE PHANTOM MENACE

June 12 – STAR WARS: EPISODE II – ATTACK OF THE CLONES

June 19 – STAR WARS: EPISODE III – REVENTH OF THE SITH

June 26 – STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS

July 10 – STAR WARS: EPISODE IV – A NEW HOPE

July 17 – STAR WARS: EPISODE V – THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK 

July 24 – STAR WARS: EPISODE V1 – RETURN OF THE JEDI

 

INFECTED (Premiere)

Thursday, June 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Thriller fans won’t want to miss the sci-fi TV movie starting Gil Bellows as he helps fight off an alien invasion.

 

ICE ROAD TERROR (Premiere)

Saturday, June 11 at 9 p.m. ET

Jurassic Park meets The Ice Storm. When Alaskan truckers head on a dangerous drive, they never expected to meet an unfrozen prehistoric monster.

 

D.O.A (Premiere)

Thursday, June 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Gamers unite! Fans of the video game series won’t want to miss the action, adventure movie adaptation.

 

E.T.: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (Premiere)

Tuesday, July 5 at 8 p.m. ET

E.T. phone home! Gather the family and enjoy this timeless classic.

 

SOLSTICE (Premiere)

Thursday, July 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Six months after Megan’s twin commits suicide, she travels to a summer home with her friends to celebrate the solstice. Soon Megan begins to think her sister is trying to communicate with her from beyond and a dark story quickly begins to unravel.

 

STARSHIP TROOPERS (Premiere)

Saturday July 9 at 10:20 p.m. ET

The classic ‘90s sci-fi military film was nominated for an Academy Award® for visual effects. A must see for any fans of genre.

 

THE GATHERING (Premiere)

Thursday, July 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Christina Ricci plays a young woman who gets in to an accident in Europe. As she recuperates, she gets involved with a paranormal plot.

 

STARSHIP TROOPERS 2: HERO OF THE FEDERATION (Premiere)

Saturday, July 16 at 10:20 p.m. ET

The sequel to Starship Troopers has a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after being attacked by alien bugs.

 

DISASTER MOVIE (Premiere)

Saturday, July 23 at 10:20 p.m. ET

Starring Carmen Electra and Vanessa Minnillo, a group of twenty-somethings find themselves bombarded by every disaster you can think of!

 

EDEN LAKE (Premiere)

Thursday, July 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

A terrifying thriller centering on a couple who confront a gang of youths with violent consequences.

 

Deadly Water Marathon

Saturday, July 30 – Sunday July 31 starting at 7:00 a.m. ET

Catch the best of the best when it comes to freaky water fun, including Dark Water, Deep Blue Sea and Anaconda.  Perfect to time with Discovery Channel’s popular Shark Week.

 

JAWS (Premiere)

Saturday, July 30 at 10:20 p.m. ET/PT

Don’t miss the classic that made an entire generation fear the water!

 

ANACONDA (Premiere)

Sunday, July 31 at 8 p.m. ET

Starring Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson and Ice Cube, a National Geographic film crew is captured by a hunter going after the world’s largest anaconda.

 

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: THE PLAN (Premiere)

Saturday, August 6 at 10:20 p.m. ET

When the initial Cylon attack against the Twelve Colonies fails to achieve complete extermination of human life as planned, twin Number Ones embedded on Galactica and Caprica must improvise to destroy the human survivors.

 

FANBOYS (Premiere)

Sunday August 7 at 8 p.m. ET

Star Wars fans travel to Skywalker Ranch to steal an early copy of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.

 

RESIDENT EVIL (Premiere)

Saturday, August 20 at 10:10 p.m. ET

Starring Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez, the film is based on the video game of the same name. The film follows the heroine Alice as she attempts to contain the outbreak of the T-virus at a secret underground facility.

 

DEAD IN THREE DAYS (Premiere)

Thursday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

The Austrian horror film sees three teenage best friends recall a tragic incident from their childhood that might be returning to haunt them.

 

RESIDENT EVIL: APOCALYPSE (Premiere)

Saturday, August 27 at 10:10 p.m. ET

The second instalment in the series of films based on the horror video game Resident Evil. Heroine Alice (Milla Jovovich) returns after escaping the underground facility, banding together with other survivors in order to escape alive.

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