Torchwood: Miracle Day

Hot off the heels of the earth-shattering, mid-season premiere of DOCTOR WHO, SPACE became the #1 Canadian specialty network in August among Adults 25-54, data from BBM Canada reveals.

With final data now reported, it was the most-watched August in SPACE history for adult viewers (25-54 and 18-49). This Summer, SPACE had two out of the Top 3 English Canadian specialty programs (Adults 18-49 and 25-54) with BBC’s TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY and DOCTOR WHO.  

Coming off one hot Summer, SPACE and SPACE HD now turn their sights on Fall. Delivering the best in genre programming, SPACE’s Fall lineup sees the return of INNERSPACE, SPACE’s flagship original daily show, every Monday-Friday at 11 p.m. ET starting Sept. 19.

The Fall schedule also features the debut of several brand new series, including another BBC drama BEDLAM on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 9 p.m. ET, centered around a haunted insane asylum-turned-apartment building.

As well, the winner of the Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Cast, SPACE original series TODD AND THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL returns for Season 2, Sunday, Oct. 23 at 10 p.m. ET.

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9 p.m. ET – Saturday, September 10 on Space

As the Torchwood team launch a final, desperate mission against the seemingly undefeatable Three Families, they realize it may come down to the ultimate sacrifice.

9 p.m. ET – Saturday, September 3 on Space

The powerless and hunted Torchwood team are forced to strike a deal with the devil as the Three Families plunge the world into recession.

9 p.m. ET – Saturday, August 27 on Space

Captain Jack faces a showdown with a man he thought long since dead. Although Rex takes extreme action, it may be too late to prevent the collapse of society.

9:10 p.m. ET – Saturday, August 20 on Space

Gwen must fight to protect her family and takes a terrifying journey as the long history of the Miracle is revealed.

9:10 p.m. ET – Saturday, August 13 on Space

With Gwen, Rex and Esther trapped on both sides of the Atlantic, it’s a race against time as Jack goes straight to the heart of the conspiracy.

9:10 p.m. ET – Saturday, August 6 on Space

Torchwood goes undercover and discovers the terrible truth behind the Miracle. But the enemy is closing in and death is about to make a shocking return.

9:10 p.m. ET – Saturday, July 30 on Space

The fight against PhiCorp takes the Torchwood team to California, where a trap
is waiting – while Oswald and Jilly find themselves with an enemy of their own.

9:10 p.m. ET – Saturday, July 16 on Space

As the Torchwood team is reunited, Jack realizes he’s the most vulnerable man
on Earth. A flight to the USA turns into a desperate battle for survival.

The death defying debut of TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY on Saturday night shattered records for the series by delivering its highest audience ever on SPACE and SPACE HD.

Life stood still as the premiere episode, “The New World”, put a death grip on an average of 432,000 viewers. In all, nearly one million viewers (929,000) tuned in to watch some part of the gripping start of this latest TORCHWOOD series. 

When compared to the premiere of TORCHWOOD’s third series, CHILDREN OF EARTH, the premiere of TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY increased 55% among total viewers, 49% among A25-54, 53% among A18-49, and 56% among female viewers. 

In the season premiere, “The New World”, death itself comes to a halt and the whole word faces its greatest danger yet. CIA agent Rex Matheson has only one clue – the word Torchwood. TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY saw the return of John Barrowman as enigmatic man of action Captain Jack Harkness along with Eve Myles as Gwen Cooper.

Newcomers Mekhi Phifer (Rex Matheson), Alexa Havins (Esther Drummond) and Bill Pullman (Oswald Danes) have joined the fray this season, while Russell T. Davies and Julie Gardner return as executive producers. “The New World” encores Tuesday, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET on SPACE and SPACE HD, and is now available for viewing on spacecast.com.

In the next episode, entitled “Rendition” (Saturday, July 16 at 9 p.m. ET), the Torchwood team is reunited, Jack realizes he’s the most vulnerable man on Earth and a flight to the U.S.A. turns into a desperate battle for survival.