SCIFI.COM, THE WORLD'S BIGGEST GENRE ENTERTAINMENT WEB SITE, UNVEILS SLATE OF EXCLUSIVE ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING
'Farscape' Returns as Web Series!
Beverly Hills, CA � July 15, 2007 � Continuing SCI FI's commitment to providing viewers with a fully immersive, multi-platform entertainment experience, SCIFI.COM today announced a slate of online programming exclusive to SCI FI Pulse, the Channel's popular broadband channel. With over 34 million streams since its launch in April 2006, SCI FI Pulse is dedicated to providing users a dynamic and highly original lineup of online content.
FARSCAPE WEB SERIES
It's the return everyone's been frelling waiting for! SCIFI.COM has ordered a 10-part webisode series based on the multi-award-winning Farscape, the fan and critical darling that has been widely recognized as one of the greatest sci-fi series in television history. Executive produced by Brian Henson and Robert Halmi, Jr., and produced by The Jim Henson Company, in association with RHI Entertainment, the series will revive and expand the beloved Farscape universe.
SCI FI TECH
This hosted show is a companion to SCIFI.COM's successful technology blog, the ultimate online destination for updates and reviews on all the hottest new gadgets. SCI FI Tech, a live-action, weekly series will capture the edgy, unique tone of the blog and take it to the next level as the show's host tests these new gadgets in real-life � and often extreme � scenarios. SCI FI Tech is produced by Peacock Productions.
In this informative yet lighthearted weekly original series, SCIFI.COM will set out to find the world's quirkiest inventions and reveal the secrets behind what brings these wacky contraptions to life. Invent This will also get into the minds of each of the brilliant and eccentric inventors behind each creation, and gets to the bottom of what makes them tick as well. The series is produced by Peacock Productions.
SCIFI.COM is the world's largest sci-fi entertainment Web site with more than 3 million unique visitors each month. Its award-winning original content ranges from a renowned technology blog and a daily entertainment news service to the SCI FI Pulse broadband network, which serves millions of streams of original video each month. Its tie-ins to SCI FI Channel shows include the hit webisode series Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance, which has been seen nearly 7 million times, and the first ever TV network podcast.
SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com ) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 89 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.