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[07/20/08 - 01:37 PM]
Sci Fi Announces All-New Development Slate
Projects include an original miniseries in development with feature helmer Bryan Singer.

[via press release from Sci Fi]

SCI FI ANNOUNCES ALL-NEW DEVELOPMENT SLATE

Channel Re-Teams With Bryan Singer For Original Miniseries

Beverly Hills, CA - July 20, 2008 - SCI FI today unveiled a slate of innovative new projects in development, it was announced by Mark Stern, Executive Vice President, Original Programming, SCI FI & Co-Head, Original Programming, Universal Cable Productions, at the Television Critic's Association Press Tour. Projects include an original miniseries in development with Bryan Singer (X-Men, The Triangle) as well as a slew of exciting alternative reality projects.

SCRIPTED

BRYAN SINGER MINISERIES PROJECT

SCI FI re-teams with Bryan Singer and his Bad Hat Harry Productions banner to develop an all-new, action adventure miniseries based on an original idea of Singer's. The project will be written by Richard C. Matheson (Masters of Horror, Nightmares and Dreamscapes). Watch this space for more details. Bryan Singer is Executive Producing.

WHAT IF? (1-Hour Pilot)

In the pilot episode of What If?, a near collision with a comet triggers the on-set of Earth's second ice age. The life-changing global event unfolds in a hybrid of mixed media. 'Eyewitnesses' use cell phones, digital video cameras, PDA's and other communication devices to capture and share the cataclysmic event going on around them. In doc-like style, the program will attempt to be as scientifically accurate as possible on how such an Earth shattering natural disaster would actually play out around us while telling a dramatic narrative of how it will effect people's lives. The show is produced by NBC Peacock Productions.

ALTERNATIVE

SOUL EVIDENCE (working title)

Real life inspiration for NBC's Medium Allison Dubois leads a team of psychics, scientists and investigators to solve cold case murders. The project is from Red 23 Entertainment and is executive produced by Sam Korkis, Mark Ganshirt and Garry Hart. Allison Dubois also serves as executive producer.

DANGER GAME

This series takes viewers behind the scenes at a secretive organization known as Modern Reality Adventures (MRA) that creates alternate reality experiences for select clients. Each episode of Danger game follows MRA as they construct their unnervingly convincing scenarios within the everyday life of one unaware client until a highly choreographed final interface brings the client to the apex of the game. Produced by Superfine Films.

RELIC QUEST (working title)

An action and adventure series that goes in search of some of the greatest relics in history from around the globe. Producer/Director Bruce Burgess guides the viewer in a first-hand exploration down mysterious roads to uncover artifacts fabled to hold hidden powers and mystical significance for both ancient and modern cultures. Produced by Bluebook Films.

ESCAPE

Three contestants locked in a room must endure a series of physical challenges, decipher riddles and break codes in order to escape. As the time clock ticks, their prize money decreases and their anxiety builds while three contestants locked in an identical room also race to find their own way out. Produced by Emmy-nominated Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz of Magical Elves with Riaz Patel.

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 93 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.





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· DANGER GAME (SYFY)
· ESCAPE (SYFY)
· MASTERS OF HORROR (SHOWTIME)
· NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES: FROM THE STORIES OF STEPHEN KING (TNT)
· RELICQUEST (SYFY)
· SOUL EVIDENCE (SYFY)
· TRIANGLE, THE (SYFY)
· UNTITLED BRYAN SINGER MINI-SERIES PROJECT (SYFY)
· WHAT IF (SYFY)





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