[04/21/10 - 02:58 PM] Exclusive: Syfy to Unleash "The Phantom" on June 20 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- Syfy has staked another tentpole into its summer schedule - the mini-series "The Phantom."
The four-hour event, from Muse Entertainment and RHI Entertainment, will premiere Sunday, June 20 beginning at 7:00/6:00c. Ryan Carnes stars as the title character, the latest re-imagining of Lee Falk's costumed hero. Paolo Barzman helmed the project, which was penned by Daniel and Charles Knauf. Cameron Goodman, Isabella Rossellini and Sandrine Holt also star.
"The Phantom" is the second of two backdoor pilots set to air this year. The first, "Riverworld," bowed to 2.1 million viewers this past weekend, the network's best Sunday numbers in 2010.