[12/09/21 - 10:01 AM] Syfy Sets Jan. 26 for Season Two Launch of "Resident Alien" and Series Premiere of "Astrid & Lilly Save the World" "Resident Alien" ranks as the #1 new cable series in 2021 across all key demos as well as one of the top cable dramas of the year.
[via press release from Syfy]
SYFY SETS JAN. 26 FOR SEASON TWO LAUNCH OF "RESIDENT ALIEN" AND SERIES PREMIERE OF "ASTRID & LILLY SAVE THE WORLD"
New 9-11 P.M. Wednesday Block Starts with Return of Alan Tudyk Hit Series and Segues Into High School Set Monster Hunters Drama
"Resident Alien" Two-Part Season Books Midseason Finale for March 16 and Resumes this Summer
· Premieres Jan. 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on USA & SYFY (premiere simulcast only)
· Mid-season finale on March 16, continues with additional episodes in summer
· Ranks as the #1 new cable series in 2021 across all key demos as well as one of the top cable dramas of the year.
· Based on the Dark Horse comics, SYFY's "Resident Alien" follows a crash-landed alien named Harry (Alan Tudyk) whose secret mission is to kill all humans. In season two, Harry is once again stranded on Earth where he must confront the consequences of having failed his people's mission to destroy the human race. On his new quest to protect the people of Earth, Harry struggles to hold on to his alien identity as his human emotions grow stronger by the day. In an adventure that takes Harry and Asta (Sara Tomko) all the way to New York City, Asta brings Harry into the arms of someone he can call family. While back in Patience, Sheriff Mike (Corey Reynolds) and Deputy Liv (Elizabeth Bowen) find themselves closer to unraveling the mystery of Sam Hodges's murder.
· The series also stars Alice Wetterlund, Levi Fiehler and Judah Prehn.
· From UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with Amblin TV and Dark Horse Entertainment, "Resident Alien" was adapted to television by executive producer Chris Sheridan. Mike Richardson and Keith Goldberg of Dark Horse Entertainment, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank of Amblin TV, Robert Duncan McNeill, Christian Taylor and Nastaran Dibai also executive produce.
ASTRID & LILLY SAVE THE WORLD
· Premieres Jan. 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on USA & SYFY (premiere simulcast only)
· High school is hard enough when you're different, but when outcast BFFs Astrid (Jana Morrison) and Lilly (Samantha Aucoin) accidentally crack open a portal to a terrifyingly quirky monster dimension, it gets a lot more complicated. It's up to them to vanquish the creepy creatures and save the world, becoming the badass heroes they were meant to be. That is, if they can survive the horrors of high school.
· "Astrid & Lilly Save the World" was written by Noelle Stehman and Betsy Van Stone, who executive produce along with Lance Samuels, Daniel Iron and Samantha Levine. Blue Ice Pictures will produce.
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