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[02/19/14 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 19
Updates include: Debra Messing to lead "The Mysteries of Laura" at NBC; Terrence Howard to run FOX's "Empire"; and Paget Brewster boards ABC's "Saint Francis."

[02/04/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 4
Updates include: Ryan Phillippe on track to lead ABC's "Secrets & Lies"; Linda Cardellini joins Netflix's KZK project; and Jake McDorman to star in ABC's "My Thoughts Exactly."

[01/11/14 - 08:14 PM]
Lacey Chabert and Warren Christie Star in "The Color of Rain," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere, May 31
The project is inspired by the true story of Gina Kell and Michael Spehn and the 2011 New York Times bestselling book they wrote together of the same title.

[10/24/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 24
Updates include: Octavia Spencer eyed for "Murder, She Wrote" revival at NBC; ABC gives 10-episode order to "Secrets & Lies" import; and The CW adds another period drama in "Players."

[07/24/13 - 11:13 AM]
Hallmark Movie Channel Embarks on TV's Newest Holiday Destination "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" with the Network's First-Ever Original Holiday Movie, "Christmas with Tucker" Starring James Brolin, Gage Munroe and Josie Bissett
The project is a prequel to the 2009 Hallmark Hall of Fame film "A Dog Named Christmas."

[06/24/13 - 06:28 AM]
Lacey Chabert and Warren Christie to Star in a Hallmark Channel Original Movie "The Color of Rain," the Touching True Story of Two Families United in Grief and Connected in Faith
The film, inspired by the true story of Gina Kell and Michael Spehn, is slated to premiere on Father's Day 2014.

[06/10/13 - 01:46 PM]
Syfy's "Total Blackout" Presents Special Celebrity Episode Tuesday, July 9 at 9:30PM
Aubrey O'Day, Bob Guiney, Erin Way and Neil Grayston are among the participants.

[05/16/13 - 06:13 AM]
Prime Instant Video Adds Exclusive Subscription Streaming Access to Popular NBCUniversal Shows "Covert Affairs," "Defiance," "Grimm," "Hannibal" and "Suits"
Also on tap: "Smash," "Alphas," "Eureka" and "Warehouse 13."

[03/14/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 14
Updates include: Kathleen Robertson, Taye Diggs to lead TNT's "Murder in the First"; Christopher Meloni joins FOX's "I Suck at Girls"; and Sean Astin reports to CBS's "Surgeon General."

[01/16/13 - 04:35 PM]
Syfy Pulls the Plug on "Alphas"
Co-stars Ryan Cartwright, Azita Ghanizada and Warren Christie all posted the news to Twitter this afternoon.

[01/06/13 - 04:04 PM]
Berman: Decisions About "Alphas," "Rewind" to Come This Week from Syfy
Drama pilot "Rewind" comes from creator Justin Marks and director Jack Bender.

[11/27/12 - 07:37 AM]
Syfy Will Celebrate Two Decades of Imaginative Entertainment with Star-Studded "Syfy 20th Anniversary Special," Premiering Monday, December 10 at 9PM
Dean Cain will narrate the two-hour special, from executive producer Jim Romanovich.

[10/18/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 18
Updates include: Brendan Fraser to star in TNT's "Legends"; FOX casts Andy Samberg in comedy pilot; and Bob Daily to import the U.K.'s "Rev" at ABC.

[10/12/12 - 07:49 AM]
Summer Glau Returns to Syfy's Hit Series "Alphas" for the Season's Final Two Episodes Beginning Monday, October 15 at 8PM ET/PT
The thrilling and shocking second season finale of "Alphas" airs Monday, October 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/05/12 - 02:49 PM]
Sean Astin Guest Stars on Syfy's Hit Series "Alphas" Beginning Monday, October 8 at 8PM ET/PT
He'll appear in a two-episode arc that kicks off the show's last three episodes of the season.

[09/20/12 - 08:09 AM]
"Battlestar Galactica's" Kandyse McClure Electrifies an All-New Episode of Syfy's "Alphas" Monday, September 24 at 8PM ET/PT
She plays Agnes, "an attractive but dangerous Alpha with the ability to see into people's minds, but her ability comes with a painfully high cost."

[08/27/12 - 09:47 AM]
Summer Glau Returns to "Alphas" Tonight at 8PM ET/PT on Syfy
Her character, Skylar Adams, "possesses an uncanny genius and mastery of electronics."

[08/23/12 - 10:39 AM]
Universal Television Names Veteran Program Executive Chris Sanagustin to Head Current Programming
She'll segue from Senior Vice President, Current and Development Programming at Universal Cable Productions.

[08/15/12 - 02:41 PM]
Lauren Holly Guest Stars on a New Action-Packed Episode of Syfy's "Alphas" Airing Monday, August 20th at 8PM ET/PT (New Time)
The series previously aired at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/27/12 - 07:32 AM]
C. Thomas Howell Guest Stars on Monday's Episode of Syfy's Hit Series "Alphas"
He plays Eli Aquino, "an intense Alpha with super-speed who is bent on revenge."

[07/24/12 - 11:40 AM]
Syfy's "Warehouse 13" Grabs 2.1 Million Total Viewers in Season Four Return
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, July 23.

[07/16/12 - 08:27 AM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Warehouse 13" and "Alphas" Return to Powerful Mondays Beginning July 23
Plus: "Warehouse 13" will split its fourth season into two 10-episode runs, the latter due in April 2013.

[07/15/12 - 07:14 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Alphas" Co-Stars Erin Way & Laura Mennell at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of the Syfy series, which returns Monday, July 23.

[07/15/12 - 07:13 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Alphas" Co-Star Azita Ghanizada at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of the Syfy series, which returns Monday, July 23.

[07/15/12 - 07:11 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Alphas" Co-Star Malik Yoba at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of the Syfy series, which returns Monday, July 23.

[07/15/12 - 07:10 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Alphas" Co-Star David Strathairn at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of the Syfy series, which returns Monday, July 23.

[07/06/12 - 12:56 PM]
Syfy Announces San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Initiatives Including Promotional Blitz for Groundbreaking World of "Defiance"
Also look for panels for "Warehouse 13," "Being Human" and "Alphas."

[07/05/12 - 02:04 PM]
New Season of Syfy's Hit Drama "Alphas" to Feature Stellar Lineup of Guest Stars
Sean Astin, C. Thomas Howell, Lauren Holly, Steve Byers, Kandyse McClure and Noah Reid are all on tap.

[06/20/12 - 10:42 AM]
Exclusive: Syfy Books "Collection Intervention," "Boogeyman" for August
The former follows "a collectibles expert as she helps couples who are divided over what to do with an overwhelming collection of memorabilia."

[06/19/12 - 12:49 PM]
Syfy Takes Viewers Into Another Dimension With "The Twilight Zone" Marathon, Wednesday, July 4 Beginning at 8AM
The iconic series will air Wednesday, July 4 from 8AM through 5AM (ET/PT).

[06/07/12 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 7
Updates include: T.J. Miller to replace Jake Lacy on FOX's "The Goodwin Games"; Nicholas Bishop, Sonja Sohn won't return to ABC's "Body of Proof"; and "House" creator David Shore sets up shop at Sony.

[05/15/12 - 11:10 AM]
Syfy Summer 2012 Features Record Number of Primetime Original Programming Hours
"Warehouse 13" and "Alphas" to both return Monday, July 23 while "Face Off" is due back Tuesday, August 21.

[05/04/12 - 07:47 AM]
Keisha Castle-Hughes, Jennifer Ferrin, Robbie Jones and Keon Mohajeri Sign on to Syfy's Time Travel Action Thriller "Rewind" from BermanBraun and Universal Cable Productions
Plus: David Cronenberg and Jeff Fahey will guest star in the pilot, from director Jack Bender and writer Justin Marks.

[03/30/12 - 10:08 AM]
Production Powers Up on Season 2 of Syfy's "Alphas" from Universal Cable Productions and BermanBraun Television
Erin Way joins the cast of the 13-episode season, due in July.

[03/14/12 - 07:56 AM]
Shane McRae Signs on for Lead in Syfy's Time Travel Action Thriller "Rewind" from BermanBraun and Universal Cable Productions
McRae will portray Henry Knox, "ex-Special Forces who ranks as a field operative in a special division of the Department of Homeland Security."

[02/23/12 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 23
Updates include: Scott Foley to play "The Goodwin Games" at FOX; Judy Reyes, Roselyn Sanchez set as "Devious Maids" on ABC; and Aimee Teegarden to lead The CW's "Selection."

[01/31/12 - 12:15 PM]
"True Justice" Starring Steven Seagal Set to Premiere on ReelzChannel
The 13-episodes series launches Friday, March 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/23/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 23
Updates include: NBC gets busy with 10 pilot orders; Jon Bernthal in early talks for TNT's "L.A. Noir"; and USA postpones comedy pilot "Paging Dr. Freed."

[01/18/12 - 02:17 PM]
Syfy Greenlights Two-Hour Pilot for Time Travel Action Thriller Rewind from BermanBraun and Universal Cable Productions
Justin Marks wrote the pilot and will executive produce with Tom Spezialy, Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun and Gene Stein.

[01/05/12 - 09:00 AM]
2011 Ratings Recap: Cable's Scripted Dramas - What's Up? What's Down? What's on Top?
Find out how cable's 67 scripted dramas fared this past year.

[12/12/11 - 11:05 AM]
2011 Will Be Syfy's Most Watched Prime Year Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/09/11 - 10:09 AM]
Syfy Announces New Scripted Projects from Universal Cable Productions, Fox Television Studios and CBS TV Studios
Robert H. Wolfe, David Slack, Gabrielle Stanton and Brett Matthews are among the featured auspices.

[11/02/11 - 01:51 PM]
Universal Television Names Andrew Weil Vice President, Comedy Development
Most recently, Weil had served as Head of Scripted Television at BermanBraun.

[09/30/11 - 10:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 30
Updates include: Danny Masterson to topline "Men at Work" at TBS; Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters book two projects; and Phil Gurin lands two game show pilots at Cartoon Network.

[09/27/11 - 11:27 AM]
Syfy Posts Most Watched Third Quarter Prime Ever!
Syfy spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/23/11 - 08:37 AM]
Season Finale of Syfy's "Alphas" Airs Monday, September 26, from 10-11:03PM (ET/PT)
Said finale will be preceded by a full-season marathon of the series starting at 11:30AM (ET/PT).

[09/07/11 - 12:11 PM]
Syfy Renews "Alphas" for Second Season
The network is ordering 13 episodes of the breakout scripted summer hit to air in 2012.

[08/23/11 - 08:13 AM]
Syfy's Fall Programming Features Premiere of "Paranormal Witness," "Ghost Hunters Halloween Live" and "31 Days of Halloween"
Plus: "Sanctuary" (Friday, October 7), "Scare Tactics" (Monday, October 10) and "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" (Wednesday, October 19).

[08/22/11 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 22
Updates include: Showtime orders three pilots; Eric Stonestreet to play Fatty Arbuckle for HBO; and ABC continues script buying binge.

[08/08/11 - 07:51 PM]
Syfy to Close "Eureka" After All
The cable channel has canceled the veteran drama after five seasons.

[08/03/11 - 02:25 PM]
Powered by New Monday Scripted Programming Block, Syfy Rises 8% Among Total Viewers in July Prime
Syfy spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/02/11 - 10:38 AM]
Syfy's "Alphas" Sets Powerhouse Lineup of Guest Stars
Garret Dillahunt, Summer Glau, Alaina Huffman, Rebecca Mader, Brent Spiner, Lindsay Wagner and Peter Wingfield will all turn up this season.

[07/23/11 - 05:40 AM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: A Few Minutes With... "Alphas" Star David Strathairn
Part two of two of our visit with the cast & crew of the Syfy series.

[07/23/11 - 05:38 AM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: A Few Minutes With... "Alphas" Co-Creator Zak Penn
Part one of two of our visit with the cast & crew of the Syfy series.

[07/12/11 - 11:56 AM]
Syfy Supercharges "Alphas" Campaign With NBCU Partnership, Hispanic Marketing and Shazam
Placements and partnerships will include Telemundo, Mun2, and Univision channels and Latin targeted radio buys.

[07/12/11 - 11:41 AM]
Syfy's New Monday Night Scripted Programming Block Gets Off to Powerful Start Led by "Alphas" 2.5 Million Total Viewers - Most Watched Channel Debut in Two Years!
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, July 11.

[07/11/11 - 12:09 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Alphas" (Syfy)

[07/06/11 - 11:16 AM]
Syfy Announces 2011 Comic-Con Plans
"Eureka," "Warehouse 13," "Alphas," "Sanctuary" and "Being Human" to all be featured in panels.

[06/24/11 - 08:38 AM]
Syfy Sizzles in July Launching Six Series During Its Summer Premiere Week
The cable channel further details its previously announced summer launches.

[06/22/11 - 01:06 PM]
Syfy's "Alphas" Enlists Valerie Cruz as Recurring Guest Star
She'll play Special Agent Kathy Sullivan, "an employee of the Department of Defense whose exact role and intentions are a mystery."

[06/20/11 - 06:42 AM]
Syfy Will Celebrate America's Birthday With Annual 40-Hour "Twilight Zone" Marathon Sunday, July 3 Through Monday, July 4
Plus: look for "Eureka" and "Warehouse 13" marathons on Friday, July 1.

[04/15/11 - 09:28 AM]
Syfy's Sizzling Summer 2011 Will Feature Premiere of "Alphas," Return of "Warehouse 13," "Eureka" and "Haven"
"Eureka," "Warehouse 13" and "Alphas" to all air on Monday nights beginning July 11.

[03/22/11 - 12:39 PM]
Syfy Unveils Largest Original Programming Slate in History Featuring 14 New Series and Events
Upcoming originals include "Alphas," "Haunted Collector," "Legend Quest" and "Paranormal Witness."

[01/27/11 - 02:06 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Syfy
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[12/20/10 - 06:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 20
Updates include: Ira Steven Behr to run Syfy's "Alphas"; and Shonda Rhimes lands ABC's first drama pilot order this cycle.

[12/09/10 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 9
Updates include: NBC trims "Love Bites"; A&E pulls "The Hasselhoffs"; and TNT's "Bird Dog" finds its leads.

[12/08/10 - 07:45 AM]
Syfy Greenlights "Alphas" (Working Title) to Series
David Strathairn, Warren Christie, Malik Yoba, Laura Mennell, Ryan Cartwright and Azita Ghanizada star in the project, due this summer.

[08/12/10 - 12:56 PM]
Azita Ghanizada Rounds Out Cast of Syfy's Alphas Plus Callum Keith Rennie Set to Guest Star in 90-Minute Pilot
They join previously announced cast members David Strathairn, Ryan Cartwright, Malik Yoba, Warren Christie and Laura Mennell.

[07/29/10 - 04:45 PM]
Malik Yoba and Laura Mennell Join the Cast of Syfy's Alphas
They'll play members of "a team of ordinary citizens whose brain anomalies imbue them with extraordinary mental and physical abilities."

[07/22/10 - 06:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 22
Updates include: USA orders "Burn Notice" prequel film; Zach Cregger has "Friends With Benefits" at NBC; and Rachelle Lefevre is "Off the Map" for ABC.

[07/06/10 - 09:27 AM]
Academy Award Nominee David Strathairn Signs on for Syfy's Alphas
Strathairn plays the unconventional, eccentric Alphas team leader Dr. Leigh Rosen.

[06/28/10 - 06:14 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 28
Updates include: Syfy sets "Being Human" cast; Andre Holland joins NBC's "Friends With Benefits"; and Steve Carell reaffirms his exit from "The Office" after the upcoming season.

[05/24/10 - 08:35 AM]
Syfy Pilot Alphas to Be Directed by Lost Director/Executive Producer Jack Bender
"Alphas" follows a team of ordinary citizens who possess extraordinary and unusual mental skills.

[01/10/10 - 02:49 PM]
Syfy Gives Target Dates for 2010
Plus: Jeremy Carver and Anna Fricke have been tapped as the writers of its "Being Human" import.

[12/11/09 - 03:12 PM]
NBC Universal Renews Development Deal with Bermanbraun for Three More Years
Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun are behind the network's "Mercy" as well as the pilots "Alphas" at Syfy and "Rex Is not Your Lawyer" at NBC.

[08/05/09 - 02:47 PM]
Syfy Gives Greenlight to 'Alphas' Pilot from Bermanbraun
Zak Penn and Michael Karnow are behind the project, which was originally set up as "Section 8" at ABC.

[07/10/08 - 12:41 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Section 8" (ABC, Script)

[05/13/08 - 02:59 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: Abc
Updates include: "Boston Legal" to end; "Here Come the Newlyweds" and "Dance War" may return; and details on the 17 pilots under consideration for midseason.

[09/28/07 - 06:53 PM]
Development Update: Week of September 24-28
Updates include: David DiGilio confirms the end of ABC's "Traveler," Joseph Fiennes to topline Ryan Murphy's FX pilot, NBC orders new anthology series and ABC commits to six episodes of a new Zak Penn drama.







ALPHAS (SYFY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/11/11 - 10/22/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (24 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 1/16/13
DESCRIPTION:
(from Syfy's press release, May 2012) In Syfy's action-packed hit drama series, an unlikely team of ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities - known as Alphas - takes on mysterious cases the CIA, FBI and Pentagon are unable to solve and go head-to-head with criminal Alphas. Season 2 picks up eight months after last year's finale with the stage set for an explosive turn of events at the Binghamton facility (the Guantanamo of the Alpha world) that could have devastating, far-reaching consequences. Dr. Lee Rosen (Emmy Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee David Strathairn), having exposed the existence of Alphas to the unsuspecting public, finds himself discredited and imprisoned by a government desperate to cover up his revelation. The rest of the core team has disbanded and some, without Rosen's guidance and care, have regressed to their old, destructive ways. They must now battle their individual demons in order to reunite and try to save their own. Alphas also stars Malik Yoba, Warren Christie, Azita Ghanizada, Ryan Cartwright and Laura Mennell. Erin Way (Detroit 187, Private Practice) joins the cast this season as "Kat" a mysterious young loner whose Alpha ability allows her to pick up any skill at a glance. But while her skills are permanent, her personal memories are short-lived. The series is produced by Universal Cable Productions and BermanBraun Television with executive producers Bruce Miller, Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun, Gene Stein and Zak Penn. Penn and co-executive producer Michael Karnow are series creators.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Azita Ghanizada as Rachel Myers
· David Strathairn as Lee Rosen
· Erin Way as Kat (Season 2- )
· Laura Mennell as Nina Theroux
· Malik Yoba as Bill Harken
· Ryan Cartwright as Gary Bell
· Warren Christie as Christian Hicks
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gail Berman as EP
· Gene Stein as EP
· Ira Steven Behr as EP
· Jack Bender as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Lloyd Braun as EP
· Michael Karnow as CRTR/PROD
· Zak Penn as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BermanBraun
· Universal Cable Productions