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[11/20/14 - 02:22 PM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Face Off" Comes Back with a Super-Sized Two Episode Premiere Featuring the "Return of the Champions"
In a first for the series, Season 8 will feature an instant "watch and win" sweepstakes.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[08/12/14 - 09:00 AM]
Syfy Premieres "Face Off: Judge Match," An All-New Original Special Tuesday, September 2 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
At stake is a cash prize for the winning judge's favorite charity and $5,000 for each of their team members.

[07/16/14 - 11:24 AM]
Syfy's "Face Off" Kicks Off with a Sudden Death Elimination Challenge on the Season 7 Premiere Tuesday, July 22 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
In the premiere, the contestants must incorporate a prosthetic into their audition makeups in a stressful four-hour challenge.

[06/12/14 - 09:57 AM]
"Face Off" Season 7 Premieres Tuesday, July 22 at 9 PM ET/PT on Syfy
Sixteen talented special effects make-up artists arrive to Los Angeles, only to discover they are not on the show just yet, and will compete in a Sudden Death challenge where they must create a character that represents either life or death.

[05/28/14 - 12:43 PM]
Syfy's Summer 2014 Original Programming Features the Premieres of Epic Supernatural Drama "Dominion" and Competition Series "Wizard Wars"
Also on tap: the second season return of the critically acclaimed "Defiance" (June 19); and the season 7 return of "Face Off" (July 22).

[04/30/14 - 12:39 PM]
Syfy Digital Announces New Transmedia Storytelling Initiatives Across Social, Second Screen and Digital Experiences
Syfy also announced its first original digital comedy series "Underlings," a workplace comedy that brings viewers inside a criminal organization.

[04/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for 7th Season in July
Season 7 will also introduce new judge, Lois Burwell, a renowned Academy-Award winning makeup artist known for her work on Lincoln, Braveheart, Saving Private Ryan, War Horse and War of the Worlds.

[02/26/14 - 10:11 AM]
Syfy's "Face Off" Travels to Tokyo, Japan for an Anime Inspired Challenge on Next Week's All-New Episode, Tuesday, March 4 at 9 PM ET/PT
Academy-Award nominated makeup artist Kazuhiro Tsuji and renowned anime artist and sci-fi illustrator Hidetaka Tenjin make guest appearances in the installment.

[11/22/13 - 08:17 AM]
Syfy Kicks Off January 2014 with Seven New and Returning Original Series
Highlights include a new Monday block of "Lost Girl," "Being Human" and newcomer "Bitten."

[11/19/13 - 09:01 AM]
"Face Off's" Sixth Season Debuts Tuesday, January 14 at 9 PM ET/PT on Syfy
15 up-and-coming special effects make-up artists are introduced, all eager for the opportunity to achieve success in the competitive special effects makeup field.

[10/21/13 - 08:11 AM]
Syfy Renews Its Hit Reality Competition Series "Face Off" for a Sixth Season
Plus: coming this November, Syfy debuts two original "Face Off" specials: "Naked and Painted" and "Judges' Favorites."

[10/08/13 - 10:13 AM]
Syfy Greenlights "Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge" (working title) from The Jim Henson Company, Showcasing the Creation of Elaborate and Awe-Inspiring Life-Like Characters
The contestants compete for $100,000 and the opportunity for the job of a lifetime - a contract working at the world-renowned Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

[08/27/13 - 06:55 AM]
Syfy's Provocative New Series "Naked Vegas" Journeys Into the Imaginative World of Body Painting Art
The six-part series premieres Tuesday, October 29 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/21/13 - 01:58 PM]
Syfy Gets "Camera Ready"
Each week, contestants will realize fantastical characters through their dazzling costume creations, incorporating non-traditional materials and technology into some pieces.

[08/15/13 - 01:16 PM]
Syfy Launches "Syfy Now" App as Part of NBCUniversal's TV Everywhere Initiative
Through Syfy Now viewers have access to full, streaming episodes of Syfy original series.

[07/31/13 - 09:53 AM]
Two-Hour Special "Face Off: The Vets Strike Back" Airs Tuesday, August 6 at 9 P.M. ET/PT on Syfy
The special includes exclusive interviews and a sneak peek of the new season, plus will look back on the past seasons to highlight the veteran contestants' best and worst moments.

[07/31/13 - 07:30 AM]
Exclusive: "Ghost Mine," "Fangasm" to Join Syfy in September
The former returns Wednesday, September 4 while the latter will debut on Tuesday, September 24.

[07/10/13 - 12:24 PM]
In a "Face Off" First, Eight Contestants from Past Seasons Compete Against Eight Newcomers
As previously announced, the series returns Tuesday, August 13 at 9:00/8:00c on Syfy.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[07/03/13 - 10:26 AM]
Syfy's New "Heroes of Cosplay" Shines the Light on Unconventional Conventioneers Who Are All Dressed Up with Someplace to Go
The six-episode series, formerly known as "Cosworld," will now launch Tuesday, August 13 alongside the new season of "Face Off."

[04/22/13 - 08:20 AM]
Syfy Launches a Summer of Imagination and Adventure
The cable channel recaps its upcoming offerings for the summer months.

[04/10/13 - 12:48 PM]
Syfy Announces Three New Reality Series "Cosworld," "Fandemonium" and "Joe Rogan Questions Everything" Will Premiere in 2013
"Joe Rogan Questions Everything" bows Tuesday, July 16 followed by "Cosworld" on Tuesday, August 27.

[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.

[03/18/13 - 01:08 PM]
Syfy Renews Acclaimed Competition Series "Face Off" for a Fifth Season
Production on the new season begins April 2013 in Los Angeles for a Summer 2013 premiere.

[03/04/13 - 01:15 PM]
"Avatar's" Jon Landau Appears in This Week's All New Episode of Syfy's "Face Off," Tuesday, March 5 at 9 PM ET/PT
This week, the remaining seven makeup artists head to the California coastline and learn that they'll be creating their own undiscovered bioluminescent creatures.

[02/22/13 - 01:32 PM]
NBC Names Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Jane Lynch as Host of New Game Show Series "Hollywood Game Night" from Producer Sean Hayes
The eight-episode series "brings both players and viewers into the exclusive world of Hollywood royalty as celebrities gather for a fun, pop-culture based game night."

[01/16/13 - 05:46 PM]
"Face Off" Reigns Over More Than One Million Adults 18-49 - Season 4 Premiere Grows vs. Prior Premiere in Key Demos
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/09/13 - 07:44 AM]
Backed by National Multi-Media Marketing Campaign, Syfy's Hit Series "Total Blackout" Returns Tuesday, January 15 at 10:30PM
Said return will follow the 90-minute season premiere of "Face Off."

[12/18/12 - 11:14 AM]
NBC Announces Bold New Game Show Series from Emmy-Winning Actor/Producer Sean Hayes That Brings Contestants Inside Exclusive Celebrity World in "Hollywood Game Night"
Hazy Mills Productions, Mission Control Media and Universal Television are behind the eight-episode series.

[12/04/12 - 10:52 AM]
Syfy's 2013 Winter Programming Highlighted by Series Premieres of "Ghost Mine," "Robot Combat League," "Stranded" and "Continuum"
"Merlin," "Being Human," "Lost Girl," "Face Off," "Total Blackout," "Ghost Hunters" and "Haunted Collector" are also due back.

[12/03/12 - 10:12 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off," Debuts Its Fourth Season Tuesday, January 15 at 9 PM ET/PT
Joining the series as the official contestant mentor is world-renowned Hollywood makeup artist, Michael Westmore.

[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.

[10/31/12 - 03:46 PM]
Season 2 Premiere of Syfy's "Total Blackout," Hosted by Jaleel White, Shatters Series Records in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 30.

[10/30/12 - 03:12 PM]
Viewers Decide Who Wins Season Three of Syfy's Hit Reality Competition Series "Face Off"
Voting begins tonight at 10:00/9:00c with the winner revealed tomorrow, also at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/24/12 - 07:48 AM]
Syfy and NYC & Company Announce Syfy HalloweeNYC Fest Free Events at Flatiron Plaza, October 26-28
Events named after popular Syfy shows will be offered during the three-day celebration.

[10/08/12 - 12:43 PM]
Syfy Orders Fourth Season of Its Hit Competition Series "Face Off"
Slated for a 2013 premiere, notable guest appearances on tap for season four include Bryan Singer and Lightstorm's Jon Landau.

[10/01/12 - 06:41 AM]
Syfy and NYC & Company Will Launch Second Annual 31 Days of HalloweeNYC in October
HalloweeNYC is a multi-media, on-the-ground partnership with NYC & Company, the city's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization.

[09/13/12 - 12:44 PM]
Kevin Smith Appears in an All-New Episode of "Face Off," Followed by the Premiere of New Reality Competition Series, "Hot Set," Tuesday, September 18 on Syfy
Season two winner Rayce Bird is also on hand to assist the contestants with their designs.

[08/29/12 - 11:13 AM]
Syfy's 2012 Fall Programming Features First Ever Live "Face Off" as Centerpiece of "31 Days of Halloween"
Newly announced premieres include "Scare Tactics" on Monday, October 29 and "Viral Video Showdown" on Tuesday, October 30.

[08/22/12 - 02:45 PM]
Third Season Premiere of Syfy's "Face Off" Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers and Syfy's Best Tuesday Night Original Unscripted Telecast Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 21.

[08/15/12 - 12:51 PM]
Season Three Finale of Syfy's "Face Off" to Be Broadcast Live from Los Angeles, CA on Halloween Night, Wednesday, October 31 at 10 P.M. ET
As previous announced, the reality competition returns Tuesday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/27/12 - 09:51 AM]
Exclusive: Syfy to Debut "Hot Set" on Tuesday, September 18 at 10:00/9:00c
The newcomer, from the producers of "Face Off," is a competition series featuring Hollywood production designers.

[06/27/12 - 09:19 AM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Face Off" Debuts Season Three on a New Night and Time Tuesday, August 21 at 9 PM ET/PT
Guest judges this season include Brian Grazer, Kevin Smith, Gale Anne Hurd, Sean Astin, Matthew Wood, Paul WS Anderson, Laila Ali and Barney Burman.

[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."

[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.

[04/24/12 - 12:33 PM]
Syfy Ignites the Imagination With Most Original Primetime Programming Hours in History
Among the projects: "Defiance," the visionary transmedia experience that will unite television and Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) gaming for the very first time.

[04/10/12 - 11:14 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: MTV, Nickelodeon, OWN, Oxygen, Showtime, Spike TV, Starz & Syfy
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[04/02/12 - 10:40 AM]
Season Finale of Syfy's Smash Hit Series "Face Off" Becomes Channel's Most Watched Unscripted Telecast Ever Based on Live+7 Data
Syfy further spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 14.

[03/27/12 - 11:26 AM]
Syfy Posts Most Watched First Quarter Ever Among Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Women 18-34 and Women 18-49
Syfy spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/15/12 - 03:13 PM]
Syfy's "Face Off" Sets Series Records - For Fifth Time - Transforming Nearly 2.5 Million Total Viewers During Season Finale
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 14.

[03/08/12 - 02:52 PM]
Syfy's "Face Off" Sets New Series Records During Wednesday, March 7 Telecast
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 7.

[02/29/12 - 08:42 AM]
Syfy Posts Double Digit Gains in Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 During February
Syfy spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/16/12 - 02:50 PM]
"Ghost Hunters" Ratings Hit Season-Highs
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 15.

[02/09/12 - 02:46 PM]
For Second Straight Week, Syfy's Smash Hit "Face Off" Shatters Series Records With 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 8.

[02/07/12 - 02:22 PM]
Syfy Renews Hit Competition Series "Face Off" for a Third Season
Production on season three will commence this Spring for a Summer 2012 premiere.

[02/03/12 - 08:46 AM]
Syfy's Smash Hit "Face Off" Sets Series Highs for Second Time This Season in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 1.

[01/26/12 - 09:57 AM]
Vivica A. Fox and "Being Human's" Sam Huntington Appear in an All New Episode of Syfy's "Face Off," Wednesday, February 8 at 10 PM ET/PT
The 10 remaining contestants are tasked with creating an original trauma makeup featuring wounds that may have been inflicted by a werewolf.

[01/12/12 - 03:01 PM]
Second Season Premiere of Syfy's "Face Off" Sets Series Record With Two Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 11.

[01/11/12 - 11:17 AM]
Syfy Original Series "Monster Man" Will Showcase Hollywood Creature-Making Family Beginning Wednesday, March 14 at 11PM
The series will then switch to its regular timeslot, Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c, the following week on March 21.

[01/10/12 - 09:16 AM]
Syfy Expands Unscripted Programming Department
Robyn Lattaker-Johnson, Wayne Sampson and Colin Whelan have been named Vice Presidents, Alternative Programming at the cable channel.

[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.

[11/28/11 - 04:31 PM]
Syfy Will Celebrate Holiday Season With Countdown to Christmas Week
The cable channel once again details its programming highlights for this month of December.

[11/28/11 - 08:24 AM]
Syfy's "Face Off" Unveils Fourteen Rising Special Effects Make-Up Artists With Its Season Two Premiere Wednesday, January 11 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
McKenzie Westmore will once again host the series with Ve Neill, Glenn Hetrick and Patrick Tatopoulos as judges.

[10/11/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 11
Updates include: "Harry's Law" gets six more scripts from NBC; Courteney Cox, David Arquette book "10 Years" at NBC; and Craig Zadan, Neil Meron to redo "Steel Magnolias" at Lifetime.

[10/11/11 - 01:46 PM]
"Face Off," "Ghost Hunters," "Ghost Hunters International," "Merlin" and "Monster Man" Also on Tap for Syfy 2012 Winter Programming Lineup
They join the previously set "Being Human" and "Lost Girl," which bow on Monday nights beginning January 16.

[10/06/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 6
Updates include: Keith Carradine reports to TNT's "Gateway"; Krysten Ritter developing "School for Boys" at MTV; Callie Khouri, R.J. Cutler team for a drama at ABC.

[07/28/11 - 08:54 AM]
Syfy.com Lets Fans Select a Contestant for Season Two of Its Hit Reality Competition Series "Face Off"
The winner will snag the final contestant spot on the upcoming season, which returns in January 2012.

[03/29/11 - 09:31 AM]
Led by Freshman Hits "Being Human" and "Face Off," Syfy Soared During First Quarter
Syfy further spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2011.

[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."

[03/17/11 - 03:04 PM]
The Transformation Is Complete as Syfy's "Face Off" Finishes Its Debut Season With 1.5 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 16.

[03/16/11 - 12:18 PM]
Syfy Renews Hit Competition Series "Face Off" for a Second Season
The show's inaugural run wraps tonight at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/01/11 - 02:22 PM]
Powered by New Hit Series "Being Human" and "Face Off," Syfy Jumps 14% in Total Viewers and 25% Among Adults 18-34
Syfy spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/01/11 - 12:14 PM]
Syfy Saturday Original Movie "Mega Python Vs Gatoroid," Starring Debbie Gibson and Tiffany, Devours 2.35 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, January 29 and the month of January.

[01/27/11 - 03:21 PM]
"Face Off" Delivers Syfy's Best Premiere Night for a New Reality Franchise in Six Years Among Adults 18-49
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 26.

[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.

[01/27/11 - 12:25 PM]
"Fact or Faked" to Join "Quantum Kitchen," "Destination Truth" in March on Syfy
Also on tap are season seven of "Ghost Hunters" and the network premiere of "Urban Legends."

[01/05/11 - 06:56 AM]
Syfy's New Reality Competition Series, "Face Off," Premieres Wednesday, January 26 at 10 PM ET/PT
The network details the 12 up-and-coming make-up artists who will face off to determine just who will be the country's next great SFX artist.

[11/22/10 - 08:04 AM]
Syfy Kicks Off 2011 With New Original Series "Being Human," "Face Off" and "Marcel's Quantum Kitchen"
Original drama "Being Human" will air Mondays at 9:00/8:00c beginning January 17.

[11/10/10 - 07:34 AM]
Oscar-Winner Ve Neill, Glenn Hetrick and Patrick Tatopoulos Tapped as Judges on "Face-Off"
Plus: McKenzie Westmore hosts the series, "a new reality-competition series set in the magical world of world-class special effects and make-up artistry."

[05/27/10 - 03:24 PM]
Syfy Announces Major Expansion of Reality Programming, Greenlighting Three New Series Marcel's Quantum Kitchen, Paranormal Witness and Face Off
"Each of these series underscores the increasing breadth of Syfy's diverse brand," said the network's Mark Stern.

[03/16/10 - 02:38 PM]
Syfy Announces an Expansive Slate of New Reality Development
This new crop of unscripted series will "push the envelope of speculative, alternative worlds and lifestyles."







FACE OFF (SYFY)
Returns Tuesday, January 13
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/26/11 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
8 (??? episodes)
Missed an episode? Been wanting to catch up? This series is also available on:

DESCRIPTION:
(from Syfy's press release, November 2014) Syfy's critically-acclaimed reality competition series Face Off - the network's most watched unscripted series - will return on Tuesday, January 13 at 9PM for an action-packed eighth season themed "Return of the Champions." In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season. Additionally, the Season 8 premiere will be super-sized over two episodes. At the end of premiere, host McKenzie Westmore delivers a challenge twist in lieu of an elimination, forcing the action of the premiere to carry over into the next week's episode. Makeup super-legend and seven-time Academy Award-winner Rick Baker (makeup artist for American Werewolf in London, The Men in Black trilogy, Michael Jackson's Thriller, Planet of the Apes) will appear in both episodes, first mentoring the artists and then appearing as a guest judge.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Glenn Hetrick as Judge
· Lois Burwell as Judge
· McKenzie Westmore as Host
· Michael Westmore as Mentor
· Neville Page as Judge
· Ve Neill as Judge
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Patrick Tatopoulos as Judge
CREW INFORMATION:
· Derek Atherton as EP
· Dwight D. Smith as EP
· Michael Agbabian as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Mission Control Media