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Syfy acquires 'Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles'

by jmaloni
Fri, Feb 25th 2011 04:30 pm

Series will premiere on SYFY Thursday, April 7

Syfy has acquired both seasons (31 episodes) of the acclaimed fan-favorite "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, it was announced today by Chris Regina, vice president of programming, Syfy, and Tom Cerio, Executive vice president of cable sales, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.

With "Terminator 3" as the lead-in, the series will join the Syfy line-up on Thursday, April 7, with two episodes from 9 to 11 p.m. (ET/PT). The regular time slot will be Thursdays from 7 to p.m. (ET/PT).

"Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" brought the blockbuster "Terminator" movie franchise to television in an action-adventure drama taking place after the events of "Terminator 2: Judgment Day." The series reveals what happens when Sarah Connor (series star Lena Headey - upcoming "Game of Thrones," "300," "The Brothers Grimm") stops running and goes on the offensive against an ever-evolving technological enemy. At the end of "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," Sarah vanquished the Terminator sent from the future to kill her teenage son, John. Now Sarah and John (series star Thomas Dekker - "Heroes") find themselves in a very dangerous, complicated world. Fugitives from the law, they must evade pursuers from the future and the present in today's Los Angeles, relentlessly battling to save more than just themselves.

"Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" ran for two seasons (2007-09). Headey, Dekker, Summer Glau, Brian Austin Green, Garret Dillahunt, Shirley Manson, Leven Rambin and Richard T. Jones starred in the series, from the Bartleby Company and The Halcyon Company, in association with Warner Bros. Television. Josh Friedman, John Wirth, James Middleton, Mario Kassar, Andrew Vajna and Joel Michaels served as executive producers.

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