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'12 Monkeys,' final 'Sharknado' and more: Syfy unveils scripted summer schedule

Thu, May 10th 2018 10:00 pm
`12 Monkeys`: Aaron Stanford as James Cole and Amanda Schull as Cassandra Railly. (Syfy photo by Ben Mark Holzberg)
"12 Monkeys": Aaron Stanford as James Cole and Amanda Schull as Cassandra Railly. (Syfy photo by Ben Mark Holzberg)
Syfy has announced its upcoming summer schedule, which includes the return of "12 Monkey" (June 15) along with "Wynonna Earp" and "Killjoys" (July 20) airing back to back on Friday nights. Additionally, "Sharknado Week" returns to Syfy with an all new shark-filled movie event beginning Sunday, Aug. 12, and leading into ultimate shark showdown in the finale of Syfy's hit franchise, "Sharknado," airing on Sunday, Aug. 19, at 8/7c.
Scripted Originals (in order of air date)
•"12 Monkey" - Season 4 premieres Friday, June 15 (8 p.m.)
In season 4, James Cole (Aaron Stanford) and Dr. Cassandra Railly (Amanda Schull) set out on an epic quest, traveling further back in time than they have ever been before. According to legend, their only hope lies with a weapon capable of stopping the Witness for good. But they'll soon discover that, in order to win the final battle and save time itself, they will have to make the ultimate sacrifice.
•"Wynonna Earp" - Season 3 premieres Friday, July 20 (9 p.m.)
Based on the IDW Publishing comic book created by Beau Smith, "Wynonna Earp" follows the life of famous lawman Wyatt Earp's demon-fighting great-great-granddaughter, Wynonna (Melanie Scrofano), who inherited Wyatt's mythic abilities and his famous gun in order to put an end to the Earp curse once and for all. In season 3, reckless and reluctant warrior hero Wynonna and her team of outmatched outsiders return to face monsters, revenants and their biggest fears as they fight to take down the demon who cursed the Earp family before he destroys the Ghost River Triangle - and the world.
•"Killjoys" - Season 4 premieres Friday, July 20 (10 p.m.)
The end of season 3 left the Killjoys scattered to the far corners of The J Galaxy and beyond. Dutch (Hannah John-Kamen) is on a journey to face her biggest foe yet, while D'av (Luke Macfarlane) and John (Aaron Ashmore) are trapped in an elevator in deep space with a pregnant Delle Seyah (Mayko Nguyen). They are united by the knowledge of the name of their true enemy: The Lady, an immeasurable manifestation of evil without beginning or end. The Lady is making her play, and the trio has something she wants.
Movies and Events (in order of air date)
•"Sharknado Week" - Sunday, Aug. 12, through Sunday, Aug. 19
"Sharknado Week" returns to Syfy for its fifth annual weeklong event focused on all things shark. This year's lineup will kick off the first night with "Deep Blue Sea 2" and continue through the week with more action-packed, shark-infested movies, including "Nightmare Shark" and "6-Headed Shark Attack." It all starts Aug. 12 and culminates with the final movie of Syfy's hit franchise, "Sharknado 6."
•"Sharknado 6" - Premieres Sunday, Aug. 19 (8 p.m.)
Our hero Fin (Ian Ziering) has battled sharks all over the globe, but in this last installment he will tackle the final shark-tier - time travel. In the ending moments of "Sharknado 5: Global Swarming," Fin was seen wandering alone on Earth after it was destroyed. Now he must travel back in time to stop the Sharknado that started it all. Will Fin and the gang be able to set everything right and save the world once and for all?
A production of The Asylum, "Sharknado 6" is directed by Anthony C. Ferrante, based on an original screenplay by Scotty Mullen.

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