Placing a 21st century spin on a science fiction classic, SCI FI's contemporized version of Flash Gordon follows the all-new adventures of Flash (Eric Johnson) and his companions, Dale Arden (Gina Holden) and Dr. Hans Zarkov (Jody Racicot). Ordinary people thrust into extraordinary circumstances, they find themselves as Earth's last line of defense against the forces of the merciless dictator Ming (John Ralston).

Steven Gordon got the nickname "Flash" Gordon (Eric Johnson) because he was always fast on his feet. Flash's scientist father dies in a laboratory fire when Flash was 13. Since then, Flash has dedicated all his track victories to his father's memory -- including his third, unprecedented, Tri-City Marathon win.

Flash thinks he's got his life on track, looking after his mother's house while she travels, rebuilding classic cars in partnership with his pal Nick Gilmore (Panou). He doesn't know that something's coming that will force him to re-examine everything he thought he knew about his father's death -- and threaten to destroy the universe itself.

Family obligations kept Flash at home while his old flame Dale Arden left for college. Now Dale is a reporter for hometown television station WIAD-TV and engaged to another man, police detective Joe Wylee (Giles Panton). When a local truck driver comes across a strange device hovering over the road, Flash takes it to Dale at the TV station. And when Dale's alien story and Flash's search for the truth about his father collide, they 're thrown together again.

Flash spots a strange man in an RV following him. With Dale's help, Flash tracks down Hans Zarkov (Jody Racicot), who worked with the late Dr. Gordon on the mysterious Portage Initiative. Zarkov warns them that he's detected a trans-dimensional rift-- a rift like the one Flash's father disappeared through on the night he 'died.' Now a strange biomechanical killer has come through the rift, looking for something called the "Imex" -- and willing to destroy Flash, Flash's mother (Jill Teed), and anyone else that gets in its way.

Produced by Reunion Pictures, this modern day retelling of the classic comic strip franchise will be distributed by RHI Entertainment internationally. Under an agreement with property owner King Features Syndicate, Matthew O'Connor and Tom Rowe are producing the new series. RHI's Robert Halmi, Sr. and Robert Halmi, Jr. (Tin Man, Mitch Albom's The Five People You Meet in Heaven, The Ten Commandments), who previously produced SCI FI's popular miniseries event Legend of Earthsea, will serve as Executive Producers on the series.

SDCC 2011 EXCLUSIVE: ‘Sanctuary’ Season 4 Cast Interviews!

While at SDCC 2011, Amanda Tapping (Helen Magnus) and Robin Dunne (Will Zimmerman) joined us for a look Syfy's hit series Sanctuary and its upcoming fourth season. Check out our exclusive interviews below.

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SyFy Announces 2011 Comic-Con Schedule

In continuing with its yearly tradition of delivering the ultimate fan experience at Comic-Con - and winding down the convention with the hottest party of the entire weekend - Syfy has unveiled its plans for participation at Comic-Con 2011.

As in years past, a multitude of talent from Syfy's hottest series will participate in interactive panels, where fans can get their burning questions answered and get all the behind-the-scenes secrets on their favorite shows! On Syfy's docket for this year are hit Warehouse 13, Eureka, Being Human and Sanctuary, as well as new series Alphas, (premiering July 11 @ 10pm). Syfy will also hold a screening on Friday night (July 22), where fans can get an early sneak-peek of that evening's new episode of Haven as well as the following Monday's new episode of Eureka.

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‘Sanctuary’ Renewed for a Fourth Season

Syfy has greenlit production on a fourth season of Sanctuary, it was announced today by Mark Stern, President, Original Programming, Syfy & Co-Head, Original Content, Universal Cable Productions. Sanctuary season 4 is slated to commence production on a 13-episode season in spring 2011 in Vancouver, BC with an eye towards a fall 2011 premiere on Syfy.

Sanctuary follows brilliant scientist Dr. Helen Magnus (Amanda Tapping) and her team, who use their unique combination of instinct, medicine and cutting-edge science to find and aid a clandestine population of beings that the world refuses to believe exists. The series also stars Robin Dunne as forensic psychiatrist Dr. Will Zimmerman, Agam Darshi as the quick-witted Kate Freelander, Ryan Robbins as tech wiz Henry Foss and Christopher Heyerdahl as the sinister John Druitt.

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CONTEST: Win Big Prizes from ‘Sanctuary’ and ‘Stargate Universe’

Stargate Universe recently kicked off its second season on the Syfy channel and Sanctuary will debut its third season on Friday, October 15 at 10 PM ET on Syfy. To celebrate these new seasons, we have a brand new contest and we're giving away t-shirts from both shows and a Syfy-branded digital picture frame to our readers. You know these contests will go fast, so be sure and enter this contest today.

HERE'S HOW TO WIN! Just "Like" (fan) the Facebook page (below) and then leave a comment below telling us why these prizes must be yours! If you already "Like" , just leave a comment below telling us why these prizes must be yours!

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SDCC 2010 EXCLUSIVE: ‘Sanctuary’ Season 3 Cast Interviews

One of Syfy's hit series is about to get bigger and better for its upcoming third season. We reported back in December that Syfy handed out a third-season order to Sanctuary, which will return to the Syfy airwaves later this year. The show was given a 20-episode order (as opposed to the first two seasons' 13-episode orders) and the show has returned to San Diego for Comic-Con to promote the popular series. We spoke to stars Amanda Tapping (Helen Magnus), Ryan Robbins (Henry Foss) along with executive producer Damian Kindler at the Con and you can click on the video interviews below to see what they had to say about the show's new season.

Sanctuary, which also stars Robin Dunne, Christopher Heyerdahl, Emilie Ullerup and Agam Darshi, will return to the SyFy network this fall, airing on Friday nights.

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SyFy Renews ‘Stargate Universe’ and ‘Sanctuary’

The cable network has ordered 20 episodes apiece for their new series.

Amanda Tapping and Robin Dunne Find ‘Sanctuary’

The two stars of the SyFy series talk about the new second season.

SDCC 2009: Official Saturday Schedule Announced

Here are all the movie and TV-related happenings for the day in San Diego.
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