Syfy has announced the premiere dates for the first season ofÂ HUNTERSÂ and the second season ofÂ 12 MONKEYS, both produced by Universal Cable Productions (in association with Valhalla Entertainment and Atlas Entertainment, respectively).
Watch a new trailer for HUNTERS below.
InÂ HUNTERS, when Baltimore FBI agent Flynn Carrollâ€™s (Nathan Phillips, â€śWolf Creekâ€ť) wife goes missing, his search leads him to a highly-classified government organization â€“ the Exo-Terrorism Unit (ETU) â€“ who track and fight alien terrorists.Â Britne Oldford (â€śAmerican Horror Storyâ€ť) plays Regan, a valuable ETU operative keeping secrets of her own. The gritty sci-fi thriller also stars Julian McMahon (â€śNip/Tuckâ€ť) as the dangerously unhinged terrorist, McCarthy.Â The 13-episode first season debutsMonday, April 11 at 10PM ET/PT.
HUNTERSÂ is from executive producers Gale Anne Hurd (â€śThe Walking Dead,â€ť â€śThe Terminator Trilogyâ€ť) and Natalie Chaidez (â€ś12 Monkeys,â€ť â€śHeroesâ€ť), who will also serve as showrunner, and Emile Levisetti (â€śRoyal Painsâ€ť). The series is inspired by best-selling author Whitley Strieberâ€™s novel,Â Alien Hunter.
Syfyâ€™s critically-acclaimed time-travel thrillerÂ 12 MONKEYSÂ will return for a second season onÂ Monday, April 18 at 9PM ET/PT. This all-new 13-episode season will air Mondays, with Aaron Stanford (James Cole), Amanda Schull (Dr. Cassandra Railly), Kirk Acevedo (Ramse), Emily Hampshire (Jennifer Goines), Barbara Sukowa (Katarina Jones) and Todd Stashwick (Deacon) reprising their roles.
12 MONKEYSÂ follows the journey of Cole, a time traveler sent back in time from a dark, hellish future to prevent it from ever happening. Joining forces in the present with Dr. Railly, Cole must defeat a centuries-old malevolent organization known as the Army of the 12 Monkeys. As Cole, Railly and their unlikely allies get closer to the truth, theyâ€™ll learn there are deadly consequences for all of history â€¦ and time itself.
Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett (â€śNikitaâ€ť) are executive producers and showrunners, with Charles Roven (â€śBatman v. Superman,â€ť â€śSuicide Squad,â€ť â€śAmerican Hustle,â€ť â€śThe Dark Knight Trilogyâ€ť) and Richard Suckle (â€śSuicide Squad,â€ť â€śAmerican Hustle,â€ť â€śThe Internationalâ€ť) as executive producers. Atlas Entertainment and Roven produced the original film of â€ś12 Monkeys,â€ť which starred Bruce Willis, Brad Pitt and Madeline Stowe, on which the series is based.