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SyFy Pulls Haven School Violence Episode In Wake of CT Tragedy

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In the wake of today’s tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut that left over two dozen dead, including children, the gun man and his mother, SyFy has decided to pull tonight’s episode of Haven, which had scenes depicting school violence.

The Haven episode, “Reunion,” was due to air tonight at 10pm on SYFY that featured two characters going back to their high school to help with someone who is causing chaos -a skin walker – at a student reunion.

“Tonight’s scheduled 10 p.m. episode of Haven contained scenes of fictitious violence in a high school. In light of today’s tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, we have decided not to air it. At this time, no decision has been made as to when the episode will air,” a SyFy spokesperson told THR.

An episode of Eureka is taking its place with the episode being the animated holiday episode, “Do you see what I see.”

About Haven:

Based on the novella “The Colorado Kid” from renowned author Stephen King, “Haven” is a Syfy series that follows FBI agent Audrey Parker (Emily Rose) who arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve the murder of a local ex-con.  Before long, her natural curiosity lands her at the epicenter of activity in the curious enclave — which turns out to be a longtime refuge for people with a remarkable range of supernatural abilities.  

Among the townspeople are local cop Nathan Wuornos (Lucas Bryant), who eventually becomes Audrey’s partner, and the mysterious and charming Duke Crocker (Eric Balfour).

The impressive creative team behind Haven includes show-runner Scott Shepherd (“Tru Calling,” “The Dead Zone”) who is joined by his partners, executive producers Lloyd Segan and Shawn Piller (both for “The Dead Zone,” “Wildfire,” “Greek”), as well as E1 Entertainment’s John Morayniss (“Hung,” “Copper”) Noreen Halpern (“Hung,” “Copper”), Laszlo Barna (“The Bridge”) and Michael Rosenberg (“Hung,” “The Riches”).  

The series pilot was written by Sam Ernst (“Shrek the Third,” “The Dead Zone”) and Jim Dunn (“Shrek the Third,” “The Dead Zone”), who will also serve as executive producers on the series.   “Haven,” from E1 Entertainment in association with Pillar, Segan and Shepherd.  

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SyFy’s “Powerful Mondays” Features Eureka Final Season and Lost Girl Season Two

Press Release

 

SPRING SEASON OF SYFY’S “POWERFUL MONDAYS” FEATURES RETURN OF EUREKA MONDAY, APRIL 16 AT 9PM, FOLLOWED BY SECOND SEASON OF LOST GIRL AT 10PM
 
 

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NEW YORK – April 9, 2012 – The spring season of Syfy’s “Powerful Mondays” programming block will feature the fifth – and final – season of the beloved, iconic series Eureka on Monday, April 16 at 9PM (ET/PT), followed by the second season of the sexy supernatural drama series Lost Girl at 10PM (ET/PT).
 
As Eureka’s thrilling fifth and final season kicks off, the town is reeling after the Astraeus and her crew mysteriously vanished just before their planned launch to Titan. When they finally crash land, Allison and the crewmembers are shocked to find themselves back in Eureka – and that they’ve been missing for four years. As the town copes with the shocking personal changes that have happened during their long absence, Sheriff Carter and Henry try to uncover the truth about the forces behind the crew’s bizarre disappearance – with deadly results.
 
Eureka stars Colin Ferguson (Sheriff Jack Carter) Salli Richardson-Whitfield (Allison Blake), Joe Morton (Henry Deacon), Erica Cerra (Jo Lupo), Neil Grayston (Douglas Fargo) and Niall Matter (Zane Donovan). Returning for the final season will be popular guest stars Wil Wheaton (The Big Bang Theory, Star Trek: The Next Generation) as the contentious Dr. Parrish and Felicia Day (The Guild, Red) as Dr. Holly Marten. Co-creator Jaime Paglia and Bruce Miller are executive producers. The series is produced and distributed by Universal Cable Productions.
 
In the Lost Girl season two opener, a nomadic Fae sideshow comes to town to take advantage of the chaos caused by both the bombing of the Light Fae headquarters and the declining physical condition of The Ash. Lost Girl stars Anna Silk as Bo, co-starring Kris Holden-Ried as Dyson; Ksenia Solo as Kenzi; Zoie Palmer as Lauren; Rick Howland as Trick, and K.C. Collins as Hale. Lost Girl is a Prodigy Pictures Production in association with Showcase. Executive producers are Jay Firestone, Michelle Lovretta and Peter Mohan. Lost Girl was created by Michelle Lovretta.
 
Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in more than 98 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)
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SyFy’s Ghost Hunters International, Eureka and Total Blackout Preview Clips For April 4,16,25

[[wysiwyg_imageupload:1217:]]SyFy sent over the following preview clips for Ghost Hunters International, Eureka and Total Blackout Clips.

Descriptions:

In Ghost Hunters International, the team investigates and old warehouse where a man’s face is often seen appearing from the window of the second floor. Catch the sneak peek for the Season Finale of Ghost Hunters International and watch as Joe and Paul are startled by a loud noise they hear from the main floor.
 
Take a look into the exclusive Eureka clip featuring interviews with characters commenting on their experiences throughout the past seven years. Tune in to the final season of Eureka Monday, April 16th at 9/8c on Syfy!
 
And finally, here’s the hilarious extended clip from Syfy’s new competition show, Total Blackout, where real people face extreme challenges in complete darkness. Watch Sam Huntington from Syfy’s Being Human and Terry Morrow from the Knoxville News Sentinel experience Total Blackout. Tune in for the series premiere Wednesday, April 25th at 10/9c on Syfy!
 
Ghost Hunters International – Season Finale Airs Wednesday, April 4th @ 9/8c
“Hell’s Gate: Canada”– Sneak Peek
 

 
Eureka – Final Season Premiere Monday, April 16th at 9/8c
 

 
 
Total Blackout – Season Premiere Wednesday, April 25th at 10/9c
“Hell’s Gate: Canada”– Sneak Peek
 

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SYFY’s Eureka, Warehouse 13 and Haven All-New Holiday Episode Sneak Peaks

SYFY sent over the following videos and info for the upcoming Holiday Episodes for Eureka, Warehouse 13 and Haven premiering next Tuesday, December 6th on Syfy! In Eureka, Jack and Jo find themselves lost on their way to the photon generator and appear to run into the nature-loving Taggart, who has transformed into a polar bear …

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SYFY Announces Stand-Alone Holiday Episodes Of Eureka, Warehouse 13 and Haven

Press Release   SYFY WILL RING IN THE CHRISTMAS SEASON WITH STAND-ALONE HOLIDAY EPISODES OF EUREKA, WAREHOUSE 13 AND HAVEN TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6 FROM 8-11PM AS PART OF SECOND ANNUAL COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS WEEK   ORLANDO — October 10, 2011 – For the second straight Christmas season, Syfy will present special, stand-alone holiday episodes of its hit scripted series Eureka, Warehouse 13 — and …

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