SYFY has released the final trailer for Sharknado 6, “It’s About Time,” the final movie in the franchise starring Ian Ziering that premiers tomorrow. “It’s the end of an era!” the video description teases. Sharknado 6 airs Sunday, August 19 at 8/7c on SYFY. Sharknado Our hero Fin (Ian Ziering) has battled sharks all over the globe, …
SYFY and Asylum have released a new Sharknado 6 trailer as the movie premiers this month, which is the last of the franchise titled The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time. “In this Summer of blockbusters, there are dinosaurs, costumed heroes, and futuristic heroes,” the trailer teases. “But they can bite it. Because we have all …
SYFY and Asylum have revealed five new posters for Sharkado 6, the final movie in the franchise, featuring Ian Ziering as Finn, Tara Reid as April, Cassie Scerbo as Nova and Vivica A. Fox as Skye. The posters tease, “History’s biggest disaster comes to and end.” Finn: “He came. He saw. He conquered.” April: “When it pours, she …
SYFY has released a new trailer for the final Sharkando 6 movie, The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time. Per the film’s title, Sharknado 6 involves time travel. 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 …
All good things must come to an end as it’s learned Sharknado 6 will be the last movie in the franchise. Following it learned last month that Sharknado 6 will involve time travel, now it’s confirmed the sixth movie will be the final flick. EW.com confirmed the news. Regarding Sharknado 6, which has its title to-be-announced, Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Vivica …
Sharkado 6 is a go! The first poster and plot details have been revealed for Sharknado 6, which will air this Summer. Ian Ziering, Tara Reid and Cassie Scerbo are said to be returning which sees Fin and the crew go back in time to fight a Sharknado! Here is the description: “All is lost, or is it? Fin …
Ian Ziering will slay again in Sharknado: The 4th Awakens, reprising his role as shark-fighting hero Fin Shepard, while Tara Reid is set to return as April Wexler to reveal the outcome of the fan-voted #AprilLives or #AprilDies social campaign. The fourth addition to the hit global franchise also sees the return of David Hasselhoff as Gil Shepard and Ryan Newman as Claudia Shepard. Additional roles will be played by Tommy Davidson, Cheryl Tiegs, Gary Busey, Cody Linley, Imani Hakim and Masiela Lusha.
Sharknado: The 4th Awakens will take place five years after the East Coast was ravaged in Sharknado 3. Fin, his family and the cosmos have been blissfully sharknado-free in the intervening years, but now sharks – and ‘nados! – are being whipped up in places (and ways) that are completely unexpected…
“Sharknado: The 4th Awakens” premiers Sunday, July 31 at 8PM ET/PT on SyFy.
Sharknado 4 premiers Sunday, July 31 at 8PM ET/PT starring Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, David Hasselhoff, Ryan Newman, Gary Busey, Tommy Davidson, Imani Hakim, Cody Linley, Masiela Lusha and Cheryl Tiegs, with a slew of cameos.
SHARKNADO: THE 4th AWAKENS takes place five years after the East Coast was ravaged in last summer’s SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO!. Fin (Ziering), his family and the cosmos have been blissfully sharknado-free in the intervening years, but now sharks – and ‘nados! – are being whipped up in places (and ways) least expected.
Full details below including info about the cast.
SYFY AND THE ASYLUM ANNOUNCE THE TITLE AND AIRDATE WE’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR:
SHARKNADO: THE 4TH AWAKENS TO PREMIERE ON SYFY ON SUNDAY, JULY 31
Syfy and The Asylum today revealed that the official title of the next SHARKNADO movie is…SHARKNADO: THE 4TH AWAKENS! The two hour original movie will premiere four months from now on a TV very, very nearby – on Syfy, Sunday, July 31 at 8PM ET/PT.
The fourth installment of the SHARKNADO franchise will take place five years after the East Coast was ravaged in last summer’s SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO!. Fin (Ian Ziering), his family and the cosmos have been blissfully sharknado-free in the intervening years, but now sharks – and ‘nados! – are being whipped up in places (and ways) least expected.
Tara Reid is also set to return as April Wexler to reveal the outcome of the fan-voted #AprilLives or #AprilDies social campaign. David Hasselhoff (as Gil Shepard) and Ryan Newman (as Claudia Shepard) will also reprise their SHARKNADO 3 roles. New additions to the SHARKNADO: THE 4TH AWAKENS cast include Gary Busey, Tommy Davidson, Imani Hakim, Cody Linley, Masiela Lusha and Cheryl Tiegs (with more to be announced soon!).
SHARKNADO: THE 4TH AWAKENS is a production of The Asylum. Anthony C. Ferrante returns to direct an original screenplay written by Thunder Levin.
SYFY AND THE ASYLUM ANNOUNCE SHARKNADO 4 CASTING
— Anthony C. Ferrante to Direct, Screenplay by Thunder Levin —
Syfy and The Asylum announced that Ian Ziering will slay again in SHARKNADO 4 (working title), reprising his role as shark-fighting hero Fin Shepard, while Tara Reid is set to return as April Wexler to reveal the outcome of the fan-voted #AprilLives or #AprilDies social campaign. The fourth addition to the hit global franchise also sees the return of David Hasselhoff as Gil Shepard and Ryan Newman as Claudia Shepard.
Set to premiere on Syfy this July, SHARKNADO 4 (WT) will take place five years after the East Coast was ravaged in SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO!. Fin, his family and the cosmos have been blissfully sharknado-free in the intervening years, but now sharks – and ‘nados! – are being whipped up in places (and ways) least expected…
SHARKNADO 4 (WT) will also star:
Gary Busey (“Lethal Weapon,” ”Celebrity Apprentice”), as Wilford Wexler, April’s father and a lead scientist at Astro-X. He’s at the forefront of advances in the field of robotics.
Tommy Davidson (“Black Dynamite,” “In Living Color”), as Aston Reynolds, playboy tech billionaire. Aston is the CEO of tech company Astro-X, developers of a revolutionary energy system that can stabilize the atmosphere and prevent the formation of tornadoes.
Imani Hakim (“Everybody Hates Chris”), as Gabrielle, Matt’s best friend and a fellow soldier. Gabrielle is tough and no-nonsense, can take care of herself and isn’t afraid to show what she’s capable of doing.
Cody Linley (“Hannah Montana,” “Melissa & Joey”), as Matt, Fin and April’s eldest son. After surviving the first Sharknado, Matt finished flight school and joined the Army. He’s experienced the events of the last six years from afar and longs to reunite with his American Hero father.
Masiela Lusha (“George Lopez”), as Gemini, Fin’s cousin. Ever resourceful, Gemini is chock full of shark-busting attitude and is ready to dive into the fight once the sharks hit the fan.
Cheryl Tiegs (“The Apprentice”), as Raye, Fin’s mother and Col. Gil Shepard’s ex-wife. Raye is a little bit of a former flower child, but not afraid to speak her mind or protect her family.
Currently filming, SHARKNADO 4 (WT) will include a plethora of additional outrageous and surprising cameos to be announced soon. Stay tuned…
SHARKNADO 4 (WT) is a production of The Asylum. Anthony C. Ferrante returns to direct an original screenplay written by Thunder Levin.
OH HELL YEAH! SYFY’S SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO! TAKES SOCIAL MEDIA BY STORM YET AGAIN
GENERATED 2 BILLION TWITTER IMPRESSIONS, DOUBLING SHARKNADO 2
TRENDED #1 IN U.S. AND #2 ACROSS THE PLANET
SHARKNADO 4 OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED
NEW YORK – July 23, 2015 – Proving its might as a global pop culture phenomenon, Syfy’s Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! chomped its way to two billion Twitter impressions – doubling the one billion impressions for 2014’s Sharknado 2: The Second One. Generating more Twitter activity than every episode of the final season of Mad Men, every episode of this season’s The Bachelor and Hillary Clinton’s presidential announcement, Sharknado 3 trended #1 in the United States and #2 worldwide.
Following this record-breaking social media performance, Syfy and The Asylum announced they have greenlit Sharknado 4, expected to make landfall in July 2016. After destroying Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C. and much of the Eastern Seaboard, where will the sharks strike next? And will April Wexler (Tara Reid) live or die? Fans can decide if April makes it to Sharknado 4 by voting #AprilLives OR #AprilDies on Twitter or by visiting http://Sharknado.Syfy.com.
Said Chris Regina, Senior Vice President, Program Strategy, Syfy: “Sharknado 3 may have devoured half of America’s celebrities, but there are still hungry fans and sharks to feed, so the adventure continues — not in a galaxy far, far away, but on your television sets next July.”
Additional Social Media Highlights for Sharknado 3:
· Sharknado 3 trended throughout July 22 across social platforms including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
· Sharknado 3 was the most social program on television in Twitter activity on July 22, with Syfy’s Sharknado 1 and Sharknado 2: The Second One also ranked in the Top 5 programs.
· Syfy was the most social TV network in Twitter mentions on July 22.
· Video clips from Sharknado 3 have generated nearly 6 million views to date, including 4.1 million on Syfy’s YouTube channel.
· The social campaign asking fans to decide if April (Tara Reid) makes it to Sharknado 4 by voting #AprilLives OR #AprilDies on Twitter or by visiting Sharknado.Syfy.com has earned nearly 40K tweets since the conclusion of Sharknado 3 last night.
· Among the influencers who joined the conversation and tweeted were Tyra Banks, William Shatner, Kevin Jonas, Wendy Williams, Alyson Hannigan, Grant Imahara, Daymond John, as well as NASA, American Red Cross, the Department of Defense, NASCAR, the NBA and the NHL.
Just when you thought it was safe to believe there were no more Sharknado 3 cameos – guess again!
Syfy announced sixteen more guest stars from the worlds of television, sports, WWE, science, comedy, modeling and radio who will join Ian Ziering (Fin), Tara Reid (April) and Cassie Scerbo (Nova) in Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, when the global pop culture sensation premieres on Syfy Wednesday, July 22 at 9PM (ET/PT).
In the third installment in the Sharknado franchise, which will also premiere on Syfy in 87 countries within 24 hours of the US premiere, Sharknados cause mass destruction in Washington, DC, then roar down the Eastern Seaboard before the final confrontation in Orlando, Florida.
Joining Fin, April and Nova will be David Hasselhoff (Fin’s father, Gil); Bo Derek (April’s mother, May) and Nickelodeon stars Ryan Newman (April and Fin’s daughter, Claudia Shepard) and Jack Griffo (Claudia’s friend, Billy).
While watching the movie, Syfy invites fans to play a rousing game of Sharknado 3 Cameo Bingo using these downloadable (and tweetable!) Bingo cards (find images below).
NEW SHARKNADO 3 CAMEO APPEARANCES BY:
- Comedian Bill Engvall as White House Chief of Staff Gary Martin Hays
- Actors Lorenzo Lamas as Sergeant Rock and Tim Russ as General Gottlieb
- MMA fighter Josh Barnett as Sergeant Richards
- Former Cincinnati Bengal Chad (Ochocinco) Johnson as a NASA technician
- E!’s Maria Menounos as C.J. Sorkin
- The Insider’s Keltie Knight as Alves
- TMZ’s Harvey Levin as Lester Williams
- Telemundo’s Jorge Bernal as Bernie
- Vine star Melvin Gregg as Chad
- YouTube star Blair Fowler as Jess
- NASA’s Bobak Ferdowsi as Matt Mason
- Model Genevieve Morton as a White House guest
- Pro wrestler Maryse Ouellet Mizanin as a Park Police Guard
- Radio personality Elvis Duran as himself
- Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian as himself
And more surprise Easter Egg cameos!
They join previously revealed cameos by Frankie Muniz, Mark McGrath, Mark Cuban, Ann Coulter, Frankie Muniz, Penn Jillette and Teller, Chris Jericho, Jerry Springer, Jedward, Chris Kirkpatrick, Ray J, Anthony Weiner, Kim Richards, Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison, Ryan Kerrigan, Tom Compton, Brian Mitchell, Ne-Yo, Lou Ferrigno, Max Kellerman, Marcellus Wiley, Michelle Beadle, Grant Imahara, Rick Fox, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Matt Lauer, Al Roker, Natalie Morales, Savannah Guthrie, Reza Farahan, Michele Bachmann, Jackie Collins, Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski.
Anthony C. Ferrante will once again direct and The Asylum will produce. Sharknado 3 is based on an original screenplay by Thunder Levin.
SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO!
Al Roker – Himself
Alexis Ohanian – himself
Ann Coulter VP – Sonia Buck
Anthony Weiner – NASA Director Regina
Bill Engvall – Gary Martin Hayes
Bobak Ferdowsi – Matt Mason
Blair Fowler – Jess
Brian Mitchell – Technician Howe
Brad Keselowski – NASCAR Driver
Bruno Salomone – NASA Tech
Chad (Ochocinco) – Johnson Sergeant
Chris Jericho – Bruce the ride attendant
Chris Kirkpatrick – Lifeguard
Elvis Duran – Himself
Frankie Muniz – Lucas Stevens
Genevieve Morton – Guest at White House
Grant Imahara -Agent Lodge
Harvey Levin – Lester Williams
Hoda Kotb – Herself
Holly Madison – Lieutenant Harrison
Jack Griffo – Billy
Jackie Collins – Herself
Jedward – tourists
Jerry Springer – Mr. White
Joey Logano – NASCAR Driver
Jorge Bernal – Bernie
Josh Barnett – Sergeant Richards
Kathie Lee Gifford – Herself
Keltie Knight – Alves
Kendra Wilkinson – Flo
Kim Richards – Babs Jensen
Lorenzo Lamas – Sergeant Rock
Lou Ferrigno – Agent Banner
Mark Cuban – President Marcus Robbins
Marcellus Wiley – Specialist Iverson
Maria Menounos – C.J. Sorkin
Mark McGrath – Martin Brody
Maryse Ouellet Mizanin – Park Police Guard #2
Matt Lauer – Himself
Max Kellerman – Airman Joseph
Melvin – Gregg Chad
Michele Bachmann – Herself
Michelle Beadle – Agent Argyle
Natalie Morales – Herself
Ne-Yo – Agent Devoreaux
Penn Jillette – NASA Lieutenant Colonel Stylo
Ray J -NASA tech Tom Major
Reza Farahan – Park Police Guard #1
Rick Fox Principle – SSA Webb
Ryan Kerrigan – Technician Garber
Ryan Newman – Claudia Shepard
Savannah Guthrie – Herself
Teller – NASA Major Caissier
Tim Russ General – Gottlieb
Tom Compton – Reporter
Sharknado 3 Bingo Cards:
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Syfy continues to roll out an ambitious slate of original programming, with its Summer 2015 programming schedule announced today. The slate includes two new scripted series: Killjoys, from the producers of Orphan Black, and Dark Matter, from the writers of Stargate Atlantis. Also on tap are the new unscripted game show Geeks Who Drink, hosted and executive produced by Zachary Levi; and returning seasons of scripted originals Defiance and Dominion, as well as fan-favorite Face Off. And of course, it wouldn’t be summer without Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, which anchors Syfy’s second annual Sharknado Week this July.
Syfy’s 2015 Summer Programming Highlights (all times ET/PT)
Syfy’s new 8-11PM scripted programming block kicks off Friday, June 12 at 8PM with the two-hour premiere of Defiance, followed by the debut of Dark Matter at 10PM. On Friday, June 19, Killjoys joins the schedule, premiering at 9PM.
DEFIANCE (SEASON 3 PREMIERE)
Premieres Friday, June 12 at 8PM
Defiance is the story of a ravaged planet Earth thirty-five years in the future, the lives of its citizens permanently altered following the sudden arrival of seven alien races. In this unknown and unpredictable landscape, the diverse, newly-formed civilization of humans and aliens must learn to co-exist peacefully. Following the events of last season’s cliffhanger finale, the series’ two-hour Season 3 premiere opens on the eve of an impending military siege – and the surprise arrival of the mysterious and nearly extinct Omec, an alien race of warriors.
The new season features cast additions Lee Tergesen (The Americans) as military leader General Rahm Tak, Nichole Galicia (Django Unchained) as Kindzi and Conrad Coates (The Strain) as her father, T’evgin. Returning cast includes Grant Bowler, Julie Benz, Stephanie Leonidas, Tony Curran, Jaime Murray, Graham Greene and Jesse Rath. Kevin Murphy (Desperate Housewives, Caprica) resumes his role as executive producer and showrunner.
DARK MATTER (SERIES PREMIERE)
Premieres Friday, June 12 at 10PM
In the new original series Dark Matter, the crew of a derelict spaceship awakens with no memories of who they are or how they got there. Facing threats at every turn, they have to work together to survive a voyage fueled by vengeance, betrayal and hidden secrets.
Created by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, executive producers and writers of the Stargate franchise, and developed with Prodigy Pictures (Lost Girl), the series features Melissa O’Neil (Broadway’s Les Miserables), Marc Bendavid (Bitten), Anthony Lemke (White House Down), Alex Mallari Jr. (Robocop) and Jodelle Ferland (Twilight), with Roger Cross (The Strain) and Zoie Palmer (Lost Girl). The 13 one-hour episodes are based on the graphic novel Dark Matter, also by Mallozzi and Mullie, published by Dark Horse Comics.
KILLJOYS (SERIES PREMIERE)
Premieres Friday, June 19 at 9PM
Killjoys follows a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants throughout the Quad, a distant system on the brink of a bloody, multi-planetary class war.
From Temple Street Productions, the producers of Orphan Black, and writer and showrunner Michelle Lovretta, creator of Lost Girl, the original, 10-episode Syfy series stars Hannah John-Kamen (Black Mirror), Luke Macfarlane (Brothers & Sisters) and Aaron Ashmore (Warehouse 13).
DOMINION (SEASON 2 PREMIERE)
Premieres Thursday, July 9 at 10PM
Based on characters from the hit theatrical film Legion (2010), Dominion is set in a post-apocalyptic future, 25 years after an army of lower angels waged an epic war against mankind. The series follows the reluctant “Chosen One,” Alex (Christopher Egan), who must fight to save humanity from the angels that are hell-bent on destroying them. In Dominion’s second season, humankind continues its struggle against the army of angels
GEEKS WHO DRINK (SERIES PREMIERE)
Premieres Thursday, July 16 at 11:30PM
Zachary Levi executive produces and hosts this new, original weekly game show based on the nationwide pub trivia contest of the same name. In each installment, two teams of self-proclaimed “trivia geeks” (including a celebrity captain) battle it out in rapid-fire quizzes that cover topics from pop culture to science fiction. After three rounds of raucous game-play and (mostly) friendly competition, the winning team will earn bragging rights, a spot on the Geeks Who Drink leaderboard and a bevy of prizes to geek out over.
SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO! (ORIGINAL MOVIE PREMIERE)
Premieres Wednesday, July 22 at 9PM
The global pop culture sensation returns to cause mass destruction in Washington, D.C. before roaring down the Eastern Seaboard and into Florida. The two-hour original movie stars Ian Ziering, Tara Reid and Cassie Scerbo. Joining them will be David Hasselhoff (Fin’s father, Gil), Bo Derek (April’s mother, May), Ryan Newman (April and Fin’s daughter, Claudia Shepard), and Jack Griffo (Claudia’s friend, Billy).
Additional announced cameos include Mark Cuban (President of the United States), Ann Coulter (Vice President of the United States), Michele Bachmann, Kathie Lee and Hoda; Frankie Muniz; Anthony Weiner; Jerry Springer; Washington Redskins Ryan Kerrigan and Tom Compton, *NSYNC singer Chris Kirkpatrick, and Chris Jericho. A production of The Asylum, Sharknado 3 is directed by Anthony C. Ferrante from an original screenplay by Thunder Levin.
SHARKNADO WEEK (PROGRAMMING EVENT)
Premieres Saturday, July 18 to Saturday, July 25
The second annual SHARKNADO WEEK will feature seven original movies, including:
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!
Sharktopus Vs. Whale Wolf (Roger Corman’s third installment of the ‘Sharktopus’ franchise, starring Casper Van Dien)
3-Headed Shark Attack (starring Danny Trejo)
Mega Shark Vs. Kolossus (starring Illeana Douglas)
Zombie Shark (starring Jason London)
The world premiere of Lavalantula, starring Steve Guttenberg and fellow Police Academy alums Leslie Easterbrook and Michael Winslow, as they battle lava-breathing tarantulas threatening to destroy Los Angeles.
FACE OFF (SEASON 9 PREMIERE)
Premieres Tuesday, July 28 at 9PM
In the hit competition series Face Off, special effects make-up artists participate in elaborate challenges to create amazing works of living art. The series’ ninth season will include its 100th episode.
McKenzie Westmore hosts, with Ve Neill (The Hunger Games, Pirates of the Caribbean), Glenn Hetrick (CSI: New York, Heroes, Legion) and Neville Page (Avatar, Prometheus) returning as judges. Hollywood makeup legend Michael Westmore (Star Trek) serves as the contestant mentor.
The film is actually from the studio behind Sharknado and Z-Nation, Asylum, with this being the fourth Mega Shark movie.
We also see they were inspired by Attack on Titan as the Kolossus resembles Colossal Titan.
Mega Shark Vs. Kolossus will be available July 7th via video-on-demand.
The movie is directed by Christopher Ray (2-Headed Shark Attack, Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus) starring: Illeana Douglas (GHOST WORLD), Amy Rider (THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER), Ernest L. Thomas (WHAT’S HAPPENING?, EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS), Brody Hutzler (THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, DAYS OF OUR LIVES), Team Unicorn.
In search of a new energy source, Russia accidentally reawakens the Kolossus – a giant robot doomsday device from the Cold War. At the same time, a new Mega Shark appears, threatening global security. Now the world must figure out how to stop the deadly giants before they destroy everything on land AND sea.
Sharknado 2 recently stormed on to SyFy breaking all kinds of records, now check out a short teaser promo for Sharknado 3, which was first announced back in April.
Almost 4 million caught the first viewing of Sharknado 2.
The following info was released stating Sharknado 2 stormed into its premiere with 3.9 million viewers as well as topping Twitter with one billion impressions.
Speaking of Twitter, star of Sharknado 2, Ian Ziering, was being compared to Aquaman for his portrayal in regards to what happened at the end of the film.
You can catch a replay of Sharknado 2 on SyFy Saturday, August 2nd at 7PM ET and Sunday, August 3rd at 9PM ET.
Sharknado 3 is in the works as well.
Subsequently can’t wait until Ian Ziering is Aquaman
— Steve Hummer (@HummerX) July 31, 2014
— danielle (@sweetbrown1987) July 31, 2014
RT @AndyDaglas: I’m saving all my casting news enthusiasm for when Ian Ziering lands Aquaman.
— Jimmy Greenfield (@jcgreenx) August 23, 2013
SHARKNADO 2: THE SECOND ONE DEVOURS THE WORLD
RECORD-SETTING 3.9 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS AND 1.6 MILLION ADULTS 18-49 FOR SYFY ORIGINAL MOVIE
ONE BILLION TWITTER IMPRESSIONS – THAT’S NOT A TYPO!
MOST SOCIAL MOVIE ON TV EVER
BEHEADS GAME OF THRONES IN SOCIAL ACTIVITY
NEW YORK – July 31, 2014 – Lions and tigers and sharks, oh my! Syfy’s pop culture sensation Sharknado 2: The Second One absolutely devoured the world during last night’s July 30 premiere, becoming the channel’s most watched Original Movie ever with 3.9 million total viewers and 1.6 million Adults 18-49. The movie also averaged 1.8 million Adults 25-54.
Sharknado 2 delivered One Billion (yes, with a B) estimated impressions for Sharknado Twitter conversations.
At one point, Sharknado 2 held all top 10 trending topics in the United States. There were more mentions of Sharknado on Twitter than #MileyCyrus on the day of MTV’s 2013 VMAs, #kimye on Kim and Kanye’s wedding day and #transformers4, #thelegomovie, #godzillamovie and #22jumpstreet on each movie’s worldwide premiere day
Sharknado 2 is the most social movie on TV ever and was more social than any episode of Game Of Thrones, The Bachelorette or Survivor.
In addition to the social media storm, Sharknado 2 soared 183 percent among total viewers, 190 percent among Adults 18-49 and 185 percent among Adults 25-54, compared to the first Sharknado movie premiere on July 11, 2013.
Sharknado 2 beat numerous broadcast programs in prime including CBS’s Extant, Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance and ABC’s Motive among Adults 18-49.
Syfy will unleash Sharknado 2 again Saturday, August 2 at 7PM and Sunday, August 3 at 9PM (ET/PT).
A production of The Asylum, Sharknado 2 starred Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Vivica A. Fox, Mark McGrath, Kari Wuhrer and Judah Friedlander, with cameos including Kelly Osbourne, Andy Dick, Perez Hilton, Judd Hirsch, Robert Klein, Kurt Angle, Salt N’ Pepa’s Pepa (Sandra Denton), Biz Markie, Matt Lauer, Al Roker, Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan, Richard Kind, Kelly Oxford, Billy Ray Cyrus, Wil Wheaton and Robert Hays.
Sharknado 2 was directed by Anthony C. Ferrante from a screenplay by Thunder Levin.
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