At its upfront event Tuesday, the NBC Universal cabler touted plans for a Thursday night block of reality shows: "Paranormal Investigators," which aims to build on the net's success with "Ghost Hunters," and "Mary Knows Best," revolving around a radio psychic and her family. Both shows will bow July 15.
Syfy prexy Dave Howe tub-thumped the new slate, including oddball superhero show "Three Inches," and he talked up a series of vidgame initiatives such as a dedicated gaming website and a massive multiplayer online game set to launch simultaneously with a weekly series.
Other series pickups include "Ghost Hunters Academy" (a competish show with a supernatural theme), a skein about imaginary creatures called "Beast Legends" and fresh seasons of "Warehouse 13," "Eureka," "Ghost Hunters," "Destination Truth," "Caprica," "Stargate Universe" and "Sanctuary."
Wednesday, 17 March 2010
Variety says Caprica has been picked up for a second season
It may be a bit early to celebrate since the reports from the upfronts yesterday suggested that the cast & crew were still waiting for official word on season two and I haven't seen any press releases from SyFy or NBC Universal yet, but Variety seems to be treating it as a given: