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[07/20/08 - 01:33 PM]
Sci Fi Revs Up Movie Slate with Sunday Originals
The unprecedented 36 original action movies are up from 2008's slate of 24.

[via press release from Sci Fi]

SCI FI REVS UP MOVIE SLATE WITH SUNDAY ORIGINALS

Unprecedented 36 Original Movies Planned for 2009 To Air on Saturday and Sunday Evenings

Beverly Hills, CA - July 20, 2008 - SCI FI's original movie franchise promises more action, thrills, cataclysmic disasters and mythological adventures in 2009 with an unprecedented 36 original action movies - up from 2008's slate of 24. The Channel's high-octane, entertaining original movies have made SCI FI Saturday: The Most Dangerous Night of Television a destination for viewers, bringing in an average of 1.8 million viewers so far in 2008. In addition to the Saturday offerings, SCI FI will also present its original movie fare on Sunday evenings beginning next year.

SCI FI's original movie franchise is the Channel's homage to the classic popcorn feature, a re-imagination of cinema's most delectable sci-fi treats. Like the timeless fare that packed movie theaters and drive-ins, these non-stop thrill rides offer thoroughly modern escapist fun, running the gamut from traditional creature features to horror flicks and sleek, contemporary thrillers.

2009 Highlights include:

Malibu Shark Attack

Peta Wilson (La Femme Nikita) stars in this thriller in which prehistoric sharks attack Malibu Beach.

Hellhounds

Hades and his hellhounds thwart a hero's journey to the underworld to bring a princess back to life. Directed by Rick Schroeder (Silver Spoons, NYPD Blue).

Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon

A journey for a lost treasure leads to the discovery of an Aztec culture. Stars Shannen Doherty and Michael Shanks.

Phantom Racer

Greg Evigan (BJ & the Bear) hits the road again in this flick about a racecar driver from beyond the grave.

The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake

A group of pirates are bribed and blackmailed into searching for a mythical cure for a Sultan's dying son. Stars Adrian Paul (last seen on SCI FI in Highlander).

Lake Placid 3

The sequel to SCI FI's highest rated original movie of 2007, Lake Placid 2.

SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com ) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 93 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.





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· HELLHOUNDS (SYFY)
· HIGHLANDER: THE SOURCE (SYFY)
· IMMORTAL VOYAGE OF CAPTAIN DRAKE, THE (SYFY)
· LAKE PLACID 2 (SYFY)
· LAKE PLACID 3 (SYFY)
· LOST TREASURE OF THE GRAND CANYON, THE (SYFY)
· MALIBU SHARK ATTACK (SYFY)
· NYPD BLUE (ABC)
· PHANTOM RACER (SYFY)











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