or


[03/16/10 - 02:39 PM]
Syfy Embraces Global Gaming with the Launch of Syfy Games, an Online Destination for Casual and Massive Multiplayer Online Games
Among the titles: games based on the network's "Ghost Hunters," "Battlestar Galactica" and "Stargate" franchises.

[via press release from Syfy]

SYFY EMBRACES GLOBAL GAMING WITH THE LAUNCH OF SYFY GAMES, AN ONLINE DESTINATION FOR CASUAL AND MASSIVE MULTIPLAYER ONLINE GAMES

Syfy Games to launch Spring 2010 - Premiere Games Include, War of Titans, Terminator Salvation, Rover Racer, Green Mahjong and Many More´┐Ż

New York, New York - March 16, 2010 - Syfy Digital remains on top of their game and at the forefront of cutting edge technology focused entertainment with the launch of Syfy Games, an online global destination for casual and Massive Multiplayer Online Games (MMOG), it was announced today by Craig Engler, SVP and GM of Syfy Digital. Launching this spring, Syfy Games, which can be directly accessed at www.syfygames.com, unveils an impressive roster of new online gaming including, War of Titans, Terminator Salvation, Rover Racer, Green Mahjong, just to name a few.

"Launching Syfy Games is the next logical evolution of our successful online gaming portfolio, which is already the number one section of Syfy.com," said Engler. "We'll be adding both casual and massively multiplayer games as well as features that let gamers around the world connect and play with one another, whether their novices or hardcore enthusiasts."

Syfy's gaming area has become the highest trafficked section in page views and time spent on Syfy.com since it's inception in 2008. It continued its growth in 2009 as the second half of 2009 (July - December) was +37% in page views, +32% in page views per visit, and +36% in page views per unique vs. the first half of 2009 (January - June).

Syfy Games have partnered with global gaming companies such as Big Point Interactive and Acclaim, to expand its portfolio. MMOG's such as Dark Orbit, Deepolis and 9 Dragons gives gaming fans a wider ranging of online games at one destination. Other specific games to Syfy properties include Ghost Wrangler, based on the hit unscripted series Ghost Hunters, Raptor Lander, based on the acclaimed, award winning series Battlestar Galactica and Star Gem, patterned after the franchise series Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis and Stargate Universe. Syfy also teamed with Atari to launch its latest MMOG, Star Trek Online. This partnership created a larger marketing platform for Atari and solidified a new user base for Syfy.

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 95 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. Syfy. Imagine greater.





  [march 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SYFY)
· GHOST HUNTERS (SYFY)
· STARGATE ATLANTIS (SYFY)
· STARGATE UNIVERSE (SYFY)
· STARGATE: SG-1 (SYFY)











[08/22/14 - 02:58 PM]
"The Simpsons" Soars on FXX - Day 1 of 12-Day Marathon Delivers Record-Breaking Numbers for Nascent Channel
FXX spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 01:53 PM]
2015 NASCAR Schedule to Be Announced Tuesday at 5 P.M. ET on Special Edition of "NASCAR America" on NBCSN
Host Rick Allen will be joined by NBC Sports Group NASCAR analysts Jeff Burton, Kyle Petty and Frank Stoddard to present the schedule and discuss the selected dates, tracks, and overall 2015 NASCAR calendar.

[08/22/14 - 12:38 PM]
Oscar-Winner Stephen Gaghan to Direct "White City" Pilot for AMC
The project is an adventure story set in the somewhat surreal ex-pat world of near-present Afghanistan, one of the most discussed and least understood places on earth.

[08/22/14 - 11:43 AM]
"Red Band Society" Fans Banded Together to Help FOX Raise $100,000 for Charity Partners and Unlock the Debut Episode
The "Pilot" episode is available now until Tuesday, August 26 at 5:00 PM ET on multiple platforms.

[08/22/14 - 11:30 AM]
A Special "Lost"-Themed Episode of "Phineas and Ferb" to Premiere Monday, September 29 on Disney XD
The episode, titled "Lost in Danville," also guest stars Jane Kaczmarek and Rob Morrow.

[08/22/14 - 11:26 AM]
"Iyanla: Fix My Life Special Report: Healing in Ferguson" to Air Tuesday, August 26 at 9 PM ET/PT on OWN
The special episode of the award-winning series follows ordained minister and spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant on an emotional trip to Ferguson, Missouri.

[08/22/14 - 08:59 AM]
Talent Announced for 2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews September 6 - 15 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills
The annual celebration features multiple screenings at the Center's L.A. and N.Y. locations, with L.A. hosting interactive panel conversations at each event.

[08/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
"Welcome to Sweden" Equals Its Top 18-49 Rating Since July 24
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
Discovery Channel Explores the World of Automotive Auctions in All New Series "Highway to Sell"
Across America, neglected classic cars are waiting to be restored and make their way back onto the street.

[08/22/14 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides "Big Brother" to Top Spots
The Eye is the night's most-watched network among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" Season Closer Is Up 22% to Tie a Season High and Tops Its Year-Ago Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 07:32 AM]
BBC America and BBC One Announce New Drama Series "The Living and the Dead"
"We are as excited about this show as anything since 'Life on Mars' and 'Ashes to Ashes' - we want it to be moving, tender, sensual... and very, very scary," said Ashley Pharoah and Matthew Graham.

[08/22/14 - 07:15 AM]
Teams Compete to Drive Away with the Grand Prize on New Food Network Series "Food Truck Face Off"
Jesse Palmer hosts the 13-episode series, premiering Thursday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/21/14 - 06:00 PM]
GSN's Third Episode of Body-Painting Competition Show, "Skin Wars," Delivers Series-High Ratings
GSN spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 20.

[08/21/14 - 04:28 PM]
Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres - "The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story", "Girlfriend Intervention", "Kim of Queens", and "Dance Moms: Abby's Studio Rescue"
The latter returns on Tuesday, September 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.