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Syfy Digital Launches Vuguru's New Original Series "Nuclear Family" Exclusively on Xbox Live October 1
Syfy Digital's third original series stars Corin Nemec, Kinsey Packard, Ray Wise and Sharon Lawrence.

[via press release from Syfy]



NEW YORK - September 27, 2012 - For the first time ever, Syfy Digital will launch a digital original series exclusively on Xbox 360(R) via their Syfy App.

On October 1, all 20 episodes of Vuguru's sci-fi drama Nuclear Family will premiere on the Syfy App on the Xbox LIVE(R) entertainment platform, followed by simultaneous premieres on Syfy.com, Hulu, VOD, Syfy's mobile and tablet apps and Syfy's new Roku channel starting on October 15.

Nuclear Family, Syfy Digital's third original series following the highly successful Riese and Mercury Men, stars Corin Nemec (Stargate SG-1), Kinsey Packard (Sleeper Cell), Ray Wise (Mad Men) and Sharon Lawrence (Desperate Housewives).

It tells the story about a family's struggle to survive in a lawless society ruled by a savage clan led by The Man, while desperately searching for their missing child, lost in the apocalyptic chaos following a mysterious mega-explosion.

Independent studio Vuguru developed and financed the series from creator Kyle Rankin (Project Greenlight, The Battle of Shaker Heights, Infestation) who wrote and directed. Nuclear Family was produced by Jaime Burke (The Pact, The Millionaire Tour), and executive produced by Clay Kelley, Jesse Albert (The Bannen Way) and Rankin.

Syfy.com is one of the leading imagination-based websites, averaging 3.0 million unique visitors per month. Syfy.com includes the lifestyle blogs Blastr and DVICE; Syfy Games featuring popular games such as the MMOG Battlestar Galactica Online; major show sites for the channel's scripted and unscripted programming, from Warehouse 13 and Ghost Hunters to Being Human and Face off, video hubs showcasing original short form content and video blogs along with Syfy Rewind, which presents full episodes of Syfy's critically acclaimed programming.

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.)

  [september 2012]  


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