SYFY SATURDAY ORIGINAL MOVIE RED: WEREWOLF HUNTER, STARRING FELICIA DAY, CAPTURES MORE THAN TWO MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS DURING OCTOBER 30 PREMIERE
TOP CABLE MOVIE OF THE DAY AMONG ADULTS 25-54
NEW YORK - November 2, 2010 - The Syfy Saturday Original Movie Red: Werewolf Hunter chased down 2.06 million total viewers along with nearly one million Adults 25-54 (959,000) during its premiere on Saturday, October 30, from 9-11PM (ET/PT).
Red: Werewolf Hunter was the top cable movie for the day among Adults 25-54, propelling Syfy to #2 among cable entertainment networks in prime in this demo.
The movie also drew 746,000 Adults 18-49 while averaging a 1.5 HH rating.
Red: Werewolf Hunter starred Felicia Day (The Guild, Dr. Horrible's Sing-a-long Blog, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) as a descendant of Little Red Riding Hood. In the movie, Red (Day) brings her fianc� home, where he meets the family and learns about their business -- hunting werewolves. He's skeptical until bitten by a werewolf. When her family insists he must be killed, Red tries saving him.
Red: Werewolf Hunter also starred Kavan Smith (Stargate Atlantis) and Stephen McHattie (Watchmen). Red: Werewolf Hunter was produced by Angela Mancuso and Vesuvius Productions in association with Chesler Perlmutter Productions.
The next Syfy Saturday Original Movie will be The Lost Future, starring Sean Bean (Lord of the Rings). The Lost Future, premiering Saturday, November 13, at 9PM (ET/PT), is set in an exotic and dangerous future world where an isolated tribe battles for survival in a landscape overrun by mutated beasts carrying a mysterious and deadly illness. A production of Tandem Communications GMBH, The Lost Future also co-stars Annabelle Wallis (The Tudors).
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