[11/21/12 - 07:42 AM]
Syfy Books "Merlin" Return, Nixes "Viral Video Showdown"
Plus: "Total Blackout" gets the hook until January on the cable channel.

[10/18/12 - 08:03 AM]
Syfy Premieres Competition Series "Viral Video Showdown" from the Producer of "Jersey Shore" - SallyAnn Salsano & 495 Productions
Adam Sessler, Brittani Taylor and Sandeep Parikh will serve as judges alongside host Kevin Pereira.

[10/18/12 - 08:02 AM]
Syfy's Hit "Total Blackout" - Channel's Most Watched New Series of Year - Returns for Second Season Beginning Tuesday, October 30 at 10PM
Jaleel White hosts the series, which was previously slated to return on Tuesday, November 13.

[10/01/12 - 06:41 AM]
Syfy and NYC & Company Will Launch Second Annual 31 Days of HalloweeNYC in October
HalloweeNYC is a multi-media, on-the-ground partnership with NYC & Company, the city's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization.

[08/29/12 - 11:13 AM]
Syfy's 2012 Fall Programming Features First Ever Live "Face Off" as Centerpiece of "31 Days of Halloween"
Newly announced premieres include "Scare Tactics" on Monday, October 29 and "Viral Video Showdown" on Tuesday, October 30.

[04/24/12 - 12:33 PM]
Syfy Ignites the Imagination With Most Original Primetime Programming Hours in History
Among the projects: "Defiance," the visionary transmedia experience that will unite television and Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) gaming for the very first time.

10/30/12 - 12/5/12
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
completed airing its current season
1 (8 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
(from Syfy's press release, October 2012) The greatest viral video creators on the planet will go head-to-head in an epic battle for bragging rights and a cash prize in Syfy's innovative new eight-episode competition series, Viral Video Showdown, premiering, Tuesday, October 30 at 10:30PM (ET/PT), following the season two premiere of Syfy's hit series Total Blackout hosted by Jaleel White (Dancing with the Stars, Family Matters). In each episode of Viral Video Showdown, hosted by Kevin Pereira (Attack of the Show), two teams will dig deep into their bag of viral tricks to create a video that best captures that week's theme and impresses the expert panel of viral video judges: Adam Sessler (G4's X-Play), YouTube star Brittani Taylor who has amassed over 160 million video views, and Sandeep Parikh (The Guild). Guest judges will include Andy Milonakis (The Andy Milonakis Show), YouTube lip-syncing sensation Keenan Cahill and "Obama Girl" Amber Lee Ettinger.
· Adam Sessler as Judge
· Brittani Taylor as Judge
· Kevin Pereira as Host
· Sandeep Parikh as Judge
· Kevin Pereira as EP
· SallyAnn Salsano as EP
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
· 495 Productions