EXCLUSIVE: Syfy, which will be holding its upfront presentation later today, continues to aggressively build a scripted primetime lineup with the addition of new 10-episode adventure drama series, Killjoys, which will premiere in 2015.
Originally ordered by Bell Media’s Space in Canada, Killjoys comes from the producers of Orphan Black, Temple Street Prods., and the creator of Lost Girl, Michelle Lovretta. It follows a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants throughout the Quad, a distant system on the brink of a bloody, multiplanetary class war. “With its explosive action, smartly-drawn characters, and fun and provocative story-lines, Killjoys has all the ingredients to make it the perfect complement to our expanding slate of quality science fiction drama series,” said Syfy president Dave Howe. (more…)