There is too much awesome this week to play favourites, so our Paranormal Picks This Week start tonight with the new series Defiance (2 hour premiere) and keeps riding to Sunday's airing of Continuum which brings it's second season to life.
Defiance ~ Series Premiere
Monday April 15, 2013 at 10pm on Showcase
Series Description: "Set in the near future, Defiance introduces an exotically transformed planet Earth, its landscapes permanently altered following the sudden – and tumultuous – arrival of seven unique alien races. In this somewhat unknown and unpredictable landscape, the richly diverse, newly formed civilization of humans and aliens must learn to co-exist peacefully. Each week, viewers will follow an immersive character drama set in the boom-town of Defiance, which sits atop the ruins of St. Louis, MO, while in the game, players will adventure in the new frontier of the San Francisco Bay area. The dramatic tapestry of the series and the intense action of the game will exist in a single universe where their respective narratives will inform one another and evolve together into one overall story."
Defiance is a Canadian/US co-production of 13 episodes and stars Grant Bowler, Julie Benz, Stephanie Leonidas, Tony Curran, Jaime Murray, Graham Greene and Mia Kirshner.
See more about Defiance at Showcase.ca and Defiance.com.
Continuum ~ Season 2 Premiere
Sunday April 21, 2013 at 9pm on Showcase
Suzie and I really enjoyed watching and podcasting through Continuum's first season last summer. It is so cool to see a Canadian-produced, Canadian-set awesome science fiction series. And with a female lead who kicks butt to boot. The show has a great science fiction angle with time travel as well as the power of subtle social skills and even some political commentary. Plus, it's smart and a lot of fun. I'm very curious to see where things go in Season 2. If you need to catch up with Season 1? I've created a spoiler-free episode list to all of the Season 1 episodes that you can watch online at Showcase.ca and Continuumtheseries.com.
See more about Continuum at Showcase.ca and Continuumtheseries.com.
- Hemlock Grove begins on Netflix (all territories) this Friday April 19, 2013. I'm really curious to see this one in and experience the Netflix format. Find out more about Hemlock Grove at Netflix.com.