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Space Original Series KILLJOYS and Sci-Fi Thriller DARK MATTER Are Now the Top Two Specialty Programs for A25-54

? KILLJOYS and DARK MATTER Season 1 finales air Aug. 21 and Aug. 28, respectively –
? Penultimate Season 1 episode of DARK MATTER guest-stars Wil Wheaton ?

Killjoys

Dutch (Hannah John-Kamen) doesn’t take things lying down in “Enemy Khlyen”

TORONTO (August 10, 2015) – Space continues to reach for the stars as its original adventure series KILLJOYS and action thriller DARK MATTER became the top two specialty programs in July for A25-54. The two Canadian series also continue to attract more and more viewers as their inaugural seasons continue, with KILLJOYS claiming a season-high audience of 526,000 viewers for Episode 6 (July 24), and DARK MATTER delivering a season-high audience of 534,000 viewers for Episode 7 (July 24).

Also to note:

  • In their respective Fridays at 9 p.m. ET (KILLJOYS) and 10 p.m. ET (DARK MATTER) timeslots, Space now ranks as the #1 specialty network for A25-54, A18-49, and A18-34.
  • As their season finales approach, KILLJOYS is now averaging 427,000 viewers and DARK MATTER is now averaging 499,400 viewers.

The KILLJOYS Season 1 finale airs Friday, Aug. 21 at 9 p.m. ET, while DARK MATTER airs its final two Season 1 episodes back-to-back on Friday, Aug. 28 at 9 p.m. ET and 10 p.m. ET. Leading into the finales of KILLJOYS and DARK MATTER, Space is hitting the reset button with the KILLJOYS CATCH-UP MARATHON beginning Sunday, Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. ET, and the DARK MATTER CATCH-UP MARATHON beginning Sunday, Aug. 23 at 9 a.m. ET.

Below is a listing of next episodes and finale events:

Friday, Aug. 14

9 p.m. – KILLJOYS – “Enemy Khlyen” (*New Episode*)

Dutch and John finally turn the tables on Khlyen (Rob Stewart, SUITS) by using his own advanced technology to track him down, only to discover the shocking truth behind his presence in the Quad, leaving Dutch to wonder if she was ever really free.

10 p.m. – DARK MATTER – “Episode 10” (*New Episode*)

The Mikke Combine’s Commander Delaney Truffault (Torri Higginson, STARGATE: ATLANTIS) offers the crew a golden opportunity to make some much-needed cash and acquire some much-needed protection by taking on a job to heist a mysterious device from a rival corporation. Complications arise in the form of another team of ruthless mercenaries who have also been hired for the same op. The two crews must work together to complete the mission, but getting along proves to be a very tall task.

Friday, Aug. 21

9 p.m. – KILLJOYS – “Escape Velocity” (*Season 1 Finale*)

Tensions on Westerley boil over when the Company arrests a friend close to the Killjoys. As peace in the Quad hangs in the balance, the Killjoys are finally compelled to choose a side.

10 p.m. – DARK MATTER – “Episode Eleven” (*New Episode*)

After losing one of their own, the captive crew plot to retake the ship from a group of ruthless mercenaries bent on delivering them to the Galactic Authority so that they can collect the sizeable bounties on their heads. Their only hope rests with their youngest member, and an unexpected surprise.

Friday, Aug. 28

9 p.m. – DARK MATTER – “Episode Twelve” (*New Episode*)

The team’s handler, Tabor Calchek (David Hewlett, STARGATE: ATLANTIS) sets the crew off on another mission, this one a seemingly simple retrieval op involving a scientist being held against his will on a remote world. What seems like a simple snatch and grab quickly devolves into a horrifying ordeal for one member of the crew, orchestrated by a powerful individual from her past (Wil Wheaton, EUREKA).

10 p.m. – DARK MATTER – “Episode Thirteen” (*Season 1 Finale*)

When members of the crew are targeted, a top to bottom search is enacted for the mysterious perpetrator who somehow gained access to the ship but as the search drags on, suspicion shifts to more familiar possibilities. As the paranoia mounts, alliances shift, secrets are revealed, and the individual responsible for their collective mind wipe finally makes their move.

For more episodic descriptors including for season finales, click here.

** Media Note ** Download photography for KILLJOYS or DARK MATTER at bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/space/

Source : Numeris (BBM Canada)

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Space Original Series KILLJOYS and Sci-Fi Thriller DARK MATTER Are Now the Top Two Specialty Programs for A25-54

? KILLJOYS and DARK MATTER Season 1 finales air Aug. 21 and Aug. 28, respectively –
? Penultimate Season 1 episode of DARK MATTER guest-stars Wil Wheaton ?

Killjoys

Dutch (Hannah John-Kamen) doesn’t take things lying down in “Enemy Khlyen”

TORONTO (August 10, 2015) – Space continues to reach for the stars as its original adventure series KILLJOYS and action thriller DARK MATTER became the top two specialty programs in July for A25-54. The two Canadian series also continue to attract more and more viewers as their inaugural seasons continue, with KILLJOYS claiming a season-high audience of 526,000 viewers for Episode 6 (July 24), and DARK MATTER delivering a season-high audience of 534,000 viewers for Episode 7 (July 24).

Also to note:

  • In their respective Fridays at 9 p.m. ET (KILLJOYS) and 10 p.m. ET (DARK MATTER) timeslots, Space now ranks as the #1 specialty network for A25-54, A18-49, and A18-34.
  • As their season finales approach, KILLJOYS is now averaging 427,000 viewers and DARK MATTER is now averaging 499,400 viewers.

The KILLJOYS Season 1 finale airs Friday, Aug. 21 at 9 p.m. ET, while DARK MATTER airs its final two Season 1 episodes back-to-back on Friday, Aug. 28 at 9 p.m. ET and 10 p.m. ET. Leading into the finales of KILLJOYS and DARK MATTER, Space is hitting the reset button with the KILLJOYS CATCH-UP MARATHON beginning Sunday, Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. ET, and the DARK MATTER CATCH-UP MARATHON beginning Sunday, Aug. 23 at 9 a.m. ET.

Below is a listing of next episodes and finale events:

Friday, Aug. 14

9 p.m. – KILLJOYS – “Enemy Khlyen” (*New Episode*)

Dutch and John finally turn the tables on Khlyen (Rob Stewart, SUITS) by using his own advanced technology to track him down, only to discover the shocking truth behind his presence in the Quad, leaving Dutch to wonder if she was ever really free.

10 p.m. – DARK MATTER – “Episode 10” (*New Episode*)

The Mikke Combine’s Commander Delaney Truffault (Torri Higginson, STARGATE: ATLANTIS) offers the crew a golden opportunity to make some much-needed cash and acquire some much-needed protection by taking on a job to heist a mysterious device from a rival corporation. Complications arise in the form of another team of ruthless mercenaries who have also been hired for the same op. The two crews must work together to complete the mission, but getting along proves to be a very tall task.

Friday, Aug. 21

9 p.m. – KILLJOYS – “Escape Velocity” (*Season 1 Finale*)

Tensions on Westerley boil over when the Company arrests a friend close to the Killjoys. As peace in the Quad hangs in the balance, the Killjoys are finally compelled to choose a side.

10 p.m. – DARK MATTER – “Episode Eleven” (*New Episode*)

After losing one of their own, the captive crew plot to retake the ship from a group of ruthless mercenaries bent on delivering them to the Galactic Authority so that they can collect the sizeable bounties on their heads. Their only hope rests with their youngest member, and an unexpected surprise.

Friday, Aug. 28

9 p.m. – DARK MATTER – “Episode Twelve” (*New Episode*)

The team’s handler, Tabor Calchek (David Hewlett, STARGATE: ATLANTIS) sets the crew off on another mission, this one a seemingly simple retrieval op involving a scientist being held against his will on a remote world. What seems like a simple snatch and grab quickly devolves into a horrifying ordeal for one member of the crew, orchestrated by a powerful individual from her past (Wil Wheaton, EUREKA).

10 p.m. – DARK MATTER – “Episode Thirteen” (*Season 1 Finale*)

When members of the crew are targeted, a top to bottom search is enacted for the mysterious perpetrator who somehow gained access to the ship but as the search drags on, suspicion shifts to more familiar possibilities. As the paranoia mounts, alliances shift, secrets are revealed, and the individual responsible for their collective mind wipe finally makes their move.

For more episodic descriptors including for season finales, click here.

** Media Note ** Download photography for KILLJOYS or DARK MATTER at bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/space/

Source : Numeris (BBM Canada)

For more information

Natalie Cole

natalie.cole@bellmedia.ca

Mary Costa

mary.costa@bellmedia.ca

About Space

Space is home to phenomenal programming including imaginative dramas, epic movies, engaging reality series, and the daily entertainment talk show INNERSPACE, the source for all-things genre, and Space original series after shows, AFTER THE BLACK and AFTERBITE. Named “Channel of the Year” in 2013 by Playback Magazine, Space is also home to original series ORPHAN BLACK, BITTEN and sci-fi drama, KILLJOYS. Space content is always available at Space.ca, and on Facebook, @SpaceChannel, and other social media platforms. Space is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.

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