Space’s Most-Watched Original Series KILLJOYS Returns Friday, July 1 at 9 p.m. ET on Space
— June 17, 2016
– Never-before-seen gallery image revealed from Season 2 of smash-hit sci-fi adventure series –
– Insider special INNERSPACE PRESENTS: KILLJOYS AND DARK MATTER premieres Friday, July 1 at 11 p.m. ET on Space –
– Season 1 of KILLJOYS averaged nearly half a million viewers each week, making it Space’s highest rated original series of all time –
TORONTO (June 17, 2016) – All aboard the Lucy! Space’s most-watched original series KILLJOYS is back with more interplanetary bad-assery than ever before as it returns with 10, one-hour episodes when Season 2 premieres Friday, July 1 at 9 p.m. ET. Space also revealed today a never-before-seen gallery image, available for download here.
Created by showrunner Michelle Lovretta and produced by Temple Street, a division of Boat Rocker Studios, for Space and Syfy, KILLJOYS follows interplanetary bounty hunters Dutch (Hannah John-Kamen), Johnny (Aaron Ashmore), and D’avin (Luke MacFarlane), as they hit the ground running to uncover Dutch’s duplicitous and mysterious childhood mentor, Khlyen’s (Rob Stewart, SUITS) secret agenda.
Season 1 of KILLJOYS culminated with an audience-high 560,000 viewers for the season finale. Throughout its run, KILLJOYS averaged nearly 450,000 viewers in its timeslot, making it Space’s most-watched original series of all time.
Immediately following the Season 2 premiere of KILLJOYS and the Toronto-shot Space series DARK MATTER at 10 p.m. ET, Space dishes out the goods on both smash-hit Canadian series with insider special INNERSPACE PRESENTS: KILLJOYS AND DARK MATTER, at 11 p.m. ET. Hosted by INNERSPACE’s Morgan Hoffman and Teddy Wilson, the 30-minute special features KILLJOYS lead Hannah John-Kamen and DARK MATTER’s Anthony Lemke and Melissa O’Neil, as they dissect plot hints, twists, and theories, and reveal behind-the-scenes secrets.
In the Season 2 premiere of KILLJOYS, “Dutch And The Real Girl” (Friday, July 1 at 9p.m. ET on Space), after failing to rescue D’avin from Arkyn, Dutch and Johnny head to Eulogy, an outlaw-only barter town, in the hopes of stealing a mysterious, high tech shield from the infamous Connaver gang.
Executive Producers are David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg of Boat Rocker Studios, Michelle Lovretta, and Karen Troubetzkoy. D.J. Carson serves as Producer. Universal Cable Productions distributes the series worldwide outside Canada.
KILLJOYS is produced by Temple Street, a division of Boat Rocker Studios, in association with Space and Syfy. Production Executives for Bell Media are Rebecca DiPasquale and Kathleen Meek. Tom Hastings is Director, Drama, Independent Production, Bell Media. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. Tracey Pearce is Senior Vice-President, Specialty and Pay, Bell Media. Randy Lennox is President, Entertainment Production and Broadcasting, Bell Media.
About Bell Media Independent Production
Bell Media has commissioned some of Canada’s most-watched and most-acclaimed original programming, working with the best Canadian independent producers in the country. Hit series commissioned by CTV include ratings success stories SAVING HOPE, MOTIVE, the record-breaking THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, and MASTERCHEF CANADA. Upcoming original series on CTV include CARDINAL and THE DISAPPEARANCE. Among the original scripted series on Bell Media pay, specialty, and streaming platforms are the internationally acclaimed ORPHAN BLACK, Space’s most-watched original series KILLJOYS, Bravo’s award-winning and most-watched original drama 19-2, award-winning dramedy SENSITIVE SKIN, CraveTV’s first original series LETTERKENNY, Discovery’s upcoming drama FRONTIER, and Comedy’s new satirical news series THE BEAVERTON. Discovery is also home to Bell Media’s hit factual series HIGHWAY THRU HELL, COLD WATER COWBOYS, and CANADA’S WORST DRIVER, among others. Bell Media is one of the first media companies in North America to commit to producing all new scripted series in 4K.
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.
About Temple Street
Temple Street, a division of Boat Rocker Studios, is a leading producer of television, film and digital media content based in Toronto and Los Angeles. A selection of Temple Street’s past and present projects include, ORPHAN BLACK (BBC AMERICA, Space), X COMPANY (CBC), KILLJOYS (Syfy, Space), BEING ERICA (CBC, SOAPnet), THE NEXT STEP (Family Channel, Hulu), LOST & FOUND MUSIC STUDIOS (Family Channel, Netflix), WINGIN’ IT (Family Channel), SAY YES TO THE DRESS CANADA (W), MILLION DOLLAR CRITIC (W, BBC America), COOK’D (YTV), OVER THE RAINBOW (CBC), RECIPE TO RICHES (CBC, Food Network, Global), COVER ME CANADA (CBC), BILLABLE HOURS (Global, Showcase), CANADA’S NEXT TOP MODEL (CTV), HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA? (CBC), QUEER AS FOLK (Showtime, Showcase), and DARCY’S WILD LIFE (NBC, Discovery Kids, Family Channel). For more information, visit www.templestreet.com, follow us on Twitter @TempleStreet or connect with us on Facebook.