A Canadian Television Premiere – Airs Tuesdays @ 10pm ET, beginning April 6.
An animated satirical series which follows the adventures of the starship Jupiter 42 and its bizarre gang of misfit shipmates who travel the universe looking to make a quick buck. Voice talents include Gina Gershon, Rick Jones, Maurice LaMarche, Stephen Root, Gayle Garfinkle and John Melendez. Based on an award-winning webfilm, Tripping the Rift is produced in association with CHUM Television and features the writing talents of Bill Rosenthal (The Single Guy, The John Larroquette Show) and Andrew Borakove (South Park, Dilbert).
Other news of interest from Space:
The 2nd Annual SPACEYS
A World Premiere – Sunday, April 18 @ 9pm ET
Once again, SPACE: The Imagination Station celebrates and honours the best in sci-fi and fantasy entertainment from the past year with its traveling award show, The 2nd Annual SPACEYS. Co-hosted by Hypaspace’s Jonathan Llyr and SPACENews videographer Natasha Eloi, the SPACE production team tracks down and hand-delivers the coveted SPACEY trophy to the winners of 14 categories (a full list of categories and nominations is available at www.spacecast.com/spaceys). Viewers will get a chance to vote on-line at www.spacecast.com from March 1 to 28 in eight Viewer’s Choice categories. The SPACEYS premieres Sunday, April 18 at 9pm ET with encore presentations Sunday, April 18 at 12:30am ET, Friday April 23 at 2am ET and Saturday, April 24 at 2pm ET.
STARGATE SG -1 VIEWERS CHOICE MARATHON
Good Friday – April 9, beginning @ 11am ET
SPACE unlocks the universe on Good Friday with a special Stargate SG-1 Viewers Choice Marathon. Viewers will get a chance to vote at www.spacecast.com from March 15 to April 2 for their favourite episodes from seasons one through five. On Friday, April 9 beginning at 11am ET, SPACE will air the top 10 picks from least to most favourite.
Saturdays @ 6pm starting in april!
In the year 2018, mankind is colonizing the oceans and exploiting their resources, establishing small undersea farming, mining and manufacturing communities. But with new-found potential comes old-fashioned conflict and the United Earth Oceans Organization (U.E.O.) assigns the submarine, seaQuest DSV, led by Captain Nathan Bridger to keep the underwater peace and patrol the planet’s final frontier. SPACE will air all three seasons of the series starring Roy Scheider, Ted Raimi and Jonathan Brandis.
ALIENATED – Season Two
A Canadian Television Premiere – Airs Tuesdays @ 10:30pm ET, beginning April 6
The Blundell family is back for another season of alien abduction. Produced in association with CHUM Television and filmed on location in Victoria, BC, Alienated showcases what happens when aliens tamper with a typical suburban family. Stars Canadian actors Sarah Jane Redmond and Jonathan Whittaker. George Tekai (Star Trek: The Original Series) makes a special guest appearance in the third episode of the second season, which airs April 20 at 10:30pm ET on SPACE.
UFO’S UNDER INVESTIGATION
A SPACE Series Premiere – Airs Saturdays @ 7pm ET, beginning April 10
A 13-part Canadian-made documentary series exploring the UFO phenomenon. Hosted by journalist Christian R. Page, the series takes a critical look at various alien visitations.