A new hope for science fiction on television?

Syzygy NetworkThose of you who know me are probably aware of how I frequently rant about SyFy (previously known as the SciFi Channel). This once promising science fiction cable network has devolved over the last several years into a dumping ground of cheaply made monster‐of‐the‐week movies,1  paranormal scam‐of‐the‐week reality shows2  and wrestlemania smackdowns.3

The good news is that a new science fiction cable network is in the works — Syzygy Network. The network has been quietly in development for two years and has just begun to go public. And based on what the network’s founders are saying, it sounds like a welcome alternative to SyFy, especially for viewers seeking something a little more intelligent. For more information, check our their website4  and their Facebook page (where they already have over 7,500 fans).

  1. Mega Python vs. Gatoroid, Sharktopus, Bats: Human Harvest []
  2. Ghost Hunters ad nauseum, Destination Truth []
  3. Yes, I know that on occasion SyFy will have a show like Battlestar Galactica or Stargate, but that is the rare exception. []
  4. Okay, is it just me, or does Syzygy’s website need a serious design update so it looks a little more science fiction and a little less ... um, 1998? []

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