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Syfy Sets Premiere Dates For Defiance & Dominion

By on March 28, 2014

Pictured: (l-r) Tony Curran as Datak Tarr, Julie Benz as Mayor Amanda Rosewater -- (Photo by: Ben Mark Holzberg/Syfy)

Syfy today announced premiere dates for Defiance (returning for a second season) and Dominion (new), both of which kick off as part of a new Thursday night line up beginning June 19.

Defiance season 2 will premiere at 8 pm. ET/PT, followed by the Dominion series premiere at 9 pm ET/PT.


First Details on Defiance’s season 2 premiere follow below. 

As the story of Defiance resumes, the lives of the townspeople are in drastic turmoil. The Earth Republic has assumed control of the town, with far-reaching consequences including a new mayor. Nolan (Grant Bowler) traverses the badlands to find a lost Irisa (Stephanie Leonidas), Amanda (Julie Benz) has an unexpected new role in the town as she searches for Kenya and the Tarr family desperately tries to keep control of their criminal empire in the midst of dramatic changes. Joining the cast this season are James Murray as new mayor Niles Pottinger, Anna Hopkins as Earth Republic soldier Jessica “Berlin” Rai and William Atherton as Earth Republic official Viceroy Mercado.

New details on Dominion follow:

Based on characters from the hit theatrical film Legion (2010), Dominion is an epic supernatural action drama set 25 years after the events of the movie and picking up in the aftermath of a catastrophic war between an army of angels and mankind that has transformed the world. The series follows the perilous journey of a rebellious young soldier, set against a backdrop of the ultimate celestial battle as it touches down on earth.

Dominion stars Christopher Egan (Kings), Tom Wisdom (300), Roxanne McKee (Game of Thrones), Alan Dale (Lost), Anthony Stewart Head (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Luke Allen-Gale (The Borgias)

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