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Syfy’s CHILDHOOD’S END Bags Critics’ Choice Award Nom

By on December 14, 2015
Pictured: Mike Vogel as Ricky Stormgren -- (Photo by: Narelle Portanier/Syfy)

Pictured: Mike Vogel as Ricky Stormgren -- (Photo by: Narelle Portanier/Syfy)

Childhoods End, a three-night, six-hour event series from Syfy, has bagged a Critics’ Choice Award nomination from the Broadcast Television Journalists Association in the “Best Movie Made For Television or Limited Series” category.

The news comes ahead of the limited run series premiere on Syfy tonight.

Childhood’s End, based on the 1953 novel by Arthur C. Clarke, follows the bloodless takeover of Earth by the alien Overlords, who usher in a golden age of peace, health and security for all of humankind. But why do the Overlords insist on hiding their appearance – and what do they ultimately want?

The series stars Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), Mike Vogel (Under the Dome), Daisy Betts (Last Resort), Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck), Colm Meaney (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Osy Ikhile (The Fear) and Yael Stone (Orange is the New Black).

The series kicks off tonight, Monday December 14, from 8-10PM ET/PT and continues Tuesday, December 15 and Wednesday, December 16.

It also kicks off a landmark week of premieres for Syfy. On Monday, December 14 and Tuesday, December 15 at 10PM ET/PT, the 10-part series first season of The Expanse will have its two-night premiere, before joining its regular slot at 10PM ET/PT on Tuesdays.

And just last week, the network announced that it would air a commercial-free sneak peek of The Magicians on Wednesday, December 16 at 10PM ET/PT, immediately following the finale of Childhood’s End.

A 13-part adaptation of the beloved Lev Grossman novels, The Magicians will make its premiere on Syfy on January 25, 2016.