Reasons to Watch Syfy in 2016

Monday, January 4, 2016 - 15:04

What are your New Years Resolutions? We're vowing to bring you some of the coolest new innovations in emerging technologies with Syfy Labs, figuring out why Fran Lebowitz was the physical inspiration for Adam Driver's Kylo Ren look, and finally, bring you some of the best new shows on the planet (and making sure the ones you already love come back. So what do we have in the Syfy pipeline? Take a look:


The Magicians - Jan 25 at 9/8c


This ain’t your grandmother’s bibbidi-bobbidi-boo. Welcome to Brakebills University where magic is all grown up and very, very real. The Magicians is based on the bestselling book series by Lev Grossman. Think of it like Harry Potter all grown up - adult themes, adult problems, adult magic. You can watch the trailer for Season 1 here. 

Face Off Season 10 - Jan 13 at 9/8c


Yes, it's almost time for Season 10! A whole new group of artists will show off their special makeup skills under the watchful eyes of host McKenzie Westmore, judges Glenn Hetrick, Ve Neill and Neville Page and several surprise guest judges. What better way to ring in the new year than with a little clay, latex and Kryolan color? Get to know the Season 10 artists - including seeing samples of their work - here. 

Lost Girl: The Final Season - Feb 1 at 10/9c


Last call for alcoh—er… sucking chi. See Bo and her crew rock the world of Fae for one last season. 

Bitten Season 3 - Feb 15 at 11/10c


Elena and her fellow werewolves are back for a third season after joining a coven of witches to defeat a rogue warlock in Season 2. Get ready to howl at the moon as the pack find themselves in their hairiest situation yet. 

The Internet Ruined My Life - Premieres Early 2016

The Internet is really awesome –until it’s not. This reality series will explore the unexpected perils of living in a social media obsessed world. Trolls and keyboard thugs abound. 

12 Monkeys Season 2 - Premieres in April 


Cole and Cassie continue to race against time to stop a wide spread plague from making the world go BOOM! or DOOM! or basically something else bleak like that. The trailer for Season 2 is here for your viewing enjoyment. 

Hunters - Premieres in April


Inspired by Whitley Strieber's best-selling novel, Alien Hunter, this gritty sci-fi crime thriller follows the exploits of a secret government unit assembled to track down a group of ruthless terrorists who may or may not be from this world. Our money's on the "may not"! This comes from Gale Anne Hurd (the executive producer of The Walking Dead and The Terminator) and Natalie Chaidez (Heroes, 12 Monkeys) so, like, hello. The trailer is here. 

Wynonna Earp - Premieres Later This Year


Wyatt Earp’s great granddaughter and her posse of dysfunctional allies battle demons and other creatures, and you’ll like it. 

Dark Matter Season 2 - Coming Later This Year


With the mile revealed, our cast are now prisoners of the Galactic Authority and everyone's still having major memory problems. The twisty-turny space opera continues! 

Killjoys Season 2 - Coming Later This Year


More Intergalactic bounty hunting and kick ass moments from Dutch. So nice we decided to do it twice. Heck yeah, Season 2! 

2 Lava 2 Lantula - Coming Later This Year


Some say that the fire-spewing arachnids are 2 legit 2 quit, and they're absolutely right. Colton West (The Gutte) is back in action in this action-packed sequel that can expect to hit the small screen some time this Summer. Die Hard 2 , Lethal Weapon 2, Expendables 2 . . . and now 2 Lava 2 Lantula.

Sharknado 4 - Coming Later This Year


How anyone could possibly top sharks in space, or a shark birth or a shark-destroying laser saw is beyond comprehension, but you can expect Sh4rknado to be bigger and badder than ever. Also, what will ever become of April . . . .

Van Helsing - Coming Later This Year


Vanessa Helsing is the daughter of famous vampire hunter and Dracula nemesis Abraham Van Helsing, and she's humanity’s last hope to lead an offensive to take back a world that has been overrun by vampires. With this and Wynonna Earp, we've got the baddass lady-slaying-demon thing covered.

Paranormal Witness Season 5 - Coming Later This Year


Get ready for more bumps in the night as the stories of true-life ghostly encounters are recreated for maximum thrills and chills. Lock your doors and call the exorcist … 

Ghost Hunters Season 11 - Coming Later This Year


Join the hunt with TAPS from the comforts of your living room …if you dare! 

Z Nation Season 3 - Coming Later This Year


Where's Murphy taking Dr. Merch? Is 10K still alive? Who are all those dudes pointing guns at Roberta, Doc and Addy? Where's Vasquez run off to? Can Hector really be trusted? And who's that shadowy snowy figure approaching a half-frozen Citizen Z? The zombie apocalypse ain't slowing down anytime soon. 

Channel Zero Candle Cove - Coming Later This Year

Creepypasta comes to life! Candle Cove centers on one man’s obsessive recollections of a mysterious children’s television program from the 1980s, and his ever-growing suspicions about the role it might have played in a series of nightmarish and deadly events from his childhood.

There's other shows coming in 2016 that we haven't mentioned yet, so stay tuned!