SYFY announced a multi-platform rollout for its new series Nightflyers, the original space horror drama based on the novella by George R. R. Martin. Ten episodes will debut across all SYFY platforms timed to the beginning of the linear telecast. Viewers will be able to access the episodes through the SYFY channel, SYFY On Demand, online at SYFY.com, and the SYFY app.
Set in the year 2093, Nightflyers follows a team of scientists aboard The Nightflyer, the most advanced ship ever built, as they journey to find other life forms. Their mission takes them to the edge of the solar system, and to the edge of insanity, as they realize true horror isn’t waiting for them in outer space—it’s already on their ship. Nightflyers stars Eoin Macken, David Ajala, Gretchen Mol, Jodie Turner-Smith, Angus Sampson, Sam Strike, Maya Eshet, and Brían F. O’Byrne.
George R. R. Martin serves as an executive producer, and the show is produced by Universal Cable Productions and co-produced by Netflix. Jeff Buhler wrote the adaptation for television and is the showrunner and executive producer, alongside Gene Klein, David Bartis and Doug Liman of Hypnotic, who also executive produces. Other executive producers include Brian Nelson, Mike Cahill, and Andrew McCarthy. Alison Rosenzweig and Michael Gaeta of Gaeta Rosenzweig Films and Lloyd Ivan Miller and Alice P. Neuhauser of Lloyd Ivan Miller Productions also serve as executive producers.
Episodes one through five will debut Sunday, December 2 through Thursday, December 6 at 10/9c, and episodes six through ten will release on Sunday, December 9 through Thursday, December 13 at 10/9c with limited commercial interruption across all platforms. Weekend marathons will give fans an additional opportunity to catch up on the series.
Here’s a look at the trailer for the series: