Tag Archives: The Strain

Sky Box Sets to Bow Ex-Zone Premieres

The latest seasons of two sci-fi series that previously aired on Sky’s The Zone will premiere next month on Sky Box Sets. Season four of The Strain will screen in its entirety from 7.30 on November 10 and the fourth and final season of Beauty & the Beast from 7.30 on November 26. They will […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 1

The Strain returns shorter, sharper … Outcast ousted … Buckle up for a bumpy ride on Haunted Highway … The Block rules MKR on Sundays … Sky’s The Zone will premiere season three of The Strain the same day as FX in the US. It will screen 9.30 Mondays from August 29. There’s good news and bad about the […]

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The Zone Snatches Braindead

Sky’s The Zone will premiere BrainDead, the new body snatching romp from the creators of The Good Wife, on July 26. The series, which has been dubbed The West Wing meets The Strain, will air 8.30 Tuesdays, six weeks after launching in the US (June 13 on CBS). It stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead (The Returned) as a new Capitol Hill […]

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Extant Exits Prime for The Zone

Extant is the latest Prime property to make the quantum HD leap from free-to-air to pay TV. Like Under the Dome and Beauty and the Beast, the Halle Berry sci-fi series, which originally aired in SD on Prime, will have its season two premiere on Sky’s The Zone. It will air 8.30 Thursdays from July […]

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Sky Confirms HD for The Zone

This morning Sky confirmed its new sci-fi/fantasy channel The Zone will be in HD. It will launch on November 3 on Channel 016 and be accessible in HD for subscribers with a MySky HDi and an HD ticket. Unlike SoHo, Sky won’t implement a double pay wall and charge HD subscribers an extra $10 a month for […]

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New Zone for Sci-Fi Staples

Good news for fans of Grimm and Falling Skies if Sky launches its sci-fi channel The Zone in HD: the latest series of each will screen on the service when it blasts off in November. Falling Skies previously aired in SD on The Box and Grimm in SD on Four until MediaWorks dropped the Once […]

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Will Sky-Fi Be in HD?

It’s not yet known if Sky’s homegrown sci-fi channel The Zone will be in HD. The sci-fi/fantasy/horror hybrid will launch in November at no extra cost to subscribers with series like The Strain, Defiance and From Dusk Till Dawn. “We are still at the beginning stages so how we broadcast will be confirmed a little […]

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