Say what you want about Hollywood movies all being remakes and sequels. If a good idea comes across an executive’s desk, he or she is going to consider it, and that’s what happened with a script called Ascension.
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Ascension looked like a return to Syfy's glory days of Battlestar Galactica-style dark space opera. But thanks to some ill-conceived twists, it ended up feeling kind of pointless, instead. And now, Syfy has confirmed that Ascension will never return.
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So we didn't especially like Ascension's first chapter, which seemed to promise one thing and then deliver another. Fortunately, the second and third chapters had better pacing and some great moments... before ending with another huge moment of WTF. Spoilers ahead...
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Is the heavily hyped Syfy miniseries Ascension the second coming of the second coming of Battlestar Galactica? Nope.
We say a big farewell this week to one of our favorite shows, The Legend of Korra, which ends after four seasons with a huge, mecha-filled battle. Plus, Syfy introduces its new miniseries, Ascension, set 50 years after JFK launches a generation ship into space. Get sneak peeks at the rest of this week's TV right here!
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Here's a peek at the internals of the gigantic, titular spaceship from Syfy's new retro space drama, Ascension. Yeah. It's got a space beach.
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Still confused about the premise behind Syfy's new space series Ascension? Then this is the trailer for you. This recently released promo spells out all the themes this series has been promising to kick around, such as the "Upstairs, Downstairs" aspect, its retro style and space murder!
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OK, we expected Syfy's retro space drama to have a lot of cool swinging '60s moments, but we did not expect to see a space beach. SPACE. BEACH. We've got an exclusive look inside Ascension with this brand-new trailer.
Ascension, otherwise known as the drama that Syfy is banking big time on bringing back their brand, has a slick new trailer. And what it's showing is a whole lotta spaceship—and we like that.
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This bodes ill: Syfy's announced that all six episodes of its alt-history space show Ascension will air in three days. Its release date has also moved from November to December 15, 2014. With two episodes airing every day, the miniseries will be gone by December 17. Watch the trailer and tell us if this makes sense.
In the alternate reality of Syfy's upcoming TV miniseries Ascension, President Kennedy launched 600 Americans into space aboard a generation ship. In this trailer, we get a peek at the world where people—including Battlestar Galactica's Tricia Helfer—have lived in space for decades but still dress like it's the 1960s.