The races, collectively known as Votans, are seeking a home after their own star system is destroyed. They come to Earth seeking refuge, only to be turned away. After negotiations fail, and with their ship’s supplies running low, they feel they have no choice by to try to take the Earth by force… When the people of Earth manage to shoot down one of the alien motherships, it starts a catastrophic event which alters the planet’s biosphere. There are heavy casualties on both sides, and a ceasefire is declared.
The story centres around Jeb Nolan (Grant Bowler). Only 10yrs old when the Votans attacked, and now Lawkeeper in the refugee camp ‘Defiance’, it’s his job to keep the peace between the aliens and humans that call it home.
Created by Rockne S. O’Bannon, the man behind seaQuest DSV, Farscape, and new series Cult, and starring Grant Bowler (Ugly Betty), Stephanie Leonidas (Whitechapel), Julie Benz (Angel, Dexter), Tony Curran (Vincent Van Gogh in Doctor Who), and Jaime Murray (Dexter, Spartacus, Warehouse 13, and Hustle.)
The show will coincide with the release of an MMO set in the same world.
Country of Origin: USA
UK TV Premiere Date
Latest/Next UK Season: 3
Latest/Next UK TV Air Date: 25 June 2015 at 9:00 pm
UK Channel: Syfy UK
Previous UK Premiere Dates
Season 1- Syfy- 16th April 2013
Season 2- Syfy- 18th September 2014
Season 3- Syfy- 18th June 2015 at 9pm
US TV Premiere Date [BETA]
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Final Season: 3
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New scifi show from SyFy, about a group of aliens called the Votans who are trying to live along side the people of Earth, after a devastating war between the two has taken it’s toll, not only on both sides, but on the Earth itself. Created by Rockne S. O’Bannon (the man behind seaQuest DSV, Farscape, and new series Cult), and starring Grant Bowler (Ugly Betty), Stephanie Leonidas (Whitechapel), Julie Benz (Angel, Dexter), Tony Curran (Vincent Van Gogh in Doctor Who), and Jaime Murray (Dexter, Spartacus, Warehouse 13, and Hustle.) Airs in April on SyFy in the USA and shortly afterwards on Syfy UK.