Dark Matter premieres brightly on Space

The original series bowed on Space on June 12 at 10 p.m., with the second episode airing after the launch of Killjoys this weekend.
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Dark Matter pulled in a preliminary overnight audience of 273,000 viewers for its premiere on Space, according to Numeris data provided by Bell Media.

Dark Matter bowed at 10 p.m. on Friday, June 12 on Space and was the highest-rated entertainment specialty program of the day, Bell Media said in a release. The series also won the adults 25 to 54 and adults 18 to 49 demos in the timeslot, the media co added.

Dark Matter is produced by Toronto’s Prodigy Pictures and was created by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie. It airs on Space in Canada and Syfy in the U.S. and other global territories.

The series tells the story of a crew who awake on a derelict spaceship with no memories of who they are or how they got on board. The second episode of Dark Matter will air after the debut of Space and Temple Street’s Killjoys, set to bow on June 19 at 9 p.m.

From Playback Daily