Syfy Sets Premiere Dates For ‘Sinbad’ & ‘Primeval: New World’

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Syfy has announced that its two latest international series Sinbad and Primeval: New World will premiere on the network on Saturday June 8th at 9/8c and 10/9c, respectively.

Sinbad followed the adventures of the eponymous character, who is on the run from his home town of Basra and under a curse for a killing that led to the death of his much-loved brother. Sinbad finds himself cast out to sea on The Providence, a ship filled with a range of intriguing characters. After surviving a violent and magical storm, both Sinbad and his fellow shipmates are forced to band together to face their inner demons, hopes, loves and fears. Sinbad must embark on an epic and emotional quest to rid himself of the curse and embrace his destiny. The drama series, which was recently cancelled by Sky1, stars newcomer Elliot Knight, Naveen Andrews (Lost), Sophie Okonedo (Hotel Rwanda), Timothy Spall (Secrets and Lies, Harry Potter), Dame Janet Suzman, Elliot Cowan (Marchlands), Marama Corlett (The Devil’s Double), Estella Daniels (Thorne), Junix Inocian (The 51st State) and Dimitri Leonidas (Grange Hill).

Primeval: New World is a spin-off of the British series Primeval and follows a specialized team of animal experts and scientists that investigates the appearance of temporal anomalies and battles both prehistoric and futuristic creatures. The series is produced by Impossible Pictures & Omni Films and stars Niall Matter (Eureka), Sara Canning (The Vampire Diaries), Miranda Frigon (Heartland), Geoff Gustafson (Hot Tub Time Machine) and Danny Rahim (Eastenders). The show’s entire run consists of 13 episodes following a decision from Canadian broadcaster Space to cancel the series.