If you are writing this down in your day planner, be sure to use pencil. The SCI FI Channel may be looking at Friday, October 2 as the premiere date for Stargate Universe in the United States.
Sanctuary actress and executive producer Amanda Tapping told Pop Culture Zoo this week that the network wants to pair the second season of that show with Universe on Friday nights. “SCI FI wants us to air October 9th,” she told the site. “We will run concurrently with Stargate Universe. I think they premiere with a two-hour episode and then the following week we will run together.”
The timing jives with SCI FI’s program scheduling from years past. The cable network has traditionally run its summer programs through the third or fourth week of September, and kicked off its new fall shows on either the last Friday of September or the first of October.
Sanctuary had its two-hour series premiere on October 3 last year, and then aired alongside Stargate Atlantis starting October 10.
Of course, with eight months to go before the premiere of Stargate Universe, plans can certainly change. Filming on the show begins February 11.
Head to Pop Culture Zoo for more on Sanctuary and Stargate from Amanda Tapping, and stick with GateWorld for the latest on Stargate Universe as the show heads into full production!
(Thanks to Morjana for the tip!)