Today's long-form storytelling requires broadcasters to do everything they can not to cut off at the knees beloved shows like Dark Matter (Guest Editorial)
The space drama was created by Stargate's Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie.
The former Stargate writer has been tapped as showrunner for the Superman prequel pilot.
He'll play the husband of former NCIS star Cote de Pablo on the potential series.
Amanda Tapping will also direct the new vampire hunter series.
SCIFI STREAM: Syfy's two new space shows will be back for another season.
Dennis Haysbert and SG-1 guest star Ian Tracey have also been cast in the potential series.
The former Stargate co-star will guest star in an episode this summer.
Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie's new sci-fi show gets 13 episodes for 2015.
SGU Coda: Science fiction will get Fridays back in 2016.
The network wants to get back into outer space, with fewer campy movies and procedural shows.
The new scripted series had the network's biggest key demographic premiere since 2006.
PLUS: Ron Moore's Earth-bound Helix has a green-light, and is expected to premiere on Syfy this year.
Amanda Tapping, Michael Shanks, and Christopher Judge are among those looking back at two decades of the U.S. cable network.
The new genre series -- featuring Stargate talent on and off-screen -- will indeed air in the United States.