Syfy's 'Defiance' Gets Premiere Date

Defiance Trailer Screengrab - H 2012

Defiance Trailer Screengrab - H 2012

Syfy has set the premiere date for Defiance.

The 12-episode season will launch Monday, April 15 at 9 p.m., the cable network announced Monday. Defiance bridges a scripted television and online gaming for the first time.

The series and the game feature an interconnected world and storylines that will launch later this year with the release of the game, ahead of the TV series debut. Defiance introduces an exotically transformed planet Earth, its landscapes permanently altered following the sudden – and tumultuous – arrival of seven unique alien races.

Defiance stars Grant Bowler, Julie Benz, Stephanie Leonidas, Tony Curran, Jaime Murray, Graham Greene and Mia Kirshner.

Syfy touts Defiance on Monday afternoon at the Television Critics Association winter press tour.

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