Channel 5 Snaps Up 'Helix' for U.K. Audiences

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Premieres: Friday, Jan. 10 at 10 p.m. (Syfy)
Stars: Billy Campbell, Hiroyuki Sanada, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé, Jordan Hayes, Meegwun Fairbrother as Daniel Aerov, Catherine Lemieux,Neil Napier

From Battlestar Galactica's Ronald D. Moore, Helix revolves around a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, but find themselves in the center of a dangerous life-and-death struggle that could key to humanity’s salvation or annihilation.

The show about a group of scientists who investigate a possible disease outbreak in the arctic debuts on SyFy in the U.S.

LONDON -- U.K. commercial broadcaster Channel 5 has inked a deal to bring British TV audiences Helix, created by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Gallactica), Lynda Obst (Contact) and Steven Maeda (Lost).

The show stars Billy Campbell (The Killing, US version), Hiroyuki Sanada (Lost), Jordan Hayes (Nikita) and Neil Napier (White House Down) and centers on a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to the high-tech research facility Arctic BioSystems to investigate a possible disease outbreak.

STORY: Helix: TV Review

It debuts Jan. 10 on Syfy in the U.S. and will follow shortly in the U.K. January 20. 

Helix is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Kaji Productions and Lynda Obst Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television.