7.7/103 Votes Alchetron
58% Rotten Tomatoes
Genre Space opera
Country of origin Canada
Networks Syfy, Space, Bell Media
Composer(s) Benjamin Pinkerton
First episode date 12 June 2015
|Created by Joseph Mallozzi
Based on Dark Matter series of comics
Starring Marc Bendavid Melissa O'Neil Anthony Lemke Alex Mallari Jr. Jodelle Ferland Roger Cross Zoie Palmer Melanie Liburd Shaun Sipos
Program creators Joseph Mallozzi, Paul Mullie
Cast Melissa O'Neil, Jodelle Ferland, Anthony Lemke, Zoie Palmer, Alex Mallari Jr
Dark matter trailer englisch syfy
Dark Matter is a Canadian science fiction series created by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, based on their comic book of the same name and developed by Prodigy Pictures in association with Space channel. An order for 13 episodes was placed for the first season of the series, which premiered on June 12, 2015 on both Space and Syfy. The series was renewed for a 13-episode second season in September 2015, which premiered on July 1, 2016. Dark Matter was renewed for a 13-episode third season in September 2016, which is set to premiere in 2017.
A group of six people with no memory of who they are or where they came from wake up on a starship called the Raza. Naming themselves "One" through "Six" in the order of their awakening, they stabilize their vessel and begin trying to figure out what happened to them.
Principal photography for the first season began in Toronto, Canada, on January 9, 2015, and concluded May 20, 2015.
On September 1, 2015, Syfy renewed Dark Matter for a second season. Chris Regina, Syfy’s senior VP of program strategy, said that "With its mysterious premise and fascinating characters, Dark Matter has built an incredibly loyal, passionate and engaged fan base. We look forward to another out-of-this-world season from this talented creative team." Production on the second season began on December 9, 2015, and concluded May 6, 2016. The third season began production on November 18, 2016.
Dark Matter premiered on Syfy in the United States on the same day as Canada. Within the following week, the series premiered on Syfy Australia and Syfy UK – on June 13 and 16, 2015, respectively.
Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes gave a 58% approval rating, with an average rating of 4.6/10 based on reviews from 12 critics, and 88% approval from the average audience. Metacritic gave the series an average score of 58 (out of 100) based on reviews from 5 critics, indicating "Mixed or average reviews".
The series premiere pulled 273,000 overnight viewers on the Space channel in Canada, and 1.28 million viewers for its premiere on the Syfy channel in the U.S.