"Defiance": Tony Curran as Datak Tarr, Jaime Murray as Stahma Tarr, Julie Benz as Amanda Rosewater, Mia Kirshner as Kenya Rosewater, Grant Bowler as Joshua Nolan, and Stephanie Leonidas as Irisa Nyira (Photo by: Joe Pugliese/Syfy)

‘Defiance’ Boss Kevin Murphy on Show’s Mythology and ‘Bloodthirsty’ Gamers

If you love action-packed soapy sci-fi sagas and all-around bad-assery, then welcome to “Defiance.” [xfinity-record-button id=”7296020182887366112″ program_type=”series”] “Defiance” is a new frontier both on-screen and off — it’s a television show weaved together with an online video game that converge for a unique cross-platform experience. The series, premiering tonight with a two-hour episode at 9/8c […]

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"Defiance": Tony Curran as Datak Tarr, Jaime Murray as Stahma Tarr, Julie Benz as Amanda Rosewater, Mia Kirshner as Kenya Rosewater, Grant Bowler as Joshua Nolan, and Stephanie Leonidas as Irisa Nyira (Photo by: Joe Pugliese/Syfy)

‘Defiance’ Creates a New World — an Earth and Alien Mashup

“Defiance” is a first: It is both a TV series and a videogame set in the same world with characters moving between the two. The game launched on Tuesday, April 2, and the TV show will premiere on Monday, April 15 on Syfy. [xfinity-record-button id=”7296020182887366112″ program_type=”series”] Starring Grant Bowler, Julie Benz, Stephanie Leonidas, Tony Curran, […]

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"Defiance": Mia Kirshner as Kenya Rosewater -- (Photo by: Joe Pugliese/Syfy)

Mia Kirshner Dishes on Playing ‘Defiance’s’ Mysterious Brothel Mistress

Despite the fact that Mia Kirshner has admittedly never played a video game in her life, the 38-year-old star of “Defiance” is enthusiastic about how the gaming element of the upcoming Syfy series will play out. “I’m interested to see how people react to it,” she admits. [xfinity-record-button id=”7296020182887366112″ program_type=”series”] On April 15, at 9/8c, […]

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"Defiance" star Julie Benz (Photo: Syfy)

‘Defiance’ Star Julie Benz on Battling Aliens, Planning a Wedding and Working With Her Best Friend

TV is about to head into a new frontier … a virtually unique experience that will feature an online game and a television series called … “Defiance.” [xfinity-record-button id=”7296020182887366112″ program_type=”series”] “Defiance” is “the biggest and most ambitious undertaking in Syfy’s 20 year history,” according to the cable network, “a groundbreaking transmedia event that unites high […]

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Michael Chiklis Plays ‘No Ordinary’ Superhero

BY: Frazier Moore NEW YORK – The story has often been told, how Michael Chiklis reinvented himself from the schlubby suburban flatfoot of his early-1990s drama ‘The Commish’ to a ferocious rogue cop on ‘The Shield.’ Chiklis won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his performance in ‘The Shield.’ It seemed Detective Vic Mackey […]

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‘No Ordinary Family’ Stars: We’re Not Dark, Brooding Like ‘Heroes’

Most simply said – and by Michael Chiklis himself – ABC’s ‘No Ordinary Family‘ (premiering Tuesday at 8/7c) “is about an ordinary family that gets in a plane crash, and extraordinary things happen to them.” Specifically, Jim and Stephanie Powell (played by ‘The Shield’s Chiklis and ‘Dexter’s Julie Benz) emerge from a near-deadly dunk with […]

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