This April, Space Springs into Action with Premieres of ORPHAN BLACK and THE RETURNED, and the Finales of BITTEN and BEING HUMAN

— March 25, 2014

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  • Space’s much-anticipated, award-winning original series ORPHAN BLACK returns for a second season of thrilling clone conspiracies Saturday, April 19 at 9 p.m. ET. Viewers who have yet to join the #cloneclub can watch Season 1 in its entirety during the ORPHAN BLACK CATCH UP marathon, beginning at 11 a.m. ET.
  • THE RETURNED makes an eerie arrival with the series premiere, Saturday, April 26 at 10 p.m. ET.
  • It’s the ‘Pack’ versus the ‘Mutts’ in the Season 1 finale of Space original series BITTEN, Saturday, April 5 at 9 p.m. ET.
  • The beloved supernatural roomies say goodbye to each other, and their fans, in the series finale of BEING HUMAN, Monday, April 7 at 9 p.m. ET.
  • Friday, April 18 is WIZARDLY GOOD FRIDAY with a marathon full of vampire assistants, sorcerer apprentices, and Harry Potter, beginning at 12:40 a.m. ET.
  • Space goes prehistoric with the DINO-MITE MARATHON, Sunday, April 20 beginning at 6 a.m. ET.

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Below is a chronological list of premieres and finales for April on Space. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit Space.ca to confirm local broadcast times and for the full broadcast schedule).

Saturday, April 5

9 p.m. ET BITTEN “Ready” *Season 1 Finale*

In the Season 1 finale of BITTEN, having learned the truth about her werewolf origins, Elena (Laura Vandervoort, SMALLVILLE) reunites with the ‘Pack’ to prepare for a final stand against the ‘Mutts.’

 

Monday, April 7

9 p.m. ET BEING HUMAN “There Goes the Neighborhood Part III” *Series Finale*

In the series finale of BEING HUMAN, Sally (Meaghan Rath, Cyberbully) makes a major sacrifice to keep her vision of Aidan (Sam Witwer, SMALLVILLE) killing Josh (Sam Huntington, Fanboys) from coming true, the consequences of which, changes Aidan’s life forever. Meanwhile, Josh and Nora (Kristen Hager, The Right Kind of Wrong) consider their future as parents, and everything comes to a heartbreaking conclusion for the roommates.

 

Friday, April 18

12:40 a.m. ETTIMELINE (2003)

A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go back in time to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued. TIMELINE stars Paul Walker (Fast and Furious film series), Gerard Butler (300), and Billy Connolly (Brave).

WIZARDLY GOOD FRIDAY

6 a.m. ETCIRQUE DU FREAK: THE VAMPIRES ASSISTANT (2009)

A young boy named Darren Shan (Chris Massoglia, The Hole) meets a mysterious man (John C. Reilly, Step Brothers) at a freak show who turns out to be a vampire. Pulled into a fantastic life of misunderstood sideshow freaks and grotesque creatures of the night, Darren leaves behind the safety of a boring existence to fulfill his destiny in a place drawn from nightmares. CIRQUE DU FREAK: THE VAMPIRES ASSISTANT also stars Josh Hutcherson (Hunger Games film series) and Salma Hayek (Once Upon A Time In Mexico).

8:15 a.m. ETHARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS (PART 1)

In the first part of the seventh and final adventure, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe, The Woman in Black), Ron (Rupert Grint, Cherrybomb), and Hermione (Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower) set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction – the Horcruxes.

11:15 a.m. ET - HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS (PART 2)

In the epic finale of the HARRY POTTER franchise, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. With the stakes as high as ever, no one is safe.

2:15 p.m. ETTHE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE

Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake (Nicolas Cage, Kick-Ass) must find and train Merlin's descendant to defeat dark sorceress Morgana le Fey (Alice Krige, Silent Hill).

 

Saturday, April 19

11 a.m. ET to 9 p.m. ETORPHAN BLACK CATCH UP *Marathon*

All 10 heart-stopping episodes of Season 1 air back-to-back, guaranteed to make viewers who missed out on this smash-hit series, a #cloneclub member.

9 p.m. ET ORPHAN BLACK “Nature Under Constraint and Vexed” *Season 2 Premiere*

In the Season 2 premiere, Sarah (Tatiana Maslany, Cas & Dylan) is out of options, on the run, and pursued by deadly adversaries. Desperate to find her daughter Kira (Skyler Wexler, ALPHAS), Sarah’s scorched earth tactics spark a war with “pro-clone” Rachel (Maslany).

 

Sunday, April 20

DINO-MITE MARATHON

6 a.m. – TRIASSIC ATTACK

A Native American owner of a kitschy roadside museum accidentally brings three dinosaur fossils to life. Now really annoyed, the giant dinosaurs wreak havoc on the small town and the local university. TRIASSIC ATTACK stars Steven Brand (MISTRESSES) and Kirsty Mitchell (RIVER CITY).

8 a.m. – DINOCROC VS. SUPERGATOR

An undercover investigator, a Fish & Game officer, and a cold-blooded swamp hunter known only as The Cajun, are all in pursuit of scaly beasts that can outrun SUVs, crush buses, and snack on sleazy producers in hot tubs. Stars David Carradine (Kill Bill) and Corey Landis (Dracula: Reborn).

10 a.m. – DINOSHARK

A rogue fishing boat captain (Eric Balfour, Skyline) and a science teacher (Iva Hasperger, Cloud Seven) work to stop a ravenous pliosaur before it takes a monster bite out of the local fiesta and an all-girl water polo tournament.

12 p.m. – JURASSIC PARK

John Hammond (Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth) has invited four individuals, along with his two grandchildren, to join him at Jurassic Park. During a preview tour, the theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. JURASSIC PARK also stars Jeff Goldblum (LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT), Laura Dern (ENLIGHTENED), and Sam Neill (ALCATRAZ).

2:35 p.m. –    THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK 2

Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, John Hammond (Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth), reveals to Ian Malcolm, (Jeff Goldblum) that there was another island , “Site B,” on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar. The research team is sent to Site B to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with a different agenda.

5:10 p.m. – JURASSIC PARK 3

A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) to go to the Island Isla Sorna resulting in an unexpected landing, and unexpected new inhabitants on the island.

 

Saturday, April 26

10 p.m. ET – THE RETURNED *Series Premiere*

In a small mountain community, two local people – teenager Camille (Yara Pilartz, 17 Girls), and Simon (Pierre Perrier,American Translation) - who both died years earlier, suddenly re-appear at their homes. These ghostly characters appear in human form, having not aged, and completely unaware of their own deaths.


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Jesse Wanagas, Space, 416.384.3193 or jesse.wanagas@bellmedia.ca

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