This June, Space Has the Series Premiere of Military Thriller THE LAST SHIP and the Climactic Finales of ORPHAN BLACK,

— May 30, 2014

Program Alert – May 30, 2014

This June, Space Has the Series Premiere of Military Thriller THE LAST SHIP and the Climactic Finales of ORPHAN BLACK, THE RETURNED, and IN THE FLESH

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  • Space treads unchartered waters with the exclusive premiere of the highly-anticipated thriller, THE LAST SHIP, Sunday, June 22 at 9 p.m. ET.
  • Space’s multiple award-winning, original series ORPHAN BLACK comes to a dramatic climax in the Season 2 finale, Saturday, June 21 at 9 p.m. ET. Viewers who have yet to join the #cloneclub, can watch the first nine episodes of Season 2 that same day during the ORPHAN BLACK CATCH UP MARATHON, beginning at 12 p.m. ET.
  • In the Season 1 finale of the critically acclaimed, THE RETURNED, tensions are high between the living and the dead, as a new, creepier wave of the returned descends upon the town,  Saturday, June 14 at 10 p.m. ET
  • Danger, chaos, and tragedy strike the town’s annual winter party in the Season 2 finale of IN THE FLESH, Thursday, June 19 at 9 p.m. ET.
  • Space’s June movie premieres include BA’AL: THE STORM (Sunday, June 8 at 8 p.m. ET), MIND GAMES (Sunday, June 22 at 7 p.m. ET), CELL 213 (Thursday, June 26 at 9 p.m. ET), and TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON (Saturday, June 28 at 9 p.m. ET).


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


Sunday, June 8

8 p.m. ET BA’AL: THE STORM OF GOD (2008) *Movie Premiere*

A terminally ill archaeologist (Jeremy London, PARTY OF FIVE) attempts to cure his cancer by retrieving the ancient amulets of the storm,God Ba'al. 

Saturday, June 14

10 p.m. ET THE RETURNED “The Horde” *Season 1 Finale*

In the Season 1 finale of THE RETURNED, relations are strained between the living and the dead. The living are deeply afraid of the dead, especially as a newer and more sinister wave of the returned enter the town, forcing everyone to choose sides. 

Thursday, June 19

9 p.m. ETIN THE FLESH *Season 2 Finale*

Danger descends on Kieren (Luke Newberry, Anna Karenina) as Simon (Emmett Scanlan, THE FALL) believes he’s the key to a “Second Rising” and Gary (Kevin Sutton, SHAMELESS) thinks he’s an extremist planning an attack on Roarton. As Kieren faces up to his darkest fears, his family and friends are also placed in terrible danger.

Saturday, June 21

12 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET ORPHAN BLACK Catch Up Marathon

Viewers can catch up on Season 2 of ORPHAN BLACK with a marathon of Episodes 1-9, leading into the Season 2 finale that night. Season 2 of ORPHAN BLACK finds Sarah (Tatiana Maslany, Cas & Dylan) out of options, on the run, and being pursued by deadly adversaries. Sarah’s scorched earth tactics bring her face to face with the “pro-clone” Rachel (Maslany). 

9 p.m. ET ORPHAN BLACK “By means which have never yet been tried.” *Season 2 Finale*

The war with The Dyad Institute is all but lost when Rachel’s latest plan forces a broken Sarah to concede. In attempt to save Sarah, The Clone Club springs into action, uniting in a reckless gambit. As they fight to gain their freedom, Sarah encounters a new ally and uncovers a terrifying new dimension to the clone conspiracy.

Sunday, June 22

7 p.m. ET MIND GAMES (2006) *Movie Premiere*

A woman (Alexandra Holden, FRANKLIN & BASH) puts her own life on the line by helping a private investigator gather evidence against her potentially dangerous husband (Paul Johansson, ONE TREE HILL).

9 p.m. ET THE LAST SHIP “Phase Six” *Series Premiere*

THE LAST SHIP opens with a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world's population. Because of its positioning at sea, the Navy destroyer U.S.S. Nathan James, avoids falling victim to the devastating tragedy, but now, Captain Tom Chandler (Eric Dane, GREY’S ANATOMY) and his crew must confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they may be among the few remaining survivors.

Thursday, June 26

9 p.m. ET CELL 213 (2010) *Movie Premiere*

After a gruesome twist of fate, Michael Gray (Eric Balfour, 24), a cocky young attorney, finds himself incarcerated in South River State Penitentiary, framed for the murder of one of his clients. Trapped inside nightmarish cell 213, he falls prey to an unnatural force that is vying for his soul, while the question of his guilt and innocence hangs in the balance.

Saturday, June 28

9 p.m. ET TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON (2011) *Movie Premiere*

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the Moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and learn its secrets, which could turn the tide in the Transformers’ final battle. TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON stars Shia LaBeouf (Disturbia) and Josh Duhamel (When In Rome).


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