Ascension

The passengers of a starship on a century-long voyage to populate a new world begin to question the true nature of their covert mission when 50 years into their journey, which began in 1963, a young woman turns up dead of suspicious circumstances.

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Tricia Helfer, Brian Van Holt

Ascension: Syfy's New Mission

While a generation of kids in the '60s (me among them) obsessed on shows like Lost in Space, the U.S. secretly launched a mini-civilization of 600 pioneers into the cosmos on a century-long excursion to find a new world. That's the nifty high concept… Read more

Brian Van Holt, Tricia Helfer
Syfy Blasts Off With Provocative Space Miniseries Ascension

Will humanity find a new home? Back in the early 1960s, the American public had no idea how close ou…

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A Behind the Scenes Look
04:19 — Ascend into this incredible show and get a behind the scenes look at an imaginative and never before seen take on the sci-fi genre.
Behind the Scenes: What Is Ascension?
03:17 — What is Ascension? Get a breakdown of all the twists and turns to Syfy's Three Night Event.
Ascension Panel Highlight: The Ascension Cast's Favorite Scene To Shoot
04:32 — Watch a highlight from the Comic-Con 2014 Ascension panel. The cast talks about what were their favorite scenes to film.
Ascension Panel - Comic Con 2014
48:22 — Watch the full Ascension panel from San Diego Comic-Con 2014!

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Part 3 Season 1, Episode 3 Feb 24, 2015 $1.99

Lorelei reveals a secret from beyond the grave that disrupts Ostara and provokes a power struggle on Ascension.

Part 2 Season 1, Episode 2 Feb 17, 2015 $1.99

Gault investigates an explosion on Ascension and Enzmann deals with a consultant Director Warren has hired to investigate Stokes' death and keep an eye on him.

Part 1 Season 1, Episode 1 Feb 10, 2015 $2.99

Fifty-one years into the Ascension's journey to find a new world, the first murder onboard the spaceship reveals the cracks in the isolated community.

Episode 4 Season 0, Episode 4 Nov 30, 2015 Paid

The Doctor and Romana are trapped between the monstrous Kroll and the insane refinery commander, and there is no sign of the fifth segment of the Key to Time.

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  • Premiered: December 15, 2014
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: The passengers of a starship on a century-long voyage to populate a new world begin to question the true nature of their covert mission when 50 years into their journey, which began in 1963, a young woman turns up dead of suspicious circumstances. (more)

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