I’m so disappointed in Syfy’s decision to cancel Dark Matter!! How can they not see how great this show is?!? Unbelievable. I’m hopeful the outrage from the otherwise quiet and polite fan base can cause them to rethink their decision or perhaps garner some interest from Netflix. —Brian
I’m angry, disappointed and sad. There are few sci-fi series being produced as it is. Fantastic shows with great ratings get cancelled but crappy shows are renewed. It doesn’t make sense at all. I hate that they take Dark Matter away from us, just like I did when Continuum was cancelled. I hope they change their mind … it has happened before. Or else I hope Netflix takes over. —Katrina
Simply, it sucks!! I don’t understand how decisions are made at Syfy. A great show like Dark Matter they cancel and mediocre programming they keep. Netflix, please pickup Dark Matter and allow the Raza Crew a platform to find their true fate. Thanks. —Tony
Some are hoping for streaming networks like Netflix to pick it up or hoping Syfy changes its mind entirely. I am ticked. I remember them cancelling Farscape, Stargate Universe after it got really good too as Dark Matter was doing: climbing in the adventure department. Then. Abrupt cut-off! Boo. What made them renew Killjoys for two seasons? I am curious. I was certain DM was doing even better than KJ. —Maria
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It’s the end of the journey for the Raza Crew: NBCUniversal Entertainment has cancelled Dark Matter after three seasons. The sci-fi series aired in the U.S. on Syfy and in Canada on Space.
“It is with great sadness that I confirm the news. Syfy has cancelled Dark Matter after three seasons,” co-creator Joseph Mallozzi wrote on his blog on Friday afternoon. “To say that I’m incredibly disappointed would be an understatement. I just want to extend a heartfelt thanks to my amazing crew, my wonderful cast, and to all of you, our incredible fans. You all deserved better.”
Co-created by Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, Dark Matter followed the exploits of a ragtag group of villains who—over the course of three seasons—became heroes. Dark Matter starred Melissa O’Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari, Jr., Zoie Palmer, Jodelle Ferland, Roger Cross, Marc Bendavid, Melanie Liburd, Natalie Brown and Ellen Wong.
Last week’s season finale was a cliffhanger. Now we’ll never know what happened to the crew, or what adventures awaited them.
What are your thoughts on Dark Matter‘s cancellation? Are you as upset as I am? Comment below.
From Kelly Townsend of The TV Junkies:
Link: Dark Matter: Joseph Mallozzi talks “Nowhere to Go”
“In this episode enemies becomes allies and friends become enemies in an interesting way. Hopefully we’ll have a chance to get most of them out of this mess and deal with the aliens in Season 4—not to mention that bourgeoning android rebellion.” Continue reading.
From Kelly Townsend of The TV Junkies:
Link: Dark Matter’s Anthony Lemke on Three’s loyalty and keeping Boone in the past
“It needed to be a really clear act of essentially clone suicide, and it needed to convey a melancholy, then a peace that this was the right thing for Three. It was a closing of the door to the past and saying I am no longer Boone, I am Three. It’s a lot to put on one little moment, but Bruce did a really great job of ensuring those little beats were there.” Continue reading.
From Alexis Gunderson of Paste:
Link: Syfy’s Summer Series Are One Big, Gooey, Rollicking Good Time
Lovretta has made the goo on Killjoys both extraterrestrial and sentient, a hyper-advanced, neurally-linked, nearly immortal parasitic alien organism that is slowly taking over what humanity exists in the series’ post-Earth world. Cold, calculating and singularly focused on their species’ dominance, the Hullen are the diametric opposite of the messy, loving human family at the series’ center: Dutch (Hannah John-Kamen), Johnny (Aaron Ashmore) and D’Avin (Luke Macfarlane). Continue reading.