nspired by the real-life Project Orion space mission that thrived under President John F. Kennedy, the SyFy Channel's mystery miniseries Ascension: A Miniseries Event will be released on DVD (plus Digital) October 13 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The stylized deep-orbit drama follows a group of brave men and women as they search for Man's next home. Premiering to 1.8 million viewers, Ascension was SyFy's #1 series of 2014. The compelling three-part, six hour series, includes a behind-the-scenes featurette and will be available on DVD for the suggested retail price of $24.98.
In 1963, the U.S. government launched a covert space mission sending hundreds of men, women and children on a century-long voyage aboard the starship Ascension to populate a new world. Nearly 50 years into the journey, as they approach the point of no return, a mysterious murder of a young woman causes the ship's population to question the true nature of their mission.
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*
- "Ascension: A Behind the Scenes Look" featurette
Tricia Helfer TV's "Battlestar Galactica," TV's "TRON: Uprising"
Gil Bellows STARZ's "Boss," The Calling, TV's "Ally McBeal"
Brian Van Holt TV's "Cougar Town," House of Wax, TV's "The Bridge"
Andrea Roth TV's "Rescue Me," Dark Places, TV's "Rogue"
Year of Production: 2014
Title Copyright: Ascension © 2014, Artwork & Supplementary Materials ™ & © 2015 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: TV on DVD
Genre:Drama, Science Fiction, Mystery
Closed Captioned: NA
Subtitles: English SDH
Feature Run Time: 232 minutes
DVD Format: 16x9 Widescreen (1.78:1)
DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital