Singapore – The channels’ division of NBCUniversal International Television and Foxtel have announced the programming line-up for global channel brand Syfy, which will launch in HD on Foxtel on January 1, 2014. This announcement was made by Christine Fellowes, MD, Universal Networks International, Asia Pacific and Brian Walsh, Foxtel’s Executive Director of Television.

For the first time, Foxtel subscribers will be able to watch science-fiction and fantasy programming on the move – on compatible tablets and smartphones, via Foxtel Go. Syfy HD will also be available on compatible internet-connected devices through the new internet TV service, Foxtel Play as well as Foxtel on T-Box and Foxtel on Telstra Mobile. Further, the channel will be complemented by a new website available from December.

Syfy will also be the new home for the Australian premieres of Misfits (Season 5) and Haven (Season 4). Warehouse 13 (Season 5) and the second season of Defiance, starring Grant Bowler, will premiere exclusive on Syfy in mid-2014.

Syfy will also broadcast numerous fan favourites including Stargate SG-1, Torchwood, Primeval, classic Doctor Who, Sanctuary, GhostHunters International, Orphan Black and Eureka.