TV News: Dominion, Major, Wasteland, Intruders

The premiere of Syfy’s humans vs. angels supernatural war series “Dominion,” a sort of sequel to the Paul Bettany-led film “Legion,” delivered two million total viewers during their June 19th premieres.

In ad supported cable scripted drama series premieres this year, “Dominion” ranks #4 in L+SD rating among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54, and #2 among Men 18-49 and Men 25-54. [Source: TV By The Numbers]

Major Crimes Spin-Off
Hampton Fluker will guest star in “Major Crimes” in a backdoor pilot for a new spin-off series. Fluker’s appearance will be during the seventh episode of the show’s current third season. His role will be that of a third-generation LAPD officer and wannabe SWAT member.

The new series focuses on Jon Tenney’s FBI Special Agent Fritz Howard character who was a regular on Crimes’ predecessor “The Closer” and has made guest appearances on ‘Crimes’. [Source: Deadline]

NBC is developing “Wasteland,” an hourlong supernatural crime-drama limited series. CBS’ remake of “Eleventh Hour” producer Mick Davis will serve in the same capacity here.

The story follows a hardened US Marshal, who in the wake of a massive prison break, is charged with hunting down fugitives with supernatural powers, while unlocking the mystery of his past. The project was originally set up at TNT three years ago. [Source: Deadline]

BBC America has announced an August 23rd premiere date for “Intruders,” the new sci-fi series by X-Files alum Glen Morgan. John Simm, Mira Sorvino and James Frain lead the cast of the series about a secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others.