Weekly roundup of science fiction and fantasy shows (as well as movies/specials of note) on the Prime Time TV schedule, also including programs that may be of interest to genre fans. Air dates and times subject to change without notice.
Netflix’s reboot of the the Voltron Anime has proven quite a hit, and the third season arrives this week on Friday, August 4th. It will comprise seven episodes, all of which will be available for streaming that day. Also this week, Sundance’s Cleverman will have its Season 2 finale on Wednesday. And on Saturday we get Sharknado 5: Global Swarming. Here’s what Syfy.com has for the film summary, and I’m not sure what I can add to that: “Sharknado is back and ready to make America bait again. Fabio is the Pope. Charo is the Queen of England. Bret Michaels is … himself. Prepare for the storm to go international”. You can see the full rundown of sci fi and fantasy premieres, returns, and finales for August here.
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Prime Time Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of Jul 31 – Aug 6:
Links are to the show pages on this site with series info and trailers (where available).
Saturday August 5
Orphan Black (BBCA) 10:00-11:00
Sharknado 5: Gobal Swarming (Syfy) 8:00-10:00 Movie Premiere
3 Percent (Netflix)
Black Mirror (Netflix)
Dimension 404 (Hulu)
The Handmaids Tale (Hulu)
Iron Fist (Netflix)
Jessica Jones (Netflix)
Luke Cage (Netflix)
The Man in the High Castle (Amazon)
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (Netflix)
The OA (Netflix)
Santa Clarita Diet (Netflix)
A Series of Unfortunate Events (Netflix)
Stranger Things (Netflix)
Voltron: Legendary Defender (Netflix) Season 3 Premiere
Highlights from the Week of Aug 7
Orphan Black (BBCA) 10:00-11:00 Saturday, Series Finale