‘Childhood’s End’ Miniseries To Premiere in December on Syfy

Six hour adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s sci-fi novel will air over three consecutive nights

The miniseries adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s “Childhood’s End” has been given a December premiere date on Syfy, the cable network announced Wednesday.

Charles Dance, Mike Vogel, Daisy Betts, Yael Stone, Julian McMahon, Osy Ikhile and Colm Meaney star in the six-part miniseries, which will air over three consecutive nights on Syfy, starting Monday, Dec. 14.

“Childhood’s End” follows the peaceful invasion of Earth by the alien Overlords, who promise to eliminate poverty, war and sickness – ushering in a golden age of peace, health and security for all of humankind.

But as the truth about the Overlords’ intentions are revealed, humanity will discover its actual destiny may actually be a nightmare, instead of a dream.

The miniseries was directed by Nick Hurran and adapted by Matthew Graham, who also served as executive producer. Akiva Goldsman and Mike De Luca are also executive producers.