‘The Ark’ Becomes Syfy’s Most Watched Premiere Since ‘Resident Alien’ (Exclusive)

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The Feb. 1 debut also marked the network’s best premiere among adults 18-49 since “Chucky”

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“The Ark” has become Syfy’s most watched premiere in two years since “Resident Alien,” TheWrap can reveal exclusively.

The sci-fi series, which premiered Feb. 1, drew in 1 million total viewers, according to Nielsen Live + 3 delayed viewing data, marking the network’s best premiere among adults 18-49 since “Chucky’s” fall 2021 debut.

Starring Christie Burke, Richard Fleeshman, Reece Ritchie, Stacey Read and Ryan Adams, “The Ark” takes audiences into a dystopian future as it follows a spacecraft known as Ark One, which was assigned to an inaugural mission of planetary colonization. Despite its plans to save the human race, Ark One is slingshotted into a catastrophe that leads to compromises their mission and an irreparable loss of life — factors the remaining crew must overcome to ensure their survival.

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