Branded “WiFi SciFi”, the new channel debuts in August, 2011 with futuristic adventure series, “Alpha Planet”. In twelve upcoming episodes, “Alpha Planet” chronicles the survival of post-apocalyptic human civilization in the year 2256, when earth’s remaining population must subsist in outer space by living aboard the A.R.C. refuge ship. Nearly 250 years have passed since Earth was inhabited and supplies aboard the ship are running low. In search of a solution, four explorers are sent back to Earth to determine if the planet has healed sufficiently to once again support life. Among the dry, empty and desolate landscape, the crew discovers a young woman, alive, indicating the entire human race was not eradicated in the apocalypse. Now the explorers must determine where she came from, who else is alive, and assess if there is hope for the rest of human civilization.
“Alpha Planet” stars Don Jeanes, who recently played the legendary Neil Armstrong alongside Shia LeBeouf, Josh Duhamel, and Patrcik Dempsey in the 3D motion picture, “Transformers:
“Alpha Planet” was directed by Mike Darling, written and produced by Mike Darling and Arron Marie Fenton.
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FirstRun.tv is a new TV network launched by veteran Disney Studios executive, Gary Kleinman. FirstRun.tv features 10 channels of new shows from independent producers, aimed at mobile viewers with smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.