Network: Sci Fi
Episodes: 100 (hour)
TV show dates: July 16, 2004 — January 9, 2009
Series status: Cancelled/ended
Performers include: Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett, Jason Momoa, Torri Higginson, Paul McGillion, David Nykl, Chuck Campbell, Jewel Staite, Kavan Smith, Robert Picardo, Amanda Tapping, Rainbow Francks, Mitch Pileggi, and Christopher Heyerdahl.
TV show description:
When a secret Stargate base is discovered in the ice of Antarctica, a new team is assigned to explore it. Their investigations lead them to the distant Pegasus galaxy where they find the legendary city of Atlantis and the dreaded Wraith, a powerful new enemy that lives by sucking the life out of humans.
The Stargate Atlantis team includes diplomatic relations specialist Doctor Elizabeth Weir (Torri Higginson); strong-willed Major John Sheppard (Joe Flanigan); geeky Captain Samantha “Sam” Carter (Amanda Tapping); energetic Lieutenant Aiden Ford (Rainbow Sun Francks); clever astrophysicist Dr. Rodney McKay (David Hewlett); witty Dr. Carson Beckett (Paul McGillion); Satedan Ronon Dex (Jason Momoa); and Teyla Emmagan (Rachel Luttrell), a beautiful and tough Athosian leader.
The series is a spin-off of Stargate SG-1.