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The Almighty Johnsons: Syfy Acquires TV Series from New Zealand

almighty johnsons on syfySyfy has picked up the first two seasons of a New Zealand series called The Almighty Johnsons. The first season of 10 episodes will air on Syfy sometime next year and the 13 installments of season two will be shown at a later date.

An action dramedy, The Almighty Johnsons centers on Axl Johnson, a young man who discovers on his 21st birthday that he and his brothers are reincarnated Norse gods.

Chris Regina, Syfy’s Senior VP of Programming, said, “We’re delighted to introduce quality New Zealand programming to the Syfy audience. A compelling blend of fantasy and comedy, this quirky series should resonate strongly with our viewers.”

What do you think? Does this sound like a fun show? Will you be giving it a try?

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HellcatM July 5, 2014 at 1:43 pm

This show was cancelled in New Zealand and was left open ended so is it worth watching? I don’t think Syfy would continue making this show if it does well, they may just give us season 3 which was the final season and left questions. I think it would just be frustrating to watch a show, like it to have it just end and not have a real ending.

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Prostate_Strangler April 29, 2014 at 10:19 am

Kiwi here, been watching since debut.

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Dave Smith October 14, 2013 at 2:03 pm

I have been watching this in Canada, where it has been airing for a while. But does anyone know if there is anything planned after Season 3, or is S3 the end of the series?

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Stephen September 29, 2013 at 5:36 pm

I love this show.

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WayneInNYC August 30, 2013 at 2:12 pm

Love, love, LOVE this fun, quirky (and just a little bit naughty) show from Down Under.

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