Syfy's newest original series will premiere next week not through the cable channel's television network, but on Xbox Live. Nuclear Family is Syfy Digital's third original series and will debut October 1 through Xbox Live, with later releases following via other online channels October 15.
The show stars Corin Nemec (Stargate SG-1), Kinsey Packard (Sleeper Cell), Ray Wise (Mad Men), and Sharon Lawrence (Desperate Housewives). Its story follows a family's efforts to survive in a lawless society captained by a figure known as The Man. The family is also searching for their lost child, who has gone missing following the events of an unexplained explosion.
Nuclear Family will be available through Syfy's Xbox Live app, which requires a Gold subscription. The app also houses other content in high-definition, including the channel's catalog of programming (Battlestar Galactica, Eureka, Paranormal Files, and others), as well as behind-the-scenes videos, and clips.