The premiere of superhero drama Alphas gave Syfy its best Monday time period audience for scripted programming in 10 years.
The July 11 series debut of Alphas, about a group of individuals with special abilities who work for the government, drew 2.5 million viewers in the 10 p.m. hour, according to Nielsen. That ranked as Syfy's most-watched series debut since 2009, according to network officials. Alphas also netted 1.2 million viewers in the key 18 to 49 demo and a 1.84 cable household rating.
Earlier, the season premieres of Eureka grabbed 2.0 million viewers (893,000 in the demo) and Warehouse 13 snagged 2.3 million viewers (1.0 million in the demo).