Steampunk Series Riese Now Live on SyFy

Happy Tuesday, steampunk fans! As promised earlier this month, episode 1 of the independent web series Riese relaunched today on, just one step in the process towards a potential television adaptation. Re-edited in collaboration with SyFy, the new version is narrated by Amanda Tapping.

Riese Back Soon on SyFy, Plus Felicia Day iPhone Game

The steampunk web series Riese, which will be relaunched on within the next month, is getting even more cross-platform than before, thanks to a iPhone/iPod Touch game to feature narration by Felicia Day, a potential series of novels, and just maybe a TV adaptation.

SyFy Acquires Steampunk Series Riese For Web and TV

Another win for independent production: The Canadian steampunk fantasy Riese has been picked up by the channel formerly known as Sci-Fi — both for online distribution and development for a potential broadcast series.

It’s a deal that unavoidably draws comparison to the one for Sci Fi’s previous web-to-TV acquisition Sanctuary, which was watched by 2.7 million when it premiered and was recently renewed for a 3rd season. Read More about SyFy Acquires Steampunk Series Riese For Web and TV