Sharknado’s debut on July 11 lead to one of the biggest social media maelstroms in cable television history, with 5,000 tweets a minute about the programme being sent at its peak.
Interest in Syfy’s Original Movie strand has since exploded with numerous news outlets and programmes interviewing its management team and NBCUniversal-owned channel is taking advantage of the buzz by running Ghost Shark on August 22 at 9pm during its Original Movie Month.
Ghost Shark tells the story of a shark comes back to haunt humanity as a ghost after being tortured and killed by a fisherman. It comes from Active Entertainment (Swamp Shark), with Griff Furst directing.
Syfy is to re-air Sharknado this coming Thursday.