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Watch 1st 15 minutes of Syfy thriller 'Helix' now

Syfy has released the first 15 minutes of its new "Helix" online to give fans a taste of the thriller from "Battlestar Galactica" mastermind Ronald D. Moore.

"Helix" tells the story of a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control investigating a possible outbreak at a research facility in the Arctic. When the team arrives, they quickly learn that some weird science has been going on.

The series offers many familiar tropes, but manages to spin them into something completely horrifying and suspenseful. Each discovery brings new questions, which makes for great viewing. For my money, it's the most engaging show Syfy has done in quite some time.

Billy Campbell plays lead CDC scientist Alan Farragut. Other cast members include Kyra Zagorsky as Dr. Julia Walker, Jordan Hayes as Dr. Sarah Jordan, Hiroyuki Sanada as Dr. Hiroshi Hatake, Catherine Lemieux as Dr. Doreen Boyle, Neil Napier as  Dr. Peter Farragut, Mark Ghanime as Major Sergio Balleseros and Meegwun Fairbrother as Daniel Aerov.

"Helix" preimieres at 9 p.m. Jan. 10 on Syfy.

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