Action, Drama, Science Fiction


In the near future, planet Earth is permanently altered following the sudden—and tumultuous—arrival of seven unique alien races. In the boom-town of Defiance, the newly-formed civilization of humans and aliens must learn to co-exist peacefully.

Season 1

Aired 9 years ago - Jul 08, 2013

The citizens of Defiance prepare to cast their votes for mayor; Nolan’s past violently rears its head; Irisa must decide whether or not to embrace her destiny.

Aired 9 years ago - Jul 01, 2013

Amanda’s mayoral campaign is threatened when Nolan is involved in an accident on the eve of the election, prompting the town to question Amanda’s decision to appoint him as Lawkeeper.

Aired 9 years ago - Jun 24, 2013

The town of Defiance is shocked when the remains of a leading businessman who went missing almost six years ago, are discovered hidden in the walls of the NeedWant.

Aired 9 years ago - Jun 17, 2013

A deadly plague threatens the town; racial tensions rise when the Irathients, who are immune to the virus, are quarantined.

Aired 9 years ago - Jun 10, 2013

Following the big storm, Nolan and Tommy find an American astronaut who has been in an induced sleep for the past several decades.

Aired 9 years ago - Jun 03, 2013

Interesting relationships develop when the residents of Defiance are forced to stay indoors as a threatening Razor Rain storm approaches. Meanwhile, visions lead Irisa to the Spirit Riders and Sukar, who has fallen under the influence of a strange and mysterious force.

Aired 9 years ago - May 20, 2013

An old war buddy catches up with Nolan at the same time a Castithan criminal with a history of violence enters the picture.

Aired 9 years ago - May 13, 2013

Irisa faces a threat from her past while Nolan and Amanda lead an expedition outside of Defiance.

Aired 9 years ago - May 06, 2013

Kenya is kidnapped, while Rafe moves a step closer to learning the truth about his son's death.

Aired 9 years ago - Apr 29, 2013

Irisa is forced to confront a disturbing power; at the same time, Defiance is invaded by a swarm of menacing Hellbugs.

Aired 9 years ago - Apr 22, 2013

Nolan and Datak clash over an ancient ritual, while the hunt for a killer is on.

Aired 9 years ago - Apr 15, 2013

The arrival of the mysterious Nolan and his charge Irisa to the town of Defiance marks a threat to the fragile peace that exists between the residents in the premiere of this futuristic drama, which is set in the year 2046, more than 30 years following a war between humans and aliens that left Earth forever changed.