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Bitten: Season Two Coming to Syfy

Bitten TV show: season two on SyfyLast week, Bitten was renewed for a second season in Canada. Now, Syfy has announced that they will be airing the sophomore year as well. The 10 new episodes will run in the US sometime next year.

Here’s the press release:

SUPERNATURAL THRILLER “BITTEN” RETURNS TO SYFY FOR SECOND SEASON

10 ALL-NEW EPISODES TO AIR BEGINNING 2015

NEW YORK – May 30, 2014 – Syfy today announced that it has acquired the popular supernatural thriller Bitten for a second season, consisting of 10 all-new episodes. The series, from leading independent studio Entertainment One (eOne), will return to Syfy in 2015.

Said Chris Regina, Senior Vice President, Programming, Syfy: “Bitten is a fast-paced and edgy series which has found a growing and passionate fan base on our channel. We’re delighted to bring the series back to Syfy next year.”

Said Prentiss Fraser, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Acquisitions, eOne Television International: “We’re absolutely thrilled with the tremendous support and enthusiasm from fans across social media since the debut of Bitten. We look forward to working with the talented cast and crew on another compelling season and continuing our partnership with Syfy in bringing the series back to viewers in the U.S. next year.”

During its first season on Syfy, Bitten averaged 1.1 million total viewers based on Live +7 data.

Based on the Women of the Otherworld novels by #1 New York Times best-selling author Kelley Armstrong, Bitten stars Laura Vandervoort (Smallville, Ted) as Elena Michaels, the lone female werewolf in existence.

Bitten also stars Greg Bryk (A History Of Violence, Rookie Blue) as The Alpha pack leader Jeremy Danvers, Greyston Holt (Alcatraz, Durham County) as passionate pack enforcer Clayton Danvers, Steve Lund (Being Erica) as Nick Sorrentino and Michael Xavier (The Best Years) as Dr. Logan Jonsen.

Production on Season 2 will begin this summer in Toronto.

Bitten joins Syfy’s stable of popular international and domestic acquisitions that include Lost Girl, Continuum, the upcoming Spartacus (premiering June 26) and The Almighty Johnsons (July 11). Syfy co-productions Z-Nation (with The Asylum, airing this Fall 2014) and Olympus (with Reunion Pictures and Great Point Media, 2015) are presently shooting in Spokane, Washington and Vancouver, Canada.

Bitten is executive produced by J.B. Sugar (The Collector, Jpod) for No Equal Entertainment, John Barbisan, and Patrick Banister (Whistler) for Hoodwink Entertainment, and Tecca Crosby, John Morayniss, and Margaret O’Brien for Entertainment One (eOne). Daegan Fryklind (Motive, The Listener) is Showrunner. eOne is the worldwide distributor for the series.

Bitten is produced by No Equal Entertainment, Hoodwink Entertainment, and eOne in association with Space and Bell Media. Rebecca DiPasquale and Tom Hastings are Production Executives, Drama, Bell Media. Trish Williams is Director of Drama, Independent Production, Bell Media. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. Catherine MacLeod is Senior Vice-President, Specialty Channels and Bell Media Production. Phil King is President, CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming.

About Syfy

Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. (Syfy. Imagine Greater.)

About Entertainment One

The company’s comprehensive network extends around the globe including Canada, the US, the UK, Ireland, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Benelux, France, Germany, Scandinavia, South Africa and South Korea. Through established Entertainment and Distribution divisions, the company provides extensive expertise in film distribution, television and music production, family programming and merchandising and licensing. Its current rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 35,000 film and television titles, 2,800 hours of television programming and 45,000 music tracks. http://www.entertainmentonegroup.com/

About Bell Media Independent Production

Bell Media has commissioned some of Canada’s most-watched and most-acclaimed original programming, working with the best Canadian independent producers in the country. Hit CTV series include ratings success stories SAVING HOPE, THE LISTENER, and MOTIVE, the #1 new Canadian series of the 2012/13 season. Airing this summer are relationship comedy SATISFACTION and THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, a record-breaking Canadian-produced, complementary version of the hit international series. To premiere in the 2013/14 season are the drama series PLAYED, multi-cam office comedy SPUN OUT, and hit international format MASTERCHEF CANADA. Among the scripted series on Bell Media pay and specialty channels are the two-time Emmy-nominated hit DEGRASSI, the recently renewed ORPHAN BLACK, CSA-winning CALL ME FITZ, and upcoming dramas BITTEN and 19-2. Bell Media specialty channels are also home to reality series PANIC BUTTON and BRAVE NEW GIRL, game shows MATCH GAME and POP QUIZ, and factual series HIGHWAY THRU HELL, and CANADA’S WORST DRIVER, among others. So far in 2013, Bell Media has ordered 23 original Canadian series and put 52 projects into development.

What do you think? Do you plan on watching season two of Bitten?

 

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{ 82 comments… read them below or add one }

Gwen December 14, 2014 at 2:53 pm

Just try and stop me. I love this show and I am so glad it has been renewed.

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stephanie December 11, 2014 at 1:20 am

I can’t wait for it

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vicki December 11, 2014 at 10:30 pm

I ant wait to watch

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Virginia December 10, 2014 at 3:57 pm

Heck Ya! I plan to watch Bitten, I so can’t wait.

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Barbara Williams December 9, 2014 at 1:05 am

You bet both my husband and I will be right there for season (2) two of BITTEN!!!

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T December 3, 2014 at 4:02 pm

YES I WILL

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vicki December 11, 2014 at 10:31 pm

I cant wait to watch Bitten

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Jo December 1, 2014 at 4:01 am

When will we get it in Aussie

??????????

Nick and Clay need their shirts removed lol

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Jo December 1, 2014 at 4:00 am

Best show ever

Best books ever

Can’t wait x x o o

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Samantha November 25, 2014 at 1:14 pm

I love the show I’ve read the books it’s based off of and there fantastic and so is the show I can’t wait to see the season 2

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Sarah November 12, 2014 at 11:54 am

So excited that Bitten Is coming backkk.. I Can’t Wait. I never liked the syfy wolf sequels until I stumbled on this show and I immediately fell in love

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Beth Laforest November 10, 2014 at 8:11 am

I can’t wait for Bitten to return I love the show, it’s about time that someone made a show like this, for us older fans, everything else is about kids in high school. I hope this show gos on for many more seasons. I am a big fan of this show. I have watched it twice on Netflix and I still love it as much as I did the first time I seen this show.

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Starrett November 22, 2014 at 7:13 pm

My family can’t wait for Bitten to return with a new season, it is a great fresh new series.

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Gwen December 14, 2014 at 2:58 pm

Lol got you beat Beth. I have watched it 4 times now and like you the fourth time was just as good as the first.

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Ann November 3, 2014 at 11:40 pm

I can’t wait till it comes back; I love the show. I love Elena; she is a strong, independent woman.

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Nettie November 2, 2014 at 8:35 am

I can’t wait for Bitten to come back on. The last show was a cliff hanger
and I really want to see season 2. Bring it back please.

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