Eureka fans are understandably upset with Syfy but there’s good news for those who enjoy Warehouse 13. The cable channel has officially renewed the TV series for a fourth season. There’s no word on how many episodes have been ordered or the airdates but the past two years have had 13 installments each and kicked off in July.
Season three of Warehouse 13 is expected to have its fall finale on October 3rd, leaving one more episode for the holidays.
Here’s the press release from Syfy:
SYFY’S “WAREHOUSE 13″ RENEWED FOR 4TH SEASON IN 2012
CHANNEL’S MOST WATCHED SERIES IN HISTORY CONTINUES RATINGS MOMENTUM, RISING 15% AMONG ADULTS 18-49 IN SEASON THREE
NEW YORK – August 12, 2011 – The Warehouse will be open for business again next year! Warehouse 13, Syfy’s most watched series ever, has been renewed for a fourth season and will return in 2012, it was announced today by Mark Stern, President, Original Content, Syfy, and Co-Head, Original Content, Universal Cable Productions.
Said Stern: “Under Executive Producer Jack Kenny’s leadership, this superlative team of writers, cast, and crew continue to turn out a series that only gets better and better with every episode. Warehouse 13 is deservedly the most popular series in our history and we’re delighted to renew it for a fourth season.”
In the two weeks of Live + 7 data, Warehouse 13 is up vs. season 2’s averages in all key metrics including gains of +15% in Adults 18-49, +5% in Adults 25-54 and +4% in total viewers.
Through Season 3’s first five episodes, including all available DVR playback, Warehouse 13 has snagged, bagged and tagged 3.17 million total viewers, including 1.69 million Adults 25-54 and 1.53 million Adults18-49, while averaging a 2.3 HH rating.
The most successful series in Syfy history, Warehouse 13 follows a team of government agents who work at a massive, top-secret storage facility in windswept South Dakota which houses every strange artifact, mysterious relic, fantastical object and preternatural souvenir ever collected by the U.S. government. The Warehouse’s caretaker Artie Nielsen (Saul Rubinek) charges Pete Lattimer (Eddie McClintock), Myka Bering (Joanne Kelly), aspiring agent Claudia Donovan (Allison Scagliotti) and newcomer Steve Jinks (Aaron Ashmore) with chasing down reports of supernatural and paranormal activity in search of new objects to cache at the Warehouse, as well as helping him to control the Warehouse itself. CCH Pounder plays the Warehouse’s mysterious caretaker, Mrs. Frederic.
Warehouse 13 is produced for Syfy by Universal Cable Productions. Jack Kenny (The Book of Daniel) is executive producer and showrunner.
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 more than 99 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)
Universal Cable Productions creates quality content across multiple media platforms for USA, Syfy and other networks. A leader in innovative and critically acclaimed programming, UCP is the studio behind USA’s Royal Pains, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Psych, In Plain Sight, Covert Affairs, Fairly Legal and Suits, along with Syfy’s Eureka, Warehouse 13 and Alphas. The studio is also producing Against the Wall for Lifetime and I Just Want My Pants Back for MTV. UCP is a division of NBCUniversal.
What do you think? Are you looking forward to the fourth season? What would you like to see happen?
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