While the news isn’t yet posted to the press site, Deadline reports the 12 Monkeys TV show has been renewed for a fourth and final season on Syfy. Additionally, season three will kick off in May, with all 10 episodes airing over three consecutive nights. Watch a trailer, below.
A sci-fi mystery, 12 Monkeys stars Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, Kirk Acevedo, Todd Stashwick, Emily Hampshire, and Barbara Sukowa. The drama series follows the journey of James Cole (Stanford), a man from 2043 sent back in time to stop a malevolent organization known as the Army of the 12 Monkeys from destroying the world. Christopher Lloyd is joining in the third season as charismatic cult leader Zalmon Shaw.
12 Monkeys Season Three Trailer
12 Monkeys TV Series on Syfy: A Look at the Ratings
The first season of 12 Monkeys averaged a 0.25 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 795,000 viewers, while the second season averaged a 0.12 rating and drew an average total audience of about 402,000 viewers. That’s down by 52.92% and 49.43, respectively.
What do you think? Should the 12 Monkeys TV show have been cancelled or renewed? Is season four a good time to end it, or is it too soon?