As most fans of Sanctuary likely know by now, the show has been cancelled by Syfy. The TV series ran for a total of 59 episodes over the course of four seasons.
Following the announcement, several people associated with the show commented on the news and were unanimous in their appreciation for the fans.
Craig Endler (senior VP and GM of Syfy): “Thank you to the amazing cast + crew for a great 4 seasons, and to our always awesome fans for their support!”
Mark Stern (Syfy president of original content): “We’re honored to have been part of this incredible series… It’s been an amazing ride and we look forward to our next project with Amanda Tapping, Martin Wood and Damian Kindler.”
Space (Canadian cable station): “Thank you to the cast and crew @SanctuarySeries for an amazing four seasons! We are so proud of this SPACE Original Series.”
Damian Kindler, Amanda Tapping and Martin Wood (executive producers): “We couldn’t be prouder of the four seasons we made on Sanctuary… We are very grateful for the opportunity and must acknowledge the wonderful work from our cast and crew, the support from our studio, the Beedie Group–who have been with us right from the start, the networks who worked so hard with us each week, and most of all the fans … we owe so much to the fans.”
Alan McCullough (writer): Thanks to all the cast and crew of #Sanctuary for 4 great years… And even bigger thanks to the fans!”
Damian Kindler (director/writer/executive producer): “Now that it’s official, thank you fans and viewers of @SanctuarySeries for the most incredible 4 years of my life. Solemn bow to you all.”
Amanda Tapping (Dr. Helen Magnus/executive producer): “To all the fans of @SanctuarySeries we love and adore you. Thank you for the love and support. Now to the long dark tea time of my soul. :(” She later followed that up with: “Wow! And wow! You guys are amazing. Your tweets are a great lift to my soul. Onward and upward!!! Xoxoxo”
Agam Darshi (Kate Freelander): “As many of you know Sanctuary has come to an end. Thank you for being loyal fans to the show, and for supporting me and my work. I am so very grateful to ALL of you. Big thanks to the Sanctuary team and to Syfy for embracing me and creating more of what TV needs: A strong kick ass female character. Let’s play s’more. xoxoxo”
Gillian Horvath (supervising producer): “Thanks for all the warm tweets! Two of the best years of my life. Did work to be proud of and made lifelong friends. #Sanctuary”
Ryan Robbins (Henry Foss): “Thank you for all the kind words & support. #Sanctuary was truly a life-changing experience for me. You were all very much a part of that.”
Robin Dunne (Dr. Will Zimmerman): “Thanks to our wonderful @SanctuarySeries fans for 4 years of love & support. You gave us a great life. See you on the next one. XO Will Z”
Chris Gauthier (Walter): “Goodbye and thank you @SanctuarySeries one of the best sets in Vancouver I’ve worked on! Thanks for having me! Truly a great experience! :(”
Pascale Hutton (Abby Corrigan): “Thank you to everyone for welcoming me into the @SanctuarySeries for the final two seasons. I will treasure the experience always.”
Robert Lawrenson (Declan Macrae): “Seriously touched by all the heartfelt messages from we’re getting. Said it before and will say it forever – Best Fans Ever! Thank you!!” He followed that up with: “A huge thank you to the phenomenal Sanctuary fans, cast, crew & producers for a wonderful run. Look back with pride and forward with spirit.”
What do you think about the cancellation? What would you say to the cast and crew of Sanctuary?
Love the show just re watched it all. It would be great if you brought it back. Now we have even better technology and so much more can be done with this series. The fans have voted bring it back. If you bring it back we will watch lol. Thank you so much for all your hard work. With much love Brian.
The cast and crew did a fantastic job. And like all awesome series, it left us far too soon. I would love to see a continuation!!!