Syfy is sticking with Wynonna Earp. This weekend, the network announced they’ve renewed the TV show for a third season.
The supernatural western stars Melanie Scrofano as Wynonna Earp, Wyatt Earp’s demon-fighting great-great-granddaughter, who inherited his abilities, as well as his legendary gun. The cast also includes Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon, and Dominique Provost-Chalkley.
A season renewal for Wynonna Earp is a little surprising given the show’s low ratings. Currently, season two is averaging a .12 rating in the 18-49 demo and only 517,000 viewers, making it one of Syfy’s lowest-rated shows for the 2016-2017 season.
Nevertheless, the series has a passionate fan base and Syfy recognizes that. Season three of Wynonna Earp is slated to debut in 2018.
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SAN DIEGO, CA – July 22, 2017 – Today, SYFY and IDW Entertainment announced the renewal of the breakout supernatural series WYNONNA EARP for third season, expected to premiere in 2018. The announcement was made during the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con, which was attended by cast members Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon, Dominique Provost-Chalkley, Katherine Barrell, Varun Saranga, Tamara Duarte, along with showrunner and creator Emily Andras and comic book creator Beau Smith. Moderated by UPROXX’s Donna Dickens, the cast revealed behind-the-scenes antics and more details about the biggest hidden secret of the season – writing in Melanie Scrofano’s real-life pregnancy, which made Wynonna Earp the first pregnant superhero. Die-hard Earpers got to see an exclusive trailer for the remainder of the season, and were surprised by the Season 3 renewal announcement made on stage by IDW Entertainment President, David Ozer.
“Fans have been passionately embracing WYNONNA EARP since its debut,” said Ozer. “SYFY recognized that passion and when coupled with superior writing, acting, directing and production values, saw that WYNONNA EARP was more than just a distinctly unique television series. We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with SYFY and look forward to another fun season of incredible entertainment with the cast and crew of WYNONNA EARP.”
“We are so excited have this strong female-led, witty action series return for another season and deliver something special to our passionate fans around the world,” added Andras.
Produced in Calgary by SEVEN24 Films and globally distributed by IDW Entertainment, WYNONNA EARP follows legendary lawman Wyatt Earp’s descendant, Wynonna (Scrofano) who inherits his mystical gun, Peacemaker. With it, Wynonna and her posse of dysfunctional allies must fight against supernatural beings and other paranormal occurrences in a raucous, whisky-soaked struggle to break her family’s demonic curse. Andras (LOST GIRL, KILLJOYS) developed the wildly imaginative series for television and serves as Executive Producer and Showrunner. SEVEN24’s Jordy Randall and Tom Cox serve as Executive Producers along with IDW CEO & Publisher Ted Adams and Ozer, as well as Todd Berger and Rick Jacobs.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Wynonna Earp? Are you glad it’s been renewed?