Syfy is not done with their time-travel epic just yet! The network announced on Thursday that they will be renewing 12 Monkeys for a second season.
Along with the renewal announcement, Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett will step up as showrunners of the series. Current showrunner Natalie Chaidez will be heading up her own series, Hunters, for Syfy.
“We are absolutely committed to 12 Monkeys, and have been incredibly impressed by the outstanding critical and audience praise the series has earned,” said Dave Howe, Syfy President. “The talent both on and off-screen have delivered a series that has us all on the edge of our seats, providing exactly the smart, exciting storytelling Syfy is known for.”
Jeff Wachtel, President and Chief Content Officer, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, added, “12 Monkeys is a show that has exceeded expectations at every stage. It’s had a great first season creatively, and is building a dedicated audience. We can’t wait to see where – and when! – Terry and Travis will take us next.”
12 Monkeys airs Fridays at 9PM ET/PT; the season one finale will air Friday, April 10.