Syfy has officially renewed Defiance for a 13-episode third season, to air 2015.
Kevin Murphy will continue as exec producer/showrunner on the sci-fi drama’s third season.
Defiance Season 2 averaged 2.7 million viewers and 1.2 million adults 18-49 on Thursday nights, with seven days worth of DVR playback factored in.
Syfy also delivered good news to fans of its other apocalyptic sci-fi drama, renewing Dominion for Season 2.
UPDATED with official press release:
SYFY RENEWS DEFIANCE AND DOMINION
FROM UNIVERSAL CABLE PRODUCTIONS
BOTH ORIGINAL DRAMAS SLATED TO RETURN IN 2015