‘The Magicians’ Gets Renewed for a Second Season by Syfy!
Looks like fans will continue attending Brakebills College for Magical Padagogy next year, because Syfy has renewed The Magicians for another season!
According to Variety, The Magicians was renewed by Syfy for a sophomore season. The new season is set to air sometime in 2017, and will consist of 13 episodes.
The Magicians hasn’t aired half of season one yet, so news of its renewal shows the faith the network has in the TV series. For those of you who might not know, the fantasy series garners near to a million live viewers each week. It also averaged 1.7 million total viewers when three days of delayed viewing was taken into account. Those are impressive numbers for a new show.
The series is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Lev Grossman. It stars Jason Ralph as Quentin Coldwater, the protagonist; Stella Maeve as Julia Wicker, Olivia Taylor Dudley as Alice Quinn, Hale Appleman as Eliot Waugh, Arjun Gupta as William ‘Penny’ Adiyodi, and Summer Bishil as Margo Hanson. Sera Gamble and John McNamara serve as the creators, and it is produced by Mitch Engel.
Don’t forget to check out our coverage of the magic and danger filled TV show.
Syfy also renewed another one of its new shows The Expanse for a second season a few months back. The second season of The Expanse will also consist of 13 episodes and is set to air in 2017. The network seems determined to give its new shows a chance, and bring interesting content to viewers.
Do check out our coverage of The Expanse to see why we love it, and why you will too.
What did you think of Syfy renewing The Magicians for a second season? Are you enjoying the TV series? Let us know!
Farid has a Masters in Psychology and an M.Phil in Molecular Genetics. He is the author of numerous books including Arousing the Legacy, Missing in Somerville, The Game Master of Somerville, and The Escaped Murderer of Somerville. He gives us insight on comics, books, TV shows, anime/manga, video games, and movies.
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