A cable drama that is rapidly approaching the end of its current season just got word that it will be back. Syfy announced a season three pickup for “The Magicians,” which will wind down its sophomore season on Wednesday, April 19.
The show, from Universal Cable Productions, received an order for 13 episodes.
“Hailed as ‘one of the best shows on TV’ by Wired, the series continues to buck industry trends, performing stronger in its second season than its first,” Syfy said in its announcement. “To date, Season 2 is up year over year across all key demos (P18-49 +15%, P18-34 +23%, P25-54 +9% and +6% among P2+), and has nearly doubled its freshman run in social engagements across platforms.”
The show stars Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Hale Appleman, Arjun Gupta, Summer Bishil, Rick Worthy and Jade Tailor. The series is executive produced by John McNamara, Sera Gamble, Chris Fisher and Groundswell Productions’ Michael London and Janice Williams.
Season three is scheduled to roll out in 2018.