Syfy Picks Up Defiance for Season 2

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Syfy has renewed Defiance for a second season.

The news comes about a month after the Defiance Season 1 premiere because the second most-viewed network opener of all-time among 18-49-year olds, as Syfy President Mark Stern said in a statement:

“Bringing the rich world of Defiance to life has been an incredible team effort. We couldn’t ask for better partners than [showrunner] Kevin Murphy, his amazing cast and crew, and Trion Worlds. We can’t wait to see where they take us in the second season.”

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Look for production on a 13-episode Season 2 to begin this August in Toronto and for fresh installment to air in 2014.

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Defiance Quotes

Tommy: [To Nolan] Come on, give me your wrists.
Nolan: You took too long, I got bored [handing Tommy the handcuffs]

Garrett: Tommy, I told you to watch him, not cuff him.
Tommy: He was armed.
Garrett: Now he's unarmed. See that patch on his shoulder? If he really wanted to hurt you, those cuffs wouldn't stop him.