Syfy Renews Killjoys and Dark Matter for Second Seasons

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Syfy has made a couple of renewal announcements.

First, the network confirms it is bringing Killjoys back for a second season.

The drama averaged 1.5 million viewers in its first season.

“We couldn’t be more excited to bring back Killjoys and its stellar cast to audiences across the U.S.,” said David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg, co-Presidents of Temple Street Productions and Executive Producers of Killjoys.

“We look forward to working with the team at Syfy for a thrilling second season."

The cable network also picked up Dark Matter for a second season, with Chris Regina, Senior Vice President, Program Strategy, saying via statement:

“With its mysterious premise and fascinating characters, Dark Matter has built an incredibly loyal, passionate and engaged fan base.

"We look forward to another out-of-the-world season from this talented creative team.”

Both shows will air 13-episode seasons in 2016.

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Killjoys Quotes

Dutch: Got any low level warrants I can knock out fast? Level 2s or 3s?
Bellus: Sure repos, transpos but shouldn't you concentrate on finishing your active warrant?
Dutch: What active warrant?
Bellus: The Level 5 warrant you signed on for twelve hours ago; one Kobee Andras.
Dutch: Bellus, Level 5s are kill work. I don't do those.

Dutch: Six years of working together, he's never wanted some 'me' time... Nah something's up.
Pree: Dutch, you work together, live together, do everything but sleep together and you're worried that he wants a little time apart. Bitch, how charming do you think you are?
Dutch: I know when Johnny's lying, Pree.