Ahead of tomorrow's awesome season finale (I've seen it), it's announced that Krypton has been renewed for a Season 2 on SYFY.
Find¬†the official announcement below.
Check out a five minute preview for the Krypton Season 1 finale, which airs tomorrow night at 10pm EST:¬†
SYFY RENEWS ‚ÄėKRYPTON‚Äô AHEAD OF ITS MAY 23 FIRST SEASON FINALE
From Warner Horizon Scripted Television and Based on DC Characters,
KRYPTON Debuted as SYFY‚Äôs Best Series Premiere in More Than 3 Years
Universal City, CA -- May 22, 2018 -- SYFY today announced a second season pickup of¬†KRYPTON, the untold Superman story based on DC characters from Warner Horizon Scripted Television.¬†KRYPTON, which has averaged 1.8 million viewers L3 per week to date, is SYFY‚Äôs most-watched debut season among total viewers for an original series since¬†Ascension¬†in 2014, and the most-watched season for any scripted series on the network since¬†Defiance¬†in 2015. With the can‚Äôt-miss Season 1 finale airing this¬†Wednesday, May 23 at 10/9c,KRYPTON‚Äôs second season is expected to return in 2019.
KRYPTON¬†is set two generations before the destruction of Superman‚Äôs home planet. The series follows Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe), the legendary Man of Steel‚Äôs grandfather, as a young man who is faced with a life and death conflict ‚Äď save his home planet or let it be destroyed to restore the fate of his future grandson. In Season 1, with Krypton‚Äôs leadership in disarray and the House of El ostracized, Seg found himself in a difficult position: redeem his family‚Äôs honor and protect the ones he loves, while being challenged by familiar DC characters Brainiac and Earthly time-traveler Adam Strange.
With this pickup,¬†KRYPTON¬†joins an upcoming SYFY lineup that includes returning originals¬†HAPPY!¬†starring Christopher Meloni and Patton Oswalt and returning for a second season in 2019; the hit fantasy series¬†THE MAGICIANS, which was greenlit for a fourth season for 2019; the acclaimed¬†12 MONKEYSseries, set to air its fourth season story conclusion this June; and the¬†CHANNEL ZERO¬†horror anthology series, which is set to air its fourth installment this fall. Upcoming new originals include the Fall 2018 space thriller¬†NIGHTFLYERS, based on author George R.R. Martin‚Äôs novella, and¬†DEADLY CLASS, based on the critically acclaimed Image Comics graphic novel of the same name.
Based on characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster,¬†KRYPTON¬†is from Warner Horizon Scripted Television and is executive produced by David S. Goyer (‚ÄúMan of Steel,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúBatman v Superman: Dawn of Justice‚ÄĚ) through his Phantom Four banner, alongside Cameron Welsh, who serves as showrunner.
Viewers can catch up on¬†KRYPTON¬†at SYFY On Demand, which includes¬†SYFY.com¬†and the SYFY App.