‘The Expanse’ Gets Season 3 Renewal on Syfy
Despite the noticeable drop of the viewing audience (-41.13%) during the second season premiere of “The Expanse” that held on Feb 1, 2017 on Syfy, a sophomore season of the space opera has received the universal acclaim among critics and viewers. Thus, numerous fans probably wonder, whether or not we will see a third season of “The Expanse” on Syfy, and if this happens, when will its release date? On March 16, 2017, Syfy renewed “The Expanse” for a 13-episode third season. We suggest you to subscribe for our automatic notifications if you don’t want to miss the upcoming premiere.
Indeed, the major indicators of the current season of “The Expanse” were very strong, excepting may be just the viewership. Therefore, we had been estimating the odds of the sci-fi drama series to be renewed for a next season on Syfy as very possible. Let’s take a look at some statistics in order to find out why Syfy made this decision. Currently, according to IMDb, the space opera has a score of 8.2/10 based on over 26,400 user votes. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the current season of “The Expanse” has an average score of 9.0/10 and a 90% approval rating among critics, as well as a score of 4.8/5 and a 100% approval rating among the viewers. Meanwhile, according to the data presented by Metacritic, the second season of “The Expanse” has a score of 77/100 and 8.9/10 among critics/viewers, respectively.
The season premiere has gained 0.700 million viewers (-41.13% compared to previous season premiere), with a 0.25 demo rating (-24.24%) among adults (18-49). For comparison, “The Expanse” Season 1 averaged a 0.22 demo rating (18-49) with 0.703 million viewers.
Season 2 of “The Expanse” picks up when the interplanetary tensions at an all-time high, the cold war between Earth and Mars is on the brink of an all-out battle. The TV series is created by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, who also serve as executive producers.
Notification of the Release Date (Season 3)
“The Expanse” Season 2 kicked off on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 10|9c on Syfy, gaining 0.700 million viewers, as well as a brilliant reception by critics and viewers. Apparently, it was enough for Syfy, to pick up “The Expanse” for a next season. “The Expanse” Season 3 is set to premiere in 2018. But the exact date is unknown as of yet.
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