Will ‘The Magicians’ Come Back for Season 3 on Syfy?
It’s worth noting that the premiere of the second chapter of “The Magicians” that took place on Jan 25, 2017 on Syfy has been more than successful, given the fact that the viewing audience of the fantasy series increased for over 40% compared to its predecessor. It’s not surprising that the second season of “The Magicians” has received universal acclaim among critic and viewers. Though Syfy hasn’t announced yet any news concerning renewal, we’re confident that the fantasy series will be returning for a next chapter on Syfy. If you don’t want to miss the upcoming premiere, we suggest you to subscribe for our automatic notifications, and we’ll keep you informed.
Indeed, the indicators of the sophomore season of “The Magicians” are brilliant. Let’s take a look at the most valuable of them. An overall score of the fantasy series remains quite high. Currently, according to IMDb, “The Magicians” has a score of 7.5/10 based on over 17.600 user votes. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the second series of “The Magicians” has an average score of 7.86/10 and a 86% approval rating among critics, as well as 4.7/5 and a 100% approval rating among the viewers. Meanwhile, according to Metacritic, “The Magicians” Season 2 has a score of 74/100 among critics and 10/10! among the viewers.
The premiere of the second season of “The Magicians” has drawn 1.288 million viewers (+40.61% compared to previous season premiere) with a 0.52 demo rating (+100%!) among adults (18-49). For comparison, “The Magicians” Season 1 averaged a 0.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 0.775 million total viewers (live + same day).
“The Magicians” focuses on the adventures of Quentin Coldwater and his friends who attend Brakebills University, a secret school of magic. Here Quentin learns that the magical world described in his favourite childhood books is real and threatens mankind. In season two, “a group of unlikely heroes have been thrust into even more dangerous and unfamiliar territory, and must draw upon their novice skills to defeat a threat that could destroy the magical world itself,” according to Syfy. The TV series is created by Sera Gamble and John McNamara, who also serve as executive producers.
Renewal Potential and Notification of the Release Date (Season 3)
“The Magicians” Season 2 kicked off on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 9:00PM on Syfy, garnering about 1.3 million viewers, as well as the universal acclaim among critics and viewers. Syfy has yet to announce its decision on renewal or cancellation of the fantasy series. But it’s clear that “The Magicians” will return for a next season on Syfy, taking into account the statistics presented above. However, we would prefer to wait for the official announcement by Syfy anyway.
Fortunately, we’re able to inform you about the further updates of the fantasy series, as well as about “The Magicians” Season 3 release date. Stay tuned for updates. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
— The Magicians (@MagiciansSyfy) January 26, 2017