9:48am PT by Philiana Ng
Syfy Renews 'Haven' for Third Season
Syfy is bringing back Haven.
The supernatural series has been given a 13-episode order for the third season, to premiere in 2012. Haven, based on Stephen King's The Colorado Kid launched in the summer of 2010 and stars Emily Rose and Eric Balfour.
“The superb cast, led by Emily Rose, Eric Balfour and Lucas Bryant, along with the terrific production team, delivered a successful season in both critical acclaim and rising viewership," said Mark Stern, president of original content at Syfy and co-head of original content at UCP. We’re very excited to see this compelling series return for a third season of supernatural intrigue in 2012.”
Haven has done decent ratings business, hovering around the 1.8 million total viewers mark for its second season, which began earlier this summer.
The show centers on FBI agent Audrey Parker (Rose) who arrives in the town of Haven, Maine to solve the murder of a local ex-con, but she soon discovers that the city is a refuge for people with supernatural abilities.
Haven is executive produced by John Morayniss, Noreen Halpern, David MacLeod, Lloyd Segan, Shawn Piller, Scott Shepherd, Matt McGuinness, Sam Ernst and Jim Dunn.