Syfy has ordered season 2 of the sci-fi thriller series The Ark, created by Dean Devlin and Jonathan Glassner
Season 1 of the sci-fi thriller series The Ark will be wrapping up next week, when the last episode airs on Syfy on April 19th. But if you’ve been worried that the story is going to end there, we have some good news to share today: Syfy has officially ordered a second season of the show. The Ark season 2 is a go!
Executive producers and co-showrunners Dean Devlin and Jonathan Glassner told The Hollywood Reporter, “We couldn’t be more excited to get back into space with the crew of the Ark. Syfy continues to be an amazing partner and home for this series.“
The Ark is set 100 years in the future, aboard the first mission to colonize other planets and ensure the survival of humanity. The spacecraft Ark One encounters a catastrophic event causing massive destruction and loss of life. With more than a year left to go before reaching their target planet, a lack of life-sustaining supplies and loss of leadership, the remaining crew has to figure out a way to survive and stay on course.
The series stars Christie Burke, Richard Fleeshman, Reece Ritchie, Stacey Read, and Ryan Adams.
According to Syfy, 6.5 million people have watched “at least a few minutes” of the show over the course of its first season, either when episodes were airing on Syfy or when they caught them streaming on Peacock. Lisa Katz, the president of scripted programming at NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, had this to say about it: “The success of The Ark is just another example of delivering on a promise to provide a wide spectrum of quality shows across our linear, cable and streaming portfolios. Heading into space with Dean and Jonathan has truly been a trip worth taking, and we’re tremendously excited about how this otherworldly adventure will continue in season 2.“
Devlin and Glassner, who created the series, executive produce The Ark with Marc Roskin and Rachel Olschan-Wilson of Electric Entertainment. Jonathan English of Balkanic Media produces with Steve Lee.
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