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Syfy Renews Helix For Season 2

By on March 28, 2014
Neil Napier as Peter. Photo by: Philippe Bosse / Syfy.

Neil Napier as Peter. Photo by: Philippe Bosse / Syfy.

With a big finale just around the corner tonight, Syfy announced a renewal for Helix today.

The show follows the events surrounding a group of scientists from the Center for Disease Control who end up fighting for their lives as a sentient virus sweeps an Arctic base.

The renewal news came from Bill McGoldrick, EVP of Original Content.for Syfy.

Speaking in a statement earlier today McGoldrick said “Helix has built one of our most loyal and consistent audiences in its first season on Syfy. The incredibly talented writing and producing team have crafted a thriller that consistently delivered suspense, twists and high quality drama. We look forward to growing this passionate audience in what promises to be an even more memorable second season.”

The 13-episode second season will commence production later this year, with an eye towards a winter 2015 premiere. Since its premiere, Helix has averaged 2.1 million total viewers, 1.1 million Adults 25-54 and 1 million Adults 18-49.