TV: Syfy’s Helix to return for a second season





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With the finale of Helix Season 1 concluding last night, it’s been announced that the TV series will return for a second season, due to be aired in the Winter 2015! Check out the press release below for more information.

Helix is executive produced by Battlestar Galactica’s Ron Moore, and Cameron Porsandeh is the series creator. The cast from Season 1 included Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Jordan Hayes, and Jeri Ryan.

For more info on the TV series, check out “Helix” on Syfy.com, “like” “Helix” on Facebook, and follow “Helix” on Twitter.

Press Release:

“Helix,” Syfy’s chilling scripted drama, has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by Bill McGoldrick, EVP, Original Content, Syfy. The 13-episode second season will commence production later this year with an eye towards a winter 2015 premiere.

Said McGoldrick, “’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.”

“Helix” premiered on January 10, 2014, as the top cable scripted entertainment program in the time period, helping Syfy rank as the #2 cable entertainment network among both Adults 25-54 (1.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.3 million). Since its premiere, “Helix” has averaged 2.1 million total viewers, 1.1 million Adults 25-54, and 1 million Adults 18-49.

“Helix” is executive produced by Ronald D. Moore (“Battlestar Galactica,” “Outlander”); Steven Maeda (“Lost,” “The X-Files”), who is also showrunner; and Lynda Obst (Contact, Sleepless in Seattle). The series is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Kaji Productions, and Lynda Obst Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television.

“Helix,” which was created by co-executive producer Cameron Porsandeh and features Billy Campbell (Killing Lincoln, “The Killing”), Hiroyuki Sanada (The Wolverine, 47 Ronin), Kyra Zagorsky (“Supernatural”), and Mark Ghanimé (“Emily Owens, M.D.”) as well as guest stars Jordan Hayes (House at the End of the Street), Meegwun Fairbrother, and Neil Napier (Riddick), will air its Season One finale TONIGHT, March 28th, at 10pm.

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