Syfy has renewed its freshman drama series Alphas for a second season, the network announced Wednesday.
The series, which features a team of superhuman investigators, has averaged 3.3 million total viewers since its July 11 launch, according to Nielsen live+seven-day DVR data.
"Alphas' smart, innovative approach to a superhero franchise has clearly caught on with our audience," said
Mark Stern, president of original content, Syfy, and co-head of original content, Universal Cable ProductionsStern. "From the first-rate writing to the outstanding cast lead by David Strathairn, we're very proud of what was achieved in its first season and look forward to seeing this series fulfill even more of its creative potential in a second season."