Friday, July 8, 2016

Syfy Cancels 'Hunters' After One Season

Syfy has cancelled its original drama series Hunters after one season, it was announced today. The drama will air its final episode on Monday, July 11.

Based on Whitley Strieber's best-selling novel Alien Hunter, the drama followed Flynn Caroll who, after his wife mysteriously goes missing, is determined to prove his innocence and find her. His search leads to evidence that dangerous alien cells are living among us, and the U.S. government has a secret organization in place to thwart their terrorist efforts.

The cast included Nathan Phillips, Britne Oldford, Mark Coles Smith, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Laura Gordon, Shannon Berry, Gareth Davies, Sarah Peirse, Edwina Wren and Julian McMahon.

Natalie Chaidez (12 Monkeys) created the drama. She served as executive producer with Gale Anne Hurd and Emile Levisetti. Universal Cable Productions and Valhalla Entertainment produced.

The series debuted in April 2016 to dismal reviews. The premiere was seen by only 540,000 total viewers. The first season has an average of 316,000 total viewers.