Reality series about fx makeup preps for fourth season

Syfy has picked up competition series “Face Off” up for a fourth season.

Third season of the show centered around the world of fx makeup is averaging 1.7 million viewers on Tuesdays, according to Nielsen. The fourth season is slated for 2013 and will feature guest appearances by Bryan Singer and Lightstorm’s Jon Landau.

“‘Face Off’ has proven itself as a quality, signature series for Syfy,” said Mark Stern, prexy of the cabler’s original content. “The success the series has achieved in its three seasons — from both a critical and ratings standpoint — establishes a strong foundation as we continue to build the momentum for season four.”

“Face Off” is produced by Mission Control Media, with Dwight D. Smith, Michael Agbabian and Derek Atherton exec producing.

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