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Syfy Acquires ‘Bitten’ for Season 2

Syfy has acquired “Bitten” for season two, the cabler announced Friday.

The series, hailing from Entertainment One, will return to Syfy in 2015 with 10 new episodes.

Chris Regina, Senior Vice President of Programming for Syfy, said of the pickup, “’Bitten’ is a fast-paced and edgy series which has found a growing and passionate fan base on our channel. We’re delighted to bring the series back to Syfy next year.”

Said Prentiss Fraser, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Acquisitions, eOne Television International: “We’re absolutely thrilled with the tremendous support and enthusiasm from fans across social media since the debut of ‘Bitten.’ We look forward to working with the talented cast and crew on another compelling season and continuing our partnership with Syfy in bringing the series back to viewers in the U.S. next year.”

“Bitten” averaged 1.1 million total viewers during its first season run on Syfy, based on Live +7 data. Production on season two begins this summer in Toronto.

“Bitten” is based on the “Women of the Otherworld” novels by New York Times best-selling author Kelley Armstrong, and stars Laura Vandervoort as Elena Michaels, the lone female werewolf in existence. The series also stars Greg Bryk, Greyston Holt, Steve Lund and Michael Xavier.

“Bitten” is among a number of Syfy’s international and domestic acquisitions, which include “Lost Girl,” “Continuum,” the upcoming basic cable premiere of “Spartacus” (bowing June 26) and “The Almighty Johnsons” (July 11).

The series is executive produced by J.B. Sugar for No Equal Entertainment, John Barbisan, and Patrick Banister for Hoodwink Entertainment, and Tecca Crosby, John Morayniss, and Margaret O’Brien for Entertainment One. “Bitten” is produced by No Equal Entertainment, Hoodwink Entertainment, and eOne in association with Space and Bell Media. Daegan Fryklind serves as showrunner. eOne is the worldwide distributor for the series.

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