Syfy Renews ‘Killjoys’ and ‘Dark Matter’ For Third Seasons

Syfy said it has renewed space-themed dramas Killjoys and Dark Matter for a third season.

Killjoys, which follows a trio of interplanetary bounty hunters, will air its second season finale tomorrow (Sept. 2), while Dark Matter – which centers on a crew who awaken on a spaceship with no memories of who they are or how they got there – will air its sophomore season finale Sept. 16.

Season three of Killjoys, produced by Temple Street Productions, and Dark Matter, from Prodigy Pictures, will launch in 2017.

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