Zombie drama Z Nation has come to an end, Syfy has confirmed. The show, which lasted five seasons, is about a group of survivors going across the country with a possible cure for the zombie apocalypse going on. The holder of the cure, a zombie-human hybrid named Murphy, is not entirely cooperative.
The Z Nation cast includes Russell Hodgkinson, Anastasia Baranova and Kellita Smith. Keith Allan plays Murphy.
The show, created by Karl Schaefer, premiered in September 2014 and the final season began in October 2018.
Syfy is part of NBCUniversal.
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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