Syfy officially renewed Channel Zero for season 2 to premiere in 2017


The release date for Channel Zero season 2 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Channel Zero season 2 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. Syfy has officially renewed the series for another season expected to debut in 2017. To get notified of the exact premiere date – subscribe for updates below.

About the show

Channel Zero is a US horror anthology TV series that was launched on October 11, 2016 on SyFy. It is created and executive produced by Nick Antosca with Max Landis and Craig William Macneill and produced by Eat The Cat, Wow! Max He Really Did It!!! UTMK, and Universal Cable Productions. The freshman season, “Candle Cove”, contains six episodes.

The concept of the series is to breathe new life into “creepypastas”, the viral internet urban legends. The plot of Candle Cove is based on Kris Straub`s Candle Cove and is built around Mike Painter (Paul Schneider), a child psychologist who comes back to his hometown in search of the truth regarding his twin brother`s disappearance in the 1980s along numerous other children. The missing children cases turn out to be connected to a disturbing children`s TV show that aired at the same time.

Reviews, viewership and renewal

Channel Zero was met with mostly positive reviews and decent ratings. The premiere episode drew 0.76 million viewers, although by the third episode only 0.55 million were tuning in. 7.5/10 on IMDb and 91% on Rotten Tomatoes are excellent signs of strong potential. The series has originally received a two-season order in 2015, and the second installment, The No-End House, is expected to air in 2017. It will also contain six episodes, and will introduce the story of Margot Sleator (Amy Forsyth), a young woman whose life becomes very different after her visit to the No-End House of horrors. Stay tuned and we will inform you when a second season of the thrilling creepypastas-based show gets a release date.

Season 1 recap

On November 15, 2016 SyFy`s new horror anthology series Channel Zero: Candle Cove has ended the broadcast of its first season, which aired to much praise from the viewers. The solidly frightening freshman installment contained six episodes, and was based on a popular creepypasta, an internet horror story. While the reviews from the fans of horror genre are mostly positive, noting the series` surreal perspective, subtle storyline, blood-chilling twists, smart writing and excellent performances, the numbers were not too impressive. Declining steadily throughout the season, viewership ratings slid from 0.76 million to 0.42 for the last episode. The season finale does not offer a happy ending, as Mike chooses to remain in Eddie`s parallel universe for good in order to prevent him from breaking free, which means Mike`s death on the outside, in the regular reality. Review aggregator scores are favorable to different extents, from 92% on Rotten Tomatoes to 75% on Metacritic and 7.3/10 on IMDb. The second season of Channel Zero, titled The No-End House is set to for release in 2017, so please stay tuned for more official info and a release date.

Channel Zero Season 2 Teaser

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