13 more episodes for 2012
Syfy has renewed its new superhero show Alphas for a second season of 13 episodes in 2012, reports TVLine .
The show premiered in July and has averaged 3.3 million viewers per week (with time shifts included).
“Alphas’ smart, innovative approach to a superhero franchise has clearly caught on with our audience,” Mark Stern, Syfy’s president of original content, says of the pick-up. “From the first-rate writing to the outstanding cast lead by David Strathairn, we’re very proud of what was achieved in its first season and look forward to seeing this series fulfill even more of its creative potential in a second season.”