SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 23, 2016) - SEVEN24 Films and IDW Entertainment, a subsidiary of IDW Media Holdings (OTC PINK: IDWM), today announced that Syfy has renewed Wynonna Earp for a second season. The announcement came during the Wynonna Earp panel at Comic Con International in San Diego where the full cast appeared as guests. The freshman series scored big with both critics and fans, becoming a hit on social media, spawning hashtags, and trending weekly with each new episode. It recently nabbed the E! News TV Scoop Award for Best New Series of 2016.
Developed by Showrunner and Executive Producer Emily Andras, the series stars Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon, Dominique Provost-Chalkley, and is based on the IDW Publishing comic book series created by Beau Smith.
"In just one season, Wynonna Earp has struck a chord with the fans," said IDW Entertainment President David Ozer. "We look forward to continuing this epic journey."
"I'm absolutely thrilled we have the opportunity to deliver more of our witty, female-led, kickass, diverse supernatural series to our passionate fan base around the world," said Emily Andras.
"The strong female characters in this series have turned viewers into passionate fans," said SEVEN24 Films' Jordy Randall. "We can't wait to see our amazing cast back in the roles that Emily has crafted for them."
SEVEN24's Jordy Randall and Tom Cox, IDW's Ted Adams and David Ozer, Banditos Yanquis' Todd Berger, and Circle of Confusion's Rick Jacobs will all serve as Executive Producers.
Season two is set to air on Syfy in 2017.
Emily Andras is represented by Jeff Alpern of The Alpern Group, Melanie Scrofano is represented by David Ritchie of Ambition Talent, Shamier Anderson is represented by Douglas Patterson of Patterson Talent Management, Tim Rozon is represented by Paul Hemrend at Edna Talent Management, and Dominique Provost-Chalkley is represented by David Ritchie of Ambition Talent and Meg Mortimer of Authentic Management.
IDW Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: IDWM) is a fully integrated media company, which includes publishing, games, entertainment, and the San Diego Comic Art Gallery.
IDW Publishing's comic book and graphic novel catalog includes some of the world's most popular entertainment brands, including Transformers, My Little Pony, Star Trek, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ghostbusters, and Disney's classic characters. At IDW's core is its commitment to creator-owned comics including 30 Days of Night, Locke & Key, Wormwood, Ragnarök, V-Wars, and Archangel by bestselling sci-fi author William Gibson.
IDW Publishing is also home to the acclaimed and award-winning imprints; Top Shelf, The Library of American Comics, Yoe! Books, and Artist Editions, showcasing the greatest original art ever published in American comic books.
IDW Games' diverse line-up includes the international phenomenon Machi Koro, as well as hit licensed games such as X-Files, Back to the Future, The Godfather, and TMNT.
IDW Entertainment currently serves as the worldwide distributor of Wynonna Earp airing on the Syfy Channel in the U.S. and is producing BBC America's Dirk Gently, based the best seller by Douglas Adams starring Elijah Wood and Sam Barnett, and Brooklyn Animal Control for USA Network.