Resident Alien will return for a third season with fewer episodes than expected. The upcoming season is supposed to have 12 episodes. However, according to recent updates, it will run for eight episodes instead.
On its debut in 2021, the UCP-produced Resident Alien was a hit for Syfy. It got a 94 percent score rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes. Also, the first half of Season 2 performed well, averaging 2.3 million viewers in L+7 and placing among the top 15 most-viewed cable series and top 5 most-watched cable dramas of the year. The second half of Season 2 saw a dramatic decline in the show’s ratings.
The series is an adaptation of a comic book of the same name from Dark Horse Comics. It centers on Harry, an alien who crash-landed on Earth with the covert goal of eradicating all humankind. It stars Alan Tudyk, Sara Tomko, Corey Reynolds, Alice Wetterlund, Levi Fiehler, Judah Prehn, and Elizabeth Bowen.
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About Resident Alien TV Show
SYFY SETS JAN. 26 FOR SEASON TWO LAUNCH OF "RESIDENT ALIEN" AND SERIES PREMIERE OF "ASTRID & LILLY SAVE THE WORLD"
New 9-11 P.M. Wednesday Block Starts with Return of Alan Tudyk Hit Series and Segues Into High School Set Monster Hunters Drama
"Resident Alien" Two-Part Season Books Midseason Finale for March 16 and Resumes this Summer
· Premieres Jan. 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on USA & SYFY (premiere simulcast only)
· Mid-season finale on March 16, continues with additional episodes in summer
· Ranks as the #1 new cable series in 2021 across all key demos as well as one of the top cable dramas of the year.
· Based on the Dark Horse comics, SYFY's "Resident Alien" follows a crash-landed alien named Harry (Alan Tudyk) whose secret mission is to kill all humans. In season two, Harry is once again stranded on Earth where he must confront the consequences of having failed his people's mission to destroy the human race. On his new quest to protect the people of Earth, Harry struggles to hold on to his alien identity as his human emotions grow stronger by the day. In an adventure that takes Harry and Asta (Sara Tomko) all the way to New York City, Asta brings Harry into the arms of someone he can call family. While back in Patience, Sheriff Mike (Corey Reynolds) and Deputy Liv (Elizabeth Bowen) find themselves closer to unraveling the mystery of Sam Hodges's murder.
· The series also stars Alice Wetterlund, Levi Fiehler and Judah Prehn.
· From UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with Amblin TV and Dark Horse Entertainment, "Resident Alien" was adapted to television by executive producer Chris Sheridan. Mike Richardson and Keith Goldberg of Dark Horse Entertainment, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank of Amblin TV, Robert Duncan McNeill, Christian Taylor and Nastaran Dibai also executive produce.
Based on the Dark Horse comic, SYFY's RESIDENT ALIEN follows Harry, an alien played by Alan Tudyk ("Rogue One," "Firefly") that crash lands on Earth and passes himself off as a small-town human doctor. Arriving with a secret mission to kill all humans, Harry starts off living a simple life... but things get a bit rocky when he's roped into solving a local murder and realizes he needs to assimilate into his new world. As he does so, he begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his mission and asking the big life questions like: "Are human beings worth saving?" and "Why do they fold their pizza before eating it?" Sara Tomko ("Once Upon A Time"), Corey Reynolds ("The Closer"), Alice Wetterlund ("Silicon Valley") and Levi Fiehler ("Mars") star as the big personalities of small-town Patience, Colorado.
From UCP, in association with Amblin TV and Dark Horse Entertainment, RESIDENT ALIEN was adapted to television by executive producer Chris Sheridan ("Family Guy"). Mike Richardson ("Hellboy") and Keith Goldberg ("The Legend of Tarzan") of Dark Horse Entertainment ("The Umbrella Academy"), and Justin Falvey ("The Americans") and Darryl Frank ("The Americans") of Amblin TV also executive produce. David Dobkin ("Wedding Crashers") executive produced and directed the pilot.
The stranded, curious alien known as Dr. Harry (Alan Tudyk) tends to patients in the sleepy town of Patience, Washington. Questions about the town's previous doctor arise when a strange briefcase is found leading to the crash of the alien vessel sent to destroy the Earth.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite TV shows. Discover and bookmark our cancelled shows 2021 list and renewed shows 2021-2022 database.
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