Cameras roll on Killjoys season three

Season two of the Space original, from showrunner Michelle Lovretta, reached an average of 1.1 million viewers per week.

Production is underway in Toronto on season three of Space original sci-fi series, Killjoys.

The 10-episode hour-long show, which was created by showrunner Michelle Lovretta, is set to return to Space and U.S. net Syfy later this year, though a specific premiere date has yet to be set. Killjoys is produced by Temple Street, a division of Boat Rocker Studios, in association with Space and Syfy.

Season two was a hit for Space, reaching an average audience of 1.1 million viewers per week in its initial run. The Sept. 2 finale reached an audience of 407,000 (2+) during its Friday at 9 p.m timeslot, according to Numeris data provided by Bell Media.

Killjoys follows a trio of bounty hunters who travel the galaxy searching for criminals. Leads Hannah John-Kamen (Black Mirror), Aaron Ashmore (Regression) and Luke MacFarlane (Brothers & Sisters) all return for the third season, along with Thom Allison (Kim’s Convenience), Sean Baek (The Art of More) and Patrick Garrow (Pure). Joining the cast are Kelly McCormack (Defiance), Karen LeBlanc (Motive), Ted Atherton (The Expanse) and Prince Amponsah (The Entertainer).

Killjoys is executive produced by Michelle Lovretta (Lost Girl), David Fortier, Ivan Schneeberg, and Karen Troubetzkoy. Co-executive producers are Stefan Pleszczynski, Trish Williams, and Adam Barken. Lena Cordina produces. Led by Lovretta, writers on the series are Adam Barken, Julie Puckrin, Andrew DeAngelis, Niko Troubetzkoy, Julian Doucet, Ashley Park, Derek Robertson, and Vivian Lin.