Wynonna Earp wins best sci-fi at People’s Choice Awards

The Calgary-shot western starring Melanie Scrofano beat out supernatural series like The Originals and The Expanse for the title.
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Wynonna Earp claimed the best sci-fi prize at the People’s Choice Awards on Sunday night.

Adapted for television by showrunner, writer and exec producer Emily Andras, Wynonna Earp bested other supernatural series like The Originals, SupernaturalShadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments and The Expanse in the category. The series, led by Melanie Scrofano, was the only Canadian TV show competing at the awards.

Based on author Beau Smith’s comics for IDW Publishing, Wynonna Earp follows a demon hunter (Scrofano) trying to fulfill her destiny and rid her town of otherworldly outlaws.

Season three of Wynonna Earp premiered on Bell Media’s Space and NBCUniversal’s SyFy this summer. Following its July debut, it was announced at San Diego Comic Con that the western would return for a fourth season, with filming set to begin in 2019.

Seven24 Films’ Jordy Randall and Tom Cox serve as exec producers, alongside IDW Entertainment’s founder and CEO Ted Adams and president David Ozer. Todd Berger and Rick Jacobs also exec produce, while Brian Dennis serves as a producer on the series. Seven24 Films produces the series in association with Space and Bell Media. IDW Entertainment holds worldwide rights.

Wynonna Earp stars Tim Rozon (Diggstown), Dominique Provost-Chalkley (The Carmilla Movie), Katherine Barrell (Workin’ Moms), Varun Saranga (Carter) and Greg Lawson (Heartland).