Syfy has given an early Season 3 renewal to Resident Alien. The news comes courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter with the outlet noting the renewal comes three weeks ahead of the premiere of the show’s second half of Season 2.
Resident Alien stars Alan Tudyk as Harry, an extraterrestrial sent to Earth on a mission to destroy all humans. As it turns out, though, following a crash landing, he assumes the identity of a doctor and finds himself struggling to follow through on his mission. The series also stars Corey Reynolds, Elizabeth Bowen, Levi Fiehler, Meredith Garrettson, Alice Wetterlund, and Judah Prehn.
The Syfy series has proven to be a success for the network, averaging 2.3 million viewers per episode – that includes delayed viewing. Across all platforms, Syfy has revealed that Resident Alien manages to grow to nearly 11 million viewers.
The back half of Season 2 will hit Syfy on Aug. 10th. Audiences can stream new episodes of Resident Alien through the Syfy app or on Peacock the day after they air. As of now, the complete first season and the first eight episodes of Season 2 are now streaming on both platforms for those that need to catch up.