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Syfy's 'Bitten' renewed for Season 2

Cast of Syfy's 'Bitten.'
Cast of Syfy's 'Bitten.'

Syfy announced Friday (May 30) that it has renewed Canadian series "Bitten" for Season 2, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The cable network has picked up 10 new episodes of the supernatural drama that centers on Elena Michaels (Laura Vandervoort), the lone female werewolf in existence who abandons her pack and takes refuge in a new city, where she works as a photographer and hides her werewolf existence from her boyfriend.

The second season of "Bitten" will air on Syfy and the Canadian TV network Space starting in 2015. Production on Season 2 begins this summer in Toronto. The show's first season averaged 1.1 million total weekly viewers on Syfy.

“Bitten' is a fast-paced and edgy series which has found a growing and passionate fan base on our channel. We’re delighted to bring the series back to Syfy next year," said Chris Regina, senior vp programming at Syfy, in a statement.

Added Prentiss Fraser, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Acquisitions of eOne Television International, which is handling worldwide sales of "Bitten": “We’re absolutely thrilled with the tremendous support and enthusiasm from fans across social media since the debut of ‘Bitten.’ We look forward to working with the talented cast and crew on another compelling season and continuing our partnership with Syfy in bringing the series back to viewers in the U.S. next year.”

"Bitten" co-stars Greg Bryk, Greyston Holt and Michael Xavier. The series is based the “Women of the Otherworld” novels by New York Times best-selling author Kelley Armstrong.