MTV Renews Teen WolfMTV announced they’ll be bringing the werewolf drama Teen Wolf back for a third season and they’ll be doubling the number of episodes served up to fans with a 24 rather than a 12 episode season. According to the network, not only is 24 the largest episode order they’ve ever given a scripted series, but Teen Wolf also becomes with the announcement the first scripted series to get a third season pick-up.
Commenting on the third season renewal, Head of MTV Programming David Janollari said, “Teen Wolf represents a terrific foray into the scripted world for the millennial MTV audience, and marks tremendous success in the continued diversification of our schedule. Renewing the show for a third season celebrates the creative vision of Executive Producer Jeff Davis and the remarkable talent of the cast who bring this bona fide fan favorite to life.”
The show’s the #1 series in its time period among teen viewers and, according to MTV, now ranks as the “#1 series across all TV in its time period among the key P12-34 demo, and draws 1.8 million total viewers each week.”
Teen Wolf is a sexy, suspenseful drama about transformation set against the backdrop of contemporary teen life, with a forbidden, romantic love story at its core. The series stars Tyler Posey as Scott McCall, Crystal Reed as Allison Argent, Dylan O’Brien as Stiles, Tyler Hoechlin as Derek Hale, Holland Roden as Lydia Martin and Colton Haynes as Jackson Whittemore.