Syfy announced today it will not renew the George R. R. Martin based sci-fi/horror series NIGHTFLYERS for a second season.
A rep for the network confirmed today that Syfy will not be producing any additional episodes of the series.
The series co-produced by Netflix rolled out across multiple platforms this past December with 10 produced episodes. Reports are the series’ linear ratings were not that great despite several attempts to bolster the numbers.
The producers initially conceived the series as a multi-season endeavor but after the modest ratings of the first season, the brass decided it was better off to leave the show as a one-off limited series.
Set in the year 2093, Nightflyers, based on Martin’s novella, followed a team of scientists aboard The Nightflyer, the most advanced ship ever built, as they embark on a journey to find other life forms. Their mission takes them to the edge of the solar system, and to the edge of insanity, as they realize true horror isn’t waiting for them in outer space—it’s already on their ship. Eoin Macken, Ajala, Gretchen Mol, Jodie Turner-Smith, Angus Sampson, Sam Strike, Maya Eshet, and Brían F. O’Byrne starred.