‘Resident Alien’ moves to USA with season 4 renewal

It’s official: Resident alien It has been renewed for a fourth season at NBCUniversal’s new home, USA Network, moving over from cable sibling Syfy.

As Deadline exclusively reported last month, the bizarre sci-fi comedy-drama was not likely to continue on Syfy, with a move to USA being the most viable option to get a fourth season with a significant budget cut. The move gives USA a second new scripted series, joining the recently picked up legal drama Rain maker As the original scripted and thriving brand returns to the scene with a roster influenced by the network’s glorious “Blue Sky” era that spanned most of the 2000s and early 2000s.

With the move to USA, NBCU is looking to reveal Resident alien For a wider audience, the possibility of a crossover has been hinted at with the series’ successful run on Netflix. The first season reached the top 10 English-language series worldwide within the first five weeks of its release.

Season 3 of Resident alien Total viewers reached 3.3 million (+4% vs. S2) and 1 million in the 18-49 demo (+36% vs. S2) across all platforms through 35 days. Like Season 3, Season 4 will be available on NBCU’s streaming device Peacock, with plans for future windows still being made.

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There is no information yet on the future of the only current original scripted series in the USA, chucky, It is shared with Syfy. The last written list is also included Reginald the Vampire As well as the Canadian co-production SurrealEstate.

Inspired by Dark Horse comics, Resident alien It follows a crash-landed alien named Harry (Alan Tudyk), whose secret mission is to kill all humans. In Season 3, Harry vows to work with General MacAllister to rid Earth of Gray aliens, a task made more difficult when he discovers that Gray hybrid Joseph has taken a job in the city as the new deputy. Additionally, Harry struggled to balance work and his personal life when he first fell in love.

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The series also stars Sarah Tomko, Corey Reynolds, Alice Wetterlund, Levi Fiehler, Elizabeth Bowen, Judah Prehn and Meredith Garretson.

resident alien, Well-reviewed, with its first two seasons averaging 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, it was adapted for television by executive producer Chris Sheridan, who has served as showrunner since the series’ launch and remains at the helm for the upcoming fourth season. . Dark Horse Entertainment’s Mike Richardson and Keith Goldberg, Amblin TV’s Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank, and Nastaran Depay also serve as executive producers.

The series is produced by UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with Amblin TV and Dark Horse Entertainment.

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