Is the Americanized version of Being Human better than it’s UK counterpart? Meh, probably not, but hey, the Americans try. I for one, think it’s good stuff. The show, which is about a werewolf, a vampire and a ghost cohabitating and trying their darnedest to live and act like “normal people”, effectively examines the human condition. With emotionally besieged characters and topics that are heavy and complex, you couldn’t ask for better Emo Sci-Fi.
Anyway, the strangest set of roommates ever—vampire Aidan (Sam Witwer), werewolf Josh (Sam Huntington) and ghost Sally (Meaghan Rath)—will continue trying to live normal lives (or afterlives) in a Boston brownstone, because Syfy announced today that the hit series will be back for a third season.
The press release announcing Being Human‘s renewal touts the show’s strong showing with the female audience (the best ever for a Syfy series) as a big selling point, as well as the continued general growth in viewership between the first and second seasons. Mark Stern, President of Original Content at Syfy, had this to say:
“With the success of season two, Being Human has become a premier destination for Syfy viewers,” said Stern. “Jeremy Carver and Anna Fricke have taken this series to new heights this year and we’re excited to see where the third season will go.”
I, for one, am stoked. How do the rest of you feel?