Midway through its daring third season, Showcase orders a fourth season of the homegrown smash hit,Lost Girl. Boasting giant ratings, the Canadian original series begins production on season four this spring, set to air late 2013. Season three continues with new episodes Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Consistently delivering stellar ratings, Lost Girl has become a cornerstone series for Showcase and a top-rated specialty drama in Canada. During its first season run, Lost Girl ranked as the number one series on the channel (A25-54) and was the number one scripted series across all specialty channels (A25-54).The sophomore season maintained a strong performance, seeing a 5% audience growth across the 2+, A18-49, and M25-54 demos over season one, and ranked the number one program on Showcase. Un’fae’zed by the competition, Lost Girl trended worldwide on Twitter the night of the season three premiere winning its 9pm timeslot for specialty dramatic programming across multiple key demos, and delivered a top 3 performance for the night. Since the season three premiere began, Lost Girl remains the number one specialty program from 9-10pm on Sundays (A25-54 and 18-49)*.
“Lost Girl remains an anchor series for Showcase, and with its sharp writing and palpable cast chemistry, it has amassed a fan following second-to-none,” said Barbara Williams, Senior Vice President, Content, Shaw Media. “We are delighted to bring fans another season of the series and can’t wait to see where the creative team takes the story next.”
“Bo’s world is going to be turned upside down. Her beliefs will be challenged and her allegiances will be questioned. Fans can look forward to a roller coaster ride,” said Jay Firestone, Executive Producer, Prodigy Pictures.
Lost Girl follows supernatural seductress Bo (Anna Silk), atough yet loveable Succubus who feeds off sexual energy.After realizing she is one of the Fae creatures of legend and folklore who live among humans, Bo refuses to choose an allegiance to either the Dark or Light Fae clans, leading her on a personal path of discovery. In a season full of twists and turns, viewers can watch the vigorous drama unfold in the season three finale slated to air Sunday, April 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Rounding out the cast is Gemini Award-winner Ksenia Solo (Life Unexpected; Black Swan) as Bo’s human confidante and street-smart survivor, Kenzi; Kris Holden-Ried (Ben Hur, The Tudors, Underworld 4) as the Fae homicide detective competing for Bo’s affection, Dyson; Zoie Palmer (The Guard, Instant Star, XIII) as a human doctor and Bo’s current love interest, Lauren; Rick Howland (Billable Hours, Murdoch Mysteries) as the mysterious tavern owner, Trick; and K.C. Collins (Owning Mahowny, Doomstown) as a handsome male “Siren” and acting Ash, Hale. Season three welcomed new cast member Rachel Skarsten (The Vow, Flashpoint) and features guest star Linda Hamilton (The Terminator, Beauty and the Beast).
Lost Girl was developed by Prodigy Pictures, in association with Shaw Media and Showcase. Executive Producers are Jay Firestone, Emily Andras, Paul Rapovski, and Plato Fountidakis. Vanessa Piazza is Producer, and the series is produced by Wendy Grean.
Lost Girl is produced with the participation of the Canadian Media Fund created by the Government of Canada and the Canadian cable industry, and with the assistance of the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit and the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit Program.
Lost Girl is produced by Prodigy Pictures in association with Shaw Media.
*Source: Lost Girl Season 1 BBM Canada, PPM data 9/12/2010-12/12/2010, Lost Girl Season 2 BBM Canada, PPM data 9/4/2011-4/1/2012, BBM Canada, PPM data 8/29/2011-4/1/2012, Lost Girl Season 3 BBM Canada, PPM data 12/31/12-2/10/13.