has officially renewed the hit series "Haven
" for a 13-episode third season in 2012
"Haven" is based on Stephen King
's novella "The Colorado Kid
." It centers on ex-FBI agent Audrey Parker (Emily Rose
), who becomes a cop in the supernatural small town of Haven, Maine, where some local secrets may be tied to the mysteries of her own past.
"Haven" stands as the #1 original scripted cable entertainment program among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 in its Friday 10-11 p.m. time period.
"The superb cast, led by Emily Rose, Eric Balfour and Lucas Bryant, along with the terrific production team, delivered a successful season in both critical acclaim and rising viewership," explained Syfy's Mark Stern in a press release. "We’re very excited to see this compelling series return for a third season of supernatural intrigue in 2012."
The show's executive producers include John Morayniss ("Hell on Wheels") and Noreen Halpern ("Hung") and David MacLeod ("The Ray Bradbury Theater") and Sam Ernst & Jim Dunn ("Stephen King’s The Dead Zone"), who also developed the series.
Syfy will also air a special, stand-alone holiday episode
of "Haven" in December. "Warehouse 13" and "Eureka" will also get the holiday treatment.