March 18 (UPI) -- The Expanse is to return in 2018 for a 13-episode, third season on Syfy.
Season 2 of the futuristic, space drama currently airs on Wednesday nights. The TV show stars Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham and Frankie Adams.
"The Expanse is a gorgeous, thrilling, emotional series that has quite simply raised the bar for science-fiction on television," Chris McCumber, president of entertainment networks for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, said in a statement Friday. "We, along with the fans, are looking forward to continuing the journey with our partners at Alcon Television Group and the series' brilliant cast and crew."