MTV, the Viacom-owned cable outlet, premiered the second season of its hit drama Teen Wolf on June 3 and confirmed plans for a third season of its supernatural series yesterday.
Teen Wolf executive producer Jeff Davis told The Hollywood Reporter that MTV ordered 24 more episodes of the series about teen outcast Scott McCall (Tyler Posey) whose life turns complicated after he’s bitten and becomes a werewolf.
“Teen Wolf represents a terrific foray into the scripted world for the millennial MTV audience and marks tremendous success in the continued diversification of our schedule,” said David Janollari, head of MTV programming. “Renewing the show for the third season celebrates the creative vision of executive producer Jeff Davis and the remarkable talent of the cast who bring this bona fide fan favorite to life.”
Teen Wolf, starring Posey, along with Crystal Reed, Dylan O’Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden and Colton Haynes, is averaging 1.8 million viewers on Monday nights.