Z Nation 's fifth season finale will now serve as the series finale: Syfy has canceled the long-running zombie drama. The news was first announced by producer David Michael Latt.
"We wanted to tell you face to face that we were not renewed for Season 6," Latt said in a Periscope video late evening Friday. "We're in season five, we're very sad, but we're also very grateful for the opportunities we had on the show."
"This is not the end of anything," he continued. "This is just the beginning of many things," including the Netflix Prequel series Black Summer which received an eight-episode commission in July. alumna Jaime King A mother who, after being torn to pieces by her daughter, makes a terrible journey to find the girl. In addition to a group of American refugees, in the midst of a deadly summer of a zombie apocalypse, King & # 39; s protagonist must "defy a hostile new world and make brutal decisions," according to the official Logline.
Z Nation & # 39; s cancellation caps are running at 68 episodes. The fifth (and final ) season finale will be broadcast on December 28 at 9 / 8c. TVLine's TV Cable TV Scorecard has been updated to reflect the demise of the series.
Since Z Nation is not on display, Syfy's current offering of renewed originals includes Happy !, Killjoys, Krypton, The Magicians, Van Helsing and Wynonna Earp and forthcoming Deadly Class (premiere on Wednesday, January 1
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