Syfy’s potent one-two punch of hit series Warehouse 13 and Alphas returned to the Powerful Mondays programming block on Monday, July 23, racking up impressive ratings in their respective season premieres.
From 9-10PM (ET/PT), Warehouse 13 averaged 2.1 million total viewers, 1.1 million Adults 25-54 – up 17% compared to the season three finale — and nearly 1.0 million (967K) Adults 18-49, jumping 23% versus last year’s cliffhanger, during its season four debut.
Following from 10-11PM (ET/PT), the season two return of Alphas found 1.7 million total viewers along with 826K Adults 25-54 and 725K Adults 18-49. The Season 2 return of Alphas was up double digits compared to its season 1 finale across all key demos — +24% in Adults 18-49, +25% in Adults 25-54 and +50% in total viewers.
Warehouse 13 is produced for Syfy by Universal Cable Productions. Jack Kenny (The Book of Daniel) is executive producer and showrunner.
Alphas follows a clandestine group of ordinary people with superhuman mental and physical abilities. The series stars Emmy Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee David Strathairn as Dr. Lee Rosen, a preeminent neurologist and psychiatrist who leads an unlikely team of Alphas who take on cases the CIA, FBI and Pentagon are unwilling or unable to solve going head-to-head with many of the criminal Alphas hiding among the normal population. Alphas also stars Malik Yoba, Ryan Cartwright, Warren Christie, Azita Ghanizada and Laura Mennell. Erin Way (Detroit 187, Private Practice) joins the cast this season as Kat.