George R. R. Martin’s “Nightflyers” has been canceled by Syfy after the release of Season 1. According to Deadline, the network has confirmed them they will not been be telecasting any further episodes of the show.
The reason for the cancellation of the show is said to be its low ratings. And the show even experienced some problems behind the scenes ahead of its launch, with the showrunner Daniel Cerone exiting the adaptation due to creative differences.
Nightflyers was an adaptation of a novel written by George R.R.Martin, which was adapted previously into a 1987 film of the same name, “Nightflyers” centered on eight scientists and a telepath who embark on an expedition in hope to make a contact with the alien life.
The cast included Gretchen Mol, David Ajala, Eoin Macken, Maya Eshet, Sam Strike, Angus Sampson, Jodie Turner-Smith and Brían F. O’Byrne starred in the sci-fi/horror series.