Hiroyuki Sanada, Kyra Zagorsky, Billy Campbell

Syfy has renewed Helix for a second season, the network announced Friday.

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"Helix has built one of our most loyal and consistent audiences in its first season on Syfy. The incredibly talented writing and producing team have crafted a thriller that consistently delivered suspense, twists and high quality drama. We look forward to growing this passionate audience in what promises to be an even more memorable second season,"  Bill McGoldrick, Syfy's EVP of original content, said in a statement.

The drama, executive-produced by Ronald D. MooreSteven Maeda and Lynda Obst will begin production later this year. The 13-episode second season is slated to premiere in winter 2015.

Are you excited for more Helix?