MTV Renews Teen Wolf for Season 4 — With an Interesting Twist!

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Teen Wolf Season 4Ready, set…howl!

MTV has renewed its hit drama Teen Wolf for a fourth season — but that’s just half of the news.

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The network announced today at New York Comic-Con that in addition to the 12-episode Season 4 — set to air in 2014 — it will debut a companion talk show called Wolf Watch that will follow every new Teen Wolf episode. The half-hour chatfest, hosted by Jill Wagner (Teen Wolf‘s Kate Argent), will dive deeper into the mothership’s mythology, offer behind-the-scenes scoop and feature cast and “super fan” appearances.

The second half of Teen Wolf‘s Season 3 will kick off on Monday, January 6 at 10/9c — directly followed by the Wolf Watch premiere.

Excited about the Teen Wolf renewal? Will you follow it up with a Wolf Watch chaser? Sound off below!

Comments (57)

  • Interesting that Season 4 is going back to the original 12-episode summer format.

    Comment by alistaircrane – October 12, 2013 11:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • They still don’t know how 3B is going to do in the ratings as the show runs up against more traditional network competition then ever before. Expect the order to expand if 3B hits in the ratings.

      Comment by steve o (@ravenwing263) – October 12, 2013 11:40 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Don’t think so. If they wanted 24, they would have ordered 24. They ordered 24 for season 3 without waiting for ratings. They realized 12 episodes is plenty.

        Comment by alistaircrane – October 12, 2013 01:39 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • How could they know if doing 24 episodes was gonna work if they had never done it before? It makes sense to see how 3B is gonna do before doing it again

          Comment by MDS – October 12, 2013 03:35 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
          • I attended the panel at NYCC today and Jeff Davis said he is the reason behind the 12 episode order. MTV wanted more but the hours were too long and they all needed some downtime.

            Comment by Steven – October 12, 2013 08:16 PM PDT  
      • I don’t agree

        Comment by sake fake – February 26, 2014 12:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • It comes down to the chance of Teen Wolf getting a tax credit again from the California LGU’s tax lottery (not sure what they call it exactly) like they did last year that warranted a 24-episode third season and the permanent move from Georgia to Los Angeles (which I am not a fan of).

      Either way, Jeff assured viewers that Season 3B will be treated as a separate season with its own arc.

      Comment by James – October 13, 2013 03:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I really hope that season 4 Is better that season 3 b, I liked action in season 1 2 3a .The was no character struggle, there was none of these things in season 3 b, come on you guys where is the creative juices? There was no fight scenes no struggle between good and evil. No more Gay scene please I know It is acceptable to show this on TV but please no more. Do not cave under pressure It’s SIN….. Stand alone set an example to all, I know I am a voice crying in the wildness repent!!! make your path straight for the lord comes quickly!

      Comment by topaz – March 3, 2014 08:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • hopefully the 4th season is better than the 3rd. so far the 3rd season has been pretty ridiculous.

    Comment by Elyse – October 12, 2013 11:30 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Ridiculous to YOU.

      Comment by Radha – October 14, 2013 05:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • banana head

      Comment by felixnho – January 5, 2014 12:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Are you stupid season 3 is awesome you probably need to watch all the seasons in order to understand

      Comment by teenwolf junky – February 12, 2014 08:21 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hmm considering how well S3 is doing, I wonder why they cut the episodes for S4.

    Comment by Lana – October 12, 2013 11:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I think what it comes down to is filming schedules. If they want to keep all their actors that may want to be able to other projects too. For instance Dylan O’Brien is doing Maze runner, and the Carvers are going to do that new HBO series (which is only 10 episodes, so they probably could be available for a short season, but not a long one). Others probably have different things as well. Personally I like shorter season better, because they tend to have less filler episodes. It’s just tighter as a show.

      Comment by hannah – October 13, 2013 07:14 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I think the network bit more then then can handle with 24 eps. Since the show is a summer show and how they broke up the season 3 with a 5 month break, then they return Jan 6 with episode 13, then yet another friggen break for 5 weeks before it returns again. Season 3 part A and B is becoming more like season 3 and 4. As far as I am concerned when season 3B starts its more like a new season (4) rather then an extended season, what they should have done was show 16 episodes before taking a break and then that would have felt like an extended season. By the time season 3B ends it will be April or may depending on how many more breaks they take. Now the question is will season 4 be back in June again. I think 24 episodes was too much for the cast, they need to have their break. If the Network wants extra episodes they should do 15 episodes that way the fans are happy and the cast will still get their breaks.

      Comment by Rob – January 3, 2014 10:01 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I think it’s interesting that many Syfy shows went to a larger episode count during their third or forth season before it returned to it’s regular format the season after, but then was cancelled. I hope this isn’t the case, but the larger episode count probably doesn’t seem to work the way they wanted it.

    Comment by Dillon – October 12, 2013 11:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • yes and yes….Jill Wagner …..ROCKS

    Comment by bill norris – October 12, 2013 11:37 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Awesome news! Kind of sad that they go back to 12 episodes again, that makes the wait between the seasons much longer :(
    And I love Teen Wolf Revelations, so yay to the enw after show.

    Comment by Aline (@thatwasscary) – October 12, 2013 11:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This will be increased to 20+ episodes. The show got $11 million in this years California tax credit.

    Comment by paul – October 12, 2013 11:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • if Jill Wagner is gonna be MTV’s version of AMC’s Chris Hardwick…..i can really fall in love with the idea of her doing after shows of a bunch of MTV’s non reality fare.

    Comment by bill norris – October 12, 2013 11:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The current season felt like two seasons (i.e. two story arcs) strung together, which gave me the impression that this was going to be the last one as it was the equivalent of two seasons. The fourth could still be the last as in episode count, for MTV, it would be the equivalent of a fifth season. But we’ll see. The show’s been great so far.

    Comment by Michael Sacal – October 12, 2013 11:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Why would MTV be ending this show, it’s their highest sciript show and I’m pretty sure reality as well. They aren’t ending it yet nor for season 4 it would have to go below 1 million for this show to end. I see about 6 to 7 seasons of this show maybe even 8 if the stars don’t start getting tired and want to move on.

      Comment by Fernando – October 12, 2013 12:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Sorry, but they can’t keep a show called Teen Wolf on the air once the character is no longer a teen.

        Comment by alistaircrane – October 12, 2013 01:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • That’s so ridiculous. Of course they can. Like another poster mentioned, Sabrina is an example, and he became a werewolf as a teenager, so that’s all that really matters, and I’m sure they’ll keep teenaged werewolves part of the story even when Scott is out of high school, in some way if they are that worried about it. Which they most likely aren’t.

          Comment by Cory – October 12, 2013 03:05 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • A lot of people said that Prison Break couldn’t last more than one season since they broke out after season one BUT the show still dealt with the ramifications of the aforementioned break in various ways, therefore keeping the title’s purpose intact. There are other examples too and that could also apply to Teen Wolf.

          Comment by JEst – October 12, 2013 07:01 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • You don’t stop being a teen until you turn 20. They can keep the show going for at least 2 more years. More if they don’t make each season a full year int he characters lives.

          Comment by Chance – October 12, 2013 10:33 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • Hellooo crazy people, remember this is (very loosely) based off the old 80s movie Teen Wolf, which then had a sequel, Teen Wolf Too, that took place in a college setting. The title is just semantics, if it’s making money it’s not going anywhere. I just hope they don’t lose Dylan O’Brien :)

          Comment by Sorrie – January 28, 2014 10:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Alistair makes a good point. I do think the show can go on for eight seasons, four in high school and four in college. What made me wonder if the show would continue beyond the current season is that the format seems to be split into two narratives, like it was two separate seasons.

        Comment by Michael Sacal – October 12, 2013 02:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Reblogged this on thehiltonburnellfiles and commented:
    That’s my favorite show of the summer!!!

    Comment by Justin Burnell – October 12, 2013 12:33 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This isn’t a suprise, if Awkward got a season 4 then so was TW. I hope this airs next summer with the scream series.

    Comment by Fernando – October 12, 2013 12:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I think twelve episodes is plenty! This season 3 & 3b thing is basically like getting two different series, it could’ve been season 3 and four in my opinion. Also, they’ve always managed to get a brilliant storyline in within twelve episodes!

    Comment by rachel – October 12, 2013 02:00 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • If the character is no longer a teen that won’t matter. Sabrina The Teenage Witch kept that title even though Sabrina was 56 years old when the show ended.

    Comment by bill – October 12, 2013 02:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • This literally had me lolling :D

      Comment by Nick – October 12, 2013 07:16 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Teen Wolf is such a solid series for MTV. Part 1 of season 3 went a little overboard with the mythology but the mid season finale was great. Happy to see the network sticking with this show for another season!

    Comment by Jared – October 12, 2013 03:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Has there been any news on MTVs SCREAM series??

    Comment by Jared – October 12, 2013 03:19 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ew. Why only 12 episodes? Hope the order count gets picked back up again. I’m not fond of such a short season.

    Comment by Becky Ann – October 12, 2013 09:08 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Jeff said he requested the shorter season because he couldn’t handle the work load that comes with 24 episodes.

      Comment by Steven – October 13, 2013 06:18 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I like how MTV is trying to copy AMC and pretend to be a real network that now they want to add a talk show after. Sound familiar?

    Comment by cas – October 14, 2013 07:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The teen wolf season part one was good was a little disappointed that they implied that the argent girl after everything is moving away from the relationship with Scott

    Comment by David – October 14, 2013 08:24 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Glad to hear that they’re making the after-show a regular thing with Jill Wagner as host. Her episodes of Teen Wolf: Revelations were SO much more enjoyable than the ones with that creepy original host straight from the pages of Tiger Beat (who called actors by their characters’ names and asked some really inappropriate questions).

    Comment by Matt the Bruins fan – October 15, 2013 09:44 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

    Comment by Marielyvette Pabon – October 19, 2013 01:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I just hope teen wolf, last longer, like reachin season 7. All that matters is that they get bitten as a teeneger, thats the theme. I hope allison and scott back together because i dnt see why allison have to date isaac. More power to your elbow guys

    Comment by Owoblo – October 20, 2013 05:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • YES!

    Comment by malik myers – October 22, 2013 10:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • chuck some Australia Mypths

    Comment by dstar – October 22, 2013 05:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • teen wolf season 3A came out with a bang and fans went cazy so i think that season 3B will be even better and the ratings will shoot through the sky

    Comment by jason-scott rubain – October 23, 2013 01:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • It was nice they expanded season 3 to 24 episodes but I think they bit off more then they could chew with that many, The actors need to have some down time to rest and or do other projects, doing 24 eps and then having to go right in and film the next season does not give them much time. Also the fact that to me really season 3B is more like season 4 rather then a second half because of the 5 month down time, then after season 3 ends there is only 3 more months till the summer for season 4, that basically year round. I think if anything they could successfully do 16 episodes that way you get a little more then 12.

    Comment by Robert Wood – November 6, 2013 12:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • is derek and cora are present in session 4

    Comment by Anandh – December 27, 2013 05:32 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
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    Comment by – January 3, 2014 11:57 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
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      Comment by Robert – January 4, 2014 11:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • the season 3 was ok but what i dont understand is why it didnt end well for scot and allison in their love life and now it seems like isaac now has a crush on her. So make it clear in the season premiere

    Comment by stephen uka thompson – January 4, 2014 11:01 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Season 3 is not over yet, they are just on a break, the second half of Season 3 starts back up Jan 6, then they take another break for 5 weeks, then they will be back for the last 11 episodes of season 3. Season 4 will be back sometime in June.

      Comment by Awesome7 – January 5, 2014 02:30 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’m so happy they are extending the season because the other 3 Season to me were to short.

    Comment by Cool Person – January 6, 2014 01:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I wonder when MTV will schedule season 4 of Teen Wolf considering its doing better ratings wise during its Winter season compared to its Summer run.

    Comment by Jared – February 5, 2014 08:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • You guys are very fortunate. Over here in the UK the channel Teen Wolf aired on only premiered seasons 1 & 2 and have dropped the show and no other UK network has picked it up. Fortunately I have been watching it online. But I’m really hoping a UK network picks it up because watching season 3 has made me enjoy it so much more and gutted that UK viewers are missing out. I agree with a lot of the comments posted. It is a great show and I hope it does go a long way.

    Comment by Brad Sanders – February 23, 2014 05:33 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • is Auden and Ethan going to be on the next season?

    Comment by Gogi – February 24, 2014 08:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • no you will not end teen wolf at seaon 4 no only are you letting down the fans utthepeople that are true ten wolf fans hope this comment sets on your brain when you tell the cast they are fired find someone else to fill his spot but i will leave you bad revies and commments if teen wolf is canceld so think about that and not yourself

    Comment by lacey – February 26, 2014 07:27 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I love dylan o’brien . He’s super cute and so awesome . Teen wolf is soo much the best . Can’t wait for season 4. Woop woop :D

    Comment by Loviet – March 4, 2014 12:29 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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