Helix Renewed for Season 2 at Syfy

helix-325Just like a virus, Helix is spreading.

Syfy on Friday announced that the outbreak drama would return for a second season.

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The 13-episode Season 2 will begin production later this year, according to the network.

The series — from Ron Moore (Battlestar Galactica), Steven Maeda (Lost) and Lynda Obst (Contact) — wraps its first season tonight at 10/9c.

TVLine’s Cable Renewal Scorecard has been updated to reflect the renewal.