Wynonna Earp (/waɪˈnoʊnə ˈɜːrp/ wy-NOH-nə URP) is a supernatural Western horror television series. Developed by Emily Andras, the Canadian-American production is based on the comic book series by Beau Smith. Melanie Scrofano plays the series' titular character. Wynonna Earp premiered in the United States on Syfy on April 1, 2016. The series premiered in Canada on CHCH-DT on April 4. On July 23, 2016, the renewal for a second season was announced at the Wynonna Earp panel at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC). Originally slated for ten episodes, the season was increased to 12 episodes in October 2016. In Canada, Wynonna Earp moved from CHCH-DT to Space effective April 15, 2017. In anticipation of the premiere of Season 2, Space began airing Season 1 on the same date with a special double-episode series debut. Season 2 premiered simultaneously on Syfy and Space on June 9, 2017.