Wynonna Earp ( weye-NOH-nə urp) is a Canadian-American supernatural Western horror television series. Developed by Emily Andras, it 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, at 10 p.m. ET, and in Canada on CHCH-DT on April 4, 2016, at 9 p.m. ET.
On July 23, 2016, the renewal for a second season was announced at the Wynonna Earp panel at San Diego Comic-Con. 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. On July 22, 2017, David Ozer, president of IDW Entertainment, announced at the show's San Diego Comic-Con panel that the series had been renewed for a third season with the premiere scheduled for 2018. Space announced on the same day that it had ordered 12 episodes for a third season, together with Syfy. Andras credited Wynonna Earp's passionate fan base (nicknamed "Earpers") with gaining the renewal.