Z Nation is an American action/horror/comedy-drama/post-apocalyptic television series that airs on Syfy, created by Karl Schaefer and Craig Engler, and produced by The Asylum. The first season of 13 episodes premiered on September 12, 2014. Z Nation is filmed in the Spokane, Washington, area. On November 6, 2015, the series was renewed for a third season, which premiered September 16, 2016.
On June 16, 2016, Syfy announced that Z Nation's third season would be preceded by a TV movie. The movie will be set prior to the climax of season 2 and will introduce central characters for the third season. On November 29, 2016, Syfy renewed the series for a 13-episode fourth season.