More zombie road trip action ahead. Syfy has picked up a third season of scripted drama series Z Nation for premiere in 2016.

Currently in the midst of Season 2, Z Nation is averaging 1.5 million total viewers per episode (Live +7), and ranks as Syfy’s most social original series in total social engagements, according to the network.

Z Nation takes place three years after a zombie virus gutted the country. A team of everyday heroes is tasked with transporting the only known survivor of the plague across the country to the last functioning viral lab in post-apocalyptic America, in hopes of using his blood to create a cure for the virus. Kellita Smith, DJ Qualls, Keith Allen, Anastasia Baranova, Russell Hodgkinson, Nat Zan and Matt Cedeño star.

Karl Schaefer (Eerie Indiana, Eureka, The Dead Zone) serves as executive producer and showrunner. The series is produced by The Asylum and sold internationally by Dynamic Television.