Ahead of its Season 3 finale on December 16, Syfy has ordered a 13-episode fourth season of zombie apocalypse drama series Z Nation for premiere in 2017.

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Starring Kellita Smith, DJ Qualls, Kieth Allan, Anastasia Baranova, Nat Zang and Emilio Rivera, Z Nation follows a team of everyday heroes during their epic struggle to save humanity following the zombie apocalypse. After discovering their mission to bring Murphy (Allan), the only known survivor of the zombie plague, to a viral lab took an unexpected turn, the team is now split on the future of mankind. Murphy wants to create a race of human-zombie “blends,” while the gang, led by Lieutenant Warren (Smith) are determined to stop him at all costs.

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.