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. Originally scheduled to premiere in Canada on March 28, 2016, at 10 p.m. on CHCH-DT, the series debut was moved to 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.