The second episode of Defiance, “Down in the Ground Where the Dead Men Go”, stayed strong for Syfy, with 2.4 million total viewers and 1.11 million Adults 25-54 and 1.06 million Adults 18-49 for the initial showing, making it the #1 cable drama in both demos for the time period.
It lost only a bit after its premiere of 2.7 million total/1.3 million 18-49, but the show picked up in the DVR and repeat showings, rising up to 3.5 million total/1.77 million 18-49.
Next week expect Defiance and Warehouse 13 to feed off each other, as the latter returns for the second half of Season four in the 10/9c slot right after Defiance.
To celebrate, here are a couple of “Shooting the Shtako” clips (LOVE the name…), one for each episode. In the first, Grant Bowler discusses shooting the pilot with executive producer Kevin Murphy. Then in the second, Tony Curran (Datak Tarr) talks joins Murphy about the second episode.