Resident Alien is an American science fiction mystery comedy-drama television series created by Chris Sheridan, based on the comic book of the same title by Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse, that premiered its 10-episode first season on January 27, 2021, on Syfy. The series stars Alan Tudyk in the title role. In March 2021, the series was renewed for a second season which premiered on January 26, 2022. The second season consists of 16 episodes, split into two eight-episode parts, with the second half to premiere on August 10, 2022. In July 2022, the series was renewed for a third season which will consist of 12 episodes.