Season 2 of 12 Monkeys premiered on Syfy on April 18 and concluded on July 18, 2016 with a total of thirteen episodes. The series was renewed by Syfy on March 12, 2015.

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Stanford, Schull and Acevedo were announced as reprising their roles in the second season renewal press release on March 12, 2015. It was announced on March 13 that Emily Hampshire, Todd Stashwick and Barbara Sukowa have all been promoted to series regulars.

During Summer 2015, it was announced that several actors had been cast as recurring characters for season 2 which include Brendan Coyle, Jay Karnes and Scottie Thompson.

On February 25, 2016, it was announced that Madeline Stowe, who portrayed Kathyrn Railly in the 1995 film, would guest star in the season finale.

Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett, co-executive producers and writers of the pilot, will be stepping up as co-showrunners for the second season. Former showrunner Natalie Chaidez will departing to work on a new show for Syfy, Hunters.

The first drafts of the season two scripts were written in May 2015, with filming officially commencing on July 14, 2015. Production ran through December. Post-production finally wrapped on March 19, 2016.


Image Title Original Airdate Episode # Overall #
201Recap3 "Year of the Monkey" April 4, 2016 (online)
April 18, 2016
1 14
Cole and Ramse manage to repair their broken friendship whilst on the run together. Railly and Jones have to try and navigate an uncertain future in 2043.
202Recap17 "Primary" April 25, 2016 2 15
When an attempt to destroy the virus changes the future, Cole finds himself stranded in 2016 with an unstable Jennifer Goines, who may or may not be his key to getting home. Meanwhile, Jones and Railly must deal with both the consequences of the changed timeline and the temporal facility's newest prisoner - Ramse.
203Recap11 "One Hundred Years" May 2, 2016 3 16
Despite the growing tension between them, Cole and Cassie time travel to New York during World War II to track down a dangerous member of the Twelve.
204Recap8 "Emergence" May 9, 2016 4 17
When Cole and Cassie are stranded in 1944, Jones must turn to the person she trusts the least to bring them home - Ramse. For Ramse, this mission will give him a chance to atone for his sins - but can he mend the broken relations between Cole and Railly? Meanwhile, Jones visits Old Jennifer Goines to explore the true nature of Time - and the Twelve's method to destroy it.
205Recap13 "Bodies of Water" May 16, 2016 5 18
Cassie and Jennifer Goines attempt to get away from the 12 Monkeys whilst in 2044, Cole and Ramse face off against Deacon.
206Recap14 "Immortal" May 23, 2016 6 19
Cole and Ramse travel to 1970s New York City to prevent the Twelve from murdering a Vietnam veteran with a connection to the Witness.
207Recap2 "Meltdown" May 30, 2016 7 20
Cole faces the Witness as Cassie's hallucinations continue. Some deadly visitors from the past show up as the time machine malfunctions and starts to tear apart time and space.
208Recap12 "Lullaby" June 6, 2016 8 21
Jones comes to the disheartening realization that time travel is humanity's true enemy and that as its architect she needs to be stopped, and so she sends Railly back to the year 2020 with orders to undo all of it.
209Recap1 "Hyena" June 13, 2016 9 22
Jennifer Goines takes her power into her own hands in the year 2016 when she forms the Hyenas, a band of crazy compatriots, to take on the 12 Monkeys. With the help of Cole, an elaborate plot is uncovered to reacquire the virus.
210Recap4 "Fatherland" June 20, 2016 10 23
Cole has his loyalty tested when Ramse and Railly go rogue, embarking on an unsanctioned mission that sends them to 1961 East Berlin. Once there, they have murder on their minds as they search for an unscrupulous German doctor who knows the location of "The Witness".
211Recap14 "Resurrection" June 27, 2016 11 24
With the temporal facility on the verge of destruction, Cole and Jones find themselves in the middle of a coup. After a violent encounter ends in an unexpected tragedy, Cole is sent back to 1957 in a last-ditch effort to save humanity while the rest embark on a caravan across the apocalypse to find Titan -- the stronghold of the Witness.
212Recap11 "Blood Washed Away" July 6, 2016 (Australia)
July 11, 2016
12 25
Cole and Railly attempt to stop the final paradox in the past while Ramse, Jennifer and Deacon struggle to survive the apocalypse in a last ditch effort to find the Witness.
213Recap17 "Memory of Tomorrow" July 16, 2016 (Australia)
July 18, 2016
13 26
Cole and Railly try to find peace living in the past. When a mysterious woman with apocalyptic visions of the future, tells Cole it's not over, he must do the unthinkable to save the world.



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