It was created and produced by the Syfy network.
On October 14, 2016, Syfy renewed the series for a 13-episode second season.
“Van Helsing reimagines this classic story in a compelling new way featuring a bold and complex heroine," said Chris Regina, Senior Vice President, Program Strategy, Syfy. "This action-packed series will be a terrific addition to our lineup next year."
“Van Helsing represents a new mythology in sci-fi by challenging traditional vampire rules,” said Chad Oakes, Nomadic Pictures. “The series is unique in exploring a world completely dominated by vampires, while the human characters have to learn the importance of working together to ensure their survival.” “Mike and I are thrilled to team up once again with the talented Neil LaButeto deliver an amazing series”.
Three years in the future following an event referred to as "The Rising", vampires now dominate the world. Vanessa Helsing, great-great-great-grand daughter of vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing, is resurrected to lead the surviving humans in their struggle against the vampires.
Vanessa is the last hope for survival, as she unknowingly awakens to discover she possesses unique power over them: that she has a unique blood composition that makes her not only immune to vampires, but with the ability to turn a vampire human. With this secret weapon, Vanessa becomes a prime target for the vampires, while trying to save humanity.
Vanessa must now lead mankind against a world controlled by vampires in the post-Rising landscape, and the humans have to learn the importance of working together to ensure their survival.
- Kelly Overton as Vanessa Helsing
- Jonathan Scarfe as Axel Miller
- Christopher Heyerdahl as Sam
- David Cubitt as John
- Vincent Gale as Flesh
- Rukiya Bernard as Doc
- Trezzo Mahoro as Mohamad
- On October 28, 2015 Syfy announced the network had ordered Van Helsing, a 13-episode series from Nomadic Pictures (Fargo, Hell on Wheels). Dynamic Television is on board as International distributor.
- Executive Producers: Chad Oakes & Mike Frislev, both from Nomadic Pictures.
- Showrunners/writers: Neil LaBute, Simon Barry (Continuum), Evan Tyler from Industry Works, Dave Brown from Echo Lake Entertainment as well as executive producer, Daniel March (Dynamic).
- Nomadic Pictures will distribute the series within Canada, Fallout Asylum and Dynamic Television will distribute the series (initial window) in the United States and Dynamic Television will distribute the series throughout the rest of the world.
- On February 17, several cast members were announced, including Kelly Overton as the lead Vanessa Helsing, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, Paul Johansson, David Cubitt, and Tim Guinee.
- Filming of the series began on February 22, 2016. 
- Filming wrapped up on June 27, 2016.
- Zenescope Entertainment, the publisher of Van Helsing vs. Dracula, a comic book miniseries revolving around Van Helsing's daughter Liesel, is currently affiliated with the show, though the extent is as of yet unknown.
- Van Helsing on Syfy.com
- Van Helsing at the Internet Movie Database
- Van Helsing on Twitter
- Van Helsing writers on Twitter
- Van Helsing on Wikipedia
- ↑ Van Helsing - Syfy Orders Female Led TV Series + Teaser Key Arts *Updated*
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 ‘Van Helsing’ Series Picked Up By Syfy
- ↑ ‘Van Helsing’ Series Casts Kelly Overton In Title Role Of Hunter’s Daughter, 5 Others
- ↑ Van Helsing Writers (@vanhelsingwrite) Twitter Confirmation
- ↑ Simon Barry (@SimonDavisBarry) Twitter Confirmation
- ↑ Zenescope Official Website