'Falling Skies' Picked Up for Second Season


'Falling Skies' Picked Up for Second Season


Posting the most-watched cable debut of the year, the Noah Wyle-starring drama series has been renewed by TNT.

"Falling Skies" is yet to wrap its first season, but TNT has made sure that the show will return next year. The network has renewed the drama series for a second season consisting of ten episodes which will debut in summer 2012.

" 'Falling Skies' is a true standout series, from its ambitious storytelling, high-profile cast and production team to its phenomenal success when it comes to international and time-shifted viewing," so said Michael Wright, head of programming for TNT. "We're reaching new audiences with 'Falling Skies' and look forward to seeing where this fascinating and exciting series takes us next."

Created by Robert Rodat and Steven Spielberg, the show tells the story of a group of soldiers and civilians who struggle against an occupying alien force. Noah Wyle takes the lead role of Tom, a college professor and father of two who leads the group, with Moon Bloodgood playing a therapist called Anne Glass.

It was premiered on TNT on Sunday, June 19 and drew 8 million viewers, making what it's called "cable's top series launch of 2011". Remi Aubuchon had been hired as a showrunner for second season even before the renewal was announced.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Aaron Hernandez Allegedly Left Suicide Note for His Jailhouse Gay Lover
  2. Khloe Kardashian Flashes Lace Bra and Panties. See Her Red Hot Look!
  3. 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' and Release Date Officially Announced
  4. 'Avatar' Sequels Release Dates Unveiled
  5. Jaden Smith Plans to Release K-Pop Single This Year
  6. 'Dancing with the Stars' Features Shocking Elimination on 'Boy Bands and Girl Groups' Night
  7. George and Amal Clooney Reportedly to Spend Over $1 M on a Royal-Like Delivery Experience
  8. Find Out Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian's Biggest 'Lies' in New Tell All
  9. Aaron Hernandez's Male Prison Lover Is Allegedly Revealed, Lawyer Denies Gay Rumor
  10. Moving on From Kylie Jenner? Tyga Caught Hugging Justin Bieber's Ex Jordan Ozuna

CELEBS PHOTO