Falling Skies renewed for season 3

News Simon Brew
12 Jul 2012 - 07:34
Falling Skies

Get ready for another ten episodes of Falling Skies, as it’s announced that season three has been ordered…

At a time when new sci-fi and genre series are struggling a little to even get past a first season, one of the quiet successes has been Falling Skies. Okay, maybe not that quiet – this is a Steven Spielberg-backed project after all – yet it’s still a show whose future at one point appeared a little cloudy.

It turns out, though, that Falling Skies is surviving where others have failed. And now the news has come through that, off the back of solid ratings, TNT has ordered a third season of the show.

In the US, apparently, the show is ranked as basic cable’s top summer drama with adults aged between 18 and 49, and outside of the US Falling Skies continues to earn a solid audience. As such, a ten episode season three has now been confirmed.

It’ll be interesting to see if the new, upcoming batch of genre shows will fare as well…

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