Hi, Bryan Here….
TNT has announced that it’s hit alien invasion series ‘Falling Skies‘ has been picked up for a fourth season. The show, which stars Noah Wyle has been taking the #1 spot in ratings on basic cable this summer. The fourth season will be only ten episodes and will air next summer. Season three of ‘Falling Skies‘ has been averaging a total of 5.8 million viewers, which is up a bit from season 2.
Don’t forget that this show is one of three Steven Spielberg produced shows. The other two by Spielberg are ‘Under the Dome‘ and the upcoming ‘Lucky 7‘. Congratulations to everyone on ‘Falling Skies‘ and I look forward to season 4. Read the official press release below.
TNT has ordered a fourth season of Falling Skies, the epic drama produced by DreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg and starring Noah Wyle. Currently airing Sundays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), Falling Skies is averaging 5.8 million viewers in Live + 7 delivery and ranks as basic cable’s #1 scripted series with adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 for the summer-to-date. TNT plans to launch the 10-episode fourth season in summer 2014.
Falling Skies tells the extraordinary tale of life and survival in the wake of a catastrophic alien invasion. Wyle plays Tom Mason, a college professor who becomes an unlikely resistance leader after a massive invasion by an alien force. The series also stars Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Drew Roy, Connor Jessup, Maxim Knight, Seychelle Gabriel, Mpho Koaho, Colin Cunninghamand Sarah Carter. Among the guest stars this season on Falling Skies are Gloria Reuben, Robert Sean Leonard, Stephen Collins and Doug Jones.Falling Skies premiered in summer 2011 and ranked as basic cable’s #1 new series of the year. The series returned with strong numbers last year, averaging 5.6 million viewers in Live + 7 and ranking as basic cable’s #1 summer drama with adults 25-54.
In addition to Spielberg, season 3 of Falling Skies is executive-produced by DreamWorks Television heads Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank, along with Remi Aubuchon and Greg Beeman.