WAYWARD PINES TO RETURN FOR A SECOND SEASON

WAYWARD PINES TO RETURN FOR A SECOND SEASON

Thriller was No. 1 Broadcast Scripted Series of the Summer Among Adults 18-49
 
Next Chapter in Hit Event Series Set to Air Summer 2016 on FOX

 
FOX has renewed hit psychological thriller WAYWARD PINES for a second season, it was announced today by David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company.
 
From M. Night Shyamalan and based on Blake Crouch's international best-selling series of books, 10 all-new episodes of the suspenseful drama are set to air in Summer 2016. The second season will pick up in the wake of Season One, when a new arrival in Wayward Pines finds himself in the middle of a serious rebellion, as the residents battle over how to preserve the endangered human race.
 
“WAYWARD PINES was a huge hit for us this past summer. We were absolutely blown away by the mysterious and surprising world that Night and his team created, and the twisting-and-turning storytelling that drew viewers in from day one,” said Madden. “Season Two is going to take the suspense, the vision of the future and the haunting character drama to whole new levels, and we can’t wait for our fans to continue that ride next year.”
 
Season One of WAYWARD PINES ranked as Summer 2015’s No. 1 broadcast scripted series among Adults 18-49, averaging a 2.2/8 in the key demo. The series – about a Secret Service agent on a mission to find two missing federal agents in a sleepy Northwest town, and the shocking results of his investigation – ranked among Summer 2015’s Top 10 broadcast programs overall among Adults 18-49.  The series earned a multi-platform average audience of 9.4 million, which represents a +145% increase versus its Live+Same Day audience– the largest multi-platform lift versus Live+Same Day ever for a FOX drama.

About the Show

From M. Night Shyamalan (“The Sixth Sense,” “The Visit”) and based on Blake Crouch's international best-selling series of books, hit psychological thriller WAYWARD PINES premiered in 2015 and was renewed for a second season that aired in 2016.

The suspenseful drama had imagined the perfect American town, beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets... but noe one was able to leave. They had no communication with the outside world.

WAYWARD PINES was a production of FX Productions. The series was developed for television by Chad Hodge (“The Playboy Club,” “Runaway”) and executive-produced by Donald De Line (“Green Lantern,” “The Italian Job”), Ashwin Rajan (“After Earth,” “Devil”), Hodge and Shyamalan. Hodge wrote and Shyamalan directed the premiere episode.