Published On: Tue, Aug 11th, 2015

TNT approves ‘The Last Ship’ for season 3

While The Last Ship Season 2 finale on September 6, TNT has ordered a 13-episode third season of executive producer Michael Bay’s action-adventure series, setting a premiere for next summer.

The popular show centers on the Navy destroyer USS Nathan James with Captain Chandler (Eric Dane), XO Slattery (Adam Baldwin) and the ship’s crew confronted the harsh reality of a world ravaged by a dangerous virus.

The show is based on William Brinkley’s novel of the same name, launching last, quickly becoming basic cable’s No. 1 new series with total viewers and adults 25-54.

last-ship_photo Eric Dane as Captain ChandlerDeadline summarized that The Last Ship season 2 “is basic cable’s top scripted series this summer with adults 25-54, according to the network.”

This summer, the show is reaching an average of 9 million viewers across TNT’s linear, VOD, digital and mobile platforms, TNT says.

EW notes that “TNT recently renewed procedurla Rizzoli and Isles for a shortened seventh season. But we’re hearing freshman legal drama Proof is facing an uphill battle on getting a second season…”

Rhona Mitra, Travis Van Winkle, Charles Parnell, Christina Elmore, Marissa Neitling, John Pyper Ferguson and Jocko Sims also star with Bay as executive producer with Brad Fuller, Andrew Form, Jack Bender and co-creators/showrunners Hank Sternberg and Steven Kane.

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