Renewed! Strike Back, Childrens Hospital, A.N.T. Farm, NTSF:SD:SUV, Ninja Turtles Get Pick-Ups

Cinemax has ordered a 10-episode Season 3 of its original action-drama series Strike Back, to shoot in South Africa and Hungary and premiere sometime in 2013, the cabler announced on Wednesday.

Strike Back’s Season 2 finale airs Friday, Oct. 12.

Other cable series receiving good news this week include:

* Adult Swim greenlit Season 5 of Childrens Hospital and Season 3 of NTSF:SD:SUV::, to premiere in 2013.

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* Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles — aka basic cable’s No. 1 show with kids — was renewed for a 26-episode Season 2, to unspool in 2013.

* Disney Channel’s A.N.T. Farm, the No.1 show in its Fridays-at-8 time period in the kiddie demos of 2-11, 6-11 and 9-14, has been renewed for Season 3, to premiere in June 2013.

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Which of these pick-ups most picked you up?

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14 Comments
  1. Patricia says:

    I’m so happy about Strike Back that show is Awsome. My Friday night obsession.

  2. Glad to hear about Strike Back for sure.

  3. So excited about Strike Back! I was worried because the UK ratings were a little down. Thanks Cinemax! :)

  4. Elizabeth says:

    Yay for Strike Back, my guilty pleasure

  5. its acctually season 3 thats running and season 4 thats was ordered

  6. season one was where it all started with Richard Armitage

  7. M3rc Nate says:

    So happy about Strike Back. Have heard of it here and there, Rhona’s interview on Craig Ferguson reminded me so i DL’ed them all and watched them…HOLY CRAP. Insanely good show. The guns/shooting/movement/etc is so perfect i love it. Most realistic in how it protrays those things of any TV show iv ever seen.

  8. Alan says:

    awesome for tmnt. the pilot was really strong, much better than i thought it would be from the ads, as a long time turtles fan i cant wait to watch more

  9. Dan says:

    Really glad that Strike Back is back for another season. Would be very grateful if we could get more Strike Back news, maybe TVline’s thoughts once the season is over?

  10. Winnie says:

    NTSF:SD:SUV:: is the one I was [most] glad to see mentioned here. This isn’t Applebees – you can’t just renew all the shows you want!

  11. Mikael says:

    That’s great for TMNT, but I just can’t get past the animation. It looks so cheap! I know it’s a kids show, but technically so is The Legend of Korra, and that show’s animation is incredible.

    • Alan says:

      i was a bit worried about the animation style too but i gave it a chance because there is no point in hating something if you dont, it really works. the traditional animation backgrounds really make the cgi characters stand out and they look really fluid with their movements. also the occasional chibi moments are just that, occasional, and they really help sell the humour. if you gave it a chance you would see that it all really ties together

  12. drhenning says:

    Have to catch up on my Strike Back.. A couple of episodes behind… And it will be Season 3 in America.. Season 1 in UK never showed here.. Rhona has been great!!!

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