AMC, with its production partners Channel 4 and Kudos, has renewed the freshman drama Humans for an eight-episode Season 2, it was announced on Friday.
TVLine’s hand-crafted Cable Renewal Scorecard has thusly been updated.
To date, Season 1 of the futuristic series — airing on AMC Sundays at 9/8c — has averaged 2 million weekly viewers (in Live+3 ratings). Meanwhile across the pond, the premiere episode was Channel 4’s highest-rated originated drama in 20 years and Season 1 to date has attracted an 18 percent share of the UK viewing audience in its time slot.
“We’re so pleased to announce a second season of Humans,” AMC/Sundance TV original programming president Joel Stillerman said in a statement. “As one of the year’s top new cable series, Humans has been embraced by fans and critics across the U.S. and UK. We’re looking forward to continuing this very captivating story and further exploring the show’s parallel, Synth-filled world that hits so disturbingly close to home.”
Have you been watching Humans? Glad to see it renewed?