The network has a great record, with only two one and gone shows ever: Political Animals and Common Law, and they were both very good shows. So, anything that USA is putting on our screens I am watching. (After all, it´s been the number one cabler in the summer eight years in a row); and now, USA renews Graceland for season two.
–USA Network today announced a 13-episode second season order for the provocative one-hour hit drama series GRACELAND, which follows a group of elusive undercover agents who live in a web of lies while operating under the same roof. Inspired by true events, the series is summer’s #1 new scripted series in cable among P18-49 with 1.8M viewers, and has captured a broad audience to-date, averaging 4M total viewers P2+. The announcement was made today by USA Network President Chris McCumber.
“Jeff Eastin has once again delivered for USA Network. GRACELAND’s brilliant serialized storytelling mixed with striking cinematography and a captivating ensemble cast has clearly resonated with a wide audience,” said McCumber. “We’re proud to be the home of summer’s top new cable drama and anticipate GRACELAND will be a long-term player for the network.”
In GRACELAND, rookie FBI Agent Mike Warren (Tveit) is unexpectedly shipped off to a Southern California beachfront property turned safe house for undercover agents, dubbed “Graceland,” and assigned to investigate his would-be mentor – the enigmatic and legendary FBI Agent Paul Briggs (Sunjata).
The series will conclude its 12-episode freshman season on Thursday, September 12 at 10/9c, following the explosive series finale of beloved long-running drama BURN NOTICE at 9/8c. GRACELAND culminates with the much-anticipated reveal of the elusive drug lord “Jangles,” as the house divides loyalties between Briggs and Mike. Emotions unravel and tensions run high as Briggs’ past resurfaces and his worst fears are realized. Will the “Graceland” house survive the aftermath of this riveting finale?
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