TNT had some big announcements today for fans of the network.
First, fans of the hit series The Last Ship have reason to celebrate today.
TNT has ordered 13 episodes for a fourth season of The Last Ship to air next summer.
Based on William Brinkley’s popular novel, The Last Ship chronicles a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world’s population. The series stars Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin and Bridget Regan.
Also announced, TNT has greenlit a pilot for Monsters of God, a post-Civil War drama from Rod Lurie and Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment for Turner’s Studio T.
Lurie wrote the script and serves as executive producer and director on the pilot.
In Monsters of God, savagery and violence are the cornerstones of Colonel “Terrible” Bill Lancaster’s holy war against the Comanche in post-Civil War Texas.
Despite the peaceful co-existence between the Comanche and local townspeople, Lancaster sets out on a quest to kill off every single member of the tribe, bringing wild chaos to the town of Slater.
The network also announced that the third season of its hit series The Librarians will premiere on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).
Later this year with Good Behavior, starring Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery in a no-holds-barred performance as a complicated woman trying to regain her life. Good Behavior is slated to premiere Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT).
“We’re creating premium shows that are also unapologetically entertaining, whether it’s through the tenuous and unexpected relationship in Good Behavior, the hard-hitting action of The Last Ship, or Monsters of God, our version of a western chock-full of violence, sex and insane characters,” said Sarah Aubrey, executive vice president of original programming for TNT.
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