The world’s mystical treasures are safe for one more year. TNT has renewed “The Librarians” for a second season consisting of 10 episodes. It’s set to return later this year.
The fantasy adventure ended its first season run on Jan. 18 averaging 11.4 million viewers an episode in live and delayed viewing. That makes it cable’s No. 2 new series of 2014, second only to TNT’s own “The Last Ship.”
Adapted from TNT’s hit movie franchise, “The Librarians” follows an ancient organization hidden beneath the Metropolitan Public Library who are dedicated to protecting the unsuspecting world from the secret, magical threats hidden all around.
It stars Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim and “Night Court” star John Larroquette. “Falling Skies” star Noah Wyle recurs as Flynn Carsen, the role he played in TNT’s movie trilogy, in addition to serving as an executive producer.
Produced by Electric Entertainment, “The Librarians” is executive produced by Dean Devlin, John Rogers and Marc Roskin, alongside Wyle.
Originally, TNT aired three movies as part of “The Librarians” TV franchise, which starred Wyle: “The Librarian: Quest for the Spear” in 2004, 2006’s “The Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mines” and “The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice” in 2008.