Friday, September 24, 2010
A&E ORDERS SECOND SEASON OF THE HIT DRAMA SERIES 'THE GLADES'
A&E Press Release
A&E Network has picked up a second season of the acclaimed drama series, "The Glades" starring Matt Passmore, it was announced today by Bob DeBitetto, President and General Manager of A&E Network and BIO Channel.
Season-to-date, "The Glades" is averaging 3.2 million total viewers per premiere episode with 1.3 million adults 25-54 and 1.1 million adults 18-49. Not only has the series become A&E's number one program among total viewers since premiering in July, but "The Glades" has propelled A&E to ad-supported cable's number one network on Sunday nights among total viewers.
"'The Glades' has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal audience in its first season," said DeBitetto. "With superb writing and exceptional acting, led by a standout performance by Matt Passmore, we're pleased that the series has struck a chord with fans."
Season two of "The Glades" will begin pre-production later this year on thirteen new episodes slated to premiere in 2011. A&E is currently beginning production on the new scripted drama series "Breakout Kings," also slated for a 2011 premiere.