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Turner Network media brands TBS and TNT have renewed three original series currently airing on the networks: the critically acclaimed TNT drama Animal Kingdom, the new TBS series Wrecked and the hit TBS comedy Angie Tribeca.
Wrecked ranks among cable's Top 25 scripted series for the year-to-date and is the #1 new cable comedy among adults 18-49.
Angie Tribeca's second season premiere delivered cable's largest increase of adults 18-49 (+41%) for a returning comedy this year.
Animal Kingdom is pulling in a young audience profile and has been on an upward trajectory since its premiere.
- Carissa Pavlica
Turner networks TNT and TBS have handed out three series renewals, it was announced Wednesday.
Since rebranding in January, TBS has premiered and renewed four new comedies: “Angie Tribeca,” “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” “The Detour” and “Wrecked.” All four rank among the year’s Top 10 new cable comedies among adults 18-49, with “Wrecked” and “The Detour” topping the chart.
“A year ago we began reinventing TBS, and thanks to the incredible talent behind these shows, we’ve come a long way in a very short amount of time,” said Brett Weitz, executive vice president of original programming for TBS. “Pulling the trigger on renewals early allows us to build on our success by giving fans new seasons more quickly.”
“‘Animal Kingdom’ has signaled the new tone for TNT dramas and is moving the network »
- Laura Prudom
If Lost and Gilligan's Island had a baby, it could be Wrecked. Watch "Mayhem," a trailer for the Wrecked TV series on TBS, premiering Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at 10:00pm. The new ensemble comedy comes from executive producers and writers Justin Shipley and Jordan Shipley and producer Jesse Hara.
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