NBC won’t leave fans of Manifest with that major cliffhanger, with the network officially giving a renewal for Season 2.
Manifest Season 2 is officially happening at NBC!
The Peacock’s Abrams/Lost-esque Mystery Box series is guaranteed a comeback, with the network’s renewal for a full second season set for the 2019-2020 TV season. The renewal isn’t exactly surprising, with Manifest emerging as TV’s most-watched new series of the 2018-2019 TV season. (Check out our coverage and episode recaps for Manifest right here!)
As Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, co-presidents scripted programming at NBC Entertainment, express in a statement:
"In just its first season, Manifest has answered many questions about the mystery of Flight 828 and, smartly, asks many more. Congratulations to [creator] Jeff Rake, our producers, cast and crew who have created an incredibly addictive series with compelling characters and complex relationships."
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