CBS announced today that it has picked up another season of a drama series. The network ordered the second season of the summer series “Zoo.”
In its freshman run, the series was the most-watched scripted summer series of 2015, the network noted. Season two will air in summer 2016.
Said Glenn Geller, President, CBS Entertainment: “Zoo’s thrilling stories clicked with audiences each week during a very competitive summer. We’re excited for viewers to see where our talented writers and cast take them as the adventure continues to unfold during season two in the ultimate fight of man vs. beast.”
In its announcement, the network notes: “Based on the #1 bestseller by James Patterson, ‘Zoo’ is a global thriller about a wave of violent animal attacks against humans across the planet. ‘Zoo’ is produced by CBS Television Studios. The series is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and worldwide by CBS Studios International. Jeff Pinkner, Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Scott Rosenberg, Michael Katleman, James Mangold, Cathy Konrad, James Patterson, Bill Robinson, Leopoldo Gout and Steve Bowen are executive producers.”
Season one of “Zoo” is out on Netflix.
The summer 2016 lineup on CBS also includes the recently announced one-hour comedic thriller “BrainDead,” along with the perennial summer hit “Big Brother.”