'American Gods' renewed for second season | Inquirer Entertainment

‘American Gods’ renewed for second season

/ 12:18 PM May 15, 2017
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Image: Starz via AFP Relaxnews

Not even three episodes into its debut season, “American Gods” has been greenlit for a second excursion, set for midway through 2018.

Having debuted on April 30 and with a third of eight episodes set to air on May 14, “American Gods” comes from some of the biggest names in fantasy fiction and episodic TV, Neil Gaiman and Brian Fuller.

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Gaiman’s 2001 novel “American Gods” won both the Hugo and Nebula awards while Fuller built his reputation on shows like “Star Trek: Voyager”, “Heroes”, “Pushing Daisies”, and “Hannibal”.

Set in both the present day and historical times, the fantasy drama is about a struggle for supremacy between old gods and new, a face-off between deities representing traditions such as love, war and death, and those dedicated to technology, globalization and media.

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A second season will extend to at least another eight episodes, reports Deadline.

Its April 30 debut reached close to 1 million viewers according to United States network Starz, while Amazon Video is carrying the series internationally. JB

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